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Canberra mornings: January 19, 2016

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Detectives questioned local tennis figures last week about which matches could be fixed in the first round of the Australian Open, only days before an explosive report was released that threatened to expose festering corruption in the sport.

The news comes almost a decade since world No.1 Novak Djokovic knocked back a £110,000 bribe to throw a match, but the 28-year-old insists he has no knowledge of match fixing still being prevalent at the top level.

Road closures

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What's on today

Ben and Jerry's Openair Cinema is making its way to Canberra's central lakeside venue on Patrick White Lawns. Until 21 Feb.

The National Portrait Gallery has something for everyone to enjoy these summer school holidays with free activities inspired by Sideshow Alley for families to enjoy together. Until 24 Jan.

The Ainslie Arts Centre is hosting a week-long music workshop for girls aged between 10 and 17 years. More info here.

School holidays at the AIS means you can choose from the Pre-School Holiday Program, Soccer and Tennis Camps and a general Sports Vacation Program. Until 29 Jan.

See the year's best cartoons in Behind the Lines 2015 at the Museum of Australian Democracy.

Today's Pat Campbell

Touch or click through for editorial cartoons.


Today:  Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Min 13, max 34.

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Min 18, max 33.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Min 18, max 33.