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14 May 2018 6:09 AM Dave Toussaint on a collision course with Anthony Mundine

"I think if Toussaint was to fight Mundine, it would be one-way traffic and Mundine would get knocked out. Whether Mundine has got the balls to step up to the plate, I don’t know, to be honest. "[Toussaint's promoter] Nick Boutzos has got the capability of putting on a big fight down there and I’d love to see a fight like that happen in Canberra 23

27 March 2018 6:44 AM Basketball Australia working with Fox Sports to extend WNBL season

It is welcome news for the WNBL's best players as they prepare for the Commonwealth Games, with outgoing Canberra Capitals star Eziyoda Magbegor eyeing an Opals debut. Jackson says Magbegor has "the world at her feet" in a rousing endorsement from the lone Australian featured in ESPN's list of the most dominant athletes of the past 20 years 18

27 February 2018 6:51 AM Canberra Raiders and ACT Brumbies launch double-ticket offer for NRL and Super Rugby

As well as members being eligible to watch both games, the clubs have agreed to sell tickets to give fans a chance to watch two games for the price of one. The Raiders were riding a green wave of support last year, with their average crowd numbers jumping to 14,097. It was the best average attendance since 1995. Brumbies crowds took a major hit as drama 33

7 February 2018 6:44 AM Bulldog suffers ACL tear in AFLW

The Western Bulldogs have confirmed debutant Daria Bannister ruptured her anterior cruciate ligament in Sunday’s win over Fremantle at Whitten Oval. Bannister faced scans after she was stretchered off the ground during the final quarter. It means the Tasmanian’s first season in the league has come to an early end, with the former netballer now facing 48

4 February 2018 11:52 AM Australia beat New Zealand after the siren to claim third in Hamilton sevens behind winners Fiji

Australia secured third spot at the New Zealand rugby sevens in Hamilton with a last-ditch penalty goal as Fiji fought back to win the title from South Africa. After Australia's hopes of a second consecutive tournament victory were dashed in their semi-final loss to South Africa, stand-in captain James Stannard sent over a 20-metre penalty drop goal after 20

4 February 2018 7:03 AM NRL 2018: Nathan Ross chosen in seven-man Newcastle Knights leadership group

Almost from the moment he burst onto the scene as a 27-year-old in 2015 with a try on debut in the NRL, Nathan Ross has been a Newcastle fan favourite. His unlikely rags-to-riches story, the acrobatic try-scoring feats and his willingness to interact and spend time with fans, has earned him something of a cult-like following. But it's not only the supporters 19

30 January 2018 10:31 AM Gabba available for AFLW grand final

The Brisbane Lions have been told the Gabba will be available to host the AFLW grand final if the team finishes on top of the ladder again this season. The assurance comes after last year's debacle when the game had to be relocated to Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast because the Gabba surface was not suitable after the curator relaid grass in preparation 45

26 January 2018 8:09 AM Conservative commentator Andrew Bolt injured after falling from ladder

Conservative commentator Andrew Bolt has been injured after falling from a ladder. According to the Herald Sun, Bolt fell almost four metres while gardening at his Melbourne home. He has injured several ribs and broken his wrist "which has had to be pinned" a news item for the Melbourne tabloid reported. Bolt was pruning a tree when he fell but landed 38

17 January 2018 7:44 PM Alexa gets Aussie accent as Amazon launches smart speakers down under

Amazon's talkative Alexa smart assistant is officially on her way to Australia as the online retail giant opens preorders for its Echo smart speakers, in preparation for an "early February" local launch. Rival to Google Assistant and Apple's Siri, Amazon's smart assistant has been localised for Australia. Along with sounding like an Aussie, Alexa will also recognise 32 1

7 January 2018 2:17 AM 'If astronauts have a hero, that hero is John Young': plaudits flow for NASA's longest-serving astronaut

John Young, NASA's longest-serving astronaut, who flew in space six times, walked on the moon, commanded the first space shuttle and became the conscience of the astronaut corps, advocating for safety reforms in the wake of the 1986 Challenger disaster, has died at his home in Houston. He was 87. NASA announced his death, citing complications from pneumonia 51