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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 9

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 15

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 14

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 13

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 14

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 29

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 25

21 April 2018 8:20 AM Vieira faces happy dilemma after Trapeze Artist wins one for the Ages

Vieira will be feted by Everest slot-holders, and with Inglis already holding talks, the ATC and Coolmore were quick to point they also would like to have a chat about the $13 million showcase event. While Trapeze Artist added another page to his resume with the track record, this win wasn’t as explosive as his Golden Rose and TJ Smith victories, where 45

21 April 2018 5:32 AM Politics could threaten Canberra greyhound plans to develop track

But Brown suggested Capital Football are keen to avoid becoming a political football between the greyhound club and the government and that they'd likely align with the latter. "We’ve progressed with discussions with other organisations, specifically the ACT government, which makes a lot more sense, given the majority of fields that our clubs access 43

25 February 2018 11:43 AM Basketball Australia ready to bring NBA Boomers home

The Boomers are assured of facing the best three Middle East teams from Group D which features Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan and Qatar with all four nations still in contention to make the second round. “It just depends on that draw and who we pick up in that window,” Moore said. “It could be away-away depending on who we play, I don’t know the machinations 35