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20 July 2018 6:07 AM ACT Speedway lights up the night

"This trial race meeting is just one step forward in our efforts to make night racing a permanent fixture in the ACT, but it’s certainly a fantastic one towards the future of speedway in the area," Hodak said. "Night racing would also be a huge step forward in terms of Canberra’s night entertainment scene, offering both locals and visitors a family-friendly 5

8 July 2018 10:12 PM 'Federer is Picasso but I am an artist,' claims Mannarino

This will be the sixth time that Mannarino, a left-hander, has faced Federer. He has lost the previous five but impressed in their most -recent meeting, in Basel last year, when he won the opening set. "It is stupid to think you are beaten before you go out on court, if you think there is no point in -going out there," Mannarino said. Mannarino's game is well suited 10

7 July 2018 10:11 AM Canberra sprinter Tom Agnew breaks record in Finland

Meet the Canberra kid that has gone within a second of Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt's 100 metre sprint world record. Tom Agnew has broken the ACT under 20's 100m record by clocking 10.48 seconds in the 4x100m race in Jämsä, Finland - not far off Bolt's mark of 9.58 seconds - and he already has tongues wagging about an Olympic Games appearance down the track 15

6 July 2018 9:23 AM Perth Glory owner says FFA must scrap licence fee for expansion clubs

Sage pointed to former A-League expansion clubs Gold Coast United and the North Queensland Fury - both clubs which are now defunct - as proof the current model doesn't work. "The way I’d do it, I would not pay a licence fee, the FFA want a license fee so they bank $10 million, then the club runs off on it's own," Sage said. "But look what happened to the Gold Coast 22

3 July 2018 8:36 AM Canberra soccer players to cop registration fee hike from FFA

Australia failed to get out of their group at the tournament in Russia and collected just one point from three games. Belconnen United president Tony Barr was not aware of the fees increase and slammed the FFA for splurging on the national team and then asking the grassroots to pick up the bill. "Spending $300,000 per player is just ridiculous, maybe 13

24 June 2018 5:41 AM NSW could be the winners in bookies' fee hike stoush

Corporate bookmakers are set to offer more promotions for punters on Sydney and NSW meetings after the recent race fields fee and point of consumption tax hikes, which have left NSW the least-taxed racing product in the country. Big bookmaking firms are ready to abandon Victorian racing. Crownbet only offered bonus bet promotions on Randwick races 9

22 June 2018 5:17 AM Hayes seeks crowning glory with Redkirk Warrior at Royal Ascot

David Hayes has won Melbourne Cups, big races in Hong Kong and a Japan Cup, but if Redkirk Warrior was to win the group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot it would fulfil a dream. The Royal meeting is regarded as a pinnacle of racing and, with Queen Elizabeth to present the trophy to the winner of Saturday night’s six-furlong sprint, it has Hayes 10

21 June 2018 8:29 AM McDonald looks for Equilateral to continue his Royal Ascot winning run

James McDonald fulfilled an ambition with his first Royal Ascot winner on Wednesday but admits “the best is to come” as he rides Commonwealth Cup favourite Equilateral and for the Queen Elizabeth on Friday. McDonald only returned from a 18-month ban for betting a month ago but has picked a series of good mounts during Royal Ascot, including one for the monarch 10

16 June 2018 3:00 AM Firth hopes Toucan can finally win at Lismore

Meanwhile, Peter Snowden will attempt to win the same two-year-old race with the same horse twice in a season at Muswellbrook on Sunday. Snowden has won the Greg Cribb Memorial Red Crown, which honours his late brother-in-law, on five occasions, but, with the race having been moved from November to June, it gives Californiasurprise a chance to be a two-time 13

11 June 2018 12:48 PM Socceroos stars say venue, training camp leaves no room for excuses

"Its all in the same facility, in the same complex, the meeting rooms, training facilities, its all on our doorsteps. "It makes it easier, you literally just get changed and walk out on the training pitch rather than spend half an hour travelling...its nice and chilled rather than 4.30pm here, then 5pm train ... We can work in our own time. You have got our rooms 16