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10 November 2018 6:50 AM All is forgiven? Smith and Warner pack Coogee Oval for grade match

Randwick Petersham expected a big turnout given the star batsmen on display. Their estimate of 2000 to 3000 was quickly surpassed at the scenic ground. "I think I would have to go back to the 1970s or early ’80s when I was playing first grade we would have had something like it," former Test quick and Randy Petes president Mike Whitney said. Banned for a year from representing 36

4 November 2018 7:00 AM Ten out of 10 sends Who Shot Thebarman to top of the class

The gelding’s owners, the O'Leary brothers, were at Moonee Valley bearing tangerine caps and big grins as they listened to jockey Tye Angland tell them it was Who Shot Thebarman's most promising run this preparation. They know he is 10, but describe him as old to any of the clan and they will quickly remind you he won the Sydney Cup, his first group 15

25 September 2018 12:18 PM Basketball Australia looks for new CEO as Anthony Moore departs

Basketball Australia will begin the search for a new chief executive with Anthony Moore to leave the role at the end of October. Moore and chairman Ned Coten sent word around basketball circles on Tuesday about Moore’s departure which will come at the BA annual general meeting on October 27. It’s not known what his next move will be but Moore is tipped 13

30 August 2018 5:37 AM Frustrating Oohood looks for Furious breakthrough

But for a long head and a nose, Oohood would have been two-year-old of the year and favourite for Saturday’s Furious Stakes at Randwick. Instead she is a maiden after seven starts with the consolation of $1 million in earnings. She has been placed in the Blue Diamond along with runner-up finishes in the Golden Slipper and Sires Produce Stakes. But there 19

24 August 2018 5:40 AM Melbourne, in case you hadn't noticed

When Melbourne’s swank new tennis precinct opened in 1988, it was called Flinders Park. Eight years later, Premier Jeff Kennett decided this did not sufficiently identify it to the world. It was not - abused word alert - “iconic” enough. So he re-christened it Melbourne Park. Colin McDonald, then head of Tennis Australia, protested, saying it had been a deliberate 33

13 July 2018 7:59 AM Croatia's heroes unite country split by scandal as nation dares to believe

“Malo nas je al' nas ima, nije vazno srusit cemo snove svima.” (There’s a small number of us, but there is us. It’s not important, we’ll smash the dreams of others) Zagreb: In the hours leading up to Croatia’s semi-final match against England on Wednesday night, the chorus of Boris Novkovic’s iconic Croatian rock ballad echoed around Zagreb. Before the match 34

13 July 2018 6:00 AM Queanbeyan fullback Tom Ruediger back in rugby after four-year hiatus

Ruediger's housemate, ACT Schoolboys and Queanbeyan colts coach Dan Hawke, was the man who convinced him to return to union this season. "He’s an absolute freak, lightning quick, awesome step, very agile and for someone his size [80kgs and 175cm] he runs very hard," Hawke said. "Tommy is super relaxed, he missed preseason so he started this season in third 35

8 July 2018 1:52 PM Basketball Australia refutes allegation of on-court taunting

Basketball Australia has slammed suggestions by a Filipino photojournalist that racist taunts by Australian players contributed to last week’s brawl during the World Cup qualifier in the Philippines. As Australian officials prepare to submit their submission to the world governing body regarding the Boomers' role in the brawl, photojournalist Winston 31

27 March 2018 9:22 PM Late penalty save sees Socceroos draw with Colombia

This was a Colombian side that had stunned France in Paris just four days earlier when they came back from a 2-0 deficit to win 3-2. They produced more chances, struck the woodwork several times, missed that penalty and other good opportunities, but Australia stuck to their guns and showed they had absorbed more of new coach Bert van Marwijk's instructions 51

1 March 2018 9:12 AM AFL: GWS Giants can't take a trick as Manuka Oval lights fail early

The Greater Western Sydney Giants can't take a trick with lights at the moment. They nearly had an AFL pre-season game against the Collingwood Magpies cut short at Manuka Oval as three of the six light towers failed to turn on in the first quarter. It came six days after a practice match against the Sydney Swans was cut short early in the fourth quarter 43