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19 September 2018 1:48 AM Sixers coach Brown's big plan for Ben Simmons

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown has revealed personal ambitions and aspirations for Ben Simmons that will make the NBA's rookie of the year an even better player. Simmons has been working in the off-season with his brother Liam - a former college basketball assistant coach - at long-distance shooting, which has been lacking in the young star's game. After 8

13 September 2018 6:25 AM Ben Simmons knows he's a point guard, doesn't care who disagrees

In both modes, Simmons has playmaking ratings high enough to bring up the ball and create for his teammates. Last season Simmons played 81 games, two play-off series and finished fifth in the NBA in assists with 8.2 per game, one place above celebrated point guard Chris Paul and other stars like Damian Lillard, Ricky Rubio and Kyrie Irving. Simmons spoke 18

1 September 2018 6:48 AM All-rounder Marsh back bowling in boost for Test side

"I have had my fair share of injuries to come back from. I guess in that scenario you lean on your past experiences. It's been a long lay off, five months. Fortunately for Australia, we haven't had that much cricket, compared to what we usually have, so I haven't missed a lot of cricket. I am really rapt to be back now and can't wait to get stuck into [the game] 27

19 August 2018 8:00 PM Canberra A-League bid builds as decision beckons

"It’s about bringing together the considerable executive experience required to get this bid across the line and build a successful club," Caggiano said. "We are lucky enough to have some very high calibre people from the very top end of the corporate and sports worlds helping us behind the scenes, so this is about officially bringing some of those people 17

3 August 2018 10:06 AM Last-round clash to decide Giants' travel plans and finals chances

The outcome of the top-of-the-table clash between Giants and West Coast Fever at the International Convention Centre on Saturday will deliver much more than just the minor premiership. While both sides could mathematically fall as low as fourth in a desperate final round, an even contest would wrap up the top two spots - and crucially a second chance 25

25 July 2018 8:00 PM The Canberra Capitals' link to Ben Simmons and Harlem Globetrotters

Young started every game in her final season at Virginia Tech in 2015-16 and has been playing for the Newcastle Hunters in the Waratah Championship League since returning from the United States. Hannah Young with her father Lewis Young, a former professional basketball player and Harlem Globetrotter, in 2012. She will be one of Canberra's Goriss is still 28

18 July 2018 1:09 AM Dockers make pitch to GWS star as big man stocks dwindle

Sandilands, 35, had not been expected to be available to return after a three-week absence but is tipped to make a late bid for selection if Darcy fails any fitness tests this week. With West Coast restricted free agent Jeremy McGovern still firmly in Dockers recruiting sights, it has emerged that Lobb has been targeted as a saviour to Fremantle's need for a forward 17

3 July 2018 8:36 AM Canberra soccer players to cop registration fee hike from FFA

Australia failed to get out of their group at the tournament in Russia and collected just one point from three games. Belconnen United president Tony Barr was not aware of the fees increase and slammed the FFA for splurging on the national team and then asking the grassroots to pick up the bill. "Spending $300,000 per player is just ridiculous, maybe 24

29 June 2018 9:37 AM Canberra bid leader says he'll celebrate when they're in the A-League

"It’s not about a contest or who has the most money, this is about bringing something to a region I care deeply about. It’s about giving the city something it wants and needs. "It was more anticipation than relief or anything and now we're in, lets go get it, let's go show them how we’re going to build this club." Canberra are the only bid which already 24

19 June 2018 7:38 AM Socceroos will be trained to the minute for Danes

A two-hour difference in kick-off times has led to significant changes in preparation as the meticulous Socceroos tailor everything from meal times to training sessions around the Denmark match. The second group match pits the Socceroos against the Danes at 3pm in Samara, two hours later than their kick-off against France, and coach Bert van Marwijk 27