Double trouble at Queanbeyan Gift

Jon Tuxworth 6:38 PM   Identical twin brothers Jack and Tom Newman had spectators seeing double at the Queanbeyan Gift.

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Haddin hints at retiring after 2015 Ashes

Possible fairytale finish: Brad Haddin.

Andrew Wu 8:00 PM   This summer could be Brad Haddin's last in the baggy green after the wicketkeeper floated next year's Ashes series in England as a possible end point to his international career.

Gold jacket trumps brother's baggy green 

Nick Cullen embraces his Masters trophy.

Matt Murnane 7:58 PM   The Cullen family now has a gold jacket to go with a baggy green.

Baseball

Taiwan helps tune up Cavalry

Marcus Lemon was impressive for the Cavalry on the road in Perth.

David Polkinghorne 7:15 PM   Canberra claims first series win before taking on ABL ladder leaders.

Carters looking for big score against India

Thinking big: Ryan Carters.

Jon Tuxworth 7:29 PM   Ryan Carters is hoping a big score for Cricket Australia XI will be his breakthrough.

Australian Football

Austin hopes NEAFL is step to AFL

Logan Austin is training with Ainslie to boost his AFL Draft bid.

David Polkinghorne 11:04 PM   And a Tricolours midfielder shapes as draft bolter.

Cricket

Higgs keeps Queanbeyan's finals hopes alive

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8:25 PM   Queanbeyan kept its Konica Minolta Cup Twenty20 semi-final hopes alive on Sunday.

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Athletics

Hammond out to atone for Commonwealth Games heartache at Queanbeyan Gift

Jake Hammond in the heats.

Jon Tuxworth   Jake Hammond remembers the day he shared a track with Usain Bolt as one of the best and worst moments of his career. 

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Rugby Heaven

Wales sense All Blacks aura is starting to slip

Late flurry: Kieran Read dives over for the All Blacks.

Tom Cary 1:13 PM   The hand-wringing and headlines were as predictable as the final result: Wales capitulate again. The All Blacks march on. Sixty-one years of hurt and counting. But did that tell the full story of a pulsating match here?

Wallabies face World Cup preview at Twickenham

Matt Toomua

Chris Dutton 1:09 PM   The Wallabies will draw on the pain of losing to England at Twickenham last year and use it as extra motivation to finish their spring tour on a high this week.

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League HQ

Are you sorry? Flanagan calls off media conference

Unhappy: Sharks coach Shane Flanagan at training on Monday.

Daniel Lane 12:45 PM   Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has taken a leaf out of Clive Palmer's handbook for dealing with the media.

NRL must take 'zero tolerance' stance

Facing allegations: Cody Walker playing for Brisbane Easts in the Queensland Cup last season.

Adam Pengilly 11:26 PM   The NRL will on Monday try to digest the latest domestic violence drama engulfing the game on the eve of White Ribbon Day, with the organisation’s chief executive Libby Davies imploring the code to adopt a ‘‘zero tolerance’’ policy and more consistent approach against players found guilty of such charges.

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Football

Five things we learnt from the A-League

Dominic Bossi dinkus Dinkus

Dominic Bossi 12:40 PM   It was another big week in the A-League, with the first coach losing his job.

MCG set for soccer showdown

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.

12:07 PM   Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid are coming to Melbourne as part of a feast of international soccer next July.

Cricket

Hazlewood challenging Siddle for Test berth

Josh Hazlewood.

Jesse Hogan 1:20 PM   Josh Hazlewood appears a genuine possibility to make his Test debut in Brisbane after a glowing endorsement from chief selector Rod Marsh.

We can't have Clarke breaking down in the first innings of a Test match, says Rod Marsh

Michael Clarke has been named in Australia's initial Test squad.

Jesse Hogan 1:05 PM   Michael Clarke will not be considered for the start of the Test series against India if he cannot resume running by Wednesday, with chief selector Rod Marsh expecting medical staff to be cautious in clearing him because of the looming World Cup.

Racing

Surface tension sums up Sydney's malaise

Max Presnell dinkus Dinkus

Max Presnell 9:37 PM   Sydney racing has much in common with Royal Randwick’s Kensington circuit – a crusty top, no foundation and a deplorable back-wash. Again punters, jockeys, trainers and owners on Saturday had to tolerate a surface better for potatoes than racing.

Harried babysitter McEvoy in near miss to win first Goulburn Cup

Gold in Goulburn: connections celebrate with Pythagorean.

Adam Pengilly 6:24 PM   Kerrin McEvoy first squeezed home on the last flight out of Melbourne on Saturday night - and was equally grateful to be relieved of babysitting duties the next morning - before booting home his first Goulburn Cup winner aboard Pythagorean on Sunday.

2014 Queanbeyan Gift Carnival

2014 Queanbeyan Gift Carnival at Queanbeyan Park.

T20 Cricket: ANU v Ginninderra

Ginninderra take on the ANU in a Twenty20 match at ANU.

ODI Series: Australia v South Africa

Australia take on South Africa in game three of the one day series at Manuka Oval.

Footballer faces court over brutal tackle

FC Zurich has launched legal action after midfielder is seriously injured in a horror tackle.

Batsman's skull fractured by bouncer

Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad's career-best Test innings brought to a dramatic end.

Cheika insists there's more to come

Coach believes his Wallabies side can get better and still have quality to add to their squad.

Canberra Capitals v West Coast Waves

The West Coast Waves take on the Canberra Capitals at AIS Arena, November 9.

Show Jumping Cup

Equestrians gather in Curtin for the Show Jumping Cup on the weekend.

Canberra Cavalry v Sydney Blue Sox

In Baseball Canberra Cavalry take on the Sydney Blue Sox at Narrabundah Ball Park.

Canberra United v Sydney FC

Canberra United defeat Sydney FC 3-0 at McKellar Park.