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 11:24 AM   Here are the figures that show the Canberra Raiders deserve a greater share of games on free-to-air television.

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Judd 'threatened' by Essendon fan

Chris Judd.

Matt Murnane 10:27 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   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   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

Slater makes hardest call as GI goes to No.1

He's No.1: Greg Inglis will take over at fullback for the injured BIlly Slater.

Phil Lutton 8:25 PM   Billy Slater was doing his best to remain upbeat as he left a training field in Brisbane but could barely hide his disappointment as he handed Greg Inglis his number one jersey ahead of Friday night's Anzac Test at Suncorp Stadium.

Manly re-sign trio of young guns

Jake Trbojevic of the Sea Eagles.

James MacSmith 8:23 PM   Manly announced the re-signing of three of the club's most promising juniors on Tuesday.

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Rugby Heaven

Richie McCaw ruled out of Crusaders next match

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8:10 PM   All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw will miss the Crusaders' clash with Super Rugby leaders the Hurricanes on Saturday after being knocked out in the win over the Blues.

State of Origin still No. 1: Folau

Israel Folau says the Waratahs have to lift against the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton 6:48 PM   It's the biggest rivalry in Australian rugby with Wallabies battles, lingering tension from homophobic slurs and 20 years of hatred, but Israel Folau says the NSW Waratahs-ACT Brumbies derby doesn't come close to a State of Origin cauldron.

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Cricket

Guptill stars for Derbyshire with double-ton

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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

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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

Saints another step closer to Moorabbin

A move back to Moorabbin is getting closer for St Kilda

Caroline Wilson 8:57 PM   St Kilda's baffling decision to shun Moorabbin in favour of a new base in Seaford has almost turned full circle following Monday night's move by the City of Kingston to pledge $5 million for the redevelopment of the Saints' former home.

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Key Magpie yet to finalise new contract

Jamie Elliott.

Jon Pierik 8:30 PM   Collingwood small forward Jamie Elliott has switched management companies, as he works through the final details of his contract negotiations with the Magpies.

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Soccer

'Pathetic' City ready to lift: Paartalu

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

6:35 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 negotiates soccer deal

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

Michael Lynch 6:33 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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Horse Racing

Catterall set for surprise return to racing

Catterall had been with Racing Victoria for two years.

Patrick Bartley 6:41 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

Trainer Brendan McCarthy to face stewards

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Patrick Bartley 6:25 PM   Caulfield trainer Brendan McCarthy is to go before the Racing Appeals and Discipline Board after being charged with illegally treating Zedi Knight earlier this month.

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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.