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Canberra Raiders props in NRL merry-go-round

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Raiders' front-row stocks could be dependent on what happens after Andrew Fifita's Sharks exit.

Manuka Oval almost certain to host Sheffield Shield final

Doug Bollinger steams in to bowl at Manuka Oval on Wednesday.

Lee Gaskin Western Australia lost 4-8 to put NSW in pole position to host the Sheffield Shield final in Canberra.


Australian Test batsman Shaun Marsh scores third straight duck

Down and out: Shaun Marsh has scored three ducks in a row since making a century in the first Test in South Africa.

Lee Gaskin Quack, quack, quack - that's the sound of Shaun Marsh's last three innings as the Test batsman's recent run of outs continued.

ACT netball team gives NSW big scare at national under-21 titles

Sport.  Netballer Megan Kelly will return from a year off to play for the Canberra Darters in the Australian Netball League.  24 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Lee Gaskin The ACT netball team faced NSW in the first day of the under-21 national netball titles in Adelaide on Tuesday.


Sheffield Shield: NSW in box seat as WA all out for 82

Survivor: Not-out batsman Jason Behrendorf.

Lee Gaskin The first day of the Sheffield Shield game between NSW and WA at Manuka Oval turned up a few surprises.

Test stars to boost NSW Blues' Sheffield Shield hopes

Lee Gaskin Fresh from their resounding triumph in South Africa, Test stars Steve Smith and Nathan Lyon could be parachuted into the NSW Sheffield Shield team for this week's trip to Canberra.

Cricket: Tuggeranong hopes alive as rivals stumble

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong has given itself an outside chance of snatching the last spot in the Cricket ACT first-grade competition finals.


Manuka Oval uncertain for Sheffield Shield final

Lee Gaskin The Manuka Oval pitch has to be ''good enough for a Test match'', Geoff Lawson says.


ANU captain Mark Bennett says his side is in control of its Douglas Cup finals destiny

Lee Gaskin ANU captain Mark Bennett is confident in the knowledge his side is in control of its finals destiny.


Boxer David Toussaint hopes to make sparks fly

Lee Gaskin David Toussaint is using the pain from missing out on the London Olympics to boost his ranking.

Ice hockey

Canberra Knights become CBR Brave in ice hockey league

Sport.  CBR Brave captain Mark Rummukainen and chairman Peter Chamberlain at the Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre, they are part of a group forming a new Canberra team to compete in the AIHL.   6 March 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Lee Gaskin The Canberra bid for a team in the Australian Ice Hockey League has been successful, with the CBR Brave admitted for the 2014 season.

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey: Canberra team vital for sport's future, IHA executive says

Canberra Knights.

Lee Gaskin Ice Hockey Australia says having a Canberra team in the national league is crucial.


Kyrgios to hold court with greats of game in international tennis league

Nick Kyrgios

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios will rub shoulders with tennis royalty at the inaugural International Premier Tennis League.

Motor sport

Brendan Reeves secures sweep in first round of the Australian Rally Championship


Lee Gaskin National Capital Rally champion Brendan Reeves overcame a 1.2-second deficit in the final stage to triumph.


Eastlake's Lynne O'Meara Premiership Cup win completes women's cricket clean sweep

Lee Gaskin Eastlake has completed a clean sweep of the Canberra women's cricket competition.


Owen Chivers puts right hand up for Futures League

Lee Gaskin Promising batsman Owen Chivers will make his ACT and Manuka Oval debuts on Monday.

Ice hockey

Canberra ice hockey Knights close to making a return

Canberra Knights.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra men's ice hockey team is a step closer to rising from the dead.


Cricket ACT pushing for indoor training centre

Lee Gaskin Cricket ACT has high hopes as it continues to build its case for a bigger slice of the national pie.

Ice hockey

Canberra ice hockey bid seeks 'fresh start' with name change

Lee Gaskin A Canberra men's ice hockey team won't be known as the Knights and will embark on a ''fresh start".

Motor sport

Brendan Reeves takes heat victory in National Capital Rally in Canberra

Lee Gaskin Wet conditions and a technical course combined to cause havoc on a dramatic day of the National Capital Rally.