Biting, stabbing: Rory's bizarre Brumbies launchpad

He was accused of biting an opponent and one of his teammates was stabbed at a nightclub, but Rory Arnold credits a controversial season in South Africa for helping launch his Super Rugby career.

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Opals' star signs with Canberra Capitals

Kathleen Macleod in action for Dandeong last year.

Jon Tuxworth 1:18 PM   Canberra Capitals continue rebuild for next season by signing Dandenong Rangers point guard Kathleen MacLeod. 

Is this the most outstanding run-out this year?

Bravo wheels away in celebration.

Danielle Rendina 9:14 AM   West Indian Cricketer gives spectators more than their money's worth with a stunning piece of athleticism.

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Mills, Baynes party hard after Spurs loss

Aron Baynes is helped out by Spurs teammate Tim Duncan.

8:27 AM   Australia's Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and their San Antonio Spurs were knocked out of the NBA playoffs, but they didn't let it spoil their end of season party.

Juric announces he is leaving Wanderers

International man of mystery: Tomi Juric.

10:49 AM   Socceroos star stunned fans with a post on his official Facebook account on Tuesday morning.

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Raiders go for a new look

The recruitment of Newcastle centre Joey Leulia would continue the Canberra Raiders changing of the guard.

Lee Gaskin 10:00 PM   It's the changing face of the Canberra Raiders - moving away from a reliance on locally-developed talent and signing established players from rival clubs.

Hewitt out of French Open

Lleyton Hewitt

12:16 PM   Lleyton Hewitt has played his last French Open after confirming he'll skip this month's claycourt grand slam to focus on Wimbledon and Davis Cup.

Finals just in reach for Brumbies

The Brumbies say the Super Rugby finals are still within their reach.

Chris Dutton 10:00 PM   The ACT Brumbies insist a mid-season form slump has not rattled their confidence as they embark on a make-or-break tour of South Africa to revive their championship aspirations.

Will 'Fight of the Century' have Fenech effect?

Counting down to 'The Fight of The Century: Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio.

David Polkinghorne 9:08 PM   Boxing Australia development coach Don Abnett says Jeff Fenech's three world titles  brought a "massive increase" in boxers and he expected the "Fight of the Century" to have a similar flow-on effect.

'I'm not that light': Palmer up to the challenge

Retired ACT Brumbies prop Dan Palmer.

Chris Dutton   He will be one of the lightest front-rowers in Super Rugby and has shed 20 kilograms, but scrum expert Dan Palmer says he's 'not that light'.

Vikings set to name Harris as coach

Tuggeranong coach Brad Harris.

David Polkinghorne 9:06 PM   The Canberra Vikings will announce Brad Harris as senior coach on Tuesday for the second season of the National Rugby Championship.

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23:  Aidan Guerra of the Roosters fends off Isaac John of the Panthers during the round three NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Penrith Panthers at Allianz Stadium on March 23, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Chris Boulous 2:50 PM   Join League HQ's Chris Boulous for all the round nine NRL teams, rugby league news and best buys in Ultimate League.

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Bird to fight judiciary charge

Greg Bird, Greg Inglis, Sam Thaiday and Cameron Smith of Australia.

Brad Walter 2:29 PM   Greg Bird will risk being rubbed out of entire Origin series in a bid to play in opening game.

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Rugby Heaven

Forget slow boil, Waratahs need 'perfect game' now

Michael Cheika says it would be foolish to write off Australia's chances of lifting the Webb Ellis Cup for a record third time.

Rupert Guinness 8:08 PM   Waratahs coach Michael Cheika would love to have the comfort of knowing that his side are on a slow boil to peak in the Super Rugby finals when they may still have something up their sleeve.

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Cricket

Is this the most outstanding run-out of the season?

Bravo wheels away in celebration.

Danielle Rendina 9:14 AM   West Indian Cricketer gives spectators more than their money's worth with a stunning piece of athleticism.

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England lose another brick in the wall

England's Jonathan Trott leaves the field after being dismissed by lbw for nine runs by the West Indies' Jerome Taylor, during day two of their third Test at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.

7:16 AM   England are now desperately short of experience ahead of this year's Ashes series against Australia.

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AFL

Bulldogs' bold draft calls start to pay off

The Western Bulldogs celebrate after defeating the Sydney Swans.

Emma Quayle 8:07 PM   It didn't take long for Simon Dalrymple to get people talking.

Eagles sweat over Kennedy injury

In doubt: Josh Kennedy.

12:14 PM   West Coast coach Adam Simpson is hopeful Josh Kennedy won't need surgery on his injured elbow, but the star forward remains in doubt for Sunday's clash with Port Adelaide.

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Soccer

Is this the worst dive in Premier League history?

Ahmed Elmohamady's dive

2:23 PM   With goal difference looking an increasingly important factor in this year's race for survival, it appears Hull's players are willing to try anything.

The plan to become number one

It's now our job to go away to work out the revenue and cost implications for getting there.

Sebastian Hassett 2:46 PM   A 15-million strong football community and a bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup headline the FFA's 20-year vision for Australian football.

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ACT Sport

Brichacek puts one foot on plane to Beijing

Emily Brichacek ran a qualifying time for the women's world championships 5000m.

David Polkinghorne 5:44 PM   Canberra distance runner Emily Brichacek is one step closer to booking a ticket to the world championships in Beijing in August after running a qualifying time for the women's 5000 metres in the US on Sunday. 

Gunners turn tables on Bandits

Daniel Jackson, left, was impressive for the Gunners.

Lee Gaskin   The Canberra Gunners have continued their resurgence with a thrilling two-point win.

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Horse Racing

Nikolic 'of interest' in Echuca race probe

Suspended jockey Danny Nikolic.

Patrick Bartley 8:23 PM   Suspended jockey Danny Nikolic has been linked to a Racing Victoria investigation into a horse being heavily wagered to lose a race in country Victoria.

What about the horses, say vets in cobalt debate

horses

Patrick Bartley 6:20 PM   A group of respected horse veterinarians from around Australia are dismayed at the direction the cobalt debate has taken.

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Kangaroos vs Kiwis - Anzac Test 2015

A selection of images from this year's Anzac Test at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.

New Zealand down Australia in Test

New Zealand claims third straight win over Australia in rain-delayed trans-Tasman Test.

City v Country

All the action from the traditional Origin lead-up in Wagga Wagga.

Mayweather wins 'Fight of the Century'

Floyd Mayweather has beaten Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision in their world welterweight title bout in Las Vegas.

Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao

The sporting world's focus is on Las Vegas for the "Fight of the Century".

Soccer: Gungahlin United vs Woden Weston FC

Gungahlin United take on Woden Weston FC in their Capital Football National Premier League match at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval.

ACT State Speedway Titles

ACT State Speedway Titles at the ACT Speedway on Sunday, May 3.

Canberra Hockey: United vs North Canberra

United take on North Canberra in the Women's Capital League game at the National Hockey Centre in Lyneham.

ACT AFL: Eastlake vs Gungahlin Jets

Eastlake take on the Gungahlin Jets at Manuka Oval in Canberra.

ACT Rugby Union: Queanbeyan vs Easts

Queanbeyan Whites take on Easts at Campese Oval in Queanbeyan.