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  • Canberra win hopefully a stop along BMX track to Tokyo Olympics

    16 September 2018 4:55 AM 9

    The 18-year-old will step up into the men's elite level next year, which brings the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020 onto the horizon. "That's one of the big goals, but I'm just going to start off with the first year of elite," Rodway said. "Everything's going well at the moment, all the preparation's been good and just got to see how I go next year. "Olympics

  • Canberra rower Caleb Antill wins silver at worlds

    16 September 2018 3:18 AM 9

    One senior world championships and one medal for Canberra rower Caleb Antill after he helped the men's quadruple scull claim silver in Bulgaria on Saturday night. Antill teamed up with Campbell Watts, Alexander Purnell and David Watts to storm into second behind winners Italy after a slow start. The Ukraine were third. Their silver medal added to Australia's

  • Yates climbs a mountain to plant a flag for Australian cycling

    15 September 2018 6:57 PM 11

    “Go for it,” Adam Yates told his brother, at the bottom of the last gruelling climb on the penultimate stage of the La Vuelta race in Spain. Simon Yates went for it, pushed hard up the mountain, and rode hard enough to claim the first victory for an Australian team in any of cycling’s three Grand Tours. He is one minute 46 seconds in front of the winner

  • Shorts winner muscles up for late Everest assault

    15 September 2018 12:55 PM 7

    “This is the best he has raced, even though he is eight. His feet have been right this this time and he is showing what he can do. “He has just beaten three Everest horses there and beat another couple the other day. "The family just gets better at eight. I have had three from the mare [Parfore] to win stakes races at eight. “We'll go to Melbourne for the Moir Stakes

  • All options open after Brutal's fighting win

    15 September 2018 6:37 AM 9

    Wayne Hawkes said no decision on Brutal's next target would be made until the stable had monitored the colt over the weekend. ''I don't know about the future. The other bloke had us cold two or three times, so it was a good effort, he's only a baby, learning his trade. It's not easy to be out there in front today leading,'' Hawkes said. ''It's fair dinkum

  • Emily Tapp sets sights on Paralympic Games gold

    15 September 2018 2:39 AM 7

    Another gold medal and a plate full of pancakes later, paratriathlete Emily Tapp has set her sights on finally becoming a Paralympian. The Canberra-based athlete won gold in the ITU world paratriathlon grand final on the Gold Coast on Saturday, marking a successful comeback from bilateral half-tunnel release surgery on her wrists. Now the Commonwealth

  • Illawarra Hawks could bring NBL back to Canberra this year

    14 September 2018 10:14 AM 9

    "That’s not over the line yet and obviously there’s some things that have to be in place from the government’s point of view for us to be able to bring that down here given we’ve got our built-in clientele in Wollongong who expect 14 home games. "To take one of those games away, there is obviously costs involved from our end, and I have to make sure the members

  • Belconnen nine culminates in grand final revenge against Canberra FC

    14 September 2018 8:37 AM 8

    But this year there's a shot at redemption with both teams winning through to Sunday's grand final. They'll have to do it without their goalkeeper though, after Klara Manenica broke her finger last week. Belconnen also have the pressure of going undefeated with one draw the only blemish on their record. "They won the grand final last year. That's theirs

  • Cricket Australia settles case with woman sacked over abortion tweets

    14 September 2018 7:08 AM 9

    Ms Wiliamson had been represented by lawyer Kamal Farouque of Maurice Blackburn. In a statement, a spokesperson for Maurice Blackburn said: "Following ongoing discussions, Cricket Australia, Cricket Tasmania and Angela Williamson have been able to reach a mutually satisfactory resolution of the matter." Williamson had been in the role with Cricket Tasmania

  • Cook done, Australia cooked

    14 September 2018 4:53 AM 11

    Alastair Cook caught the Tube to his last few days as a Test cricketer. On the Central Line, he was not recognised, on the Northern Line only dimly. Make of that what you will about the status of Test cricket, remembering that Cook's entire career was behind a pay wall in England. It is the note that Australia should take, but won't. At The Oval, there