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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 22

29 June 2018 7:12 AM Canberra's ice hockey stars make a difference for Brave kids

Canberra's ice hockey team is Brave by name, and they are making a difference to kids that are brave by nature. The Brave will have the smiles of kids like Beau and Kalten on their minds when they face the Perth Thunder in a top of the table clash in the Australian Ice Hockey League at the Perth Ice Arena on Saturday. Beau and Kalten are just two of the kids Brave 10

26 June 2018 2:10 PM Melbourne United to face Ben Simmons in Philly, Raptors in Toronto in preseason

Melbourne United will face off with Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers in one of two marquee NBA preseason games later this year. The reigning NBL champions will play the Sixers in Philadelphia and leading Eastern conference side Toronto Raptors in Toronto in two of the NBL’s seven preseason games in late September and early October. Simmons played 13

23 June 2018 1:00 PM AFL v soccer: A pitch battle for numbers

Each sport has its own turf and knows where it can and can’t compete. The Socceroos at the World Cup are impregnable. If they make footy seem smaller and parochial, they also tap into the fabled cultural cringe, our desire to be relevant on the global stage. In the long haul, the global game has always been viewed as the greatest threat and most serious 11

13 June 2018 10:25 PM Fans name Optus Stadium as AFL's best venue, Fyfe as league's MVP

This time last year, Simpson had the league's second-worst approval rating, narrowly ahead of Gold Coast's Rodney Eade, who was later soon sacked. Just 51 per cent of Fremantle fans were satisfied with coach Ross Lyon, who has endured his own season from hell after a sexual harrassment claim from five years ago was revealed in the media recently 12

13 June 2018 5:39 AM This is my yard: Ben Edwards set to return to the cage

Hex matchmaker Luke Vella told Edwards he is happy to put him on every show until the UFC calls, so the Canberran has mapped out a plan. Line 'em up, he'll knock 'em down. "The Guvner" of Canberra is going to rule this town. "[Vella] said ‘what about June in Melbourne, July in Perth or September somewhere else?’ I said ‘I’d love to go back to Perth but if you can find someone 14

13 June 2018 12:23 AM Skye Nicolson walking into the Hornet's nest

"The Olympics have always been the big goal for me, so Tokyo 2020 is my next big goal," Nicolson said. "Then we’ll sit down and look at what I want to do next after that. Definitely not [turning professional] in the next year and a half to two years, but after that it’s definitely something we’ll be looking into. "I’ve still got plenty on, I’m boxing 18

5 June 2018 9:18 AM Canberra Cavalry grouped in new Australian Baseball League division

The Canberra Calvary will join a newly formed northeast division alongside the Brisbane Bandits, Sydney Blue Sox and a New Zealand team as part of an Australian Baseball League rejig. The ABL has added an international flavour to the 2018-19 season, with the Cavalry to play against a team from New Zealand and one from Korea when the competition re-launches 6

31 May 2018 11:58 PM Australian Smith leads US Women's Open

Australia's Sarah Jane Smith has seized a share of the first-round lead at the US Women's Open at Shoal Creek in Alabama. The 33-year-old from the Sunshine Coast via Geelong made a brilliant closing stretch including a hole-out eagle with a wedge at the par-five 11th and further birdies from close range at the 13th, a bomb at the 14th and another nice putt at the 17th to card a five-under-par 47

29 May 2018 8:59 AM Canberran Adrian Coppin wants to turn around rally season at home

"In Perth I slipped into a corner too tight and hit a tree stump, it ripped off all the suspension arms, drive shaft and broke the whole front corner, I was stuck in the forest." Coppin is hoping it proves "third time a charm" in the third round of the season this week. "I'm an ex-Canberran so I grew up rallying on those roads and I'm pretty comfortable 25