Gavel / Chad calls it as he sees it

“By the end of the day I was starting to think that, at 23 years of age, this young man could be anything in this caper," writes sports columnist TIM GAVEL 

Dan’s big hillclimb for little hearts

SINCE 2009, Dan Cummins has raised $45,000 for the charity HeartKids through his annual HeartKids Hillclimb event in memory of his late brother. The 31-year-old,...

NSW shuts down greyhound racing – ACT to follow

NSW will become the first Australian state to shut down greyhound racing after a Special Commission of Inquiry found overwhelming evidence of systemic animal...

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...

Gavel / Ricky’s Raiders come in from the cold

"Ricky Stuart will say there's still time left in the season for things to fall apart. So far as I'm concerned, this season has already been a success," writes sport 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...

We’re all Raiders fans now

ANDREW Barr has taken to Twitter promising to literally paint the town green in his excitement leading up to Saturday's home NRL final. We wish...

ACTSPORT closing down

SHANE Rattenbury has thanked ACTSPORT for its contribution to the Canberra region’s sporting community, after the organisation signalled its intention to wind down. “After...

Canberra boxer ban shock from world titles

CANBERRA boxer Bianca Elmir's Olympic dreams have been shattered after her shock banning from the World Titles in China. She tested positive to a diuretic...

ACT Sports Hall of Fame re-opens

SHANE Rattenbury has re-opened the ACT Sports Hall of Fame in its new home at the University of Canberra Sports Commons. “Many of the names...

Ring master doesn’t pull his punches

ROD HENSHAW goes a couple of rounds with Jack Pappas, the tough barrister who puts his money where his mouth is to help kids box their way out of bother

Here come the Windies

AUSTRALIA will play the West Indies on Manuka Oval in a one-day, day-night, international cricket match on  February 6. The  match is part of next...

Sport / Raiders on a roll

THE Raiders’ juggernaut continues through the off-season. Membership is at an all-time high with the club on target to reach 15,000 before the start...

Gavel / Beware, the Brumbies are under attack

"Why the Brumbies are even in the same sentence as the Western Force and the Melbourne Rebels is beyond comprehension," writes sport columnist TIM GAVEL

Casino owners to sponsor the Brumbies

WORD is breaking that the new owners of the Canberra Casino, Aquis, have signed a six year deal to sponsor the Brumbies. This no doubt...

Sport: Pain of sharing young talent

Canberra’s success as a sporting “nursery” may be a hindrance as we revisit the possibility of getting teams back into men’s national leagues, says TIM GAVEL

Minister for Sport attacks Brumbies sponsorship deal

SHANE Rattenbury has taken to twitter to express his displeasure at the Brumbies taking $8 million over six years from the casino's new owners. Shame...

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...

Throwing the kitchen sink at Mount Stromlo

ANDREW Barr and Shane Rattenbury have released the updated Stromlo Forest Park master plan. "Stromlo Forest Park is already a world-class recreational facility with thousands...

‘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...





Celebrating 50 years with banksias

The Australian National Botanic Gardens is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the opening of a garden dedicated to the native banksia wildflower. 


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