Off-contract Soliola keen to stay at Raiders

Jon Tuxworth 9:48 PM   Off-contract Canberra veteran Sia Soliola¬†wants to play on at the club next year.

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Cameron Smith stars in World side's win

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13: Cameron Smith of the World All Stars passes the ball during the NRL match between the ...

Phil Lutton 10:26 PM   The more things change - bunker systems, new rules - the more they stay the same as Cameron Smith calmly guided the World All Stars team to victory at Suncorp Stadium.

Souths win lacklustre Charity Shield clash

Spoils of victory: South Sydney players celebrate with the Charity Shield.

Michael Carayannis 9:15 PM   At least both teams finished unscathed and there were no competition points on the line.

Hopoate injured in trial loss against Panthers

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13:  Sam Kasiano of the Bulldogs offloads the ball in a tackle during the NRL Trial match ...

Michael Chammas 9:14 PM   Canterbury's woes were compounded wih new recruit Will Hopoate succumbing to a knee injury in a trial on Saturday night.

Fornaroli's magic lights up derby

Bruno Fornaroli of the City competes for the ball with Guilherme Finkler of the Victory.

Michael Lynch 9:58 PM   Some games are so compelling, so captivating and so intense that its physically exhausting to watch them, never mind play in them. 

Janjetovic howler costs Sky Blues 

More frustration: Sydney FC's Seb Ryall reacts after a missed opportunity.

Sebastian Hassett 9:11 PM   A lovely day at Allianz Stadium, both Alex Brosque and David Carney back in the starting line up and a bottom-four opponent. What could possibly go wrong?

Is Leicester sport's greatest story?

Likeable: Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City

Paul Hayward 1:17 PM   From facing relegation to an improbable title bid, the club has given others reason to hope.

'Sir' Voges passes Bradman in NZ

Adam Voges

Andrew Wu 9:41 PM   This time last year Adam Voges appeared destined never to wear the baggy green. On Saturday night he had a Test average over 100, higher than the greatest of them all - Sir Donald Bradman.

Lehmann helped me relax: Khawaja

Australia?s Usman Khawaja celebrates his century against New Zealand on the second day of the first International ...

Andrew Wu 7:25 PM   Usman Khawaja has credited coach Darren Lehmann for giving him the belief to blossom from the player insecure about his place in the team into the bona fide Test star he is today.

Weston Creek on top of Eastlake

Weston Creek batter Harry Medhurst hits a six on his way to a quickfire century against Eastlake.

Jon Tuxworth 8:26 PM   Weston Creek Molonglo's¬†batsmen sent a clear message they're not willing to give up a top two spot.

Capitals out to play finals spoilers

DeNesha Stallworth will be available for Canberra's clash with South-East Qld on Sunday after she was forced to sit out ...

Jon Tuxworth 7:03 PM   The Canberra Capitals are relishing the chance to play the ''spoiler'' over the final rounds of the WNBL.

Cricket

Pink ball back for Shield round

Pink balls old and new: New (right) has black stitching instead of green and white (left)

10:51 PM   The most talked about 156-gram object of the summer is back, but this time the pink ball has had a facelift.

'Sir' Voges passes Bradman, breaks Tendulkar's record

Adam Voges

Andrew Wu 9:41 PM   This time last year Adam Voges appeared destined never to wear the baggy green. On Saturday night he had a Test average over 100, higher than the greatest of them all - Sir Donald Bradman.

Soccer

Aspro ready to solve defensive headaches

Go-to man: Jonathan Aspropotamitis in defensive mode.

Emma Kemp 10:13 PM   When Jonathan Aspropotamitis trains, it's in full knowledge his next match for Western Sydney may not come for a while.

Teen sensation overcomes injuries to score a second chance

Former golden boy: Mitch Cooper celebrates his goal on Friday night.

Vince Rugari 10:11 PM   He was the unknown teenager Clive Palmer once tipped would captain the Socceroos, but Mitch Cooper can still salvage something from his injury-ravaged career if he wants to, says Newcastle coach Scott Miller.

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League HQ

Pritchard is keen to help Hull out of doldrums

"I've definitely come here with a job in mind to help the club move forward": Frank Pritchard

Ian Laybourn 10:17 PM   Former New Zealand international Frank Pritchard is a man on a mission as he seeks to make his mark in Super League.

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Rugby Heaven

Anae has Wallabies in his sights as he chases Brumbies jersey

The Brumbies will host a meet the players day at the University of Canberra on Saturday.

Chris Dutton   Albert Anae isn't horsing around when he says he wants to use his first ACT Brumbies season to help launch him back into Australian gold.

Taylor starts for Scotland against Wales

Going nowhere: Stuart Hogg of Scotland is tackled by Courtney Lawes (L) and Mike Brown (R) of England last weekend.

Duncan Taylor will start at centre for Scotland against Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday, the only change to coach Vern Cotter's starting line-up that lost their opener to England.

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AFL

Ablett ruled out of NAB Challenge opener

Gary Ablett: Injury concerns.

Jon Pierik 6:39 PM   Gary Ablett has been ruled out of the Gold Coast Suns' opening NAB Challenge clash, having withdrawn from Saturday's intra-club match at Carrara because of a foot injury.

ASADA chief ready to front full inquiry

ASADA chief executive Ben McDevitt.

Jon Pierik 6:42 PM   The head of Australia's anti-doping authority says he would ready to appear before a Senate inquiry into the handling of the Essendon supplements saga - should one be called.

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ACT Sport

Jackson deserves to leave on her terms

Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton   Saturday Serve: Lauren Jackson deserves a chance to go out on her terms.

LJ wants post-career quality of life for her future children

Lauren Jackson accepts a farewell gift on Friday night.

Chris Dutton   Basketball champion Lauren Jackson has spoken of her desire to be able to play one-on-one with her future children.

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Horse Racing

Racing regulator withdraws inquries into suspected live baiters over prosecution fears

Zero tolerance: CEO of Greyhound Racing NSW, Paul Newson.

Adam Pengilly 10:16 PM   Greyhound Racing NSW has been forced to withdraw inquiries into eight suspended participants - and not pursue another six named in the ongoing Special Commission into the sport - over concerns it will make itself vulnerable to criminal prosecution.

Winx continues winning way in the Apollo Stakes

Winx confirmed her status as the best horse in Australia

Chris Roots 9:10 PM   Hugh Bowman had never experienced people running to the fence to see him going out on a horse the way they did for Winx before the Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

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ACT cricket: Weston Creek v Eastlake

Weston Creek Molonglo and Eastlake face off at Stirling Oval.

Referee doesn't award clear match-winner

Gui Finkler's free kick went over the goal line but was disallowed.

Goalkeeper blunder costs Sky Blues

Vedran Janjetovic had a night to forget as Perth won 2-1.

Brisbane Roar share points with Newcastle 

But the Roar stay one point clear on top of the A-League ladder.

Capitals win first game of season

It's been the season from hell but it won't end winless for the Caps.

Voges spared after wrong call

An incorrect no-ball ruling spares Adam Voges in New Zealand.

Wanderers coach on fan behaviour

Tony Popovic speaks about recent fan behaviour.

Essendon to sign two 'top-up' players

John Worsfold pleased with  attitude of the "top-up" players.

Wanderers fined, warned on points

Wanderers fans need to behave or their club will lose points.

Clarke gets back to cricket - in Sydney

Clarke to play for Wests against Randwick Petersham next week.