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14 October 2018 9:59 AM Let’s hope The Autumn Sun gets a chance to test Winx

The Autumn Sun left most at Caulfield on Saturday convinced the colt would be a worthy rival for champion mare Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday week. I have been at about the past 40 Caulfield Guineas, a race that has produced some outstanding horses, and The Autumn Sun was just as good, if not more impressive, than the more recent 19

10 October 2018 7:46 AM Canberra coach Laing Harrow leading Australian softball to Olympics

Canberra's Laing Harrow will lead the Australian women's softball team to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after he was appointed coach on Wednesday. Harrow has been coaching in Australia for more than two decades and has experience at a state, national and international level with junior and senior teams. The Aussie Spirit are vying for a spot in Tokyo and Harrow 13

9 October 2018 1:52 AM Australian Open prizemoney hits $60 million

Tennis Australia also announced that the new players' pod, with its world class training, treatment and dining facilities, will be available. Entry level prices for Rod Laver Arena have been reduced to $62, and the price of a ground pass was frozen at $49 for 2019. The Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events, John Eren, said the government had invested 12

8 October 2018 8:17 AM Twin tears: Fogarty sisters share the comeback trail

The twins both had surgery one day apart a fortnight ago and are now on the long road to recovery. "My first thought was they would take my scholarship away," Georgia said. "But my coach has been super supportive about everything, letting me go back over to the US and do my rehab over there so I’m really grateful for that. "Going through it the first 9

7 October 2018 4:36 AM FFV lobbying government for election spending on soccer infrastructure

"Access to better facilities means more people coming into the game – it will address the current, unsustainable situation where thousands of people (12,500 this past season alone) are unable to play the game. "Based on population increases and continued participation increases to 2026, particularly growth from women and girls, Victoria will need up to 420 full size equivalent 10

3 October 2018 2:00 PM Canberra BMX star Caroline Buchanan's intimate Nevada wedding

"I just wanted it intimate. I didn't want it about props or the add-ons. None of that mattered," Buchanan said. "I just wanted our two families together from opposite sides of the world, a chance for our brothers to meet for the first time and our parents to see each other for the third time in nine years. "It was important for me to make it a memorable 11

28 September 2018 11:21 AM How code-hopper Kimmince fell back in love with game – for third time

That was way back in 2009, not long after Kimmince made her international debut as an 18-year-old – seemingly with a long future in the green and gold. The Kimmince of today, who will on Saturday night play for Australia in prime time to possibly the biggest local TV audience ever for the national women's team, has learned to appreciate the fickleness 6

26 September 2018 8:39 AM Usman Qadir: I want to play for Australia

Usman Qadir has his legendary father’s blessing despite turning his back on Pakistan in the hope of playing for Australia. Qadir, 25, the son of Pakistani leg-spinning great Abdul Qadir, burst onto the Australian domestic scene on Wednesday, taking 3-50 on debut for Western Australia as the Warriors crushed Victoria by six wickets in their JLT Cup match 9

25 September 2018 12:18 PM Basketball Australia looks for new CEO as Anthony Moore departs

Basketball Australia will begin the search for a new chief executive with Anthony Moore to leave the role at the end of October. Moore and chairman Ned Coten sent word around basketball circles on Tuesday about Moore’s departure which will come at the BA annual general meeting on October 27. It’s not known what his next move will be but Moore is tipped 9

22 September 2018 2:00 PM Dragon boat racing: a sport for all ages

Ms Stern, who migrated to Australia in 1948 with her Hungarian family, moved to Israel after meeting her husband in Europe where she went on a working holiday. They moved to his native Israel where her husband was killed in the Six Day war in 1967, when a direct hit on the tank he was in on the Suez Canal was fired by Egyptian forces. At the time her two children 17