Ronny Lerner Shaun Marsh sent a scare through the Australian camp after being struck on the left hand during practice.
Darren Walton Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold fears veteran defender Sasa Ognenovski may have played his last A-League game after being ruled out for the rest of the season with nerve damage.
How the teams shape up for January's tournament in Australia.
The World Cup dream of Nick Cummins is alive again, with the Wallaby winger securing a loan deal back to the Western Force for the 2015 Super Rugby season.
Australian and Queensland back-rower Aidan Guerra has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at the Sydney Roosters until the end of 2017.
Jon Tuxworth In the midst of a tortorous pre-season it's easy for rugby league players to feel sorry for themselves.
Sebastian Hassett 3:04 PM It may put the club's title aspirations at risk but Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold says he is prepared to forego star foreign players for young Australians as he seeks to replenish his injury-ravaged squad.
Sebastian Hassett 2:53 PM The past year has brought some incredible highs for the Western Sydney Wanderers but with their A-League campaign in need of urgent repair, a trip to Wellington looms as the ideal opportunity to kick-start their winless season.
Peter Hanlon 3:00 PM "Everyone is frustrated and in the situation it is no wonder we have incidents," Australia's captain told the media, huddled beneath an MCG grandstand. Under such trying circumstances, he could appreciate that even the umpires might be feeling disheartened.
Adam Pengilly 5:16 PM With six grandchildren waiting patiently at home on Christmas Eve, David Lee had already spent the spoils of a rare city win before Episodes had even returned to scale at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
A thrilling W-League Grand Finals sees Canberra United defeat Perth Glory at their home ground 3-0.
Tuggeranong Valley clash with Ginninderra in the Douglas Cup at Chisholm Oval.
The moments which left sportspeople in pain and spectators wincing.
The North Canberra Gungahlin Eagles take on the Queanbeyan Blue Bags in the The Konica Cup Regional Twenty20 final at Manuka Oval.
The Canberra Capitals take on the Townsville Fire at AIS Arena in Bruce in the WNBL.
Canberra Cavalry take on Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark in the ABL.
Blues bowling coach Geoff Lawson opens up about the Phillip Hughes tragedy and how state and national team players have coped.