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  • Nick Kyrgios wins player of the year award at Tennis ACT function

    14 September 2017 8:08 AM 19

    The award win giving 30 Giralang students the opportunity to participate in activities with an internationally ranked player during the Apis Canberra International in October. There were a number of promising young talents up for the junior male and female athlete of the year. But honours went to Annerly Polous and Jamieson Nathan as they look to carve

  • Injury ravaged Canberra Olympic to host Edgeworth FC in NPL Finals Series

    14 September 2017 7:49 AM 17

    An injury-ravaged Canberra Olympic will look to bounce back from its grand final loss when they host Edgeworth FC in NPL Finals Series at Deakin Stadium on Saturday. Olympic were stunned by Belconnen United in the NPL Capital football decider last week and now face Edgeworth who have just won the NPL Northern NSW title. An injury ravaged Canberra Olympic

  • Shane Watson and Michael Cheika weigh into Israel Folau, same-sex marriage debate

    14 September 2017 5:30 AM 29

    CRICKET star Shane Watson, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika and gay rugby player Gareth Thomas have weighed in on Australia’s same-sex marriage debate as the fallout from Israel Folau’s tweet continues to rage. Watson tweeted a link to a Daily Telegraph story headlined ‘I nearly quit Wallabies for love,’ in which Folau reveals he almost walked away from Australian

  • Holy Family school take out ACT title with shot at Todd Woodbridge Cup triumph

    13 September 2017 8:12 AM 9

    "We've had Rob Jamieson from Tuggeranong Tennis come to the school and he's definitely seen an increase in interest this year." Holy Family student Luke Burgess full of joy after competing in the event for the first time. "It was lots of fun playing out there today, I'll definitely keep on playing tennis after this," Burgess said. "It feels good to get to the finals

  • Wallabies weigh in on same-sex marriage debate

    13 September 2017 7:47 AM 41

    Wallabies fullback Israel Folau created a social media storm on Wednesday, tweeting his personal views on gay marriage. Folau tweeted: I love and respect all people for who they are and their opinions. but personally, I will not support gay marriage. The 28-year-old is a devout Christian, and his post received criticism from those who support same sex marriage

  • The act from an Australian peacekeeper that changed Theogene Ngamije's life

    13 September 2017 5:58 AM 21

    In a refugee camp in war-torn Rwanda in 1994, an Australian peacekeeper handed a refugee boy a biscuit and an Australian flag. Now, 23 years later, that boy, Theogene Ngamije, is a private in the Australian Army. "No day was easy, it was hard. I was always scared, hungry and intimidated. I wished there was another planet on which I could make a living

  • Win tickets to Wallabies v Argentina rugby test: send a snap for chance at tickets

    13 September 2017 5:34 AM 9

    And if you miss out here, there'll be one more chance to get free tickets to the game. We'll be doing a Facebook Live with Michael Hooper on Friday, and the reader who sends in what he judges as the most creative question during the broadcast will also get four seats at Saturday's match. So turn on notifications on the CT Facebook page to make sure you don't

  • Rugby Union: Jaco Kriel injury blow for South Africa

    12 September 2017 12:06 PM 23

    South Africa's hopes of outmuscling the New Zealand pack in Saturday's Rugby Championship clash in Auckland have been dealt a blow after powerful loose forward Jaco Kriel was ruled out of the game with a shoulder injury. The dynamic Kriel has been diagnosed with a labrum tear picked up in Saturday's 23-23 draw with Australia in Perth. The Springbok management

  • Redzel to race in The Everest

    12 September 2017 10:00 AM 28

    The Everest slot holder James Harron has done a deal with Triple Crown Syndicates for Redzel to run in the $10 million race on October 14. Harron, whose horses are trained by Peter and Paul Snowden, decided to go with stablemate Redzel, who becomes the sixth horse locked in for the 1200-metre race. Triple Crown's Michael Ward was delighted to secure

  • AFL umpire from Luke Shuey decision, Chris Donlon, dropped

    12 September 2017 7:19 AM 18

    The AFL might have cleared the controversial Luke Shuey decision, but the umpire has been cut for this week's finals. Umpire Chris Donlon, who awarded the critical decision to Shuey for a high tackle that then saw the player kick the winning goal after the siren, has missed the cut to be among the umpires this week. With four finals last week and only two this week the AFL had to cut back to six umpires