Canberra in disarray  

Lee Gaskin Adelaide loss hurts Canberra United's W-League  hopes.

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Moore had 'strong relationship' with McKenzie

"I think everyone's a little bit shocked and sad about what happened": Moore.

Lee Gaskin   Injured Australian captain Stephen Moore has expressed his shock and sadness at Ewen McKenzie quitting as Wallabies coach.

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Pulver regrets giving McKenzie free rein

Sunday grilling: ARU chief  Bill Pulver fronts the media.

Georgina Robinson 10:00 PM   Bill Pulver concedes his decision to make the coach answerable only to the chief executive played a role in the crisis.

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Former Raiders share coaching reins  

Dave Howell and Lincoln Withers.

Jon Tuxworth   The NRL flavour within the Canberra Raiders Cup ranks will be boosted further next year with Lincoln Withers and David Howell set to start a joint player-coach role at Gungahlin Bulls. 

True blue Aussie Miller triumphs 

Jack Miller celebrates his win.

Mark Fogarty   Every time he pulls on his racing helmet, Jack Miller is reminded of where he comes from and what symbolises home.

Rossi wins MotoGP on Phillip Island

Valentino Rossi holds up his trophy.

Italian veteran Valentino Rossi has won the Australian MotoGP on Phillip Island with champion Marc Marquez crashing out late.

Jarryd Hayne invited to meet NFL chief

"I need to transform my body into an NFL player": Hayne.

Brad Walter 11:45 PM   Jarryd Hayne has been invited to meet NFL commissioner and offered help to find coaches and an American agent.

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Canberra Raiders

Former Raider Joe Picker retires content after playing part in Souths' premiership

The back rower played 110 games with the Raiders from 2007-13.

Jon Tuxworth 6:00 PM   He's just won an NRL premiership at South Sydney but Joe Picker has hung up the boots despite admitting he could have played on at the Rabbitohs next season.

Raiders' Hodgson wants to finish career in NRL

Raiders recruit Josh Hodgson.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Raiders recruit Josh Hodgson may be on the cusp of his first English jersey, but he hopes he doesn't play in his homeland again and wants to finish his career in the NRL. 

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ACT Brumbies

Brumbies lock in Larkham

Stephen Larkham will stay with Brumbies despite being linked to Wallabies job

Lee Gaskin 11:04 AM   The ACT Brumbies claim Stephen Larkham is adamant he will continue to coach the Super Rugby team next season, even if he gives Australian rugby ''a hand'' as part of Michael Cheika's coaching staff at the Wallabies.

Butlers not ready to finish stellar year

ACT Brumbies player Jarrad Butler during training at the AIS on Monday.

Chris Dutton   He started the year as an unknown rookie but Jarrad Butler is intent on finishing a spectacular debut season in Canberra with the National Rugby Championship title.

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Cricket

West Indies women cricketers not distracted by men's team pay row

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Lee Gaskin 10:58 AM   West Indies women's captain Merissa Aguilleira doesn't want the drama enveloping the men's team to affect her side's history-making tour of Australia.

Basketball

Tough road test awaits defending champion Bendigo

Abby Bishop says the Capitals have plenty to work on.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop has described her side's turnover issues as "unacceptable",  admitting it "has to change quick smart" after Saturday's scrappy WNBL loss to Sydney. 

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Comets score big in Sydney T20 competition

ACT Comets all-rounder Vele Dukoski made 56 from 38 balls in the Sydney Twenty20 competition on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin   ACT Comets players put themselves in the shop window for the Big Bash League with back to back wins in the Sydney Twenty20 competition.

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Soccer

Ognenovski under fire for alleged swipe

Sebastian Ryall and Sasa Ognenovski celebrate victory.

Dominic Bossi 6:15 PM   Sydney FC defender must enter a submission explaining his swipe at Wanderers midfielder before learning whether he will face any suspension.

Napoleon dynamite: Quote that fired up Sydney

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold during the round two A-League match.

Dominic Bossi 6:00 PM   "The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies" - Napoleon. 

Cricket

Calypso kings now all cash and bling, and a rabble

The glory days: Clive Lloyd hoists the Wold Cup in 1979.

Greg Baum 5:42 PM   The West Indies' abandonment of their tour of India is the sort of mess that only they could contrive.

Morgan proud to call Pietersen his mate

On the prowl: New Sydney Thunder recruit Eoin Morgan.

Daniel Lane 2:23 PM   Sydney Thunder's latest recruit Eoin Morgan said the strength of England's cricket team in the wake of Kevin Pietersen's damning autobiography would be measured by the way in which the team performed at next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Racing

Buffering and Lankan Rupee at good odds for Manikato Stakes

Chris Roots 5:49 PM   Buffering's trainer Robert Heathcote is scratching his head at how his old warrior and Lankan Rupee are not the favourites for the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Beshara has Happy Trails ready to go one better in Cox Plate

Paul Beshara with Happy Trails.

Chris Roots 5:08 PM   Happy Trails, a group-1 winner during the past two springs, has trainer Paul Beshara bullish as he looks to go one better in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

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.

The life and times of Jarryd Hayne

Jarryd Hayne has enjoyed an illustrious career since bursting onto the scene with Parramatta in 2006.

Jarryd Hayne's top five moments

As the NRL reels from the shock announcement of Jarryd Hayne's departure for the US, Chief Sports Writer Andrew Webster takes a look back at the player's incredible career.

Socceroos suffer shock Qatar defeat

A solitary goal from Khalfan Ibrahim was enough to condemn the Socceroos to their first ever defeat to Qatar.

Canberra United v Perth Glory

Scenes from the W-League match between Canberra United and Perth Glory.

National Rugby Championship: UC Vikings v NSW Country

Scenes from the clash between the UC Vikings and NSW Country.

Wallabies in 'an absolute mess'

2UE's Garry Linnell and John Stanley discuss the state of the Wallabies after the Kurtley Beale texting episode.

Australia win incredible cricket contest

Pakistan were coasting needing only two runs off the final over in Abu Dhabi, but found a way to lose,