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11 November 2018 4:16 AM Probe into Cup death looks at all factor as RV commits to safety

While several have enjoyed great success on the track, others have not fared so well at the quarantine centre at Werribee. Godolphin's main Cup hope, Hamada, had to be euthanised after a trackwork gallop while others, such as Duretto, Emotionless and Red Verdon, all missed their main targets because they sustained injuries while exercising at the centre 16

22 September 2018 2:00 PM Dragon boat racing: a sport for all ages

Ms Stern, who migrated to Australia in 1948 with her Hungarian family, moved to Israel after meeting her husband in Europe where she went on a working holiday. They moved to his native Israel where her husband was killed in the Six Day war in 1967, when a direct hit on the tank he was in on the Suez Canal was fired by Egyptian forces. At the time her two children 27

24 August 2018 8:01 AM New faces crowned Canberra Brave's MVPs

Matt Hewitt and Trevor Gerling joined the Canberra Brave with one goal: win the Goodall Cup. They still have four more games before they can tick that off, but in the meantime they have secured another major honour - joint winners of the Brave's most valuable player award. The Brave will finish their season on the road when they face the Melbourne Ice in a double-header 29

24 August 2018 7:39 AM AFL Canberra clubs 'all chasing Ainslie'

"Watching the video [of the first three games], I think we were a little bit arrogant. We thought it was just going to happen and we got knocked off by some pretty good sides," Rourke said. "Belconnen certainly took it up to us in the first game and gave us a fair shellacking, and we realised we had to do some hard work. The boys have stuck at that. "We don’t 33

24 August 2018 5:40 AM Melbourne, in case you hadn't noticed

When Melbourne’s swank new tennis precinct opened in 1988, it was called Flinders Park. Eight years later, Premier Jeff Kennett decided this did not sufficiently identify it to the world. It was not - abused word alert - “iconic” enough. So he re-christened it Melbourne Park. Colin McDonald, then head of Tennis Australia, protested, saying it had been a deliberate 33

21 August 2018 2:00 PM Sick of motherhood statements, ACT soccer referees are ready to revolt

Capital's premier soccer competition is facing a referee revolt on the eve of the finals series amidst claims abuse of officials has reached its worst point in 10 years. Overall, there are 36 incidents where match officials believe Capital Football has not adequately sanctioned offenders in recent years. They range from physical abuse (including punching 11

18 August 2018 5:29 AM Canberra Demons fall despite Tom Faul's high-five

Even a Tom Faul masterclass couldn't stop the Canberra Demons' frustrating slide down the ladder that has left them facing a sudden death showdown on the road come finals time. The Demons slumped to a third-straight defeat after falling by 47 points to Sydney University in the NEAFL at Blacktown International Sportspark on Saturday. The 17.19 (121) to 11.8 (74) loss means 27

5 August 2018 12:00 PM Racing NSW buy Cummings' slice of paradise for retired racehorses

Bart’s son, trainer Anthony Cummings, would not comment on the sale when contacted by Fairfax Media on Sunday. The property had been part of court proceedings back in February when Anthony Cummings’s lawyer, Michael Jaloussis, offered valuation for feed company Ranvet and the property. “As your Honour would see, it is worth about $12-13 million. I wouldn’t 28

15 July 2018 9:39 PM The world's best celebration: a very Gallic victory

Paris: Late in the second half of the World Cup final, a man walked his little dog past the throng watching on a makeshift outdoor screen at Le Saint Gervais in the Marais district of Paris, seemingly indifferent to the triumph at hand. From where I watched, clinging to a high fence, the World Cup final was for Parisians not so much a matter of life and death 23

12 July 2018 8:12 AM ACT Schoolboys to play Queensland I for third place at nationals

The ACT Schoolboys won't defend their title but they can still get on the podium when they play Queensland I for third spot at the national championships in Sydney on Saturday. The ACT won their first national title since 1988 at the tournament last year and the reigning champions clinched two of their three group games to finish second behind NSW I. They trounced 27