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15 February 2018 9:00 AM ATC looking for Australian Derby and Tancred Stakes sponsor as BMW deal ends

The Tancred has a history of stirring contests and has been won by some of the greats of the Australian racing industry, including Kingston Town, Bonecrusher, Octagonal, Might And Power, Tie The Knot and Makybe Diva. The greater value in the deal was signage at the around the 600-metre marks at Rosehill, Canterbury and Randwick, which is seen on Sky channel 8

13 February 2018 4:39 AM VRC chairman Amanda Elliott urges locals to worry less about NSW racing

Just hours after announcing Lexus as the new sponsor for this year's Melbourne Cup, and the promise of more prizemoney for the race, Victorian Racing Club chairman Amanda Elliott urged Victorian clubs to not be distracted by Sydney's multimillion-dollar sprint race The Everest. Fairfax Media reported on Tuesday that in 2019 the 1200m race would clash 6

12 February 2018 8:06 PM Canberra footballer Leo Mazis tracks Tom Rogic course and signs with Celtic FC

"It's an incredible feeling, the hard work has paid off, it's just surreal to be honest and it all happened really quickly," Mazis told Fairfax Media. "When I got there and saw how it all works over there, I knew I wanted to be in that environment and I did everything I could to get a contract. "I caught up with Tom [Rogic] and he's a great guy, I'm going 5

12 February 2018 11:00 AM The Everest and Caulfield Cup on potential collision course in 2019

The world's richest turf race, The Everest, is set to further encroach on Melbourne's spring carnival and could be run on the same day as the Caulfield Cup next year. Administrators from both NSW and Victoria are bracing for The Everest, which will be worth $14 million in 2019, to possibly be run parallel with one of Australia's "big four" races due to a change 8

12 February 2018 9:03 AM VRC set to name new Cup backer

The Victoria Racing Club is on Tuesday expected to unveil luxury Japanese carmaker Lexus as the new naming rights sponsor for the Melbourne Cup in a multimillion-dollar deal for the race that stops the nation. The VRC, which controls Flemington and presides over the biggest week of the spring carnival, may also announce an increase in prizemoney for the $6.2 million 9

11 February 2018 1:39 AM Clive Palmer's nephew found in Bulgaria

Clive Palmer's nephew Clive Mensink, who is wanted for questioning over the collapse of his uncle's Queensland Nickel refinery, has been found in Bulgaria. Mr Mensink, who has lost a significant amount of weight and now has a beard, was tracked down in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia last week by a media organisation. He was with his Bulgarian girlfriend 8

10 February 2018 1:30 PM Giving the game away: Why Frank Lowy's World Cup story doesn't add up

Those appearing included Lowy, his sons David and Steven, Ben Buckley, Brian Schwartz, Jill Margo, Mark Ryan, Andreas Abold, Sunil Gulati, former prime minister John Howard, former FFA chief John O'Neill and Jonathan Calvert. Lowy and his closest advisers said they did not know how the big bad world of FIFA operated. They didn't know anyone. They didn't 1

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Israeli jet shot down in Syria after Iranian drone intercepted

Jerusalem: Syrian anti-aircraft fire shot down an Israeli jet on Saturday, the military said, after Israel intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria and struck an Iranian target there. Footage from northern Israel showed what appeared to be white aircraft debris scattered on the ground. It was one of the most serious incidents involving Israel 14

9 February 2018 3:52 AM Fire breaks out on Thailand tourist hotspot Phi Phi Island

A huge fire broke out on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, a popular tourist destination on Tuesday night. One witness told Fairfax Media she saw five hotels and hostels up in flames, with the blaze "spreading like wildfire". A huge fire, possibly started by a gas canister explosion, has been ‘spreading like wildfire’ through the tourist island of Phi Phi in Thailand 9

8 February 2018 10:24 PM Moana Hope needs to bring more to her AFLW game: Collingwood

Dropped marquee forward Moana Hope must add to her game to regain a place in Collingwood's AFLW team, assistant coach Daniel Harford says. Hope was dropped for the Magpies' clash with Fremantle in Perth on Saturday after an ineffectual performance in their season-opening loss to Carlton at Princes Park. The full-forward has failed to live up the hype created 8