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20 October 2018 8:20 AM Saeed had the Solution in battle of the blue armies

In recent times it is the Irish operation that has had the best of things, O'Brien's genius and the potent bloodlines of the super sire Galileo – represented in this race by The Cliffsofmoher and The Taj Mahal – giving them an edge. Charlie Appleby, a trainer well known to Australian racegoers, gave Sheikh Mohammed his first English Derby winner carrying 4

8 October 2018 4:24 AM Canberra Para shooter Scottie Brydon claims world title

Canberra's Scottie Brydon is the inaugural world champion after winning the first ever running of the Para trap shoots championships in Italy on the weekend. Brydon took out the PT1 title in Lonato on Saturday, adding his world crown to go with his first place at the World Cup event in France last month and a second in the United Arab Emirates World 8

5 October 2018 1:57 PM Cycling world to converge on the 'Gong at road world titles

“The championships will see junior, under-23 and elite male and female athletes compete across the Road Race, Individual and Team Time Trial events, creating a world-class event for spectators.” It is the third international event the NSW government has secured as part of its “10 World Cups in 10 years” campaign after winning the rights to the men’s 12

4 October 2018 8:17 AM Marquee status: Sam Kerr re-signs with Perth Glory for another W-League season

What do Alessandro Del Piero, Tim Cahill, Dwight Yorke, Keisuke Honda and now Sam Kerr have in common? They are all beneficiaries of Football Federation Australia’s marquee player fund, with Kerr - one of Australia’s best athletes - becoming the first female marquee in Australian soccer’s W-League. Kerr has re-signed with Perth Glory for an eighth season 9

22 September 2018 9:42 AM Appleby and Doyle combine with Jungle Cat to give Godolphin group 1 win

Godolphin’s two other runners, Home of the Brave and Osborne Bulls, both from the James Cummings stable, were a further length adrift. To put the English raider’s feat in perspective, the 1400 metres Sir Rupert Clarke is one of the most fiercely contested handicaps and the only horse that has carried more in the past 18 years to win it is Testa Rossa 16

15 September 2018 6:57 PM Yates climbs a mountain to plant a flag for Australian cycling

“Go for it,” Adam Yates told his brother, at the bottom of the last gruelling climb on the penultimate stage of the La Vuelta race in Spain. Simon Yates went for it, pushed hard up the mountain, and rode hard enough to claim the first victory for an Australian team in any of cycling’s three Grand Tours. He is one minute 46 seconds in front of the winner 17

29 August 2018 10:58 PM Godolphin galloper reportedly set for Winx Cox Plate challenge

Last time out he finished fifth in the group 1 Juddmonte International at York behind star three-year-old Roaring Lion and Poet's Voice, the horse who has claims to being the current leading older middle-distance galloper in Europe. Prior to that he had won a group 1 over the Cox Plate distance of 2000 metres in Germany, beating Stormy Antarctic after 19

20 August 2018 2:08 AM Michael Matthews sprints back to victory at BinckBank Tour

It might not be the Tour de France stage win he hoped for, but Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews has put a difficult year behind him to return to the winner's list. Matthews sprinted to victory on the final stage of the BinckBank Tour in Belgium on Monday to not only claim the stage win, but also second overall in the general classification 19

5 August 2018 5:26 AM Crash ends Michael Matthews' chances of San Sebastian Bling

Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews' run of bad luck continued with a crash ruining his chances of winning the Clasica San Sebastian in Spain on Sunday. Illness forced Matthews out of the Tour de France, where he was defending the green jersey he won in 2017, and he was hoping to put that behind him with victory in the one-day race. A crash 20 kilometres 27

17 July 2018 2:16 AM Mbappe's World Cup winnings going to charity: report

According to Sports Illustrated, 19-year-old soccer phenom Kylian Mbappe earned about $US22,500 for each of France's seven World Cup matches, plus a bonus of around $US350,000 after Les Bleus won the title with a 4-2 victory over Croatia. In total, he'll take in more than $US500,000 for his highly successful month in Russia. But he apparently won't be keeping 14