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20 September 2018 6:57 AM Former Capital Michelle Patt retires after Basketball ACT grand final

Michelle Patt's basketball career has been built on unexpected opportunities. She started playing when she was seven years old to help fill in for a friend's team. She joined the Canberra Capitals after attending a dinner party with Eleanor Sharp, and was recruited to be a part of the club's first championship. She came out of representative retirement 11

16 September 2018 3:18 AM Canberra rower Caleb Antill wins silver at worlds

One senior world championships and one medal for Canberra rower Caleb Antill after he helped the men's quadruple scull claim silver in Bulgaria on Saturday night. Antill teamed up with Campbell Watts, Alexander Purnell and David Watts to storm into second behind winners Italy after a slow start. The Ukraine were third. Their silver medal added to Australia's 12

13 September 2018 1:43 AM Chloe Hosking re-signs with Alè-Cipollini and sets sights on worlds

Having re-signed for a third season with Alè-Cipollini, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Chloe Hosking now has her sights set on winning a world title. The Canberra cyclist announced on Thursday she will stay with the Women's World Tour team for 2019. Her immediate goals will be the Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta this weekend and then she'll ride for Alè-Cipollini 19

9 September 2018 11:59 PM Djokovic legend continues to grow following US Open triumph

Novak Djokovic has drawn level with American great Pete Sampras with the third-most men's grand slam singles titles following a straight-sets victory over Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open final at Flushing Meadows. Djokovic's 14th major title, which follows his victory at Wimbledon earlier this year, leaves him trailing only contemporaries Roger 20

7 September 2018 12:42 AM Sublime Serena storms into another US Open final

Serena Williams has swept past Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-0 and into the final of the US Open to sit one win away from a record-equalling 24th grand slam title. Williams walked off Arthur Ashe Stadium court with a wave and twirl to await the winner of the other semi-final between Japan's Naomi Osaka and American Madison Keys, who lost last year's final 14

6 September 2018 2:09 AM SMH Live: Beyond the Back Page

The NRL title race is heading towards its tightest finish in history, with the top four teams being anyone's guess. After a dismal season, the UK spring tour is now a must win for the Wallabies. And the Aussie cricket team, post ball tampering, soon faces another challenge, against Pakistan, South Africa and the Test series against India. Join Herald 63

3 September 2018 8:05 AM Andrew Charter back in Kookaburras squad after injury lay-off

Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter has returned to the national squad after overcoming injury to take his place in time for the Darwin International Hockey Open. The world No. 1 Kookaburras will face reigning Olympic champions Argentina, Malaysia and Japan on September 18-22 at the Marrara Hockey Centre. Before the tournament kicks off Australia will host Argentina 24

29 August 2018 12:40 PM Alicia Gowans wins back to back world beauty fitness and fashion title

Fitness model Alicia Gowans has defended her pro fitness over-35 division title at the world championships in Las Vegas last week, continuing a remarkable comeback from a broken back three years ago. Gowans finished a successful year in style after also being nominated for coach of the year and her Ally's Angels and Alphas team, run by Gowans and partner 15

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

26 August 2018 2:03 PM Lightning strikes twice in Super Netball grand final

Bassett, who was the face of the Fever for years before defecting to the Lightning at the end of 2016, gave West Coast goalkeeper Courtney Bruce a big hug after the game. The Lightning had to win the title the hard way after losing the first three games of the season and finishing fourth. The Sunshine Coast then beat the Firebirds and Giants in finals 30