Logan Thunder

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Logan Thunder WNBL demise 'disappointing': Canberra Capitals

Jon Tuxworth Outgoing Capitals chief Tony Jackson says it is staggering that south-east Queensland will be without a top-tier basketball side.

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Logan Thunder out of WNBL

Natalie Hurst of the Canberra Capitals and Kristen Veal of Logan Thunder during a WNBL game in December.

Roy Ward The WNBL will play with only eight teams next season after Logan Thunder withdrew from the league on Monday.

Canberra Capitals v Logan Thunder

Sport: Canberra Capitals  V Logan Thunder. Capitals Jessica Bibby on the side lines. 20th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Canberra Capitals fall to the Logan Thunder at the AIS.

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Finals fade from view for Canberra Capitals after WNBL loss to Logan Thunder

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals' finals hopes are all but over after a fourth-quarter collapse on Friday.

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Melbourne Boomers beat Logan Thunder in WNBL

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Roy Ward Melbourne Boomers made the most of their height advantage to beat Logan Thunder 74-63.

Canberra Capitals take on Logan Thunder

Capitals' Nicole Hunt does her best to get past Thunder's Kristen Barnes.

Canberra Capitals take on Logan Thunder

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Four Canberra Capitals to be named in extended world championships squad

Capitals player Carley Mijovic has been named in the extended Opals squad for the world championships, along with Lauren Jackson, Abby Bishop and Nat Hurst.

David Polkinghorne Extremely mobile, great ball-handling skills and athletic - they're the tools Opals coach Brendan Joyce believes could help Canberra Capitals forward Carley Mijovic make the final squad for the world...

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Sports commission to undertake major review of WNBL

Carrie Graf

Jon Tuxworth Basketball Australia has enlisted the ASC to undertake a broad review of the WNBL.

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Honesty best policy for Capitals' revival

Sport.  Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals can credit a forthright honesty session for helping kick-start their WNBL campaign.

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Late pain for Capitals as fast-finishing Boomers edge narrow thriller

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals fall further behind the play-off race after an agonising loss to the Melbourne Boomers.

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Getting Nat Hurst into attack a Capital idea

Sport: Canberra Capitals v Dandenong Rangers at AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Natalie Hurst. 2nd of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals will work on getting dynamic scorer Nat Hurst more involved in their offence.

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Canberra Capitals face gruelling trip to far north and back

Chris Dutton Capitals coach Carrie Graf says her team needs to ''suck it up'' ahead of a brutal Queensland road trip.

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Canberra Capitals star Abby Bishop wants to shut down Suzy Batkovic, the Townsville Fire's most dangerous weapon

SPORT: Canberra Capitals v Bendigo Bank Spirit at the AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Abby Bishop reacts during the match. 20th October 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop is hoping she can use her intricate knowledge of Suzy Batkovic to her advantage on Friday.

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Carrie Graf breaks record for most wins in WNBL

Sport.  Adelaide Lightning player Laura Hodges and Canberra Capitals player Abby Bishop during the game at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

David Polkinghorne Carrie Graf couldn't care less about being the coach with the most wins in WNBL history.

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Alex Bunton to don mask for crucial Townsville game

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are confident centre Alex Bunton will be cleared to play in Friday's must-win clash in Townsville despite having nose surgery.

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Nat Hurst the best point guard in Australia, says Capitals captain Jess Bibby

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA Capitals skipper Jess Bibby believes Nat Hurst's shooting clinic at Townsville on Friday has entrenched her as the best point guard in the country.

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Lack of desire for grunt is Capitals' sin

SPORT: Canberra Capitals v Bendigo Bank Spirit at the AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Jessica Bibby in action. 20th OCTOBER 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Frustrated Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby has questioned her side's desire to do the ''grunt work'' on Sunday.

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WNBL: Canberra Capitals jaded after hell road trip

SPORT: Canberra Capitals player Carley Mijovic pictured at the AIS Arena, Canberra. 17th December 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth The last time the Canberra Capitals played at home, a ball yet to be bowled in Australia's Ashes stampede.

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Goulding in doubt for season

Chris Goulding

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers star seriously injures an ankle at the NBL pre-season Blitz.

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Rangers get a boost as US star is ready to shine

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Roy Ward Dandenong Rangers pull off a most original recruiting coup by signing WNBA point guard Leilani Mitchell.