Winning Melissa sprints cheerfully into retirement

AUSTRALIA’S fastest 100-metre sprinter, Melissa Breen, has been all about the slow life since retiring last month, reports DANIELLE NOHRA.

‘Razor’s’ a ray of hope in dark times

EDDIE WILLIAMS says in these challenging times, Australia is looking for a national hero and who better than Canberra’s most significant sporting figure of the 21st century...

Round Six scores from the CRRL matches

Scores from today's Round Six matches of the Canberra Region Rugby League.

Canberra Region Rugby League: Round Six scores

ROUND SIX: scores from today's (August 29) Canberra Region Rugby League 

Election 2020: One-off payment promise keeps kids in sport 

If elected, Belco Party candidate Alan Tutt is promising to give parents a one-off $200 payment to keep children playing sport. 

Manager Ward signs up for two more seasons

Recently re-signed Cavalry manager of the Canberra Cavalry, Keith Ward, has agreed to an additional two seasons with the Canberra baseball side, in a bid to bring the club its first championship since 2013.

Bateman to leave Raiders when the season ends

Canberra Raiders forward John Bateman will depart the club at the end of the season to pursue "other long-term options", according to the club.

Calls for FFA to consider Canberra as a host city 

The Canberra Liberals has written to Football Federation Australia, asking for it to reconsider Canberra’s involvement in the FIFA 2023 Women’s World Cup after the ACT government chose not to bid for a local game. 

Running Shaun still collecting sporting accolades

AFTER 30 years contributing to athletics in multiple roles, former long-distance runner and two-time Olympian, Shaun Creighton, has been recognised with a prestigious national award. 

Four grand finals stars join Raiders hall of fame

THE Canberra Raiders inducted four more players into the club's Hall of Fame, at last night's season launch at its new centre in Braddon.

Raiders first coach Don Furner dies at 87

The Canberra Raiders inaugural coach and life member Don Furner Sr died last night (February 24) following a long battle with illness. He was 88.

The political minefield of good manners in sport

"The stunning success of the Green Machine must be extremely galling for Barr, Berry and other ministers. For the sake of political appearances, they've presumably all felt the need to be seen to be supportive of the Raiders, all the while, one assumes, privately willing them to lose," writes JON STANHOPE.

Stephen spars his way to a broadcasting future

As a child, Queanbeyan’s Stephen Peios would imitate great boxing announcers... and now he’s an announcer for boxing legends in real life on the world stage, reports DANIELLE NOHRA.

Cindy takes her cue to blackball glory

When Cindy Blackmore went to the Australian Blackball National Championships in Melbourne last month she had no idea she’d come home the first Canberran to win an Australian National singles title in any form of cue sports. DANIELLE NOHRA reports...

Gavel / Local greats guide the next generation

SPEND more than 10 minutes talking to former Canberra tennis player Alun Jones and local hockey legend Glenn Turner and you get the impression...

‘Cavs’ to host season finale

THE Canberra Cavalry will host the season finale at MIT Ballpark in Narrabundah this weekend after securing a spot in the Australian Baseball League...

Canberra Cavs sign power-hitting star

BASEBALL team Canberra Cavalry are over the moon as having signed former New York Yankees power-hitting draftee Zach Wilson, who will join the side for the...

Canberra league ‘legend’ ready to retire

"LEGEND of the game", Canberra Region Rugby League chairman Noel Bissett says it's the right time to retire and plans to in December.  Mr Bissett...

Manuka’s February test cricket tickets on sale

TICKETS are now on sale for Canberra’s first international test match at Manuka Oval on February 1-5. “Our first international test match between Australia and...





Liberals promise more gap-free and after hours GP services

Under a Canberra Liberals government there will be more gap-free and after hours GP services across Canberra. 


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