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22 October 2018 9:50 AM Kepitis shares the joy of Winx on Melbourne nursing home visit

Debbie Kepitis wants to share the Winx experience with the whole country and knows the joy her champion brings to the public. It is why the part-owner of Winx spent Monday afternoon at Embracia Moonee Valley, a nursing home in Melbourne where greats of the turf are celebrated by having households named in their honour. “I just won’t say no,” Kepitis 4

19 October 2018 3:50 AM A-League churn is clubs' fault, not players: Jamieson

Before being critical A-League fans need to be understand that clubs make it difficult for players to avoid joining the competition's much maligned player movement merry-go-round because of short contracts, according to new Melbourne City captain Scott Jamieson. Responding to a question about whether he was finally settled at Melbourne City after having 4

14 October 2018 4:20 AM Socceroos scapegoat Kruse focused on teammates and goals

It was never the criticism on social media that Robbie Kruse cared about, it was that of his teammates and coaches. The Socceroos winger was the target of abuse by online trolls during Australia's 2018 World Cup campaign but has received nothing but support from his peers for his performances. Speaking for the first time since the tournament, Kruse says he paid little 14

10 October 2018 9:14 AM Gungahlin Eagles recruit former Brumbies coach Marco Caputo as mentor

Former ACT Brumbies and Wallabies hooker Marco Caputo will return to the Gungahlin Eagles next year after being recruited as the club's head coach. Caputo started his coaching career at the Eagles in 2009 and has since had stints at the Brumbies, two different clubs in Japan, linked with Leinster in Ireland and helped Tonga at the World Cup. But the respected 7

7 October 2018 7:00 AM UFC 229: Arrests after McGregor defeat by Khabib sparks brawl

The drama then overflowed into the Octagon around an exhausted McGregor, with a number of people swinging punches before security could restore order. One man appeared to land a punch on McGregor. A "disgusted" UFC boss Dana White later told Fox Sports that three members of Nurmagomedov's team were arrested. “Three of his guys have been arrested, I believe 10

7 October 2018 4:36 AM FFV lobbying government for election spending on soccer infrastructure

"Access to better facilities means more people coming into the game – it will address the current, unsustainable situation where thousands of people (12,500 this past season alone) are unable to play the game. "Based on population increases and continued participation increases to 2026, particularly growth from women and girls, Victoria will need up to 420 full size equivalent 10

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 9

5 October 2018 1:57 PM Cycling world to converge on the 'Gong at road world titles

“The championships will see junior, under-23 and elite male and female athletes compete across the Road Race, Individual and Team Time Trial events, creating a world-class event for spectators.” It is the third international event the NSW government has secured as part of its “10 World Cups in 10 years” campaign after winning the rights to the men’s 12

3 October 2018 3:56 AM Japanese Cups contenders lucky to escape typhoon en route to Melbourne

The blue-blooded European gallopers heading to the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups might have endured a nightmare trip because of their plane delay in the Middle East, but for their Japanese counterparts there was an equally alarming issue to deal with - the typhoon that hit south east Asia just before they were due to fly to Australia. Representatives 10

2 October 2018 2:27 AM 2018 AFL Grand Final: Fox Footy host 'ridiculous' to suggest umpires robbed Collingwood

"I just really hope that is not that narrative and the story, the last free kick of the game,” Simpson said to Fox Footy's On the Couch on Monday night. "It would be really disappointing if that’s what people focused on. It’s not the number one thing you take out of the grand final. "There were so many special moments and I think we need to celebrate 9