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14 November 2018 5:32 AM Defending Open champion Cameron Davis better prepared than last year

"It wasn't that difficult a decision, but what I would be missing out on is another opportunity to potentially win a golf tournament on the PGA Tour which would cement everything, or do really well and move yourself a long way up there," Davis said of his decision to return home. "So missing any event is a relatively big deal, but for this tournament 5

12 November 2018 3:48 AM Petrovic settling down for a good run at Queanbeyan

“The barrier will be very helpful to him,” Petrovic said. “We would like to keep him going well because we want to find partners for the rest of the family.” Petrovic also will take Our Revenue across to her home track after she failed first-up in a Highway at Randwick last month. She has been placed in half of her 22 starts but, since the blinkers went on last preparation 8

9 November 2018 3:28 AM Canberra school teacher breaks triathlon world record

Canberra school teacher Laura Marshall has set a new triathlon world record and become the first ACT women to swim the English Channel. Marshall became the first Australian women to complete the gruelling Enduroman Arch to Arc, an ultra-endurance triathlon from London to Paris, solo. Marshall completed the 140-kilometre run, 35k swim and 300km cycle 8

6 November 2018 3:05 AM Shraaoh toughs it out in the mud, long term aim is Sydney Cup

Shraaoh has had a rather more low-key preparation than that pair, having got through quarantine and then been kept ticking over at Waller's Flemington stable until the right opportunity presented. That came on Cup Day in the supporting staying race, the Ronald McDonald House Charities Plate, where the $6.50 shot proved too good for 13 rivals under Kerrin 8

1 November 2018 4:00 AM Dance sweet on Yogi's Cup chances if he can win his way into it

Flemington's Lexus Handicap is the last chance saloon for several Melbourne Cup candidates trying to force their way into the field, and leading Australian syndicator Darren Dance is hoping that he can boost the local challenge for the great race by getting his New Zealand-bred galloper Yogi into the race by winning Saturday's 2500-metre contest. Yogi has long shaped 7

31 October 2018 8:40 AM Canberra Racing board undergoes revamp

Canberra Racing chief financial officer Andrew Clark is filling the role on an interim basis. Mackay has a strong racing background, having worked in the industry for 10 years before moving to Canberra in 2014 to take over the Southern Cross Club. He held roles at the Sydney Turf Club, Tabcorp, the Australian Turf Club and Racing NSW. The former chief 7

29 October 2018 9:31 AM Big-spending Newcastle tempt Klemmer with mega deal

Under the NRL’s anti-tampering regulations, Klemmer is supposed to be off limits to rival clubs until November next year. The NRL has the authority to impose a range of sanctions, starting with warnings and fines, in the rare event that a tampering offence is proven. An estimated $2 million of Newcastle’s 2019 salary cap remains unspent, and Knights 6

27 October 2018 2:58 AM Gai-ja vu: Waterhouse and Bott claim prize again

It's an Inglis sales-restricted race, an event that carries an entree to a richly endowed series with a $3 million bonus. So it was odds-on that Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott would have not just a runner, but a fancied contender. Punters should, if they haven't already, learn to set their watches for just after noon on Cox Plate day at Moonee Valley 13

25 October 2018 9:28 AM First chairwoman, Foster on board for potential new FFA hierarchy

There remained a chance on Thursday that Foster’s voice could become all the more influential throughout Australian football, with the former Socceroo and media personality understood to have been among up to a dozen nominees put forward for the vacant board positions. Fairfax Media understands there was a significant from stakeholders lead by the players' 14

24 October 2018 7:30 AM Invictus Games haka casts its spell at Homebush

The international sporting event was created by Prince Harry in 2014, who, after visiting the Warrior Games in the Colorado the previous year, saw first-hand how the power of sport could help injured soldiers physically, psychologically and socially. He then decided to create his own version named Invictus (after the poem by William Ernest Henley), which 18