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Brad Walter is sports reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Women can succeed at highest levels of football administration, says Raelene Castle

Brad Walter After being interviewed for the Canterbury Bulldogs chief executive's role, the then Netball New Zealand boss Raelene Castle confided in a friend that she thought her prospects of getting the job...

League

Photo ends Todd Carney's career with Sharks

Drama-plagued career: Todd Carney of the Sharks is tackled by Ben Hunt of the Broncos on Friday night.

Michael Chammas, Brad Walter Todd Carney's NRL scandal-plagued career appears over after Cronulla sacked the five-eighth after a photo of him engaging in a vulgar act circulated on social media on Saturday night.

Ice hockey

Nathan Walker jumps for joy as Washington takes their pick

Nathan Walker on the attack for the Hershey Bears. He has been selected by Washington in the NHL draft.

Brad Walter Nathan Walker and his parents Wayne and Ceri were doing ''jumping jacks'' around their Grays Point home at 1.30am on Sunday after the 20-year-old became the first Australian selected in the NHL draft.

Ice hockey

NHL draft dream awaits Australian prospect Nathan Walker

Nathan Walker on the attack for the Hershey Bears.

Brad Walter Sydney-raised Nathan Walker is set to fulfil an ambition inspired by the Disney movie The Mighty Ducks when he enters the National Hockey League draft this weekend.

Drugs in sport

ASADA set to issue 51 players with drug notices

Hard edge: New ASADA chief Ben McDevitt has a law enforcement background.

Samantha Lane, Jake Niall, Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko The 16-month drugs probe into Australian sport has climaxed following the preparation of a slew of show-cause notices for players by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.

Athletics

Rising star Kate Spencer closes in on Commonwealth Games berth

Brad Walter Australian junior 5000 metre champion Kate Spencer moved a step closer to Commonwealth Games selection when she finished third at last weekend's national athletic championships in Melbourne but like...

Boxing

Anthony Mundine rematch with Danny Green on the cards

Anthony Mundine is on the ropes, in more ways than one, during his loss to Joshua Clottey in Newcastle on Wednesday night.

Brad Walter For Anthony Mundine and Danny Green to finally stage a re-match of their 2006 fight at Allianz Stadium, one would need to put on 10kg and the other would have to lose about the same weight.

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Boxing

Alex Leapai more than a puncher's chance against Vladimir Klitschko

Heavy hitters: Alex Leapai sizes up with Wladimir Klitschko.

Brad Walter After watching Alex Leapai spar four rounds against Romanian giant Razvan Cojanu without any headgear, renowned American trainer John Arthur has no doubts the Australian challenger can beat Vladimir...

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League

The Fifita effect: Collapse of Bulldogs deal pricks NRL transfer bubble

Big deal: Andrew Fifita.

Brad Walter The collapse of Andrew Fifita's deal with Canterbury has returned balance to the transfer market and highlighted why players' contract details should be listed publicly.

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Baseball

Diamondback Eric Chavez on deck for big game

Sydney bound: Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eric Chavez.

Brad Walter The third baseman opens up on Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter in the lead-up to the match against the LA Dodgers at the SCG

Boxing

Anthony Mundine says another Daniel Geale rematch is inevitable if old foes keep winning

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Brad Walter Anthony Mundine has backed Daniel Geale to beat World Boxing Association middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and says the pair are on course for a third bout after announcing his fight against...

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Boxing

Daniel Geale fells Garth Wood after gloves tiff threatens boxing bout

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 19: Daniel Geale celebrates victory over Garth Wood during the I.B.F. Middleweight Pan Pacific title bout between Garth Wood of Australia and Daniel Geale of Australia at the Hordern Pavilion on February 19, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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Brad Walter After almost refusing to get into the ring with Garth Wood due to a dispute over the former Contender winner's gloves, Daniel Geale showed it was the power behind them that really counted.

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Boxing

Paul Gallen fights his way off the floor to boxing victory

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 19: Paul Gallen punches Herman Purcell during the Heavyweight Bout between Herman Purcell of Australia and Paul Gallen of Australia at the Hordern Pavilion on February 19, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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Brad Walter Paul Gallen overcame a first round knockdown to win his debut professional fight against Herman Ene-Purcell at the Hordern Pavillion.

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Sport

ANZ Stadium seeks bids for retractable roof, ground revamp

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Brad Walter Plans to build a retractable roof over ANZ Stadium and reconfigure its seating to create a perfect rectangle for watching rugby league, rugby union and football are set to move closer to fruition.

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Baseball

World Series starts in Sydney for Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez

Brad Walter As players prepare to commence spring training this week, the team's $US154 million first baseman Adrian Gonzalez declared the Los Angeles Dodgers mantra for the Major League Baseball season starting...

Matildas coach keeps one eye on the future

Hesterine de Reus

Brad Walter For Matildas coach, Hesterine de Reus, winning medals at the 2015 World Cup in Canada and 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil are not the only goals by which she wants her tenure to be measured.

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Boxing

Anthony Mundine's camp hopes to revive Mosley fight

Brad Walter Anthony Mundine's manager will fly to Los Angeles in the hope of rescheduling the three-time world champion's fight with Shane Mosley.

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Boxing

Fight may be on before Christmas

Anthony Mundine with manager Khoder Nasser.

Brad Walter Shane Mosley's promoter offers hope that fight with Anthony Mundine can be held in December.

Boxing

Sugar hit, but Anthony Mundine longs for another shot at Shane Mosley

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Brad Walter Shane Mosley's promoter has provided hope that his fight with Anthony Mundine can be rescheduled for December and made it clear the three-times world champion had no involvement in the contractual...

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Boxing

Anthony Mundine says he will chase Shane Mosley to Los Angeles to reschedule fight

Tony Mundine, Anthony Mundine, Shane Mosley and father Jack.

Brad Walter Anthony Mundine and his manager Khoder Nasser made an unsuccessful 11th hour bid to take over the promotion of Wednesday night's bout with Shane Mosley but will continue negotiations to reschedule...

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