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18 September 2018 4:18 AM Bassett and Mentor ready go head to head again

From foes to friends to foes again on the netball court . . . a heavyweight Quad Series clash between Australian captain Caitlin Bassett and England goalkeeper Geva Mentor continues a rollercoaster relationship between two players, who can both lay claim to the mantle of being the world’s best. Their duel under the hoop will go some way towards determining 8

1 September 2018 6:37 AM How Lanard Copeland's final NBA play set up 27 years in Australia

His Clippers teammates went crazy and trash-talked Johnson about how an unknown guy had just posterised him but Copeland paid a price for the play. “That was my last play in the NBA – a massive dunk on Larry Johnson,” Copeland said. “I came down on my knee, banged my knee a little bit. Afterwards the Clippers promised to put me on injury reserve but they had seven 31

25 August 2018 7:41 AM Brumbies tips help Ngawai Eyles make switch from netball to UC sevens

"I've played touch footy in the netball off-season. I dabbled in a bit of rugby sevens four or five years ago because all of my friends were playing, but that was it," Eyles said. "I've never been in a proper team environment, so this is the first time I'm committing to a team environment. "Netball is my number one sport but our off-season training was by playing 32

9 August 2018 4:45 AM Waugh shares Oxford Tycoon with family, friends and staff

“I always wanted to race one with Robyn and it is just fun to have her part of the team. We have been friends forever. “When I did it we had broken him in and he had shown a bit and he was always a good-looking type with a nice walk. He is starting to live up to that on track. “He is still six months away from being at his best but he is still worth 18

18 June 2018 6:07 AM Le Mans: Matt Campbell wins on debut at the world’s biggest race

“Matt was on the radio and he was just really calm and knew what he had to do. He just had this look in his eye and I was like 'this guy is the real deal'. These are young stars emerging and we are a part of it. Star appeal: Dempsey Proton Racing team manager and actor Patrick Dempsey after Matt Campbell's win at Le Mans. “I’m lost for words. Everyone 29

17 June 2018 3:11 AM Canberra Giants eye landmark ANL title on home court

“It was great to play in Canberra... we don’t get these crowds anywhere else in Australia," Rodrigo said. "It’s a great opportunity to have family and friends on the sidelines to cheer us on”. The Magpies are jostling for top spot with the Victorian Fury but the Tasmanian outfit - the state league affiliate of Super Netball's Collingwood Magpies - is guaranteed 27

14 June 2018 10:42 AM Lauren Jackson pays tribute to 'beautiful friend' Anne Donovan

Jackson took to Instagram to post a series of photos including Donovan from their time together in Seattle, with one of the highlights a shot of the pair kissing the WNBA trophy in 2004. "She started coaching me in 2003 and we just became friends straight away," Jackson said. "On court she did a lot of extra work with me on my inside game, and off the court 24

14 June 2018 7:12 AM Keely Froling relishing life outside her comfort zone

Keely Froling knew she had to step outside her comfort zone when one of her best friends went down with an anterior cruciate ligament tear. The Canberra Capitals Academy were dealt a cruel blow when Kate Gaze tore her ACL but 22-year-old Froling rose to the occasion - so much so that she is being touted as a SEABL most valuable player candidate 29

9 June 2018 4:27 PM French Open: Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens to break grand slam duck

Simona Halep was close to tears on Saturday after ending a long wait for herself and an even longer one for Romania by winning the French Open. The world number one, who had a reputation for collapsing when it mattered after losing three Grand Slam finals including two in Paris, finally put her hands on a major title after showing great determination 27

3 May 2018 7:25 AM Canberra Capitals sign WNBA-drafted point guard to boost roster

Capitals coach Paul Goriss has worked with Wallace in the Australian under-19 team and didn't hesitate in recruiting one of the country's best emerging talents to the capital. The Queenslander spent a year at the AIS before earning a scholarship to play at Baylor University in Texas and will graduate next week. She had spoken with Atlanta coach Nicki 37