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18 May 2018 9:27 AM ACT government satisfied Canberra Brave brawl an isolated incident

"The ACT government values integrity in sport and is mindful of the role our elite sports teams provide for the community," Active Canberra director Rebecca Kelley said. "We have been informed that chairman of the Brave, Peter Chamberlain, is sincerely apologetic for his part in the incident, and regrets his actions. "The ACT government understands this was an isolated 9

18 May 2018 5:20 AM Wrong call: Leave cricket's toss of the coin alone

Darren Lehmann may no longer be coach of the Australian side but he could not have said it better when questioned whether the coin toss would be important heading into last year's tour of India. "We won four tosses last time we were here and lost 4-0. You've still got to play well if you win a toss," he said. While there is merit in examining whether 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

20 April 2018 7:54 AM AIHL: Canberra Brave's Per Daniel Goransson, Kai Miettinen, Wehebe Darge in Australian team

"If you would have asked me in 2011 if I would have played ice hockey ever again, then I would have said 'no way'," Goransson said. "I guess everything happens for a reason. I came to Perth to study, I got a job and throughout my university degree I got to know the GM from the Perth Thunder. "It took them a couple of years to get me to lace up again 36

16 April 2018 5:02 AM Injuries open door for West Coast rookies to debut at MCG

Venables is the latest Eagles forward to suffer a setback after after the exciting newcomer injured his ankle late in the third term of West Coast’s 80-point destruction of Gold Coast on Saturday. Eagles medical staff will examine results of scans on his right ankle on Monday, with the emerging youngster tipped to miss at least a fortnight, despite being 23

13 April 2018 9:39 AM Finals series to give A-League a much-needed lift

The Sky Blues went through their annus mirabilis of 2016-17 losing only once, although their grand final triumph over Melbourne Victory was a close-enough thing as they required penalties to see off their Victorian rivals. But this season they have lost three times, showing even for a team that has been hailed as the best the A-League has seen, such lofty 25

25 March 2018 12:52 PM Adelaide force Melbourne into NBL grand final decider

The Sixers’ first half was as complete a performance as any team displayed this season, with Sobey harassing Melbourne star Casper Ware into submission as the home team’s defence left Melbourne United staring at a 55-31 deficit. A 1-from-15 three-point effort by Melbourne, combined with Adelaide shooting 25 of 33 free throws in the first half had the hosts 22

25 March 2018 9:14 AM Smith has been stood down, but he must answer these key questions

Why such a strong visceral reaction, with, seriously, no-one defending them? And why does seemingly everyone, even those with no interest whatsoever in cricket, also seem to be calling for their heads? Part of it is because cricket is deeply embedded in the national psyche, our self-identity. While the football codes are played in a mosaic of different 21

15 March 2018 1:03 AM Whittaker to defend world title at UFC 225 in June

Robert Whittaker's year-long absence from the octagon will end in June, when he takes on Cuban Yoel Romero in his first title defence of the world middleweight championship. The UFC announced on Thursday that Whittaker would headline UFC 225 in Chicago on June 9, a re-match of last year's bout that saw the Australian claim a decision victory in a five-round 24

7 March 2018 7:57 AM Canberra's Jesse Wagstaff named in Australian Boomers for Commonwealth Games

"When you were a little kid you were watching the Olympics and the Comm Games and stuff like that. To one day get a chance to play on home soil at a Comm Games is a huge privilege," Wagstaff said. "I wasn't exactly expecting the call-up but it's a huge honour. It's a huge honour representing your country at any level let alone on home soil, and let along 32