Ronny Lerner 6:15 PM Ordinarily, Joe Burns would be spending Christmas Day with his family back in his hometown of Brisbane.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra product Roko Strika has backed calls for the capital to be granted a National Youth League license, adamant talented youngsters are in danger of being out of sight, out of mind unless it happens.
7:11 AM South Africa's 2007 World Cup winning coach Jake White is set to be named manager of Top 14 side Montpellier according to L'Equipe.
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.
Michael Carayannis 11:00 AM From the sublime to the ridiculous - the top 10 rugby league stories of 2014.
Matthew Elkerton 11:52 AM We take a look at the top moments in football in 2014.
11:14 AM ROME, Dec 25 EFE - Spanish soccer club Atletico Madrid and the Italian team AC Milan have agreed on a player-exchange deal, that will see Fernando Torres returning to Spain and Alessandro Cerci going back to Italy, Italian media reports say.
Paul Daffey 11:59 AM It was at the Kingston Hotel in Richmond, not far from the MCG. Melbourne cricket identity Kevan Carroll and an old district cricket teammate, the anaesthetist Dr Peter Ashton (aka Dr Sleep), were having a catch-up over breakfast when they struck upon an idea. Why not invite fellow cricket lovers to a breakfast at the Kingston during the Boxing Day Test? Mine host Irene Ellis was keen on the idea. Carroll and Dr Sleep rounded up 55 of their closest friends and they all ingested bacon and eggs and Carroll's witticisms from the floor heading over to the MCG for the third day's play.
Adam Pengilly 7:26 PM It is not often a father will take advice from his son, but Gary Moore was only too happy for a bit of a reassurance this week.
The Australian cricketers posed with their families for the traditional Christmas Day photo opportunities.
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.