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13 November 2018 7:00 PM David Barlow, Craig Moller join Boomers for home qualifiers

With two wins the Boomers would lock in their place at next year’s FIBA World Cup in China and one win could also see them safely in depending on other results. NBL form has been the driver for all three selections as the Barlow and Gliddon among the most consistent performers in the NBL in the opening five weeks of the season while Moller has regularly 65

11 November 2018 7:39 AM Federal winner flags golden link with Canberra track star

Corey Lamb produced a stunning final hole to win the men's, pinching the title by one shot from Charlie Dann. For Kim it was a far more comfortable win, leading from the opening round to add to her victory at the Youth Olympics in Argentina. That gold medal earned her the right to carry the Australian flag at the closing ceremony. "[Keely] was the opening 67

24 October 2018 10:20 AM Mack Horton goes from carrying baskets to carrying hopes

The last time Melbourne hosted a national swimming championship Mack Horton was carrying the basket for Grant Hackett. The Melbourne swimming champion was errand boy for stars Hackett and Matt Welsh. That was more than 10 years ago, now the Olympic and World Championships gold medallist is carrying other people's hopes and dreams. Someone else will carry 36

15 October 2018 12:31 AM Canberra teen Keely Small wins gold at the Youth Olympics

“It hasn’t sunk in quite yet. This whole experience has been amazing, to be announced flagbearer and now see the Australian flag raised from on top of the podium with a gold medal – I’m so stoked.” Small said the crowd support, from a vocal Australian minority and the local crowd appreciating her dominating performance, spurred her to the top place on the dais. “I was a little 25

12 October 2018 7:04 AM Keely Small to race for Youth Olympic gold after qualifying fastest

Keely Small will be the Youth Olympic Games gold medal favourite on Monday morning after qualifying fastest for the 800 metres final. Small, the Australian team flag bearer in Buenos Aires, was more than one second quicker than the rest of the field, finishing her heat with a time of 2:05.68, with Germany's Sophia Volkmer second in 2:06.92. St Clare's 36

10 October 2018 7:46 AM Canberra coach Laing Harrow leading Australian softball to Olympics

Canberra's Laing Harrow will lead the Australian women's softball team to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after he was appointed coach on Wednesday. Harrow has been coaching in Australia for more than two decades and has experience at a state, national and international level with junior and senior teams. The Aussie Spirit are vying for a spot in Tokyo and Harrow 37

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 32

6 October 2018 8:31 AM 'Thorpey has a valid point': Chalmers backs call to scrap predictions

Chalmers won five medals at his first Commonwealth Games, bagging four gold medals in the 200 metres freestyle, the 4 x 100 metres and 4 x 200 metres freestyle, the 4 x 100 metres medley relay and silver in the individual 100 metres. "It kind of frustrates me when people say [the Commonwealth Games] wasn't successful ... I'm not in it to win medals 22

1 October 2018 11:23 AM Australian Youth Olympics flag-bearer runs in Keely Small's family

"It's a huge honour. Even just wearing the green and gold is an honour in itself and then on top of that being a flag-bearer is another honour," Small told Fairfax Media. "It's going to be a really cool experience. I've heard it's going to be an amazing opening ceremony, out of the stadium with the whole public invited to it." In a good omen for the 17-year-old 24

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 21