Hammond out to atone for Commonwealth Games

Jon Tuxworth 1:05 AM   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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Heat on, but Triple-Tri called off

Chris Wilson 8:14 PM   Bushfire risks have forced the last-minute cancellation of one of Canberra's top endurance events.

Golf

Campbell rides luck on  Masters leaderboard

Chris Campbell  putts on the 18th green during day three of the Australian Masters.

Jon Tuxworth 6:31 PM   His caddy's a croupier at Canberra casino and Chris Campbell rode his luck to rocket into the Australian Masters top ten with a fine third round at Metropolitan Golf Club on Saturday. 

Burger king Patty grills PM

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Jon Tuxworth 9:21 PM   Patty Mills grills the PM, Canberra ready for big-time golf and Daddy Day-Care at the Canberra Raiders.

Cricket

Spaseski century puts Demons in poll position

 Wests batsman Callum Taylor faces Queanbeyan bowler Sam
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Jon Tuxworth 8:00 PM   ANU must be getting sick of the sight of Michael Spaseski after the Eastlake skipper terrorised it again with a blistering century at Kingston Oval on Saturday. 

Cycling

 Matthews to skip our summer for Europe

Michael Matthews celebrates winning a sprint finish in Spain.

David Polkinghorne 7:00 PM   Emerging superstar Michael Matthews will skip the Australian summer with his year built around getting his first Tour de France stage win, continued success at the Giro d'Italia and aiming for the spring one-day classics as well.

Racing

Ward back in the saddle

Ward got the all clear from his neurosurgeon and doctor on Monday and was back at work at 4.30am the following day.

David Polkinghorne 6:50 PM    Plans to return to racing at Canberra.

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Baseball

Thornton makes up the numbers for Cavs

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Basketball

Taylor and Pondexter run riot in Rangers win

Basketball

Jon Tuxworth 9:12 PM   The Canberra Capitals' WNBL finals hopes have taken a huge hit after they plunged to a 92-72 loss at bottom side Dandenong on Saturday night. 

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Rugby Heaven

Pocock returns to full training

David Polkinghorne 5:04 PM   Senior coach Stephen Larkham questions how long the Super Rugby format will last before the next change.

Beale takes first steps to redemption

Chris Dutton 6:00 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

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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Graham breaks silence for Gallen

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Danny Weidler 2:43 AM    For months Wade Graham has sat and stewed – angry that his mate and skipper Paul Gallen has copped it between the eyes.

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Football

Victory lock in W-League semi-final spot

5:57 PM   Revived W-League champions Melbourne Victory believe they can retain their crown after locking up a semi-final berth with an impressive 4-0 win over Newcastle Jets.

Mulvey reportedly sacked, but it's news to him

How things change: Mike Mulvey was named A-League coach of the year last season.

Michael Lynch 4:39 PM   Mike Mulvey has reportedly been sensationally sacked as coach of Brisbane Roar barely six months after being named coach of the year and guiding the Roar to their third A-League title.

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Cricket

Shehzad set to miss one-dayers against NZ

5:11 PM   Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad looks set to miss the one-day cricket series against New Zealand in December as he continues his recovery from a skull fracture suffered in the first Test.

Live: Australia v South Africa, 5th ODI in Sydney

James Fawkner (left) and Pat Cummins celebrate the win.

1:59 PM   Live coverage of the final one-dayer of the series between Australia and South Africa.

Racing

Beautide firms as favourite after miracle draw

Firming: Miracle Mile favourite Beautide takes out the Interdominion in March.

Adam Pengilly 5:07 PM   Defending Miracle Mile champion Beautide has shortened considerably in his bid to win the race in consecutive years after drawing ideally in barrier three for Saturday night's $750,000 Grand Circuit event.

Estonian Princess primed for crowning in Festival Stakes

Confidence: Trainer Scott Aspery with Estonian Princess, which is set for the Festival Stakes.

Adam Pengilly 5:02 PM   Scott Aspery went a long way to learn Estonian Princess does not handle Sandown.

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.

Twenty20: Eastlake v Western District

Twenty20 Konica Cup: Eastlake v Western District at Kingston Oval

Canberra Cavalry vs Sydney Blue Sox

Canberra Cavalry vs Sydney Blue Sox at Narrabundah Ballpark