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25 September 2018 3:39 AM Melbourne United look to add import for NBA games

It's unlikely Melbourne import centre Josh Boone will play against Philadelphia as he recovers from a hamstring injury, which is why the team wants extra cover at the centre position. Boone could still play in the Toronto game but, either way, the team wants an additional big man. Melbourne coach Dean Vickerman said the club would keep its options open and also consider 10 1

21 September 2018 9:01 AM Capital Football board resolve to discuss Canberra clubs' grievances

The ball is in Capital Football's court after the board met with the Canberra premier league club presidents, but the issues discussed remain unresolved. Now it will be up to the governing body to decide what they'll do next when they hold their next board meeting next week, having undertaken to revisit the open and frank discussions that were held with the presidents 6

17 September 2018 8:00 AM Short on star power, but Leishman defends World Cup of Golf field

Marc Leishman doesn't expect the fact not one player in the world's top 20 will travel for the World Cup of Golf to dimish the US$7 million tournament, which is likely to have his Australian pairing with Cameron Smith pegged as favourites. Leishman, the world No.22, is set to be the highest ranked player to contest the teams-based event at Melbourne's 14

17 September 2018 6:26 AM At last: Finch thought Test hopes had passed him by

Aaron Finch has revealed he thought his hopes of a Test call up were almost over but believes he has the batting temperament required to help Australia conquer Pakistan in next month's Test series in the United Arab Emirates. Almost 11 years after his first-class career began in a tour match against India at the MCG, Finch, 31, is on the cusp of donning 13

11 September 2018 8:25 AM Vice-captaincy: Langer confident strong leaders are emerging

Australian cricket coach Justin Langer is confident there are enough emerging leaders ready to help skipper Tim Paine through what shapes as a tough summer. Cricket Australia opted to not unveil a vice-captain among the 15-man squad chosen on Tuesday for next month's Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Paine will captain the side in his first 25

10 September 2018 6:27 AM NFL seeks talent in Melbourne

The NFL is coming to Melbourne. No, there won’t be any games played. But Victorian athletes thinking they might have what it takes to make it in the United States will have the chance to show their ability with the NFL to hold a regional testing day in Melbourne this Saturday. The session, to be held at Camberwell Grammar, is one of seven try-out days ahead 22

9 September 2018 10:55 AM Club presidents call for meeting with Capital Football board

They're also concerned about Brown's decision to introduce an NPL2 competition next year, despite moves in place for the FFA to conduct a review of the premier league structure around the country. It's meant discussions have taken place behind the scenes of the clubs potentially pushing for a vote of no confidence in O'Neill, but that's seen as a drastic 21

9 September 2018 9:39 AM Stunning Gill goal sends Canberra FC into grand final

A stunning Grace Gill free kick has sent Canberra FC into the women's premier league grand final against Belconnen United. Canberra United Academy looked set to be the team going through to the decider at McKellar Park next Sunday, but Canberra FC supersub Zoe Langtry equalised to make it 2-all in the 91st minute. Then Gill curled her free kick into the top corner 17

7 September 2018 8:19 AM ACT club presidents meet to discuss 'rogue' Capital Football chairman

If the vote fails, it means FIFA could dissolve the FFA and even boot the Socceroos and Matildas from international competition. The FFA tried bridge the governance impasse through a teleconference with the federations and Capital Football was the only member not to dial in on Thursday. Canberra club presidents met earlier this week and are concerned 20

31 August 2018 6:10 AM Melbourne United brace for Sydney Kings fightback

Melbourne United struck the first blow, now Sydney Kings get the chance to make an immediate reply when they play the second of their pre-season showdowns on Saturday night. The Kings entered their two-game Victorian trip having won their five previous pre-season games but they couldn’t find a way past the undermanned reigning champions losing 93-85 in Bendigo 16