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20 July 2018 6:00 AM Carnoustie harks back to age ruled by monster courses, not monster drives

The late Peter Thomson had a golfer’s eye for impending catastrophe. After the five-time British Open champion became a television commentator, he saw victory as nothing more than a flashing warning sign. When Greg Norman walked off a final green after yet another Australian title, arms aloft and wife in tow, grinning like a man who somehow knew he would 5

13 July 2018 10:00 AM No quarter given in clash of the cobble stones, Cup and centre court

Unstuck: Chris Froome was broken by the famed cobbles of Roubaix in 2014, which is where Le Tour reaches this weekend. Unusually, the Tour de France carnival rolls into Roubaix tomorrow. A stage of almost 160 kilometres, including 22 kilometres of dangerous, rutted pave. Underlining the pivotal nature of this ninth stage of Le Tour, while Christopher 14

12 July 2018 10:13 PM Conte 'disgusted' over his Chelsea sacking

Chelsea's bitter battle with Antonio Conte could take another twist -after the Italian was left "disgusted" over his sacking as the club put the finishing touches to Maurizio Sarri's appointment as their new head coach. Despite news of Conte's departure breaking and players paying their own tributes on social media, Chelsea did not confirm his exit as lawyers 12

8 July 2018 10:21 AM Warriors emerge from Patty Mills' Shadows

A new group of Warriors have emerged from the Shadows of the concept that sparked Patty Mills' journey from Canberra to NBA stardom. The Winnunga Warriors Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander basketball club held a NAIDOC tournament to promote reconciliation in sport at the Belconnen Basketball Stadium over the weekend. The Winnunga Warriors are hosting 11

6 July 2018 9:25 AM West Belconnen Warrior Daniel Killick-Moran ready for Woden revenge

You could forgive Daniel Killick-Moran for dreading his return to Phillip Oval on Sunday, two years after a twisted knee shattered his Canberra Raiders Cup premiership dream. The West Belconnen Warriors prop left the ground with a ruptured posterior cruciate ligament and was ruled out for the rest of the season, forcing him to watch from the sideline 21

6 July 2018 7:55 AM Ainslie's Jed Costigan overcomes 'demons' ahead of milestone match

"With my ankle, I had to come back through reserve grade at the start of the year as I didn't play any pre-season games. "The physio held me back through the pre-season and in hindsight was a good thing but then I dislocated my finger after a few games back and rolled my other ankle. "It was a horrendous start to the year but I got past it and there 26

29 June 2018 8:41 AM Brumbies women inspire Canberra schoolgirls to chase rugby dreams

The inaugural Super W season is already inspiring a new generation of female players, with schoolgirls set to compete in an invitational carnival at the AIS this weekend. The carnival is the first of its kind and follows the launch of the Brumbies women's team this year as part of the Super W campaign. Female rugby participation is enjoying a massive 11

29 June 2018 7:12 AM Canberra's ice hockey stars make a difference for Brave kids

Canberra's ice hockey team is Brave by name, and they are making a difference to kids that are brave by nature. The Brave will have the smiles of kids like Beau and Kalten on their minds when they face the Perth Thunder in a top of the table clash in the Australian Ice Hockey League at the Perth Ice Arena on Saturday. Beau and Kalten are just two of the kids Brave 10

28 June 2018 7:01 AM Swifts star O'Brien out for a year after rupturing Achilles tendon

Swifts midcourter Claire O'Brien will be out for up to 12 months after rupturing her right Achilles tendon at training in a massive blow to the club's finals aspirations. In a double blow for the Swifts, sharpshooter Sophie Garbin has been ruled out of Saturday's crunch clash with the Melbourne Vixens due to a minor foot complaint. The club is expected 13

27 June 2018 8:11 AM Super weekend of Canberra netball heading for sell-out

"There's only a couple of hundred left, I spoke to Netball NSW and they will release standing room tickets once we sell-out, but there will only be about 100 of those," Bittner said. "It’s certainly one of the biggest weekends we've [hosted] and we’ve been quite fortunate to secure the ANL finals. That hasn’t happened before. "We get pretty good traction 11