Horse Racing

Mystic Journey stakes first claim to Winx’s crown

The throne at the top of Australian racing has been vacated by the once-in-lifetime Winx, which means that the spring discussion over which galloper is the best  will fluctuate between Sydney and Melbourne. Tasmanian star Mystic Journey was first to lay claim to title with a powerful victory in  the P.B. Lawrence Stakes on Saturday,  […]

Horse Racing

First million-dollar winner Chasing ‘dream’ final berth again

Peter Lagogiane insists it would be a "dream" just to make another Million Dollar Chase final after Greyhound Racing NSW announced a renewed focus on regional qualifiers at the launch of the world's richest canine series. Lagogiane, who danced down the Wentworth Park straight after he won last year's inaugural $1 million-to-the-winner final with Mystic […]

Golf

Green becomes first Australian woman since Webb to win a major

Chaska: Australia's Hannah Green has won the women's PGA Championship at Hazeltine. "I'm pretty much speechless," said Green, who led the tournament from start to finish, and was overwhelmed with emotion after the final round. Australia’s Hannah Green has claimed a remarkable victory at the PGA Championship.Credit:AP "It really is surreal." The 22-year-old from Perth […]

Racing

McLaughlin claims first Supercars triple crown in Darwin

Scott McLaughlin has ended a 13-year wait with a thumping win to become the first Supercars driver to win the Triple Crown in Darwin. DJR Team Penske star McLaughlin enjoyed a flawless weekend in the Top End after winning both races from pole and the top-10 shootout in his Ford Mustang. DJR Team Penske’s Scott […]

NBA

Nets clinch first playoff berth since 2015 with 108-96 win over Pacers

The Brooklyn Nets have secured their spot in the 2019 postseason. ? BROOKLYN STAND UP!!!!!! WE ARE PLAYOFF-BOUND!!!!!!!!!!!#WEGOHARD #BETONBROOKLYN pic.twitter.com/mqKLRsnnoi With a 108-96 win over the Pacers – their 41st of the season – the Nets clinched their first playoff berth since 2015. Such continues the trend of a young team exceeding its expectations as Brooklyn was predicted to […]

Rugby League

First female chair of RLPA wants players to weed out bad eggs

The first female chair of the Rugby League Players Association wants NRL players to take it upon themselves to weed out the bad behaviour which plagued last off-season, risking millions of dollars in lost revenue. Former deputy vice-chancellor at Macquarie University Dr Deidre Anderson took over as the players' union boss from Russell Adams at […]

NFL

QB-team fits after first wave of 2019 NFL free agency

With the dust settling after the initial wave of free-agent signings, we have a clearer picture of the teams remaining in the market for a quarterback with the 2019 NFL Draft just 38 days away. The Jaguars filled their need at the position with the signing of Nick Foles, while teams like the Giants and […]