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9 November 2018 3:28 AM Canberra school teacher breaks triathlon world record

Canberra school teacher Laura Marshall has set a new triathlon world record and become the first ACT women to swim the English Channel. Marshall became the first Australian women to complete the gruelling Enduroman Arch to Arc, an ultra-endurance triathlon from London to Paris, solo. Marshall completed the 140-kilometre run, 35k swim and 300km cycle 8

29 October 2018 9:33 AM Canberra United coach throws support behind Heather Reid's FFA bid

"Heather is an exceptional woman who has been through thick and thin in this game," Garriock said. "She's an inspiration and basically set up Canberra United as only W-League team without an A-League affiliate. She got it across the line and recruited and did everything, she was the backbone of the club. "She's an advocate and someone who will stand 7

8 October 2018 8:17 AM Twin tears: Fogarty sisters share the comeback trail

The twins both had surgery one day apart a fortnight ago and are now on the long road to recovery. "My first thought was they would take my scholarship away," Georgia said. "But my coach has been super supportive about everything, letting me go back over to the US and do my rehab over there so I’m really grateful for that. "Going through it the first 10

14 September 2018 7:08 AM Cricket Australia settles case with woman sacked over abortion tweets

Ms Wiliamson had been represented by lawyer Kamal Farouque of Maurice Blackburn. In a statement, a spokesperson for Maurice Blackburn said: "Following ongoing discussions, Cricket Australia, Cricket Tasmania and Angela Williamson have been able to reach a mutually satisfactory resolution of the matter." Williamson had been in the role with Cricket Tasmania 21

27 April 2018 7:55 AM Hannah Dunn spearheads AFL Canberra revolution

"I’m pretty excited, I missed round one because I had a wedding so I’m pretty keen for [Saturday], getting back into footy season with all the girls and getting around the club. "The culture is stronger than it has ever been before so I’m looking forward to it." The Tigers are one of three clubs fielding two senior women's teams this season alongside 59

18 April 2018 10:35 AM How Ben Simmons is dominating the NBA in quintessentially Aussie style

Cold-calling Mr Gaze, Brown was impressive enough to be given an interview, and was soon installed indeed as Lindsay Gaze’s assistant at the Melbourne Tigers, learning from The Master. Lindsay wanted humility not hubris; hard-work not hot-dogging; knuckling down, not noise. He wanted a team that was just that, filled with players who would work for each other 50

14 February 2018 3:21 AM Stajcic names Algarve Cup squad as Matildas World Cup preparations hot up

It's a big year for the Matildas with the Algarve Cup, Asian Cup and qualification for the Women's World Cup in France 2019 on the line, and coach Alen Stajcic will begin honing his preparations by calling a 24-woman squad into camp in Sydney this weekend. The coach will whittle the number down to 22, and it is that group who will be travelling to Portugal 41

11 February 2018 5:03 AM Pair caught smuggling mobile phones, balloons of white powder into Goulburn jail: police

A man and a woman have been busted trying to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into NSW's most secure prison, police say. NSW Police will allege a man parked on Cemetery Road, Goulburn and climbed the fence of the Goulburn Correctional Centre to place two bags in a garbage bin at 11.45pm on Saturday. Police tried to stop the man, who was carrying a third 125

11 February 2018 1:40 AM Lotto luck strikes WA with three freshly minted millionaires

Three Western Australians have woken up on Sunday morning unaware they are the state's newest millionaires. Three lucky locals took home $1.5 million each in Saturday night's Lotto draw, and have yet to come forward and claim their wins. The division one prize pool was split between 14 national winners in total, and the winning numbers were 7, 27, 23, 2,16 and 44. The winning 65

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Two children injured in crash at Athlone

A young girl is fighting for life after a two-car collision about 110 kilometres south-east of Melbourne on Saturday. Five people were injured after two cars crashed on the Drouin-Korumburra Road, Athlone, just before 1.30pm. A primary school-aged girl was flown to the Royal Children's Hospital, where she remained in a critical condition on Saturday 101