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Osborne looks to rebound after home series omission

Zac Lowe 4:38 PM   A T20 call-up didn't appear to be on the cards for Erin Osborne after she had been left out of Australia's one-day squad for their series against India.

Canberra Greyhounds being 'tarred with same brush' as live baiters

Kel O'Rourke sees similarities between greyhound racing and the NRL - the actions of a few spoil it for the majority.

David Polkinghorne   Canberra greyhound race caller Kel O'Rourke says the actions of a few are giving the rest of the industry a bad name.

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'Ambitious' Canberra needs WBBL and BBL teams: Dawson

After 15 years with Cricket ACT, Andrew Dawson will leave the organisation.

David Polkinghorne   After 15 years with Cricket ACT, Meteors coach decides to get some work-life balance.

Netball ACT investigating feasibility of possible ANZ Championship bid

Canberra Darters player, Simone Nalder, left, and Victoria Fury player Emily Mannix in action during the 2015 Australian ...

Jon Tuxworth   Netball ACT remains hopeful of tabling an official expression of interest for inclusion into an expanded ANZ Championship.

Brown admits interest in Canberra Capitals coaching role

Phil Brown is currently Basketball ACT's high-performance director.

Jon Tuxworth   Phil Brown says he would be "interested in having a discussion" about the vacant Capitals head coaching role.

Carters back in Canberra for Futures League clash

NSW wicketkeeper Ryan Carters will be back in Canberra for Monday's Futures League game against the ACT Comets.

Ryan Carters says the importance of having the ACT Comets in the Futures League cannot be understated.

Clarke speeds into Olympic team

Joshua Clarke booked his Olympic spot by running 10.15 seconds in his 100m win at the Athletics ACT championships

Josh Clarke books ticket to Rio with PB of 10.15 seconds in Canberra.

Master and apprentice star in Wests/UC win over Eastlake

Eastlake's Mitch Taylor-Briscoe in action against Wests-UC on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth   At 37 and 16 years old respectively, Wests/UC openers Darren Richards and Matthew Gilkes are at opposite ends of their cricket careers. 

Capitals veterans express sadness over Carrie Graf departure

Canberra Capitals co-captains Carly Wilson and Lauren Jackson at the University of Canberra basketball court.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Capitals captain Carly Wilson has urged the club to appoint a head coach "as soon as possible".

Josip Simunic and three small words 'interpreted the worst way possible'

Josip Simunic is fighting to clear his name.

David Polkinghorne   How a Canberra-born soccer star is trying to regain his reputation after three words linked him to Croatian fascists and Nazi Germany.

Millar timing Vic Open run perfectly

Matthew Millar has made a move at the Victorian Open.

David Polkinghorne   Canberra golfer moves into contention going into weekend of first event of the year.

Best friends put rivalry aside - until the sprint for the line

World champion Madison de Rozario has high hopes for the Paralympics at Rio de Janeiro.

David Polkinghorne   World champions Madison de Rozario and Angela Ballard do everything together - until the end of the race.

Wests/UC adopt aggressive mindset to set up unlikely result

Wests/UC captain Joe Cooke wants to engineeer a result against Eastlake on Saturday.

Wests/UC will adopt an aggressive mindset in trying to set up an unlikely result against Eastlake on Saturday.

Zariz filly could Rock On to Canberra Guineas

Rock on Zariz could be on track for the listed Canberra Guineas.

David Polkinghorne   Salute at Canberra on Friday gives Rock On Zariz shot at feature race on Black Opal Stakes Day.

Women's sport pioneers leave wonderful legacy for future generations

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Canberra and women's sport will be the ones shedding tears after the exits of Carrie Graf and Heather Reid.

Canberra duo trade Olympic Games dreams with Serena Williams

Serena Williams yells out after winning her first game in the 3rd set
Serena Williams vs Angelique Kerber during Day 13 ...

Hurdler Lauren Wells and javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Roberts thought they had nothing in common with Serena Williams. Then they met her.

Capital Football searching for new chief executive

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Capital Football will search far and wide for a new chief executive to replacing outgoing boss Heather Reid.

Capitals start search for Graf's replacement for WNBL future

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Date: February 4 2016
The Canberra Times
Photo: Elesa Kurtz
Canberra Capitals coach, Carrie Graf, anounces that ...

A review of the Capitals' WNBL program will be finalised before starting the search for Carrie Graf's successor.

Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf quits after 20 losses in a row

Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf shows her frustration on the sideline on Saturday.

Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf has quit her WNBL post after 20 losses in a row.

Football boss Heather Reid stands down

Capital Football boss Heather Reid is stepping down after 12 years in the job.

Capital Football chief executive Heather Reid has announced she will be stepping down after 12 years.