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3 August 2018 10:03 AM Australian champion Dave Toussaint retires from boxing

"If this is as far as I can go, then so be it - 13-0, Australian champion, twice Australasian champion, it isn’t that bad really. I can’t really complain. "I’ve been boxing for 18 years and I’ve had over 80 fights. If this has to be the end, it’s the end. I’m still happy with what I’ve done and what I’ve achieved. "Even the fact I could box full-time 14

21 July 2018 4:56 AM UFC champion Whittaker turns to coaching during injury lay-off

"In my opinion, the champion should fight the top contender. Gastelum's up there somewhere, but he's not the top one," Whittaker said, before adding that he was still happy to take the fight. "I don't pick and choose. I've never really had an qualms about who I fight next." Despite being middleweights, Whittaker and Gastelum will be lending their experience 16

20 July 2018 6:53 AM Nick Kyrgios blazes a path for Harry Bourchier

"A lot of basketball and computer games - he plays a lot but I don’t really play too much. Just hanging out, lots of food to be honest, we enjoy food so that keeps us busy for quite the amount of time. "It’s really good seeing him do well. I know he has had a lot of injuries himself but I enjoy watching him play, but he’s really good to watch 13

15 July 2018 9:09 AM Horn quick to suggest rematch after Pacquiao's title win

Another one of the welterweight title holders, like Errol Spence or Keith Thurman, would also be a high-rating fight, but someone like Spence, who is rated the second-best in the division behind Crawford, might also be a bridge too far for Pacquiao given his stopping power. Given the immense controversy about the result of the Pacquiao-Horn fight, a second 10

26 June 2018 7:43 AM Foster's defence of proper pronunciation says it all

Craig Foster should be commended for coming out on the front foot and defending SBS World Cup host Lucy Zelic, who for some reason had to justify pronouncing people's names correctly. As are the times in which we live, it wasn't anyone of note taking aim at Zelic's efforts to get her tonsils around the challenging smorgasbord of names at the World Cup. Instead 13

22 June 2018 5:39 AM Prompt Response on target for Tiara triumph

Prompt Response is one of those horses that deserves a group 1 victory, and co-trainer Adrian Bott hopes it will come in the Tatts Tiara at Doomben on Saturday. The signs are good heading to the Tiara – a game return as runner-up in the Dane Ripper Stakes, a weight turnaround on her rivals from that three-way photo finish, and a good barrier of three 17

13 June 2018 5:39 AM This is my yard: Ben Edwards set to return to the cage

Hex matchmaker Luke Vella told Edwards he is happy to put him on every show until the UFC calls, so the Canberran has mapped out a plan. Line 'em up, he'll knock 'em down. "The Guvner" of Canberra is going to rule this town. "[Vella] said ‘what about June in Melbourne, July in Perth or September somewhere else?’ I said ‘I’d love to go back to Perth but if you can find someone 18

7 June 2018 7:24 AM Jeff Horn to fight fire with fire and 'smash' Terence Crawford

"I got an email from Brian McIntyre, who is Crawford’s manager, and it says 'we have never worn these before and we’re not going to wear them for the fight and they’re banned'," Lonergan said. "He’s just full of shit, and I always knew that he was. They’re going to be using Everlast MX horsehair-based glove. "Have a think about it, horsehair is not a foam compound 12

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 29

31 May 2018 7:17 AM Tomi Juric 'a chance' to be fit in time for World Cup: Van Marwijk

"If I have to give you an answer five days ago maybe I was doubting. Now he trains for one and a half, two days and he doesn’t complain. So I think now he has a chance," van Marwijk said. The Dutch coach will not finalise his 23-man World Cup squad until close to the deadline, leaving 27 players fighting for a seat on a plane to Russia until Sunday evening 25