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21 June 2018 8:01 AM Canberra's Kanga Cup just keeps getting bigger

"We continue to engage with the ACT government around access to fields, there’s other opportunities as well with schools and other private venues and we’ll continue to explore those opportunities as much as we can. "We’re always looking for ways to improve the facilities and grow the number of facilities that we access and having a home of football is one of those 4

21 June 2018 5:17 AM Burger chain produces a whopper of a World Cup blunder

The topic of World Cup flings has been on the agenda in Russia. Politician Tamara Pletny warned Russian women against trysts with foreign men for fear of becoming a single parent, saying they should marry local men and that children from mixed-race marriages are unhappy. But parliamentary member Mikhail Degtyaryov was promoting a different view. "The more love stories 5

20 June 2018 11:54 PM Canberra action-packed summer of cricket gets even bigger

Cricket ACT have added another blockbuster fixture to its already jam-packed summer, with Manuka Oval to host a Sheffield Shield match between rivals Queensland and New South Wales in November. Canberra will also host an historic first Test match, between Australia and Sri Lanka from February 1-5 at Manuka, as well as a women's Twenty20 international 5

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 15

8 June 2018 8:07 AM Fans fume as firm sells tickets for Socceroos' games on public site

Global Public Events co-founder Lui Spedaliere defended the move, saying that both the ticket price and bag restrictions were due to the high cost of security for the nights - saying that without it, the event would become a "logistical nightmare". Unforgettable moment: Wanderers' fans celebrate in Centenary Square after their Asian Champions League 8

6 June 2018 12:15 PM ACT government plan to improve bike paths and draw in cycling tourists

It already produces some of the world's best cyclists, now the ACT government wants to make Canberra Australia's best cycling destination with a cycling tourism strategy it expects will provide a $400 million boost to the economy over the next decade. The government will reveal its strategy on Thursday with new mountain-bike networks and a cycling guide 13

6 June 2018 8:12 AM Suspended Canberra Brave chairman to return but won't travel with team

"It was refreshing from a time point of view and relieved a bit of stress. I didn't realise until I stepped aside how involved I was and I've had more time to focus on my family and business. "I played a role in the incident and my behaviour in that was poor. I want to focus on playing a positive and supportive role at the club moving forward." The club was also investigated 7

5 June 2018 1:59 PM Canberra on radar to host first men's pro golf tournament in 20 years

The second-tier tour is used as a development step for emerging stars, and hosting it in Canberra would open the door for Australia's top players to compete for a share of the likely $350,000 prize pool. Royal Canberra hosted the women's Australian Open in 2013 as part of the city's centenary celebrations and the ALPG is working to lure some of the best female 6

1 June 2018 10:34 AM National Capital Rally only on this week thanks to a Canberra business

The company which saved the National Capital Rally from the brink of collapse collapse say they didn't do it for commercial gain, but to preserve Canberra's culture. After a decade-long hiatus, the NRC made a triumphant return to Canberra last year but was set to be dumped again for financial reasons. An 11th-hour sponsorship deal with Canberra IT firm Netier 1

29 May 2018 8:20 AM There hasn't been a new tennis club built in Canberra since 1986

Tennis ACT boss Kim Kachel wants to capitalise on the "huge opportunity" to grow the sport in Canberra. "We’re very thankful for redevelopment here at Lyneham, it has provided showpiece facility for world-class tennis, which we've seen, but there's a real opportunity in our growth corridors," Kachel said. "There are areas across Canberra well below the national 26