Cricket's saddest day as Hughes mourned

Greg Baum 10:44 PM   RIP Phillip Hughes. Those have to be the saddest words ever written in the name of cricket. This has to be cricket's saddest day.

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Clarke is hurting as much as anyone

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Andrew Webster 12:13 AM   For the best part of two days, Michael Clarke has sat at the bedside of Phillip Hughes and held his hand.

Outpouring of support for Abbott

NSW fast bowler Sean Abbott.

Adrian Proszenko 10:21 PM   The cricket community has rallied to support the other person in the Phillip Hughes tragedy, with social media flooded with well-wishers for fast bowler Sean Abbott.

Test return was a matter of when, not if

Great talent: Phillip Hughes celebrates after scoring his second Test century at Durban in 2009.

Jesse Hogan 4:36 PM   Cricket is but a minor issue when compared to the loss felt by Phillip Hughes' family, teammates and friends.

Best mates' AFL dreams come true

Logan Austin was picked up by Port Adelaide in the AFL draft.

David Polkinghorne 10:04 PM   Canberra pair Jack Steele and Logan Austin have ended the ACT's five-year AFL draft drought.

Larkham open to Wallabies role at World Cup

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham.

Chris Wilson 6:22 PM   ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says he's "open" to playing a role for the Australian Wallabies.

Baseball

Cavalry's Atherton just wants to have fun

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David Polkinghorne 9:59 PM   Brian Grening found some form on the mound as Canberra's ABL resurgence continued on Thursday night.

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Soccer

Canberra teen kicking goals with West Ham

Daramalan College student Alexandru Uricaru will leave on a two-week tour of Britain with the West Ham United International Soccer Academy.

Lee Gaskin 10:03 PM   Canberra teenager Alexandru Uricaru will train with the West Ham United International Soccer Academy.

Basketball

Capitals primed for Lightning to strike twice

Carley Mijovic and Alex Bunton will take on their former teammates on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin 10:01 PM   The Capitals expect ex-players Alex Bunton and Carley Mijovic to fire up against them on Saturday,

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Rugby Heaven

Slow on paperwork, but Brumbies recruit sets sizzling pace

Lift-off: Lausii Taliauli is delighted to have been given a chance at a career with the Brumbies.

Chris Wilson 7:04 PM   He was slow with his citizenship paperwork, so Lausii Taliauli is now the fastest ACT Brumby.

Horne recalled to Wallabies wing

Rob Horne scoring the match-winning try for the Wallabies over South Africa.

Chris Dutton 3:00 PM   The Wallabies will persist with an experimentation plan to remove any guess work from their World Cup bid next year, with Rob Horne getting his opportunity to shine against England.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

League HQ

Sydney clubs quitting NRL would do Dave Smith a favour

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Steve Mascord 12:21 PM   If a group of recalcitrant Sydney clubs was to refuse to sign NRL franchise agreements next year, they'd be doing the League Central administration a favour.

Newcastle Knights rookie Joseph Tapine charged with assault

Charged: Knights rookie Joseph Tapine.

Sam Rigney, Robert Dillon and Brett Keeble 12:44 AM   The Newcastle Knights are facing another assault scandal after rookie forward Joseph Tapine was charged over an incident that left a man with a broken jaw.

CANBERRA RAIDERS NEWS

Football

Sydney's not sky blue, it's red and black

Iacopo La Rocca.

Iacopo La Rocca 10:39 PM   Sydney will be red and black, not sky blue this Saturday, writes Wanderers' Iacopo La Rocca.

This weekend's A-League games

Michael Lynch 6:24 PM   MELBOURNE VICTORY v ADELAIDE UNITED

Cricket

Clarke is hurting as much as anyone

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Andrew Webster 12:13 AM   For the best part of two days, Michael Clarke has sat at the bedside of Phillip Hughes and held his hand.

Teammates and sporting greats recall 'loveable' man

"Devastated": Cricket Australia's James Sutherland.

Andrew Wu 12:12 AM   Phillip Hughes was remembered as a wonderful young man and much-loved friend, teammate, son and brother who was robbed of the chance to achieve his potential in the game.

Racing

Bart Cummings admitted to hospital

Legend of the sport: Trainer Bart Cummings.

Chris Roots 10:37 PM   Legendary trainer Bart Cummings was admitted to a Sydney hospital with a chest infection on Thursday.

Stokes sees Valley as right choice for sprinter

Generic horses running on a race track

10:29 PM   Adelaide trainer Phillip Stokes has given punters a strong lead by electing to run Eclair Choice at Moonee Valley.

Tributes roll in for Phillip Hughes

Tributes from prime ministers past and present, team mates, cricket legends for Phillip Hughes.

Hughes family: 'We are devastated'

Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke reads a statement on behalf of the Hughes family.

Phillip Hughes' life in pictures

A look back at the short but remarkable life of Phillip Hughes.

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.