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11 November 2018 6:32 AM Canberra Heat men thrash Queensland Pirates in AVL

It was a mixed bag for the Canberra Heat against the Queensland Pirates in the Australian Volleyball League at the AIS over the weekend. The Pirates proved too strong in the women's winning two from two, including a five-set epic on Sunday, while the men dropped just one set in two matches. The Canberra men won 25-20, 25-23, 25-23 on Saturday and 23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-17 on Sunday 28

6 November 2018 4:47 AM Ballymore to host Asian Cup warm-up match between South Korea and Uzbekistan

The match will coincide with the Socceroos’ match against Lebanon in Sydney, which would be Tim Cahill’s farewell to international football. Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop said the FFA had helped facilitate the international match, which would serve as a warm-up for the 2019 Asian Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates 27

6 November 2018 12:48 AM From gumboots to sunscreen: Melbourne Cup punters experience all seasons

On the members new Club stand rooftop, staff were even handing out sunscreen for free. A remarkable turn considering hours before people could be spotted in gumboots. People danced all around the track as English singer Sam Smith performed in the afternoon sun. But about 20 minutes after the race was run and won the heavy rain returned. Umbrellas and ponchos 18

5 November 2018 7:11 AM The Inglis family has sold Cup winners but now they have their own runner

The High Chaparral filly was highly fancied at the Melbourne sale and Inglis in association with Oliver Koolman secured her for $200,000. “There is funny story to it. Ollie was looking for colts and John North from Bowness Stud said to him he should have a look at this filly,” Inglis said. “He liked her and so did I and we always wanted to buy a horse 16

24 October 2018 12:19 AM Why Tom Wills deserves greater recognition

Tom Wills enters your life like a ghost and haunts you. His power comes from the fact that he straddles the most fundamental fault line in the Australian psyche. The contemporary idea of heroes basically comes from Hollywood. We think of heroes as good guys. Indeed, it is often not enough for them to be good guys, we want them to be perfect. The older 26

21 October 2018 7:33 AM University of Canberra struggle without stood-down stars

The University of Canberra women's sevens team endured a tough weekend but finished on a high in the final leg of the University Sevens series in Adelaide. Quintet Paremo Marsh, Ngawai Eyles, Regan Hart, Tayla Stanford and Jess Howard were sorely missed as Canberra finished the season in sixth place. They were shut out by Bond University 29-0, the University 22

21 October 2018 6:47 AM Canberra Striker and Lakers face South Australia in AHL quarters

The Canberra Lakers and Strikers have a golden opportunity to deliver the ACT a maiden Australian Hockey League title this week. The Canberra teams won two out of three games in a revamped AHL format and will both face South Australia on the Gold Coast in the quarter-finals on Thursday. The Lakers were humbled by the Tassie Tigers in week one but the men bounced 20

21 October 2018 6:25 AM Ben Dwarshuis fits the new and old mould for PM's XI

"The Netherlands stuff never really got moving, it was something that was a possibility if I ever wanted to go down that line, but it was a bit of a long shot with it being a few generations back in my family," Dwarshuis said. "I put that on the backburner and I’m certainly focusing more on the Australian side now. I was very excited to be a part of that Twenty 23

19 October 2018 12:04 AM Cricket Australia's next gen headlines Prime Minister's XI

Hashim Amla and JP Duminy have been left out of South AFrica's squad as they recover from injury, while Dale Steyn has been included after his recent comeback to limited overs cricket. Wednesday, October 31: Prime Minister's XI v South Africa at Manuka Oval, 1.50pm. Tickets from Ticketek. Prime Minister's XI squad: George Bailey (c) (Tasmania), Jason 20

11 October 2018 9:00 AM The slotholders behind The Everest field

Backed by Greg Ingham, the slotholder used to race quirky cult hero Chautauqua, which finished fourth in last year's race and was retired only last month after refusing to leave the gates in barrier trials on several occasions. Emerging breeding and racing giant which boasts properties in both NSW and Queensland, wholly owned by the Hong Kong-based Fung family 39