Surprise names picked for T20 World Cup squad

Andrew Wu 8:15 AM   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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Lee has 'full support' of Raiders coach

Raiders fullback Jack Wighton.

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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Time for Manning to get off the horse

Peyton Manning

Jarrett Bell 9:15 PM   Peyton Manning did not lose the Super Bowl, and that can be quite the recipe for winning.

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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.

Wanderers may lose competition points

Wanderers fans during the round 18 A-League match between the Melbourne Victory and Western Sydney in Melbourne on Saturday.

Dominic Bossi 6:06 PM   Western Sydney Wanderers could be stripped of competition points due to the poor behaviour of a number of supporters who ignited flares.

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Netball ACT eyes ANZ Championship bid

Canberra Darters player, Simone Nalder, left, and Victoria Fury player Emily Mannix in action during the 2015 Australian ...

Jon Tuxworth 6:01 PM   Netball ACT remains hopeful of tabling an official expression of interest for inclusion into an expanded ANZ Championship.

Brown admits interest in Capitals role

Phil Brown is currently Basketball ACT's high-performance director.

Jon Tuxworth 9:00 PM   Phil Brown says he would be "interested in having a discussion" about the vacant Capitals head coaching role.

Cricket

Ponting's fears for captain Smith

Captain of all formats: Steve Smith.

Ronny Lerner 10:40 AM   Cricket legend Ricky Ponting fears that being captain of Australia in all three formats of the game will eventually catch up with Steve Smith.

Schoolgirl in Southern Stars 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.

Soccer

Roar don't want Wanderers points stripped

On song: Jamie Maclaren of the Roar.

12:07 PM   Star Brisbane Roar striker Jamie Maclaren doesn't want to see A-League title rivals Western Sydney stripped of competition points as punishment for fan misbehaviour.

Blatter, Platini to be invited to 2018 WC

Russia has defended the right to invite banned officials Michel Platini and Sepp Blatter to World Cup.

12:05 PM   Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says disgraced world soccer president Sepp Blatter and the sport's European head, Michel Platini, will be invited to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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League HQ

NRL to use bunker for All-Stars

Trials: NRL head of football Todd Greenberg says the bunker will be in full operation this weekend.

The NRL will trial 'live' match review charges while the bunker will be used for the first time during the annual All-Stars and Charity Shield matches on Saturday.

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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 12:02 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.

Will scoring get a kick along this season?

From 2007, of the nine flasg Hawthorn have won four and Geelong three.

Jon Pierik 5:47 PM   Goal scoring remained at a 15-year low last season, but could finally rise this year if the league's premier midfielders rest more often inside attacking 50.

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ACT Sport

'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.

Carters back in Canberra for Futures League clash

NSW wicketkeeper Ryan Carters will be back in Canberra for Monday's Futures League game against the ACT Comets.

Ryan Carters says the importance of having the ACT Comets in the Futures League cannot be understated.

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Horse Racing

Racing industry stunned by positive swabs to the drug ibuprofen

Signoff, who finished fourth in the 2014 Melbourne Cup, returned to racing on Boxing Day and was successful but later ...

Large doses of the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen is behind the positive swabs that have shocked the racing industry, well-placed sources say.

Stanley to face RAD board

Leading Sydney jockey Glyn Schofield.

Trainer Brent Stanley will face four charges issued by Racing Victoria stewards following the sale of his former racehorse Equita to Hong Kong last year.

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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.