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  • Canberra Capitals recruit Kelsey Griffin faces minor setback

    23 July 2018 6:31 AM

    Marquee Canberra Capitals recruit Kelsey Griffin will go for scans after suffering a hamstring injury while playing for the Australian Opals in the Four Nations tournament in China last week. It is a frustrating blow for the incoming Capitals star given she had already been undergoing rehabilitation at the AIS following ankle surgery. Griffin has been training

  • Are the Canberra Raiders treated differently?

    23 July 2018 12:37 AM 6

    We delve into the million-dollar question in the wake of the Green Machine's frustrating loss compounded by refereeing howlers. Where to next for the ACT Brumbies? A look at the numbers suggests there is plenty of room for optimism and we might have the man that can take them back to the Super Rugby finals. Lauren Wells has all but called time on her international

  • Chautauqua's career in tatters after refusing to jump again

    22 July 2018 10:50 PM 5

    The career of one-time world champion sprinter Chautauqua is hanging by a thread after the grey flash again refused to jump from the barriers in a Rosehill barrier trial on Monday morning. While most eyes were firmly fixed on the world's best horse Winx, Chautauqua dug his heels in and didn't leave with the rest of the field, putting his racing career

  • Racing Australia launch fresh attack on illegal offshore bookmakers

    22 July 2018 7:21 AM 6

    Any person subject to the Australian rules of racing who is suspected of placing a bet with an illegal operator can now have his or her phone and computer seized in a fresh assault on brazen offshore wagering operators. Racing Australia, the lawmaking body for the country's thoroughbred racing industry, has rushed in laws to stamp out the practice, which

  • Erin Bell's last-gasp goal forces draw between Magpies and Swifts

    21 July 2018 10:31 AM 6

    Retiring star Sharni Layton started and played all four quarters at goal keeper. She came up with some big plays in the last term, although young Swifts shooter Sophie Garbin had her moments too, shooting 21 of 22 shots after coming on for the second half. The Swifts looked poised to control the game after running out to a five-point lead in the opening

  • State League semi final wrap up

    21 July 2018 9:47 AM 7

    Arawang are headed to their fifth state league grand final in six seasons after defeating Canberra 53-47 on Friday night. Despite their success, Arawang haven't lifted the Netball ACT trophy since 2014 but coach Kim Simon says they're ready to recapture that winning feeling. "It's instrumental for the players to win, a lot of lessons were learnt, we are hungry

  • UFC champion Whittaker turns to coaching during injury lay-off

    21 July 2018 4:56 AM 6

    "In my opinion, the champion should fight the top contender. Gastelum's up there somewhere, but he's not the top one," Whittaker said, before adding that he was still happy to take the fight. "I don't pick and choose. I've never really had an qualms about who I fight next." Despite being middleweights, Whittaker and Gastelum will be lending their experience

  • Football fever as Chelsea FC hit Perth

    21 July 2018 1:18 AM 7

    The world cup might be over but soccer fever lingers in Perth while one of the world's most successful football clubs, Chelsea FC, visits town for a friendly clash with Perth Glory at Optus Stadium on Monday. The Chelsea team, which includes greats like David Luiz and Cesc Fabregas, arrived in Perth on a private luxury jet on Thursday night and are expected

  • FIBA says it cannot punish violent fans as Boomers seek legal options

    21 July 2018 12:50 AM 7

    In response to a question from Fairfax Media, a FIBA spokesman said the FIBA disciplinary panel could only cite and punish members of a team’s delegation or accreditation holders such as officials or media members. So Philippines squad player Jio Jalalon, who punched Sobey, was suspended for five games but the spectator is not known to have been punished

  • From Cairns to Canberra and beyond: Wigness chases his NBA dream

    20 July 2018 11:31 AM 6

    Wigness is one of the first students in the NBA’s big leap into player development as they used the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence as a model for academies throughout the world. This past week the NBA has hosted its second annual Academy Games at the Australian Institute of Sport where their Global Academy plays against academy sides from Latin