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17 November 2018 8:08 AM Canberra's Brendan Jones partners up for Japanese feeding frenzy

Jones had just bogeyed the sixth with a three-putt, but an eagle on the very next hole kick started his climb up the leaderboard as Imahira also embarked on a hot streak. The Canberran had three birdies on the back nine and then finished off with another eagle on the 18th hole. "I played with a young guy up here, Shugo Imahira, who's leading the money 7

15 November 2018 7:52 AM Australian stars giving up IPL millions to play in World Cup

The governing body will not stand in the way of players participating, even if it prevents them from resting during a busy 2019 international schedule, but have made it clear to them they are expected to put country before franchise when commitments clash. The players union, which is working with CA to foster an improved relationship, has given its qualified 7

14 November 2018 4:53 AM Big hit: It's country ahead of IPL pay day for me, says Starc

However, the workload and injury debate also impacts batsmen and all-rounders, including power hitter Chris Lynn, who continues to nurse a troublesome shoulder which prevents him from diving in the field. Lynn was the highest-paid Australian in the IPL last season, pocketing $1.86 million from the Knight Riders. All CA-contracted players are on one-year 4

13 November 2018 7:39 AM Smith the best $10,000 Australian Open organisers will spend

"I've worked hard back at home the last couple of weeks, just trying to prepare for this week. I really want this one. "It's a combination of winning the PGA last year and this is the last one to tick off in Australia. Open organisers have come under fire for not securing bigger names, especially perennial Australian summer pin-up Scott who was in Sydney 8

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 10

10 November 2018 5:02 AM Hayes can only rue what might have been in Cup as Jaameh delivers

Hayes and his crew lodged a protest at the time - ironic given that Jaameh was owned by Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum, the brother of Godolphin's creater Sheikh Mohammed - in the desperate hope that they might get the result reversed, so keen were they to ensure Jaameh could qualify for the Melbourne Cup. That attempt failed so in a last gasp bid to get the son of Iffraaj 14

8 November 2018 4:43 AM Widdup believes Chia will improve in blinkers

“There are a couple of good ones from Godolphin in the race but I feel they will have to be good to beat her.” Widdup also has Chauffeur returning to the races again, and the entire might be facing D-day for his manhood. The four-year-old was runner-up in the Magic Million Classic a couple of years ago after being the top-priced yearling from the sales 8

6 November 2018 9:40 AM $20 million McEvoy savours feeling money can't buy

The win took McEvoy’s prizemoney earnings past the $20m barrier for 2018. He won the $13m Everest four weeks ago on Redzel before adding the $7m Cup. McEvoy had his slice of luck on Tuesday. When The Cliffsofmoher broke down passing the post for the first time, McEvoy was directly in the line of fire and was lucky to miss him. Having avoided that, he feared 10

3 November 2018 5:01 AM Red Verdon out of Melbourne Cup

Red Verdon has been sensationally withdrawn from the Melbourne Cup just hours after passing a veterinary exam that seemingly confirmed his place in the field for the $7.3 million race. Ed Dunlop's stable advised Racing Victoria officials on Saturday afternoon they were pulling the horse from Tuesday's race. His carers had been battling a bruised heel after 12

2 November 2018 10:41 AM No joke: Sooshi Mango comedian joins Team 11 A-League bid

One of the members of comedy troupe Sooshi Mango has emerged as one of the investors behind Team 11's A-League expansion bid. Carlo Salanitri, one of the brains behind ethnic humour group Sooshi Mango, is part of a local consortium who are collectively tipping in around $1 million to back the push for a team based in Dandenong, in Melbourne's sprawling 7