Kyrgios' surprising new partnership

Jon Tuxworth 6:19 PM   Canberra tennis star has signed as an ambassador for Malaysia Airlines.

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Baseball

ABL strikes out Cavalry win

The problems started when Cavalry right-fielder Adam Silva was hit by a pitch.

David Polkinghorne 6:04 PM   Australian Baseball League penalises Asia Series champions for import rule breach.

Football

Three Canberra players in Matildas squad

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David Polkinghorne 7:37 PM   Canberra United striker Ashleigh Sykes' ultimate goal is play at next year's World Cup with her twin sister Nicole Begg and Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has opened the door for that to happen.

Siddle says he's not finished as a Test bowler

Peter Siddle: a year could make a big difference.

Chloe Saltau 7:24 PM   He helped Josh Hazlewood collect his first Test wicket, but Peter Siddle has insisted he is not finished as a Test bowler as he confronts the prospect of missing a Boxing Day Test for the first time in six years.

Cahill could play at a fourth World Cup

Sharp-shooter: Tim Cahill could play at Russia 2018.

6:17 PM   Tim Cahill is privately plotting to play on for years in a welcome move that could have the Socceroos superstar appearing at a fourth World Cup.

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Soccer

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic says W-League grand final will help find new broadcaster

Canberra United celebrates its W-League championship after beating Perth Glory 3-1 in the grand final on Sunday.

David Polkinghorne 6:55 PM   Matildas coach Alen Stajcic thinks the momentum created by the W-League grand final will help the Football Federation Australia find a new broadcaster for next season.

Canberra Syke out Perth to claim W-League title

Canberra United captain Nicole Begg kisses the W-League trophy.

Lee Gaskin 11:16 PM   Canberra United has claimed the club's second W-League championship with a 3-1 victory against minor premiers Perth Glory in the grand final at nib Stadium on Sunday.

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Rugby Heaven

SBW: Sport-hopping to stay

Suited and booted: Sonny Bill Williams in Sydney on Friday.

Darren Walton 11:27 PM   He accepts the NRL may not like it, but Sonny Bill Williams says players switching codes and dabbling in boxing are realities of modern-day sport that make football careers even more enticing.

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Vaea targets Brumbies comeback

Ita Vaea, back training with the Brumbies after a life-threatening heart condition.

Chris Dutton   Ita Vaea has abandoned plans for a French comeback to have one last crack at reviving his Super Rugby career, declaring he wants to repay the ACT Brumbies after overcoming a life-threatening heart condition.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

League HQ

SBW: Sport-hopping to stay

Suited and booted: Sonny Bill Williams in Sydney on Friday.

Darren Walton 11:27 PM   He accepts the NRL may not like it, but Sonny Bill Williams says players switching codes and dabbling in boxing are realities of modern-day sport that make football careers even more enticing.

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No green to be seen as Fergo and Waerea-Hargreaves train with the Roosters in Canberra

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves meets Roosters fans in Canberra on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Raiders fans could be forgiven for thinking all their Christmases had come at once when they hear Blake Ferguson and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves are training in the capital.

CANBERRA RAIDERS NEWS

Football

Three Canberra United players in Matildas World Cup squad

sykes

David Polkinghorne 7:37 PM   Canberra United striker Ashleigh Sykes' ultimate goal is play at next year's World Cup with her twin sister Nicole Begg and Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has opened the door for that to happen despite picking only Sykes in his 32-player squad on Monday for a training camp at the AIS in January.

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic says W-League grand final will help find new broadcaster

Canberra United celebrates its W-League championship after beating Perth Glory 3-1 in the grand final on Sunday.

David Polkinghorne 6:55 PM   Matildas coach Alen Stajcic thinks the momentum created by the W-League grand final will help the Football Federation Australia find a new broadcaster for next season.

Cricket

Wessels jnr back in Australia for BBL debut

Riki Wessels is set for his Big Bash debut.

7:39 PM   Riki Wessels will be aiming to make an impression in Australia more than 30 years after his South Africa-born father pulled on a baggy green for the first time.

He's hurting, but Siddle says he's not finished as a Test bowler

Peter Siddle: a year could make a big difference.

Chloe Saltau 7:24 PM   He helped Josh Hazlewood collect his first Test wicket, but Peter Siddle has insisted he is not finished as a Test bowler as he confronts the prospect of missing a Boxing Day Test for the first time in six years.

Racing

The Tabcorp v TVN stoush explained

Patrick Bartley

Patrick Bartley 4:42 PM   While the sheer mention of the Tabcorp-TVN dispute has the potential to glaze over the eyes of even the most interested of racegoers, the unrest caused by the breakdown of negotiations could have far wider ramifications than just having race meetings broadcast live or not.

Racing broadcasters seek to end blackout

Looking for action: TVN chief executive Bruce Mann.

Patrick Bartley and Adam Pengilly 10:12 PM   TVN and Sky Channel have shelved designs of a new long-term agreement for the sport's vision rights in NSW and Victoria until the new year after resolving to prioritise an end to the blackout before Christmas.

Canberra United Take W-League Title

A thrilling W-League Grand Finals sees Canberra United defeat Perth Glory at their home ground 3-0.

ACT Cricket: Douglas Cup

Tuggeranong Valley clash with Ginninderra in the Douglas Cup at Chisholm Oval.

ACT Meteors v Queensland Fire

ACT Meteors take out Queensland Fire at Manuka Oval.

Ouch! The painful sporting moments of 2014

The moments which left sportspeople in pain and spectators wincing.

Regional Twenty20 Final at Manuka Oval

The North Canberra Gungahlin Eagles take on the Queanbeyan Blue Bags in the The Konica Cup Regional Twenty20 final at Manuka Oval.

Canberra Capitals vs Townsville Fire

The Canberra Capitals take on the Townsville Fire at AIS Arena in Bruce in the WNBL.

Canberra Cavalry vs Melbourne Aces

Canberra Cavalry take on Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark in the ABL.

Geoff Lawson praises Sean Abbott

Blues bowling coach Geoff Lawson opens up about the Phillip Hughes tragedy and how state and national team players have coped.

A global snapshot of sport - December 10

A look at the best in sports photos from around the world.

W-League: Canberra United vs Perth Glory

Canberra United take on Perth Glory at Viking Park, Erindale.