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17 September 2018 8:00 AM Short on star power, but Leishman defends World Cup of Golf field

Marc Leishman doesn't expect the fact not one player in the world's top 20 will travel for the World Cup of Golf to dimish the US$7 million tournament, which is likely to have his Australian pairing with Cameron Smith pegged as favourites. Leishman, the world No.22, is set to be the highest ranked player to contest the teams-based event at Melbourne's 14

13 September 2018 4:19 AM Changes made to avoid bore draws in Shield final

In other changes, two new balls will be used for WNCL matches, CA has introduced a heat policy for all their matches, runners may be used for injured batters at the fall of the ninth wicket and a ball hit on the full and lodged in a fielders' helmet is deemed a catch. CA wants states to play more attacking cricket in the Shield final in keeping with how the rest of the competition 16

11 September 2018 8:25 AM Vice-captaincy: Langer confident strong leaders are emerging

Australian cricket coach Justin Langer is confident there are enough emerging leaders ready to help skipper Tim Paine through what shapes as a tough summer. Cricket Australia opted to not unveil a vice-captain among the 15-man squad chosen on Tuesday for next month's Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Paine will captain the side in his first 25

10 September 2018 6:27 AM NFL seeks talent in Melbourne

The NFL is coming to Melbourne. No, there won’t be any games played. But Victorian athletes thinking they might have what it takes to make it in the United States will have the chance to show their ability with the NFL to hold a regional testing day in Melbourne this Saturday. The session, to be held at Camberwell Grammar, is one of seven try-out days ahead 22

28 August 2018 12:00 AM 'Unfinished business' brings Melissa Maizels back to Canberra United

"Unfinished business" has brought Melissa Maizels back to Canberra United as the club looks to bounce back from its worst season on record. Maizels has signed with United for the 2018-19 W-League season as Canberra look to force their way back into title contention. It is a homecoming of sorts for the 25-year-old goalkeeper given she played with Canberra 27

30 July 2018 7:48 AM Caroline Buchanan cleared of serious injuries after crash in comeback

Canberra BMX star Caroline Buchanan has been cleared of injury despite needing to be carted off a track and taken to hospital after a crash in the United States on the weekend. Buchanan was making her racing comeback at the Crafts 'n' Cranks mountain bike snow summit in California when she came unstuck on a high jump. Caroline Buchanan, returns to the AIS for trainig 62

25 July 2018 8:00 PM The Canberra Capitals' link to Ben Simmons and Harlem Globetrotters

Young started every game in her final season at Virginia Tech in 2015-16 and has been playing for the Newcastle Hunters in the Waratah Championship League since returning from the United States. Hannah Young with her father Lewis Young, a former professional basketball player and Harlem Globetrotter, in 2012. She will be one of Canberra's Goriss is still 28

22 July 2018 7:21 AM Racing Australia launch fresh attack on illegal offshore bookmakers

Any person subject to the Australian rules of racing who is suspected of placing a bet with an illegal operator can now have his or her phone and computer seized in a fresh assault on brazen offshore wagering operators. Racing Australia, the lawmaking body for the country's thoroughbred racing industry, has rushed in laws to stamp out the practice, which 22

20 July 2018 7:25 AM Canberra driver Michael Stewart sets off on new adventure

Canberra's Michael Stewart has made a major step in his racing career by joining the Ultimate Sprintcar Championship after rising through the ranks in the speedcar scene. Stewart will be one of three drivers in the region competing in the Sprintcar division for the upcoming 2018-19 season. The 21-year-old will be pitted against the best young drivers 18

19 July 2018 11:01 AM Canberran's basketball journey comes full circle at NBA Global Academy

But for the time being Clarke said he was enjoying being back in Australia and said it was a "crazy experience" returning to Canberra almost 10 years after he left. "I've loved being back, it's been way better than living in the States. I was rocking up at school [in Canberra] and seeing kids I went to preschool with," Clarke said. "With the academy 18