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  • Canberra A-League bid starts talks with prospective members

    17 May 2018 6:22 AM 12

    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 11

    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 12

    "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

  • Craig Moller earns NBL All-Australian call up for China tour

    16 May 2018 11:00 AM 6

    When NBL major events and programs general manager Tommy Greer called to invite him to join the tour, Moller was quick to take up the place. He is in strong company, too, with Olympians Chris Goulding, Adam Gibson, David Barlow and Brad Newley on the roster along with current “NBL” Boomers such as Daniel Kickert and Cameron Gliddon. “It’s a pretty strong

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

    16 May 2018 7:43 AM 13

    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 12

    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 12

    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

  • Canberra Racing Club boss Peter Stubbs to step down

    14 May 2018 7:45 AM 13

    Racing in Canberra is bracing for a changing of the guard after Canberra Racing Club boss Peter Stubbs announced his intention to retire this year. Stubbs will retire effective from October 16, which coincides with the club's annual general meeting where a new boss could be announced. Stubbs had a major impact on racing in the capital and says his highlights

  • Dave Toussaint on a collision course with Anthony Mundine

    14 May 2018 6:09 AM 13

    "I think if Toussaint was to fight Mundine, it would be one-way traffic and Mundine would get knocked out. Whether Mundine has got the balls to step up to the plate, I don’t know, to be honest. "[Toussaint's promoter] Nick Boutzos has got the capability of putting on a big fight down there and I’d love to see a fight like that happen in Canberra

  • Canberra crowds disappear as Brumbies crash to frustrating loss

    14 May 2018 6:06 AM 10

    The Brumbies are in danger of recording their worst average crowd figures in 20 years. "It's really sad to be honest, as a rugby union person," said Brumbies coach Dan McKellar. "It was obviously a cold, damp evening. Everyone in this room and here tonight wants the game to be thriving. The reality is at the moment it isn't. "Our form is playing a part of that and I've got to front