Ronny Lerner 6:15 PM Ordinarily, Joe Burns would be spending Christmas Day with his family back in his hometown of Brisbane.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra product Roko Strika has backed calls for the capital to be granted a National Youth League license, adamant talented youngsters are in danger of being out of sight, out of mind unless it happens.
The World Cup dream of Nick Cummins is alive again, with the Wallaby winger securing a loan deal back to the Western Force for the 2015 Super Rugby season.
Australian and Queensland back-rower Aidan Guerra has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at the Sydney Roosters until the end of 2017.
Jon Tuxworth In the midst of a tortorous pre-season it's easy for rugby league players to feel sorry for themselves.
Mark Ogden 10:25 PM Manchester City have a slight edge on the league leaders after winning eight successive games in all competitions.
Sebastian Hassett 9:24 PM It may put the club's title aspirations at risk but Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold says he is prepared to forego star foreign players for young Australians as he seeks to replenish his injury-ravaged squad.
10:58 PM Australian pace bowler Josh Hazlewood says it was a privilege to open his Test career alongside Mitchell Johnson in Brisbane.
Adam Pengilly 7:26 PM It is not often a father will take advice from his son, but Gary Moore was only too happy for a bit of a reassurance this week.
The Australian cricketers posed with their families for the traditional Christmas Day photo opportunities.
A thrilling W-League Grand Finals sees Canberra United defeat Perth Glory at their home ground 3-0.
Tuggeranong Valley clash with Ginninderra in the Douglas Cup at Chisholm Oval.
The moments which left sportspeople in pain and spectators wincing.
The North Canberra Gungahlin Eagles take on the Queanbeyan Blue Bags in the The Konica Cup Regional Twenty20 final at Manuka Oval.
The Canberra Capitals take on the Townsville Fire at AIS Arena in Bruce in the WNBL.
Canberra Cavalry take on Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark in the ABL.
Blues bowling coach Geoff Lawson opens up about the Phillip Hughes tragedy and how state and national team players have coped.