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19 February 2018 4:50 AM Chloe Hosking to be named in Commonwealth Games team

Sprint star Chloe Hosking might be the only one guaranteed a ticket to the Gold Coast, but there's a host of Canberra cyclists in the running for the Commonwealth Games team. But there's a raft of other contenders across the track, road and mountain-bike disciplines. On the track, two-time world champion Rebecca Wiasak is desperate to break into the women's 11

18 February 2018 4:17 AM Commonwealth Games-bound Canberran Christine Nunn wins Australian squash title

Canberra squash player Christine Nunn's Commonwealth Games preparations are off to a perfect start after she claimed the Australian championship in scintillating fashion. Nunn dominated the women's closed event final to come away with am 11-2 11-5 11-5 triumph over defending champion Tamika Saxby in Melbourne on Saturday. While the Canberra product's 8

17 February 2018 4:21 AM WNCL: ACT Meteors captain Erin Osborne calls for more women's cricket matches

"It's never easy not being able to play consistent one-day cricket at the domestic level but hopefully next year there will be an extra round of WNCL. It would be nice to play a home and away series. "While I love the Big Bash and I thoroughly enjoyed my time with the Melbourne Stars, in Twenty20 cricket the nature of the game is if you're batting at five, six or anywhere 11

16 February 2018 10:06 AM Up-and-coming Korean in charge at half-way

Dean Herden is an Australian who found himself a niche, that being the caddie for Korean women golfers. It’s not a bad gig, either, for the Koreans are famously good, and he has clocked up a whopping 51 wins over the last 10 years as a bagman, half of them for Jiyai Shin. But his player now is Jin Young Ko, and Herden, who hails from Wagga Wagga but now lives 14

16 February 2018 5:10 AM Lydia Williams has one eye on Matildas battle before W-League grand final clash

Sydney was potent in attack this season, scoring 26 goals in 12 games, led by de Vanna and Kyle Ledbrook who bagged five each in the regular season. "That will definitely keep me on my toes ... you've just got to make sure everyone is reading the situation before it gets too dangerous," Williams said. "They'll be missing Caitlin Foord though, and you can't 15

16 February 2018 3:18 AM Battle lines drawn as FIFA get set to mediate between Australian soccer's warring parties

The two can no longer be separated, as FFA chairman Steven Lowy has now become the biggest factor linking the two issues. Sure, Simon Pearce of Melbourne City and Greg Griffin of Adelaide United, the two main frontmen for the A-League clubs opposed to Lowy, are key members of the dramatis personae in what has veered between a comedy of errors - without 13

14 February 2018 7:12 AM PyeongChang is putting the 'winter' back into Winter Olympics

After two balmy Winter Olympics - where athletes stripped clothes off to cool down and snow had to be trucked in - PyeongChang is bringing the winter back. It's been so biting cold that athletes' skis are warping and makeup is freezing to the faces of BBC anchors (to be fair, it's probably freezing to the faces of other people, as well). Officials have even gone as far as to postpone 11

14 February 2018 3:21 AM Stajcic names Algarve Cup squad as Matildas World Cup preparations hot up

It's a big year for the Matildas with the Algarve Cup, Asian Cup and qualification for the Women's World Cup in France 2019 on the line, and coach Alen Stajcic will begin honing his preparations by calling a 24-woman squad into camp in Sydney this weekend. The coach will whittle the number down to 22, and it is that group who will be travelling to Portugal 7

11 February 2018 9:27 AM Royal Canberra wants to lock in Canberra Classic and lure back Australian Open 2022

But Farrell reassured Royal Canberra members the focus was on hosting just one tournament in the summer months. This year they've not only had the Classic, but the NSW Amateur and the Jack Newton Junior Golf event ACT week of golf as well - causing some grumblings within the members. "I want to have this event. The board all agree and I think the members 4

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Basketball ACT prospect Brody Doran draws comparisons with NBA star Patty Mills

Patty Mills paved the way for emerging basketball stars in Canberra like Brody Doran, but never did the ACT under 20s star think he'd be drawing comparisons with the NBA champion. Doran led the ACT with 19 points and four assists in an 87-71 loss to the NBA Global Academy in Basketball Australia's under 20s national championships in Gosford on Saturday 11