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17 June 2018 8:15 AM Ainslie pay a stirring tribute to the late Scott Gibson

In years gone by Gibson would have been one of those former players cheering from the hill, which made this victory extra special for the resurgent Tricolours. "It was a pretty big day for the club, especially with the passing of Scotty," Rourke said. "He was a really much-loved former player, and after he retired he would come down every week and stand 7

17 June 2018 3:18 AM England pound makeshift Australian attack to take 2-0 series lead

Centurion Shaun Marsh has backed Australia’s inexperienced bowlers to bounce back after Saturday’s mauling by the England batsmen. Already missing Ashes-winning spearheads Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc in addition to James Pattinson, the tourists were also without young Queensland quick Billy Stanlake in the 39-run one-day loss in Cardiff 6

17 June 2018 3:11 AM Canberra Giants eye landmark ANL title on home court

“It was great to play in Canberra... we don’t get these crowds anywhere else in Australia," Rodrigo said. "It’s a great opportunity to have family and friends on the sidelines to cheer us on”. The Magpies are jostling for top spot with the Victorian Fury but the Tasmanian outfit - the state league affiliate of Super Netball's Collingwood Magpies - is guaranteed 6

15 June 2018 9:00 AM Full steam ahead for Merchant Navy at Ascot

“We are very happy with Rhododendron. The plan is to go to the mile race on day one at Royal Ascot, and there is no problems with her stepping back up to a mile and a quarter when needed,” O’Brien said. “If we go to the Cox Plate, we have to go with a very good horse and she would definitely be on the list for that. “ Sioux Nation won a group 1 last year and we are looking 11

15 June 2018 7:26 AM Silverware on the line in double-edged Capital Football final

United centre back Jack Green reiterated the excitement of his coach about playing against FC as they are a "traditionally strong side" who started the season well. "It is not every year you get to play in a grand final, we have got a lot of young boys and a mix of experience players as well, we are all very excited for the grand final," Green said. With an "inevitable" 9

14 June 2018 6:00 AM Bloodlines: Snitzel extends reign as king of the stallions

Just one group1 event remains for the 2017-18 Australian racing season and the Chris Waller stable, aided by a huge contribution from wonder mare Winx, has produced another amazing 12 months. A total of 69 group1 races were programmed in the 12 months beginning August 1, 2017, finishing on Saturday week with the running of the group1 Tattersall’s Tiara 9

13 June 2018 12:23 AM Skye Nicolson walking into the Hornet's nest

"The Olympics have always been the big goal for me, so Tokyo 2020 is my next big goal," Nicolson said. "Then we’ll sit down and look at what I want to do next after that. Definitely not [turning professional] in the next year and a half to two years, but after that it’s definitely something we’ll be looking into. "I’ve still got plenty on, I’m boxing 13

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 12

11 June 2018 10:16 PM Risk-taker Arzani takes chances others can't or won't, says Luongo

Daniel Arzani has only been with the Socceroos for a short time, but he's already made a huge impression - not just with fans but his team-mates. Midfielder Massimo Luongo says that the Melbourne City teenager's exuberant risk-taking style has lifted spirits all round and that unlike the older players, he has not yet been ground down by the pragmatism 6

10 June 2018 11:32 PM Canberra Olympic hand Canberra FC first loss of the season

"We were good, really good, we had a plan we executed and for the first time in a long time we didn't have a spanner thrown in the works with an injury," Cachia said. "People said we couldn't win with those boys out but we used it as reason to play even better. "It was definitely our most complete performance of season, we knew what we were up against 6