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19 August 2018 8:00 PM Canberra A-League bid builds as decision beckons

"It’s about bringing together the considerable executive experience required to get this bid across the line and build a successful club," Caggiano said. "We are lucky enough to have some very high calibre people from the very top end of the corporate and sports worlds helping us behind the scenes, so this is about officially bringing some of those people 4

19 August 2018 9:30 AM Waller to start Single Gaze in Chelmsford Stakes

Waller's racing manager Charlie Duckworth said she had settled in nicely. "We're happy with how she's come through her first two trials and she'll just have her last trial tomorrow and then head straight to the Chelmsford first-up over a mile, which is why we put her through three trials instead of just the two," he said. "She'll be nice and fit and ready 4

14 August 2018 1:16 AM Smith regains No.1 Test batsman ranking despite Test cricket ban

OK, so the former Australian Test captain is still serving a 12-month suspension owing to his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal from South Africa earlier this year. But while he hasn’t played a Test since that happened in March, he has regained the No.1 spot on the ICC’s Test batting rankings, even though the only cricket he’s been playing is Twenty 8

11 August 2018 8:48 AM Vikings set up Royals rematch in grand final after thrashing Eagles

Royals lead the win tally 3-1 this season but Eagles coach Dan Atkins believes if Tuggeranong repeat their performance on Saturday, the premiership will be there's to lose. "It's a cliche saying but the better team won on the day and they really proved why they are the minor premiers," Atkins said. "We were on the back foot early and playing catch up from there 11

9 August 2018 1:20 PM Cate Campbell's historic swim sets up relay gold at Pan Pacs

Cate Campbell's comeback to the pool has gathered even more steam, with the sprint star rattling off the fastest women's relay split in history to anchor the gold-medal winning mixed medley team at the Pan Pacs in Tokyo. It was an astonishing performance from the Queenslander, who hit the water with a clear lead over Japan's Tomoi Aoki and Olympic and world 6

5 August 2018 8:51 AM Gungahlin Eagles fairy-tale run continues into preliminary final

But they were let off with a warning and now Eagles coach Dan Atkins and his men daring to dream of a historic premiership. "I can't remember the last time the club won a grand final in first grade but in round nine we were last and round 17 we were fourth," Atkins said. "It would be a phenomenal effort for us to make the grand final let alone win it, if we do it'll 19

4 August 2018 6:13 AM Canberra Demons dealt harsh 'wake-up call'

People often talk about the loss you need to have but Klemke won't be falling back on that as an excuse. "You don’t want to get in a form slump, that’s the thing, you don’t want to go the other way. We’ve got to regroup quickly," Klemke said. "It was a massive loss but I think we can swing it around. We know that when we play good footy we can match 20

28 July 2018 5:36 AM Arawang set to contest all three state league grand finals

Belconnen have fallen one game short of their first state league grand final in 15 years after Canberra proved too strong on Friday night. Canberra's 52-37 victory earned them a chance to avenge last year's grand final loss when they meet Arawang in the decider at the ACT Netball Centre next Sunday. Canberra came out firing and enormous defensive pressure 19

21 July 2018 10:31 AM Erin Bell's last-gasp goal forces draw between Magpies and Swifts

Retiring star Sharni Layton started and played all four quarters at goal keeper. She came up with some big plays in the last term, although young Swifts shooter Sophie Garbin had her moments too, shooting 21 of 22 shots after coming on for the second half. The Swifts looked poised to control the game after running out to a five-point lead in the opening 15

17 July 2018 7:23 AM Canberra Demons' Mitchell Maguire leads NEAFL MVP race

Canberra Demons star Mitchell Maguire has regained the lead in the NEAFL most-valuable-player race on the back of his team's seventh straight win. Maguire picked up five votes in the Demons' dominant 40-point victory over last-placed Redland on Saturday. The 20-year-old has 63 votes, leap-frogging Aspley co-captain Matthew Playne (60), who didn't poll at all in the last round 10