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12 June 2018 7:02 AM Capitals star Kelsey Griffin back in green and gold at Four Nations

Goriss said although they were down on personnel, it provided an opportunity for some of the younger players to push through the ranks and represent the Opals. “There is only a limited amount of players playing in the WNBA so it gives some of the younger girls an opportunity to go and represent the Opals in a world-class tournament,” Goriss said. “It also gives 10

8 June 2018 1:09 PM List of world's richest athletes is the same old story for women

Other female athletes to make the top 100 have generally been tennis players – in fact, last year eight of the top 10 female earners were tennis players. All grand slams offer equal prize money for the men's and women's draw. In 1971, tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King became the first female athlete to earn $100,000 for a single season in any sport 10

8 June 2018 7:19 AM "She'll win by 100 yards": Breeder's faith in Stradbroke favourite

Champagne Cuddles didn’t draw a bid in the sales, not one, and breeder Stuart Ramsey wasn’t going to drop his price. “I had $200,000 on her and didn’t get a bid, so I took her home and gave her to the girls to race,” Ramsey said. “I thought she was a nice filly – no one else did.” After nine starts, Ramsey has been proven right. Champagne Cuddles is more than nice, she is a money 10

27 April 2018 7:55 AM Hannah Dunn spearheads AFL Canberra revolution

"I’m pretty excited, I missed round one because I had a wedding so I’m pretty keen for [Saturday], getting back into footy season with all the girls and getting around the club. "The culture is stronger than it has ever been before so I’m looking forward to it." The Tigers are one of three clubs fielding two senior women's teams this season alongside 42

20 April 2018 9:30 AM WPL: Tuggeranong family affair as Mal Dainsley coaches three daughters

The man who worked his way up from greenkeeper to his "dream job" as the Brumbies team manager could oversee another dream in a different code on Saturday. Mal Daisley has coached his three daughters Rhiannon, Sarah and Chloe at Tuggeranong United over the past 15 years and this week the sisters could make their first-team debut as a trio. Mal was the Brumbies 34

17 April 2018 2:27 AM Emerging star Maddison Rocci set to shine with Canberra Capitals

"To be honest I thought it was pretty tough at the start," Rocci said. "To come in as a rookie into the WNBL, it’s a totally different ball game. To get the opportunity to start was so amazing and it was a good opportunity for me to see exactly how the competition really is. "At the start it was challenging but once I settled in and got to know all the girls 24

13 April 2018 7:57 AM GWS Giants at the centre of AFL's Canberra Demons divide

The Demons will play five home games at Manuka Oval this season before shifting to the redeveloped Phillip Oval complex in July, which is far less expensive for the club to play at. AFL Canberra boss Steve Mahar maintains the region's governing body is working closely with the Giants to make sure the capital's needs are met when GWS chief executive David 31

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 32

23 March 2018 6:57 AM Tennis: Destanee Aiava last Australian standing at ACT Claycourt International

Tennis ACT will host a 'girls make your move day' in conjunction with the tournament on Sunday, with basketball, cricket, hockey, netball, tennis, and volleyball on offer for women wanting to get involved in sport. "With such an amazing calibre of athletes in Canberra for the ACT Claycourt International we saw it as a great opportunity to promote women's 31

22 March 2018 7:45 AM Easts juniors' plan to get more Canberra kids playing rugby and offering scholarships

Easts juniors offer scholarships to cover the costs of registration, rugby kit, boots and a mouthguard for some children and president James Manders hopes to grow the program to support up to 50 players. "At the moment we've got between 10 and 15. I'd love to see it get to 50 or 100, that's what our sponsors want. They want to see money go towards kids playing 23