Amateur golfers take a swing at championships

MORE than 80 of Australia’s best Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander amateur golfers will compete next week in the 2013 National Championships, which begin on...

St Kilda recruit reaches early career high, more to come

Tom Highmore will mirror a former Marist College schoolmate's AFL debut that could even make way for the pair to cross paths on Sunday (March 21).

Olympic ice dancing spectacular to kick off Skate In The City

CANBERRA CBD LTD have announced that this year's Skate In The City is going to be opened by Australia's ground breaking Olympic ice dancers...

Broomsticks to the ready, here’s the Quidditch Cup

IT may have started with Harry Potter, but the ANU’s quidditch team, the ANU Owls, say they’re playing the sport for the complex, multi-ball,...

Grammar dragons beat the world

DRAGON boat teams from Canberra Grammar School and Canberra Girls’ Grammar School have together topped the medal count for the standard boat category of...

Why sport needs to walk the talk

THE three major Centenary sports events staged so far in the Centenary year – the women’s golf, the one-day cricket, and the rugby league...

First look at the new, bright lights of Manuka

THE new lights at Manuka Oval shone brightly tonight for the debut of day-night cricket at the annual PM's XI match, this year against...

Manuka Oval to get a cracking match against South Africa

CRICKET Australia has announced Canberra's Manuka Oval is going to get a top flight day/night cricket game against South Africa on 19 November. “This is...

Papalii signs another three years with the Raiders

Star forward Josh Papalii's contract with the Canberra Raiders has been extended three more seasons. 

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

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...

New mural celebrates local cycling champion

Ahead of International Women’s Day (March 8), students of Erindale College have painted a street art mural of local BMX and mountain biking world champion Caroline Buchanan, a former student of the college.

sporting confidential: Fear deserts fortress Canberra

WHAT is the problem with the Canberra Raiders and the Brumbies playing at Canberra Stadium? Statistics prove that it’s no longer the fortress that...
manuka oval plan

The Grollos bring a vision splendid to Manuka Oval

THE Western Sydney Giants have announced details of a submission to the ACT Government for an $800 million upgrade of Manuka Oval and the...

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 

Gavel / Cold comfort as the Channel calls Ben

“Most of us couldn’t even contemplate beginning such a swim and even those who train in the pool on a daily basis understand the sheer challenge of this most difficult open-water swim," writes sport columnist TIM GAVEL

Gavel / Local tennis serves up an ace

“Tennis is undergoing a transformation with the revamped North Woden facility and increased demand for court space at Melba," writes sports columnist TIM GAVEL

Your ideas wanted for lakeside fitness circuit in Yarralumla

MEEGAN Fitzharris says the fitness circuit along Alexandrina Drive in Yarralumla will be revamped with new outdoor fitness equipment to be chosen by the...

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

Canberra’s top AFL star all ready to march the Saints in

Jack Steele by name seems not by nature after the new captain had to admit his nerves of steel will be sorely tested tonight leading St Kilda out against Carlton.





Plant blossoms to brighten the park

"We've had all the pleasure of the massed flower displays of Floriade over 20-odd years, but no blossom trees in spring to compliment this...


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