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20 April 2018 8:09 AM Reigning MVP Nat Hurst leaves Canberra Capitals behind

It is understood Hurst wanted to be a free agent at the end of last season and test the waters as she nears the end of her illustrious career. The club opted not to wait on Hurst and made a move to sign star point guard Leilani Mitchell on a one-year deal as they look to snap a long finals drought. Rumours circulated Hurst had signed a reduced contract 5

16 April 2018 10:07 AM Superstar Canberran Zoe Cooke earns ACT Meteors deal

Her dominance of the Cricket ACT landscape meant it was only a matter of time before Zoe Cooke earned an ACT Meteors recall. The Western District-UC all-rounder has signed a one-year deal with the Meteors as they search for a breakthrough WNCL triumph. Her role in the Meteors XI could be magnified with Cricket ACT confirming superstar South African duo Marizanna 12

16 April 2018 5:02 AM Injuries open door for West Coast rookies to debut at MCG

Venables is the latest Eagles forward to suffer a setback after after the exciting newcomer injured his ankle late in the third term of West Coast’s 80-point destruction of Gold Coast on Saturday. Eagles medical staff will examine results of scans on his right ankle on Monday, with the emerging youngster tipped to miss at least a fortnight, despite being 12

8 April 2018 11:33 PM Australian Smith seals Masters return with top-five finish

He had to scramble at the 11th hour just to squeeze into the field, but Cameron Smith will have an automatic ticket to the US Masters next year after a late flourish earned him a top-five finish in just his second trip to Augusta National. The 24-year-old rode a six birdie blitz on the back nine during his final round to vault into a tie for fifth after 13

7 April 2018 1:48 AM LeBron, Curry, Harden headline Team USA squad for next three years

The 35-player squad included 17 gold medallists. The only surprise was the omission of Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell, who has emerged as one of the NBA’s rising stars, pushing Australia’s Ben Simmons for rookie-of-the-year honours. San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will coach the side at the two major tournaments. Respected former NBA coach 12

5 April 2018 5:40 PM Marketing slogan trumped tradition for controversial Socceroos kit

When it came to the design briefing for the Socceroos' new kit for the 2018 World Cup, a marketing slogan trumped the bulk of the 98-year history of the Australian national team. A brief comment from former Australian captain Mark Viduka in 2005 was the influence behind a new uniform unveiled by Football Federation Australia and Nike which represents 14

28 March 2018 7:49 AM Canberra Demons coach Kade Klemke happy to represent God in NEAFL opener against Southport Sharks

Every time he runs out onto the field, he's playing for God. Friday will be no different. He won't be the only one representing his religion against the Sharks, with Jack Nunn and Matthew Vardanega also holding strong beliefs. "I'm not just playing footy because I love [it], I do it for God," Klemke said. "I want to represent God when I'm in the footy 15

23 March 2018 8:23 AM Adelaide Crows coach Bec Goddard wants AFLW fines to avoid Katie Brennan repeat

Goddard hoped the AFL would introduce fines for minor offences next season. She said the Crows had written to the AFL about the possibility after Chelsea Randall was reprimanded for striking this season. "The AFL's tried to do the right thing and set up a system that's commensurate with what the girls get paid, but it does have an impact and the penalty 20

17 March 2018 7:00 AM Socceroos' World Cup farewell set to be scrapped for overseas friendly

With limited time with his squad before the World Cup, van Marwijk is eager to gain as much time on the training ground with the players as possible. He wants fewer games and more training sessions and a return trip to Australia for European-based players could see the team lose as many as four days of training. The Dutch coach was unhappy with the decision 16

13 March 2018 6:59 AM WNBL: Canberra Capitals forward Kate Gaze signs with Adelaide Lightning

The Canberra Capitals could be gearing up for a complete rebuild with forward Kate Gaze inking a deal with WNBL rivals the Adelaide Lightning. The loss of the 28-year-old is a blow for a Capitals outfit boasting just two players on its roster for the 2018-19 season. The two-time championship winner has spent two seasons in Canberra but will become the fourth 24