'Phillip would want them to bat on'

Andrew Wu 10:41 PM   Playing the first Test is likely to hinge on the welfare of Australia's grieving players.

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Cricket

Dean pays tribute to Hughes

Not forgotten: Phillip Hughes.

Lee Gaskin 7:17 PM   Canberra batsman Jono Dean pays tribute to Phillip Hughes, posting a photo of the former Australian batsman holding his son.

Cricket

Meteors pay tribute to fallen hero Hughes

 SA Scorpions players

Lee Gaskin 7:37 PM   The ACT Meteors and SA Scorpions pay tribute to Phillip Hughes before today's WT20 match in Adelaide. Wrap of the game as well.

Basketball

Capitals honour Hughes before vital clash

Lauren Jackson said the Capitals would honour Phillip Hughes on Saturday.

Steve Smith 5:41 PM   Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson says the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes has hit the Capitals hard and the team plans on honouring him before Saturday night's must-win match against Adelaide in her home town Albury. 

Wallabies are on the right track  

The ambassadors: Wallabies forward Michael Hooper, the newest Test captain, gets some tips from retired halfback George Gregan, the most-capped leader of the national team.

Chris Dutton 12:40 AM   Wallabies great George Gregan and captain Michael Hooper are united in the belief Australia can win the World Cup in England next year.

Soccer

Asian Cup fever hits Canberra

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Jon Tuxworth 6:06 PM   The Socceroos may have dropped out of the world's top 100 for the first time, but it didn't stop Canberra fans getting immersed in Asian Cup fever at the opening of the Fan Park tour in Canberra on Friday. 

Lake Ginninderra shooting for title

Lake Ginninderra College's Billy Muir, left and Mitch Brown are preparing for the Australian Schools Championships next week.

Jon Tuxworth 7:00 PM   Lake Ginninderra College captain Mitch Brown had a front row seat to the "pretty crazy" Dante Exum show as their NBA-bound teammate led them to last year's Australian Schools Championships title. 

ACT Sport

Cricket

Meteors pay tribute to fallen hero Hughes

 SA Scorpions players

Lee Gaskin 7:37 PM   The ACT Meteors and SA Scorpions pay tribute to Phillip Hughes before today's WT20 match in Adelaide. Wrap of the game as well.

Hockey

World Cup spots on the line at hockey titles

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Lee Gaskin 8:00 PM   Players from the ACT men's and women's teams are aiming to book their World Cup spots at this week's national indoor hockey championships in Canberra.

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Rugby Heaven

Wallabies on track, but no 'magic dust' for success

The ambassadors: Wallabies forward Michael Hooper, the newest Test captain, gets some tips from retired halfback George Gregan, the most-capped leader of the national team.

Chris Dutton 12:40 AM   Wallabies great George Gregan and captain Michael Hooper are united in the belief Australia can win the World Cup in England next year.

Cheika sheds tears for Hughes

"We just want to show that we care in any small way we can": Michael Cheika.

Chris Dutton 12:39 AM   Wallabies coach Michael Cheika was brought to tears by news of Phillip Hughes' death but hopes his passing does not turn into a debate about the dangers of playing sport.

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League HQ

Manly's Tetevano admits to bashing former girlfriend

Zane Tetevano

Adrian Proszenko and Gabriel Wingate-Pearse 6:01 PM   Former Knights player Zane Tetevano’s future with the Manly Sea Eagles has been put on ice after he admitted in court on Friday to bashing his former girlfriend on four separate occasions.

NRL likely to impose life ban on woman-beating Sea Eagles recruit Tetevano

Adrian Proszenko 8:00 PM   The NRL career of Manly recruit Zane Tetevano is almost certainly over after he admitted in court to bashing his former girlfriend on four occasions.

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Football

Why Mariners must steer clear of Sydney

Michael Cockerill

Michael Cockerill 1:28 AM   Central Coast Mariners have as future. The question is whether that future is with Mike Charlesworth. The Englishman who owns the club seems hell-bent on a course which, at the very least, is fraught. But this is not only about the Mariners. There are much wider implications, of which the FFA seems aware.

Popovic defends choice of venue for Sydney derby

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says the team has had to do it tough.

Sebastian Hassett 1:22 AM   Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic couldn't give a damn whether Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold thinks Parramatta Stadium is big enough for Saturday night's Sydney derby, insisting it suits his side perfectly.

Cricket

Black Caps side 'struggling' with Hughes death

Brendon McCullum honours deceased Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes with his initials below the silver fern during his innings in Sharjah.

7:47 AM   Black Caps discussed not resuming test in wake of Phillip Hughes' death before dominating day two.

McCullum smashes quickest century

Brendon McCullum and Kane Williamson

Hamish Bidwell 7:42 AM   A belligerent record-breaking century from Black Caps captain puts New Zealand on top in third Test.

Racing

Racing Results for Friday, November 29

12:44 AM   Racing Results for Friday, November 29

Beautide on verge of greatness

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

Chris Roots 10:29 PM   What a difference a year has made for Beautide.

Tributes roll in for Phillip Hughes

Tributes from prime ministers past and present, team mates, cricket legends for Phillip Hughes.

Hughes family: 'We are devastated'

Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke reads a statement on behalf of the Hughes family.

Phillip Hughes' life in pictures

A look back at the short but remarkable life of Phillip Hughes.

2014 Queanbeyan Gift Carnival

2014 Queanbeyan Gift Carnival at Queanbeyan Park.

T20 Cricket: ANU v Ginninderra

Ginninderra take on the ANU in a Twenty20 match at ANU.

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.