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11 November 2018 6:32 AM Canberra Heat men thrash Queensland Pirates in AVL

It was a mixed bag for the Canberra Heat against the Queensland Pirates in the Australian Volleyball League at the AIS over the weekend. The Pirates proved too strong in the women's winning two from two, including a five-set epic on Sunday, while the men dropped just one set in two matches. The Canberra men won 25-20, 25-23, 25-23 on Saturday and 23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-17 on Sunday 161

11 November 2018 4:32 AM Canberra United let slip three points in NYL opener

Canberra United were three minutes away from the perfect start to their National Youth League season before the Central Coast Mariners completed a smash and grab at Deakin Stadium on Saturday night. Canberra led 2-1 in the 87th minute thanks to goals from Brodie Clarkson and Zac Barbatano but the Mariners equalised and an own-goal in the 91st minute 168

6 November 2018 5:45 AM Canberra United name NYL squad ahead of season opener

Canberra United squad: Finn Jurak (Belconnen United), Lucas Mauragis (Belconnen United), Nikola Jadric (Belconnen United), James Fletcher (Gungahlin United), Ben Obst (Gungahlin United), Antoni Timotheou (Gungahlin United), Zac Barbatano (Gungahlin United), Lachlan Griffiths (Gungahlin United), Tony Spaseski (Tigers FC), Nik Popovich (Canberra Olympic) 146

6 November 2018 12:35 AM Ben McDermott called up as cover for Shaun Marsh

The state of flux in which Australia's batting order finds itself has helped Tasmanian Ben McDermott earn a call-up into the one-day international squad ahead of Friday's must-win clash against South Africa in Adelaide. McDermott, the 23-year-old son of former fast-bowling great Craig, will join the squad as cover for Shaun Marsh, who remains in doubt 166

26 October 2018 1:00 AM Canberra United parachute Chilean international in for season opener

"She is going to play against Australia in couple of weeks time and then people will sit up and take notice," Garriock said. "Wait until you see her this weekend, she's very skilful and technically gifted close to the ball and is a tenacious little fighter. "She's just joined us from a club in Japan and when I told her she was playing she said: 'I'm so hungry 116

25 October 2018 2:09 AM Quinton keen for sun to shine on Royal Celebration

Ron Quinton has questioned whether a trip to Melbourne with promising colt Royal Celebration might come too soon as he tries to cash in some of the most potent formlines at Randwick on Saturday. While the eyes of the racing world will be on Winx's bid for a fourth Cox Plate to surpass Kingston Town's achievement of three wins in the weight-for-age championship 110

22 October 2018 9:07 AM ACT export outshines Australian stars with stellar Comets knock

On a day when two Australian stars were making their ACT/NSW Comets debuts it was a local product who stole the show with a stunning knock in the capital. Former ACT under-17 and Queanbeyan star Henry Hunt scored a career-best 208 on day one of the Comets clash against Western Australia in the Futures League on Monday. Australian opening bowlers Pat Cummins 104

19 October 2018 5:57 AM Blazers spoil LeBron James' LA Lakers debut

Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combined for 49 points, and Nik Stauskas matched his career high with 24 points in his first appearance in a Portland uniform, leading the Trail Blazers past the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. LeBron James collected 26 points, 12 rebounds and six assists in his first 110

16 October 2018 9:00 AM Goodwin out to prove Adelaide was the right call against Sydney FC

Craig Goodwin's time is now. After turning down an offer from Sydney FC in the off-season to return to Adelaide United, the lanky left-footer knows he has to dominate the A-League to cement himself as one of the country's best attacking players and realise his burning Socceroos ambitions. Sky Blues fans will be seeing a lot of Goodwin over the next couple 118

7 October 2018 3:57 PM Australia shake but are stirred in tough opening to Pakistan series

Recalled spinner Jon Holland claimed the late scalp of danger man Azhar Ali to pull Australia back into the game. The key wicket in the fourth-last over on Sunday left Haris Sohail (15) and nightwatchman Mohammad Abbas (one) at the crease at stumps. Pakistan had gone to tea at 0-199 but their scoring slowed to a crawl after Nathan Lyon broke the drought 121