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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 11

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

25 May 2018 7:02 AM Reigning champions Belconnen United sack new coach after seven games

Mazis said clubs with small budgets move forward by promoting their youth and believes he's paid the price for not producing instant success with teenagers. "Knowing there’s no relegation, we tried to expose some young kids and had 15-year-old and 16-year-old's playing on Wednesday and we won," Mazis said. "They said thanks but we’re not happy with everything 16

24 May 2018 8:22 AM Will hot shots uncover the next Nick Kyrgios in Canberra?

"It's a really easy entry into tennis for these kids and hopefully in a few years time we will see a whole new wave of great players because of it." The hot shots program uses smaller courts, smaller racquets and lower compression tennis balls to allow children to get a grasp of the game. Holy Family Primary students James Bunfield and Meaghann Scott 19

22 May 2018 7:39 AM Hands off, AFL: Boom recruit Bogut helps NBL level the playing field

Speaking one-on-one, Bogut said he knew his name and standing will help the league and remind young players that basketball can give them a sporting future just as the AFL or NRL can. “Hopefully my voice can help the NBL establish more of a voice in primary media,” Bogut said. “Historically these kind of events don’t get much media so if I can align 11

12 May 2018 11:02 AM City of Casey set to invest $20m to back Team 11's A-League bid

Team 11, the consortium based in Melbourne's south-east bidding to secure a license as an A-League expansion club in the 2019-20 season, is flexing its financial muscles further, with the City of Casey ready to commit up to $23.8 million to help develop Casey Fields into a top-flight regional centre for soccer excellence to help boost the bid. Whole 24

10 May 2018 10:09 AM Illawarra Hawks confirm NBL's push into Canberra

“A big part of that is growing the business and we have an opportunity where we’re looking at utilising the growth in participation in the ACT, which has been growing at 10 per cent over the last few years. “It’s in the very early stages but we’re in preliminary talks with Basketball ACT about taking a pre-season game down there. “Obviously after that we’ll 20

29 April 2018 10:59 AM Denice Warren backs ACT greyhounds return after winning Canberra Cup

"The people have come out in their numbers and are cheerful but it's also a bit solemn here as well. "They haven’t given up the fight and hopefully the Canberra people do their talking with their fingers at the next election and someone might have a bit of common sense. "The kids in Canberra are going to grow up not even being able to touch a rabbit 33

18 April 2018 10:35 AM How Ben Simmons is dominating the NBA in quintessentially Aussie style

Cold-calling Mr Gaze, Brown was impressive enough to be given an interview, and was soon installed indeed as Lindsay Gaze’s assistant at the Melbourne Tigers, learning from The Master. Lindsay wanted humility not hubris; hard-work not hot-dogging; knuckling down, not noise. He wanted a team that was just that, filled with players who would work for each other 26

11 April 2018 10:07 AM Brown follows long tradition of sledging with a comical bent

“Then he comes and has a shot at me. I don't think he needs to bait like that.” “The reality is, when Wayne came to town, if he thought with his big head rather than his little head I wouldn’t have had to rebuild the joint...” (Memo to kids reading this. Brown was referring to the “big head” you have when you think things through, and the “little head,” you have when you don’t 25