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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 5

16 October 2018 10:19 AM No average Joe: Cameron Smith on course for a sizzling summer

For someone with such an extraordinary talent on the golf course, Cameron Smith couldn't have more ordinary pursuits when he gets the rare chance to put down the clubs. He likes to wash his cars, he says, and has developed a liking to tend to his lawn in Jacksonville, Florida. The 25-year-old does hail from Brisbane, where you can literally watch the grass 6

15 October 2018 12:31 AM Canberra teen Keely Small wins gold at the Youth Olympics

“It hasn’t sunk in quite yet. This whole experience has been amazing, to be announced flagbearer and now see the Australian flag raised from on top of the podium with a gold medal – I’m so stoked.” Small said the crowd support, from a vocal Australian minority and the local crowd appreciating her dominating performance, spurred her to the top place on the dais. “I was a little 6

12 October 2018 7:04 AM Keely Small to race for Youth Olympic gold after qualifying fastest

Keely Small will be the Youth Olympic Games gold medal favourite on Monday morning after qualifying fastest for the 800 metres final. Small, the Australian team flag bearer in Buenos Aires, was more than one second quicker than the rest of the field, finishing her heat with a time of 2:05.68, with Germany's Sophia Volkmer second in 2:06.92. St Clare's 15

11 October 2018 7:31 AM How half hour with Arnold made Boyle switch national allegiance

He has never been to Australia before, doesn't yet know the national anthem but Scottish-born winger Martin Boyle says he is committed to the "great honour" of playing international football for the Socceroos. The 25-year-old former Scotland youth international will turn down any future chance of representing his home country and has pledged his future 15

6 October 2018 8:31 AM 'Thorpey has a valid point': Chalmers backs call to scrap predictions

Chalmers won five medals at his first Commonwealth Games, bagging four gold medals in the 200 metres freestyle, the 4 x 100 metres and 4 x 200 metres freestyle, the 4 x 100 metres medley relay and silver in the individual 100 metres. "It kind of frustrates me when people say [the Commonwealth Games] wasn't successful ... I'm not in it to win medals 9

6 October 2018 7:36 AM University of Canberra smashed in penultimate sevens round

The University of Canberra sevens side slumped to horror defeats in the penultimate round of the national series, leaking a combined 113 points to be languishing after day one. A re-jigged Canberra struggled to find cohesion on the Gold Coast after injuries and player unavailability forced coach Dave Grimmond to make seven changes to his touring squad 9

3 October 2018 6:50 AM Sammie Wood ruled out of University of Canberra sevens squad

The University of Canberra has made six changes to its squad for the fourth round of the national series after injuries and representative duties forced coach Dave Grimmond into an overhaul. Skipper Sammie Wood has been ruled out with a wrist injury, while United States import Abby Gustaitis has returned home to play for the national side. Sammie Wood, left, and Kasey 10

1 October 2018 11:23 AM Australian Youth Olympics flag-bearer runs in Keely Small's family

"It's a huge honour. Even just wearing the green and gold is an honour in itself and then on top of that being a flag-bearer is another honour," Small told Fairfax Media. "It's going to be a really cool experience. I've heard it's going to be an amazing opening ceremony, out of the stadium with the whole public invited to it." In a good omen for the 17-year-old 10

30 September 2018 8:50 PM Opals finish with silver after defeat to US in World Cup final

Team USA have proven too strong for Australia in their women's basketball World Cup showdown in Spain, recording a comfortable 73-56 victory over the Opals to take yet another gold medal. The Opals were hoping to add a second gold at this event to the one they claimed in Brazil back in 2006, but instead it was the star-studded Americans claiming the crown 6