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21 May 2018 6:14 AM Grounds for concern: Are AFL Canberra's days at Manuka Oval numbered?

The Canberra Demons are the capital's leading Australian rules team but even they felt homeless at Manuka Oval, with ACT government officials watching their every move like hawks. Government officials would ask the team to move off certain patches of grass after a few minutes of training, and now the Demons have relocated to a new permanent base at Phillip 6

18 May 2018 10:21 AM Tributes flow for Keith Hawke: a true Canberra rugby and Royals legend

"He was our patron and he was always there. He never missed a game. He was only crook for a week, but his family said they knew he was really crook when he said he couldn't go to the footy. A week later he died. "He will be greatly missed but his memory will live on as long as there is Royals rugby." Hawke stood on the sideline for almost every match 11

17 May 2018 6:22 AM Canberra A-League bid starts talks with prospective members

The Canberra A-League bid are calling for public feedback as they ramp things up ahead their expression of interest submission due next week. The bid team have released a survey gauging the likelihood of people attending matches at Canberra Stadium and becoming members of a prospective team. They are hopeful Canberra's soccer community will jump on board 9

4 May 2018 8:42 AM ACT set to host first Australian Hockey League matches in six years

"We have a fixed capacity of 1500 permanent seats but between standing and hill seating we have room for another 1000 and hopefully we can fill the place. "Under the current model we don't get government funding, the Perth competition does not qualify under the ACT grant schemes, but under the new model it does. "So it certainly puts us back in the frame 14

30 April 2018 9:59 AM Seven using AFL grand final to boost international cricket opener

Channel Seven will use this year's AFL grand final to leverage its debut international cricket broadcast when Australia hosts New Zealand in the first of three women's T20s at North Sydney Oval. The September 29 clash has been scheduled as an evening fixture which will be shown on Seven's main channel, directly after the completion of the AFL grand final 22

28 April 2018 10:18 AM Big hit: Adam Gilchrist to front Fox cricket coverage

Australian cricket great Adam Gilchrist will be the frontman of Fox Sports' coverage when the new broadcast rights agreement begins next summer. Gilchrist, the former Australian vice-captain and wicketkeeper, had been the face of Channel Ten's Big Bash League coverage before the network recently lost the rights. "Sport has been a major part of my life, as a player 26

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 23

15 April 2018 3:38 AM The lights go out on Canberra's SEABL home openers

Basketball ACT is waiting to hear from the SEABL in regards to whether the matches will be rescheduled. The Capitals Academy did manage to get one game in to open their campaign, defeating the Diamond Valley Eagles 64-57 (Keely Froling 25 points and 18 rebounds, Kate Gaze 20 points) in Melbourne on Friday night. Officials hope to avoid another lighting 23

11 April 2018 11:22 AM Thirteen unlucky for some as cost of all-in brawl grows

Magpies' Benny Warner was the hardest hit, with a recent poor record increasing his punishment to five matches, while Blues lock Aisea Taholo will miss three games and teammate Michael Cullen is out for two. Former Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese, Blues back Jake Wheeler and Magpies' Mitchell Edwards will all miss a week. Magpies' Willie Peace 22

10 April 2018 11:24 AM Marchbank injury a blow to Carlton's defensive stocks

Carlton's tall-defender woes have worsened with the club revealing that centre half-back Caleb Marchbank is expected to miss at least a month with an an ankle injury. Marchbank, who had impressed by averaging 18 disposals and nine spoils across the opening two rounds, hurt his ankle when he landed awkwardly while being tackled by Ben Crocker in last Friday's 20