Surprise names picked for T20 World Cup squad

Andrew Wu 3:18 PM   Matthew Wade has paid the price for his poor form with the gloves and been dumped as Australia's wicketkeeper for the World T20 in India, raising question marks over his international future.

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'The most selfish cricketer I've played with'

"There's a lot of reasons I don't like Steve Waugh," says Shane Warne.

Ronny Lerner and Jesse Hogan 3:15 PM   Spin king Shane Warne has launched a stinging verbal attack on his former captain Steve Waugh.

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Bowral schoolgirl named in World Cup squad

Lauren Cheatle bowls during a Twenty20 against India.

8:58 AM   Young guns Beth Mooney and Lauren Cheatle have been included in Australia's 15-player squad for the Twenty20 women's World Cup.

Away fans the issue: Wanderers CEO

Fired up: Wanderers fans in the crowd let off flares as police officers look on during Saturday's match at  Etihad Stadium.

12:03 PM   Facing possible loss of competition points, A-League leaders Western Sydney Wanderers say they are searching for ways to better prevent fans blackening the club's reputation at away games.

Swans avoid Magpies in Goodes farewell

Adam Goodes will do a lap of honour with Mike Pyke in round three.

7:36 AM   Adam Goodes' final farewell to Sydney Swans fans will be delayed two weeks in an effort to avoid further jeering from Collingwood supporters.

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Lee has 'full support' of Raiders coach

Edrick Lee and Jack Wighton will play for the Indigenous All Stars this Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth 7:18 PM    Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says Edrick Lee has his "full support" after his Queensland Origin ban.

Indigenous players to fight for All-Stars 

Accentuate the positive: Dane Gagai at the Indigenous camp.

Brad Walter 10:13 PM   Why Dane Gagai and Joel Thompson chose not to play in the NRL Nines .

Manly recruit Koroisau charged by police

Charged: Apisai Koroisau  during his playing days with South Sydney.

Michael Carayannis and Emma Partridge 10:14 PM   Another NRL star has been charged by police.

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It's Eels if I quit the NFL: Hayne

Uncertain future: Jarryd Hayne.

Michael Chammas   Jarryd Hayne has quashed rumours linking him to the Sydney Roosters, adamant he wants to return to the Parramatta Eels if he was to quit the NFL.

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Canberra Greyhounds unfairly tarred

Kel O'Rourke sees similarities between greyhound racing and the NRL - the actions of a few spoil it for the majority.

David Polkinghorne 7:30 PM   Canberra greyhound race caller Kel O'Rourke says the actions of a few are giving the rest of the industry a bad name.

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Brumbies to be 'different beast'

Brumbies fullback Aidan Toua believes their attacking game plan will go to another level with the return of their Wallabies.

David Polkinghorne 6:04 PM   Brumbies fullback Aidan Toua says their attack will step up a notch with big names coming in.

Cricket

Black is the new pink

Old and new: the latest pink ball (right) has black stitching instead of green and white.

Chris Barrett 4:53 PM   Manufacturer Kookaburra hopes its new pink ball will ease visibility concerns aired by batsmen after the historic Adelaide Test under lights.

Osborne looks to rebound after home series omission

Erin Osborne has been named in Australia's women's T20 side.

Zac Lowe 4:38 PM   A T20 call-up didn't appear to be on the cards for Erin Osborne after she had been left out of Australia's one-day squad for their series against India.

Soccer

Design plans for $300m Parramatta stadium to be unveiled

Out with the old: Parramatta Stadium has passed its use-by date.

Michael Chammas 5:14 PM   Design recommendations for the $300 million stadium in Parramatta will be put forward at a meeting of major stakeholders on Wednesday.

Wilkinson ready for derby debut

Key to the City: Newly signed Melbourne City defender Alex Wilkinson.

Michael Lynch 1:53 PM   If things had gone slightly differently in the January transfer window there is a chance that Alex Wilkinson could have been poised to mark his return to the A-League in the navy blue of Melbourne Victory.

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League HQ

Design plans for $300m Parramatta stadium to be unveiled

Out with the old: Parramatta Stadium has passed its use-by date.

Michael Chammas 5:14 PM   Design recommendations for the $300 million stadium in Parramatta will be put forward at a meeting of major stakeholders on Wednesday.

RICE still on menu with club medicos

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David Sygall 5:08 PM   Ice packs will still be used dressing rooms around the country this football season, despite the doctor who devised the guideline having changed his mind.

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Rugby Heaven

Brumbies young guns 'look good for next year' jokes Toomua

Nick Jooste impressed in his first hit-out with the Brumbies.

David Polkinghorne   Brumbies playmaker full of praise for young guns after playing for the Super Rugby province for the first time.

Dennis backs Robinson to have Super codehop

Reece Robinson is looking for a fresh start with the Waratahs.

David Polkinghorne   Former Canberra Raiders back shines in first hit-out for Super Rugby province NSW Waratahs.

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AFL

Losing Roughead no huge blow: Brereton

Hawks forward Jarryd Roughead.

Ronny Lerner 3:35 PM   Hawthorn legend Dermott Brereton does not believe Jarryd Roughead's serious knee injury will serve as a "huge blow" for the Hawks this year.

Magpies urged to show 'true grit'

Find the fight: Collingwood's Nathan Brown says the team needs to get better at grinding out wins in the new season.

AFL Collingwood defender Nathan Brown has urged his teammates to discover their "true grit" in a bid to avoid another fade-out in the second half of the season.

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ACT Sport

Osborne looks to rebound after home series omission

Erin Osborne has been named in Australia's women's T20 side.

Zac Lowe 4:38 PM   A T20 call-up didn't appear to be on the cards for Erin Osborne after she had been left out of Australia's one-day squad for their series against India.

'Ambitious' Canberra needs WBBL and BBL teams: Dawson

After 15 years with Cricket ACT, Andrew Dawson will leave the organisation.

David Polkinghorne 7:16 PM   After 15 years with Cricket ACT, Meteors coach decides to get some work-life balance.

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Horse Racing

Weatherly shooting for Blue Diamond start

Good bloodline: Beneteau wins the Blue Diamond Prelude in 2010.

4:24 PM   The similarities between Weatherly and his sire Beneteau are not lost on Paul Messara.

Vandyke out to leave impression on Sydney

David Vandyke is preparing Yankee  Rose for next month's Golden Slipper.

Warwick Barr 4:23 PM   ​David Vandyke has a definite Golden Slipper horse in his stable and by the end of the week he could have a wildcard for The Championships.

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Eels stun Warriors    to win Nines title

Tournament underdogs Parramatta have started the year in style.

Glory stay within striking distance

Perth made sure Wellington stayed winless for nine games.

Raiders in action at the Auckland Nines

The young Raiders impressed to make the quarter-finals.

ACT Championships and ICP Grand Prix

Ahletes compete in the ACT titles and ICP Grand Prix.

WNBL: Canberra Capitals v Rangers

The Capitals lost their 21st match in a row against Dandenong.

Hutchison scores golden try for Aussies

Teenager Henry Hutchison has scored the try of his life.

Johnson steps up a gear against Broncos

The Warriors were facing an early exit until Shaun Johnson arrived.

Leicester dominate Manchester City 3-1

Leicester can't really win the Premier League, can they?

ACT Premier Cricket: Wests-UC v Eastlake

Wests-UC take on Eastlake in the Douglas Cup competition.

ACT Athletics titles and IPC Grand Prix

ACT Athletics Championships and the IPC Athletics Grand Prix.