Outstanding Kyrgios wins Newcombe Medal

Linda Pearce 12:55 AM   Nick Kyrgios does not yet own a tour-level title, but won the most talked-about match of the Australian tennis year amid great global acclaim, and thus the 2014 Newcombe Medal.

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ABC cuts to women's sport 'shameful' 

Lauren Jackson

Jon Tuxworth and David Polkinghorne 5:48 PM   Australian Opals star Lauren Jackson has describer teh ABC's move to axe coverage of the WNBL and W-League as a "very dark day for women's sport".

Sio's focus on Brumbies' trials

Scott Sio at Brumbies training.

David Polkinghorne 7:03 PM   ACT Brumbies prop Scott Sio's focus isn't on next year's Rugby World Cup, it's not even  on the Queensland Reds at Canberra Stadium in the opening round of Super Rugby.


Zelic piles pressure on Japan

Ned Zelic returned to Erindale College on Monday for the sport stars of the year awards. Isaac Dean, Georgia Bass and the college's rugby league team took out the top gongs.

David Polkinghorne 6:08 PM   Says underdog status helps Socceroos' Asian Cup chances.


Carters scores half century against India

Ryan Carters played a lone hand for the Cricket Australia XI against India in Adelaide, scoring 58 in the host's score of 219.

Jon Tuxworth 6:07 PM   Canberra's Ryan Carters saved the Cricket Australia XI from a complete rout on the opening day of a two-day clash with India.

Herbert wins longest drive ... to Sydney

Successful drive: Lucas Herbert has qualified for the Australian Open.

Michael Chammas 11:55 PM   A double bogey on the final hole of the Australian Masters on Sunday cost amateur Lucas Herbert direct qualification into the Australian Open, but an 11-hour drive reignited his dream.

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Hamilton deserves his place among legends

Formula one king: Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his Mercedes team.

Oliver Brown 9:22 PM   Lewis Hamilton's achievement in winning Formula One titles with different teams has proved his greatness.

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Australian Football

Austin hoping training with Ainslie is step to AFL

Logan Austin is training with Ainslie to boost his AFL Draft bid.

David Polkinghorne   And a Tricolours midfielder shapes as draft bolter.


Higgs-inspired Queanbeyan keep Twenty20 finals hopes alive


Queanbeyan kept its Konica Minolta Cup Twenty20 semi-final hopes alive on Sunday.


Rugby Heaven

Kiwi Waldrom lines up Wallabies

Another chance: England have recalled Kiwi No 8 Thomas Waldrom for their final test of the year against Australia at Twickenham.

Duncan Johnstone 7:36 AM   England have recalled NZ No 8 Thomas Waldrom for their final test of the year against Australia.

Wallabies hit all-time low

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

7:32 AM   World rugby rankings are out and the ABs are on top, while Australia slump under their new coach.


League HQ

Gorman is the new CEO of the Cronulla Sharks

Lyall Gorman, pictured with FFA chairman Frank Lowy in 2012, is the new CEO of the Sharks.

12:13 PM   The Cronulla Sharks have appointed experienced football administrator Lyall Gorman to be the club's new CEO.

A 'reverse Hayne' for Catalan Dragons

Code breaker: Former American football player Brent Calloway, left, will have a week-long trial with the Perpignan-based Super League outfit.

8:49 AM   As Jarryd Hayne continues on his path to the NFL, the Catalans Dragons have nabbed someone going the other way.



Clyne rescues point for Saints

PANTOMIME VILLAIN: Southampton’s Nathaniel Clyne celebrates his late equaliser at Aston Villa.

11:41 AM   Nathaniel Clyne’s late equaliser earned high-flying Southampton a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa.

Genoa spurn chance for third in Serie A

9:51 AM   High-flying Genoa spurned the chance to move up to third place in Italian football's Serie A after being held to a 1-1 draw by visitors Palermo.


South Africa better than Aussies: de Villiers

AB de Villiers says South Africa will be the team to beat at the World Cup.

12:27 PM   South Africa were beaten 4-1 in the recent one-day series against Australia, but captain AB de Villiers says his side still deserves to be favourite for the World Cup.

Michael Clarke not yet out of first Test, but on a collision course with Cricket Australia

In doubt: Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau 10:23 AM   Michael Clarke is on a dangerous collision course with Cricket Australia and is expected to be ruled out of the first Test later today.

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Racing Results for Monday, November 24

11:48 PM   Racing Results for Monday, November 24

Sydney on the cards for international duo

Red Cadeaux, far left, could return to Australia for The Championships at Randwick next autumn.

By Craig Brennan 5:00 PM   Red Cadeaux and Farraaj have flown out of Melbourne bound for Hong Kong with a return to Australia on the cards early next year.

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.

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.