Open defeat spurs Mickelson on in US PGA

Phil Mickelson might have come off second best in the British Open, but the 46-year-old says it augers well for more success in golf's majors.

Leading Irish amateur jockey McNamara dies

Dublin (AFP) - JT McNamara, one of Ireland's leading amateur jump racing jockeys until he was paralysed in a fall three years ago, has died aged 41, it was announced Tuesday.


Sydney greyhounds find new homes

A record 40 greyhounds have been offered new homes at a Sydney adoption day, with tensions simmering over a decision to outlaw racing the animals.


Dogs back on the track in NSW

A call for defiance has kicked-off the first greyhound race meeting since the NSW government announced plans to ban the sport.