Canberra A-League bid: Debunking the player depth myth for expansion

Canberra A-League bid: Debunking the player depth myth for expansion

The Canberra A-League bid will submit its final proposal on Friday and much of the focus will be on debunking the myth the capital region couldn't sustain a successful team. Football Federation Australia and critics have said Canberra doesn't have the population…

Canberra A-League bid builds as decision beckons

Canberra A-League bid builds as decision beckons

The Canberra & Capital Region A-League bid team is dreaming big as they prepare to tap into the A-League’s Asian connections. The expansion bid team is preparing to lodge its official documentation on August 31 as the decision on which clubs will join…

New swim system may be key to Dolphins’ bid to topple US

New swim system may be key to Dolphins’ bid to topple US

The introduction of a new analysis system in Adelaide may prove the difference in Australia's bid to become the world's No.1 swimming nation at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren says he is excited by the potential of the…

Canberra A-League bid jump on board the E-League boom

Canberra A-League bid jump on board the E-League boom

Did you know more people watched the E-League grand final than the A-League grand final this year? What's the E-League, I hear you say. Esports are booming across the world. Well, it's A-League teams represented by two people playing the video game FIFA…

NZ to bid for women’s Rugby World Cup

NZ to bid for women’s Rugby World Cup

New Zealand has entered a race against Australia to host the 2021 women's Rugby World Cup. NZ Rugby confirmed on Saturday it submitted a bid to stage the ninth edition of the tournament, three days after Rugby Australia unveiled details of its…

Canberra A-League bid sign veteran coach Ron Smith

Canberra A-League bid sign veteran coach Ron Smith

The Canberra A-League bid have signed veteran coach Ron Smith as its head of football. Smith helped build the AIS Centre of Excellence and headed the academy through Australia's "golden era" which produced countless Socceroos and culminated at the 2006 World Cup….

Canberra A-League bid hits 5000 members inside a month

Canberra A-League bid hits 5000 members inside a month

The Canberra A-League bid have signed 5000 members less than a month after launching and they now want to double that number. It means the expansion club already has more members than A-League grand finalist the Newcastle Jets (816), Central Coast Mariners (2545)…

It's coming… back? English FA exploring World Cup bid

It's coming… back? English FA exploring World Cup bid

England's Football Association (FA) is carrying out a study into the feasibility of hosting the 2030 World Cup finals, FA chairman Greg Clarke said in a statement on Wednesday. England, who hosted the World Cup in 1966, failed in their most recent…

Qatar World Cup bid team accused of `sabotage plot´

Qatar World Cup bid team accused of `sabotage plot´

Qatar is accused of running a secret ‘black ops’ campaign to sabotage rival World Cup bids with the help of ex-CIA agents Allegations include paying for negative report on the cost of a US World Cup Accused of recruiting American teachers to…

Democrat vulnerable in reelection bid, targeted by Russian hackers

Democrat vulnerable in reelection bid, targeted by Russian hackers

Washington: US Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri, one of the most vulnerable Democrats running for reelection this year, was targeted by Russian government hackers who sought but failed to compromise her Senate computer network. "Russia continues to engage in cyber warfare against our…

Pro-EU Remoaners launch new bid to overturn Brexit referendum as elections watchdog ticks off Leave campaign

Pro-EU Remoaners launch new bid to overturn Brexit referendum as elections watchdog ticks off Leave campaign

The Electoral Commission is expected to find Vote Leave guilty of breaching campaign rules on spending and co-ordinating with other groups. The pro-Brexit group denies the claims and says it wasn't given the chance to defend itself. But EU supporters are trying…

Mel Gibson loses bid to block film release

Mel Gibson loses bid to block film release

Mel Gibson has lost a key round in his battle for control of The Professor and the Madman, potentially clearing the way for the release of the star-crossed film about the origins of a dictionary. Replay The picture is based on Simon…

Socceroos statistician Andrew Howe backs Canberra A-League bid

Socceroos statistician Andrew Howe backs Canberra A-League bid

Socceroos statistician Andrew Howe has backed Canberra's A-League bid and said it "doesn't seem right" to leave the capital city out of the national competition. The Canberra bid submitted its expression of interest to Football Federation Australia last month and will learn if they've…