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16 March 2018 1:19 PM Olympic hero Esposito focused on another golden moment in Tokyo

She will fly back to her Hungary base the same night, leaving her husband in Australia for the next three months fuelled with the desire of winning back-to-back Olympic gold medals. "I said before Rio, 'yep, that's it. I'm going to finish'," Esposito said. "And I said it after London as well. Here I am still doing it. "As soon as I went across the line [in Rio] I loved 5

16 March 2018 7:10 AM John I Dent Cup: Wests skipper Harry Lloyd signs with Western Force

Wests skipper Harry Lloyd has completed a fairytale journey of high school second XV to signing a professional rugby contract. Lloyd couldn't crack the St Edmund's firsts but kept at his craft after school and his perserverance has been rewarded with a contract at the Western Force. The loosehead prop signed a two-year deal with the former Super Rugby 7

15 March 2018 9:11 AM Usman Khawaja says he's not trying to prove he can be a road warrior

Cape Town: Usman Khawaja insists he feels no extra pressure to nail down the Australian No.3 position abroad as well as at home. The 31-year-old made his highest Test score outside Australasia during the second Test in Port Elizabeth, with a hard-fought 75 bettered only on foreign soil by his 140 against New Zealand in Wellington in 2016. Patient knock 12

13 March 2018 9:47 AM Snowboard gold the best leg in Simon Patmore's remarkable trifecta

“Comm Games was awesome, fantastic, I trained for 18 months before winning the gold. “This one was three and a half years – full dedication at the age of 27 through to 30 and had to sacrifice all the luxury things in life. “I put my working career on hold. I have a beautiful girlfriend who understands the drive in me - that I really want to succeed in life and set an example 15

12 March 2018 4:08 AM Daniel Ricciardo hopes luck will change in Melbourne

"I think we still have to find a bit of time, we still have things to improve, but I think we are close enough to be in the hunt. It’s been a good winter, we did a lot of laps and we’re definitely feeling better about ourselves than we did 12 months ago." This shapes as a crucial year in Ricciardo's career, for the 28-year-old is off contract and weighing 18

11 March 2018 10:45 AM Snowboarder Tudhope an experienced hand at 18 years of age

PyeongChang: It’s hard to find another 18-year-old with the same maturity and the sound perspective on life as snowboarder Ben Tudhope. He speaks with contagious enthusiasm and a beaming smile. This campaign in PyeongChang is not even his first Paralympics. Four years ago in Sochi, when Tudhope was not long into teenage hood, he made his debut as the youngest 21

11 March 2018 9:33 AM Australia itching to avenge World Cup semi-final loss to India

Australia get a chance to avenge their women's World Cup semi-final loss to India on Monday, almost eight months after their defence of the title ended in heartache. India's Harmanpreet Kaur plays a shot during the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 semi-final between Australia and India at County Ground in Derby, England. Most of the players who competed in the World 19

10 March 2018 9:42 AM Canberra trainer Matt Dale backing Hermosa Beach for National Sprint triumph

Canberra trainer Matt Dale says Hermosa Beach saves her best runs her home track. That's why he believes the seven-year-old mare can defy the odds and win the $130,000 National Sprint (1400 metres) at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday. Hermosa Beach has six wins from 29 starts and is out to better her fourth place finish in the same race on Black Opal Stakes 21

10 March 2018 5:52 AM Canberra MMA fighter Ben Edwards could sign with Russia's Fight Nights Global

"The Guvner" says Ben Sosoli doesn't want a bar of him - so Edwards hopes Turner pulls up okay so they can meet in the octagon at a Brace MMA event in Canberra on May 5. If Edwards can beat three of the top four Australian heavyweights and the fourth won't fight him, he hopes the UFC come knocking. If that's not enough, the 33-year-old is off to Russia 15

8 March 2018 2:07 AM Arnold named new Socceroos coach, to replace van Marwijk after World Cup

Graham Arnoldhas been appointed the long-term coach of the Socceroos after signing a four-year deal with Football Federation Australia to lead the national team beginning after the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The current Sydney FC coach will replace Bert van Marwijk and take charge of the national team at the 2019 Asian Cup in the UAE and through the next stage 24