ACT hosts shoot-out between Cup's fastest scorers

David Polkinghorne 9:56 PM   Big hitters to light up Manuka Oval and records may be broken again.

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Bird's in a lonely place, says Gallen

Long break: Paul Gallen at Cronulla training on Monday.

Michael Carayannis 10:49 PM   Greg Bird "wasn't the best" when news of his drug charges broke, according to close friend Paul Gallen.

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Canberra Guineas could move to group level

Canberra based horse trainer, Matthew
Dale with Fell Swoop.

David Polkinghorne 9:34 PM   Canberra trainer Matthew Dale thinks the listed Canberra Guineas has become strong enough to follow the $275,000 Black Opal Stakes to group status.

Faulkner set for World Cup return   

James Faulkner.

Andrew Wu 9:50 AM   James Faulkner is confident he has lost none of the batting prowess which made him Australia's master finisher before his injury as he prepares for a likely return to international cricket on Wednesday.

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South Africa keen to avoid Australia

Shaun Pollock talks to the media during a South Africa nets session at Manuka Oval on Monday.

David Polkinghorne 9:56 PM   Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock believes both Australia and South Africa will want to avoid each other in the Cricket World Cup quarter-finals.

Ennis puts Raiders on Sharks alert

Rugby League round 15, Bulldogs v Penrith Panthers at ANZ Stadium, Bulldogs Michael Ennis , Friday, 19th June 2009. Pictures STEVE CHRISTO, SMH SPORT/NEWS. DIGICAM 00001

Chris Dutton 5:09 PM   Michael Ennis says the Sharks have found new life in 2015 and he's ready for a fresh start after turning down a massive deal from the Raiders.

Butler rejects talk of rotation

Jarrad Butler wants to hold onto his starting position for as long as possible.

Chris Dutton   Reigning ACT Brumbies player of the year Jarrad Butler has rebuffed the notion of a rotation policy after a brutal start to the Super Rugby season, declaring he wants to hold on to his starting spot for as long as possible.

Cricket

Live Cricket World Cup 2015: Ireland v South Africa

AB de Villiers

2:26 PM   Follow live scores and statistics as Ireland and South Africa meet in Canberra.

Johan Botha joins Sydney Sixers

Johan Botha.

1:15 PM   Former South Africa all-rounder Johan Botha has signed with the Sydney Sixers for the next three Big Bash League seasons.

Rugby Heaven

Reds get not-so-gentle reminders about Waratahs

Derby dual: Queenland Reds coach Richard Graham.

Phil Lutton 10:13 PM   Waratahs week at Ballymore has started with a flood of ex-players sending messages to coach Richard Graham, reminding him of how vital it is to give the Old Enemy a decent whack.

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Latu learning from Waratahs master Polota-Nau

Fast learner: Tolu Latu of the Waratahs in Super Rugby action against the Rebels.

Rupert Guinness 6:54 PM   When Tolu Latu gets to start a Super Rugby game, one person he will be grateful to besides the coach who selects him will be Waratahs hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau.

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League HQ

Talkin' Teams, and the great Hayne NFL reveal

Good buy: Glenn Stewart at training on Monday.

Chris Boulous 4:23 PM   Join League HQ's Chris Boulous for live coverage of Jarryd Hayne's NFL announcement, and all of the teamsheets for round one of NRL 2015.

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Hayne joins NFL's San Francisco 49ers

California dreaming: Hayne at the announcement on Tuesday afternoon.

James Macsmith 3:44 PM   As predicted by Fairfax Media on Tuesday morning, Jarryd Hayne has secured an NFL futures contract with the San Francisco 49ers.

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ACT Sport

Kyrigos rocking the rim for Indian Wells return

Lee Gaskin 3:55 PM   Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios will make his return from a back injury at next week's ATP 1000 Masters tournament at Indian Wells in the US.

Silver Slipper place-getter Voilier leading early Black Opal Stakes nominations

 Tye Angland rides Voilier.

David Polkinghorne 9:37 PM   Voilier has gone from being the horse no one wants to a highly sought after one and the two-year-old looks set for Canberra's ¬†Black Opal Stakes at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday.

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Soccer

City sign French winger as Duff replacement

Michael Lynch 4:02 PM   Melbourne City FC has signed French winger Harry Novillo¬†on an injury-replacement contract to cover for Irish international Damien Duff, whose season, if not career, has been ended by injury.

Carlo Ancelotti on shortlist to replace Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City is club fails to win trophy

Under pressure: Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini needs to win a trophy to guarantee his future at the club.

Mark Ogden 3:35 PM   Carlo Ancelotti will be short-listed to replace Manuel Pellegrini as Manchester City manager if the Chilean is dismissed at the end of the season.

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Tennis

Kyrigos rocking the rim for Indian Wells return

A different court: Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios helping launch the Westside precinct at Acton Park with a celebrity basketball game on Tuesday.

Lee Gaskin 3:55 PM   Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios will make his return from a back injury at next week's ATP 1000 Masters tournament at Indian Wells in the US.

Nishikori into world's top four, Murray out

the age

11:36 PM   Japan's Kei Nishikori broke into the top four of the ATP world rankings on Monday as the Asian trailblazer continued to shake up the top echelon of men's tennis.

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Cricket World Cup: Windies vs Zimbabwe

The West Indies take on a determined Zimbabwe in their Group B match at Manuka Oval.

Knights spoil Raiders' Seiffert homecoming

Newcastle coasted to a 26-4 trial win over Canberra in Queanbeyan.

Wests/UC take on Eastlake in first grade

The race for semi-finals spots heats up at Kingston Oval.

Adelaide leave it late to beat Wanderers

More heartbreak for Wanderers as Reds strike late at Hindmarsh.

Sydney FC edge out Mariners in thriller

A stunning Rhyan Grant goal helped Sydney FC to a 4-2 win.

Darren Bravo cops a nasty blow to head

West Indian batsmen Darren Bravo suffered a scare against Pakistan.

League HQ's NRL 2015 season preview

League HQ brings you an interactive on every NRL team.

Interactive game: World's best fielder

It's you vs the world, as you play along in the Cricket World Cup.

Afghanistan meets Bangladesh in ACT

Afghanistan and Bangladesh draw a crowd at Manuka Oval.

Australia pummels England at the MCG

Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia v England at the MCG.