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7 November 2018 1:20 AM Melbourne Cup 2018: Godolphin lands its holy grail after 30 years

The trainer, Charlie Appleby, was quick to give credit to the inspiration behind Godolphin, the man who never gave up on winning the world-famous race. “Godolphin is not Charlie Appleby, Saeed Bin Suroor or James Cummings. Godolphin is His Highness Sheikh Mohammed and what he has built up,” Appleby said. “It is for a moment like this. It is all for him.” It had been 30 years 51

6 July 2018 9:25 AM West Belconnen Warrior Daniel Killick-Moran ready for Woden revenge

You could forgive Daniel Killick-Moran for dreading his return to Phillip Oval on Sunday, two years after a twisted knee shattered his Canberra Raiders Cup premiership dream. The West Belconnen Warriors prop left the ground with a ruptured posterior cruciate ligament and was ruled out for the rest of the season, forcing him to watch from the sideline 50

18 May 2018 8:41 AM Biathlon scandal dwarfs Australian sport’s tales of wrongdoing

I was in Lausanne last week for a meeting. While I was there, I got to thinking about how big the world is and how small a place Australia occupies in it. And how little Australia sometimes knows about what’s going on everywhere else. This sprung to mind this week, upon digesting the umpteenth report analysing the likely, improbable and obscure consequences 44

28 March 2018 12:28 PM The punishment doesn't fit the crime: Shane Warne objects to ban

It was also revealed that sandpaper, not tape as originally claimed, was used on the ball. In his post, Warne also suggested that the worldwide reaction to the scandal had gone too far, citing South Africa's own ball-tampering cases. "[South Africa's captain] Faf du Plessis, has been charged with the offence twice, and opening bowler Vernon Philander 43

27 March 2018 8:15 PM Darren Lehmann slips through as Cricket Australia tightens the noose

Slowly, because this is cricket, the noose tightens. As it does, the wriggle room narrows. It is apparent now that although this is a crisis for all of Australian cricket, indeed Australian sport, the locus of the problem is very much the national team. For a long time, it has operated as its own retreat, a discreet unit within the Australian cricket 48

27 March 2018 7:47 AM Canberra Times sport podcast: Steve Smith, ball tampering, Raiders and Brumbies

Is Steve Smith's biggest crime that he got caught or that he conspired to cheat? Either way, the fall out is ugly. The over-the-top outrage is continuing is Smith's immediate international career is hanging by a thread as Cricket Australia attempt to clean up a massive disaster. But does the crime fit the overreaction? Eamonn Tiernan and Kyle Mackey-Laws 34

11 February 2018 5:03 AM Two men injured in helicopter crash at Bankstown Airport

Two men have escaped with minor injuries after a helicopter crash that damaged their aircraft significantly in south-west Sydney on Sunday. Emergency services were called to Bankstown Airport about 12.30pm to reports that a small helicopter had crashed. Police from Bankstown Local Area Command found the four-seater Robinson R22 helicopter with significant 131

11 February 2018 1:40 AM Police ask for public's help to find stolen car involved crime-spree

Police want the public's help to find a stolen car involved in a crime spree across Canberra's south. ACT Policing said the silver Ford Falcon sedan - ACT registration YGJ43X - was believed to have been stolen from Philip on Thursday. Police said the car was seen at Woolworths Caltex petrol station in Lanyon about 9.30am Friday. An hour, later the car was involved 109

10 February 2018 3:33 AM Woman charged with terrorism after alleged 'Islamic State' stabbing

A 24-year-old Bangladeshi woman who has been in the country for less than a fortnight has faced court charged with terrorism after an alleged "Islamic State-inspired" stabbing in Mill Park. Momena Shoma, a student and Bangladeshi national, was remanded in custody on a terrorism-related charge after facing Melbourne Magistrates Court during a brief hearing 110

9 February 2018 6:29 AM Cerebral palsy sufferer left with cuts and bruises following Baldivis attack

A 66-year-old man with cerebral palsy was the victim of a cowardly attack in Baldivis on the weekend. It happened on Sunday, February 4, on a footpath near a shopping centre on Settlers Avenue. Police say the man had been walking on the path when he was confronted by a male offender who tried to steal his wallet. During the attempted robbery the man was punched 45