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15 June 2018 9:00 AM Full steam ahead for Merchant Navy at Ascot

“We are very happy with Rhododendron. The plan is to go to the mile race on day one at Royal Ascot, and there is no problems with her stepping back up to a mile and a quarter when needed,” O’Brien said. “If we go to the Cox Plate, we have to go with a very good horse and she would definitely be on the list for that. “ Sioux Nation won a group 1 last year and we are looking 13

14 June 2018 6:00 AM Bloodlines: Snitzel extends reign as king of the stallions

Just one group1 event remains for the 2017-18 Australian racing season and the Chris Waller stable, aided by a huge contribution from wonder mare Winx, has produced another amazing 12 months. A total of 69 group1 races were programmed in the 12 months beginning August 1, 2017, finishing on Saturday week with the running of the group1 Tattersall’s Tiara 11

13 June 2018 10:25 PM Fans name Optus Stadium as AFL's best venue, Fyfe as league's MVP

This time last year, Simpson had the league's second-worst approval rating, narrowly ahead of Gold Coast's Rodney Eade, who was later soon sacked. Just 51 per cent of Fremantle fans were satisfied with coach Ross Lyon, who has endured his own season from hell after a sexual harrassment claim from five years ago was revealed in the media recently 10

13 June 2018 12:23 AM Skye Nicolson walking into the Hornet's nest

"The Olympics have always been the big goal for me, so Tokyo 2020 is my next big goal," Nicolson said. "Then we’ll sit down and look at what I want to do next after that. Definitely not [turning professional] in the next year and a half to two years, but after that it’s definitely something we’ll be looking into. "I’ve still got plenty on, I’m boxing 14

12 June 2018 7:02 AM Capitals star Kelsey Griffin back in green and gold at Four Nations

Goriss said although they were down on personnel, it provided an opportunity for some of the younger players to push through the ranks and represent the Opals. “There is only a limited amount of players playing in the WNBA so it gives some of the younger girls an opportunity to go and represent the Opals in a world-class tournament,” Goriss said. “It also gives 10

9 June 2018 12:53 AM Jeff Horn brushes off Top Rank mind games amid weigh-in drama

The champion was given one hour to shed half a pound or forfeit his championship - so he jumped in a hot shower for a few minutes and returned to the scales. He weighed 146.6 pounds (66.45kg) and wasn't flustered at all with the bout to go ahead on Sunday (AEST) with gold on the line. "I wasn’t stressed because I know that’s exactly what their team wanted 9

6 June 2018 12:15 PM ACT government plan to improve bike paths and draw in cycling tourists

It already produces some of the world's best cyclists, now the ACT government wants to make Canberra Australia's best cycling destination with a cycling tourism strategy it expects will provide a $400 million boost to the economy over the next decade. The government will reveal its strategy on Thursday with new mountain-bike networks and a cycling guide 13

6 June 2018 8:32 AM Wiasak's Olympic dream in tatters

Cycling Australia chief executive Steven Drake said these decisions were always tough, but their simple goal was to win gold medals and funding decisions had to be made with that in mind. He said the problem for Wiasak was her best event, the individual pursuit, wasn't an Olympic one, whereas the team pursuit was. Drake said they would continue to support 12

6 June 2018 7:38 AM Canberra gymnasts shine at Australian Gymnastics Championships

Canberra gymnast Michaela Smith has capped off a superb national championships for athletes from the capital by being named the Australian champion after claiming two gold medals and a silver in the under-15s category. Canberra gymnasts won 27 medals, including a staggering nine gold medals, at the Australian championships in Melbourne earlier this week. There 9

31 May 2018 2:41 AM Grounds for concern: Gold Creek not a toxic play ground

ACT sports minister Yvette Berry says the Gold Creek School's synthetic sports ground is safe, despite concerns raised about the rubber being potentially toxic. Responding to questions raised by Liberal MLA James Milligan, Berry said independent studies had cleared the rubber used as safe, with the same material also used in many shoes and toys. The rubber 23