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12 October 2018 10:08 AM The Caps are back! Kia Nurse leads Canberra to demolition of Flames

The Canberra Capitals are back and the way they announced their return as a WNBL contender was warning shot to the rest of the competition, thrashing the Sydney Flames by 19 points on Friday night. It was the perfect start to the year for a group of players who have spent only a couple of weeks together, and even more impressive given they did it without 11

12 October 2018 7:04 AM Keely Small to race for Youth Olympic gold after qualifying fastest

Keely Small will be the Youth Olympic Games gold medal favourite on Monday morning after qualifying fastest for the 800 metres final. Small, the Australian team flag bearer in Buenos Aires, was more than one second quicker than the rest of the field, finishing her heat with a time of 2:05.68, with Germany's Sophia Volkmer second in 2:06.92. St Clare's 12

12 October 2018 5:38 AM Humble Fearnley wins The Don award

Fearnley had been a finalist four times. This year, he beat motor sports stars Daniel Ricciardo and Will Power, cricketer Ellyse Perry, soccer star Sam Kerr, former Australian hockey captain Mark Knowles and para-athletes Madison de Rozario and Lauren Parker. Also on Thursday night, the late, inimitable Richie Benaud was elevated from the Hall of Fame ranks 11

7 October 2018 7:36 AM Door opens for ACT Comets to produce more stars

"I know Blake Macdonald or Tom Engelbrecht are not physically playing in the Canberra competition at the moment, but they are still Canberra players," Piper said. "Tommy Engelbrecht can still thank his parents for driving up from Tuross, and Western District-UC and everything. They helped him become who he is. "That message remains constant, it’s our job just to keep on producing 13

6 October 2018 2:00 AM 'Conor is gonna stun him': UFC stars weigh in on McGregor v Khabib

"I changed my mindset, and it's showing with the fights. I'm back to just enjoying the process, the media, the weigh-ins, all of it." The main event card, which starts at 3pm AEDST, also features heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov – but Lewis isn't getting caught up in the hype of McGregor-mania. "I'm not a fan, I'm just looking at it like it's a job: I don't 9

5 October 2018 1:57 PM Cycling world to converge on the 'Gong at road world titles

“The championships will see junior, under-23 and elite male and female athletes compete across the Road Race, Individual and Team Time Trial events, creating a world-class event for spectators.” It is the third international event the NSW government has secured as part of its “10 World Cups in 10 years” campaign after winning the rights to the men’s 11

28 September 2018 10:16 AM Drought doesn't stop Weyman from helping others get Pie in the Sky

The lush, green grass of Seiffert Oval is a far cry from Michael Weyman's drought-affected farm back in Moruya. But that didn't stop the former Canberra Raiders prop from reliving his premiership glory - albeit in St George Illawarra colours - and selflessly raising money for those less fortunate in the Pie in the Sky game on Friday night. The game raised 8

24 September 2018 4:48 AM Melbourne City confirm Kellond Knight and Butt as they aim at fourth W-League

Melbourne City has carried all before it in the W-League for the past three seasons, and is hoping that it can continue to set the standard even with the loss of its captain coach from last season, Jess Fishlock, and Matildas defender Alanna Kennedy. In place of that high profile pair they have recruited Matildas stars Elise Kellond-Knight and Tameka 14

19 September 2018 6:31 AM Payback not just Pie in the Sky for Campese

It might just be a bit of Pie in the Sky, but it's also a chance for payback. Former Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese will go head-to-head against former teammates Alan Tongue and Marc Herbert, with Campese playing for the Queanbeyan Blues against an All Stars team at Seiffert Oval on September 28. They'll look to raise money for charities Treehouse 1

18 September 2018 2:31 AM Who would you pick as Canberra's sporting champion for 2018?

Who would you pick as Canberra's best: Josh Papalii or David Pocock? Keely Small or Nick Kyrgios? Kelsey-Lee Roberts or Ellie Carpenter? Para shot-putter Cameron Crombie and Raiders skipper Jarrod Croker are past winners and Canberra Milk has added a $5000 incentive this year to encourage school children to vote. Voting for the people's sporting champion 9