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  • Canberra driver Harry Bates on start list for National Capital Rally

    18 May 2018 7:41 AM 9

    Canberran Harry Bates and Queenslander John McCarthy celebrate their victory in the National Capital Rally last year. The National Capital Rally has finalised its start list for the Asia Pacific Rally Championship to be held in Canberra from June 1-3. The event will combine the ARPC and the Australian Rally Championship into one field for the first time, allowing

  • Riverina Rhinos and Belconnen United fight for premier league points

    18 May 2018 7:35 AM 8

    In the women's premier league, the Monaro Panthers will be aiming to get back on the winners list when they face Belconnen United, who have won eight games in a row. Saturday: (Men's) Riverina Rhinos v Belconnen United FC at Griffith, 5pm; (Women's) Canberra United Academy v Woden-Weston FC at Hawker Football Centre, 3pm, Belconnen United FC v Monaro

  • Ben Edwards is Las Vegas-bound for UFC's The Ultimate Fighter

    18 May 2018 5:39 AM 7

    He has finally got his shot, and Ben Edwards has never been more ready. The Canberra fighter (2-0) managed to get a visa on short notice and will fly to the United States on Sunday for the open tryouts of The Ultimate Fighter 28 at the Palace Station Hotel in Las Vegas on May 22. A whirlwind couple of days saw Edwards fire off countless emails and make several

  • Wrong call: Leave cricket's toss of the coin alone

    18 May 2018 5:20 AM 8

    Darren Lehmann may no longer be coach of the Australian side but he could not have said it better when questioned whether the coin toss would be important heading into last year's tour of India. "We won four tosses last time we were here and lost 4-0. You've still got to play well if you win a toss," he said. While there is merit in examining whether

  • Canberra A-League bid starts talks with prospective members

    17 May 2018 6:22 AM 9

    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

  • Canberra FC eliminate Canberra Olympic from FFA Cup fifth round

    17 May 2018 12:47 AM 8

    Canberra FC eliminated arch-rivals Canberra Olympic from the FFA Cup with a 2-0 victory in the fifth round at Deakin Stadium on Wednesday night. Olympic were the Federation Cup holders - which earns a Capital Football club a spot in the FFA Cup round of 32 - but were knocked out by Canberra in the quarters. It was a Thomas James brace in the final 10 minutes

  • 'J-Mac's back!' McDonald returns to the track an immediate winner

    16 May 2018 11:57 AM 9

    "I didn't need a tight finish to start the day," McDonald puffed as he hopped off $1.75 favourite Cormac, his first competitive ride and winner since being outed for 18 months for backing one of his own horses to win. But he would have given anything to get a winner so quickly. And it didn't take long to get one. The question in racing circles is not if McDonald

  • Canberra 3x3 basketballers shooting their way to $26,000 pay day

    16 May 2018 7:43 AM 10

    They started as a group of mates playing basketball for "a bit of fun" but now they want to take on the world's best and shoot their way to a $26,000 pay day. Canberra's three-on-three men's team have advanced to the Pro Hustle quarter finals and will face some of the world's top-ranked teams in Sydney on Friday. Lachlan Ross, Tim Hewitt, Dylan Simpson

  • Why Jamie Maclaren was cut from van Marwijk's World Cup squad

    15 May 2018 12:19 PM 9

    Bert van Marwijk made the bold decision to drop Australia’s form centre-forward from the 2018 World Cup squad due to a preference for versatility and international experience ahead of the tournament in Russia. Scotland-based striker Jamie Maclaren was the controversial omission from the 26-man training squad that will assemble in Antalya in Turkey next week, despite

  • Petrol station deal fuels conspiracy theory over Cahill selection

    15 May 2018 2:44 AM 10

    Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop has denied commercial incentives influenced the selection of Tim Cahill in the Socceroos' 26-man World Cup squad on Tuesday. The 38-year-old remains in the frame to play in a fourth consecutive World Cup despite playing only 63 minutes of club football in five months and being without a competitive