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19 October 2018 1:51 AM Canberra Raiders lock in date for Wagga Wagga NRL match

The Canberra Raiders will move their round eight game to Wagga next year as part of the NRL's plan to connect with regional fans. The Raiders will play a yet-to-be-determined opponent on May 4 at 3pm, with the NRL expected to finalise the 2019 draw in the coming weeks. The Raiders have been working with the ACT government to organise the fixture in the hope of being 7

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 8

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 6

9 October 2018 1:52 AM Australian Open prizemoney hits $60 million

Tennis Australia also announced that the new players' pod, with its world class training, treatment and dining facilities, will be available. Entry level prices for Rod Laver Arena have been reduced to $62, and the price of a ground pass was frozen at $49 for 2019. The Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events, John Eren, said the government had invested 12

7 October 2018 4:36 AM FFV lobbying government for election spending on soccer infrastructure

"Access to better facilities means more people coming into the game – it will address the current, unsustainable situation where thousands of people (12,500 this past season alone) are unable to play the game. "Based on population increases and continued participation increases to 2026, particularly growth from women and girls, Victoria will need up to 420 full size equivalent 10

5 October 2018 1:57 PM Cycling world to converge on the 'Gong at road world titles

“The championships will see junior, under-23 and elite male and female athletes compete across the Road Race, Individual and Team Time Trial events, creating a world-class event for spectators.” It is the third international event the NSW government has secured as part of its “10 World Cups in 10 years” campaign after winning the rights to the men’s 12

3 October 2018 2:32 AM Government will let delayed European horses run on Guineas Day

The European gallopers whose arrival into Australia was delayed by flight problems last weekend will now be allowed to race on Caulfield Guineas day, after the federal government granted Racing Victoria's appeal to allow them out of quarantine on October 13. Problems had arisen when a large shipment of top-flight Cups contenders were stranded on the tarmac 10

26 September 2018 12:00 PM Invoking Hillsborough for stadium rebuild a bridge too far

And Mr Chair, can you be freaking serious? You, too, like Alan Jones, are now invoking the Hillsborough disaster as a possibility for the SFS? After all the other arguments have been blown away, this is the one you are left with? That tragedy, as you know, turned on an impossible number of people wanting to get into too small a space, when two standing-room-only 7

26 September 2018 8:07 AM Canberra Racing delay final decision on master plan

Canberra Racing has an "in principal" decision on a development master plan, but a final decision has been put off until the board's next meeting on October 30. As revealed by Fairfax Media in Monday's paper, the board met on Tuesday night, where consultant Lockbridge gave a presentation on what options were available to the race club in terms of redeveloping 10

22 September 2018 2:00 PM Dragon boat racing: a sport for all ages

Ms Stern, who migrated to Australia in 1948 with her Hungarian family, moved to Israel after meeting her husband in Europe where she went on a working holiday. They moved to his native Israel where her husband was killed in the Six Day war in 1967, when a direct hit on the tank he was in on the Suez Canal was fired by Egyptian forces. At the time her two children 18