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'Limited window': Why is Cold Chisel the latest act to snub Canberra?

· Updated May 31 2024 - 9:31am, first published May 30 2024 - 11:22am
  • Read on for the latest news and gossip from around the grounds in Canberra sport. This week we've got the latest on the AIS Arena and Cold Chisel's snub, an NRL double standard and a mystery coach disappearance.

The AIS Arena reopening has been delayed until some time in June, but its long-awaited revamp didn't come in time to convince Cold Chisel to stop in the capital for their 50th anniversary tour.

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Melanie Dinjaski

Melanie Dinjaski

Sports Reporter

Melanie Dinjaski is an experienced sports journalist at the Canberra Times with a genuine love of all sports. She's covered every code from NRL to NFL. Melanie aims to bring Canberrans all the sports news they need to know. If you have a story worth sharing, get in touch!

Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

Chris Dutton has been a sport journalist since 2008, covering rugby union, rugby league, basketball, cricket and soccer. He has covered World Cups and Olympic Games in print and online. Chris has had a stint as news director, but is back in sport to follow the ups and downs. Email:

David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Sports journo

Covering the Raiders, Cavalry, cycling and racing, plus everything else that involves sport in the ACT, for The Canberra Times. Basically I love sport and watching it is a full-time job. Email:

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