Ebden commences Australian Open wildcard campaign

Davis Cup squad member Matt Ebden will this morning play his first match at the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff at Melbourne Park. As the fourth seed Ebden received a first round bye and will play Ben Mitchell who yesterday defeated Maverick Banes 6-4 6-3. Mitchell was this year a Wimbledon Boy’s finalist and has enjoyed…

Ebden returns home to prepare for Australian summer

Australian tennis star Matthew Ebden has returned home to Perth to begin preparations for the Australian summer, commencing with the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff on 12 December at Melbourne Park. Such a heavy travel load over the past twelve months has seen Ebden spend very little time in Australia with family and friends, and even…

Freiberg to ride International Track Cycling Grand Prix

Australian cyclist Michael Freiberg, the newest edition to the Sam Maxwell Sports Management stable, will be looking to burn up the track tomorrow evening at the Chevron Australia, 2010 Perth International Track Cycling Grand Prix. The event will see the Commonwealth Games gold and silver medallist alongside fellow Australian representatives in Cameron & Travis Meyer,…

Gold medallist Michael Freiberg joins Sam Maxwell Sports Management

Exciting Australian cyclist Michael Freiberg today became the latest Delhi Commonwealth Games medallist to join the Sam Maxwell Sports Management stable. A powerfully built cyclist with a strong engine, Freiberg has enjoyed an impressive junior career that boasts numerous national championships alongside multiple international appearances. In 2011 he will turn his attention to the American…

Weightman takes bronze in marathon

Lisa Weightman has won bronze in the women’s marathon at the Commonwealth Games. The Australian finished third in a time of two hours 35 minutes and 25 seconds, behind Kenya’s Irene Kosgei (2:34:32) and Irene Mogake (2:34:43). Making her first appearance at the Commonwealth Games, Weightman was dropped by the lead group on numerous occasions…