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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 8:41 PM Radical new plan for all-star $5m Victorian race

Public involvement in selecting the field and a massive prize of $5 million will make the planned All Star Mile a radical new event on the Australian racing scene. The plan, to run the big-money race during the Melbourne autumn carnival next year, will be officially announced later on Monday, with the contest set to be rotated around Melbourne's three 41

18 November 2018 8:48 AM Appoint Percy goes back-to-back at Canberra to put injuries behind him

It was his second straight victory after saluting at the same track on Melbourne Cup Day almost two weeks ago. "It's been a long road with this horse. He's had a lot of injuries and it looked like being the best horse I ever trained, but unfortunately he had a few injuries and it's taken a lot of work to get him back to the races," Pepper said. "It's 39

17 November 2018 11:19 AM Cavalry Aced as ABL charge yet to begin

They extended the lead to seven in the sixth, both Jared Cruz and Jarryd Dale bringing home runners. On a bright note for the Cavalry, Canberra product Logan Kingham's first ABL at-bat produced the visitors' opening run of the game - scoring David Kandilas. But Melbourne just inflicted more pain on the Cavalry, George hitting a home run to start a three-run 32

15 November 2018 8:42 AM 'Legs like jelly': Davis' Open defence stalls after nervous start

"I was trying really hard, probably a little bit too hard. I was a little bit nervous obviously. As soon as I heard my name on the first tee the legs were a little bit like jelly and I tried a little too hard probably. "I was fine up until that point and it's something I need to get used to I guess. Other than that start I played a pretty good round 14

13 November 2018 7:00 PM David Barlow, Craig Moller join Boomers for home qualifiers

With two wins the Boomers would lock in their place at next year’s FIBA World Cup in China and one win could also see them safely in depending on other results. NBL form has been the driver for all three selections as the Barlow and Gliddon among the most consistent performers in the NBL in the opening five weeks of the season while Moller has regularly 16

13 November 2018 3:34 AM Melbourne United slow the pace for NZ Breakers

"Wesley was fantastic in that first game and we have to change our coverages a little on him," Vickerman said. "We did a really good job on Webster but then Patrick Richard was someone who hit a couple of big shots late in that game. "They have a good inside, outside attack and when they played fast against Brisbane the other day they got a 20-point 19

12 November 2018 12:29 PM Allenby plans to honour Lyle's memory with tournament in his name

"It's really early days and [Ogilvy and I] are going to sit down in a couple of weeks at the Australian PGA," said Allenby, who spoke at a public memorial service for Lyle in September. "We'd like a tournament in Melbourne and to get a Jarrod Lyle Invitational going. That's something that [Ogilvy] and I have spoken about. "We'll get some ideas down and obviously 23

11 November 2018 7:39 AM Federal winner flags golden link with Canberra track star

Corey Lamb produced a stunning final hole to win the men's, pinching the title by one shot from Charlie Dann. For Kim it was a far more comfortable win, leading from the opening round to add to her victory at the Youth Olympics in Argentina. That gold medal earned her the right to carry the Australian flag at the closing ceremony. "[Keely] was the opening 19

11 November 2018 3:47 AM FFA board candidates to face grilling

It has invited all 12 candidates (including several who were on the former Lowy-led board) to attend, but only half will be there in person to take questions from the public at a function that will be hosted by Fox Sports commentator Simon Hill. Those who will face the inquisition are Joseph Carozzi, a senior Sydney-based financial services professional 26