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Fleta Page is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Blues take firm grip on shield

Fleta Page New South Wales looks to have one hand on the Sheffield Shield after Western Australia's nightmare first innings, despite the Warriors' late fightback with the ball on day three of the final at...

Cricket

Wests/UC and Queanbeyan to meet in Canberra cricket decider

Impressive ... Vele Dukoski.

Fleta Page Wests/UC will take on Queanbeyan in the final of Cricket ACT’s Douglas Cup.

NSW takes a firm grip on Sheffield Shield

NSW and Australian spinner Nathan Lyon failed to take a wicket but was tidy from his 18 overs.

Fleta Page Wrap of day three of the Sheffield Shield final between NSW and WA at Manuka Oval in Canberra.

Horseracing

Canberra trainer scores treble

Jockey Richard Bensley, second from right, aboard Akoonah breaks out to win at Thoroughbred Park on Saturday.

Fleta Page Trainer Nick Olive left Thoroughbred Park a happy man on Saturday, with three wins.

Tuggeranong's winning start signals intentions to netball league rivals

Fleta Page Tuggeranong sounded a warning to its competitors in the opening round of the Canterbury State League netball competition on Friday night with a 60-39 win over Belconnen.

Cricket

ANU denied upset against Queanbeyan in Douglas Cup semi-final

ANU captain Mark Bennett.

Fleta Page ANU fell agonisingly short of a first innings upset of Queanbeyan in its Douglas Cup semi-final.

Mixed public reaction to Furner's sacking

Raiders sack coach Furner (Thumbnail)

Fleta Page What are fans saying about the Raiders' sacking of coach David Furner?

Cycling

Call for clubs to attract women

News,  Dr Megan Ross draws blood from cyclist and UC Sport Science Student Alice Wallett during tests to measure the effects of calcium loading on performance at the Australian Institute of Sport Physiology Lab .  22 May 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Fleta Page National women's road cycling coach Martin Barras says there is a ''lull'' in female talent coming through the ranks.

Cricket

Dean sent quacking as golden duck ends run of form

Jono Dean

Fleta Page The man who scored a record 300 not out just two weeks ago succumbed to a first ball duck on Saturday.

Golf

Ko rekindles memories of a Norman invasion for Canberra pro

SPORT - After shooting 10 under par  at the 2013 Womens Australian Open at Royal Canberra, Lydia Ko  was straight onto the practice green where she will spend another 3 hours working at her craft , Yarralumla                                                        14th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth, Fleta Page The puppy golf club covers and pink ipod betray the fact she's just 15, but Lydia Ko is already a sporting giant.

Golf

Defending champ makes name for herself

Fleta Page Jessica Korda feels like she’ll never fully step out of the shadow of her father Petr Korda, the 1998 Australian Open tennis champion.

'Remove the grey area in sports medicine': UC Pharmacy Head

Generic test tubes.

Fleta Page The Head of Pharmacy at the University of Canberra would like to see the grey area taken away from sports medicine by shifting from a list of banned substances to a list of approved substances.

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Cycling

Silver, bronze all ACT can muster at track nationals

Dunc Gray Velodrome.

Fleta Page A silver and a bronze medal was all the ACT could muster at the cycling track nationals in Sydney, a ''solid'' performance for the territory, which is behind the eight ball when it comes to training...

Soccer

Heyman to sort whether she'll tackle men or boys

W-League 2012/13 season launch, Canberra FC Michelle Heyman in sydney today.
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Fleta Page CANBERRA United's Michelle Heyman will forgo an overseas contract to further her game in Canberra this winter, with the striker set to test herself against the boys, having been inspired to reach new...

Soccer

Klimkova seeks new blood at Spanish tournament

Canberra United coach Jitka Klimkova

Fleta Page Jitka Klimkova plans to stack the Canberra United squad with the maximum number of internationals in order to be more competitive next season, and will begin her hunt at an under-23 tournament in...

Veteran cricketers on tough tour of Shaky Isles

News. 
Denis Axelby, Tony Paterson, and Peter Howes, all from the ACT, are representing Australia in the over-60s cricket side about to tour NZ.
28 Jan 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Fleta Page They have creaky knees, bung fingers and are a bit slower moving between the wickets these days, but that isn't stopping Denis Axelby, Tony Paterson and Peter Howes from representing their country in...

Tennis

Rafter warns rising star to expect cup call-up

SPORT - Australian Open Boys singles champion Nick Kyrgios back in Canberra today and showing off his trophy, Watson. Canberra                                                                                                                                                                               29th January  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times

Fleta Page Canberra's teenage tennis star Nick Kyrgios had just collected his first junior grand slam title when Australia's Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter came calling with this message: ''We need you soon.''

Basketball

Capitals milk their elite status

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Fleta Page They are going to miss the finals for the second year running, but the Canberra Capitals have still signed a new sponsor.

Cycling

ACT riders put pedal to the medal

Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak.

Fleta Page Rebecca Wiasak and Alex Bird will spearhead the ACT team at the track nationals in Sydney this week.

Triathlon

Farrant edges mates to win title

Chris Stevens  throws water of his head

Fleta Page Shane Farrant of Kaleen won bragging rights over his mates when he was first across the finish line of the Australian Sprint Championship in Canberra on Sunday morning.