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5 October 2018 8:25 AM Ron Stubbs pays tribute to brother Peter after Tony Campbell Cup

Albury trainer Ron Stubbs paid tribute to his brother and retiring Canberra Racing Club chief executive Peter Stubbs, but he couldn't deliver a fairytale in the Tony Campbell Memorial Cup at Thoroughbred Park on Friday. It marked Stubbs final meeting in charge at Canberra after 50 years in the racing industry, with the 66-year-old to stand down at the club's 10

27 September 2018 7:47 AM Jarrod Lyle farewelled at Torquay memorial service

Family, friends and colleagues from the golf industry farewelled professional golfer Jarrod Lyle at a memorial service in Torquay on Thursday. Lyle, who died in August aged 36, was remembered as a courageous man who fought cancer three times from the age of 17, always with a smile and a joke. The service was held at The Sands resort, close to where Lyle and his wife Briony 6

13 September 2018 11:54 PM Cameron Smith wins second Australian berth at golf World Cup

Queenslander Cameron Smith is to make his World Cup golf debut alongside Marc Leishman at Metropolitan in November. Leishman and Smith were confirmed as the Australian team on Friday after the Victorian chose the younger player as his partner under the World Cup guidelines. Jason Day is unavailable because his wife, Ellie, is having their third child 14

12 September 2018 11:37 AM Boomers will use Qatar game to rally then move past brawl

“It took a few of them a while to recover from the idea of the Philippines thing rather than the actual physical thing – the idea they had let the game down or had done something really naughty,” Longley told Fairfax Media at the ticket launch of the Boomers v USA game late last month. “I think they are now reassured and it’s like getting back on the horse 19

10 September 2018 3:19 AM Sami Whitcomb overjoyed after Opals promotion for World Cup

On the verge of a WNBA championship, Australian guard Sami Whitcomb received further good news on Monday as she was elevated to the Opals side for the FIBA Women’s World Cup. Whitcomb was born in America but has made a life in Perth with her wife Kate where she rose from being a WA State League import to become a star in the WNBL with Perth Lynx and then earning 22

10 September 2018 3:10 AM Leilani Mitchell withdraws from Opals' World Cup squad

"The first thing I did was call my wife who was sleeping in Australia and share the news with her. Then it felt real. I can’t wait to put on that singlet and compete for Australia." Round 1: Friday, October 12 - Sydney Flames v Canberra Capitals at Sydney Uni Sports Centre, 7pm. Round 2: Sunday, October 21 - Canberra Capitals v Adelaide Lightning at National 25

7 September 2018 8:29 AM McConnell to lead Canberra charge at mountain bike worlds

Cross country rider Dan McConnell will lead Canberra's charge at the mountain biking world championships in Switzerland this weekend. McConnell's one of three Canberrans competing in Lenzerheide, along with downhillers Jackson Frew and Tegan Molloy. Dan McConnell is one of Canberra's three hopes at the mountain bike world championships in Switzerland 22

26 August 2018 6:05 AM Webster happy as Clapper warms to Melbourne campaign

Pat Webster has treated Happy Clapper to two new rugs for his spring preparation, which will favour Melbourne over Sydney, starting with the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. The second-best horse in the country has turned eight since winning the Canterbury Stakes and Doncaster and running placings behind Winx in the George Ryder Stakes and Queen 31

23 August 2018 4:38 AM Queanbeyan trainer Joe Cleary cancels move after prizemoney spike

"We basically had one foot over the border, we had six horses in Queensland and four returned [last] Monday, the wife and I were looking at real estate and setting up camp up there before Christmas," Cleary said. "We've put it on hold temporarily after I touched base with major clients and in the end it was a common sense decision, especially with Highways 19

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 16