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11 August 2018 10:12 AM McEvoy navigates saloon passage for Sandbar in Rosebud

“When he came back, we went to the barrier trials at Randwick and he went through the front of the gates and cantered a lap. “He missed that trial and again we were playing catch-up. He won a trial, but you just don’t know if that is going count against him on raceday. ‘‘Hopefully that is all behind us, touch wood. He is certainly a horse that could 28

12 July 2018 8:43 AM Otago schoolboys sold toilet paper to make Kanga Cup debut

The Otago boys won all six of their matches this week to top pool A, which McGarry admits he didn't see coming. "We are quite an old school, 165 years old this year, we're an established football school in Dunedin, so it was just a case of it might be nice to do a trip and go somewhere and the Kanga Cup was it," McGarry said. "We had no real idea on how things 24

10 July 2018 9:00 AM Ponting optimistic about Australia's chances at World Cup despite slump

Australia might have lost 16 of their last 18 one-day internationals but former national captain Ricky Ponting insists they have the “best depth of any cricket nation in the world” and still stand an excellent chance of winning next year’s World Cup in England. After a 5-0 thumping at the hands of England last month, the microscope is well and truly 28

8 July 2018 10:12 PM 'Federer is Picasso but I am an artist,' claims Mannarino

This will be the sixth time that Mannarino, a left-hander, has faced Federer. He has lost the previous five but impressed in their most -recent meeting, in Basel last year, when he won the opening set. "It is stupid to think you are beaten before you go out on court, if you think there is no point in -going out there," Mannarino said. Mannarino's game is well suited 21

14 June 2018 6:05 AM Years of work to make sure ball has little bearing on World Cup

Tim Cahill may be the veteran of the Socceroos at the ripe old age of 38 but he's a babe in the woods compared to the oldest player in the tournament, Egypt's skipper Essam el-Hadary. The 150-cap goalkeeper will make history as not only oldest player in the finals but the oldest player to ever take part in the tournament. At 45, he will overtake Colombian 28

13 June 2018 5:39 AM This is my yard: Ben Edwards set to return to the cage

Hex matchmaker Luke Vella told Edwards he is happy to put him on every show until the UFC calls, so the Canberran has mapped out a plan. Line 'em up, he'll knock 'em down. "The Guvner" of Canberra is going to rule this town. "[Vella] said ‘what about June in Melbourne, July in Perth or September somewhere else?’ I said ‘I’d love to go back to Perth but if you can find someone 30

13 April 2018 9:39 AM Finals series to give A-League a much-needed lift

The Sky Blues went through their annus mirabilis of 2016-17 losing only once, although their grand final triumph over Melbourne Victory was a close-enough thing as they required penalties to see off their Victorian rivals. But this season they have lost three times, showing even for a team that has been hailed as the best the A-League has seen, such lofty 39

14 February 2018 2:07 AM Mandalay Bay likely home for Jeff Horn and Terance Crawford as bout shifts from New York to Las Vegas

The Garden won't be Eden for Jeff Horn, whose welterweight title fight against pound-for-pound ace Terence Crawford will now unfold at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas instead of New York City. Horn, the WBO champion, looked as if he would defend his belt against the brilliant Nebraskan at Madison Square Garden on April 14. But a late change will see the fight 35

8 February 2018 6:10 AM Geoffrey Rush stories 'not about sexual misconduct'

The Daily Telegraph is denying that articles it published about actor Geoffrey Rush carried imputations of sexual misconduct, a Sydney court has heard. Rush is suing the tabloid newspaper's publisher, Nationwide News, and journalist Jonathon Moran for defamation over the articles, which alleged he behaved inappropriately to a colleague during a Sydney 56

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Weekend guide: What's on in Canberra February 9-11

The George Harcourt Inn will host the first ever Untapped Festival this weekend, with a massive 87 beers on tap, food from pop-ups by Casey Jones, Arley and Jordan's Burger Shack and the George itself, and live music from Thirsty Merc, James Southwell Band, Marji Curran and other local support acts. Tickets $48 per person, for entry only, from untappedfestival 44