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17 August 2018 7:42 AM Gridiron ACT shifts focus from 'ironman' to football

The ever-changing dynamic of ACT Gridiron has paved the way for former national team coach John Ludvigson to take charge of a new club and focus on playing football, not "ironman". The league has had a presence in Canberra since 1993 but ACT Gridiron has struggled to tap into a growing American football fan base with the league entrenched in a battle 5

16 August 2018 8:43 AM Wallaroos rookie Georgia O'Neill set to shine on the big stage

O'Neill joins Emily Chancellor, Atasi Lafai, Crystal Maguire and Mhicca Carter as run-on debutants with Darryl Wickliffe, Melissa Fatu, Alice Tonumaivao and Shanice Parker looking to earn a maiden cap from the bench. "We’ve had a really excellent build up to our first match of 2018 and the team is chomping at the bit to get out there and play some rugby 5

12 August 2018 10:12 PM Why West Coast may possess the magical mystery potion for AFL success

It looks like a case of no Gaff, no Naitanui, no worries for the West Coast Eagles as they head for the AFL finals full of brotherhood and belief and primed for an unlikely assault on the AFL premiership. Adam Simpson's class of 2018 is looking steadier and sterner as the season rolls on with nothing, seemingly, able to clip their wings. Not the loss of their 12

7 August 2018 9:15 AM Angus Brayshaw tees off at West Coast CEO Trevor Nisbett and Andrew Gaff

"They didn't play golf, Hamish said he wasn't sure where they (West Coast) got that from." In contrast to Nisbett's comments, Angus pointed to his family being livid about the incident and hinted his family could take the matter further if the AFL Tribunal didn't come down hard on Gaff, who's out of contract at the end of 2018 and unlikely to play again 10

31 July 2018 11:16 AM Sky Blues won't take Rockdale lightly: Brosque

Alex Brosque says there is no chance of Sydney FC taking Rockdale City lightly on Wednesday night, with the Sky Blues setting their sights on retaining the FFA Cup. Sydney FC travel to the Ilinden Sports Centre to face the NPL 1 club in the FFA Cup round of 32 looking to start their campaign for a second consecutive FFA Cup in fine style. It could be argued 19

31 July 2018 4:27 AM Western Derby 48: second clash of 2018 lacking firepower and fizzle

Lyon has delivered one of his worst performances in 11 years as a senior coach while, off the field, the club was dragged through the mud of a confidential sexual harrassment settlement that came to light involving the senior coach and a former female junior club staffer. If there is one small positive for both clubs ahead of Sunday's match, it's that the brouhaha 18

27 July 2018 2:17 PM The sweet timing of Australia's latest track champion

When he broke the record in Monaco his training partner Peter Bol was sitting on his tail right to the line and also again came within a whisker of bettering the record time. Peter Bol, a Rio Olympian, was born in Sudan, fled to Egypt with his family and eventually were re-settled in Australia. Australia is the only life either of them have really known 15

25 July 2018 8:53 AM Canberra miss out on hosting NBL fixture for 2018-19 season

Canberra has been snubbed in the NBL 2018-19 season schedule but ACT basketball fans are hopeful the Illawarra Hawks will play a pre-season game in the the capital. Basketball ACT were confident of securing a deal to bring NBL action back to Canberra for the first time in a decade but the prospect has been shelved for another season. The Hawks could 15

21 July 2018 12:50 AM FIBA says it cannot punish violent fans as Boomers seek legal options

In response to a question from Fairfax Media, a FIBA spokesman said the FIBA disciplinary panel could only cite and punish members of a team’s delegation or accreditation holders such as officials or media members. So Philippines squad player Jio Jalalon, who punched Sobey, was suspended for five games but the spectator is not known to have been punished 19

20 July 2018 7:25 AM Canberra driver Michael Stewart sets off on new adventure

Canberra's Michael Stewart has made a major step in his racing career by joining the Ultimate Sprintcar Championship after rising through the ranks in the speedcar scene. Stewart will be one of three drivers in the region competing in the Sprintcar division for the upcoming 2018-19 season. The 21-year-old will be pitted against the best young drivers 14