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18 November 2018 8:41 PM Radical new plan for all-star $5m Victorian race

Public involvement in selecting the field and a massive prize of $5 million will make the planned All Star Mile a radical new event on the Australian racing scene. The plan, to run the big-money race during the Melbourne autumn carnival next year, will be officially announced later on Monday, with the contest set to be rotated around Melbourne's three 630

17 November 2018 3:31 AM Ball sits on edge of cup for 35 seconds ... and goes in

He was originally credited with a birdie, but an on-course rules official later told McLeod of the one-stroke penalty on the next hole. Tournament director Trevor Herden will discuss the issue with McLeod after the round and determine whether the penalty stands. The 24-year-old broke through for his first professional win last week at the NSW Open and fleetingly 520

16 November 2018 5:16 AM 'Strikes integrity a bit': R&A called to rule on Colsaerts penalty

Australian Open organisers consulted The R&A in the middle of the night in Europe for guidance on the Colsaerts decision, which eventually cleared the Belgian of any wrongdoing. The series of events started when Colsaerts earlier called the group's rules officials to inspect the bunker at the first hole after his first wedge attempt failed to clear the lip, the ball rolling 527

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Red Verdon has been sensationally withdrawn from the Melbourne Cup just hours after passing a veterinary exam that seemingly confirmed his place in the field for the $7.3 million race.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 166

3 November 2018 4:51 AM Racing Victoria insists unions will not disrupt the Melbourne Cup

''Starters, barrier attendants, the clerk of the course, swabbing and other raceday staff are involved,'' the website's story said. However RV countered on Saturday afternoon in a bid to allay any public concern over disruption. RV says that only some 20 per cent of the racecourse staff are unionised and that it has a contingency plan to cover for their 137

19 September 2018 5:32 AM Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes headlines revamped Caulfield card

Racegoers can enjoy the second successive weekend of group 1 racing in Melbourne on Saturday (out of a total of nine in a row during the carnival) when the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes headlines the action at Caulfield. English raider Jungle Cat, a group 1 winner to be ridden by leading English rider James Doyle, heads the weights after declarations were released 112

11 September 2018 4:34 AM Canberra A-League bid strikes deal with Asia soccer powerhouse

The Canberra A-League bid has added an Asian powerhouse to their campaign for a licence, firing another reminder to officials about the strength of the capital's proposal. Hong Kong Football Club director of operations Tony Sealy has joined the Canberra bid team's advisory board and said a team in the city would be of high interest to Chinese businesses 128

9 September 2018 8:26 PM It is Serena Williams who owes an apology to umpire Carlos Ramos

It happened at the 1987 US Open. I was the chair umpire for the fourth-round stadium court match between John McEnroe and Slobodan Zivojinovic where I issued a warning, point penalty and a game penalty against McEnroe. The game penalty, for a string of obscenities directed at me, came at 4-5, costing McEnroe the set and making the match one set all. John McEnroe 106

5 September 2018 11:55 PM Dockers call on Peter Bell after senior staff shock departures

Neale is expected to win Fremantle’s fairest-and-best award next month on the back of his near All-Australian selection season averaging 30 disposals and making seven clearances an outing and finishing among his side’s top players at least 16 of 22 games. Bell sprang swiftly late last week to meet with Neale as Dockers officials initiated discussions 115

23 August 2018 8:00 PM Former Cosmos player Paul Roberts joins Canberra bid for A-League spot

"I've been following the bid from afar and the most intriguing thing for me was that I can see the value of a Canberra team in the A-League," Roberts said. "The way it's been set up with the community-engagement model ... if you are looking at an expansion plan for the A-League, Canberra has to be introduced at some point. "When you look at everything 124