Lee has "full support" of Raiders coach

Jon Tuxworth 7:18 PM    Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says Edrick Lee has his "full support" after his Queensland Origin ban.

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Live: New Zealand v Australia, third ODI

Josh Hazlewood.

Follow our live match tracker as the Aussies look to take the series with a win over New Zealand.

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Finch axed as Australia's T20 captain

Aaron Finch of Australia celebrates scoring a century.

Aaron Finch has been axed as Australia's Twenty20 captain on the eve of the World Twenty20, with Steve Smith to replace him.

Baptiste confident one trial enough for Raiders

Kurt Baptiste and Paul Vaughan in action against the Warriors on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth   Kurt Baptiste is confident the fact the Raiders will play just one trial will have them ready to break their finals drought.

It's Eels if I quit NFL: Hayne

Uncertain future: Jarryd Hayne.

Jarryd Hayne has quashed rumours linking him to the Sydney Roosters, adamant he wants to return to the Parramatta Eels if he was to quit the NFL.

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Eels beat Warriors to claim Auckland Nines

Unearthed: Bevan French of the Eels celebrates after scoring a try during the Auckland Nines final.

Michael Carayannis   The Eels could not have started their 2016 campaign any better after beating the New Zealand Warriors 22-4 in the final of the Auckland Nines.

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Barrett labels Nines 'dangerous' and 'risky'

Eagles rocked: Manly suffererd a heavy injury toll, with Jake Trbojevic with suspected concussion taken off after a ...

Michael Carayannis   Trent Barrett has declared the Auckland Nines to be 'dangerous' and says the NRL is taking risks with players' welfare after his tournament hopes were dashed through injury.

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Brumbies' young talent time

Nick Jooste impressed in his first hit-out with the Brumbies.

David Polkinghorne   Brumbies playmaker full of praise for young guns after playing for the Super Rugby province for the first time.

Dennis backs Robinson to impress

Reece Robinson is looking for a fresh start with the Waratahs.

David Polkinghorne   Former Canberra Raiders back shines in first hit-out for Super Rugby province NSW Waratahs.

Try after the siren sinks Australia

Rieko Ioane celebrates his tournament-winning try after the final siren in Sydney.

New Zealand - as they have done for so many years - have yet again inflicted a psychological blow to Australia after scoring a try after to the siren to clinch the Sydney Sevens 27-24 at Allianz Stadium.

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Carters back in ACT for Futures League

NSW wicketkeeper Ryan Carters will be back in Canberra for Monday's Futures League game against the ACT Comets.

Lee Gaskin   Ryan Carters says the importance of having the ACT Comets in the Futures League cannot be understated.

Cricket

Marsh's controversial dismissal sinks Australia

Marsh walks after the controversial dismissal.

The simmering tension between Australia and New Zealand boiled over after the controversial dismissal of Mitchell Marsh sealed a rare one-day series loss for the world champions and sewed the seeds for a fiery Test battle.

Finch axed as Australia's Twenty20 captain on eve of World T20

Making way: Aaron Finch's tenure as Twenty20 captain had been on shaky ground.

The writing was on the wall for Aaron Finch three weeks ago, but his axing as captain so close to a major tournament is further proof the national T20 side remains a distant third in priorities for Cricket Australia.

Soccer

Derby clash could define City and Victory's finals hopes

Referee Adam Fielding issues a red card to Jacob Melling of Melbourne City.

It is just as well for Melbourne City coach John van 't Schip that he remains committed to the team's attacking philosophy.

FC foreign players in limbo over ACL squad

Solid performer: Jacques Faty has been a regular in the heart of defence.

Two of Sydney's five foreign players will miss out on the Asian Champions League but none will know their fate until deadline day

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League HQ

Sam Burgess's return delayed

Returning Rabbitoh Sam Burgess.

Sam Burgess' second-coming at South Sydney has been pushed back another week with the Rabbitohs set to rest the dual international for this weekend's Charity Shield.

RLPA hit out at NRL over Manly request

Dangerous and risky: Manly coach Trent Barrett is not a fan of the Auckland Nines.

The Rugby League Players Association has hit out at the NRL for refusing to grant Manly's wish to bring in an extra player after the Sea Eagles were hit hard by injuries during the Auckland Nines.

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Rugby Heaven

Brumbies to be 'different beast' with big names back

Brumbies fullback Aidan Toua believes their attacking game plan will go to another level with the return of their Wallabies.

David Polkinghorne 6:04 PM   Brumbies fullback Aidan Toua says their attack will step up a notch with big names coming in.

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AFL

AFL tips in an extra $2 million for Gold Coast

Gold Coast star Gary Ablett.

The AFL was forced to pour in more than $2 million in additional funding for the Gold Coast Suns in 2015 to cover a bigger than expected financial loss.

Debt down but losses mount for AFL clubs

Simpkin (right) with Hawk skipper Luke Hodge after the 2013 grand final.

The 10 Victorian-based AFL clubs managed to cut their debt levels but financial losses increased in 2015, and tougher trading conditions could impact their fiscal performances this year.

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ACT Sport

Canberra Greyhounds being 'tarred with same brush' as live baiters

Kel O'Rourke sees similarities between greyhound racing and the NRL - the actions of a few spoil it for the majority.

David Polkinghorne 7:30 PM   Canberra greyhound race caller Kel O'Rourke says the actions of a few are giving the rest of the industry a bad name.

'Ambitious' Canberra needs WBBL and BBL teams: Dawson

After 15 years with Cricket ACT, Andrew Dawson will leave the organisation.

David Polkinghorne 7:16 PM   After 15 years with Cricket ACT, Meteors coach decides to get some work-life balance.

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Horse Racing

Racing industry stunned by positive swabs to the drug ibuprofen

Signoff, who finished fourth in the 2014 Melbourne Cup, returned to racing on Boxing Day and was successful but later ...

Large doses of the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen is behind the positive swabs that have shocked the racing industry, well-placed sources say.

Stanley to face RAD board

Leading Sydney jockey Glyn Schofield.

Trainer Brent Stanley will face four charges issued by Racing Victoria stewards following the sale of his former racehorse Equita to Hong Kong last year.

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Eels stun Warriors    to win Nines title

Tournament underdogs Parramatta have started the year in style.

Glory stay within striking distance

Perth made sure Wellington stayed winless for nine games.

Raiders in action at the Auckland Nines

The young Raiders impressed to make the quarter-finals.

ACT Championships and ICP Grand Prix

Ahletes compete in the ACT titles and ICP Grand Prix.

WNBL: Canberra Capitals v Rangers

The Capitals lost their 21st match in a row against Dandenong.

Hutchison scores golden try for Aussies

Teenager Henry Hutchison has scored the try of his life.

Johnson steps up a gear against Broncos

The Warriors were facing an early exit until Shaun Johnson arrived.

Leicester dominate Manchester City 3-1

Leicester can't really win the Premier League, can they?

ACT Premier Cricket: Wests-UC v Eastlake

Wests-UC take on Eastlake in the Douglas Cup competition.

ACT Athletics titles and IPC Grand Prix

ACT Athletics Championships and the IPC Athletics Grand Prix.