Goodes idolised by ACT's indigenous youth

David Polkinghorne   Tuggeranong stalwart Gerrit Wanganeen hopes the turmoil surrounding Adam Goodes doesn't stop young indigenous footballers from standing up to racism in the future.

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Australia on brink of crushing defeat

Opener David Warner stroked the equal fastest fifty for an Australian in Ashes history, from 35 balls, before departing for 77, caught by Adam Lyth off the bowling of James Anderson.

Chris Barrett 6:59 AM   There will be ramifications for individual careers after Australia crumbled for the second time in 24 hours to narrowly avoid losing inside two days.

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Goodes' pain could be Australia's gain

Nicky Winmar at the launch of the AFL Indigenous Round in 2013. In the background is the famous picture of him taking a stand against racism.

David Sygall 10:41 PM   Long after the justifications for the taunts he has endured have been forgotten, Adam Goodes will be recognised as an athlete who knocked the nation out of its comfort zone of ignorance.

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Swans to honour Goodes against Crows

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Sydney Swans coach John Longmire during the press conference regarding Adam Goodes playing future. 30th July 2015
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Andrew Wu 10:50 PM   Sydney are formulating a low key but powerful show of game day solidarity for Adam Goodes as doubts continued to swirl over the dual Brownlow Medallist's playing future.

Raiders become road warriors

Raiders forwards Paul Vaughan and Sia Soliola celebrate last Sunday's 34-24 win in Penrith. The Raiders have the third-best away record in the NRL this season.

Lee Gaskin   The Canberra Raiders are using the third-best away record in the NRL on their way to a late push to the finals.

Carter still in World Cup frame

Wallabies and Brumbies lock Sam Carter is aiming to make a late bid for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Lee Gaskin   The World Cup dream for Wallabies and Brumbies lock Sam Carter is well and truly alive.

Hooper free to play All Blacks

Sidelined: Michael Hooper.

Phil Lutton 12:54 AM   The bad news: Michael Hooper misses a game for Manly. The good news: He can play the All Blacks.

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Kickboxing nurse hands out punishment

Canberra fighters Sandra Brew and Lee Fook will represent Australia at the International Federation of Muay Thai  Amateurs World Cup in Bangkok in August.

Lee Gaskin 10:31 PM   Canberra duo Lee Fook and Sandra Brew to represent Australia at the International Federation of Muaythai Amateurs World Cup in Bangkok in August.

Dale's country premiership chances on ice

Canberra trainer Matthew Dale.

David Polkinghorne   Canberra trainer Matthew Dale could finish second in the NSW country trainers' premiership behind a banned trainer.

Cashed up capital racing includes $2m facelift

Celebrations as Rom Baro wins the fifth race of the day.

David Polkinghorne   Canberra Racing will inject more than $250,000 of "Capital Cash" to boost races at Thoroughbred Park.

League HQ

Roosters break Canterbury hearts with last-ditch NRL win

Super hero: Michael Jennings was the match-winner for the Roosters against Canterbury.

David Sygall 9:48 PM   Canterbury's season hangs by a thread after they fell at the last hurdle in an unforgettable clash with the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium on Friday night.

Tigers beat Storm 34-16 in one of the upsets of the season

Boilover: Tigers pivot Mitchell Moses runs the ball against the Melbourne Storm at Leichhardt Oval.

Tom Decent 9:41 PM   A fired up Wests Tigers team hellbent on proving why they do not deserve the wooden spoon have snapped a five game losing streak with an 18-point win over a shell-shocked Melbourne Storm side in one of the biggest upsets of the season.

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Rugby Heaven

Wallabies great Michael Lynagh backs Matt Giteau

Matt Giteau.

David Polkinghorne 9:35 PM   Michael Lynagh says Matt Giteau is the Wallabies' best playmaking option.

SANZAR appeals ban handed to Hooper

Sidelined: Michael Hooper.

Russell Jackson 7:14 PM   SANZAR has taken the unusual step of appealing Michael Hooper's one-week suspension, putting the Wallabies flanker at risk of missing the Bledisloe Cup opener.

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Cricket

Live: England v Australia, third Test, day three

Australia's last recognised batsman, Peter Nevill, departed for a stoic 59 early on day three of the third Ashes Test at Edbgaston, providing Steve Finn with his sixth wicket.

Jesse Hogan 9:23 PM   Can Peter Nevill and the Australian tail cause England any heartache?

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Anderson injury leaves England selectors with conundrum

Jimmy Anderson leaves the ground during day two of the 3rd Test.

Jesse Hogan 7:43 PM   England face a conundrum on who to select in place of Jimmy Anderson next week after the swing bowler was ruled out due to a side strain for next week's Ashes match at his best Test ground: Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

AFL

Star Docker Fyfe sidelined by groin injury

Brownlow balancing act: Nat Fyfe.

Brad Elborough 4:21 PM   While Fremantle hopes star midfielder Nat Fyfe will miss just one game, there are no guarantees that he won't be sidelined with his groin injury for longer.

Lang aims to make his own AFL mark

Making his mark: Darcy Lang of the Cats.

9:27 PM   Darcy Lang looks at the Geelong veterans, listens to their tales and craves what they've achieved in the AFL.

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Soccer

Canberra in running for Socceroos World Cup match

Canberra-raised Socceroo Tom Rogic.

Jon Tuxworth 8:47 PM   Canberra has emerged as the frontrunner to host the Socceroos' World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan.

EPL 2015-16 preview: All you need to know

English Premier League 2015-16.

Sebastian Hassett 12:52 PM   Who's in, who's out, who's going to finish where and what are the odds for all 20 teams lining up for the 2015-16 English Premier League season.

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ACT Sport

Canberra trainers premiership goes down to the wire

Trainer Keith Dryden.

David Polkinghorne 7:48 PM   It took until Canberra's very last race of the season to decide the trainers' premiership on Friday.

Tigers chasing back to back titles despite points deduction

Cooma Tigers FC striker Goran Josifovski says the club is using its points deduction as motivation.

Lee Gaskin 5:05 PM   Cooma Tigers are using their points deduction for playing too many visa players as motivation to defend their title.

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Horse Racing

Clerk of the course works on after spectacular fall

Chris Roots dinkus Dinkus

Chris Roots 8:42 PM   They make them tough down in the Riverina. Chris Wilson, the clerk of the course at Wagga trots, and his horse have continued to work after being fortunate to escape serious injury when the mobile clattered into the fence in the back straight on Friday.

Canberra trainers premiership goes down to the wire

Trainer Keith Dryden.

David Polkinghorne 7:48 PM   It took until Canberra's very last race of the season to decide the trainers' premiership on Friday.

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Ashes: Voges' no-look catch stumps Cook

Adam Voges provides a rare highlight for Australia.

Goodes' Australian of Year award speech

Adam Goodes' Australian of the Year" speech from January 2014.

Tigers support Goodes in Dreamtime jersey

The Tigers will wear their Dreamtime jersey on Friday night.

Jetta: 'Fans need to show more respect'

Lewis Jetta, Adam Goodes speak on war dance goal celebration.

Cambage dropped after dodging training

The Basketball star opted to go to music festival Splendour.

Le Tour wraps up on a 'wild and wacky' day

Highlights from the final stage of the Tour de France.

Papalii reported after knocking out Plum

Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii is put on report.

NRL: Canberra v Penrith Panthers

The Raiders secured a vital 34-24 win against the Panthers.

John I Dent Cup: Royals v Wests

Royals and Wests clash at Viking Park in the minor semi-final.

Canberra AFL: Gungahlin v Eastlake

Gungahlin and Eastlake clash at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval.