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
Taylor.

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

Ryan hopes to put Brumbies on collision course with title

Ryan believes some added physicality will help to give the Brumbies the slight lift they need to win their first title since 2004 and give him provide the final piece missing from his playing and coaching careers. to date.

David Polkinghorne 9:13 PM   Wants to instill a hard, uncompromising edge to Brumbies.

Francophile Mowen is still backing Wallabies

Ben Mowen, on the 2013 Spring Tour with the Wallabies.

Chris Dutton 7:00 PM   Former Wallabies captain Ben Mowen is adamant Australia can be a World Cup contender, insisting the team’s “wealth of leadership experience” will strengthen its bid to lift the trophy.

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League HQ

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.

Plans afoot for second Kiwi NRL team

Flying high: New Zealand rugby league is in a strong position after successes on multiple fronts.

Brad Walter 11:45 PM   Just a week after the Kiwis triumph over Australia in the Four Nations final, a bid for a second New Zealand NRL team based in Wellington has been officially launched 

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Football

Raheem Sterling makes an impression at Liverpool

Raheem Sterling

Chris Bascombe 12:49 AM   Walk into Liverpool's academy and you are confronted with a row of shirts acknowledging the club's most famous graduates. Those of Steven Gerrard, Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman, Michael Owen and Jamie Carragher now hang alongside that of the latest teenager carrying the hopes of club and country, Raheem Sterling.

Melbourne City's fear factor keeping them down

'We are in a phase now that the errors we make we are constantly getting punished': John Van't Schip.

Michael Lynch 11:20 PM   Melbourne City coach John Van't Schip believes his side are playing with too much fear.

Cricket

Icing the way through the pain

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Ryan Harris 12:05 AM   I'm on the couch icing my knee, remembering what it feels like to be sore all over again..

Ducks and drakes surround Clarke's quest

Michael Clarke's one day shirt.

Chloe Saltau 11:55 PM   Michael Clarke's ambitious quest to be fit for the first Test against India resulted in an elaborate game of ducks and drakes unfolding in Sydney grade cricket on Saturday.

Racing

Pre-race drama no barrier for Clarry Conners' filly as rivals all at Sea

Sea you later: Sam Clipperton pilots Aegean Sea to victory at Randwick on Saturday.

Adam Pengilly 11:13 PM   Tye Angland was left with a broken saddle, Jason Collett carrying an ice bag around more than a whip and trainer John O'Shea fuming with the withdrawal of the favourite.

Inner track on the outer with Murrihy, jockeys

"Not up to standard": James McDonald rides Skarsgard during Saturday's racing at Royal Randwick.

Adam Pengilly 11:13 PM   The final two meetings on the Kensington track before it undergoes a desperately needed overhaul are in danger of being moved to other Sydney venues after Randwick's inner surface was again labelled "not up to standard".

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