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Goulding to rehab for NBL semis after being ruled out for Boomers

Illawarra Hawks guard Mitch Norton will come into the Boomers squad for their games in Melbourne this week.


The Ricky Stuart Foundation's annual golf day tees for a good cause

Adam MacDougall's greatest gift is healthy kids, which is why the Newcastle Knights legend wanted to help.

Canberra's Chris Hamer is running his second marathon at the Commonwealth Games

Chris Hamer is running his second ever marathon - at the Commonwealth Games.


Clubs see timing of FFA expansion call as cynical

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There is little love lost between the FFA and the clubs and bodies representing the A-League and second tier clubs see expansion call as ploy to impress FIFA


Chloe Hosking to be named in Commonwealth Games team

Cycling Australia will officially name the squad on Tuesday.


Alex Blackwell announces retirement from international cricket

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Australian vice-captain Alex Blackwell has retired from international and state cricket but will continue to play in the Women's Big Bash League.

Sunday, Feb 18


Caroline Buchanan opens up about rebuilding her body after a horrific crash

The two-time Olympian was covered in blood and struggling to breathe, but she knew she was really in trouble when the paramedic's voice started shaking.


Japanese interest grows in the Sydney Cup with Fame Game to be a late entry

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Former Melbourne Cup favourite Fame Game is expected to be a late entry for the Sydney Cup after winning his third Diamond Stakes in Tokyo.

When only gold is good enough: Australia has lost its Olympic spirit

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Australia is a sunburnt country not known for its snowfalls yet now only gold will do in the Winter Olympics.


Koreans set high standard to follow at Australian Open

Jin Young Ko won the Women’s Australian Open by three shots, leaving a trio of Australia's brightest golfing talents trailing in her wake.

United star Goulding in doubt for Boomers' World Cup qualifiers

Melbourne United are hopeful Chris Goulding only suffered a minor ankle injury in loss to Illawarra as they head towards the NBL semi finals.

A new Day dawns for Australian athletics

Teenager Riley Day is heading to the Commonwealth Games after winning the sprint double at the national titles.


W-League: Melbourne City seal third title to shatter Sydney FC in final

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Sydney FC's dream run crashed at the final hurdle after losing a home decider to Melbourne City, who continued their dominance of Australian women's football with a third triumph in as many seasons.


Canberra's Nick Winter bags 10 wickets in Sheffield Shield game for SA Redbacks

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Two games, three five-wicket hauls, two spots on the SCG honour board in his name.

Athletics: Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells bound for Commonwealth Games with 11th title

Lauren Wells has clinched an automatic Commonwealth Games nomination.

Canberra golfer Matt Millar finishes second at Queensland PGA again

Either the golf gods are smiling at Canberra's Matthew Millar - or laughing at him.


WNCL: ACT Meteors' season comes to a close as Erin Burns stars against Tasmania

The Meteors brought down the curtain on their WNCL campaign with a huge win.

Michael Rogers wants process sped up in wake of Chris Froome's salbutamol case

Three-time world champion Michael Rogers understands what Chris Froome is going through.

Cricket: ACT Comets coach Kyle Piper intent on winning Futures League games

Kyle Piper has identified winning as the catalyst for domestic contracts.


Outside draw for Lazarus as he chases history in the Miracle Mile

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Superstar pacer Lazarus may not start favourite in Saturday's Miracle Mile following a shock defeat and drawing the outside gate of 10 for the blue-ribbon sprint.

Commonwealth Games-bound Canberran Christine Nunn wins Australian squash title

The Canberra product's victory capped off a prosperous week on the court.

Saturday, Feb 17


NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro commits to Queanbeyan greyhound track this year

The dogs could be coming back across the border to race on a straight line track.


Hannah Green opens door for Women's Australian Open win

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Australian rookie will begin the final round four shots behind Jin Young Ko of South Korea, the world No.20 who has led the Open from day one.

It's been a big week in art ... with Jim Pavlidis

Every four years the whole world, with the obvious exception of those places where people are too hungry to care, falls under the spell of the Winter Olympics.


Winx gets race-like experience and shows off her power and aura again

It won't count as win 23 in a row, but Winx gave another illustration of her class in a special barrier trial at Randwick on Saturday.

Cricket ACT: Queanbeyan stars Vele Dukoski and Michael Spaseski secure outright

A pair of master blasters in Queanbeyan might have outdone the nation's heroes.


The Mail: Glyn Schofield's outside run on Emperor's Way ends in stewards' room

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Glyn Schofield faces further scrutiny from stewards inquiring into his winning ride on Emperor's Way in what was a controversial dead heat with Almost Court at Randwick on Saturday.

No Winx, but Endless Drama's charge late still gives Chris Waller victory in Apollo Stakes

Chris Waller might not have had Winx in the Apollo Stakes but he still found a winner with some meaning as Endless Drama scored his first Australian win at Randwick on Saturday.

Newcastle Jets coach Ernie Merrick in hot water for slamming officials

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Newcastle Jets coach Ernie Merrick could find himself in hot water for post-match comments slamming the performance of officials during his team's 2-2 draw with Western Sydney Wanderers on Friday night.


Melissa Breen's Commonwealth Games hopes hinge on faith of Australian selectors

The two-time Olympian has been hampered by sciatic nerve problems.