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21 June 2018 8:01 AM Canberra's Kanga Cup just keeps getting bigger

"We continue to engage with the ACT government around access to fields, there’s other opportunities as well with schools and other private venues and we’ll continue to explore those opportunities as much as we can. "We’re always looking for ways to improve the facilities and grow the number of facilities that we access and having a home of football is one of those 9

29 May 2018 8:20 AM There hasn't been a new tennis club built in Canberra since 1986

Tennis ACT boss Kim Kachel wants to capitalise on the "huge opportunity" to grow the sport in Canberra. "We’re very thankful for redevelopment here at Lyneham, it has provided showpiece facility for world-class tennis, which we've seen, but there's a real opportunity in our growth corridors," Kachel said. "There are areas across Canberra well below the national 26

26 May 2018 6:55 AM ACT quartet earn Australian honours after breakthrough water polo gold

Four ACT players have been named in the Australian schools water polo team after leading the ACT to a drought-breaking national title. The ACT men's team clinched the capital's first gold medal since 2005 with a dominant 9-5 win over Queensland in the grand final in Perth on Friday. ACT product Matthew Wilson will headline the Australian team after being 32

12 May 2018 11:02 AM City of Casey set to invest $20m to back Team 11's A-League bid

Team 11, the consortium based in Melbourne's south-east bidding to secure a license as an A-League expansion club in the 2019-20 season, is flexing its financial muscles further, with the City of Casey ready to commit up to $23.8 million to help develop Casey Fields into a top-flight regional centre for soccer excellence to help boost the bid. Whole 25

22 March 2018 7:45 AM Easts juniors' plan to get more Canberra kids playing rugby and offering scholarships

Easts juniors offer scholarships to cover the costs of registration, rugby kit, boots and a mouthguard for some children and president James Manders hopes to grow the program to support up to 50 players. "At the moment we've got between 10 and 15. I'd love to see it get to 50 or 100, that's what our sponsors want. They want to see money go towards kids playing 24

9 March 2018 8:02 AM Rugby Australia refute Alan Jones' claims of St Edmund's College 'mates club'

However Langtry has not been involved in the set-up for that long and hasn't been head coach for anywhere near that length of time. Jones wrote Maloney played under Langtry at St Edmund's before becoming a teacher at the school. However, Langtry was coaching Marist College when Maloney was playing for St Edmund's, meaning they were opposing each other 44

9 March 2018 4:44 AM Next generation of rowers in Canberra for ACT Head of the Lake schools regatta

A bumper week of rowing in the capital is set to continue with the ACT Head of the Lake school's regatta taking place on Saturday. The event will see 599 rowers compete at the regatta with students from Canberra Girls Grammar, Canberra Grammar, Daramalan, Radford and Marist leading the local contingent. Interstate rivals Cranbrook School, Kinross Wolaroi 40

3 March 2018 10:16 AM Multiculturalism coursing through junior girls cricket

Retired Australian cricketer Michelle Goszko sums it up best with her catchphrase: "They say love is the universal language, but I think cricket is". So it has proven each Friday afternoon at Graf Park in Yagoona where almost 300 primary school girls from a spread of cultural backgrounds have been gathering to pursue their love of the sport. The Cricket 33

9 February 2018 10:42 AM UFC 221: Curtis Blaydes ready to be the 'bad guy'

Twenty-six-year-old former college wrestler Curtis Blaydes is full of respect for Mark Hunt, but says he has no issues coming down under and silencing the parochial Perth crowd. The Chicago-raised heavyweight travels to Australia to take on Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 221, with just one loss to his name in 10 professional fights. "I've been the bad guy before 15

9 February 2018 3:52 AM Fire breaks out on Thailand tourist hotspot Phi Phi Island

A huge fire broke out on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, a popular tourist destination on Tuesday night. One witness told Fairfax Media she saw five hotels and hostels up in flames, with the blaze "spreading like wildfire". A huge fire, possibly started by a gas canister explosion, has been ‘spreading like wildfire’ through the tourist island of Phi Phi in Thailand 49