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18 October 2018 1:05 AM Vikings' Joe Powell misses Wallabies squad but starting NRC semi-final

Wallabies back-rower Pete Samu is set to make his Vikings debut off the bench on return from a knee injury and a solid hit-out will seal his spot on the spring tour. Samu has played seven Tests since signing a two-year deal with the ACT Brumbies and bolting into the Wallabies team for the June Test series. It's been an enormous year for the 26-year-old 5

16 October 2018 11:55 PM A-League expansion update: Two teams culled, Canberra one of six left

"We have six bids that all have positive aspects but require further work in certain areas. We need to continue our consultation with those bid teams to ensure that they adequately address these areas to ensure their future sustainability, which includes securing stadia, catchment area and financial capital." Canberra's bid - led by Michael Caggiano 7

16 October 2018 8:47 AM A-League expansion decision deferred but Canberra among favourites

A-League expansion has been put on ice with the announcement of two new teams to be pushed back. A delayed decision is expected next month which would likely push entry into the league back a season to 2020-21, but Canberra have firmed as one of the favourites. Canberra is the only ready-to-go bid with with a stadium deal, government support, a commitment 5

16 October 2018 6:00 AM Canberra Capitals recruit Kia Nurse wins WNBL player of the week

Kia Nurse had made an immediate impact on the WNBL, winning the league's player of the week prize after a sizzling start to her Australian career. Nurse scored 26 points, including four of eight three-point attempts, as she led the Canberra Capitals to an opening-round win against the Sydney Flames. The 22-year-old has been playing for Canada since she was 16 and was taken 7

15 October 2018 12:31 AM Canberra teen Keely Small wins gold at the Youth Olympics

“It hasn’t sunk in quite yet. This whole experience has been amazing, to be announced flagbearer and now see the Australian flag raised from on top of the podium with a gold medal – I’m so stoked.” Small said the crowd support, from a vocal Australian minority and the local crowd appreciating her dominating performance, spurred her to the top place on the dais. “I was a little 6

14 October 2018 10:47 AM Tom McDermott wins NSW Showjumping Championships in Canberra

Tom McDermott is one win away from a $50,000 pay day after taking out the NSW Showjumping Championships in Canberra over the weekend. McDermott won the NSW Country Championships in Wagga a week earlier and if he wins at the Willinga Park grand final in December, he'll clinch the triple crown and collect his bonus. Superb performances over two qualifying 19

14 October 2018 4:39 AM Gridiron: University of Canberra Firebirds make it 26 wins straight

The University of Canberra Firebirds destroyed the Central Spears 47-0 at Greenway Oval to notch their 26th straight win on Saturday. The Firebirds haven't lost in more than two years, while the ACT Diamonds secured a hard-fought win over the Sydney Uni Lions to make it three straight wins in the NSW women’s competition. Firebirds running back James 17

12 October 2018 10:08 AM The Caps are back! Kia Nurse leads Canberra to demolition of Flames

The Canberra Capitals are back and the way they announced their return as a WNBL contender was warning shot to the rest of the competition, thrashing the Sydney Flames by 19 points on Friday night. It was the perfect start to the year for a group of players who have spent only a couple of weeks together, and even more impressive given they did it without 11

11 October 2018 8:17 AM Canberra golfer Brendan Jones leading Japan Open

Canberra golfer Brendan Jones is joint leader of the Japan Open after the opening day at the Yokohama Country Club on Thursday. Jones shot an opening round 64 to sit seven-under the card and in the lead alongside Young-Han Song and Hiroyuki Fujita. Fellow Australian Adam Scott was three shots further back in tied-11th going into the second round 13

11 October 2018 2:24 AM Show jumper Stephen Dingwall keen to deny competitor $50,000 pay day

Murrumbateman show jumper Stephen Dingwall is determined to deny rival Tom McDermott a potential $50,000 pay day when they clash in Canberra this weekend. McDermott won the NSW Country Championships in Wagga last week and is gunning for the NSW Showjumping Championships title in the capital, which will earn him a crack at the triple crown in December 10