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Lauren Jackson confident of playing in World Cup, Canberra Capitals season

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals superstar Lauren Jackson is back running for the first time since major knee surgery this week.

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O'Hea puts the Opals on hold

Roy Ward Jenna O'Hea has had to step back from Australian Opals duties this year and walk away from the WNBL next summer.

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Lauren Jackson positive about long-term future

Canberra Capitals' Lauren Jackson.

Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson has started a worldwide search for a new Canberra Capitals teammate.

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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.

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Lauren Jackson: Injury was career threat

Lauren Jackson.

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

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Canberra Capitals finish season on bright note

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Canberra capitals player Abby Bishop  in action during the game
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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals ended a tough season with a win, paving the way for Lauren Jackson's return.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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Capitals hoping Jackson makes it for home game

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 with Capital's teammate's (L) Alex Bunton and (R) Mikaela Dombkins

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals remain hopeful next week's first home game of the season against Bulleen will double as the WNBL return of Lauren Jackson.

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Longley and coach call for Jackson to rest up

Australia's Lauren Jackson

Jon Tuxworth LAUREN JACKSON must strip back her jam-packed schedule in order to lengthen her stellar career.

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Caps vow to put Jackson first

Lauren Jackson

By Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals will make Lauren Jackson's longevity their No.1 priority and aim to have a ''bulletproof'' superstar return to the court next month.

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Batkovic assures her former team a fit Jackson will be worth the wait

BEIJING - AUGUST 09:  (L-R) Suzie Batkovic # 8 and Lauren Jackson # 15 of Australia share a laugh after Australia defeated Belarus in the women's preliminary basketball game at the Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium during day 1 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 9, 2008 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton THREE-TIME Olympian Suzy Batkovic has urged the Canberra Capitals to be patient with Lauren Jackson and ease the star back on to the court to ensure she ''returns better than ever''.

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Injured athletes need to be saved from themselves

Lauren Jackson

Jon Tuxworth Championships first, player welfare second. It is a misguided philosophy that Americans seem to take to new levels.

Capitals hope Storm alert distracts Rangers

14 May 2012, Sport, Fleta Page Story, Canberra Times photo by ROHAN THOMSON. Jenna O'Hea at Opals training on Monday morning.


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Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are hopeful the presence of Seattle Storm assistant coach Jenny Boucek will prove a distraction for Dandenong stars Jenna O'Hea and Kathleen MacLeod on Saturday night.