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...

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...

Dexaprine XR Green Apple recalled

ACT Health advises that King Sports Industries Pty Ltd has recalled a caffeinated beverage product known as Dexaprine XR because it contains prohibited levels...

Stephen Moore has a Brumbies jumper for you if you get to Saturday’s game

The weekend's results have favoured our brave lads from the Brumbies, in no small part because they delivered the goods in thumping the Force...

Stars score early mark on the year

The year has barely started and already TIM GAVEL has three stories of local sporting success
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Free pool day as Civic Pool re-opens

SHANE Rattenbury says Canberra Olympic Pool will host a free open day next Saturday (31 October) to celebrate the start of the summer swim...

The Olympic race to break stories

TIM GAVEL, in London covering the Olympics for ABC Radio, says the competition among international journalists is as fierce as in the arena...

Gavel / The best… better than all the rest

“To make ends meet, Cameron works at Coles with a dream of eventually becoming a full-time driver. Once he gets there he will be better for the experience in doing it the hard way," writes sport columnist TIM GAVEL

Buycycle returns this Sunday

THE Rotary Club of Canberra’s annual bicycle market, Canberra Buycycle, is on this Sunday at The Fitters Workshop on Kingston Foreshore. Canberra Buycycle provides...

Gavel / Let’s remember Richie at Manuka

RICHIE Benaud should be honoured at Manuka Oval. He played for the PM’s XI four times and hit a massive 113 on one occasion in...

Skate in the City becomes the Winter Festival

IN the City Canberra CEO Jane Easthope has announced that "Skate in the City" is to become "Winter Festival", a part of a national...

Brumbies still left seething over controversial final call

IT'S a feeling, a hype, a preparation, a match the ACT Brumbies have done over again, but no less thoughts are spent on the final before running onto the pitch, laying a tackle or throwing a pass and imagining holding up the silverware again.

A new mountain bike track for Alfred Deakin High School

SHANE Rattenbury has opened Alfred Deakin High School’s new mountain bike track. Joined by Alfred Deakin High School students and some of Canberra’s pro riders,...

Are you ready for a roller disco?

Canberra's other roller derby league, the Varsity Derby League is putting on a roller disco on 22 November. Varsity Derby League is an inclusive roller...

Lake Tuggeranong reopens

THE Environment Protection Authority has announced that for the first time since March Lake Tuggeranong is safe for recreational use. "Lake Tuggeranong was closed as...

More community access to school sports facilities

SHANE Rattenbury has released a report examining the state of indoor sports facilities in the ACT, and announced a range of steps the Government...

Ainslie fights finals odds

SYDNEY Swans Reserves enter this weekend's North East AFL grand final as favourites to win against the Ainslie Tricolours. This is the first NEAFL Eastern...

Haddin to captain Prime Ministers XI

AUSTRALIAN Test vice captain Brad Haddin will captain the Prime Ministers XI against Sri Lanka on Friday February 3 at Manuka Oval. The match will...

Gavel / Lycra lad out there and copping it

"I have received more abuse as a cyclist than I have over the 28 years as a sports commentator," bemoans sport columnist TIM GAVEL





Police swoop seizes cocaine, cash and a gun

POLICE raids on several locations in the ACT and Queanbeyan yesterday have yielded trafficable quantities of cocaine, a prohibited firearm and about $100,000 in cash suspected of being the proceeds of crime.


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