I'm no diver: Rapana has scans for fractured cheek

Chris Wilson 4:55 PM   Canberra winger Jordan Rapana says he's not a diver, and the unlucky Raiders flyer has medical scans to prove it.

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Afternoon delight for Raiders and Brumbies

David Pocock and the ACT Brumbies want to play on Anzac Day again next season.

David Polkinghorne 5:06 PM   Canberra's premier sporting teams back ACT footy pass.

Alexander weighs up future at Brumbies

Brumbies prop Ben Alexander can play abroad without losing his Wallabies eligibility.

Chris Dutton 10:00 PM   Australian Wallabies veteran Ben Alexander will consider using his right to play overseas without sacrificing his Test ambitions, describing the ARU's eligibility backflip as a "smart move".

Brumbies rally around Carter

The Brumbies will rally around Sam Carter.

Chris Dutton 6:46 PM   ACT Brumbies players have thrown their support behind teammate Sam Carter, urging him not to rush back to Super Rugby as he comes to grips with the death of one of his closest friends.

State of Origin still No. 1: Folau

Israel Folau says the Waratahs have to lift against the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton 6:48 PM   It's the biggest rivalry in Australian rugby with Wallabies battles, but Israel Folau says the NSW Waratahs-ACT Brumbies derby doesn't come close to a State of Origin cauldron.

Hayne has a five-year NFL career, says agent

Man with the plan: Jarryd Hayne's USA agent Jack Bechta at his home in La Jolla, San Diego.

Michael Chammas 10:00 PM   Meet the US player agent behind the Hayne Plane, who believes the former Parramatta fullback has a five-year NFL career ahead of him.

Slater makes hardest call as GI goes to No.1

He's No.1: Greg Inglis will take over at fullback for the injured BIlly Slater.

Phil Lutton 10:20 PM   Billy Slater was doing his best to remain upbeat as he left a training field in Brisbane but could barely hide his disappoint as he handed Greg Inglis his number one jersey ahead of the Anzac Test.

Coutts says 'tip of needle' can decide gold 

Alicia Coutts

David Polkinghorne 6:45 PM   Olympic gold medallist Alicia Coutts says the "tip of a needle" can be the difference between what colour medal you win, which gave her hope Australia could push for a top-five finish on the Olympic Games medal table at Rio de Janeiro.

League HQ

Hayne's manager planning to hold workouts with NRL players

Jarryd Hayne's US agent Jack Bechta.

Michael Chammas 10:21 PM   Is Jarryd Hayne the pioneer who opens the door for more NRL players to test themselves in the United States?

Shadows of Fitzgerald, Spagnolo loom over Eels elections

Denis Fitzgerald watches Parramatta play South Sydney earlier this season.

Adrian Proszenko 10:19 PM   Denis Fitzgerald will not be standing at the upcoming Parramatta Leagues Club elections, but he and former Parramatta powerbroker Roy Spagnolo will still make their presence felt at the ballot box.

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Rugby Heaven

Israel Folau chases drought-breaking win in Canberra

Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson 10:24 PM   The last time the Waratahs beat the Brumbies in Canberra, Matt Giteau was still a Brumby and Israel Folau has just joined GWS Giants.

Robbie Deans adds trio to Barbarians squad

Rene Ranger will play for the Barbarians.

9:56 PM   Toulon's David Smith, All Blacks great Joe Rokocoko and New Zealand's Rene Ranger will play for the Barbarians against Ireland and England next month, coach Robbie Deans revealed on Tuesday.

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Cricket

Bangladesh make steady start in first Test

Top-scorer: Mominul Haque.

10:37 PM   Mominul Haque scored 80 as Bangladesh made an impressive start in the first Test against Pakistan.

Guptill stars for Derbyshire with double-ton

Martin Guptill.

5:48 PM   New Zealand's Martin Guptill carried on where he left off at the World Cup by scoring a stunning maiden first-class double-century as Derbyshire took charge of their County Championship match away to Gloucestershire at Bristol on Monday.

AFL

Saints another step closer to Moorabbin

A move back to Moorabbin is getting closer for St Kilda

Caroline Wilson 9:45 PM   St Kilda's baffling decision to shun Moorabbin in favour of a new base in Seaford has almost turned full circle following Monday night's move by the City of Kingston to pledge $5 million for the redevelopment of the Saints' former home.

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Key Magpie yet to finalise new contract

Jamie Elliott.

Jon Pierik 8:30 PM   Collingwood small forward Jamie Elliott has switched management companies, as he works through the final details of his contract negotiations with the Magpies.

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Soccer

'Pathetic' City ready to lift: Paartalu

Erik Paartalu at Melbourne City's portrait session on Tuesday.

6:35 PM   After a dirty fortnight on the road, Erik Paartalu hopes an intense training session has Melbourne City's fire burning again.

It's not just about wages, says union as it negotiates soccer deal

Talks are in progress between the FFA and players on a new CBA.

Michael Lynch 6:33 PM   Footballers of all shapes and sizes and in all codes are concerned mainly with one thing: the size of their wage packet. That's the common perception.

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ACT Sport

Golden Oldies share tribute race

The Kevin Sweeney Career Tribute F&M benchmark 55 Handicap 1200m race at Queanbeyan Racecourse. 
John Kissick riding By Virtue celebrates the victory.

David Polkinghorne   Golden Slipper winner Frank Cleary was just starting out as a trainer when Kevin Sweeney was an apprentice jockey, which made By Virtue's win in the Kevin Sweeney Career Tribute (1200 metres) all the more special.

No hair, no worries as Kyrgios becomes alopecia ambassador

Christos Kyrgios has become an ambassador for Alopecia Australia, a condition where a person loses all of their body hair. Christos Kyrgios with Caitlin O'Hehir, 10,  who also has the condition.

Chris Dutton   Christos Kyrgios still remembers the day a woman ripped off his hat to make fun of his bald head.

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Horse Racing

Catterall set for surprise return to racing

Catterall had been with Racing Victoria for two years.

Patrick Bartley 6:41 PM   Just two months after he was dumped by Racing Victoria as one of the industry's key strategists, some major Melbourne race clubs have now recalled Andrew Catterall to assist in future programs for the sport

Trainer Brendan McCarthy to face stewards

zedi knight

Patrick Bartley 6:25 PM   Caulfield trainer Brendan McCarthy is to go before the Racing Appeals and Discipline Board after being charged with illegally treating Zedi Knight earlier this month.

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Rampaging Raiders humble Rabbitohs in Cairns

South Sydney lost their third straight match, going down 30-22 to an impressive Canberra outfit in Cairns.

Raiders stun Rabbitohs in Cairns

The South Sydney Rabbitohs continued their slump with a narrow loss to the Raiders on Sunday afternoon.

GWS register biggest win

Gold Coast slumps to its fourth straight loss, while the Greater Western Sydney Giants register their biggest win.

GWS Giants vs Gold Coast Suns

GWS Giants take on the Gold Coast Suns at Manuka Oval in Canberra.

Soccer: FFA Centre of Excellence vs Gungahlin

FFA Centre of Excellence take on Gungahlin at the AIS in Bruce.

Ice Hockey: Canberra Brave vs Sydney Bears

Canberra Brave tale on the Sydney Bears in the first round of the Australian Ice Hockey League championship at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

Brumbies vs Highlanders 

The ACT Brumbies take on the Highlanders at GIO Stadium in Bruce, Canberra.

Sport helps Anzac spirit live on

Matthew Narracott is proof of the power of Anzac Day combining with sport commercial opportunity.

Shinn gives field the bum steer

Blake Shinn tried his pants off on on Miss Royale. Literally.

Wests Tigers robbed of crucial sixth tackle 

It is the mistake that could have cost them the game.