Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «year»

18 October 2018 5:34 AM Decathlete High Bridge breaks age barrier

“He said he had a horse that I might be interested in that was going to be trained by Chris Waller,” Henderson recalled. “He told me the breeding and I thought how good is this. “Then that it had been jumping all his life and was seven. He had won National Hunt flat races, so was basically a maiden. I don’t need a seven-year-old maiden, I told him. I don’t 5

18 October 2018 4:57 AM Melham looks to make up for close Caulfield call last year

Top Australian jockey Ben Melham went agonisingly close to landing the Caulfield and Melbourne Cup double last year on the Aidan O'Brien-trained and Lloyd Williams-owned Johannes Vermeer. The Melbourne-based Melham and his partner ran third in the Caulfield Cup behind Boom Time and then beat home all bar his Williams-owned running mate Rekindling in the Melbourne 5

18 October 2018 1:05 AM Vikings' Joe Powell misses Wallabies squad but starting NRC semi-final

Wallabies back-rower Pete Samu is set to make his Vikings debut off the bench on return from a knee injury and a solid hit-out will seal his spot on the spring tour. Samu has played seven Tests since signing a two-year deal with the ACT Brumbies and bolting into the Wallabies team for the June Test series. It's been an enormous year for the 26-year-old 5

16 October 2018 11:33 AM Portelli will launch new two-year-old Reign – rain, hail or shine

“The idea is to get some money in the bank for the Golden Slipper, because that is the dream with him, like his sister.” Portelli could save Ronstar for another day if the track is heavy on Saturday, but he would like to give him the chance to earn his way to Melbourne. The Zoustar gelding won his first two starts dominating from the front before just being 6

16 October 2018 10:19 AM No average Joe: Cameron Smith on course for a sizzling summer

For someone with such an extraordinary talent on the golf course, Cameron Smith couldn't have more ordinary pursuits when he gets the rare chance to put down the clubs. He likes to wash his cars, he says, and has developed a liking to tend to his lawn in Jacksonville, Florida. The 25-year-old does hail from Brisbane, where you can literally watch the grass 6

16 October 2018 9:00 AM Goodwin out to prove Adelaide was the right call against Sydney FC

Craig Goodwin's time is now. After turning down an offer from Sydney FC in the off-season to return to Adelaide United, the lanky left-footer knows he has to dominate the A-League to cement himself as one of the country's best attacking players and realise his burning Socceroos ambitions. Sky Blues fans will be seeing a lot of Goodwin over the next couple 5

16 October 2018 6:00 AM Canberra Capitals recruit Kia Nurse wins WNBL player of the week

Kia Nurse had made an immediate impact on the WNBL, winning the league's player of the week prize after a sizzling start to her Australian career. Nurse scored 26 points, including four of eight three-point attempts, as she led the Canberra Capitals to an opening-round win against the Sydney Flames. The 22-year-old has been playing for Canada since she was 16 and was taken 7

16 October 2018 2:21 AM James McDonald to ride Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan

James McDonald has been booked to ride Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan by owner Lloyd Williams. McDonald was in the saddle for the Irish stayer's incredible Australian debut when he won the Herbert Power Stakes on Saturday, which earned him a 2.5kg penalty for the Melbourne Cup, a record penalty out of the group 3 race. The penalty meant the five-year-old 7

15 October 2018 11:14 PM Sudanese refugees share special Socceroo debuts

Nine years ago, Thomas Deng and Awer Mabil began to bond over football in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. They were two South Sudanese refugees who attended the same school, played for the same local club and their families were linked together through their community. On Tuesday morning, Deng and Mabil made their international debuts for Australia together 6

15 October 2018 5:19 AM The Everest winner insists new deal with Redzel 'very possible'

"We were one of the first to sign on as a slotholder and we were very happy to support this new initiative," Zhang said. "We knew we had to come in for three years and and we did that with no reservations. We're already looking forward to next year and we have already said we are already willing to sign on for a further three years. "There has been lots of [congratulations 6