Smith heroics steal remarkable win for Australia

Chloe Saltau 7:29 AM   If there's something wrong with one-dayers, it has nothing to do with Steve Smith.

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Cornish confident of stepping up

Mitch Cornish

Chris Wilson   Canberra Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish says he's ready for the biggest season of his footballing career.

Campese poised to join Salford

Heading towards the exit: Terry Campese.

Adrian Proszenko 10:00 PM   Canberra captain Terry Campese has almost certainly played his last game in lime green as Salford emerges as his likely destination.

Scott's footsteps growing louder for Wright

Adam Scott tees off on the 18th on Friday.

Matt Murnane   Michael Wright gets in trouble when his mind "gets too busy", so positive self-talk is his method of blocking out the doubts, and as well as it worked in the second round he will need to get to know himself even better in the third to stop a charging Adam Scott from claiming history at the Australian Masters.

Concussion forces change from Toomua

Matt Toomua

Chris Dutton   Back to back concussions have forced Matt Toomua to change his tackling technique, but the recalled Wallabies centre insists he will not shy away from physical contact in his Test return.

Beale not cheating the system: Cheika

Direct: Australian coach Michael Cheika.

Chris Dutton   New Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has defended his decision to select Kurtley Beale on the bench for the clash against Ireland, saying no one is trying to “cheat the system” after a controversial month.

Athletics

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Jon Tuxworth   Last year's win was supposed to kickstart his season, but defending Queanbeyan Gift champion Angus Gould says the injuries which cruelled his Commonwealth Games hopes will spur him on to qualify for next year's world championships. 

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Baseball

Thornton makes up the numbers for Cavs

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Burger king Patty grills PM

Jon Tuxworth dinkus

Jon Tuxworth 9:21 PM   Locker Room: Patty Mills grills the PM, Canberra ready for big-time golf and Daddy Day-Care at the Canberra Raiders.

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Rugby Heaven

Ryan hopes to put Brumbies on collision course with title

Ryan believes some added physicality will help to give the Brumbies the slight lift they need to win their first title since 2004 and give him provide the final piece missing from his playing and coaching careers. to date.

David Polkinghorne 9:13 PM   Wants to instill a hard, uncompromising edge to Brumbies.

Francophile Mowen is still backing Wallabies

Ben Mowen, on the 2013 Spring Tour with the Wallabies.

Chris Dutton 7:00 PM   Former Wallabies captain Ben Mowen is adamant Australia can be a World Cup contender, insisting the team’s “wealth of leadership experience” will strengthen its bid to lift the trophy.

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League HQ

Watmough an ideal captaincy candidate

New in blue: Anthony Watmough will turn out for Parramatta in 2015.

Adrian Proszenko 9:16 PM   Manly skipper Jamie Lyon believes Anthony Watmough would be a suitable candidate should Parramatta be looking for a new co-captain.

Souths stand down player after charge

Stood down: Cody Walker.

Adrian Proszenko 8:46 PM   Another South Sydney player, Melbourne recruit Cody Walker, has been charged with domestic assault on the the eve of White Ribbon Day celebrations.

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Football

Wanderers fail to put Jets to the sword

Feeling the pinch: Shannon Cole.

Sebastian Hassett 9:00 PM   If ever the Western Sydney Wanderers were going to make up ground on the rest of the competition, playing the A-League stragglers should have been a lay down misere.

Melbourne City v Sydney FC

Man of the moment: Marc Janko is fast becoming a hero in Sky Blue colours.

7:17 PM   Live scores and stats as Graham Arnold's side head to Melbourne looking to keep pace with the top three.

Cricket

Captain Cook sails into storm with Pup sacrifice

"It’s the Australian captain and he needs a bat": Jeff Cook on Michael Clarke.

Daniel Lane 8:10 PM   Western Suburbs cricket captain Jeff Cook said he was not concerned by the possible backlash for sacrificing the Magpie's first innings points against Parramatta to "do the right thing by Australian cricket" and set the scene for Michael Clarke to bat next weekend.

Spaseski century puts Demons in poll position

 Wests batsman Callum Taylor faces Queanbeyan bowler Sam
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Jon Tuxworth 8:00 PM   ANU must be getting sick of the sight of Michael Spaseski after the Eastlake skipper terrorised it again with a blistering century at Kingston Oval on Saturday. 

Racing

Goldman wants to honour Walter and Berry

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David Polkinghorne 8:20 PM   Goulburn trainer has three runners in the Goulburn Cup.

Inner track on the outer with Murrihy, jockeys

"Not up to standard": James McDonald rides Skarsgard during Saturday's racing at Royal Randwick.

Adam Pengilly 7:12 PM   The final two meetings on the Kensington track before it undergoes a desperately needed overhaul are in danger of being moved to other Sydney venues after Randwick's inner surface was again labelled "not up to standard".

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