Hammond out to atone for Commonwealth Games

Jon Tuxworth 6:12 PM   Jake Hammond remembers the day he shared a track with Usain Bolt as one of the best and worst moments of his career. 

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Heat on, but Triple-Tri called off

Chris Wilson 8:14 PM   Bushfire risks have forced the last-minute cancellation of one of Canberra's top endurance events.

Golf

Campbell rides luck on  Masters leaderboard

Chris Campbell  putts on the 18th green during day three of the Australian Masters.

Jon Tuxworth 6:31 PM   His caddy's a croupier at Canberra casino and Chris Campbell rode his luck to rocket into the Australian Masters top ten with a fine third round at Metropolitan Golf Club on Saturday. 

Burger king Patty grills PM

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

Cricket

Spaseski century puts Demons in poll position

 Wests batsman Callum Taylor faces Queanbeyan bowler Sam
Taylor.

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. 

Cycling

 Matthews to skip our summer for Europe

Michael Matthews celebrates winning a sprint finish in Spain.

David Polkinghorne 7:00 PM   Emerging superstar Michael Matthews will skip the Australian summer with his year built around getting his first Tour de France stage win, continued success at the Giro d'Italia and aiming for the spring one-day classics as well.

Racing

Ward back in the saddle

Ward got the all clear from his neurosurgeon and doctor on Monday and was back at work at 4.30am the following day.

David Polkinghorne 6:50 PM    Plans to return to racing at Canberra.

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Baseball

Thornton makes up the numbers for Cavs

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Basketball

Taylor and Pondexter run riot in Rangers win

Basketball

Jon Tuxworth 9:12 PM   The Canberra Capitals' WNBL finals hopes have taken a huge hit after they plunged to a 92-72 loss at bottom side Dandenong on Saturday night. 

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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

City fall again as Sydney march on

Brace: Sky Blues frontman Mark Janko.

Michael Lynch 10:25 PM   Errors by Melbourne City goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne and defender Rob Wielaert gifted Sydney striker Mark Janko a goal in each half and ensured the Sky Blues returned home with all three points.

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.

Cricket

Ducks and drakes surround Clarke's quest

Chloe Saltau 10:10 PM   Michael Clarke's ambitious quest to be fit for the first Test against India resulted in an elaborate game of ducks and drakes unfolding in Sydney grade cricket on Saturday.

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.

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