Clarke re-injuring hamstring 'biggest fear'

Andrew Wu 6:23 PM   Australia have averted one nightmare scenario with Michael Clarke though the spectre of another alarming prospect will hang over the hamstrung captain upon his return.

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Kyrgios to establish London base


Linda Pearce 11:50 AM   Australian Nick Kyrgios will set up his northern hemisphere training base in London.

TV cuts would be devastating, says Graf


Lee Gaskin and Chris Wilson 6:17 PM   Canberra United and Canberra Capitals players on possible cuts to coverage of women's sport with the budget cuts at the ABC.

Raiders hold on to hookers

The Sydney Roosters made a play at hooker Glen Buttriss.

Chris Wilson 10:20 PM   Canberra has turned down an approach from the Sydney Roosters to release Glen Buttriss or Matt McIlwrick, with Raiders coach Ricky Stuart determined to promote competition.

Bowditch 'skanks' out a share of lead

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Matt Murnane 6:50 PM   Steven Bowditch didn't know whether "skanking" his way around Metropiltan Golf Course, in brutal conditions, finish tied for the lead on the opening day of the Australian Masters was a good sign.

Mr Cricket to lead PM's XI against England

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announces that Michael Hussey will captain the Prime Minister's XI in January.

Lee Gaskin 2:54 PM   Australian batting great Michael Hussey on his announcement as captain of the PM's XI against England at Manuka Oval on January 14.

Fiji connection to spark try-scoring spree

Standout player: Tevita Kuridrani has cemented his spot.

Chris Dutton 8:34 PM   It's the Fijian connection and Tevita Kuridrani hopes the chance to play alongside Henry Speight in Wallabies gold can spark an avalanche of tries with the prize to be a bowl of kava.

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Breen calls for equal Stawell opportunity

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David Polkinghorne 9:43 PM   Can Australia's fastest woman win her second Queanbeyan Gift?


Canberra FC brings in big guns for NPL charge

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Lee Gaskin 6:15 PM   Canberra FC is aiming to return to the top of the Capital Football National Premier League after signing four players for next season.


Rugby Heaven

Elders wanted to 'snot' McCaw

DON’T MESS WITH RICKO: A young Richie McCaw drew the ire of his team-mates.

Richard Knowler 7:54 AM   Steve Hansen recalls a time Richie McCaw risked being pummelled by his own teammates.

South Africa bring in two more for Wales test

Late inclusion: Lions five-eighth Marnitz Boshoff will join the Springboks squad for their test against Wales on November 29.

Nick Said 7:50 AM   South Africa have called on Bulls halfback Rudy Paige and Lions five-eighth Marnitz Boshoff for the test against Wales on November 29.


League HQ

Cullen steps down after report admits failings

Bowing out: Bruno Cullen.

Roy Masters 9:50 PM   Long-term Brisbane Broncos servant Bruno Cullen stepped down as chairman of the club's Red Hill leagues club at Thursday night's annual general meeting.

Bulldogs take a stand with White Ribbon

Anti-domestic violence: White Ribbon CEO Libby Davies, Raelene Castle, Aiden Tolman, Fayssal Sari from White Ribbon and Steve Turner

Michael Chammas 11:00 PM   In the wake of yet another domestic violence charge in the NRL, Canterbury Bulldogs have formed a landmark partnership with White Ribbon in a bid to reduce prevalence by educating their players and the community.



Shuffling the key for Victory

Mark Milligan controls the ball during Melbourne Victory training this week.

Ronny Lerner and Ben McKay 12:26 AM   Melbourne Victory's hopes of returning to the summit of the A-League on Friday night depend on how well they can shuffle their pack of players. And the club was thrown an extra challenge on Thursday with Matthieu Delpierre confirmed as battling a foot complaint.

Wanderers won't be taken lightly: Covic

Worth having: The Wanderers’ Golgol Mebrahtu and the Club World Cup trophy on Thursday.

Michael Chammas 11:50 PM   Western Sydney goalkeeper Ante Covic believes Cruz Azul won't make the mistake of underestimating the Wanderers at next month's FIFA Club World Cup.


Dubai Test hangs precariously

Plotting: The Black Caps will need something special on the fifth day against Pakistan to snatch a rare away test win.

7:58 AM   Black Caps believe they can snatch a win over Pakistan after ending day four with a second innings lead of 177.

Sledging? That spurred me on: Lara

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Andrew Webster 5:13 AM   Brian Lara won't tell you which Australian player he disliked playing against the most - out of respect for them.

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Racing Results for Thursday, November 20

11:06 PM   Racing Results for Thursday, November 20

Kensington track doesn't give punters a fair go

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Max Presnell 9:36 PM   Punters are unhappy with the Kensington circuit at Randwick.

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.

Show Jumping Cup

Equestrians gather in Curtin for the Show Jumping Cup on the weekend.

Canberra Cavalry v Sydney Blue Sox

In Baseball Canberra Cavalry take on the Sydney Blue Sox at Narrabundah Ball Park.

Canberra United v Sydney FC

Canberra United defeat Sydney FC 3-0 at McKellar Park.

Twenty20: Eastlake v Western District

Twenty20 Konica Cup: Eastlake v Western District at Kingston Oval

Canberra Cavalry vs Sydney Blue Sox

Canberra Cavalry vs Sydney Blue Sox at Narrabundah Ballpark