David Polkinghorne World Cup-winning winger Joe Roff has commended ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham for turning down an assistant coaching role with the Wallabies, while also backing the Australian Rugby Union's decision to ignore Jake White as a candidate.
Lee Gaskin Spanish World Cup winner David Villa won't be the only guest player looking to make an impact at Etihad Stadium on Saturday, with Canberra United's American midfielder Kendall Fletcher returning to the W-League.
Jon Tuxworth The bright lights of the WNBA are calling but Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf has one sage piece of advice for Stephanie Talbot - "don't go until you're ready''.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders youngster Patrick Mago was front and centre when the Junior Kangaroos taunted the Kiwi haka, but he nearly didn't play at all over concerns for his ill father.
Lee Gaskin 7:54 PM Canberra United is back in the top four of the W-League after a vital 1-0 win on the road against Melbourne Victory at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
Chris Dutton 7:46 PM New Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says "there are no winners" from the Kurtley Beale texting saga, adding there's no "desperation" to include Beale for the spring tour of Europe despite the star avoiding suspension on Friday.
Phil Lutton 8:05 PM Australia tackle New Zealand in front of a parochial crowd at Suncorp Stadium in the Four Nations grudge match.
Ashley Gray 8:04 PM It's Asian football's grand stage, the Wanderers tackle Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal in the final's first leg at Pirtek Stadium.
Andrew Wu 7:19 PM Brad Haddin denies Australia's batsmen have trouble against spin, and says they will get the chance to prove it during an imposing fourth-innings run chase on Sunday.
Adam Pengilly 7:41 PM You have bought a horse specifically for the spring majors in Melbourne, but Europe's most prestigious race is calling. The horse is already there. No quarantine, no exhausting travel and no worries. Prix de l'Arc De Triomphe, anyone?
The Australian Diamonds took on England at the AIS Arena for the International Test Series.
The Cricket Australia Women's XI take on the West Indies at Manuka Oval.
Peter Siddle insists Australia are fighting fit and ready for their first Test with Pakistan in Dubai.
Chelsea and Bayern Munich scored big wins while Manchester City suffered in a stunning comeback by CSKA Moscow.
Bethlehem Vengthlang FC midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala has died from severe spinal cord damage.
Tempers flare between the Junior Kangaroos and Junior Kiwis as the two sides come close to fighting during a pre-game haka.
Canberra United failed to take advantage of an early Michelle Heyman goal, losing 2-3 to Adelaide United at McKellar.
The Canberra Capitals went down the Sydney Flames at the AIS Arena on Saturday night.
The Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority has issued amended show-cause notices to 34 current and former Essendon players.