Broken Brumbies bouncing back with trampolines

Chris Dutton 10:23 PM   Variety is the spice of life when it comes to rehabilitation from injuries.

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Raiders call on app to protect against burnout

Raiders Edrick Lee, left, and David Shillington back in pre-season slog.

Chris Wilson 10:23 PM   Could a smartphone application help charge-up the Canberra Raiders ahead of the longest NRL season in history?

Can Campese and Raiders handle the truth?

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Chris Wilson 11:00 PM   There's two sides to Terry Campese's story at the Raiders, and that's the problem.

Sportstar of the Year

Powell, Buchanan win ACT's top gong

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David Polkinghorne 11:00 PM   Sue Powell joins basketball star Lauren Jackson in record books.

Soccer

Gungahlin kicking goals in the NPL

Gungahlin United will play in the men's Capital Football National Premier League next season.  (rear from left), men's head coach Claudio Canosa, assistant head coach Mitch Stevens, president Ricardo Alberto, front from left, under-18 player Frazier Phillips and men's premier league player Stephen Domenici at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval.

Lee Gaskin 6:59 PM   Gungahlin United is hoping to turn a growing junior base into a Premier League force, attracting a former international coach and a swag of high-profile recruits.

Basketball

Coddington making an impact in starting role

ACT junior Alice Coddington is making an impact for the Canberra Capitals.

Lee Gaskin 4:47 PM   Canberra Capitals guard Alice Coddington is embracing her new-found role in the starting team for Saturday's WNBL game against the Dandenong Rangers.

Indoor sports under ACT spotlight

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Lee Gaskin 12:00 AM   The ACT Government will announce on Saturday a review of existing indoor sports facilities in the ACT to identify areas to improve.

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Cricket

Devoy joins Easts chasing higher honours

ACT Comets spinner Shane Devoy (left) has joined Easts in the Sydney grade competition.

Lee Gaskin 5:07 PM   ACT Comets spinner Shane Devoy has left the Tuggeranong club to join Easts in the Sydney grade competition for the rest of the season.

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Rugby Heaven

Cooper urges Beale to learn from mistakes

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Chris Dutton 9:02 AM   Recalled Test star Quade Cooper has urged Kurtley Beale to learn from his off-field troubles, adding he turned his career around to be a role model to his brothers.

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Hodgson ready for biggest challenge of career

Baa Baas and babies: New Wallabies captain Matt Hodgson training in London.

Chris Dutton 12:00 AM   Becoming a father has coincided with the best form of Matt Hodgson's career and the new Wallabies captain will likely cut his spring tour short if his wife goes into labour this month.

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League HQ

Timana Tahu still offering plenty on and off the field

"I didn't want to retire now, my body still feels good"; Timana Tahu.

Adrian Proszenko 2:17 PM   Timana Tahu may have played his last NRL game, but the dual international still has plenty to offer on and off the field.

Darius Boyd released by Newcastle

Released by mutual consent: Darius Boyd.

Robert Dillon 1:39 AM   Darius Boyd’s enigmatic stint with Newcastle reached full-time on Friday night when the club announced he had been released by mutual consent, freeing up the cash to immediately sign forwards Jack Stockwell, Chris Houston, David Fa’alogo.

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Football

Great expectations a burden City's lesser lights must shoulder

Michael Lynch 2:13 PM   It's not as if Melbourne City is playing badly, like a struggling bottom of the table team. Not most of the time, anyway.

United no better than last season: Pellegrini

Bold claim: City manager Manuel Pellegrini.

Mark Ogden 1:52 PM   Manuel Pellegrini has claimed Louis van Gaal's Manchester United are no stronger than the team twice beaten heavily by Manchester City last -season as he prepares to face the Dutch coach for the first time in Sunday's derby at the Etihad Stadium.

Cricket

Selfless Brad Haddin refuses scans

Brad Haddin is tended to by team doctor Peter Brukner on day two of the second Test.

Andrew Wu 7:54 AM   Brad Haddin put the interests of his team before himself by wicket-keeping for more than two hours with a shoulder injury which has cast doubt over his availability for the start of the Australian summer.

Haddin injury more bad news for Australia

Brad Haddin receives attention during the first session.

Andrew Wu 7:48 AM   Australia are fighting to avoid another Test whitewash in Asia, their campaign in the Middle East in tatters.

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Racing

Derby Day 2014: race day live

Derby Day at Flemington

Staff reporters 2:11 PM   Welcome to our rolling Derby Day coverage. Stay with us for tips, whispers, odds and updates from our trackside experts, plus our roving eye on all the fashion, glamour and fun.

Elements may rain on Derby parade

Trainer John O'Shea in a thoughtful mood after a trackwork session at Flemington.

Patrick Bartley 12:03 AM   Racing officials are fearful that expected heavy rain on Friday night would have a dramatic effect on Saturday’s opening meeting of the four-day Melbourne Cup carnival.

Canberra Roller Derby Grand Final

The Brindabelters took on the Black&Bluebelles at the AIS Arena.

Netball: Australian Diamonds vs England

The Australian Diamonds took on England at the AIS Arena for the International Test Series.

Cricket Australia XI v West Indies

The Cricket Australia Women's XI take on the West Indies at Manuka Oval.

Siddle: Australia fit and ready for Test

Peter Siddle insists Australia are fighting fit and ready for their first Test with Pakistan in Dubai.

Goalfest in European Champions League

Chelsea and Bayern Munich scored big wins while Manchester City suffered in a stunning comeback by CSKA Moscow.

Indian footballer dies after goal celebration

Bethlehem Vengthlang FC midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala has died from severe spinal cord damage.

Haka response sparks controversy

Tempers flare between the Junior Kangaroos and Junior Kiwis as the two sides come close to fighting during a pre-game haka.

Canberra United v Adelaide United

Canberra United failed to take advantage of an early Michelle Heyman goal, losing 2-3 to Adelaide United at McKellar.

Canberra Capitals v Sydney Flames

The Canberra Capitals went down the Sydney Flames at the AIS Arena on Saturday night.

ASADA issues new show-cause notices

The Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority has issued amended show-cause notices to 34 current and former Essendon players.