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Shipard-shape: Sally makes her point in merciless Jets thrashing

Lee Gaskin Sally Shipard capped her emotional comeback with a rare goal for Canberra United on Saturday.


Adam Ritchard keen to deliver an all-round Sunday service for Tuggeranong

Lee Gaskin Adam Ritchard's long-term ambition is to become a minister in the Christian church.


Ginninderra paceman Cameron Suidgeest set to be a star of the Futures after five-wicket haul against Eastlake

Lee Gaskin Matthew Gawthorp saw enough from Cameron Suidgeest to declare he can make an impact in the national Futures League.

Winter Olympics

Winter Olympic hopeful Scott Kneller makes startling recovery

Scott Kneller.

Lee Gaskin Scott Kneller broke four bones in his lower spine less than two months ago, now he's headed to Sochi.


Canberra United wants to carry momentum towards finals, says captain Nicole Sykes

Lee Gaskin Canberra United will draw on the lure of securing a home final to overcome fatigue and oppressive heat on Saturday.


Fitness the key to Kyrgios' improvement

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios' brother says a new fitness regime will help him compete with the game's best on a consistent basis.


Nathan Haas the surprise packet in Tour Down Under

Lee Gaskin Crossing the finish line in front of a Tour de France champion doesn't happen every day.


Tuggeranong United in appeal for FFA Cup spot

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United will know if they will be included in the Football Federation Cup on February 18.


Basketball player Isaac Humphries has the world at his feet

Sport: 16-year-old basketballer Isaac Humphries is 2.13m tall and has legs the length of 6 basketballs in a line. Isaac is at the AIS as part of an Australian development camp and has moved to Canberra from Sydney as part of the Basketball Australia centre of excellence. 22nd of January 2014. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin Ducking under corridors, buying clothes on the internet and searching car yards for a vehicle big enough to fit a 2.13-metre teenager.


Nikki Campbell happy and hoping even better to come

Lee Gaskin Canberra's Nikki Campbell hopes her strong performance during the Women's NSW Open is a sign of things to come for the rest of the Australian summer.


Lori Lindsey says depth will be the key for Canberra United

United's Georgia Yeoman-Dale celebrates a goal with Grace Gill in the closing minutes.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United star Lori Lindsey believes the side's improving depth will be crucial to building momentum towards the W-League championship.


Javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Roberts moves closer to senior Australian selection

Sport. Javelin thrower, 22 year old Kelsey-Lee Roberts, threw a
personal best of 60.12 metres at a meeting at the AIS last Friday
night. January 26th 2014 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


Lee Gaskin She has an A-qualifier for the Commonwealth Games, but only two years ago javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Roberts contemplated retirement after a season-ending elbow injury.


Tuggeranong triumphs over Eastlake for grand final clash with Queanbeyan

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong all-rounder Adam Ritchard put on a dominant display with bat and ball to set up a John Gallop Cup grand final with arch rival Queanbeyan.


Cricket: Queanbeyan in box seat

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong captain Michael Barrington-Smith admits his batsmen weren't up to scratch.

Trudy Burke ready to keep the faith for Canberra in W-League

Lee Gaskin It's only her third appearance in the W-League, but Canberra United goalkeeper Trudy Burke says she's ready to fill the gloves of Matildas representative Lydia Williams today.


Jono Dean hits Twenty20 for six with Adelaide Strikers

Jono Dean.

Lee Gaskin Smashing an Ashes hero for six is Jono Dean's way of showing he is not out of place on the national stage.

Saturday Serve

Tom Rogic and Carl Valeri must be part of the Socceroos World Cup squad

Lee Gaskin There's a lot of water to be crossed between now and the selection of the Socceroos squad for the World Cup.


Tennis ball cricket is coach Anil Rideegammanagedera's secret to training

Lee Gaskin Hitting a tennis ball around the streets of Galle was how a man with one of the longest surnames in world cricket learnt the game.


Canberra preview: Trainer Len Hodgson hatches cup plan for Asclepius

Lee Gaskin Canberra Cup hopeful Asclepius begins his tilt towards the $200,000 feature in a 1000-metre open handicap at Thoroughbred Park on Friday.


Sally Shipard to return as Canberra United juggles busy schedule

Lee Gaskin Canberra United will consider rotating its squad to cope with a busy schedule of three games in six days, including having star midfielder Sally Shipard available for the first time this season.