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14 November 2018 5:32 AM Defending Open champion Cameron Davis better prepared than last year

"It wasn't that difficult a decision, but what I would be missing out on is another opportunity to potentially win a golf tournament on the PGA Tour which would cement everything, or do really well and move yourself a long way up there," Davis said of his decision to return home. "So missing any event is a relatively big deal, but for this tournament 71

20 July 2018 7:24 AM Former NBA veteran Adonal Foyle giving life lessons at AIS

Adonal Foyle was the eighth overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft and his number one message to up-and-coming players is simple. "Don't be one-dimensional, spread yourself out, not thin, but be curious about the world and keep your options open. Basketball is not the one thing you will do for the rest of your life." Foyle spent 14 seasons in the NBA and is now the director 38

19 July 2018 11:01 AM Canberran's basketball journey comes full circle at NBA Global Academy

But for the time being Clarke said he was enjoying being back in Australia and said it was a "crazy experience" returning to Canberra almost 10 years after he left. "I've loved being back, it's been way better than living in the States. I was rocking up at school [in Canberra] and seeing kids I went to preschool with," Clarke said. "With the academy 37

13 July 2018 2:03 AM FIFA accuse 'small group' of Socceroos fans of homophobic chant

"Assuming the reports are correct, FFA does not condone homophobia or any antisocial behaviour. It is also important to note that reports indicate this was four people who were allegedly doing something unacceptable ... there were more than six thousand Australian fans in the stadium," an FFA spokesman said. FFA were on Friday making every effort to speak 47

8 July 2018 7:55 AM The Canberra receptionist heading to Mexico for gridiron world champs

Kieran Reilly spends most days helping guests at a Canberra hotel, but his real passion is bone-crunching hits and a journey to the under-19s gridiron world championships. Reilly, Isaac Helsop and James Micallef are the Canberra trio picked in the Australian Outback juniors squad for the World Cup in Mexico, which starts on July 14. They will spend almost 42

13 June 2018 10:06 PM FFA will use lessons from US bid as it seeks to host Women's World Cup

Australia voted for the successful combined bid of the United States, Canada and Mexico which will host the 2026 World Cup jointly following the decision of the FIFA Congress in Moscow to award the three nations the competition. The United bid saw off the challenge of Morocco by 134 votes to 65 with one federation failing to cast a vote. Such was the calibre 45

20 January 2018 4:54 AM Zimbabwe politician dies in US air crash

Washignton: Leading Zimbabwean opposition politician Roy Bennett and four others, including his wife, have been killed in a helicopter crash in New Mexico in the US. Bennett, a 60-year-old former farmer, was a leading figure in the Movement for Democratic Change, and was elected to parliament in 2000. Bennett, who had been in exile in South Africa since 43 1

14 January 2018 2:05 AM Mexican journalist killed amid wave of violence against media

Mexico City: A journalist was killed on Saturday in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, adding to a wave of violence in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. Dominguez was an independent journalist who wrote a political column. In one of his last publications, he lamented the growing political violence that has struck Mexico 102

11 January 2018 10:26 PM Malaysia approves new search for MH370

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's government says it has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, nearly four years after its disappearance sparked one of aviation's biggest mysteries. The Houston, Texas-based company Ocean Infinity dispatched a search vessel this past week to look in the southern Indian 175

16 November 2017 8:08 AM Macron invites Hariri family to France 'not at all' for exile

Paris: Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri and his family will travel to France in coming days, a French presidential source says, after Emmanuel Macron invited him as part of efforts to defuse tensions in the Middle East. Speaking in the German city of Bonn after a climate conference on Wednesday, Macron said his invitation was not an offer of exile 183