LEE GASKIN 8:52pm Michael Rogers' stage win in the Tour de France has delighted his Canberra-based family.
Tour de France
RUPERT GUINNESS 6:44pm “I’m not a big fan of riding 230km into a headwind with a couple of guys. It doesn’t make any sense to me,” Michael Rogers said before entering the Pyrenees.
RICHIE PORTE 12:54am What can I say? It’s always great to see an Australian win on the Tour de France, even if they are not on your team.
CHRIS DUTTON 7:33pm Ewen McKenzie is salivating at an all-Australian semi-final which has the potential to launch World Cup dreams.
CHRIS DUTTON 6:14pm ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been included in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championships, despite the Fijian-born winger not being available for selection until September 11.
GEORGINA ROBINSON 6:03pm It is a Wallabies coach's dream – so long as Henry Speight and Israel Folau don't break each other in the battle to make the Super Rugby final.
Karlis Salna 4:39pm It's been revealed the Brumbies have commissioned profiles of Super Rugby referees as they look to break their 10-year title drought.
GEORGINA ROBINSON 6:49pm Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie says he sees "no reason" why Kurtley Beale cannot nab the coveted Wallabies No.10 jersey from NSW teammate Bernard Foley.
CHRIS DUTTON 12:53am ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has weighed into the Brumby Jack debate.
GEORGINA ROBINSON 6:21pm Waratahs mascot Tah Man has outrageously declared Allianz Stadium a showpony-free zone this weekend.
Brett Keeble 1:39pm Newcastle Knights fullback Darius Boyd has been admitted to a mental health clinic in order to seek treatment for depression.
Brad Walter and Andrew Wu 11:11pm Cory Paterson believes Darius Boyd's recent off-field antics may have been a "cry for help".
LEE GASKIN 4:43pm Terry Campese has backed Raiders assistant Matt Parish to remain in the NRL after he was released by the club.
ADRIAN PROSZENKO 10:00pm Cronulla are on track to qualify for a $400,000 discount on the fine imposed by the NRL for management failings in the club's controversial supplements program in 2011.
TOM DECENT 4:31pm Ray Warren was Kerry Packer's favourite commentator but the late Channel Nine owner never could track him down to tell him.
Steve Zemek 3:24pm Outstanding Sydney Roosters backrower Aidan Guerra says he hasn't given a thought to making the Australian Four Nations at the end of the season.
JON TUXWORTH Lawn bowler Kelsey Cottrell would love to see her sport at the Olympics, but concedes ''it may not be in my time''.
MICHAEL GLEESON 5:46am Sally Pearson has almost certainly decided to pull out of competing in the sprint at the Commonwealth Games.
MICHAEL GLEESON England deserved to be favourites and Australia the mild underdogs of track and field, Eric Hollingsworth said.
CHRIS BARRETT 1:28pm It was the infamous task that earned cricket coach Mickey Arthur the sack.
LIZ ELLIS 10:35pm If the Diamonds' Delhi campaign four years ago was a movie, its title would be The Heartbreak Kids.
Adrian Warren 6:36pm Football Federation Australia boss David Gallop says Italy's Juventus have committed to bringing their World Cup stars to play the A-League All Stars next month
WILL BRODIE 10:00pm Suspended Essendon coach James Hird is back in Melbourne, and he is keen to return to his club, pending a discussion with fill-in coach Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson.
CAROLINE WILSON 5:56pm Gold Coast chairman John Witheriff has questioned the AFL’s business values.
7:37pm Victorian sports minister Damian Drum has hit back at suggestions from Collingwood president Eddie McGuire that AFL is underfunded.
Jake Niall and Peter Hanlon 11:32pm It was apt, and perhaps pointed, that Nathan Buckley didn't say anything headline-worthy on Wednesday.
JON PIERIK 6:30pm Hawthorn maestro Shaun Burgoyne has warned the Swans that the Hawks will have a rejigged midfield and will be a ''different'' team when they seek recompense in Saturday night's blockbuster at the MCG.
12:39pm Fremantle captain Matthew Pavlich has compared the 2011 sacking of coach Mark Harvey to Julia Gillard's overthrow of Kevin Rudd as Prime Minister.
ANDREW WU 4:58pm Hawthorn's NSW product Luke Breust believes player academies such as those held by Sydney and Greater Western Sydney are a vital pathway for players in the state to make it to the AFL.
7:26pm Greater Western Sydney Giants have lost a sixth player for the remainder of the AFL season, with defender Tim Mohr requiring a knee reconstruction.
Canberra's Michael Rogers wins his first ever Tour de France stage.
The Blues recorded a come-from-behind victory over the Warriors.
Tuggeranong United were hammered 4-1 by Olympic.
North Canberra recorded its first win of the season.
Brumbies advance to grand final qualifier with a 32-30 win.
The Raiders fell 28-14 to the Storm in Melbourne.
Queanbeyan looks to break Vikings' stranglehold over the John I Dent Cup after impressive win over Wests.
Belconnen Magpies record emphatic win over Eastlake in NEAFL clash at Kippax.
Australia's leading gymnasts training session at the AIS ahead.
The Raiders proved too strong in a 36-20 win over the Titans.
The Brumbies took on the Force with a finals berth up for grabs.
Canberra's Emerging United takes on Sydney's Colo Cougars.
The Brumbies' final session ahead of their game against the Force.
Christchurch's Coastal Spirit took on Queanbeyan City at Harrison.
NEAFL: Belconnen Magpies v Queanbeyan Tigers at Kippax Oval.
ACT Premier League: Canberra FC vs Cooma at Deakin.
NEAFL at Manuka Oval on Saturday July 5.
Liz Ellis Academy at the ACT Netball Centre in Lyneham.
John I Dent Cup, Round 12 match at Campese Field, Queanbeyan.
Belconnen United snaps a 16-year Federation Cup drought.
The Waratahs take on the ACT Brumbies at ANZ Stadium.
The Eastlake Demons take on Belconnen at Manuka Oval.
West Tigers v Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Stadium.