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19 March 2018 6:45 AM Tennis: Annerly Poulos bows out but growing at ACT Claycourt International

"She had two really good wins in the first two rounds and was highly competitive [on Monday] against a girl who is [almost] in the 400s," Larkham said. "It was a really good tournament for her. She's only just turned 15, so she's up around that No. 500 in the world level I think. That's a good sign and we are looking forward to another tournament next week here. "The matches 4

17 March 2018 8:27 AM Canberra rowers Caleb Antill and Luke Letcher make Australia's World Cup teams

"I'm absolutely thrilled. I went to senior trials last year and I wasn't good enough, and just trained really hard in the under-23 campaign and came back with a fire in my belly," Antill said. "It's a dream come true to make the senior team ... the big one we're all aiming for is the Olympics and Tokyo's coming up and that's definitely in the back of my mind each day. The second 8

17 March 2018 7:00 AM Socceroos' World Cup farewell set to be scrapped for overseas friendly

With limited time with his squad before the World Cup, van Marwijk is eager to gain as much time on the training ground with the players as possible. He wants fewer games and more training sessions and a return trip to Australia for European-based players could see the team lose as many as four days of training. The Dutch coach was unhappy with the decision 8

15 March 2018 10:48 AM Melbourne United happy to up the tempo

Melbourne United star Chris Goulding has warned his side has no qualms about running with the Adelaide 36ers when their NBL Grand Final series tips off on Friday night. All week the talk has been about Adelaide’s up-tempo style and their high-octane frontline and while Goulding admits the South Australian side have plenty of firepower, he was quick to speak 12

15 March 2018 10:43 AM Australia's snowboarders hoping for a repeat of that gold medal feeling

PyeongChang: The fluctuating weather in South Korea this week has mirrored the extreme emotions experienced by Australia’s close-knit Paralympics snowboarding team, Simon Patmore’s breakthrough gold medal coming hot on the heels of the cruel injury to Joany Badenhorst. Patmore completed a remarkable transition from the athletics track to the alpine world 13

15 March 2018 8:16 AM Bowman set to return on Performer in the Golden Slipper

“It was good to get that out of the way today and know that he is right to go into the Slipper next week. Hugh should be there to ride him.” Performer had been at the top of Golden Slipper betting after winning the Breeders Plate and Canonbury Stakes but his antics on Saturday saw his price balloon close to $10. TAB’s Glenn Munsie said the trials of Performer 11

15 March 2018 2:09 AM Thompson hopes wide draw the last drawback for Vega One

John Thompson has been cursed with bad barriers at Rosehill on Saturday but he hopes it is the last of the bad luck, particularly for Vega One in the Pago Pago Stakes. The son of Lope De Vega has looked like a miler in his two runs, but Thompson believes with a touch of luck he could already be a winner. Slipper dreaming: John Thompson hopes Vega One can swoop 4

14 March 2018 5:07 AM Captain Tiger Woods could pick himself to play in Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods wants his form to determine whether he makes a return to Presidents Cup action as a player-captain in Melbourne as the frenzy over his comeback gathers pace before the US Masters. The 14-time major winner was officially unveiled on Wednesday as the American captain for next year's event at Royal Melbourne opposite International skipper Ernie 15

14 March 2018 12:10 AM Team Sunweb's Michael Matthews returns for Milan-San Remo

"His fracture has been healing well and he has been able to do some high quality training over the past week." Reef said Matthews would be supported by a strong team, which included reigning Giro d'Italia champions Tom Dumoulin. The Dutchman crashed out of the Tirreno Adriatico, but will work for the Canberran as he continued his preparation to defend 16

13 March 2018 11:30 PM Hugh Bowman not cleared to ride this weekend

Champion jockey Hugh Bowman will not ride at the Coolmore Classic meeting or the Hong Kong Derby meeting this weekend after consulting with a neurosurgeon on Wednesday. Bowman visited Dr Mark Winder for concussion tests after his fall from Performer in the Todman Stakes last Saturday and was told he could not be cleared to ride. “I just still feel a bit dusty 16