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...

Gavel / In the business of making a success of sport

PEOPLE from completely different backgrounds are reinvigorating sport in Canberra using their business expertise, writes TIM GAVEL

Gavel / The good Friend of rugby

IT is a testament to the character of Andy Friend that, after 23 years of coaching, he continues to have a passion for rugby. Friend...

Gavel / Determined to get back from the brink

WHAT must have been going through the minds of Canberra cyclist Chloe Hosking and fellow ACT athlete and Australian hockey goalkeeper Andrew Charter as...

Modest Mal takes the prize as pool’s lap legend

UP at dawn to swim several kilometres most mornings, the Dickson Aquatic Centre Lap Legends log their laps over the outdoor swim season for...

Gavel / The Games people play

Sports broadcaster TIM GAVEL is just back from covering the Commonwealth Games for the ABC on the Gold Coast and has an answer for anyone who thinks we could stage them in Canberra   

Gavel / Best of Canberra takes a shot at the Games

"The Gold Coast Games have come at the perfect time with a growing perception that sportspeople have lost sight of the essence of sport," writes sport columnist TIM GAVEL

Gavel / Rohan has a big spin on his future

TO suggest that 18-year-old Canberra table tennis player, Rohan Dhooria, is single minded in his quest to be the best in the world in...

Gavel / Caroline battles another ‘bump’ in the road

"Caroline Buchanan has shown that she is capable of overcoming whatever life throws in front of her," writes sports columnist TIM GAVEL

Gavel / Big Bash Jono plays the waiting game

CANBERRA cricketer Jono Dean vividly remembers the phone call that changed his life. Admittedly, it was only five years ago, but plenty has happened...

Gavel / Mysterious case of the disappearing stadium!

“With Melbourne Park and the new Perth multi-sport facility representing the benchmark, where does that leave dated venues such as Canberra Stadium?” asks sport columnist TIM GAVEL

Grammar’s inaugural Red Hill Run

CANBERRA Grammar School is staging a new community event this month – the Red Hill Run. It's open to everyone – running enthusiasts, tranquil...

After 40 years Jogalong becomes jog a lot

AT a time when there were few female runners in Canberra, 10 women gathered in Stromlo Forest and ran the first women and girls’...





Comedy lurks in Mico’s cosmic art

Now that art galleries are off-limits for “the duration”, I hope they will follow M16’s example and upload their offerings for house-bound art lovers, writes reviewer PHILLIP MACKENZIE.


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