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21 September 2018 2:00 PM Paralympic Committee defends Aussie accused of exaggerating symptoms

The APC said it had no concerns with Reid's case or the classifications of her "multiple impairments". "The APC has faith in the classification process and is fully satisfied that all requirements have been followed and met relating to Amanda’s international classification under the IPC Classification code and the classification rules of the UCI," a spokesman 9

3 June 2018 8:44 AM Evans wins National Capital Rally

Not even scenes reminiscent of an old Holden on a freezing cold winter's morning could stop Victoria's Eli Evans winning the National Capital Rally. Windscreen fogged up, driving in first gear at 20 km/h hitting shrubs either side of the road while his co-driver Ben Searcy wiped the glass with his seat cushion. It stopped Evans from being the fastest 25

2 June 2018 8:50 AM Disastrous day for Canberra's Bates brothers at National Capital Rally

"We were having a pretty reasonable day, we had won quite a few stages but halfway through the second last stage the car went from running perfectly fine, going 222 kilowatts, to about 20 kilowatts," Bates said. "We couldn't fix it in the forest and had to limp out and get back to service, so we lost a whole bunch of time. "It was unlucky but part of rally 22

1 June 2018 9:26 AM Brumbies and university of Canberra sign 30-year alliance agreement

The terms have since been adjusted for both parties, who will co-exist on campus and share resources until at least 2043. "It's been a very rich relationship for us ... this is just a concrete step," Saini said. "I wouldn't be signing [the agreement] if I wasn't optimistic [about the Brumbies future]. I've been optimistic from day one when I arrived 11

31 May 2018 11:39 PM From Cooma to the top of the world: Ben Thompson's dream

"I work then I go to Canberra of an afternoon, so I work an eight-hour day, finish at 4.30pm, get in the car, drive to Canberra, I train, then I drive home and I do it all again the next day," Thompson said. "I get sick of the driving but I love training that much, and I just want to win a world title and fulfil my dreams so I just keep doing it. "Everything 38

25 May 2018 11:31 AM Nastase surprise: Tennis great arrested twice in one day

Bucharest: Romanian police in Bucharest have arrested tennis legend Ilie Nastase twice in the same day, first on suspicion of driving while drunk and refusing to take a breathalyzer test, and then for riding a scooter without a licence. Police initially stopped the 71-year-old Nastase early Friday while he was driving his car and said he was visibly 33

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 25

7 April 2018 3:52 AM My Sweetchilliphilly changes stables to target Victoria Oaks

Tritton has also sold Miracle Mile runner Anything For Love to US owners and My Rona Gold will join her on the plane. “My Rona Gold will have one more start with us and then fly out to the States after that,” Tritton said. Tritton and his wife, Lauren, lead the metropolitan trainer's premiership, while Lauren is the leading driver at Menangle as the season 35

24 March 2018 12:28 PM Hamilton's good timing stuns pit lane

Right through Formula One’s eight days of winter testing in Spain earlier this month, Mercedes was conspicuous in its absence from the sharp end of the timesheets, world champion Lewis Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas rarely showing the speed most of their rivals figured they had in reserve. In qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix at Albert 28

2 March 2018 11:00 PM Grand Prix officials preparing tribute for Ron Walker

"There will be tributes to Ron at the event but in the hearts and bodies of all the people here who worked with Ron, I think the biggest tribute we can pay is to build on his legacy and all the things he taught us. I had the privilege of working directly for him. What I would say is that Ron taught us about vision, he taught us about detail and he also had a line that was on the back of the order 45