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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

23 August 2018 8:00 PM Former Cosmos player Paul Roberts joins Canberra bid for A-League spot

"I've been following the bid from afar and the most intriguing thing for me was that I can see the value of a Canberra team in the A-League," Roberts said. "The way it's been set up with the community-engagement model ... if you are looking at an expansion plan for the A-League, Canberra has to be introduced at some point. "When you look at everything 31

22 August 2018 12:14 PM Invincible Star joins The Everest party

GPI Racing has secured Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained sprinter Invincible Star for its slot in The Everest, meaning Chautauqua almost certainly miss the elite field of 12. GPI ‘s representative Andrew Williams completed the deal with Invincible Star for Greg and Barbara Ingham after a roaring piece of work at Canterbury on Wednesday. The Ingham 20

17 August 2018 12:40 AM Brett Fruend joins Queanbeyan Tigers 200 club

"I reckon the penny dropped somewhere along the way, because he turned up one pre-season and all of a sudden he was a running machine. "He’d gone from the back of the group to the front of the group in a reasonably short period of time. I’d seen him through that summer running the streets, and I reckon that became the foundation for his football, for his ability 22

16 August 2018 8:43 AM Wallaroos rookie Georgia O'Neill set to shine on the big stage

O'Neill joins Emily Chancellor, Atasi Lafai, Crystal Maguire and Mhicca Carter as run-on debutants with Darryl Wickliffe, Melissa Fatu, Alice Tonumaivao and Shanice Parker looking to earn a maiden cap from the bench. "We’ve had a really excellent build up to our first match of 2018 and the team is chomping at the bit to get out there and play some rugby 13

13 July 2018 3:43 AM Whirlwind week as English star joins Swifts

On Saturday night (England time) Haythornthwaite played a key role in helping Wasps down Loughborough Lightning 55-51 in the Superleague final, replicating the result against their rivals from 12 months ago. She went out partying with the team but was in bed by midnight, such was the exhaustion she felt after the game. That was merely a taster of what was to come. On Monday 29

22 June 2018 9:41 AM New partnership: Slater joins Channel Seven

Former Australian opener Michael Slater is the latest major name to join a new cricketing commentary team. Slater, a long-time voice of Channel Nine's coverage, will join former teammates Ricky Ponting and Damien Fleming at the Seven Network. "I’m thrilled to be joining Channel Seven. I’ve been a long-time fan of their sports coverage - particularly 27

20 March 2018 7:00 AM Nathan Lyon targets another Newlands high with 300 club in sight

Cape Town: Nathan Lyon has experienced the highs and lows of Australia's visits to Newlands like no one else and another moment to savour at the venue is in touching distance for the spinner. The 30-year-old will begin the third Test, starting on Thursday, only four wickets away from reaching the 300 mark and on a pitch that is tipped to provide him some assistance 35

27 February 2018 12:11 AM Will three billboards ensure LeBron joins forces with Simmons?

According to ESPN, the 76ers cannot have anything to do with the billboards because of the NBA's tampering rules. Pennsylvania-based Power Home Remodeling bought the billboards, and will keep them up for three months. Raphael, the company's co-CEO, is not shy about his desire to see James in Philadelphia. "We're passionate about Philadelphia," Raphael 43

6 February 2018 1:59 AM ACT Brumbies call Andrew Walker out of rugby retirement again for Brisbane Global 10s

The 44-year-old will make another rugby union comeback when he joins the ACT Brumbies as a wildcard player at the Brisbane 10s on Friday and Saturday. The dual international will return to the field for the pre-season tournament to play against teams from Australia, New Zealand, France and Japan. The Brumbies will be hoping Walker has the same impact 44