Off-contract Soliola keen to stay at Raiders

Jon Tuxworth 9:48 PM   Off-contract Canberra veteran Sia Soliola wants to play on at the club next year.

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Australia vs New Zealand: Day Three

Adam Voges

Ronny Lerner 5:20 PM   Australia vs New Zealand Cricket Live: First Test - Day Three from Wellington

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Cameron Smith stars in World side's win

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13: Cameron Smith of the World All Stars passes the ball during the NRL match between the ...

Phil Lutton 10:26 PM   The more things change - bunker systems, new rules - the more they stay the same as Cameron Smith calmly guided the World All Stars team to victory at Suncorp Stadium.

Smith warns shot clock may slow down game

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13:  Cameron Smith of the World All Stars holds the Arthur Beetson trophy after the NRL ...

Phil Lutton 1:15 AM   Laws giving players a set time to pack scrums were intended to speed up the game. On Saturday night, it had the opposite effect.

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Souths win lacklustre Charity Shield clash

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13:  The Rabbitohs team celebrate with the Charity Shield after victory during the NRL ...

Michael Carayannis 9:15 PM   At least both teams finished unscathed and there were no competition points on the line.

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Hopoate injured in trial loss against Panthers

Big unit: Sam Kasiano looks to offload in a tackle.

Michael Chammas 9:14 PM   Canterbury's woes were compounded wih new recruit Will Hopoate succumbing to a knee injury in a trial on Saturday night.

Fornaroli's magic lights up derby

Bruno Fornaroli of the City competes for the ball with Guilherme Finkler of the Victory.

Michael Lynch 9:58 PM   Some games are so compelling, so captivating and so intense that its physically exhausting to watch them, never mind play in them. 

Janjetovic howler costs Sky Blues 

More frustration: Sydney FC's Seb Ryall reacts after a missed opportunity.

Sebastian Hassett 9:11 PM   A lovely day at Allianz Stadium, both Alex Brosque and David Carney back in the starting line up and a bottom-four opponent. What could possibly go wrong?

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Is Leicester sport's greatest story?

Vardy party: Jamie Vardy celebrates a goal against Chelsea in December.

Paul Hayward 2:30 AM   From facing relegation to an improbable title bid, the club has given others reason to hope.

'Sir' Voges passes Bradman in NZ

Adam Voges

Andrew Wu 9:41 PM   This time last year Adam Voges appeared destined never to wear the baggy green. On Saturday night he had a Test average over 100, higher than the greatest of them all - Sir Donald Bradman.

Lehmann helped me relax: Khawaja

Australia?s Usman Khawaja celebrates his century against New Zealand on the second day of the first International ...

Andrew Wu 7:25 PM   Usman Khawaja has credited coach Darren Lehmann for giving him the belief to blossom from the player insecure about his place in the team into the bona fide Test star he is today.

Cricket

Australia vs New Zealand First Test - Day Three from Wellington

Adam Voges

Ronny Lerner 5:20 PM   Australia vs New Zealand Cricket Live: First Test - Day Three from Wellington

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Australia closing in on victory in first Test against New Zealand

Soearhead: Josh Hazlewood has the figures of 1/42 off 17 overs this innings.

Andrew Wu 4:12 PM   Australia were given a reminder how difficult this New Zealand side is to beat but victory appears inevitable for Steve Smith's side, and will come possibly as early as Monday.

Soccer

FFA to crack down on Victory supporters over flares

A flare is ignited in the Melbourne Victory supporters area of the crowd.

Michael Lynch 5:54 PM   Melbourne Victory face a crack down from the FFA after fans ripped flares and caused disturbances both inside and outside AAMI Park on Saturday night before the derby match against Melbourne City.

Fornaroli crucial to City's title hopes

Star strikes: City striker Bruno Fornaroli celebrates his second goal during the derby match against Melbourne Victory ...

Michael Lynch 3:24 PM   Melbourne City must move to do all within their power to keep Bruno Fornaroli if they hope not just to win this year's A-League championship but build a team that can also challenge for the next few seasons.

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League HQ

Croker humbled by Bennett's Origin call

Wayne Bennett believes Jarrod Croker deserves an Origin spot for NSW. <i>Image digitally altered by Keisuke Osawa</i>

Phil Lutton 6:04 PM   The Raiders centre has a huge fan in Wayne Bennett, who said he would be one of the first men picked if he was putting together a Blues outfit in 2016.

Cool hand Luke: Taylor happy to give Brooks time

In the spotlight: Tigers coach Jason Taylor says Luke Brooks is continuing to make strides forward.

Chris Barrett 5:28 PM   Is this the year Luke Brooks vaults to the next level, meeting some of the lofty expectations and comparisons the halfback has been saddled with ever since that sensational NRL debut against St George Illawarra?

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Rugby Heaven

Coleman confident he will be fit for start of Super Rugby

Sport. 20th November 2015. Brumbie's players train in Canberra's 36 degree heat.
Brumbies player Robbie Coleman.

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Chris Dutton 5:05 PM   ACT Brumbies full-back Robbie Coleman will return to training this week hoping to claim the No.15 jersey.

Ireland battered and bruised by France

Ireland's Andrew Trimble, center is tackled by France's Maxime Mermoz, left, and Wenceslas Lauret.

7:01 AM   Ireland were left battered and bruised after losing 10-9 to France in the Six Nations on Saturday, their first defeat by Les Bleus for five years.

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AFL

Ablett ruled out of NAB Challenge opener

Gary Ablett: Injury concerns.

Jon Pierik 6:39 PM   Gary Ablett has been ruled out of the Gold Coast Suns' opening NAB Challenge clash, having withdrawn from Saturday's intra-club match at Carrara because of a foot injury.

ASADA chief ready to front full inquiry

ASADA chief executive Ben McDevitt.

Jon Pierik 6:42 PM   The head of Australia's anti-doping authority says he would ready to appear before a Senate inquiry into the handling of the Essendon supplements saga - should one be called.

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ACT Sport

Mbonzi-Geach proof Canberra TRYathlon is worth it

Aussie swimming sensation James Magnussen hands out medals to competitors.

4:50 PM   Canberra teenager Mikaela Mbonzi-Geach says the TRYathlon event has kickstarted her ambition to chase an Olympic Games dream in the coming years.

'The Missile' hopes to fire in Rio

Australian swimmer James Magnussen.

Chris Dutton 2:07 PM   The pain of sitting on the couch while someone else claimed his world title has ignited the fire inside James Magnussen as he targets Olympic Games gold in Rio.

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Horse Racing

Drugs and cheating not a big problem in Vic racing, says trainers' chief

Australian Trainers' Association chief Andrew Nicholl is adamant there is not a systemic doping problem in Victoria.

Michael Lynch 3:10 PM   Lurid headlines about horses being doped, trainers cheating and nefarious practices by various vets and licensed (and unlicensed) people have plagued the Victorian racing industry for more than a year now.

Victorian jumps jockeys get chance to learn from maestro Mullins

Willie Mullins: The Irish trainer will help guide Victorian jumps pair Dara O'Meachair and Adam Roustoby.

Michael Lynch 2:56 PM   Victorian jumps jockeys Dara O'Meachair and Adam Roustoby have been given a huge chance to hone their skills by working at champion Irish trainer Willie Mullin's stable ahead of the Cheltenham Festival in England in March.

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World All Stars upset Indigenous All Stars

The World All Stars have upset the Indigenous All Stars for the first time since 2012 with a bruising win.

ACT cricket: Weston Creek v Eastlake

Weston Creek Molonglo and Eastlake face off at Stirling Oval.

Referee doesn't award clear match-winner

Gui Finkler's free kick went over the goal line but was disallowed.

Goalkeeper blunder costs Sky Blues

Vedran Janjetovic had a night to forget as Perth won 2-1.

Brisbane Roar share points with Newcastle 

But the Roar stay one point clear on top of the A-League ladder.

Capitals win first game of season

It's been the season from hell but it won't end winless for the Caps.

Voges spared after wrong call

An incorrect no-ball ruling spares Adam Voges in New Zealand.

Wanderers coach on fan behaviour

Tony Popovic speaks about recent fan behaviour.

Essendon to sign two 'top-up' players

John Worsfold pleased with  attitude of the "top-up" players.

Wanderers fined, warned on points

Wanderers fans need to behave or their club will lose points.