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13 June 2018 12:23 AM Skye Nicolson walking into the Hornet's nest

"The Olympics have always been the big goal for me, so Tokyo 2020 is my next big goal," Nicolson said. "Then we’ll sit down and look at what I want to do next after that. Definitely not [turning professional] in the next year and a half to two years, but after that it’s definitely something we’ll be looking into. "I’ve still got plenty on, I’m boxing 14

9 June 2018 3:00 AM HRNSW reveal rising stars for Nick Dewar memorial series

The future of the sport will once again be on show in the Nick Dewar Memorial Rising Stars series in the week leading up to Breeders’ Challenge day on July 1. Harness Racing NSW announced 10 drivers, led by last year’s winner Ellen Rixon, to complete in the series, which will have heats in Young, Bathurst, Bankstown and Newcastle at the end of the month 10

8 June 2018 1:09 PM List of world's richest athletes is the same old story for women

Other female athletes to make the top 100 have generally been tennis players – in fact, last year eight of the top 10 female earners were tennis players. All grand slams offer equal prize money for the men's and women's draw. In 1971, tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King became the first female athlete to earn $100,000 for a single season in any sport 10

8 June 2018 12:00 PM 'A perfect role model': UFC legend St-Pierre full of praise for Whittaker

On the eve of his biggest UFC contest to date, world middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has received a ringing endorsement from the greatest fighter of all time. Georges St-Pierre was full of praise for the 27-year-old Australian, who trained with him in Montreal in the past. "He's a great example and a perfect role model for the sport of mixed martial 7

8 June 2018 7:49 AM When a one-man team loses it

But LeBron's mind is elsewhere. He might have done more than anyone else to win the game, but that doesn't necessarily mean he tried harder and so is entitled to wallow more. It just means he's a better player. More time elapses. There's an urgency now, if victory is to be snatched back from the jaws of defeat. Right now, it is neither. The Cavs cluster 9

1 June 2018 9:26 AM Brumbies and university of Canberra sign 30-year alliance agreement

The terms have since been adjusted for both parties, who will co-exist on campus and share resources until at least 2043. "It's been a very rich relationship for us ... this is just a concrete step," Saini said. "I wouldn't be signing [the agreement] if I wasn't optimistic [about the Brumbies future]. I've been optimistic from day one when I arrived 2

1 June 2018 6:00 AM How racing can recapture the hearts and minds of the people

"It is my vision that within the next decade, racing can climb back to become one of the world's top 10 sports," he told the recent Asian Racing Conference in Seoul. Mind you it was in the quinella as far as Australia was concerned. During the afternoon newspaper circulation wars between my outfit "The Sun" and the "Daily Mirror", taken over by a prophet 1

29 May 2018 9:28 PM Serena back in the groove, wins easily in 'warrior princess' outfit

Pliskova, ranked 70th in the world, said she expected Williams would not play as well as she did - the Czech player out-aced Williams - but the 23-time Grand Slam winner proved to be a tough opponent as usual. After the two were tied at 6 in the first set, Williams fell behind 3-0 in the tiebreaker but rallied to win 7-4 and hollered in triumph several 26

29 May 2018 8:20 AM There hasn't been a new tennis club built in Canberra since 1986

Tennis ACT boss Kim Kachel wants to capitalise on the "huge opportunity" to grow the sport in Canberra. "We’re very thankful for redevelopment here at Lyneham, it has provided showpiece facility for world-class tennis, which we've seen, but there's a real opportunity in our growth corridors," Kachel said. "There are areas across Canberra well below the national 26

24 May 2018 8:22 AM Will hot shots uncover the next Nick Kyrgios in Canberra?

"It's a really easy entry into tennis for these kids and hopefully in a few years time we will see a whole new wave of great players because of it." The hot shots program uses smaller courts, smaller racquets and lower compression tennis balls to allow children to get a grasp of the game. Holy Family Primary students James Bunfield and Meaghann Scott 19