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11 August 2018 10:12 AM McEvoy navigates saloon passage for Sandbar in Rosebud

“When he came back, we went to the barrier trials at Randwick and he went through the front of the gates and cantered a lap. “He missed that trial and again we were playing catch-up. He won a trial, but you just don’t know if that is going count against him on raceday. ‘‘Hopefully that is all behind us, touch wood. He is certainly a horse that could 11

5 August 2018 9:08 AM Canberra Brave secure AIHL minor premiership with five games to spare

Canberra Brave have secured the Australian Ice Hockey League minor premiership with five games to spare after road wins in Sydney and Newcastle over the weekend. The Brave made it six wins on the bounce after thrashing the Sydney Ice Dogs 6-3 on Saturday and holding on for a gutsy 6-4 victory against the Newcastle Northstars on Sunday. It marks the Brave's 19

14 July 2018 8:39 AM Thompson dreams of bigger things after Force breaks through

A couple of weeks after John Thompson thought Dreamforce had won his first stakes race, the five-year-old has delivered at Rosehill yesterday. The trainer’s reaction on Saturday was one of relief as Dreamforce held on in the Listed Winter Stakes (1400m) to beat the fast-finishing Invinzabeel by a long neck. In the Civic Stakes a fortnight ago, Dreamforce 20

13 July 2018 11:42 AM Australian Tour de France hope Porte delivers on his promise in stage six

Mûr-de-Bretagne: Australian Tour de France hope Richie Porte had pencilled in Thursday’s finishing climb of stage six, the Mûr de Bretagne, as a “good showdown” for overall contenders like himself. “A good rider who is strong today will be strong in the final two weeks as well,” the 33-year-old Tasmanian added before the 181km stage from Brest to the top of the two kilometre 19

13 July 2018 8:41 AM Canberra teenager on cusp of junior golf world championships title

Canberra teenager Adam Thorp has the chance to etch his name alongside some of the greatest golfing names of all time on Saturday. Thorp is second heading into the fourth and final day of the junior world championships at the famous Torrey Pines golf course in California. The schoolboy is trying to follow in the footsteps of past winners Tiger Woods 14

30 June 2018 9:18 AM Josh Mitchell leads the way as Bushrangers cage the Bulldogs

"He's our leader so he's obviously one of the most important players on the park," Giteau said. "He turns up every week with the right attitude, he's a great leader and he trains well consistently. I can't speak highly enough of him." The dummy half racked up two try assists in the first 15 minutes with a pinpoint kick to the right for Michael Brophy 15

29 June 2018 9:37 AM Canberra bid leader says he'll celebrate when they're in the A-League

"It’s not about a contest or who has the most money, this is about bringing something to a region I care deeply about. It’s about giving the city something it wants and needs. "It was more anticipation than relief or anything and now we're in, lets go get it, let's go show them how we’re going to build this club." Canberra are the only bid which already 14

23 June 2018 6:16 AM How van Marwijk sets the platform for Arnold's Socceroos take-over

Captain Mile Jedinak will likely remain with the national team through to the Asian Cup but beyond that, his future in the national team is uncertain. Already 33, it's highly likely the Aston Villa man won't be part of another World Cup qualification campaign, meaning Australia will already be looking for a new leader. Another gift provided by van Marwijk 15

17 June 2018 3:44 AM Shinnecock wins on day of carnage at US Open

Former US Open champion Justin Rose shot 73 to take outright fifth at four over. The third-round scoring average at the par-70 course on Long Island was 75.328, with only three players posting rounds under par. It prompted Mike Davis, chief executive of tournament organiser the USGA, to appear on host broadcaster Fox Sports and admit officials blew it with the course 16

14 June 2018 7:12 AM Keely Froling relishing life outside her comfort zone

Keely Froling knew she had to step outside her comfort zone when one of her best friends went down with an anterior cruciate ligament tear. The Canberra Capitals Academy were dealt a cruel blow when Kate Gaze tore her ACL but 22-year-old Froling rose to the occasion - so much so that she is being touted as a SEABL most valuable player candidate 18