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18 June 2018 6:07 AM Le Mans: Matt Campbell wins on debut at the world’s biggest race

“Matt was on the radio and he was just really calm and knew what he had to do. He just had this look in his eye and I was like 'this guy is the real deal'. These are young stars emerging and we are a part of it. Star appeal: Dempsey Proton Racing team manager and actor Patrick Dempsey after Matt Campbell's win at Le Mans. “I’m lost for words. Everyone 9

17 June 2018 8:15 AM Ainslie pay a stirring tribute to the late Scott Gibson

In years gone by Gibson would have been one of those former players cheering from the hill, which made this victory extra special for the resurgent Tricolours. "It was a pretty big day for the club, especially with the passing of Scotty," Rourke said. "He was a really much-loved former player, and after he retired he would come down every week and stand 10

14 June 2018 7:39 AM Nabbout in the box seat to spearhead Australia's attack against France

However, it's not just the Dutchman who has publicly recognised the threat of Nabbout, but France coach Didier Deschamps. The former World Cup-winning captain singled out the strength and aggression of Nabbout as one of Australia's main attacking weapons, despite likely not knowing anything about the forward just three months ago. "To be recognised by him is pretty 12

11 June 2018 12:48 PM Socceroos stars say venue, training camp leaves no room for excuses

"Its all in the same facility, in the same complex, the meeting rooms, training facilities, its all on our doorsteps. "It makes it easier, you literally just get changed and walk out on the training pitch rather than spend half an hour travelling...its nice and chilled rather than 4.30pm here, then 5pm train ... We can work in our own time. You have got our rooms 9

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

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 6

22 May 2018 7:39 AM Hands off, AFL: Boom recruit Bogut helps NBL level the playing field

Speaking one-on-one, Bogut said he knew his name and standing will help the league and remind young players that basketball can give them a sporting future just as the AFL or NRL can. “Hopefully my voice can help the NBL establish more of a voice in primary media,” Bogut said. “Historically these kind of events don’t get much media so if I can align 11

16 May 2018 11:00 AM Craig Moller earns NBL All-Australian call up for China tour

When NBL major events and programs general manager Tommy Greer called to invite him to join the tour, Moller was quick to take up the place. He is in strong company, too, with Olympians Chris Goulding, Adam Gibson, David Barlow and Brad Newley on the roster along with current “NBL” Boomers such as Daniel Kickert and Cameron Gliddon. “It’s a pretty strong 12

9 May 2018 10:37 AM Vics target SA teen leggie to succeed Fawad

Another veteran, all-rounder Daniel Christian, is also tipped to be moved on despite playing seven shield games this season. The departure of Christian, who has played for Australia in white-ball cricket, would open the door for greater opportunities for emerging all-rounders Matt Short and Will Sutherland. While Aaron Finch, Peter Handscomb and Glenn 17

9 May 2018 8:54 AM Canberra trainer Darryl Rolfe turning city slackers into country stars

Rolfe, 51, has enjoyed a business relationship turning Simpson's city horses into winners for 30 years and said the only secret to his success was experience. "I’ve trained around 600 winners in my career and won 45 country cups but now I’m down to a hobby [trainer]," Rolfe said. "[Waldo Waldorf] has won almost $50,000 in the 10 weeks I've had so Jim and his wife are pretty 21