Cricket's saddest day as Hughes mourned

Greg Baum 10:44 PM   RIP Phillip Hughes. Those have to be the saddest words ever written in the name of cricket. This has to be cricket's saddest day.

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Clarke is hurting as much as anyone

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Andrew Webster 5:42 AM   For the best part of two days, Michael Clarke has sat at the bedside of Phillip Hughes and held his hand.

Outpouring of support for Abbott

NSW fast bowler Sean Abbott.

Adrian Proszenko 10:21 PM   The cricket community has rallied to support the other person in the Phillip Hughes tragedy, with social media flooded with well-wishers for fast bowler Sean Abbott.

Test return was a matter of when, not if

Great talent: Phillip Hughes celebrates after scoring his second Test century at Durban in 2009.

Jesse Hogan 4:36 PM   Cricket is but a minor issue when compared to the loss felt by Phillip Hughes' family, teammates and friends.

Best mates' AFL dreams come true

Logan Austin was picked up by Port Adelaide in the AFL draft.

David Polkinghorne 10:04 PM   Canberra pair Jack Steele and Logan Austin have ended the ACT's five-year AFL draft drought.

Larkham open to Wallabies role at World Cup

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham.

Chris Wilson 6:22 PM   ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says he's "open" to playing a role for the Australian Wallabies.

Baseball

Cavalry's Atherton just wants to have fun

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David Polkinghorne 9:59 PM   Brian Grening found some form on the mound as Canberra's ABL resurgence continued on Thursday night.

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Soccer

Canberra teen kicking goals with West Ham

Daramalan College student Alexandru Uricaru will leave on a two-week tour of Britain with the West Ham United International Soccer Academy.

Lee Gaskin 10:03 PM   Canberra teenager Alexandru Uricaru will train with the West Ham United International Soccer Academy.

Basketball

Capitals primed for Lightning to strike twice

Carley Mijovic and Alex Bunton will take on their former teammates on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin 10:01 PM   The Capitals expect ex-players Alex Bunton and Carley Mijovic to fire up against them on Saturday,

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Rugby Heaven

Twelvetrees adds a cutting edge

Billy Twelvetrees will form a new midfield combination with George Ford.

Mick Cleary 2:06 PM   Billy Twelvetrees, who learnt his trade alongside George Ford as a young Leicester reserve on chill Monday nights in faraway homespun venues, has pledged to be more "cut-throat" when he teams up again with the Bath fly-half against Australia in front of 82,000 at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon.

Stuart Lancaster's team is too machine-like

Quade Cooper brings X-factor to the Wallabies.

Austin Healy 1:43 PM   Stuart Lancaster has done some fine things, but he is now in danger of creating a sterile squad bereft of any magic, writes Austin Healey.

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League HQ

Manly's Tetevano admits to bashing former girlfriend

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Gabriel Wingate-Pearse 1:18 PM   Former Knights player Zane Tetevano’s future with the Manly Sea Eagles has been put on ice after he admitted in court on Friday to bashing his former girlfriend on four separate occasions.

Sydney clubs quitting NRL would do Dave Smith a favour

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Steve Mascord   If a group of recalcitrant Sydney clubs was to refuse to sign NRL franchise agreements next year, they'd be doing the League Central administration a favour.

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Football

Ryan stars for Club Brugge

1:52 PM   Club Brugge had Australian goalkeeper Mat Ryan to thank for stonewalling Torino in a goalless draw that puts the Belgians on the brink of reaching the Europa League's knockout round.

Hotspurs red-faced after pitch invaders halt play against Partizan

A spectator runs onto the pitch and takes a 'selfie' of himself and Tottenham Hotspur's Erik Lamela.

Matthew Elkerton 10:33 AM   Pitch invasion at White Hart Lane causes stoppage in play between Tottenham Hotspurs and FK Partizan.

Cricket

Davidson remembers a bushie who would never give up

Phil Hughes

Daniel Lane 1:55 PM   Alan Davidson, an 85-year-old living legend of Australian cricket, said the legacy of the late Phillip Hughes would be that he was a cricketer tough enough - and talented enough - to never accept defeat.

Phillip Hughes: Tributes pour in for batsman

Rose Powell 1:50 PM   The world was shocked by the tragic death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes on Thursday at age 25. Here are the latest developments as tributes pour in.

Racing

Racing board rejects whip study offer

Stathi Paxinos 1:38 PM   Australian racing authorities have dismissed out of hand a Sydney University proposal to conduct a study that would used thermographic cameras to determine if whip use caused pain and injury on a thoroughbred horse.

Racing Results for Thursday, November 27

12:16 AM   Racing Results for Thursday, November 27

Tributes roll in for Phillip Hughes

Tributes from prime ministers past and present, team mates, cricket legends for Phillip Hughes.

Hughes family: 'We are devastated'

Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke reads a statement on behalf of the Hughes family.

Phillip Hughes' life in pictures

A look back at the short but remarkable life of Phillip Hughes.

2014 Queanbeyan Gift Carnival

2014 Queanbeyan Gift Carnival at Queanbeyan Park.

T20 Cricket: ANU v Ginninderra

Ginninderra take on the ANU in a Twenty20 match at ANU.

ODI Series: Australia v South Africa

Australia take on South Africa in game three of the one day series at Manuka Oval.

Footballer faces court over brutal tackle

FC Zurich has launched legal action after midfielder is seriously injured in a horror tackle.

Batsman's skull fractured by bouncer

Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad's career-best Test innings brought to a dramatic end.

Cheika insists there's more to come

Coach believes his Wallabies side can get better and still have quality to add to their squad.

Canberra Capitals v West Coast Waves

The West Coast Waves take on the Canberra Capitals at AIS Arena, November 9.