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20 November 2018 6:33 AM ACA loses its appeal

No, all was not well in Australian cricket at the time of Cape Town, but flawed culture cannot be allowed to act as an historical smokescreen. In that moment, experienced adult professional sportsmen conspired in or assented to a wrong. They knew it, as their ham-fisted effort to cover it up and so compound the offence showed. That wasn't culture, that was the blind 597

16 November 2018 7:35 AM CAS upholds former Cavalryman Aaron Sloan's four-year ban

ASADA's statement said ice was a stimulant that could speed up parts of the body and the brain, increase alertness and reduce fatigue. "The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority today acknowledged the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s appeal division to confirm the decision by Baseball Australia to impose a four-year ban on athlete Aaron 459

11 November 2018 3:47 AM FFA board candidates to face grilling

It has invited all 12 candidates (including several who were on the former Lowy-led board) to attend, but only half will be there in person to take questions from the public at a function that will be hosted by Fox Sports commentator Simon Hill. Those who will face the inquisition are Joseph Carozzi, a senior Sydney-based financial services professional 164

3 November 2018 4:51 AM Racing Victoria insists unions will not disrupt the Melbourne Cup

''Starters, barrier attendants, the clerk of the course, swabbing and other raceday staff are involved,'' the website's story said. However RV countered on Saturday afternoon in a bid to allay any public concern over disruption. RV says that only some 20 per cent of the racecourse staff are unionised and that it has a contingency plan to cover for their 118

5 October 2018 2:01 AM Victory's Deng gets first Socceroo call-up

But it also marks the returns of forwards Tom Rogic and Matthew Leckie, who had a break after the World Cup and didn't take part in the Turkey gathering. Scots-born Boyle – who is a teammate of Socceroos Mark Milligan and Jamie Maclaren at Hibernian in Scotland – is yet to receive clearance to play for Australia. But he has expressed his desire to do so with Australia 81

3 October 2018 2:32 AM Government will let delayed European horses run on Guineas Day

The European gallopers whose arrival into Australia was delayed by flight problems last weekend will now be allowed to race on Caulfield Guineas day, after the federal government granted Racing Victoria's appeal to allow them out of quarantine on October 13. Problems had arisen when a large shipment of top-flight Cups contenders were stranded on the tarmac 99

2 October 2018 2:27 AM 2018 AFL Grand Final: Fox Footy host 'ridiculous' to suggest umpires robbed Collingwood

"I just really hope that is not that narrative and the story, the last free kick of the game,” Simpson said to Fox Footy's On the Couch on Monday night. "It would be really disappointing if that’s what people focused on. It’s not the number one thing you take out of the grand final. "There were so many special moments and I think we need to celebrate 82

21 September 2018 2:00 PM Paralympic Committee defends Aussie accused of exaggerating symptoms

The APC said it had no concerns with Reid's case or the classifications of her "multiple impairments". "The APC has faith in the classification process and is fully satisfied that all requirements have been followed and met relating to Amanda’s international classification under the IPC Classification code and the classification rules of the UCI," a spokesman 113

14 September 2018 7:08 AM Cricket Australia settles case with woman sacked over abortion tweets

Ms Wiliamson had been represented by lawyer Kamal Farouque of Maurice Blackburn. In a statement, a spokesperson for Maurice Blackburn said: "Following ongoing discussions, Cricket Australia, Cricket Tasmania and Angela Williamson have been able to reach a mutually satisfactory resolution of the matter." Williamson had been in the role with Cricket Tasmania 87

16 August 2018 12:53 AM Canberra Olympic to meet rivals in premiership showdown

Canberra Olympic have made a statement to keep their Canberra premier league title hopes alive and inadvertently set up a premiership play-off. Olympic thrashed the Cooma Tigers 7-0 in a rescheduled clash at the AIS on Wednesday night to set up a premiership-deciding showdown with arch-rivals Canberra FC. The stunning victory over the third-placed Tigers 77