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20 August 2018 8:00 PM Canberra Capitals add depth to cover Marianna Tolo

The Canberra Capitals have signed American Kaili McLaren on a short-term contract to fill the void left by superstar Marianna Tolo for the opening months of the WNBL season. McLaren's contract runs until the start of December, with Tolo due to return in November following her second anterior cruciate ligament tear. It is a massive boost for a Capitals 6

20 August 2018 2:08 AM Michael Matthews sprints back to victory at BinckBank Tour

It might not be the Tour de France stage win he hoped for, but Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews has put a difficult year behind him to return to the winner's list. Matthews sprinted to victory on the final stage of the BinckBank Tour in Belgium on Monday to not only claim the stage win, but also second overall in the general classification 5

19 August 2018 8:00 PM Canberra A-League bid builds as decision beckons

"It’s about bringing together the considerable executive experience required to get this bid across the line and build a successful club," Caggiano said. "We are lucky enough to have some very high calibre people from the very top end of the corporate and sports worlds helping us behind the scenes, so this is about officially bringing some of those people 4

19 August 2018 10:03 AM Canberra Brave's Jordie Gavin exits Brave Cave in style

The last two of those games will be a semi-final and hopefully a grand final. So the Brave are desperate for four wins. "Jordie leads by example. He’s a great veteran player, a great person in the dressing room and every time he steps on the ice he gives his all, and that’s all you can ask from any player." Canberra nudged two goals clear in a physical 5

19 August 2018 9:08 AM Canberra FC set their sights on Capital Football treble

But it wasn't to be, and things went from bad to worse when Olympic’s Nik Popovich was carried off the pitch before Strika picked up a booking for an ill-fated challenge on Matthew Waters. "We went in there with a plan that Olympic had to come out and score obviously, because they needed to win to get the premiership," Macor said. "All we needed to do was just sit back and take our chances 4

18 August 2018 5:29 AM Canberra Demons fall despite Tom Faul's high-five

Even a Tom Faul masterclass couldn't stop the Canberra Demons' frustrating slide down the ladder that has left them facing a sudden death showdown on the road come finals time. The Demons slumped to a third-straight defeat after falling by 47 points to Sydney University in the NEAFL at Blacktown International Sportspark on Saturday. The 17.19 (121) to 11.8 (74) loss means 4

17 August 2018 10:00 AM Break has Kangaroo bouncing into Canberra Raiders Cup final

Understandably, he was a little banged up getting towards the end of the season, but that all came to a head in the semi-finals when he went to lay a tackle. "I collected his shin on the way through with my forearm and it snapped, popped, and I didn't believe that it was broken until we were back in the sheds and I could feel the bone clunking together 7

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

17 August 2018 3:35 AM Taren King bolsters Canberra United rebuild

She exceeded all expectations in her first season and now Taren King has set her sights on filling the void left by some of the W-League's biggest names in Canberra. Canberra United coach Heather Garriock has signalled a full-scale rebuild after the club posted its worst return in its 10-year history - finishing one win outside the finals. Gone are the likes 6

16 August 2018 7:31 AM All eyes on us: WNBL nears free-to-air TV deal

The WNBL is edging closer to striking a free-to-air television deal in a massive boost to the league's profile as Basketball Australia looks to capitalise on the rapid rise of female sport. It comes as Channel Nine inks a deal with the NBL to screen two live games each week as part of a three-year partnership with the league, helping to fill the void left by cricket 3