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8 October 2018 5:32 AM The Everest, Caulfield Guineas to be split to avoid scheduling farce

The Melbourne Racing Club is likely to run their four group 1s between races six and nine, which will include a 50-minute gap between events either side of The Everest. The Caulfield Stakes is favoured to be run 20 minutes after The Everest. "We appreciated the spirit and co-operation in which the talks took place and I think we've come up with the best outcome 14

3 September 2018 11:26 PM Controversial quarterback Colin Kaepernick stars in Nike anniversary campaign

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been chosen as one of the faces of Nike's 30th anniversary 'Just Do It' campaign. Kaepernick, who has been under contract with Nike since 2011, is an intriguing choice to help lead the campaign since he is involved in an ongoing legal dispute with the NFL, one of Nike's biggest business partners 31

23 August 2018 8:00 PM Former Cosmos player Paul Roberts joins Canberra bid for A-League spot

"I've been following the bid from afar and the most intriguing thing for me was that I can see the value of a Canberra team in the A-League," Roberts said. "The way it's been set up with the community-engagement model ... if you are looking at an expansion plan for the A-League, Canberra has to be introduced at some point. "When you look at everything 31

16 July 2018 8:38 PM Usain Bolt to start A-League trial for the Central Coast Mariners: reports

Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt is in talks to start a trial run as a soccer player on the Central Coast, according to reports. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist is currently negotiating with the Central Coast Mariners to take part in a six-week trial that could see him signed for a full season, according to News Corp. The 31-year-old champion sprinter 16

3 July 2018 8:36 AM Canberra soccer players to cop registration fee hike from FFA

Australia failed to get out of their group at the tournament in Russia and collected just one point from three games. Belconnen United president Tony Barr was not aware of the fees increase and slammed the FFA for splurging on the national team and then asking the grassroots to pick up the bill. "Spending $300,000 per player is just ridiculous, maybe 24

29 June 2018 9:37 AM Canberra bid leader says he'll celebrate when they're in the A-League

"It’s not about a contest or who has the most money, this is about bringing something to a region I care deeply about. It’s about giving the city something it wants and needs. "It was more anticipation than relief or anything and now we're in, lets go get it, let's go show them how we’re going to build this club." Canberra are the only bid which already 24

29 June 2018 8:28 AM Canberra figure skater Lisa Nitschke glides home after striking gold

These competitions create the opportunity for athletes between the ages of 28 and 81 to showcase their skills on the world stage. Adult figure skaters are grouped by age as well as the highest level of test passed - either bronze, silver or gold - to make the competition even. Canberra has one ice rink to train on and Nitschke, who has been in the capital 24

20 June 2018 11:54 PM Canberra action-packed summer of cricket gets even bigger

Cricket ACT have added another blockbuster fixture to its already jam-packed summer, with Manuka Oval to host a Sheffield Shield match between rivals Queensland and New South Wales in November. Canberra will also host an historic first Test match, between Australia and Sri Lanka from February 1-5 at Manuka, as well as a women's Twenty20 international 24

17 May 2018 6:22 AM Canberra A-League bid starts talks with prospective members

The Canberra A-League bid are calling for public feedback as they ramp things up ahead their expression of interest submission due next week. The bid team have released a survey gauging the likelihood of people attending matches at Canberra Stadium and becoming members of a prospective team. They are hopeful Canberra's soccer community will jump on board 39

10 May 2018 10:09 AM Illawarra Hawks confirm NBL's push into Canberra

“A big part of that is growing the business and we have an opportunity where we’re looking at utilising the growth in participation in the ACT, which has been growing at 10 per cent over the last few years. “It’s in the very early stages but we’re in preliminary talks with Basketball ACT about taking a pre-season game down there. “Obviously after that we’ll 35