Kyrgios' surprising new partnership

Jon Tuxworth 6:19 PM   Canberra tennis star has signed as an ambassador for Malaysia Airlines.

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A-League trio set to be named for Socceroos

Terry Antonis, Tomy Juric

Dominic Bossi 9:12 PM   Australian coach Ange Postecoglou has shown his faith in the A-League by selecting three of the competition's brightest talents in the final 23-man squad for the Asian Cup.

Man evicted for illegal betting

Venue: Rajiv Mulchandani was evicted from ANZ Stadium during the Sydney Thunder-Brisbane Heat match on Sunday.

Chris Barrett 10:00 PM   A British citizen is again on the radar of cricket officials as the World Cup approaches after being evicted from Big Bash League matches at the SCG and ANZ Stadium over the past four days for illegal betting.

ABL strikes out Cavalry win

The problems started when Cavalry right-fielder Adam Silva was hit by a pitch.

David Polkinghorne 6:04 PM   Australian Baseball League penalises Asia Series champions for import rule breach.

Three Canberra players in Matildas squad

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David Polkinghorne 7:37 PM   Canberra United striker Ashleigh Sykes' ultimate goal is play at next year's World Cup with her twin sister Nicole Begg and Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has opened the door for that to happen.

Dugan set to switch  

Josh Dugan

Michael Carayannis 8:00 PM   Paul McGregor is considering switching Josh Dugan between centre and fullback during matches while the St George Illawarra coach has also removed the shackles on halves Benji Marshall and Gareth Widdop in a bid to spark the Dragons attack.

Joe Burns loves a testing challenge

Feeling the pain: Joe Burns is whacked in the chest in the game against Sydney Thunder.

Daniel Lane 8:00 PM   Queensland cricket coach Stuart Law provided an insight into the "challenges" that drive Joe Burns when he revealed the man expected to become Australia's 441st Test player rejected an extension to his contract in order to put pressure on himself to score runs.

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Soccer

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic says W-League grand final will help find new broadcaster

Canberra United celebrates its W-League championship after beating Perth Glory 3-1 in the grand final on Sunday.

David Polkinghorne 6:55 PM   Matildas coach Alen Stajcic thinks the momentum created by the W-League grand final will help the Football Federation Australia find a new broadcaster for next season.

Canberra Syke out Perth to claim W-League title

Canberra United captain Nicole Begg kisses the W-League trophy.

Lee Gaskin   Canberra United has claimed the club's second W-League championship with a 3-1 victory against minor premiers Perth Glory in the grand final at nib Stadium on Sunday.

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Rugby Heaven

SBW: Sport-hopping to stay

Suited and booted: Sonny Bill Williams in Sydney on Friday.

Darren Walton   He accepts the NRL may not like it, but Sonny Bill Williams says players switching codes and dabbling in boxing are realities of modern-day sport that make football careers even more enticing.

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Vaea targets Brumbies comeback

Ita Vaea, back training with the Brumbies after a life-threatening heart condition.

Chris Dutton   Ita Vaea has abandoned plans for a French comeback to have one last crack at reviving his Super Rugby career, declaring he wants to repay the ACT Brumbies after overcoming a life-threatening heart condition.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

League HQ

SBW: Sport-hopping to stay

Suited and booted: Sonny Bill Williams in Sydney on Friday.

Darren Walton   He accepts the NRL may not like it, but Sonny Bill Williams says players switching codes and dabbling in boxing are realities of modern-day sport that make football careers even more enticing.

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No green to be seen as Fergo and Waerea-Hargreaves train with the Roosters in Canberra

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves meets Roosters fans in Canberra on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Raiders fans could be forgiven for thinking all their Christmases had come at once when they hear Blake Ferguson and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves are training in the capital.

CANBERRA RAIDERS NEWS

Football

Only three W-League champions in Matildas squad

Only three of the victorious Canberra United side have been selected in the preliminary Matildas squad.

11:39 PM   Only three players from newly-crowned W-League champions Canberra United have been included in Australia's preliminary 32-strong training squad for next year's Women's World Cup.

A-League trio set to be named in Socceroos' Asian Cup squad

Terry Antonis, Tomy Juric

Dominic Bossi 9:12 PM   Australian coach Ange Postecoglou has shown his faith in the A-League by selecting three of the competition's brightest talents in the final 23-man squad for the Asian Cup.

Cricket

Strikers sneak home against Scorchers

Jason Behrendorff of the Scorchers celebrates after taking the wicket of Kieron Pollard of the Strikers.

Brad Elborough 11:08 PM   Tail-ender Adam Zampa held his nerve in the final over to guide the Adelaide Strikers to a thrilling one-wicket T20 Big Bash victory over the Perth Scorchers with two balls to spare at the WACA Ground on Monday night.

Wessels jnr back in Australia for BBL debut

Riki Wessels is set for his Big Bash debut.

7:39 PM   Riki Wessels will be aiming to make an impression in Australia more than 30 years after his South Africa-born father pulled on a baggy green for the first time.

Racing

Headwater to launch at Moonee Valley

Plans well advanced: Racing NSW is working on equine biological passports.

8:24 PM   A sibling to one of Australia‚Äôs most expensive yearlings has been nominated to make his debut at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

The Tabcorp v TVN stoush explained

Patrick Bartley

Patrick Bartley 4:42 PM   While the sheer mention of the Tabcorp-TVN dispute has the potential to glaze over the eyes of even the most interested of racegoers, the unrest caused by the breakdown of negotiations could have far wider ramifications than just having race meetings broadcast live or not.

Canberra United Take W-League Title

A thrilling W-League Grand Finals sees Canberra United defeat Perth Glory at their home ground 3-0.

ACT Cricket: Douglas Cup

Tuggeranong Valley clash with Ginninderra in the Douglas Cup at Chisholm Oval.

ACT Meteors v Queensland Fire

ACT Meteors take out Queensland Fire at Manuka Oval.

Ouch! The painful sporting moments of 2014

The moments which left sportspeople in pain and spectators wincing.

Regional Twenty20 Final at Manuka Oval

The North Canberra Gungahlin Eagles take on the Queanbeyan Blue Bags in the The Konica Cup Regional Twenty20 final at Manuka Oval.

Canberra Capitals vs Townsville Fire

The Canberra Capitals take on the Townsville Fire at AIS Arena in Bruce in the WNBL.

Canberra Cavalry vs Melbourne Aces

Canberra Cavalry take on Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark in the ABL.

Geoff Lawson praises Sean Abbott

Blues bowling coach Geoff Lawson opens up about the Phillip Hughes tragedy and how state and national team players have coped.

A global snapshot of sport - December 10

A look at the best in sports photos from around the world.

W-League: Canberra United vs Perth Glory

Canberra United take on Perth Glory at Viking Park, Erindale.