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19 November 2018 7:50 AM Lebanese community unites behind Cedars ahead of historic clash

After spending 18 years in the cross-faith Lebanese military, Wehbe moved to Sydney in 2008, joining a community that is among the oldest and most continuous migrant groups in Australia. The Lebanese began arriving in Australia during the 1880s, some 60 years before Lebanon was an independent country. Before Redfern had the Rabbitohs, the local Maronite 37

18 November 2018 6:39 AM Carnival is over, but raiders gear up for Perth group 1 riches

Weir's good sprinter Voodoo Lad will be aimed at the Winterbottom - for which Caulfield based Lloyd Kennewell's Viddora, last year's winner, is favourite - while his three year old Junipal, narrowly beaten in listed company at Flemington on Oaks Day, will be aimed at the WA Guineas. Jarrod McLean, Weir's Warrnambool foreman who also trains a handful 38

18 November 2018 6:08 AM 'We'll hold our ground': Aussies won't be combative Kohli's welcome mat

Rivals have noticed a marked change in Australia's conduct but Paine's side has not met an adversary capable of stirring the pot like Kohli. Australia will not want to let Kohli walk over them like a welcome mat but know their every move will come under the microscope. Kohli claimed last week that he no longer needed to engage in an argument to get into the contest 40

17 November 2018 6:45 AM Hole-in-one hero An falls back to earth – with a thump

Around the same time that Cameron Percy was hitting bogeys on the third and fourth holes, a horse he part-owns, Yogi, was saluting in the $150,000 Sandown Cup. Still on the nags, John Walter, who manages top Sydney jockeys Josh Parr and Tim Clark, caddied for Aaron Pike. That's the reason Pike planned on spending the afternoon with a few beers and backing 40

17 November 2018 3:31 AM Ball sits on edge of cup for 35 seconds ... and goes in

He was originally credited with a birdie, but an on-course rules official later told McLeod of the one-stroke penalty on the next hole. Tournament director Trevor Herden will discuss the issue with McLeod after the round and determine whether the penalty stands. The 24-year-old broke through for his first professional win last week at the NSW Open and fleetingly 39

16 November 2018 10:23 AM The who, what, where, when and how of the FFA board election

Who's stepping down? Chairman Steven Lowy and Joseph Healy are resigning, while the two-year terms of appointed directors Simon Hepworth and Chris Nikou have expired. Who's staying put? Kelly Bayer Rosmarin and Crispin Murray, who were elected alongside Lowy at the 2015 AGM, are the only remaining incumbents and both still have a year to serve – although 62

16 November 2018 5:16 AM 'Strikes integrity a bit': R&A called to rule on Colsaerts penalty

Australian Open organisers consulted The R&A in the middle of the night in Europe for guidance on the Colsaerts decision, which eventually cleared the Belgian of any wrongdoing. The series of events started when Colsaerts earlier called the group's rules officials to inspect the bunker at the first hole after his first wedge attempt failed to clear the lip, the ball rolling 40

16 November 2018 4:05 AM Summer specialist Red Excitement ready to shine at Rosehill

Gerald Ryan has given up on winning a big Randwick mile with Red Excitement, rather honing his summer campaign around the 2000-metre mark that has proved to be successful in the past couple of years. The nine-year-old, who famously gave Winx's one of her biggest scares when he opened up a huge break in the 2017 Chelmsford Stakes before, like all others 15

15 November 2018 9:48 PM I don't need to feed on conflict any more: Kohli

"We understand within the group what we need to work on. It's up to the individuals to take ownership of that responsibility and the things that are explained, that are laid out as expectations from team culture point of view," Kohli said. "That can only be achieved when individuals go and work on those things. "There were a lot of things we sat down and discussed 14

15 November 2018 7:52 AM Australian stars giving up IPL millions to play in World Cup

The governing body will not stand in the way of players participating, even if it prevents them from resting during a busy 2019 international schedule, but have made it clear to them they are expected to put country before franchise when commitments clash. The players union, which is working with CA to foster an improved relationship, has given its qualified 16