Off-contract Soliola keen to stay at Raiders

Jon Tuxworth 9:48 PM   Off-contract Canberra veteran Sia Soliola¬†wants to play on at the club next year.

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Cameron Smith stars in World side's win

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13: Cameron Smith of the World All Stars passes the ball during the NRL match between the ...

Phil Lutton 10:26 PM   The more things change - bunker systems, new rules - the more they stay the same as Cameron Smith calmly guided the World All Stars team to victory at Suncorp Stadium.

Souths win lacklustre Charity Shield clash

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13:  The Rabbitohs team celebrate with the Charity Shield after victory during the NRL ...

Michael Carayannis 9:15 PM   At least both teams finished unscathed and there were no competition points on the line.

Hopoate injured in trial loss against Panthers

Big unit: Sam Kasiano looks to offload in a tackle.

Michael Chammas 9:14 PM   Canterbury's woes were compounded wih new recruit Will Hopoate succumbing to a knee injury in a trial on Saturday night.

Fornaroli's magic lights up derby

Bruno Fornaroli of the City competes for the ball with Guilherme Finkler of the Victory.

Michael Lynch 9:58 PM   Some games are so compelling, so captivating and so intense that its physically exhausting to watch them, never mind play in them. 

Janjetovic howler costs Sky Blues 

More frustration: Sydney FC's Seb Ryall reacts after a missed opportunity.

Sebastian Hassett 9:11 PM   A lovely day at Allianz Stadium, both Alex Brosque and David Carney back in the starting line up and a bottom-four opponent. What could possibly go wrong?

Is Leicester sport's greatest story?

Vardy party: Jamie Vardy celebrates a goal against Chelsea in December.

Paul Hayward 2:30 AM   From facing relegation to an improbable title bid, the club has given others reason to hope.

'Sir' Voges passes Bradman in NZ

Adam Voges

Andrew Wu 9:41 PM   This time last year Adam Voges appeared destined never to wear the baggy green. On Saturday night he had a Test average over 100, higher than the greatest of them all - Sir Donald Bradman.

Lehmann helped me relax: Khawaja

Australia?s Usman Khawaja celebrates his century against New Zealand on the second day of the first International ...

Andrew Wu 7:25 PM   Usman Khawaja has credited coach Darren Lehmann for giving him the belief to blossom from the player insecure about his place in the team into the bona fide Test star he is today.

Weston Creek on top of Eastlake

Weston Creek batter Harry Medhurst hits a six on his way to a quickfire century against Eastlake.

Jon Tuxworth 8:26 PM   Weston Creek Molonglo's¬†batsmen sent a clear message they're not willing to give up a top two spot.

Capitals out to play finals spoilers

DeNesha Stallworth will be available for Canberra's clash with South-East Qld on Sunday after she was forced to sit out ...

Jon Tuxworth 7:03 PM   The Canberra Capitals are relishing the chance to play the ''spoiler'' over the final rounds of the WNBL.

Cricket

Pink ball back for Shield round

Pink balls old and new: New (right) has black stitching instead of green and white (left)

10:51 PM   The most talked about 156-gram object of the summer is back, but this time the pink ball has had a facelift.

'Sir' Voges passes Bradman, breaks Tendulkar's record

Adam Voges

Andrew Wu 9:41 PM   This time last year Adam Voges appeared destined never to wear the baggy green. On Saturday night he had a Test average over 100, higher than the greatest of them all - Sir Donald Bradman.

Soccer

Slick Chelsea demolish Newcastle

Happy days: Pedro celebrates scoring his side's second goal.

6:38 AM   Champions Chelsea's most convincing display of the season extended their unbeaten run under Guus Hiddink to 12 games and left Newcastle United in the Premier League relegation zone

Gloom returns for Man Utd, Norwich

Under pressure: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.

6:30 AM   Manchester United's top-four hopes suffered another setback as goalkeeper David De Gea's own goal cost them a 2-1 defeat at Premier League strugglers Sunderland on Saturday.

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League HQ

Cameron Smith warns shot clock laws may slow down, not speed up, rugby league

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13:  Cameron Smith of the World All Stars holds the Arthur Beetson trophy after the NRL ...

Phil Lutton 1:15 AM   Laws giving players a set time to pack scrums were intended to speed up the game. On Saturday night, it had the opposite effect.

Pritchard is keen to help Hull out of doldrums

"I've definitely come here with a job in mind to help the club move forward": Frank Pritchard

Ian Laybourn 10:17 PM   Former New Zealand international Frank Pritchard is a man on a mission as he seeks to make his mark in Super League.

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Rugby Heaven

Ireland battered and bruised by France

Ireland's Andrew Trimble, center is tackled by France's Maxime Mermoz, left, and Wenceslas Lauret.

7:01 AM   Ireland were left battered and bruised after losing 10-9 to France in the Six Nations on Saturday, their first defeat by Les Bleus for five years.

Wales find spark to subdue Scotland

Jamie Roberts is congratulated by teammate Taulupe Faletau  after scoring his team's second try.

7:01 AM   Wales extended Scotland's losing Six Nations championship run to nine matches with second-half tries from Jamie Roberts and George North securing a 27-23 victory on Saturday.

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AFL

Ablett ruled out of NAB Challenge opener

Gary Ablett: Injury concerns.

Jon Pierik 6:39 PM   Gary Ablett has been ruled out of the Gold Coast Suns' opening NAB Challenge clash, having withdrawn from Saturday's intra-club match at Carrara because of a foot injury.

ASADA chief ready to front full inquiry

ASADA chief executive Ben McDevitt.

Jon Pierik 6:42 PM   The head of Australia's anti-doping authority says he would ready to appear before a Senate inquiry into the handling of the Essendon supplements saga - should one be called.

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ACT Sport

Jackson deserves to leave on her terms

Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton   Saturday Serve: Lauren Jackson deserves a chance to go out on her terms.

LJ wants post-career quality of life for her future children

Lauren Jackson accepts a farewell gift on Friday night.

Chris Dutton   Basketball champion Lauren Jackson has spoken of her desire to be able to play one-on-one with her future children.

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Horse Racing

Mahuta makes it six on the spin and heads for the Guineas

Brad Rawiller guides Mahuta to victory in the Autumn Stakes.

Michael Lynch 11:46 PM   Darren Weir's tough as teak galloper Mahuta booked himself a place in the Australian Guineas field when he made it six wins on the spin in the Group 2 Hyland colours Autumn Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Price tightens grip on Diamond

Impressive display: Damien Oliver gets the best out of Flying Artie in the Blue Diamond Prelude at Caulfield on Saturday.

Michael Lynch 11:03 PM   It's not so much the horns of a dilemma but more an Extreme Choice for champion jockey Damien Oliver.

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ACT cricket: Weston Creek v Eastlake

Weston Creek Molonglo and Eastlake face off at Stirling Oval.

Referee doesn't award clear match-winner

Gui Finkler's free kick went over the goal line but was disallowed.

Goalkeeper blunder costs Sky Blues

Vedran Janjetovic had a night to forget as Perth won 2-1.

Brisbane Roar share points with Newcastle 

But the Roar stay one point clear on top of the A-League ladder.

Capitals win first game of season

It's been the season from hell but it won't end winless for the Caps.

Voges spared after wrong call

An incorrect no-ball ruling spares Adam Voges in New Zealand.

Wanderers coach on fan behaviour

Tony Popovic speaks about recent fan behaviour.

Essendon to sign two 'top-up' players

John Worsfold pleased with  attitude of the "top-up" players.

Wanderers fined, warned on points

Wanderers fans need to behave or their club will lose points.

Clarke gets back to cricket - in Sydney

Clarke to play for Wests against Randwick Petersham next week.