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

Indoor soccer facility right on time, government says

Work on a project to deliver an elite and community soccer facility to Canberra has laid dormant for more than five years, but the ACT government denies that planning surrounding its $20 million construction has delayed progress.

ACT to look into dog racing allegations from last night’s Four Corners

JOY Burch has responded to last night's shocking revelations on the ABC's Four Corners program about the use of live baiting of successful greyhounds...

Gavel / Rave on, Lauren’s not listening

“If Lauren Jackson sees anything negative about herself on social media or in the news, she shuts it down. It’s a shame an athlete has to live like this," writes sports columnist TIM GAVEL

Marist Old Boy Patty Mills wins an NBA championship with the Spurs

THE New York Times brings word of one time Canberra Cannons ball boy Patty Mills claiming one of the most sought after prizes in...

Black Opal Stakes cracks group racing

CANBERRA Racing Club is celebrating the upgrade of the Seppelt Black Opal Stakes from a Listed race to Group 3 status by the Australian...

From Bradford to Canberra that led to sunnier days

An ambitious Elliott Whitehead signed up for Bradford at barely 16 years of age, already bellowing loudly to charge out for the Bulls.

Calls for FFA to consider Canberra as a host city 

The Canberra Liberals has written to Football Federation Australia, asking for it to reconsider Canberra’s involvement in the FIFA 2023 Women’s World Cup after the ACT government chose not to bid for a local game. 

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...

Making the call for Maureen

Sports broadcaster TIM GAVEL pays tribute to a special listener

The hero the Brumbies not only wanted but needed

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

Paper wings to soar at ADFA on Monday

ON Monday the 2015 Red Bull Paper Wings Canberra "qualiflyer" is taking place at the Australian Defence Force Academy. It's open to anyone over...

Sporting Confidential: The ticket price of success

For years we have been crying out for major sporting events to come to Canberra, says TIM GAVEL

Brumbies bubble burst draws praise from defeated coach

The bubble that the ACT Brumbies have been living well inside by the midst of the pandemic finally burst.

Kyrgios pours love on Canberra for tennis reset

Canberra has been attributed towards settling Nick Kyrgios down for a "massive reset" before stepping out on court at the Australian Open.

Kyrgios gets lots of mentions

CANBERRA tennis star Nick Kyrgios was the most mentioned sports person in 2015 by Australian media. Run-ins with tennis authorities and allegations of poor behaviour...

Raiders fan outrages packed ACTION bus

YOUTUBE has footage of a Raiders fan on Friday night outraging passengers on a local bus from Civic to Woden. This followed the club's 14-22...

Gavel / Are we too tough on the kids?

“As a 52-year-old sports commentator with kids of my own, you become a lot more understanding as you get older," writes TIM GAVEL

Gavel / Testing times for Canberra cricket?

“Cricket Australia has been putting Canberra through its paces before deciding whether we were ready to manage a test," writes sport columnist TIM GAVEL





Torrens Primary gets a dusting of snow

Students, staff and parents were in for a treat this afternoon (June 9) when Torrens Primary School received a dusting of snow. 


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