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14 August 2018 5:50 AM Federal MP Andrew Leigh backs Canberra A-League bid

Federal polician Andrew Leigh has thrown his support behind Canberra's A-League bid and urged fans to sign up as foundation members. Leigh said the bid "reflected the community" and praised the Canberra team working on their final submission to Football Federation Australia, due on August 31. The Labor frontbencher said star Canberra exports Tom Rogic 8

10 August 2018 9:42 AM $50,000 Federal provides temporary relief for battling ACT trainers

ACT trainers don't have much to smile about at the moment but trainers Paul Jones and Barb Joseph would have thoroughly enjoyed watching race seven at Canberra on Friday. Six-year-old gelding Anthonis cruised home to win the $50,000 Federal by almost three lengths ahead of Dylan's Deeva and Motime at Thoroughbred Park. Jones and colleagues Matt Dale and Nick Olive 9

27 July 2018 10:39 AM AOC says its culture has been transformed after post-Rio dramas

Coates' prickly relationship with ASC chief John Wylie was no secret but Carroll said the bodies were now much more aligned, along with the Australian Institute of Sport and its performance director, Peter Conde. "The relationship with the ASC is a good one. Kate Palmer [ASC CEO] and I get on very well. And Peter Conde. So the AIS and our planning are now integrated 10

27 July 2018 6:28 AM 'Gobsmacked' Carrie Graf urges sports to shatter gender bias

But almost a decade on there remains a major gulf when it comes to female coaches in the high performance space, and Graf says it is vital to break down gender biases and capitalise on the women's sporting movement. "There is still a lot of the people that are making decisions on coaching positions are, I’m going to say, old white men," Graf said. "I’m oldish 14

20 July 2018 8:12 AM 'No guarantee': Andrew Barr moves says stadium deal is a long way off

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has moved to temper the "over-excitement" about the prospect of buying Canberra Stadium, warning it could be another decade before any deal with the Australian Sports Commission is finalised. The commission is considering some of its major assets as part of a plan to downsize the campus at Bruce and reshape the way the AIS is used by athletes 14

6 July 2018 9:23 AM Perth Glory owner says FFA must scrap licence fee for expansion clubs

Sage pointed to former A-League expansion clubs Gold Coast United and the North Queensland Fury - both clubs which are now defunct - as proof the current model doesn't work. "The way I’d do it, I would not pay a licence fee, the FFA want a license fee so they bank $10 million, then the club runs off on it's own," Sage said. "But look what happened to the Gold Coast 26

29 June 2018 9:37 AM Canberra bid leader says he'll celebrate when they're in the A-League

"It’s not about a contest or who has the most money, this is about bringing something to a region I care deeply about. It’s about giving the city something it wants and needs. "It was more anticipation than relief or anything and now we're in, lets go get it, let's go show them how we’re going to build this club." Canberra are the only bid which already 14

26 June 2018 7:35 AM VRC faces Federal Court action over racing manager dismissal

The VRC has disputed allegations made in a statement of claim lodged in the Federal Court that their former racing manager, Martin Talty, was dismissed because he raised governance concerns with the VRC CEO about how last year's final Melbourne Cup field was assembled. The statement of claim, lodged with the Federal Court by Maurice and Blackburn on June 8, alleges 13

11 June 2018 11:02 AM Canberra A-League bid left waiting as FFA delay expansion announcement

Canberra could be waiting another week to learn if they've been shortlisted for A-League expansion after Football Federation Australia delayed an announcement on Monday. Canberra were one of 15 bids nervously awaiting a decision but they were left hanging after the FFA failed to deliver on its promise to name a shortlist. Teams submitted an expression 14

22 April 2018 5:57 AM Jack Johnson, boxer jailed under Jim Crow, is being considered by Trump for pardon

World heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries refused to fight him and instead retired. But in 1908, Johnson gained the championship belt in front of 20,000 at Rushcutters Bay, Sydney. Johnson had been pursuing incumbent Tommy Burns around the world as the latter took on the world's challengers, with a fight eventually agreed to after Australian promoter Hugh D McIntosh 43