Goodes idolised by ACT's indigenous youth

David Polkinghorne 8:00 PM   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 8:02 PM   The World Cup dream for Wallabies and Brumbies lock Sam Carter is well and truly alive.

Hooper free to play All Blacks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 11:  Michael Hooper poses for a picture with a Wallabies jersey after signing a new contract with Australian Rugby union during Waratahs training in Moore Park on June 11, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Munoz/Fairfax Media)

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 9:03 PM   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

League poisoned by sewer-rat behaviour

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Darren Kane 7:00 PM   A victim impaled on a fence - it's not a criminal court, it's a junior rugby league tribunal.

Fifita told he needs to front Sharks board over ref incident

Fronting the board: Andrew Fifita.

Michael Carayannis 6:33 PM   Suspended Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita will be made to front the club's board following abuse allegations levelled at him.

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SANZAR appeals ban handed to Hooper

Sidelined: Michael Hooper.

7:14 PM   SANZAR has taken the highly unusual step of appealing Michael Hooper's one-week suspension after the Wallabies declared the star forward would exercise a loophole to serve his ban with Shute Shield side Manly.

AFL should call off games if Adam Goodes boo boys persist

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David Polkinghorne 7:10 PM   It's time for the AFL to take a stance of its own and call off games if the moronic boo brigade continues.

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Cricket

Live: England v Australia, third Test, day three

Digging in: Peter Nevill  is the only batsman to face more than 100 balls in an innings this match.

Jesse Hogan 7:42 PM   Can Peter Nevill and the Australian tail cause England any heartache?

Anderson injury leaves England selectors with conundrum

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

Jesse Hogan 7:33 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

Ex-Sydney chief ashamed of game

Former Sydney Swans chairman Richard Colless

Samantha Lane 12:54 AM   The AFL's longest serving chairman, former Sydney boss Richard Colless, says he has lamented football's delayed response to the vilification of Adam Goodes.

Racist? Some of my friends are like Goodes

Malcolm Knox

Malcolm Knox 7:00 PM   Witness statements from non-racist football fans.

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Soccer

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.

Mariners relishing being A-League's paupers: Walmsley

Positive outlook: Tony Walmsley.

Sebastian Hassett   Most managers who've just seen their club pocket $1.5 million out of nowhere would be begging their chairman to loosen the purse strings - but Central Coast Mariners' boss Tony Walmsley won't be asking for a cent.

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ACT Sport

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.

Capitals making positive strides despite record SEABL thrashing

The Capitals badly misse Stephanie Talbot.

Lee Gaskin 5:00 PM   They suffered the third-highest loss in the competition's history, but Canberra Capitals' Academy coach is positive.

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Horse Racing

Clerk of the course works on after spectacular fall

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Chris Roots 7:49 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.