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20 June 2018 2:04 AM Golf loses a legend in Peter Thomson, aged 88

Asked about this once, Thomson said that neither he nor Norman owned the sobriquet; that it belonged to Karrie Webb, winner of seven major titles on the women’s tour. This was typical of Thomson, who had the self-belief common to all great sports people, but who also knew his limitations. His confidence was not overt, and he carried a dignity all of his own. Thomson 8

16 June 2018 3:00 AM Firth hopes Toucan can finally win at Lismore

Meanwhile, Peter Snowden will attempt to win the same two-year-old race with the same horse twice in a season at Muswellbrook on Sunday. Snowden has won the Greg Cribb Memorial Red Crown, which honours his late brother-in-law, on five occasions, but, with the race having been moved from November to June, it gives Californiasurprise a chance to be a two-time 11

2 June 2018 8:10 AM AFL Canberra: Gungahlin Jets record biggest win in club history

Gungahlin kicked six goals in the opening quarter and never looked back, restricting the Hawks to just one behind after the first change. Tuggeranong remain winless after six round and coach Peter Ashcroft said they've got a long road ahead of them. "We’ve obviously got a lot of work to do, they picked up some guys from the last time we played them, I think 4

24 May 2018 5:04 AM Bloodlines: Winx’s mum prepares to make another big impact

Winx’s mother, Vegas Showgirl, is embarking on a major change from her regular Australian stallion selection, with owner John Camilleri sending her to Japan to be mated with one of the world’s top sires, Deep Impact. Vegas Showgirl, in fact, is one of three of Camilleri’s marvellous band of broodmares making the Japan trip, with Peron (Husson x Faster 16

18 May 2018 9:27 AM ACT government satisfied Canberra Brave brawl an isolated incident

"The ACT government values integrity in sport and is mindful of the role our elite sports teams provide for the community," Active Canberra director Rebecca Kelley said. "We have been informed that chairman of the Brave, Peter Chamberlain, is sincerely apologetic for his part in the incident, and regrets his actions. "The ACT government understands this was an isolated 25

14 May 2018 7:45 AM Canberra Racing Club boss Peter Stubbs to step down

Racing in Canberra is bracing for a changing of the guard after Canberra Racing Club boss Peter Stubbs announced his intention to retire this year. Stubbs will retire effective from October 16, which coincides with the club's annual general meeting where a new boss could be announced. Stubbs had a major impact on racing in the capital and says his highlights 24

12 May 2018 12:54 PM Rising Avdulla cooking with gas at Scone

Avdulla dashed down the centre of the track on Pretty In Pink to win eased down by a couple of lengths from Invictus Salute ($6.50) and Lady Of Shalott ($5.50). O’Shea praised Avdulla’s ride because he didn’t panic and push the button too early. Avdulla showed it again a race later when Moss Trip ($3.60) won the Inglis Guineas, using her acceleration 24

9 May 2018 10:37 AM Vics target SA teen leggie to succeed Fawad

Another veteran, all-rounder Daniel Christian, is also tipped to be moved on despite playing seven shield games this season. The departure of Christian, who has played for Australia in white-ball cricket, would open the door for greater opportunities for emerging all-rounders Matt Short and Will Sutherland. While Aaron Finch, Peter Handscomb and Glenn 17

2 May 2018 5:17 AM ACT Open's $13,000 prize boost gives squash new beginning in Canberra

But professional ranking points will go on the line this time and prize money has increased to attract top players to the capital. Hosting the Australian Open at the National Convention Centre was a massive boost for the sport in 2012, but financial strain took its toll and Squash ACT is only now starting to find its feet again. That's good news for Nuttall 23

6 April 2018 6:35 AM Marty Raines returns to Belconnen United after three years travelling the world

There's been plenty of turnover at Belconnen since Raines was last at the club, including new coach Peter Mazis, but he said there's still a few familiar faces. "I was away for a fair while and I didn't play at all overseas, I was just travelling and working," Raines said. "Patagonia was really cool and Iceland was a hot spot, I was trekking volcanoes 19