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Fleta Page is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Canberra Jillaroos going head-to-head in hockey semi-final

Fleta Page Tina Taseska and Laura Gray will next month tour Argentina as team mates, but first they are going head-to-head in the Capital League semi-final.

Canberra cricketer Ben Taylor gets a taste of the Ashes

Ben Taylor

Fleta Page As the Australian men's cricket team copped plenty of bad press, the next generation was quietly using it as motivation.

Mitch Third in line for Canberra Vikings

Mitch Third.

Fleta Page Queensland teenager Mitch Third has moved to Canberra to chase his Super Rugby dreams.

Where to watch the AFL Grand Final in Canberra

Canberra Hawks supporters show their colours in preparation for the 2013 final.

Fleta Page Where to go in Canberra to watch the the Sydney Swans and Hawthorn Hawks go head to head in the AFL Grand Final on Saturday afternoon.

Nick Kyrgios and Victoria Azarenka partnering up?

Nick Kyrgios and Victoria Azarenka

Fleta Page Canberra's Nick Kyrgios could be teaming up with Victoria Azarenka, if their Twitter chat is anything to go by.

Feud over? Nick Kyrgios declares Drake concert 'best ever'

Nick Kyrgios listening to music before playing at Wimbledon

Fleta Page Nick Kyrgios has further hosed down any suggestions of a 'feud' with Canadian rapper Drake, having declared the rapper's concert with Lil Wayne as the "best concert ever" on Twitter.

Ian Botham's Twitter account hacked

Ian Botham

Fleta Page Former English cricketer has seen the funny side of a tweet gone viral, thanking the person who tweeted an explicit picture from his account.

Dick Telford: the master coach behind Michael Shelley's marathon success

Fleta Page As Michael Shelley crossed the finish line to win gold in the Commonwealth Games marathon last week, his coach Dick Telford was watching from his Canberra home, knowing he’d once again put the...


Olympic fish out of water in walk for mum

Felicity Lemke and mum Lynne Galvez. The former Olympic swimmer will walk 60 kilometres in the Weekend To End Women'?s Cancers in support of her mum, who's been battling cancer for six years.

Fleta Page Olympic swimmer will walk 60 kilometres in the Weekend To End Women's Cancers in support of her mum, who's been battling cancer for six years.


Canberra Darters look for first win at home

Fleta Page The Canberra Darters are looking to register their first win of the Australian Netball League season this weekend.

Flares take focus from on-field flair


Fleta Page Football Federation Australia has promised to ban people found responsible for lighting flares at the match between Western Sydney Wanderers and Canberra FC on Wednesday night.

Glasgow spearheads Roberts' javelin ambitions

Roberts gets ready for her international debut at the Commonwealth Games.

Fleta Page A baptism of fire awaits Kelsey-Lee Roberts when she takes to the centre of Hampden Park stadium for the Commonwealth Games javelin competition in front of more than 100,000 spectators.

More international fixtures for Canberra's summer of cricket

Fast bowler Nick Winter could be playing his last game for the ACT Comets before going interstate.
22 Feb 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.


Fleta Page Canberra’s big summer of cricket is set for an even earlier start, with Ireland and Afghanistan to play the ACT Comets in September and October as a warm-up to their World Cup campaigns.


Caroline Buchanan crashes out of world championship

Caroline Buchanan may have broken her arm.

Fleta Page Caroline Buchanan’s quest for back-to-back world BMX titles ended with a crash at the world championship in the Netherlands on Monday morning.


Early start to the W-League season spells tough choices for Grace Gill

Gill in action for Canberra United.

Fleta Page Canberra United will play an A-League curtain-raiser in the coming season.

Ben Treffers continuing the family legacy in the pool

Ben Treffers hopes to emulate his father Mark’s Games feats.

Fleta Page Ben Treffers will be carrying on a family tradition when he goes for gold in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.


Canberra United signs sponsor, goalkeeper for new W-League season

Chantel Jones has signed with Canberra United for the upcoming W-League season.

Fleta Page Chantel Jones will replace injured goalkeeper Lydia Williams for Canberra United this season.

Age no barrier for Marie Larsen - hockey's record-breaker

Marie Larsen turns 80 on Friday and has been certified by the Guinness Book of Records as the world's oldest female competitive hockey player in the world.

Fleta Page Marie Larsen has two daughters, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and as of last week, one world record.

Canberra reps on path to youth league


Fleta Page Canberra’s local football talent continues to be recognised, with two players from the Capital Football representative Under-20 side trialling with Sydney FC Youth team this week.

Canberra schoolboy George Timotheou takes on worlds' best soccer players

George Timotheou

Fleta Page Canberra teenager George Timotheou will likely take on some of the world’s finest players on Tuesday night, when Sydney FC takes on English Premier League team, Newcastle United in New Zealand.