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  • Canberran's basketball journey comes full circle at NBA Global Academy

    19 July 2018 11:01 AM 5

    But for the time being Clarke said he was enjoying being back in Australia and said it was a "crazy experience" returning to Canberra almost 10 years after he left. "I've loved being back, it's been way better than living in the States. I was rocking up at school [in Canberra] and seeing kids I went to preschool with," Clarke said. "With the academy

  • Canberra United coach paves road for club players to reach W-League

    19 July 2018 9:28 AM 5

    Canberra United coach Heather Garriock is determined to see more "home-grown" Canberrans in the Matildas and has started her own academy to make it happen. Garriock will launch he Canberra United winter academy next week, aimed at bringing club players into an elite program she can call upon during the W-League season. Canberra United has academies until

  • Former rugby internationals square off in defence v police match

    19 July 2018 8:12 AM 5

    Former internationals and Super Rugby players will go head to head when the Australian Defence Force meet the Australian Police Force on Friday. New South Wales Waratahs and Queensland Reds-capped lock Cameron Treloar will spearhead the defence alongside former Canadian and Australian Barbarians player James Smith. Gold Creek primary students at a clinic

  • Warner gives boost to NT cricket in first Australian appearance since ban

    19 July 2018 8:00 AM 5

    "While we would love to host that series [in 2020] we have to make sure we can build a sufficient case to justify it being played in Darwin," NTC chief Joel Morrison said. "We'll have that conversation with Cricket Australia, we won't be the only ones wanting that series." While Warner and Bancroft are the biggest names in the second edition of the NT Strike

  • Relaxed Australian Open champion Davis craving his major debut

    18 July 2018 10:18 AM 4

    In the middle of a dry British summer, Tiger Woods summed up Carnoustie best. Having had a couple of looks at the brown, almost dusty layout which will host The Open, golf's ultimate needle man quipped "the fairways are faster than the greens". The last time the Claret Jug was on offer at a course as rain-starved as this, Woods won back in 2006. He used his driver

  • What comes next as netball legends leave?

    18 July 2018 6:27 AM 5

    Taken by itself, Layton’s retirement is a blow. Taken together with last week’s announcement by former Diamonds captain Geitz, the sport faces a future without two of its biggest stars. Looking forward, netball has a two-fold challenge to face in filling key roles both on and off court. First to on-court business. Geitz and Layton are easily the best two goal keepers

  • Canberra Demons midfielder Jarrod Osborne earns rising star nod

    18 July 2018 5:52 AM 5

    Canberra Demons midfielder Jarrod Osborne has been earmarked as a star of the future after a breakout performance against Redland last week was rewarded with a NEAFL rising star nomination. Osborne is the fifth Canberra player to be nominated for the award this season, starring against Redland with 24 disposals, 10 tackles, one goal and nine most valuable

  • Dockers make pitch to GWS star as big man stocks dwindle

    18 July 2018 1:09 AM 5

    Sandilands, 35, had not been expected to be available to return after a three-week absence but is tipped to make a late bid for selection if Darcy fails any fitness tests this week. With West Coast restricted free agent Jeremy McGovern still firmly in Dockers recruiting sights, it has emerged that Lobb has been targeted as a saviour to Fremantle's need for a forward

  • Tim Cahill's top ten moments: the greatest Socceroo that almost wasn't

    17 July 2018 11:45 AM 6

    1 Cahill made his debut for the Australian national team on 30 March 2004 in a friendly against South Africa - his first of a total of 107 senior appearances. Later that year he would finish second-highest scorer at the 2004 OFC Nations Cup, his competitive debut a precursor to his six goals. 2 Success in the OFC Nations Cup put Australia on the path to the World

  • Day's short game can make him a contender at 'Carnasty', says Watson

    17 July 2018 10:26 AM 5

    ‘‘There is very little margin for error when you are going for a major and putting in that preparation, being comfortable and confident in your short game is vital. Jack Nicklaus always said that he won so many titles by out-preparing the other players, it sounds simple but that is imperative. Especially when you are playing on a course that you are not familiar