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11 November 2018 6:32 AM Canberra Heat men thrash Queensland Pirates in AVL

It was a mixed bag for the Canberra Heat against the Queensland Pirates in the Australian Volleyball League at the AIS over the weekend. The Pirates proved too strong in the women's winning two from two, including a five-set epic on Sunday, while the men dropped just one set in two matches. The Canberra men won 25-20, 25-23, 25-23 on Saturday and 23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-17 on Sunday 6

10 November 2018 6:42 AM Canberra Indigenous soccer team star at first tournament

A Canberra women's side played in the National Indigenous Football Championships for the first time last week and they finished on the podium in Nowra. Talia Moreton playing for Canberra’s Indigenous women’s soccer team at the National Indigenous Football Championships. One Mob opened their account with 6-0 victory and went on to win five of their seven 12

9 November 2018 12:30 PM Matildas rising star in doubt for World Cup due to foot injury

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic made the squad fully aware of what's at stake with the friendly games against Chile and is determined to see Australia enter the World Cup as a top-seeded nation, avoiding the likes of USA, Germany, France and England in the group stage. "I talk about it a lot and we talk about it as a group a lot," Stajcic said. "We've set ourselves 5

9 November 2018 9:00 AM 'Is this spam?' the dream email that sent Matildas teenager to Madrid

After reading the offer to become the first Australian to play for Atletico Madrid, she flipped the screen over to stare at the iconic celebration of Griezmann, just as she'd done for the last two years with Atletico star printed on her phone cover. Pinching herself, Chidiac had just become a flag-bearer for Australian women's football within one of the biggest 6

9 November 2018 3:28 AM Canberra school teacher breaks triathlon world record

Canberra school teacher Laura Marshall has set a new triathlon world record and become the first ACT women to swim the English Channel. Marshall became the first Australian women to complete the gruelling Enduroman Arch to Arc, an ultra-endurance triathlon from London to Paris, solo. Marshall completed the 140-kilometre run, 35k swim and 300km cycle 7

5 November 2018 8:54 AM ACT Gridiron set for Capital Bowl

Centurions offensive linesman Timmy Allen had a day to remember. He was involved in nearly every play and found himself on the scoresheet when he charged down a punt and returned the ball to the endzone for the Centurions to take a 14-6 lead. Allen was a dominate force for the Centurions and will be a handful in the grand final next week. James Hegarty 8

2 November 2018 5:53 AM Masur labels Ellis a player to watch

Nicola Kuhn and Yoshihito Nishioka will contest the other semi, after Akira Santillan retired hurt (6-4 2-0) and Nishioka beat fellow countryman Yosuke Watanuki 6-3 6-2. In the women's quarters, Astra Sharma set up a showdown with Olivia Rogowska, after her 6-4 3-6 6-0 victory over Japan's Risa Ozaki. Rogowska was too strong for Frenchwoman Irina Ramialison 9

31 October 2018 9:01 AM Poor crowd mars PM's XI's upset of South Africa

The crowd figure even shrinks in comparison with the lowest in recorded history, which was set when 5370 watched the West Indies face the Prime Minister's XI in 2010. It serves as an indication of just how much content Canberra can handle given fans have been spoiled for choice this summer with a women's international, Big Bash League, WBBL, WNCL, Sheffield 6

31 October 2018 7:25 AM Kerr an inspiration to Canberra United's South African star

She was looking forward to running out against Kerr, who was a contender for FIFA's women's player of the year this year, but missed out to Brazil's Marta. "I feel honoured to be playing with one of the best players in the world. It makes me believe in myself and also belive in the team that we can do it," Mulaudzi said on Wednesday. "I feel inspired 7

29 October 2018 9:33 AM Canberra United coach throws support behind Heather Reid's FFA bid

"Heather is an exceptional woman who has been through thick and thin in this game," Garriock said. "She's an inspiration and basically set up Canberra United as only W-League team without an A-League affiliate. She got it across the line and recruited and did everything, she was the backbone of the club. "She's an advocate and someone who will stand 7