Horse racing: Winx sets world record with 17th group one flat win | Sport

Champion mare Winx has won the George Ryder Stakes for the third straight year at Rosehill in Sydney, and set a world record with a 17th group one flat win. It was her 24th-straight victory. With Saturday‚Äôs win Winx move past the previous record of 16 set by American horse …

South Australian teenager Edward Wilson a rising star within world of croquet

South Australian teenager Edward Wilson a rising star within world of croquet

Posted March 24, 2018 15:19:04 Photo: Young SA croquet star Edward Wilson is a rising star in a sport dominated by older players. (ABC News) Related Story: Trugo: It’s the native sport you’ve never heard of Related Story: Brother trio lead Australia to victory in ‘Olympics of croquet’ Croquet might …

Winx wins George Ryder Stakes to set world record and post 24th-straight victory

Winx wins George Ryder Stakes to set world record and post 24th-straight victory

Updated March 24, 2018 14:57:03 Photo: Hugh Bowman has ridden Winx to a world record win at Rosehill. (AAP: David Moir, File) Champion mare Winx has set a world record for Group One flat wins and posted a staggering 24th-straight victory after taking out the George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill. …

Tariffs and tweets: This is the new world order under Donald Trump

Tariffs and tweets: This is the new world order under Donald Trump

Posted March 23, 2018 15:53:55 Photo: The President visibly tests public sentiment before making decisions. (AP: Andrew Harnik) Remember what the world was like in the pre-Donald Trump era when the President didn’t communicate via Twitter? Me either. This is the new world order, folks. Exhibit A: A sampling of …

Tim Cahill makes Socceroos squad as Bert van Marwijk names maiden team – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Tim Cahill makes Socceroos squad as Bert van Marwijk names maiden team – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Updated March 14, 2018 12:10:44 Photo: Veteran striker Tim Cahill has made the final cut. (Reuters: Steve Christo) Related Story: Jones recalled as van Marwijk names his first Socceroos squad New Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk has retained four uncapped players in his maiden 26-man squad for World Cup warmups …

Julian Wilson deals with the pain to win season-opening World Surf League event on the Gold Coast

Julian Wilson deals with the pain to win season-opening World Surf League event on the Gold Coast

Updated March 16, 2018 18:24:41 Photo: Australian surfer Julian Wilson has won the opening event of the 2018 World Surf League tour with a win at Kirra (Source: WSL/Sloane) Australian surfer Julian Wilson has opened his 2018 World Surf League account with a win over Central Coast surfer Adrian Buchan …

How does it feel to ride Winx, the best horse in the world? Jockey Hugh Bowman explains

How does it feel to ride Winx, the best horse in the world? Jockey Hugh Bowman explains

By Steve Wilson Updated March 22, 2018 15:07:38 Video: Jockey Hugh Bowman shows what it’s like to ride Winx (ABC News) Related Story: Winx wins again, beating Black Caviar’s Group One record If Winx’s career to date has been an exercise in relegating the extraordinary to the simply routine, someone …

World Cup: England manager Gareth Southgate says team should go to Russia despite poisoning furore

World Cup: England manager Gareth Southgate says team should go to Russia despite poisoning furore

Updated March 16, 2018 08:53:06 Photo: England manager Gareth Southgate says his team is still preparing to go to the World Cup in Russia. (Reuters / Action Images: Jason Cairnduff) Related Story: World Cup Power Rankings: All 32 teams rated from best to worst Related Story: Britain to expel 23 …

Boris Johnson says Vladimir Putin will use World Cup like Hitler used Olympics to bolster image

Boris Johnson says Vladimir Putin will use World Cup like Hitler used Olympics to bolster image

Posted March 22, 2018 07:42:23 Russian President Vladimir Putin will try to bolster Russia’s image through hosting the World Cup in much the same way as Adolf Hitler used the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany, Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said. Mr Johnson told Parliament he agreed with a Labour …