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15 November 2018 8:42 AM 'Legs like jelly': Davis' Open defence stalls after nervous start

"I was trying really hard, probably a little bit too hard. I was a little bit nervous obviously. As soon as I heard my name on the first tee the legs were a little bit like jelly and I tried a little too hard probably. "I was fine up until that point and it's something I need to get used to I guess. Other than that start I played a pretty good round 30

14 November 2018 5:32 AM Defending Open champion Cameron Davis better prepared than last year

"It wasn't that difficult a decision, but what I would be missing out on is another opportunity to potentially win a golf tournament on the PGA Tour which would cement everything, or do really well and move yourself a long way up there," Davis said of his decision to return home. "So missing any event is a relatively big deal, but for this tournament 33

12 November 2018 12:29 PM Allenby plans to honour Lyle's memory with tournament in his name

"It's really early days and [Ogilvy and I] are going to sit down in a couple of weeks at the Australian PGA," said Allenby, who spoke at a public memorial service for Lyle in September. "We'd like a tournament in Melbourne and to get a Jarrod Lyle Invitational going. That's something that [Ogilvy] and I have spoken about. "We'll get some ideas down and obviously 36

10 November 2018 5:26 AM 'Bloody tired': Stressed players feeling the toll of game in crisis

Vice-captain Josh Hazlewood believes the narrow win on Friday night has released some of the pressure that has been building for months after series defeats in England and the Middle East across all three formats. While it is only two games into an international summer that does not finish until February, Stoinis, whose vigorous celebration of a wicket 36

9 November 2018 6:35 AM Chloe Hosking nominated for cycling's moment of the year

Such a big deal, in fact, that it has seen Chloe Hosking shortlisted for the Australian Cycling Moment of the Year award. Hosking couldn't contain her excitement when she crossed the line to claim gold in the 112.2 kilometre road race at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in April. The win on home soil will go down as one of the greatest moments 14

4 November 2018 6:33 AM Jordan Thompson denies rising star at Canberra International

"It was very tough, I thought I was really good in first set but knew he'd pick up the pace in the second and he definitely made it a battle," Thompson said. "There's not many 18-year-olds in the world as good as him. He's a much better player than what he's ranked, he's still very young so I'm sure we’ll see him rise through rankings." Thompson rose 15 spots 20

2 November 2018 12:23 AM Canberra mountain-bike riders on top of the world

Canberra mountain-bike riders Jordan Butler and Gwynn Le Maitre have won their age groups at the 24-hour world championships in Scotland. Butler took out the 23-29 category with 20 laps in 24:02:39 and Le Maitre won the 35-39 age group with 16 laps in 24:34:54. Sam Moffitt came 15th in the elite men's field with 17 laps in 19:24:56 in what was considered 24

31 October 2018 9:01 AM Poor crowd mars PM's XI's upset of South Africa

The crowd figure even shrinks in comparison with the lowest in recorded history, which was set when 5370 watched the West Indies face the Prime Minister's XI in 2010. It serves as an indication of just how much content Canberra can handle given fans have been spoiled for choice this summer with a women's international, Big Bash League, WBBL, WNCL, Sheffield 20

18 October 2018 1:05 AM Vikings' Joe Powell misses Wallabies squad but starting NRC semi-final

Wallabies back-rower Pete Samu is set to make his Vikings debut off the bench on return from a knee injury and a solid hit-out will seal his spot on the spring tour. Samu has played seven Tests since signing a two-year deal with the ACT Brumbies and bolting into the Wallabies team for the June Test series. It's been an enormous year for the 26-year-old 17

16 October 2018 10:19 AM No average Joe: Cameron Smith on course for a sizzling summer

For someone with such an extraordinary talent on the golf course, Cameron Smith couldn't have more ordinary pursuits when he gets the rare chance to put down the clubs. He likes to wash his cars, he says, and has developed a liking to tend to his lawn in Jacksonville, Florida. The 25-year-old does hail from Brisbane, where you can literally watch the grass 20