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19 October 2018 4:39 AM A-League expansion bidders Western Melbourne linked to Celtic star

Celtic are said to be keen on extending Brown's contract but the prospect of a late-career swansong - particularly at an ambitious new A-League franchise - could tempt him. The Western Melbourne Group are planning to fund and build a 15,000-seat football-specific stadium in Tarneit, an hour's drive west of the Melbourne CBD, if their expansion bid is approved 4

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 12

5 October 2018 8:25 AM Ron Stubbs pays tribute to brother Peter after Tony Campbell Cup

Albury trainer Ron Stubbs paid tribute to his brother and retiring Canberra Racing Club chief executive Peter Stubbs, but he couldn't deliver a fairytale in the Tony Campbell Memorial Cup at Thoroughbred Park on Friday. It marked Stubbs final meeting in charge at Canberra after 50 years in the racing industry, with the 66-year-old to stand down at the club's 10

30 September 2018 6:00 AM Beth Mooney returns to the scene of her finest hour

England opener Wyatt blasted a remarkable 56-ball ton to snatch a win for England - but the Australians didn't help themselves with four dropped catches under Manuka Oval's diamonds in the sky. Mooney still can't put her finger on why everything went right on the night of November 21, 2017 - well, from a personal perspective at least. "You like to live life on the edge as a batter 6

27 September 2018 10:27 PM AFL Grand Final: Where WA Eagles fans can watch September's big dance

For fans in need of a little silver service, Optus Stadium has a Buffet Lunch in the River View Room for $125, which includes lunch and beverages, stories from footy personalities, door prizes and more entertainment. The Perth Royal Show is offering discounted entry tickets to return to the Show any time on Saturday — the show's final day — with a range 7

24 September 2018 11:35 AM 'A good vibe in the room': Relaxed Eagles soak up Grand Final hype

"There's a lot more confidence in our players... and I think maturity in how they've handled themselves this year. Simpson had earlier beckoned West Coast supporters to Subiaco Oval for the club's final training session at the iconic WA footy venue, their last chance to farewell players before Saturday's decider and the Subiaco venue before it is demolished 12

19 September 2018 11:47 AM Wanderers hold off City fightback to progress to FFA Cup semi-final

Riley McGree's shot was well blocked by Wanderers goalkeeper Danijel Nizic only for Wanderers fullback Josh Risdon to handle as the ball came back towards goal. Fornaroli strolled forward but his approach was far too casual and although he sent Nizic the wrong way his softly struck penalty went wide of the post. When spot kicks like that come off, the taker 11

28 July 2018 5:07 AM Athletes can cash in on 2020 'home Games' as IOC warns of heat threat

“We are mindful that we do have to prepare for extreme heat,” Coates told a press conference earlier in the week. The past two Olympics in Rio and London required substantial commutes for the Australians, as well as significant time zone adjustments. Carroll said many of the federations were getting in early to take advantage of the relative proximity 32

24 July 2018 1:31 PM The world-famous horse whisperer who says he can save Chautauqua's career

Racing NSW stewards have told trainer John Hawkes and his sons, Michael and Wayne, that Chautauqua will need to complete a series of trials if he’s to take his place in The Everest (1200 metres) at Randwick on October 13. The notoriously prickly Hawkes clan aren’t saying much at the moment. Privately, many in the racing industry believe we will never 26

13 July 2018 10:00 AM No quarter given in clash of the cobble stones, Cup and centre court

Unstuck: Chris Froome was broken by the famed cobbles of Roubaix in 2014, which is where Le Tour reaches this weekend. Unusually, the Tour de France carnival rolls into Roubaix tomorrow. A stage of almost 160 kilometres, including 22 kilometres of dangerous, rutted pave. Underlining the pivotal nature of this ninth stage of Le Tour, while Christopher 32