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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Windies return with blaster from past

David Polkinghorne They were known as the Calypso Kings and, fresh on the back of World Series Cricket, they brought their exciting brand of cricket to Canberra for the rebirth of the Prime Minister's XI in 1984.

Ban on live betting odds may actually help us, says ACTTAB chief


Sean Nicholls, David Polkinghorne, and Jonathan Swan ACTTAB says the federal government's ban on live odds during sports broadcasts will improve its share of the betting landscape.

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Walker outruns pack in marathon

Canberra Marathon. Winner of the marathon, Rowan Walker after the race.
14 April 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.


David Polkinghorne A Canberran won the men's episode of The Canberra Times Marathon, while the winner of the women's race has earned honorary residency.

Magpies midfielder takes home Mulrooney Medal

Newly crowned Mulroony medal winner James Bennett.

David Polkinghorne Belconnen ball magnet James Bennett has added a new string to his bow – medal magnet.

Fever building for Raiders home final

Raiders supporter Mick Lennon lines up for tickets at ticketek in the CBD for the raiders next game.

David Polkinghorne Excitement is already building in anticipation of the Raiders' Sunday elimination final against the Cronulla Sharks at Canberra Stadium.