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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 10

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 7

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 23

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 21

29 April 2018 10:12 AM Speedcar driver Reid Mackay fighting for his life after crash

Mackay has been dubbed "race car royalty", following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Ronnie Mackay, who was also a speedway champion. Driver Reagan Angel was also injured in a different race on Saturday night but is "in good spirits", according to the Speedcar Association of NSW Facebook page. "Reid is one of the nicest young racers in the sport 27

25 March 2018 8:47 AM Clarke: I'll return as Australian captain

Clarke, who retired after Australia's losing Ashes series of 2015, said he would consider returning - if asked, following the incident which he described as "disgraceful". "If I was asked by right people, then I would think about my answer," Clarke said on Channel Nine's Sports Sunday. Clarke said the ball tampering reflected a failure of leadership 26

10 March 2018 5:52 AM Canberra MMA fighter Ben Edwards could sign with Russia's Fight Nights Global

"The Guvner" says Ben Sosoli doesn't want a bar of him - so Edwards hopes Turner pulls up okay so they can meet in the octagon at a Brace MMA event in Canberra on May 5. If Edwards can beat three of the top four Australian heavyweights and the fourth won't fight him, he hopes the UFC come knocking. If that's not enough, the 33-year-old is off to Russia 33

2 March 2018 11:00 AM For best results, log off now

Is boxing any longer acceptable as sport? Boxing in Australia probably peaked with Lionel Rose's world title, but that was 50 years ago this week. In the UK this week, light heavyweight Scott Westgarth died after a bout, which he won. Once, boxing was the "sweet science". Increasingly, that looks like sugar-coating. Boxing defended itself this week by saying 53

27 February 2018 3:12 AM 50 years ago today, Lionel Rose made boxing history

Rose was never in difficulty during the 15-round bout and said he had not been hurt at any stage. . "Don't worry," Rose told manager Rennie at the end of the third round, "he can't hit hard enough to hurt me." Rose finished the fight with a bruised knuckle on his right hand, but facially was unmarked. He hurt his right in the 14th round when he made Harada's 32

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Two children injured in crash at Athlone

A young girl is fighting for life after a two-car collision about 110 kilometres south-east of Melbourne on Saturday. Five people were injured after two cars crashed on the Drouin-Korumburra Road, Athlone, just before 1.30pm. A primary school-aged girl was flown to the Royal Children's Hospital, where she remained in a critical condition on Saturday 73