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9 October 2018 8:26 AM Kermond says Olympic medal on Australian equestrian team's radar

Having already locked up Olympic Games qualification, Australian champion showjumper Jamie Kermond says they have two years to focus on winning a medal. While Kermond's back in Australia and will be at the NSW Showjumping Championships in Canberra this week, his horse Constellation is still in quarantine in Europe, where it will have to spend two weeks 10

30 September 2018 8:01 AM Hurricane turns into a fizzer as push for Tokyo heats up in Canberra

But 10 days ago Rose was in the USA helping Australia qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, along with Olympic gold medallist Stuart Tinney, who also competed in Canberra over the weekend. "There was supposed to be [a hurricane]. It ended up being a bit of a fizzer for us. It didn't really deliver anything much, but it caused everyone a bit of angst 6

20 September 2018 3:25 AM North and South Korea seek to jointly host 2032 Olympics

North and South Korea will jointly pursue a bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, representatives announced in a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea. The bid is part of a larger move toward peace on the Korean Peninsula, with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreeing on the first steps toward denuclearisation and peace 7

7 September 2018 1:50 AM Bears coach looks for fairytale finish in George Tooke

"But if my information is right, it's also Chris's last game in charge of Crookwell so he's also probably looking for a fairytale ending. One of us will get it." This time they're up against a highly fancied Crookwell side boasting Picker brothers Joe and Ben. Joe played 121 NRL games for the Canberra Raiders and South Sydney, while Ben played for the Raiders 23

31 August 2018 12:55 PM Bolt will need to be world's fastest learner after Mariners debut

The eight-time Olympic gold medallist actually had to briefly stop so a gold necklace could be removed from underneath his jersey. Playing on the left wing, Bolt had no issues getting himself into position, and even had a couple of half chances in front of goal. While he can run like the wind, Bolt will need a lot more work to develop finesse and a passing 23

30 August 2018 4:47 AM Canberra bid to follow 'inspirational' blueprint of AFC Wimbledon

Canberra's A-League bid are set to follow the "inspirational" blueprint of AFC Wimbledon, having secured the services of the London club's chief operating officer Joe Palmer. The story of AFC Wimbledon starts in 2002, when Wimbledon FC owners moved the club 90 kilometres north to Milton Keynes and fans revolted to start their own club. AFC Wimbledon 17

2 August 2018 11:00 PM Canberra Cavalry to begin ABL charge on the road

It's the first time New Zealand has had a team in the ABL, with them and a Geelong-based Korean team entering the league for the first time. The Cavalry will then play four of their final five rounds at home, finishing up against the Perth Heat before the play-offs start. It's part of a new format for the ABL schedule, with the league divided into south-west 28

31 July 2018 7:37 AM Anasta grabs bag for Stieger as drought reality hits for family

The last time Matt Stieger went back to his family's farm in north-western NSW at Easter it rained. Since then, there's barely been a drop. In his own words, cattle on the Narrabri farm are "going down left, right and centre". This week, his father Andrew had hoped to join Stieger's friend and temporary caddy Braith Anasta for the million-dollar Fiji International 27

27 July 2018 2:17 PM The sweet timing of Australia's latest track champion

When he broke the record in Monaco his training partner Peter Bol was sitting on his tail right to the line and also again came within a whisker of bettering the record time. Peter Bol, a Rio Olympian, was born in Sudan, fled to Egypt with his family and eventually were re-settled in Australia. Australia is the only life either of them have really known 32

19 July 2018 8:00 AM Warner gives boost to NT cricket in first Australian appearance since ban

"While we would love to host that series [in 2020] we have to make sure we can build a sufficient case to justify it being played in Darwin," NTC chief Joel Morrison said. "We'll have that conversation with Cricket Australia, we won't be the only ones wanting that series." While Warner and Bancroft are the biggest names in the second edition of the NT Strike 16