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23 October 2018 2:56 AM $100,000 Canberra International lures top-100 players

Davis Cup star Jordan Thompson and comeback kid Jason Kubler will headline the men's draw at the $106,000 Canberra International next week. Just 12 months after Kubler was battling at world No. 921 the Queenslander will arrive in the capital a whopping 824 rankings higher. Australia player Jordan Thompson will line up at the Canberra International next week. Credit 4

20 October 2018 11:28 AM City spoil Victory's Honda welcome party

Melbourne City have spoiled Keisuke Honda's Melbourne Victory welcoming party after they beat the Japanese legend's side 2-1, as they kicked off their A-League campaigns at Marvel Stadium on Saturday night. Wearing the captain's armband Honda scored the opening goal in the 28th minute in front of 40,504 fans, only for City to controversially equalise 8

20 October 2018 10:00 AM Edwina Bone named in Canberra Strikers' greatest team

Straight after the game, Bone was in a car and on the way to Wagga Wagga for a wedding. "We had two delays and I was like ‘oh my gosh, I can’t afford to have this delay because I’ve got to get to Wagga’," Bone said. "To warm up three times was a big ask for the group but they still performed fairly well, and to get a win over NSW was nothing to sneeze 7

20 October 2018 3:51 AM It's time: Portelli plotting to reign again in Slipper

Gary Portelli will skip the Magic Millions to concentrate on the Golden Slipper with She Will Reign's half-brother Time To Reign, which made a mess of his rivals on debut at Randwick on Saturday. There may be little similarity between Portelli's latest two-year-old protege and his former Golden Slipper heroine, but the Warwick Farm trainer is eyeing 6

19 October 2018 1:37 AM Quiet achiever Cosgrave hoping to make a big noise at Caulfield

Many leading European stables now rely on locally based riders for their big-race raiders when they come to Australia, but Godolphin is an exception. We all got used to seeing Frankie Dettori suit up here in the royal blue for countless Melbourne Cups, and the likes of William Buick, Kerrin McEvoy (when he was based in Europe) and James Doyle have been regular 5

18 October 2018 8:00 AM "No prima donnas" allowed at NBL's new South-East Melbourne club

Newly appointed South-East Melbourne coach Simon Mitchell has a message for players keen to join the NBL expansion side. Mitchell was announced as the inaugural coach of the NBL’s ninth side on Thursday and has already vacated his assistant coaching role with Melbourne United to take up the position. The new club has former Melbourne Tigers player and NBL executive 6

18 October 2018 2:50 AM Big chase looms for Australia as hosts tighten grip on second Test

That it was not Australia's day was underscored when Jon Holland was denied a wicket in the day's penultimate over. Azhar survived an lbw referral after the decision review system gave the batsman the benefit of umpire's call, as he was more than three metres down the wicket at the moment of impact. There is also an injury cloud hovering over Mitchell 4

18 October 2018 1:54 AM 'It's the right time': Eagles great Mark LeCras hangs up footy boots

It is understood that prognosis of his damaged wrist could be painful to continue training and playing at the highest level. LeCras, 32, met with Eagles coach Adam Simpson on Wednesday when it is understood the 219-game veteran made his call to finish. Current and former Eagles teammates are believed to have been told late on Wednesday of an impending 6

13 October 2018 5:45 AM Andrew Bogut's NBL debut ends with fourth-quarter Kings collapse

Andrew Bogut's much-anticipated NBL debut ended in defeat, as a fourth-quarter Sydney Kings collapse helped the Adelaide 36ers come away with a 94-83 win in front of 10761 fans at Qudos Bank Arena. The Kings held a six-point lead with as many minutes remaining, before a late flurry from the 36ers saw them emerge victorious. The vast majority of the pre-game 23

12 October 2018 5:38 AM Humble Fearnley wins The Don award

Fearnley had been a finalist four times. This year, he beat motor sports stars Daniel Ricciardo and Will Power, cricketer Ellyse Perry, soccer star Sam Kerr, former Australian hockey captain Mark Knowles and para-athletes Madison de Rozario and Lauren Parker. Also on Thursday night, the late, inimitable Richie Benaud was elevated from the Hall of Fame ranks 13