A bid to revive a Canberra team in the National Basketball League looks doomed to fail.
Kristen Veal has returned to Canberra 15 years after helping the club to its first WNBL title.
Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby re-signs for two years as 400-game mark becomes realistic goal.
At 204 centimetres and 104 kilograms, Richmond Football Club did not worry about the fact Canberra teen Ivan Soldo had never played a game of Australian rules football before they signed him on as a rookie this month.
He's the ''difference maker'' for the Australian Boomers - a 2.08 metre, 127 kilogram wrecking ball once nicknamed ''Baby Shaq''.
Australian Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis signalled his intent to chase the country's first medal in men's basketball.
Australian young gun Ben Simmons has missed out on the Boomers squad for the FIBA World Cup.