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  • Paralympic Committee defends Aussie accused of exaggerating symptoms

    21 September 2018 2:00 PM 5

    The APC said it had no concerns with Reid's case or the classifications of her "multiple impairments". "The APC has faith in the classification process and is fully satisfied that all requirements have been followed and met relating to Amanda’s international classification under the IPC Classification code and the classification rules of the UCI," a spokesman

  • ACT Meteors slip behind WNCL eight ball

    21 September 2018 7:12 AM 4

    "Our bowlers did a really good job to make them bat for 46 overs but our batters have got to be accountable," Allsopp said. "They’re professional cricketers and there’s batters who aren’t doing their job. We’ve got to turn it around really quickly before Sunday. "Anna came up knowing she was going to be our No. 3. We know Anna can bat for a long time and control

  • Jonker primed to spring surprise in Golden Rose

    21 September 2018 6:33 AM 4

    “Even though he has gone all right in his two runs, I have been playing catch-up with him because we had an issue with one of his front legs early in the prep. “He missed a bit of work, and it took him that little longer to tighten up than I would have liked. He has been perfect since his last run.” Jonker ran out of condition when fourth in Graff’s

  • West Coast v Melbourne: Eagles coach puts heat on mids

    21 September 2018 5:08 AM 4

    Simpson said statistical trends tended to go out the window during finals. "These games, it’s more than that ... tomorrow is a game on its own," Simpson said. "We beat Collingwood in the contest and there’s no reason we can’t do that tomorrow. “We really rate our midfield. Melbourne are in the same boat. It’ll be a good contest.” "There’s been no extra

  • Last minute Opals ready to step up as FIBA World Cup opens

    21 September 2018 5:07 AM 5

    Lavey was in training camp with the team a month ago and then just missed the side so she has only been absent for a few weeks of training and practice games. “We spoke at seven o'clock in the morning when I was barely awake, she [Stirling] said you have to get going in the next 24 hours to Spain - I said 'yep, let’s do it',” Lavey told Fairfax Media

  • Caulfield runs will determine spring targets for Godolphin duo

    21 September 2018 3:50 AM 5

    It's decision day for two of Godolphin's advance wave of spring challengers, English trained Jungle Cat and Folkswood, who will be looking to get Newmarket trainer Charlie Appleby's Melbourne spring campaign off to a flying start at Caulfield. Jungle Cat, who rattled up a hat trick of wins in Dubai in February and March, carries top weight of 58 kilos

  • Sydney Kings ride bench to dogged win over Cairns

    20 September 2018 12:50 PM 8

    Sydney Kings expect their superstars will win them plenty of games this season but their bench proved the heroes as they opened the NBL Blitz with a win on Thursday night. Offensively the Kings couldn’t buy a basket but neither could Cairns Taipans, so the Kings inserted their bench midway through the third term and it turned the contest. Kyle Adnam

  • Seachange proved career changing for ‘The Doyler’

    20 September 2018 10:18 AM 7

    When a jockey has already ridden a slew of group 1 winners, enjoyed classic success and been the regular partner of a real top-liner such as European champion 1600-metre horse Kingman, it’s hardly appropriate to label his current successful season as a breakthrough year. But for top English rider James Doyle 2018 is, if not a breakthrough campaign, then one when he has really

  • Former Capital Michelle Patt retires after Basketball ACT grand final

    20 September 2018 6:57 AM 8

    Michelle Patt's basketball career has been built on unexpected opportunities. She started playing when she was seven years old to help fill in for a friend's team. She joined the Canberra Capitals after attending a dinner party with Eleanor Sharp, and was recruited to be a part of the club's first championship. She came out of representative retirement

  • Avdulla returns as premier jockey and ready to work harder

    20 September 2018 5:22 AM 7

    Sydney's premier jockey Brenton Avdulla will return for his first Saturday of the new season at Rosehill on Saturday and has already started the hard work to stay at the top. Avdulla took a Japanese contract in August and then went to Melbourne to ride unbeaten Thousand Guineas favourite Sweet Melody last weekend and understands it has given his Sydney