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17 November 2018 7:20 AM Sibling rivalry driving Keely Froling to Capitals stardom

Their brother Harry is making waves for the Adelaide 36ers in his return to the NBL while 17-year-old Sam has the world at his feet after the Basketball Australia centre of excellence graduate joined the NCAA's Creighton Bluejays. The bloodlines make it seem like they never had a choice when it came to playing basketball - but Keely and Alicia resisted 69 1

17 November 2018 3:31 AM Ball sits on edge of cup for 35 seconds ... and goes in

He was originally credited with a birdie, but an on-course rules official later told McLeod of the one-stroke penalty on the next hole. Tournament director Trevor Herden will discuss the issue with McLeod after the round and determine whether the penalty stands. The 24-year-old broke through for his first professional win last week at the NSW Open and fleetingly 66

16 November 2018 7:35 AM CAS upholds former Cavalryman Aaron Sloan's four-year ban

ASADA's statement said ice was a stimulant that could speed up parts of the body and the brain, increase alertness and reduce fatigue. "The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority today acknowledged the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s appeal division to confirm the decision by Baseball Australia to impose a four-year ban on athlete Aaron 68

16 November 2018 12:49 AM Canberra mountain bikers trade Switzerland for Stromlo

Stromlo is a long way from Switzerland but it's the next best thing for two Canberra teenagers chasing a podium on the world stage. Canberra Off-Road Cyclists are set to host the ACT State XCO Championship at Stromlo Forest Park on Sunday November 25. Teenage duo Zoe Cuthbert and Corey Smith will race in the junior category having already represented 29

15 November 2018 8:42 AM 'Legs like jelly': Davis' Open defence stalls after nervous start

"I was trying really hard, probably a little bit too hard. I was a little bit nervous obviously. As soon as I heard my name on the first tee the legs were a little bit like jelly and I tried a little too hard probably. "I was fine up until that point and it's something I need to get used to I guess. Other than that start I played a pretty good round 30

15 November 2018 7:52 AM Australian stars giving up IPL millions to play in World Cup

The governing body will not stand in the way of players participating, even if it prevents them from resting during a busy 2019 international schedule, but have made it clear to them they are expected to put country before franchise when commitments clash. The players union, which is working with CA to foster an improved relationship, has given its qualified 31

15 November 2018 7:50 AM Uber driver left almost bankrupt stakes Open claim

"You get sore backs [driving all the time]. You know what, it's been great. You meet really good people. [I] haven't had any bad people, which is good." Stephens was forced to rise at 4.30am – a time he could be forgiven for ferrying passengers home – to help prepare for his 6.45am tee time, but found himself bashing the snooze button a couple of times 33

14 November 2018 9:22 AM States want to wrest more control over player management from CA

There is also a view that a centralised system is stifling innovation by not encouraging diversity in ideas, which the states believe drives improvement. It's understood there are already states that are cherrypicking parts of CA's high-performance program to implement into their own such is the scepticism they hold for the governing body. The appetite 28

14 November 2018 5:32 AM Defending Open champion Cameron Davis better prepared than last year

"It wasn't that difficult a decision, but what I would be missing out on is another opportunity to potentially win a golf tournament on the PGA Tour which would cement everything, or do really well and move yourself a long way up there," Davis said of his decision to return home. "So missing any event is a relatively big deal, but for this tournament 33

14 November 2018 4:53 AM Big hit: It's country ahead of IPL pay day for me, says Starc

However, the workload and injury debate also impacts batsmen and all-rounders, including power hitter Chris Lynn, who continues to nurse a troublesome shoulder which prevents him from diving in the field. Lynn was the highest-paid Australian in the IPL last season, pocketing $1.86 million from the Knight Riders. All CA-contracted players are on one-year 27