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20 October 2018 10:00 AM Edwina Bone named in Canberra Strikers' greatest team

Straight after the game, Bone was in a car and on the way to Wagga Wagga for a wedding. "We had two delays and I was like ‘oh my gosh, I can’t afford to have this delay because I’ve got to get to Wagga’," Bone said. "To warm up three times was a big ask for the group but they still performed fairly well, and to get a win over NSW was nothing to sneeze 6

3 October 2018 5:58 AM Canberra club president hopes FFA reform brings new dawn

"I'm pleased it was passed, even if it wasn't unanimous, we're finally moving in the right direction," Thiele said. "It would have been a significant issue for football in this country if hadn't been resolved. FIFA had to get involved and it's ridiculous it got to that point. "There's speculation as to which two member federations voted against it but irrespective 11

30 August 2018 4:47 AM Canberra bid to follow 'inspirational' blueprint of AFC Wimbledon

Canberra's A-League bid are set to follow the "inspirational" blueprint of AFC Wimbledon, having secured the services of the London club's chief operating officer Joe Palmer. The story of AFC Wimbledon starts in 2002, when Wimbledon FC owners moved the club 90 kilometres north to Milton Keynes and fans revolted to start their own club. AFC Wimbledon 17

29 August 2018 12:40 PM Alicia Gowans wins back to back world beauty fitness and fashion title

Fitness model Alicia Gowans has defended her pro fitness over-35 division title at the world championships in Las Vegas last week, continuing a remarkable comeback from a broken back three years ago. Gowans finished a successful year in style after also being nominated for coach of the year and her Ally's Angels and Alphas team, run by Gowans and partner 16

23 August 2018 8:00 PM Former Cosmos player Paul Roberts joins Canberra bid for A-League spot

"I've been following the bid from afar and the most intriguing thing for me was that I can see the value of a Canberra team in the A-League," Roberts said. "The way it's been set up with the community-engagement model ... if you are looking at an expansion plan for the A-League, Canberra has to be introduced at some point. "When you look at everything 31

20 July 2018 11:31 AM From Cairns to Canberra and beyond: Wigness chases his NBA dream

Wigness is one of the first students in the NBA’s big leap into player development as they used the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence as a model for academies throughout the world. This past week the NBA has hosted its second annual Academy Games at the Australian Institute of Sport where their Global Academy plays against academy sides from Latin 26

6 July 2018 9:23 AM Perth Glory owner says FFA must scrap licence fee for expansion clubs

Sage pointed to former A-League expansion clubs Gold Coast United and the North Queensland Fury - both clubs which are now defunct - as proof the current model doesn't work. "The way I’d do it, I would not pay a licence fee, the FFA want a license fee so they bank $10 million, then the club runs off on it's own," Sage said. "But look what happened to the Gold Coast 35

29 June 2018 9:37 AM Canberra bid leader says he'll celebrate when they're in the A-League

"It’s not about a contest or who has the most money, this is about bringing something to a region I care deeply about. It’s about giving the city something it wants and needs. "It was more anticipation than relief or anything and now we're in, lets go get it, let's go show them how we’re going to build this club." Canberra are the only bid which already 25

24 June 2018 5:41 AM NSW could be the winners in bookies' fee hike stoush

Corporate bookmakers are set to offer more promotions for punters on Sydney and NSW meetings after the recent race fields fee and point of consumption tax hikes, which have left NSW the least-taxed racing product in the country. Big bookmaking firms are ready to abandon Victorian racing. Crownbet only offered bonus bet promotions on Randwick races 24

8 June 2018 12:00 PM 'A perfect role model': UFC legend St-Pierre full of praise for Whittaker

On the eve of his biggest UFC contest to date, world middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has received a ringing endorsement from the greatest fighter of all time. Georges St-Pierre was full of praise for the 27-year-old Australian, who trained with him in Montreal in the past. "He's a great example and a perfect role model for the sport of mixed martial 15