When the Opals played their first game in the FIBA World Championship in 2006, teammates Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor had barely known each other for a week.
Time and several career-defining successes have helped Cadel Evans come to terms with the events that may have cost him victory in the Vuelta a Espana five years ago.
February 7, 2013: Australian Crime Commission announces a year-long investigation has uncovered widespread use of drugs in Australian sport.
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While the appearance of the brilliant Lankan Rupee is certain to make an imposing presence this spring, opposition trainers and owners are now busily mapping out a strategy to avoid the highest-rated short course galloper in the world.
In the mid-1960s, the ruthless premier of Victoria, Henry Bolte, laid down two conditions for the racing industry just months before the arrival of the TAB to the state.
Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson says his Hawks cannot afford to adopt a "flippant" attitude to Saturday night's clash against Geelong, admitting his team is still trying to work out the best way to combat a rival that has beaten it in 12 of their past 13 matches.
Essendon coach Mark Thompson concedes Dyson Heppell is a difficult man to cover, but believes his side is capable of overcoming the star midfielder’s absence to defeat Gold Coast on Saturday.
The performance of Romain Poite in this weekend's Bledisloe Cup re-match will be under more scrutiny than ever after provocative comments from the All Blacks and Poite's contemporary Jonathan Kaplan this week.
According to those Wallabies who have played there, nothing is particularly forbidding about the graveyard of Eden Park.