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  • Goulding, Ware fire as Melbourne take game one

    16 March 2018 11:12 AM 6

    Goulding finished with 26 points, Ware had 20 points and Josh Boone 15 points while Daniel Johnson led Adelaide with 18 points, Shannon Shorter had 16 points and Mitch Creek 14. Ware nailed the first three and set Melbourne on a 7-0 run to open the game as Boone also found room inside for five quick points. But just as the Sixers looked shaky they regained

  • Canberra Cavalry star Steve Kent sets strikeout record in ACT grand final

    16 March 2018 9:05 AM 7

    It would cap a remarkable month on the mound for Kent, who not only represented Australia in Japan, but also starred in the Australian Baseball League decider for the Cavalry with six strikeouts from the seven Brisbane hitters he faced. "We'll see how my arm feels [on Saturday]. There's a chance, I'm not going to rule anything out, especially with the chance

  • Safe standing set for two new stadiums in Sydney

    16 March 2018 9:05 AM 7

    Two of the proposed three new stadiums in Sydney are set to include "safe-standing" areas for active supporters of football clubs, allowing for a terrace-style atmosphere in modern arenas. As part of the controversial stadiums plan, the NSW Government will tailor venue designs to the needs of active fans of A-League clubs after approving safe-standing

  • John I Dent Cup: Wests skipper Harry Lloyd signs with Western Force

    16 March 2018 7:10 AM 7

    Wests skipper Harry Lloyd has completed a fairytale journey of high school second XV to signing a professional rugby contract. Lloyd couldn't crack the St Edmund's firsts but kept at his craft after school and his perserverance has been rewarded with a contract at the Western Force. The loosehead prop signed a two-year deal with the former Super Rugby

  • Paralympic great Michael Milton adds a third world record to his resume

    16 March 2018 4:37 AM 7

    "In this sort of thing you are just continually pushing the pace and pushing yourself, and at the same time trying to be a little bit smart, trying not to push too hard too early. "Certainly for the last couple of hundred metres you're just pushing and starting to wobble, you lose coordination and then you finally get a chance to stop, hold onto the fence

  • Simmons triple-double inspires Sixers to comeback win

    16 March 2018 3:20 AM 8

    This was supposed to an easy game for the 76ers. One of those jump-out-to-a-sizable-lead, then-rest-your-starters and hope-no-one-gets-hurt type of games. Yet, the Sixers found themselves trailing the by 13 points early in the third quarter to one of the NBA worst teams. Sparked by a 20-5 fourth-quarter run, they escaped with a 118-110 victory Thursday

  • Melbourne United happy to up the tempo

    15 March 2018 10:48 AM 11

    Melbourne United star Chris Goulding has warned his side has no qualms about running with the Adelaide 36ers when their NBL Grand Final series tips off on Friday night. All week the talk has been about Adelaide’s up-tempo style and their high-octane frontline and while Goulding admits the South Australian side have plenty of firepower, he was quick to speak

  • Australia's snowboarders hoping for a repeat of that gold medal feeling

    15 March 2018 10:43 AM 11

    PyeongChang: The fluctuating weather in South Korea this week has mirrored the extreme emotions experienced by Australia’s close-knit Paralympics snowboarding team, Simon Patmore’s breakthrough gold medal coming hot on the heels of the cruel injury to Joany Badenhorst. Patmore completed a remarkable transition from the athletics track to the alpine world

  • Usman Khawaja says he's not trying to prove he can be a road warrior

    15 March 2018 9:11 AM 12

    Cape Town: Usman Khawaja insists he feels no extra pressure to nail down the Australian No.3 position abroad as well as at home. The 31-year-old made his highest Test score outside Australasia during the second Test in Port Elizabeth, with a hard-fought 75 bettered only on foreign soil by his 140 against New Zealand in Wellington in 2016. Patient knock

  • Bowman set to return on Performer in the Golden Slipper

    15 March 2018 8:16 AM 11

    “It was good to get that out of the way today and know that he is right to go into the Slipper next week. Hugh should be there to ride him.” Performer had been at the top of Golden Slipper betting after winning the Breeders Plate and Canonbury Stakes but his antics on Saturday saw his price balloon close to $10. TAB’s Glenn Munsie said the trials of Performer