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12 June 2018 10:34 AM ACT government haven't closed door on Canberrans using Manuka Oval

The director described Manuka as an "amazing" facility and said she wouldn't close the door on Canberra's community clubs utilising the venue moving forward. "I think it’s a balance, it’s an elite ground but we do have a lot of local content that we actually do play here both AFL as well as cricket and we’ll continue to have that relationship," Clarke 13

12 June 2018 2:01 AM The ACT Brumbies draw for 2019 has been revealed

The ACT Brumbies will play five games under Friday night lights in 2019 and one afternoon fixture in Canberra, while the June break has been scrapped to accommodate the Rugby World Cup. Super Rugby organisers have announced the 2019 draw and the Brumbies will open their season against the Melbourne Rebels at Canberra Stadium on February 15. The Brumbies 10

6 June 2018 12:15 PM ACT government plan to improve bike paths and draw in cycling tourists

It already produces some of the world's best cyclists, now the ACT government wants to make Canberra Australia's best cycling destination with a cycling tourism strategy it expects will provide a $400 million boost to the economy over the next decade. The government will reveal its strategy on Thursday with new mountain-bike networks and a cycling guide 13

6 June 2018 8:12 AM Suspended Canberra Brave chairman to return but won't travel with team

"It was refreshing from a time point of view and relieved a bit of stress. I didn't realise until I stepped aside how involved I was and I've had more time to focus on my family and business. "I played a role in the incident and my behaviour in that was poor. I want to focus on playing a positive and supportive role at the club moving forward." The club was also investigated 7

6 June 2018 7:38 AM Canberra gymnasts shine at Australian Gymnastics Championships

Canberra gymnast Michaela Smith has capped off a superb national championships for athletes from the capital by being named the Australian champion after claiming two gold medals and a silver in the under-15s category. Canberra gymnasts won 27 medals, including a staggering nine gold medals, at the Australian championships in Melbourne earlier this week. There 9

2 June 2018 3:44 AM Arawang remain undefeated on top of Netball ACT ladder

Arawang remain undefeated on top of the Netball ACT state league ladder with a 65-44 thumping of Belconnen at Lyneham on Friday night. It means Arawang are four points clear on top of the table after five rounds, ahead of second-placed Canberra. Canberra enjoyed some revenge on defending champions Tuggeranong, winning their grand-final rematch 51-44. They'll 37

1 June 2018 10:34 AM National Capital Rally only on this week thanks to a Canberra business

The company which saved the National Capital Rally from the brink of collapse collapse say they didn't do it for commercial gain, but to preserve Canberra's culture. After a decade-long hiatus, the NRC made a triumphant return to Canberra last year but was set to be dumped again for financial reasons. An 11th-hour sponsorship deal with Canberra IT firm Netier 1

31 May 2018 2:41 AM Grounds for concern: Gold Creek not a toxic play ground

ACT sports minister Yvette Berry says the Gold Creek School's synthetic sports ground is safe, despite concerns raised about the rubber being potentially toxic. Responding to questions raised by Liberal MLA James Milligan, Berry said independent studies had cleared the rubber used as safe, with the same material also used in many shoes and toys. The rubber 23

29 May 2018 8:20 AM There hasn't been a new tennis club built in Canberra since 1986

Tennis ACT boss Kim Kachel wants to capitalise on the "huge opportunity" to grow the sport in Canberra. "We’re very thankful for redevelopment here at Lyneham, it has provided showpiece facility for world-class tennis, which we've seen, but there's a real opportunity in our growth corridors," Kachel said. "There are areas across Canberra well below the national 26

26 May 2018 6:55 AM ACT quartet earn Australian honours after breakthrough water polo gold

Four ACT players have been named in the Australian schools water polo team after leading the ACT to a drought-breaking national title. The ACT men's team clinched the capital's first gold medal since 2005 with a dominant 9-5 win over Queensland in the grand final in Perth on Friday. ACT product Matthew Wilson will headline the Australian team after being 30