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...

Campaign Cadel starts here!

Sports broadcaster TIM GAVEL says there’s a place to acknowledge the Tour de France champion in Canberra AT first glance, my campaign to have Stromlo...

The future of the Civic Pool in the balance

SHANE Rattenbury says that during the normal period of closure of the two outdoor pools (dive and toddler) over winter months, work will commence...

When being tough on a mate matters

How hard should a journalist go when a friend is in trouble? As hard as possible, because you have to, says TIM GAVEL, who came face-to-face with a mate in real strife...
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The Tennis ACT Walk of Fame seeks nominations

TENNIS ACT has opened nominations for the Tennis ACT Walk of fame, to be established at the Canberra Tennis Centre. The Walk of...

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

Gavel / Can the Brumbies create their own history?

"The Brumbies start the 2017 season with similar expectations to that side of 1996… Like the team of ’96, there are many unknowns," writes sport columnist TIM GAVEL

Skateboards ignite at ‘Belcopalooza’

THE SOUTHERN Hemisphere’s biggest skate park will ‘ignite’ tomorrow, Saturday, October 5, for what bids to be a significant notch in the Australian skateboarding...

Brumbies’ Stephen Moore named the 81st Wallaby Captain

The Brumbies have tweeted the happy news that the team's inspirational hooker has been named as the next Australian captain for the coming series...

YMCA to run the Civic Pool

SHANE Rattenbury says the YMCA has been appointed as the interim operator at the Canberra Olympic Pool in Civic. “This is a great outcome...

Raiders coach apologises over his ‘off-the-cuff’ netball slur

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has trivially conceded an admission of guilt for reported misogynistic remarks that naively damned netball.

Taking it to the streets

ORIENTEERING may be better known for geeks running around the countryside with maps, but “Street O” (or street orienteering) hopes to dispel the myth. “We...

Cricket’s new Lyon tamer

WHEN I was a lad, I played Test cricket for Australia. I think most of us did. I represented the country playing in the backyard...

Barr brings the Asian Cup and the Cricket World Cup together

YOUR eyes do not deceive you, that's the AFC Asian Cup and ICC Cricket World Cup here on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Andrew...

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,...

The hero the Brumbies not only wanted but needed

The halfway point is almost the invisible line for rugby's stressed goalkickers.

Fladun / Winter’s unsung sports heroes

"We should all quietly raise our cups of coffee and say a quiet thank you for all that work and commitment that keeps our sporting nation going," writes Mum in the City columnist SONYA FLADUN

Canberra’s Dragons Abreast going on a road trip

DRAGONS Abreast are a Canberra based group of 18 breast cancer survivors who race dragon boats. On the long weekend in June they are travelling...

King of spin aims for the Olympics

REBEKAH SPANN meets the teenage table tennis star who hasn’t lost a match in nine months and has his eyes set on the Rio Olympic Games

Melina moves to goal attack for her girls

FREYLA FERGUSON meets a champion netballer with a new goal in sight





AIS welcomes funding ‘certainty’ for sports – and next Olympics

Caught up in the cloud of the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the Australian Institute of Sport is cashed up for another Games campaign ahead of Paris 2024.


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