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5 June 2018 1:59 PM Canberra on radar to host first men's pro golf tournament in 20 years

The second-tier tour is used as a development step for emerging stars, and hosting it in Canberra would open the door for Australia's top players to compete for a share of the likely $350,000 prize pool. Royal Canberra hosted the women's Australian Open in 2013 as part of the city's centenary celebrations and the ALPG is working to lure some of the best female 9

19 May 2018 5:24 AM Lightning already proving a winner for Storm

Reigning Super Netball premiers Sunshine Coast Lightning haven’t had a win yet this season, but off the court the club is proving a success. NRL club Melbourne Storm and the University of Sunshine Coast run the club as a joint venture while also maintaining a close connection with the local council – and while professional franchises in regional areas 26

12 May 2018 11:02 AM City of Casey set to invest $20m to back Team 11's A-League bid

Team 11, the consortium based in Melbourne's south-east bidding to secure a license as an A-League expansion club in the 2019-20 season, is flexing its financial muscles further, with the City of Casey ready to commit up to $23.8 million to help develop Casey Fields into a top-flight regional centre for soccer excellence to help boost the bid. Whole 25

10 May 2018 10:09 AM Illawarra Hawks confirm NBL's push into Canberra

“A big part of that is growing the business and we have an opportunity where we’re looking at utilising the growth in participation in the ACT, which has been growing at 10 per cent over the last few years. “It’s in the very early stages but we’re in preliminary talks with Basketball ACT about taking a pre-season game down there. “Obviously after that we’ll 23

19 April 2018 9:04 AM Tide is turning in Matildas' rivalry with Japan, says Stajcic

Whether it is the Blue Samurai or Nadeshiko, Japan have become Australia's main regional football rivals, but any sense of sentiment has been abandoned by Stajcic who cares for little else apart from winning the Asian Cup. "Not for me personally, players can speak for themselves," Stajcic said. "The occasion is such a big occasion, the trophy that we're 36

13 April 2018 7:57 AM GWS Giants at the centre of AFL's Canberra Demons divide

The Demons will play five home games at Manuka Oval this season before shifting to the redeveloped Phillip Oval complex in July, which is far less expensive for the club to play at. AFL Canberra boss Steve Mahar maintains the region's governing body is working closely with the Giants to make sure the capital's needs are met when GWS chief executive David 34

11 February 2018 5:03 AM Deadly gas explosion rocks Bolivian Carnival

La Paz: Six people have been killed and dozens are injured after a street vendor's gas canister exploded near the route of the world renowned folkloric Carnival in the Bolivian city of Oruro. Deputy Commander Freddy Betancurt says the blast took place on a street parallel to where participants were making the folkloric entrance to Oruro's Carnival, one of the most important 55

8 February 2018 12:01 PM Cheaper public transport for Queensland veterans

About 19,000 Queensland veterans can now access cheaper public transport in Queensland, with the introduction of a white card concession scheme. From Friday, Department of Veteran Affairs white card holders will receive a 50 per cent discount on public transport fares across the state, bringing them into line with concessions for current gold card holders 32 1

7 February 2018 8:14 PM Israelis have secret pact with Egypt to take on ISIS

Washington: Unmarked Israeli warplanes and helicopters have carried out dozens of covert attacks against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups inside the Egyptian Sinai in recent years, said two former senior US officials. The airstrikes by Israeli planes are conducted with the support of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has led an often brutal 60

5 February 2018 12:06 AM Opposition plan to put police in 'at risk' Victorian high schools

Full-time police officers will be embedded in 10 Victorian high schools in ‘at risk’ areas if the state Opposition win government. Ramping up it’s tough on crime agenda, Opposition leader Matthew Guy announced at Kew Primary School on Monday that he would roll out a two year pilot where dedicated police members worked in metropolitan and regional schools 26