I'm no diver: Rapana has scans for fractured cheek

Chris Wilson 4:55 PM   Canberra winger Jordan Rapana says he's not a diver, and the unlucky Raiders flyer has medical scans to prove it.

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Brumbies have moved on from slur

The Brumbies say there's no lingering tension ahead of their clash against the Waratahs.

Chris Dutton 10:00 PM   There's been homophobic slurs, broken windows, Wallabies battles and finals clashes, but the ACT Brumbies say they will avoid the hype of a tense Australian derby to ensure they don't lose sight of their Super Rugby goal.

Figures show Raiders deserve more TV games

Canberra's Josh Hodgson in action during a match watched on TV by more than 450,000 people in Sydney and Brisbane.

Lee Gaskin 10:03 PM   Here are the figures that show the Canberra Raiders deserve a greater share of games on free-to-air television.

Judd 'threatened' by Essendon fan

Chris Judd.

Matt Murnane 12:08 AM   Video footage has emerged of an Essendon fan threatening to harm Carlton star Chris Judd outside a restaurant in Lygon Street.

Mogg puts Wallabies aside to build confidence

Jesse Mogg hopes to put his hand up for Wallabies selection.

Chris Dutton 7:49 PM   He's the forgotten man in the Wallabies' World Cup plans, but Jesse Mogg hopes he can surge back into Test contention by impressing Australian and NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika on Friday night.

Soccer

Referee abandons soccer game after violence

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Lee Gaskin 6:22 PM   A Capital League game was called off after punches were allegedly thrown and players ran in from the bench to get involved.

Wighton embracing Country Origin selection

Raiders fullback Jack Wighton will make his third consecutive appearance for Country Origin.

Lee Gaskin 9:55 PM   Raiders fullback Jack Wighton has "found a home" in the No.1 jersey, but will continue learning from the game's elite custodians to reach his full potential.

Clarkson admits error but should apologise  

Alastair Clarkson

Caroline Wilson 11:34 PM   Comment: The AFL's failure to immediately take a position over Alastair Clarkson's physical altercation with a drunken lout on the weekend has compounded the strangely inappropriate response by the football industry to the ugly incident.

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Bishop turns down Caps to chase Europe deal

Abby Bishop with her niece Zala in June.

Chris Dutton   Abby Bishop will put her WNBL career on hold to chase lucrative deals in Europe for the next three seasons to take advantage of contracts worth almost double what she can earn in Australia.

Dugan loves something about 'Mary' 

Test debut: Josh Dugan on the attack against the Sydney Roosters on Anzac Day.

Phil Lutton 10:39 PM   The reinvention of Josh Dugan began under former Dragons coach Steve Price and has gone to new heights under Paul McGregor, with the Kangaroos debutant crediting the man known as 'Mary' for elevating his game to a new level.

Origin may be sold separately in new TV deal

Broadcast bucks:  NRL CEO Dave Smith is looking at options in selling the next league broacdast rights.

Chris Barrett 12:06 AM   NRL chief executive Dave Smith has given the first indication of his plans to seal a record broadcast deal, outlining how State of Origin and other assets may be offered separately to television networks in a bid to pump up the code's total return.

League HQ

Afternoon delight for Raiders and Brumbies

David Pocock and the ACT Brumbies want to play on Anzac Day again next season.

David Polkinghorne 5:06 PM   Canberra's premier sporting teams back ACT footy pass.

Rugby league is now a game for right-wingers

Roy Masters

Roy Masters 5:00 PM   Politicians are supporting AFL rather than NRL.

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Rebels confident Luke Jones will return this week

Luke Jones of the Rebels

Roy Ward 5:49 PM   Rebels and Wallabies lock Luke Jones is expected to play against Chiefs.

Israel Folau chases drought-breaking win in Canberra

Little joy in Canberra: Israel Folau during the Waratahs training at Moore Park Tuesday.

Georgina Robinson 5:45 PM   The last time the Waratahs beat the Brumbies in Canberra, Matt Giteau was still a Brumby and Israel Folau has just joined GWS Giants.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

Cricket

Guptill stars for Derbyshire with double-ton

Martin Guptill.

5:48 PM   New Zealand's Martin Guptill carried on where he left off at the World Cup by scoring a stunning maiden first-class double-century as Derbyshire took charge of their County Championship match away to Gloucestershire at Bristol on Monday.

Warner leads Hyderabad to IPL victory

David Warner.

9:59 AM   David Warner has belted his Australian teammate Mitchell Johnson on his way to scoring his fourth half-century of the Indian Premier League season, steering Sunrisers Hyderabad to victory over Kings XI Punjab.

AFL

Houli terror slur: John Burns 'sorry'

Ross Stevenson and John Burns

Marissa Calligeros and Jesse Hogan 7:58 AM   Melbourne radio host John Burns has apologised for calling Richmond footballer Bachar Houli a terrorist at the MCG last week, if he did, in fact, do so.

Suns lose Swallow, Malceski to injury

David Swallow will be sidelined for at least 8 weeks.

Claire Siracusa, Michael Gleeson 5:40 PM   In a blow for Gold Coast, club leaders David Swallow and Nick Malceski will be sidelined for weeks through injury.

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Soccer

'Pathetic' City ready to lift: Paartalu

Erik Paartalu at Melbourne City's portrait session on Tuesday.

4:39 PM   After a dirty fortnight on the road, Erik Paartalu hopes an intense training session has Melbourne City's fire burning again.

It's not just about wages, says union as it talks with FFA over new soccer deal

Talks are in progress between the FFA and players on a new CBA.

Michael Lynch 3:56 PM   Footballers of all shapes and sizes and in all codes are concerned mainly with one thing: the size of their wage packet. That's the common perception.

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ACT Sport

Afternoon delight for Raiders and Brumbies

David Pocock and the ACT Brumbies want to play on Anzac Day again next season.

David Polkinghorne 5:06 PM   Canberra's premier sporting teams back ACT footy pass.

Golden Oldies share tribute race

The Kevin Sweeney Career Tribute F&M benchmark 55 Handicap 1200m race at Queanbeyan Racecourse. 
John Kissick riding By Virtue celebrates the victory.

David Polkinghorne 9:59 PM   Golden Slipper winner Frank Cleary was just starting out as a trainer when Kevin Sweeney was an apprentice jockey, which made By Virtue's win in the Kevin Sweeney Career Tribute (1200 metres) all the more special.

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Horse Racing

Catterall set for surprise return to racing

Catterall had been with Racing Victoria for two years.

Patrick Bartley 5:46 PM   Just two months after he was dumped by Racing Victoria as one of the industry's key strategists, some major Melbourne race clubs have now recalled Andrew Catterall to assist in future programs for the sport

Avoid Lightning ready to get her group 1 on homecoming

Group 1 chance: Tim Clark wins aboard Avoid Lightning at Randwick last year.

Chris Roots 5:37 PM   Much loved mare Hot Danish has a lot in common with Avoid Lightning and jockey Tim Clark believes that can extend to being a group 1 winner on Saturday.

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Rampaging Raiders humble Rabbitohs in Cairns

South Sydney lost their third straight match, going down 30-22 to an impressive Canberra outfit in Cairns.

Raiders stun Rabbitohs in Cairns

The South Sydney Rabbitohs continued their slump with a narrow loss to the Raiders on Sunday afternoon.

GWS register biggest win

Gold Coast slumps to its fourth straight loss, while the Greater Western Sydney Giants register their biggest win.

GWS Giants vs Gold Coast Suns

GWS Giants take on the Gold Coast Suns at Manuka Oval in Canberra.

Soccer: FFA Centre of Excellence vs Gungahlin

FFA Centre of Excellence take on Gungahlin at the AIS in Bruce.

Ice Hockey: Canberra Brave vs Sydney Bears

Canberra Brave tale on the Sydney Bears in the first round of the Australian Ice Hockey League championship at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

Brumbies vs Highlanders 

The ACT Brumbies take on the Highlanders at GIO Stadium in Bruce, Canberra.

Sport helps Anzac spirit live on

Matthew Narracott is proof of the power of Anzac Day combining with sport commercial opportunity.

Shinn gives field the bum steer

Blake Shinn tried his pants off on on Miss Royale. Literally.

Wests Tigers robbed of crucial sixth tackle 

It is the mistake that could have cost them the game.