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18 February 2018 7:18 AM Canberra golfer Matt Millar finishes second at Queensland PGA again

At one point during the final round, just one shot separated the top 10 on the leaderboard - something Millar said had inspired both himself and Fox to make a charge on the back nine after a quiet start. "Pretty frustrating the way I putted over the weekend, but nice to still shoot a decent score, but certainly had a lot of opportunities that didn't 7

14 February 2018 3:21 AM Stajcic names Algarve Cup squad as Matildas World Cup preparations hot up

It's a big year for the Matildas with the Algarve Cup, Asian Cup and qualification for the Women's World Cup in France 2019 on the line, and coach Alen Stajcic will begin honing his preparations by calling a 24-woman squad into camp in Sydney this weekend. The coach will whittle the number down to 22, and it is that group who will be travelling to Portugal 7

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Adele Douglas takes another step on golfing fairytale at Royal Canberra Classic

Adele Douglas walked away from a career as a real estate agent to pursue her golfing dream, but it really turned into a fairytale when a marriage proposal became the incentive to improve. That's why Douglas was smiling after every shot at the Royal Canberra Classic, even on a stretch of six bogeys in eight holes on Saturday. Douglas was the third-ranked 12

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Brisbane Bullets fall short against Sydney Kings

The Sydney Kings can still avoid the NBL wooden spoon after holding on for a 92-80 win over the Brisbane Bullets. The home side's victory was their ninth of the season and lifted them into a share of last place with Brisbane with two games remaining. Long out of playoff contention, the Kings are also just one win behind sixth-placed Illawarra and coach 10

10 February 2018 6:05 AM Fed Cup: Ukraine 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk upsets Daria Gavrilova to square tie

The teenager was compared to Hingis during the week by her coach and the world No. 185 showed why with some dazzling ground strokes. Kostyuk arrived on the world stage at the Australian Open last month when she became the youngest player to reach the third round in Melbourne since former world No. 1 Hingis in 1996. Ukraine were without their two best players 1

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Arico says drug trafficking offer was just 'bulls---'

Gangland boss Rocco Arico is appealing his conviction for drug trafficking on the basis that his offer to sell ice to an associate was just “bullshit” and “mucking around”. Arico, who is linked to the Calabrian organised crime gang the 'Ndrangheta (Honoured Society), was sentenced to 14 years prison in 2017 for extortion, drug trafficking, violence and weapons 8

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Perth FIFO dad murdered by his ‘white supremacist’ girlfriend and her lover in life insurance plot

A white supremacist "death squad" bludgeoned a Perth father to death in a twisted plot forged by his girlfriend and her lover to claim his life insurance, a court was told. Alan Taylor, a fly-in, fly-out worker, was murdered on the morning of April 22, 2016 as he lay on his bed in his Girrawheen home. His partner of nine years and mother of his child 8

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Order! Outrage over Simmons' All-Star omission reaches parliament

The outrage over Ben Simmons’ omission from the NBA All-Star game has even reached the Australian parliament. In a speech with a strong background message about Australia’s proud record on multiculturalism, Victorian MP Tim Watts leapt to his feet and reeled off the stats about Simmons’ rookie NBA season. "I rise today to express my outrage at the exclusion 8

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Primary school principal wants parents to let their kids off the leash

Primary school principal Tim Berryman knew he'd succeeded when two of his students walked to the bakery by themselves. The siblings, aged six and eight, left home early one morning and returned with a loaf of bread. This show of independence came a day after the Fitzroy Community School principal delivered a speech urging parents to be brave and give their 6 1

6 February 2018 1:59 AM Huge shelter shed will keep the Metro Tunnel noise down as 24/7 work begins

Around-the-clock construction work will soon begin on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project, with the first of four enormous sheds completed to minimise noise and dust. The first of the acoustic sheds has been built on Franklin Street at the location of the State Library Station. Built using 290 tonnes of steel, the shed is 20 metres high and 70 metres 10