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Latest news: Community sport

Canberra pianist, scientist and philanthropist a rare breed

You’ve probably heard of science in the pub but how about birds and blues, a monthly piano session with local musician and CSIRO scientist of 18 years, Dr Leo Joseph. To clarify, this...

Canberra Raiders mascot a well-oiled green machine

Victor the Viking is celebrating his 40th year as the Raiders’ mascot but he didn’t want to make a fuss - so Queanbeyan’s Mayor and the people’s pub – Hotel Queanbeyan –...

Drop a line and spend some time with the Canberra Fisherman’s Club

The Canberra Fisherman's Club is embracing nature, watching out for our local waterways and enjoying the relaxing past time.

The Power of a Football: How community sport can change lives

A few decades ago, on the streets of St Kilda, a young man popped up with an alternative to what was being offered to those seeking solace from the ‘dark side’. 

Good Sports Awards invite ACT community club nominations

Community sporting clubs across the ACT have the chance to win up to $2,000 with nominations now open for this year's Alcohol and Drug Foundation Good Sports Awards.  

Greens: ACT Government failing community sport

Eighteen months later, Greens MLA Johnathan Davis says the ACT Government has not delivered on its suite of sport policy commitments.

Australia records drop in sport injuries due to COVID-19 restrictions

COVID-19 restrictions on organised sport from March 2020 resulted in a drop in injuries and hospitalisations for winter sports.

Interest in local rugby league at ‘all time high’

Record registration numbers has seen the local Canberra Region Rugby League (CRRL) become the fourth largest region in NSW.

AMC indoor rowing program named CBR Sport Awards finalist

An indoor rowing program for detainees at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) was announced as a 2021 CBR Sport Awards Finalist.

Something for everyone at Little Athletics ACT!

For more than 50 years, all over the country, Saturday mornings through summer have become synonymous with the sounds of the starting gun and excited children, and the sights of kids jumping into sandpits, over hurdles and high jump bars, and throwing objects. That’s the sounds and sights of Little Athletics! 

Woden petitions for indoor sports stadium

The Woden Valley Community Council wants the ACT Government to build a multi-purpose indoor sports stadium in the Woden Town Centre.

New indoor sport arena headlines UC Sport Strategy

A state-of-the-art indoor sport facility as part of UC Sports Hub 2 heads up the University of Canberra’s new Sport Strategy.