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7 March 2018 10:32 PM WNBL: Canberra Capitals sign marquee player Kelsey Griffin

"I've had the opportunity to work with Paul in an Opals capacity and he helped develop parts of my game," Griffin said. "His plans for the Capitals align with what I want to achieve in my career and I'm keen to see where he can take me. I'm really excited to join this club." Goriss says Griffin will be invaluable for the Capitals given she averaged 16.8 points 24

21 February 2018 7:31 AM Canberra United star Josh Gulevski earns Western Sydney Wanderers NYL contract

"There are others in the ACT who deserve an opportunity but we just don't have that exposure that other kids do in other states. "There are good players in Canberra, it's just a matter of the right people seeing you at the right time and an A-League club giving you a chance. "It is tougher coming from Canberra because it's not every day they're going 21

16 February 2018 7:33 AM FFA announce A-League expansion to 12 teams but clubs are wary of 'smokescreen'

Two new clubs could enter the A-League next year after Football Federation Australia confirmed expansion plans for the 2019-20 season in welcome news for much of the football fraternity. However, existing clubs dismissed the announcement as a "smokescreen" ahead of FIFA's looming intervention in the governance of Australia's football affairs. Following 31

16 February 2018 3:18 AM Battle lines drawn as FIFA get set to mediate between Australian soccer's warring parties

The two can no longer be separated, as FFA chairman Steven Lowy has now become the biggest factor linking the two issues. Sure, Simon Pearce of Melbourne City and Greg Griffin of Adelaide United, the two main frontmen for the A-League clubs opposed to Lowy, are key members of the dramatis personae in what has veered between a comedy of errors - without 22

12 February 2018 6:47 AM Melville wave park developers hope environmental tests will silence vocal locals

Mr Ross said, pending the results, the company was well on its way to formally submitting its development application to the WA Planning Commission – and he was confident it would be given the green light. "We are hoping to submit the development application in the next four to six months," he said. The company is currently waiting on a response from the Environmental 14

11 February 2018 5:45 AM D'Arcy Short says he is best suited to opening role in Australia T20 side

Batting sensation D'Arcy Short insists he is best suited to an opening role in Australia's reborn Twenty20 side, meaning Aaron Finch may have to adjust to a new spot. Australia's plans to emerge as a Twenty20 force have begun to take shape, even without frontline stars such as skipper Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood, who have been rested 14

10 February 2018 3:33 AM Investment gamble pays off as Matt Campbell lands Porsche Le Mans deal

Australia's Matt Campbell is set to follow in Mark Webber's footsteps, taking on the World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans with Porsche. The newly minted Porsche junior started life as a factory-backed racing driver by outgunning highly-fancied racers in identical 911 GT3 R machinery in qualifying for the Bathurst 12 Hour last week where 30

7 February 2018 6:44 AM Woden woman wins $100,000 in Lucky Lotteries

A Woden woman plans to pay off some bills and go on a holiday after a $100,000 lottery win this week. NSW Lotteries said the woman, who did not want to be identified, bought the ticket at the Thistle Kiosk in Westfield Woden. "I thought you were one of those insurance companies calling," the woman reportedly told a lotteries official. "It's just fantastic 21

6 February 2018 11:19 AM Sydney FC players hopes of Socceroos selection dented by Wellington Phoenix

Theirs was one of three A-League games van Marwijk attended last weekend as he started his scouting of Australian players, but only one game impressed the new coach – Saturday afternoon's match between Newcastle Jets and Melbourne Victory. "It was different, the level of the games, but I saw one good game. I was positively surprised at the level of that game," he said. Van Marwijk 1

26 January 2018 6:01 AM Queanbeyan Gift winner Andrea Thompson says world champ Sally Pearson on a 'different planet'

World champion Sally Pearson is on a different planet, even if you're a Queanbeyan Gift winner. At first glance, Andrea Thompson's ACT championships schedule seems like a school sports day - 100-metre sprint, 200m, 100m hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot put and javelin, provided there's no clashes. But the Queanbeyan athlete's dream is to compete in the heptathlon 21