Broken Brumbies bouncing back with trampolines

Chris Dutton 10:23 PM   Variety is the spice of life when it comes to rehabilitation from injuries.

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Preferment lays claim for Cup in  Derby win

Preferment, ridden by Damien Oliver, wins the Victoria Derby at Flemington on Saturday.

Patrick Bartley 7:17 PM   It took just a matter of minutes for 5-time derby winning jockey Damien Oliver to declare his latest success Preferment a genuine Melbourne Cup contender next year.

Basketball

Bishop on fire as Capitals dominate Rangers

Canberra Capitals captain Abby Bishop had a game-high 28 points and 12 rebounds against the Dandenong Rangers on Saturday,

Lee Gaskin 6:59 PM   The Canberra Capitals roar back to form with an easy 101-72 victory against the Dandenong Rangers at the AIS Arena on Saturday.

Raiders call on app to protect against burnout

Raiders Edrick Lee, left, and David Shillington back in pre-season slog.

Chris Wilson 10:23 PM   Could a smartphone application help charge-up the Canberra Raiders ahead of the longest NRL season in history?

Can Campese and Raiders handle the truth?

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Chris Wilson 11:00 PM   There's two sides to Terry Campese's story at the Raiders, and that's the problem.

Sportstar of the Year

Powell, Buchanan win ACT's top gong

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David Polkinghorne 11:00 PM   Sue Powell joins basketball star Lauren Jackson in record books.

Soccer

Gungahlin kicking goals in the NPL

Gungahlin United will play in the men's Capital Football National Premier League next season.  (rear from left), men's head coach Claudio Canosa, assistant head coach Mitch Stevens, president Ricardo Alberto, front from left, under-18 player Frazier Phillips and men's premier league player Stephen Domenici at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval.

Lee Gaskin   Gungahlin United is hoping to turn a growing junior base into a Premier League force, attracting a former international coach and a swag of high-profile recruits.

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Football

Late goal saves Canberra United against Wanderers

David Polkinghorne 8:20 PM   Former captain Ellie Brush scored a rare goal with her feet to save Canberra United from a third home defeat of the W-League season and helped them pinch a 1-1 draw against Western Sydney Wanderers at McKellar Park on Saturday. 

Cricket

Spaseski flying with Eastlake


Cricket ACT first-grade, Gallop Cup.  Eastlake v Queanbeyan at Kingston Oval.
Eastlake batsman Adam Tett attempts to flick the ball to fine leg with Queanbeyan wicketkeeper Kel Evans watching.

Lee Gaskin 8:12 PM   Eastlake captain Michael Spaseski considering playing club cricket inter-state next season to push for higher honours.

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Rugby Heaven

ACT presses ARU for Tests

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David Polkinghorne 4:08 PM   The ACT government is lobbying the Australian Rugby Union to bring Rugby Championship matches and major events such as the John Eales Medal to Canberra to help grow the game in the region.

Cooper urges Beale to learn from mistakes

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Chris Dutton 9:02 AM   Recalled Test star Quade Cooper has urged Kurtley Beale to learn from his off-field troubles, adding he turned his career around to be a role model to his brothers.

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League HQ

Hodgson up for test of the best

Josh Hodgson.

Chris Wilson 8:33 PM   Canberra Raiders recruit and hooker Josh Hodgson said he's ready for his test against the - Cameron Smith - with England planning a tag-team dummy-half attack on Australia in the Four Nations match at Melbourne on Sunday.

New Zealand scrape past Samoa

Kevin Proctor of New Zealand charges forward during the Four Nations match.

Steve Mascord 7:16 PM   Brave Samoa are set to take out their frustrations on Australia in Wollongong next Sunday after suffering an agonising late defeat to New Zealand in Whangarei.

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Football

Late goal saves Canberra United against Wanderers

David Polkinghorne 8:20 PM   Former captain Ellie Brush scored a rare goal with her feet to save Canberra United from a third home defeat of the W-League season and helped them pinch a 1-1 draw against Western Sydney Wanderers at McKellar Park on Saturday. 

Brosque hopes inside knowledge pays off

Stepping up: Alex Brosque and Daniel Mullen.

Sebastian Hassett 3:19 PM   Sydney FC forward Alex Brosque is hoping coach Graham Arnold gets a dream win over Central Coast on Sunday.

Cricket

Bollinger hopes to stay in Ashes reckoning

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Daniel Lane 8:35 PM   Doug Bollinger wanted his successful stint with county team Kent to put him in contention for an Ashes return in next year's series in England.

Jaques hopes to share wisdom with NSW players

Big workload: Phil Jaques is loving his new assignment.

Daniel Lane 8:34 PM     Former Test opener Phil Jaques hoped the army of players he'd coach as a member of the NSW and Sydney Thunder this summer would learn from looking at his career that success was as much about being prepared to fight as it was having the skills needed to dominate the opposition.

Racing

No Court drama for Waterhouse, Jones

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Andrew Webster 8:29 PM   The juiciest tip at Flemington in the past few days doesn’t concern the Melbourne Cup, but a potential split between Gai Waterhouse and her stable rider, Tommy Berry.

Derby Day 2014: race day live

Derby Day at Flemington

Staff reporters 8:08 PM   Welcome to our rolling Derby Day coverage. Stay with us for tips, whispers, odds and updates from our trackside experts, plus our roving eye on all the fashion, glamour and fun.

Canberra Roller Derby Grand Final

The Brindabelters took on the Black&Bluebelles at the AIS Arena.

Netball: Australian Diamonds vs England

The Australian Diamonds took on England at the AIS Arena for the International Test Series.

Cricket Australia XI v West Indies

The Cricket Australia Women's XI take on the West Indies at Manuka Oval.

Siddle: Australia fit and ready for Test

Peter Siddle insists Australia are fighting fit and ready for their first Test with Pakistan in Dubai.

Goalfest in European Champions League

Chelsea and Bayern Munich scored big wins while Manchester City suffered in a stunning comeback by CSKA Moscow.

Indian footballer dies after goal celebration

Bethlehem Vengthlang FC midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala has died from severe spinal cord damage.

Haka response sparks controversy

Tempers flare between the Junior Kangaroos and Junior Kiwis as the two sides come close to fighting during a pre-game haka.

Canberra United v Adelaide United

Canberra United failed to take advantage of an early Michelle Heyman goal, losing 2-3 to Adelaide United at McKellar.

Canberra Capitals v Sydney Flames

The Canberra Capitals went down the Sydney Flames at the AIS Arena on Saturday night.

ASADA issues new show-cause notices

The Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority has issued amended show-cause notices to 34 current and former Essendon players.