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14 June 2018 7:12 AM Keely Froling relishing life outside her comfort zone

Keely Froling knew she had to step outside her comfort zone when one of her best friends went down with an anterior cruciate ligament tear. The Canberra Capitals Academy were dealt a cruel blow when Kate Gaze tore her ACL but 22-year-old Froling rose to the occasion - so much so that she is being touted as a SEABL most valuable player candidate 13

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

25 May 2018 5:51 AM Muscles memory: 50 years since Ken Rosewall kick-started the Open era

‘‘Sometimes I wake up in the morning and it feels like more than 50 years,’’ Rosewall reflected this week on his four-set victory over countryman, friend and rival Rod Laver at Roland Garros in 1968. ‘‘For 50 years from the beginning of Open tennis that brings back a lot of other memories. Tennis, probably unsurprisingly, was beset with politics in the 1960s about 16

19 May 2018 1:00 PM The end of the Bushrangers? Such is life

Today Australia is saturated with nonsensical names for its sporting teams. It starts with the Socceroos and Matildas in men’s and women’s soccer and gets worse from there. There’s the Boomers and the Opals in basketball; Sharks and Stingers in water polo; the Kookaburras and the Hockeyroos in hockey. If the names for our national teams reflect a desperate 29

16 May 2018 11:57 AM 'J-Mac's back!' McDonald returns to the track an immediate winner

"I didn't need a tight finish to start the day," McDonald puffed as he hopped off $1.75 favourite Cormac, his first competitive ride and winner since being outed for 18 months for backing one of his own horses to win. But he would have given anything to get a winner so quickly. And it didn't take long to get one. The question in racing circles is not if McDonald 23

14 May 2018 7:45 AM Canberra Racing Club boss Peter Stubbs to step down

Racing in Canberra is bracing for a changing of the guard after Canberra Racing Club boss Peter Stubbs announced his intention to retire this year. Stubbs will retire effective from October 16, which coincides with the club's annual general meeting where a new boss could be announced. Stubbs had a major impact on racing in the capital and says his highlights 24

14 May 2018 1:04 AM ACT Meteor Matilda Lugg can't remember the call that changed her life

Matilda Lugg was that focused on booking her ticket to Ireland and her HSC exams she can barely remember the conversation that changed her life. On the other end of the line was ACT Meteors coach James Allsopp, offering the 18-year-old wicketkeeper a one-year contract for the 2018-19 Women's National Cricket League season. The Coffs Harbour product looms 23

10 May 2018 4:41 AM Aquanita inquiry: Smerdon, Nelligans given life bans from racing

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board handed out some of the harshest penalties ever issued in Australian racing history when the eight employees of Aquanita were sentenced on Thursday. Robert Smerdon and his long-time assistant and stable employee Greg Nelligan were given life bans. Stuart Webb was given a four-year ban while Tony Vasil received 17

4 May 2018 7:13 AM Ainslie's Jeremy Hirst to pay emotional tribute to his father

Every time he walked into the office a beaming Rourke would sing out "the great man has arrived". Jeremy is proud of the legacy his father left at the club and now the 26-year-old physiotherapist is desperate to repay the Tricolours for the support they showed the Hirst family during a tough time. "It’s definitely a big milestone and I’m sure he would 17

3 May 2018 6:33 AM Forgotten Canberra junior on verge of top USA rugby prize

"Short-term I really want to give this professional comp a go," Feakes said. "I want to be a part of something new and exciting. The US has been referred to a lot as a sleeping giant of world rugby and I believe that’s true. So I want to be a part of growing the game here and waking that sleeping giant up so to speak." The Rudy Scholz award was started 22