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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Canberra codes look to rebuild after Heather Reid and Carrie Graf depart

Chris Dutton Women's sport in Canberra was hit by a double blow on Thursday as two of the capital's most influential women decided to call time on their respective careers.

Ex-Raiders Ricky Stuart and Craig Bellamy reunite for Bobby Griffin's 80th birthday

Bobby Griffin celebrated his 80th birthday on Saturday with Raiders coach Ricky Stuart, Simon Woolford, John McIntyre and Jason Croker.

Chris Dutton Some of the Raiders' greatest players helped Bobby Griffin celebrate his 80th birthday on Saturday.

Emotional Sophie Broadhead wins Queanbeyan Gift after training partner's skydiving accident

Sport: Sophie Broadhead winner of the 120m Women's Queanbeyan Gift held at Queanbeyan Park. 22nd November 2015. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Raw emotion spilled over at Queanbeyan Park as Sophie Broadhead claimed the women's Gift title less than 24 hours after one of her training partners almost died in a freak skydiving accident.

Broken hearts, noses and black eyes, but Wallabies restore pride at World Cup final

A gutted Stephen Moore gets his runners-up medal from Prince Harry.

Chris Dutton LONDON: Broken hearts, broken noses, black eyes and shattered dreams. The Wallabies were left gutted when they lost the World Cup final to New Zealand at Twickenham, but they'll return to Australia...

David Pocock urges athletes to embrace inclusion after homophobia study

Chris Dutton Global study reveals 87 per cent of young gay athletes in Australia feel forced to hide their sexuality.

Christos Kyrgios helps raise awareness for alopecia

Christos Kyrgios has become an ambassador for Alopecia Australia, a condition where a person loses all of their body hair. Christos Kyrgios with Caitlin O'Hehir, 10,  who also has the condition.

Chris Dutton Christos Kyrgios still remembers the day a woman ripped off his hat to make fun of his bald head.

Canberra Greyhound Racing Club to install more cameras after live baiting scandal

Community outrage: Greyhound racing is a sport in crisis.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Greyhound Racing Club will invest $30,000 in a new security system in the fallout from the live baiting scandal that rocked the sport last week.

How David Pocock found the good life in Canberra


Chris Dutton and Emma Kelly David Pocock has played just five games for the ACT Brumbies in two years, but in that time he's quite literally put down Canberra roots.

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University of Canberra adds soccer venue to its sporting commons project

Artist impressions and architect drawings of the University of Canberra Sporting Commons.Stage 2.

Chris Dutton The University of Canberra will fast-track plans to add a new soccer stadium to a $30 million upgrade to its sporting hub, inviting Capital Football to make the state of the art venue its...


Smaller Canberra Stadium after Raiders, Brumbies drop in crowds


Chris Dutton The dropping Canberra crowds at Raiders and Brumbies games have forced the ACT government to reduce its plans for a new undercover stadium in Civic.

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Much ado about the do for Brumbies' show-stopping fro bros

for ACT Brumbies wingers Henry Speight and Joe Tomane, there is a lot to be said for the do, not the least of which is personal comfort.

Chris Dutton They're the "fro bros" built for comfort, not for speed, but the ACT Brumbies are ready to launch their Super Rugby title campaign from Canberra Stadium.

New $27 million ACT sports centre to provide perfect home for Nick Kyrgios

Tennis ACT CEO, Ross Triffitt, at the Lyneham construction site, where the tennis centre redevelopment is taking place.

Lee Gaskin and Chris Dutton Fresh off Nick Kyrgios' breakthrough performance at Wimbledon, work has started on a $27 million sports centre at Lyneham, including one of the best tennis facilities in the country.


Patty Mills and San Antonio Spurs one win away from NBA championship dream


Chris Dutton He's the Canberra kid in a world of millionaires, rock stars and private jets, but Patrick Mills says nothing can distract him from a chance to realise his childhood dream of winning an NBA...


Tom Rogic opens up about World Cup heartbreak with Socceroos

Shattered dreams: Tom Rogic.

Chris Dutton Canberra soccer star Tom Rogic has opened up about his World Cup heartbreak.

rUCkus Crew ready to belt out anthems at Brumbies match in Super Rugby

Sport/News: Super Rugby's governing body, SANZAR, has blocked the Brumbies from playing the Australian and New Zealand national anthems at Canberra Stadium on Anzac Day. In protest, supporter group rUCkus plans to belt out both national anthems just before kick-off in the Brumbies v Waikato Chiefs game. (from left) Tilly Hickenbotham, Alex Scott, Caleb Fryar, Tom Hennessey and Anna Wallace. 23rd April 2014. Canberra Times photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton They're not quite musical rebels but the rUCkus Crew have a message for the Canberra Stadium crowd: they're singing the national anthem and no one can stop them.

Canberra Capitals' Abby Bishop shows off the new 'mascot'

Canberra Capitals star Abby Bishop with her five-month-month old niece Zala.

Chris Dutton Zala Kate Bishop is the five-month-old baby girl the Canberra Capitals WNBL team has adopted as its own.

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Master’s apprentice


Chris Dutton A 16-year-old ACT schoolboy from Marist College is excited to get his shot at international cricket.

Pocock, Palandri to seal the deal when same sex marriage allowed around Australia

Australian rugby union footballer David Pocock with partner Emma.

Chris Dutton The ACT government’s same-sex marriage legislation can "open the floodgates" for Australia, but rugby union star David Pocock is still refusing to seal his own relationship legally until all his gay...


New indoor stadium key to luring stars

The Diamonds Captain Laura Geitz hugs a team mate after winning the Constellation Cup.

Chris Dutton The ACT government is banking on a new indoor stadium to ensure the capital can attract international fixtures across all sports.

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