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Clash of the Balkans – A narrative of Queanbeyan City FC versus White Eagles FC

One of Canberra’s most highly anticipated and passionate showdowns in local sport took place on Saturday 5th of May at Riverside Stadium when Queanbeyan City hosted White Eagles in the historical ‘Balkan Derby’. There is no doubt that rivalries raise the intensity of an encounter at any level of competition, but when it comes to […]

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Uni Games abandoning party reputation, refocusing on sporting excellence

The university games on the Gold Coast are set to make major changes in its event structure for this year’s games, including a move away from its partying past. The organising body for the games, UniGames Australia are planning on abandoning the previous structure of Regional Games, instead having qualifying meets. Those qualifiers will then […]

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Q&A with Dunamis Lui

Dunamis Lui is a player for the Canberra Raiders in the National Rugby League (NRL) and suffered an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury in Round 13 last year against the Manly Sea Eagles. Lui has played 96 career games in the NRL at the Broncos, Sea Eagles, Dragons and now in Canberra over a nine […]

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Invictus Games Sydney 2018

Major sporting events such as the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have dominated the news and social media as of late, but not much has been heard of the Invictus Games. Although it is a while to come, from the 20th to the 27th of October this year, Sydney CBD will transform […]

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The Tension Behind the Scenes at the 2018 Australian Grand Prix

The 2018 Australian Grand Prix was hyped up to be one of the greatest on-track seasons to date, following an exciting 2017 Formula One season. While the on-track action was the focus of the weekend back in April, there was plenty of off-track action going on that the regular punters may have missed or otherwise […]

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Q&A with Jordan Gusman

Jordan Gusman is one of Australia’s top 1500 metre runners and one of the few athletes in the country who has the four-minute mile. Currently studying at the University of Canberra, Gusman missed out on making the 2018 Australian Commonwealth Games team. This was another setback to his career as a runner, as his success isn’t […]

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Touring the National Arboretum Canberra

About 6km from the centre of Canberra sits the National Arboretum Canberra, a $70 million dollar tree collection that houses one of the world’s largest living collections of rare, endangered and symbolic trees. It was created in 2003 as a symbol of healing after the bushfires ravaged the Territory. It’s dedicated to growing trees for conservation, […]

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Q&A with Field Hockey Umpire Nathan Cornish

In sport, we often consider the pressure that players and coaches are under. But rarely do we contemplate the pressure of being an umpire. Not only are they required to make split-second decisions, which could decide the outcome of a game, they also have to work alongside fired-up players and abusive spectators. Nathan Cornish first […]

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5 Best Burgers in Canberra

It’s no secret that Canberra is a place that does burgers and does burgers well. With more than one place that is dedicated to the humble burger alone (and no, I’m not talking about McDonalds or KFC). So how do you know what burger joint is right for you and your crew? Below is a […]

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November 16 – A night to remember in Australian sport

The Fifa World Cup is fast approaching and Australia will be featuring for the fourth consecutive time, however, fans will remember the difficulties that the Socceroos endured in the lead up to 2006. November 16 is an Australian football documentary produced by Richard Bayliss and Ben Coonan that aired on Foxsports Australia on the 16th […]

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

World XI – Jakob Gisik

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (France) Lloris edges out Golden Glove winner Thibaut Courtois as the starting goalkeeper. The French captain wasn’t […]

World XI – Vincent Smith-Koppie

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois (Belgium) Thibaut Courtois finished the World Cup with a tournament-high 27 saves including some special efforts in […]

World XI – Ben James

Goalkeeper – Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark) The main reason behind Denmark’s group stage survival, Kasper more than lived up to his […]

World XI – Michael Djordjieski

Goalkeeper – Jordan Pickford (England) The 24-year-old Everton shot stopper was immense for England throughout the tournament. Pickford arguably produced […]

World XI – Josh Knox

Goalkeeper – Guillermo Ochoa (Mexico) Ochoa only featured in the four matches but made a whopping 25 saves in the […]

World XI – Dominic Unwin

Goalkeeper – Jordan Pickford Gareth Southgate’s decision to leave veteran Joe Hart out of England’s squad paid off after Pickford […]