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Lee Gaskin 9:26 PM   Join Lee Gaskin from GIO Stadium in Canberra as he covers the Brumbies crucial match against the Bulls live.

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Australia's $500k payment under scrutiny

Sepp Blatter.

Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker   An alleged $500,000 theft of Australian football funds has been referred to the AFP.

Kokkinakis ousts Tomic from French Open

Rising star: Thanasi Kokkinakis was too good for fellow Australian Bernard Tomic.

6:46 AM   Thanasi Kokkinakis has overcome injury, a two-set deficit and three match points to oust seeded Australian countryman Bernard Tomic in an epic second-round French Open clash in Paris.

The 'Hurri-Kane' breezes into Sydney

Striker Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspurs is greeted by fans waiting at Sydney's international airport for there team to arrive prior to the game against Sydney FC.

Sebastian Hassett 2:37 PM   Barely a few days ago, Harry Kane was wrapping up his breakout EPL campaign with his 31st goal of the season for Tottenham. Now he's in Sydney.

Queensland didn't win, NSW lost

SANTA CLARA, CA - APRIL 29:  Jarryd Hayne poses for a photo during a San Fransisco 49ers media opportunity at Levi's Stadium on April 29, 2015 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jarryd Hayne *** Local Caption *** Jarryd Hayne

Jarryd Hayne 11:17 PM   Queensland didn't win that game as much as NSW lost it - they are the losses that cut the deepest.

Williams braces for Broncos

Confident: Raider Sam Williams says his running game won't be affected when he returns from a collapsed lung on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Raiders halfback has no issues with the collision that caused him to be hospitalised with a collapsed lung, but he believes referees need to ensure playmakers are protected when kicking.

The sledge of the season

Demon Jesse Hogan has swagger as well as talent

Wayne Carey   He has swagger, and he has the potential to be great. If one story I've been told is correct, the Melbourne faithful have every right to believe.

Adelaide cleared of striking illegal deal

Carlton president Mark LoGiudice, captain Marc Murphy, former coach Mick Malthouse and CEO Steven Trigg pose for a photo in November last year

Emma Quayle, Daniel Cherny   The AFL has completed its investigation into Adelaide's recruitment of free agent Eddie Betts, clearing the Crows of any wrongdoing.

Slipper fits for Black Opal Stakes

Takedown wins the Black Opal Stakes earlier this year.

David Polkinghorne   Canberra Racing will move Black Opal Stakes off the Canberra Day long weekend to continue to establish the race as a genuine lead-up race for the Golden Slipper Stakes.

League HQ

Panthers lose Moylan and the match against Parramatta

Going nowhere: Chris Sandow and Ryan Morgan of the Eels tackle Waqa Blake of the Panthers.

Michael Chammas 10:00 PM   Just when it seemed like Penrith's injury-plagued season couldn't get any worse, the Panthers were dealt a blow of monumental proportions by losing fullback Matt Moylan for up to two months.

Former Broncos playmaker hopes Raiders fans show Milford respect

Anthony Milford celebrates a try playing with former Raiders teammates Josh Papalii and Jarrod Croker last year.

Jon Tuxworth 9:00 PM   Ben Ikin says jeering Anthony Milford in his return to Canberra would be "like booing Santa Claus".

CANBERRA RAIDERS NEWS

Rugby Heaven

Brumbies win with Speight brace, but Carter suffers knee injury

Sam Carter suffered a serious knee injury.

David Polkinghorne 9:55 PM    A Henry Speight brace has kept the ACT Brumbies' Super Rugby finals hopes alive - but it could come at a cost.

Complacency not an option for Waratahs against Lions

Milestone man: Waratahs centre Kurtley Beale.

Georgina Robinson 6:48 PM   ​Kurtley Beale says the Waratahs have steeled themselves against complacency heading into a vital highveld clash with the "dangerous" Lions in Johannesburg.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

Cricket

Live scores: England v New Zealand First Test

Fighter: Tom Latham.

10:34 PM   England take on travelling New Zealand in the second match of a two-match Test series.

Ahmed draws inspiration from family reunion ahead of likely Test debut

Legspinner Fawad Ahmed looks at a spinning ball at the indoor cricket nets at the MCG in Melbourne on June 6, 2013, after he was named to join the Australian A team's tour of Britain this month.  The prospects for the former Pakistani asylum-seeker to play for his adopted country improved dramatically when a bill to amend the Citizenship Act, which will help fast-track his application, passed through Australia's lower house of parliament on June 5.  AFP PHOTO / Mal Fairclough      IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE

Chris Barrett 9:41 PM   A Test debut for Fawad Ahmed against the West Indies next week would be the culmination of a remarkable journey but it has not come without sacrifice.

AFL

Giants set to keep Shiel and Hoskin-Elliott

Will Hoskin-Elliott (centre) appears likely to stay with the Giants.

Jake Niall 8:25 PM   Greater Western Sydney appears set to fend off Victorian raiders and secure both outstanding young midfielder, Dylan Shiel, and talented forward Will Hoskin-Elliott.

Western Bulldogs eye a bite of Friday night football

Against the run of form, the Western Bulldogs suffered a loss in round eight.

Jon Pierik 8:55 PM   Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon says the team's encouraging form this season should warrant at least one Friday night match next season.

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Soccer

Loan man no more, Andros Townsend proves his worth

Andros Townsend and Selected Tottenham Hotspur players attended Birchgrove Oval to  conduct a coaching clinic with players from the Special Olympics football team.
Photography Brendan Esposito
sport,sport,29th May,2015

Sebastian Hassett 8:43 PM   With temporary stints at nine different clubs in four years, Tottenham's Andros Townsend spent more time on loan than the most popular book at a public library.

Wenger chasing FA Cup history

Arsene Wenger.

8:37 PM   Arsene Wenger would love to silence his critics by making history when holders Arsenal take on Aston Villa in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

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ACT Sport

Are you Canberra's strongest man - or woman?

Canberra Strongman Andrew Fraser pulls a truck.

Chris Wilson 10:15 PM   Canberra Strongman entrant Andrew Fraser took up the novel sport to 'pick up chicks' - literally.

Canberra premiership would be Zoumagic for Dryden

Jockey Jason Collett charges Invincible Express along the rails to salute ahead of jockey Jeff Penza on Under The Eaves.

David Polkinghorne 8:29 PM    Canberra racing icon Keith Dryden is one win closer to claiming the ACT trainer premiership.

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Horse Racing

Canberra premiership would be Zoumagic for Dryden

Jockey Jason Collett charges Invincible Express along the rails to salute ahead of jockey Jeff Penza on Under The Eaves.

David Polkinghorne 8:29 PM    Canberra racing icon Keith Dryden is one win closer to claiming the ACT trainer premiership.

International hopes all good but filly out of Oaks

Ready to fly: Trainer Chris Waller (centre) checks on the condition of top sprinter Brazen Beau after a Flemington workout.

Patrick Bartley 7:20 PM   Arguably two of Australia's most powerful horse trainers Gai Waterhouse and Chris Waller flew into Melbourne on Thursday night to put the finishing touches on there Royal Ascot hopefuls the following morning.

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FIFA, FFA and the missing $500k

Why did the Football Federation of Australia hand over $500,000 to a corrupt FIFA executive?

Queensland's Cronk snatches victory

A Cooper Cronk field goal secured Queensland an 11-10 victory in the opening State of Origin match.

Bulldogs win thriller against Raiders

Canterbury Bulldogs on top against Canberra Raiders

Brumbies too strong for Lions

The Brumbies run in four tries to secure a bonus point victory in Johannesburg.

Brumbies vs Lions

The ACT Brumbies take on the Emirates Lions at Emirates Airline Park in South Africa.

Raiders vs Dragons

The Canberra Raiders take on the St George Illawarra Dragons at WIN Stadium.

Panthers vs Olympic

Canberra Olympic took on the Monaro Panthers at O'Connor enclosed oval.

National Capital Rally

Scenes from the National Capital Rally in the ACT as part of the National Rally Championship.

Sharks snatch golden point win over Titans

The Cronulla Sharks come from behind to defeat the Titans 23-22.

Melbourne Storm beat Souths and go top

Melbourne Storm overcome the South Sydney Rabbitohs 16-12.