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  • Canberra's Brendan Jones partners up for Japanese feeding frenzy

    17 November 2018 8:08 AM 7

    Jones had just bogeyed the sixth with a three-putt, but an eagle on the very next hole kick started his climb up the leaderboard as Imahira also embarked on a hot streak. The Canberran had three birdies on the back nine and then finished off with another eagle on the 18th hole. "I played with a young guy up here, Shugo Imahira, who's leading the money

  • Sibling rivalry driving Keely Froling to Capitals stardom

    17 November 2018 7:20 AM 6

    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

  • Hole-in-one hero An falls back to earth – with a thump

    17 November 2018 6:45 AM 7

    Around the same time that Cameron Percy was hitting bogeys on the third and fourth holes, a horse he part-owns, Yogi, was saluting in the $150,000 Sandown Cup. Still on the nags, John Walter, who manages top Sydney jockeys Josh Parr and Tim Clark, caddied for Aaron Pike. That's the reason Pike planned on spending the afternoon with a few beers and backing

  • Pike's blistering round compulsory viewing for good mate Jason Day

    17 November 2018 5:40 AM 7

    "I've been fortunate enough to know him 16 or 17 years. I went over there are a couple of times this year to see him in Ohio. It's sad not to see him back here, but he did just have his third kid,'' Pike told Fairfax Media. "He's really good for bouncing ideas off. The best thing about Jason is it doesn't matter if he's talking to 'Aaron Pike' who has only won a Victorian

  • Ball sits on edge of cup for 35 seconds ... and goes in

    17 November 2018 3:31 AM 7

    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

  • The who, what, where, when and how of the FFA board election

    16 November 2018 10:23 AM 9

    Who's stepping down? Chairman Steven Lowy and Joseph Healy are resigning, while the two-year terms of appointed directors Simon Hepworth and Chris Nikou have expired. Who's staying put? Kelly Bayer Rosmarin and Crispin Murray, who were elected alongside Lowy at the 2015 AGM, are the only remaining incumbents and both still have a year to serve – although

  • Top 10 priorities for the new FFA board to tackle

    16 November 2018 10:18 AM 7

    Two FFA directors will be part of the 'New Leagues Working Group' that will put forward a plan by the end of March to spin off the A-League from federation control. Get this right and it could turbo-charge the sport. Fail, and it could be fatal. FFA is said to be in a huge financial hole and it won't get any better in the short-term, with Lowy-aligned

  • CAS upholds former Cavalryman Aaron Sloan's four-year ban

    16 November 2018 7:35 AM 6

    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

  • Smith confident of staging another late Open charge

    16 November 2018 6:47 AM 6

    Cameron Smith, the early Australian Open favourite, will look to take full advantage of the fresh greens early Saturday and stage another late charge at the Australian Open. Just as he motored home in the Open two years ago to force a play-off with Jordan Spieth - not to mention belted a blazing final-day 66 at the US Masters earlier this year - Smith

  • Poor pitch sees international switched from Ballymore to QSAC

    16 November 2018 5:20 AM 7

    The Taeguk Warriors have been training at Perry Park in the lead-up to Saturday's match against the Socceroos at Suncorp Stadium, which is expected to attract a crowd of up to 40,000 people. It would be fair to say South Korea v Uzbekistan would not bother the turnstyles quite so much, but with about 2500 Korean fans in town for their match against the Socceroos