Double trouble at Queanbeyan Gift

Jon Tuxworth 6:38 PM   Identical twin brothers Jack and Tom Newman had spectators seeing double at the Queanbeyan Gift.

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Haddin hints at retiring after 2015 Ashes

Possible fairytale finish: Brad Haddin.

Andrew Wu 8:00 PM   This summer could be Brad Haddin's last in the baggy green after the wicketkeeper floated next year's Ashes series in England as a possible end point to his international career.

Gold jacket trumps brother's baggy green 

Nick Cullen embraces his Masters trophy.

Matt Murnane 7:58 PM   The Cullen family now has a gold jacket to go with a baggy green.

Baseball

Taiwan helps tune up Cavalry

Marcus Lemon was impressive for the Cavalry on the road in Perth.

David Polkinghorne 7:15 PM   Canberra claims first series win before taking on ABL ladder leaders.

Carters looking for big score against India

Thinking big: Ryan Carters.

Jon Tuxworth 7:29 PM   Ryan Carters is hoping a big score for Cricket Australia XI will be his breakthrough.

Australian Football

Austin hopes NEAFL is step to AFL

Logan Austin is training with Ainslie to boost his AFL Draft bid.

David Polkinghorne 11:04 PM   And a Tricolours midfielder shapes as draft bolter.

Cricket

Higgs keeps Queanbeyan's finals hopes alive

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8:25 PM   Queanbeyan kept its Konica Minolta Cup Twenty20 semi-final hopes alive on Sunday.

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Athletics

Hammond out to atone for Commonwealth Games heartache at Queanbeyan Gift

Jake Hammond in the heats.

Jon Tuxworth   Jake Hammond remembers the day he shared a track with Usain Bolt as one of the best and worst moments of his career. 

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Pocock returns to full training

David Pocock has faced a long road back from injury.

David Polkinghorne 11:31 PM   Senior coach Stephen Larkham questions how long the Super Rugby format will last before the next change.

Beale takes first steps to redemption

Work in progress: Kurtley Beale bid for redemption is ongoing.

Chris Dutton 8:19 PM   Kurtley Beale says his redemption mission is still a work in progress, promising to learn from mistakes and become a better player and person.

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League HQ

NRL must take 'zero tolerance' stance

Facing allegations: Cody Walker playing for Brisbane Easts in the Queensland Cup last season.

Adam Pengilly 11:26 PM   The NRL will on Monday try to digest the latest domestic violence drama engulfing the game on the eve of White Ribbon Day, with the organisation’s chief executive Libby Davies imploring the code to adopt a ‘‘zero tolerance’’ policy and more consistent approach against players found guilty of such charges.

Souths stand down player after charge

Stood down: Cody Walker.

Adrian Proszenko 5:54 AM   Another South Sydney player, Melbourne recruit Cody Walker, has been charged with domestic assault on the the eve of White Ribbon Day celebrations.

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Football

Roar deal: Mike Mulvey deserved better from Brisbane

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Phil Lutton 10:27 PM   Mike Mulvey never liked talking about himself, even when the Roar were slaying everything in their path (all the way back in May). Success was a result of the players, the system and the constant strive for excellence that had made Brisbane the A-League’s benchmark club.

European soccer may challenge Blatter with FIFA candidate

FIFA President Joseph Blatter.

10:12 PM   The member countries of European soccer's governing body UEFA could still find a candidate to run against Joseph Blatter as FIFA president next year, a leading official says.

Cricket

Australia survive late scare in fifth ODI win

Shane Watson plundered the South African attack.

Andrew Wu 11:10 PM   "Do not go before the clock tower" is a phrase commonly by trainers to jockeys at Flemington. It is racing parlance for not making your run too early.

Chris Rogers keeping his Test dream alive

Speculation has been rife that Chris Rogers would be replaced by Phillip Hughes.

Andrew Wu 11:59 PM   Chris Rogers' dream of finishing his Test career at next year's Ashes is still alive while Josh Hazlewood is on the verge of earning a baggy green in Brisbane next week.

Racing

Surface tension sums up Sydney's malaise

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Max Presnell 9:37 PM   Sydney racing has much in common with Royal Randwick’s Kensington circuit – a crusty top, no foundation and a deplorable back-wash. Again punters, jockeys, trainers and owners on Saturday had to tolerate a surface better for potatoes than racing.

Harried babysitter McEvoy in near miss to win first Goulburn Cup

Gold in Goulburn: connections celebrate with Pythagorean.

Adam Pengilly 6:24 PM   Kerrin McEvoy first squeezed home on the last flight out of Melbourne on Saturday night - and was equally grateful to be relieved of babysitting duties the next morning - before booting home his first Goulburn Cup winner aboard Pythagorean on Sunday.

2014 Queanbeyan Gift Carnival

2014 Queanbeyan Gift Carnival at Queanbeyan Park.

T20 Cricket: ANU v Ginninderra

Ginninderra take on the ANU in a Twenty20 match at ANU.

ODI Series: Australia v South Africa

Australia take on South Africa in game three of the one day series at Manuka Oval.

Footballer faces court over brutal tackle

FC Zurich has launched legal action after midfielder is seriously injured in a horror tackle.

Batsman's skull fractured by bouncer

Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad's career-best Test innings brought to a dramatic end.

Cheika insists there's more to come

Coach believes his Wallabies side can get better and still have quality to add to their squad.

Canberra Capitals v West Coast Waves

The West Coast Waves take on the Canberra Capitals at AIS Arena, November 9.

Show Jumping Cup

Equestrians gather in Curtin for the Show Jumping Cup on the weekend.

Canberra Cavalry v Sydney Blue Sox

In Baseball Canberra Cavalry take on the Sydney Blue Sox at Narrabundah Ball Park.

Canberra United v Sydney FC

Canberra United defeat Sydney FC 3-0 at McKellar Park.