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22 September 2018 7:18 AM 'I'm just happy I'm not in hospital': A 22-year journey to the fun run

Running five kilometres sounds easy compared to living the past 22 years with a disease that has no known treatment or cure. That's why Sarah McGoram and her 'no gutsy, no glory' teammates will be smiling regardless of how long it takes them to finish The Canberra Times Fun Run on Sunday. Jen Ticehurst, left, Sarah McGoram, and Maggie Almond are running 5

21 September 2018 5:07 AM Last minute Opals ready to step up as FIBA World Cup opens

Lavey was in training camp with the team a month ago and then just missed the side so she has only been absent for a few weeks of training and practice games. “We spoke at seven o'clock in the morning when I was barely awake, she [Stirling] said you have to get going in the next 24 hours to Spain - I said 'yep, let’s do it',” Lavey told Fairfax Media 7

18 September 2018 7:13 AM Canberra tennis prodigy Annerly Poulos jumps 1000 spots in rankings

Canberra tennis prodigy Annerly Poulos continues to stake her claim as a star of the future after rising more than 1000 places to force her way into the ITF top 100 rankings. The 15-year-old has been in scintillating form, winning three junior ITF titles in a row and taking her singles winning streak to 17 matches. Poulos started the year ranked 1120. But she has already 7

17 September 2018 8:00 AM Short on star power, but Leishman defends World Cup of Golf field

Marc Leishman doesn't expect the fact not one player in the world's top 20 will travel for the World Cup of Golf to dimish the US$7 million tournament, which is likely to have his Australian pairing with Cameron Smith pegged as favourites. Leishman, the world No.22, is set to be the highest ranked player to contest the teams-based event at Melbourne's 14

16 September 2018 2:01 PM Race-by-race guide and tips for Corowa on Monday

Thin race, with little form to impress, but if Canberra-trained 10. Who's Shout gets an even share of luck from a wide gate, will be hard to hold out. Has found the line nicely in two career starts, both times well in the market and has scope to win. Dangers: Benalla-based debutant 5. Bone Dry – by Danerich - trialled nicely and gets a 2kg claim but is drawn 13

12 September 2018 4:13 AM Cox Plate not necessarily the end for wonder mare Winx

Could Winx go on beyond another Cox Plate should she triumph for the fourth successive time in the weight-for-age event next month? Part owners Debbie Kepitis and Peter Tighe enthralled the audience at The Valley's A Legendary Night on Tuesday when they spoke about their wonder mare, how they came to buy her and their ride along the way as first she became 16

6 September 2018 2:09 AM SMH Live: Beyond the Back Page

The NRL title race is heading towards its tightest finish in history, with the top four teams being anyone's guess. After a dismal season, the UK spring tour is now a must win for the Wallabies. And the Aussie cricket team, post ball tampering, soon faces another challenge, against Pakistan, South Africa and the Test series against India. Join Herald 63

4 September 2018 7:16 AM Former prop Tai Tuivasa lands main event slot on Adelaide UFC card

The 25-year-old's recent win over Arlovski was different in that it was the first of his professional career to stretch beyond a first round knockout, but he says he's not planning on going five rounds with Dos Santos. "I've lost fights in the past, in many disciplines. I was young and dumb, but now my training mental state is a lot different. "I knew I could 7

3 September 2018 3:02 AM Dunn pledges half Kosciuszko winnings to drought relief

“We just thought with what is happening how can we make a difference for some of the farmers, and this seems the best way because it is such a big event for country racing.” The young trainer has developed an enviable reputation for bringing horses on the long trip to Sydney and winning. Care To Think, the best horse he has had, was made a $6 Kosciuszko 23

2 September 2018 3:20 AM Weir's big guns fire early but plenty more to come when spring hots up

Since moving to Weir's Ballarat yard, Nature Strip has won a back-end three-year-old handicap at Flemington and followed up at the same track over 1200 metres in a set weights and penalties event. After a three-week let-up he went to Adelaide to win in listed company, easily seeing off the highly-regarded filly Sunlight, who is a year younger. The horse's 22