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Basketball: Lauren Jackson, Penny Taylor in Opals squad

WNBA stars among 33 players named for the women's world championship in Turkey in September.


Canberra superstar Lauren Jackson says knee surgery will prolong her career

Chris Dutton Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson said her career could have been at risk had she tried to play on with a knee injury.


Opals star Lauren Jackson to miss four months with injury

Lauren Jackson.

Chris Dutton Australian Opals superstar Lauren Jackson will miss four months of basketball as she recovers from knee and Achilles tendon surgery.


Lauren Jackson: Injury was career threat

Lauren Jackson.

Star told a knee injury could have ended her great basketball career.


Canberra Capitals finish season on bright note

Canberra capitals player Abby Bishop  in action during the game
against the West Coast Waves at the AIS Arena
The Canberra times
14 February 2014
photo jay cronan


Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals ended a tough season with a win, paving the way for Lauren Jackson's return.

Injury all-clear key to Jackson's Capitals deal

News: Lauren Jackson speaks to the Australian girls basketball team during the National Identification training program, at the AIS in Canberra. 24th of January 2013, Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth and Steve Smith Superstar Lauren Jackson announces intention to play for Canberra in 2013-14 WNBL season.


Jackson's future with Capitals in doubt

Lauren Jackson in action at the AIS Arena against the West Coast Waves
The Canberra Times
15 February 2013
Photo: Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin Four-time Olympian admits her future with the Capitals is uncertain for 2013-14 season.


The Capitals welcome their new cardinal Abby Bishop

London Olympic Games  2012
Basketball at Olympic Park , Australia v China in the womens quarter final , Australia's Abby Bishop competes for a rebound against Song Gao
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Tuesday the 7th of August 2012

Chris Dutton They missed out on superstar Lauren Jackson but the Canberra Capitals have declared Abby Bishop ‘‘the next best thing’’.


Jackson gets 'clean slate' in China

Sport.  Australian Opals vs New Zealand Tall Ferns.  Australian Opals player Lauren Jackson during the game at the AIS Arena.  18 August 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Australian Opals superstar Lauren Jackson has signed to play for a Chinese club this season.


Jarry is happy as larry

Minnesota Lynx celebrate.

Roy Ward Melbourne's Rachel Jarry joined an elite group of Australians as a WNBA championship winner on Friday.


Hurst set to play again for Capitals

05 February 2020. Canberra Times photo by Andrew Sheargold, story by Chris Dutton. Canberra Capitals vs Perth at Southern Cross Stadium. pic of Natalie Hurst in action

Chris Wilson She stands just 163 centimetres tall, but point guard Natalie Hurst is a ''huge signing'', Capitals coach Carrie Graf says.


Jackson set to shine

Lee Gaskin Opals coach Brendan Joyce says Lauren Jackson is on track for a triumphant Canberra homecoming.


Rediscovering passion: Canberra basketballer's round the world journey

9 July 2012, Sport, Journalist Chris Dutton.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan. Former Canberra Capital Abby Bishop at Canberra Airport before flying out to the 2012 London Olympics.

Chris Dutton Basketball has taken Abby Bishop around the world but as she prepares for the biggest moment of her career, the former Canberra Capital revealed she almost quit when she lost her passion for the...


Capitals deny they're a one-player team

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11:  Lauren Jackson #15 of Australia celebrates in the second half against Russia during the Women's Basketball Bronze Medal game on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 11, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Fleta Page There's more to the Capitals than just Lauren Jackson, Canberra forward Brigitte Ardossi says.


Bibby back on target in mixed Capitals' trip

Picture: Gary Sissons. 
Photo taken at Dandenong Basketball Stadium.
Jessica Bibby.

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby hopes she has rediscovered her attacking flair after scoring 72 points in three games as the team prepares for the start of the WNBL season.


Caps' Ogoke shoots to stay with L J

Valerie Ogoke.

Lee Gaskin American recruit Valerie Ogoke is determined to prove she deserves to stay at the Canberra Capitals once superstar Lauren Jackson returns.


Jackson poised to return

2nd July 2012, Story by Chris Dutton ,  Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Capitals announce that The Tradies as there major sponsor. Lauren Jackson at the announcement this morning.

Fleta Page Lauren Jackson is expected to return to Canberra by next Tuesday, and will travel with the Capitals for their double-header road trip to Queensland the following weekend.


Capitals confident without star as Flames flicker out

Lauren Jackson

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals want to ''leave our mark'' on the Women's National Basketball League without Lauren Jackson and are preparing to go on their two-game Queensland road trip without their...


Herbert bolsters sidelines as Jackson waits

Samantha Norwood.

Jon Tuxworth Lauren Jackson's return has hogged the headlines but the Canberra Capitals believe an off-court signing could prove just as crucial as they look to make a return to the WNBL finals.


No Jackson, no worries for Caps

Lauren Jackson

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals are determined to prove their season-opening win without superstar Lauren Jackson wasn't a fluke as their lesser lights get another chance to shine.