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11 June 2018 8:55 AM Socceroos set up base camp in Kazan as Cup preparations intensify

The time for talking, training, preparation and assessment is almost done with the Socceroos now having touched down in Kazan for the opening game in the World Cup against France on Saturday. The team landed late on Sunday night, Australian time, and were scheduled to do a public training session at their home from home in Kazan at Trudovyne Rezeny 11

31 May 2018 2:41 AM Grounds for concern: Gold Creek not a toxic play ground

ACT sports minister Yvette Berry says the Gold Creek School's synthetic sports ground is safe, despite concerns raised about the rubber being potentially toxic. Responding to questions raised by Liberal MLA James Milligan, Berry said independent studies had cleared the rubber used as safe, with the same material also used in many shoes and toys. The rubber 23

22 May 2018 7:39 AM Hands off, AFL: Boom recruit Bogut helps NBL level the playing field

Speaking one-on-one, Bogut said he knew his name and standing will help the league and remind young players that basketball can give them a sporting future just as the AFL or NRL can. “Hopefully my voice can help the NBL establish more of a voice in primary media,” Bogut said. “Historically these kind of events don’t get much media so if I can align 11

15 May 2018 12:19 PM Why Jamie Maclaren was cut from van Marwijk's World Cup squad

Bert van Marwijk made the bold decision to drop Australia’s form centre-forward from the 2018 World Cup squad due to a preference for versatility and international experience ahead of the tournament in Russia. Scotland-based striker Jamie Maclaren was the controversial omission from the 26-man training squad that will assemble in Antalya in Turkey next week, despite 24

16 April 2018 9:15 AM Young Magpies gun to sign contract extension

Star Collingwood draftee Jaiydn Stephenson is set to sign a two-year contract extension after a sublime start to his AFL career. The teenager was crucial in his team's upset win over Adelaide last Friday night, booting five goals to go with his 13 disposals in a near best-on-ground performance. Stephenson's management and the Magpies had already been in discussions 23

21 February 2018 8:08 AM A-League clubs ask FIFA to overhaul governance of FFA and Australian football

A-League clubs have called for FIFA's assistance with a large-scale overhaul of the administration of football in Australia and requested Football Federation Australia's board be "disqualified" from any future role in the formation of the expanded congress. A joint mission of representatives from FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation met with several 35

20 February 2018 7:50 AM FIFA given clear view of fractures in Australian football after first day of joint mission

A three person delegation from FIFA, world football's governing body, and the Asian Football Confederation met several stakeholder groups in Sydney on Tuesday in the first of three-days of meetings to help break the impasse over Football Federation Australia's failed attempts to expand its congress. In their talks one-on-one with groups representing 39

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Knee reconstruction for Blues' AFLW skipper Brianna Davey

Carlton's worst fears for their AFLW skipper Brianna Davey were realised when scans confirmed she ruptured her ACL on Friday night and would need a knee reconstruction. The 23-year-old defender suffered the injury with less than five minutes of the game remaining and was carried off the ground on a stretcher in agony. Davey flew home with the team but received 49

9 February 2018 3:51 AM 'Clutching at straws': Family's desperate plea over missing Esperance man

Esperance police and family of missing Castletown man Colin Johnson have called on the public for any information that may assist in their search, with no sign of him since February 5. Still images of CCTV footage have emerged of the 47-year-old at the BP Service Station on the corner of Goldfields Road and Reynolds Street in Castletown, where he was last seen at 9am on Monday 35

8 February 2018 6:10 AM Missing since Monday: Police renew call for help to find Esperance man

Concerns are increasing over the welfare of a man who has been missing from Esperance since Monday. Colin Johnson was last seen at a service station on the corner of Goldfields Road and Reynolds Street in Castletown, near Esperance, on February 5. The 45-year-old is described as fair skinned, 178cm tall with a medium build, grey hair and blue eyes. Colin 35