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Lauren Jackson to be the intimidator as veteran Capitals aim for WNBL finals

Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson the "intimidator" as Carly Wilson re-signs with the Canberra Capitals.

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Penaluna shows Spirit

Elyse Penaluna stands over LaSondra Barrett.

Adam Bourke, Bendigo There are two words why the Bendigo Spirit is a better team this season - Elyse Penaluna.

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WNBL: Alex Bunton back for Canberra Capitals

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.   Canberra Capitals player Alex Bunton lines up to take a free throw during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Alex Bunton will delay a decision on whether to recommit to the Canberra Capitals until the end of the season.

Canberra Capitals hold on to beat Flames

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David Polkinghorne It would have been easy for the Canberra Capitals to tighten up and let another last-quarter lead slip.

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WNBL: Abby Bishop on the double for Canberra Capitals

Sport: Canberra Capitals  V Logan Thunder. Capitals player Abby Bishop. 20th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Alex Nicholson Canberra Capitals star Abby Bishop produced back-to-back double-doubles to claim the WNBL player of the week award for Round 13.

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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...

Capitals revive a winning formula

NEWS: Canberra Capitals L-R Jess Bibby and Natalie Hurst will co-captain the side this season..  3rd OCTOBER 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin One is a returning ''local legend'', while the other has captained the Canberra Capitals for the past three seasons.

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Flames snuffed out late in Poto's milestone match

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.   Sydney Flames player Alicia Poto during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

The celebrations for Sydney Uni Flames stalwart Alicia Poto's milestone match at the club's new court were spoiled by Dandenong Rangers duo Jenna O'Hea and Leilani Mitchell.

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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.

Achieving remarkable double fails to douse Dalton's fire

Karen Dalton

David Sygall As she contemplates yet another milestone in her remarkable life in basketball and scans the years for her favourite memory, Karen Dalton thinks back to a time before all the Sydney Uni Flames...

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Karen Dalton nets unprecedented double

David Sygall As she contemplates yet another milestone in her remarkable life in basketball and scans the years for her favourite memory, Karen Dalton thinks back to before nearly all the players she coaches at...

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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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Flames turn heat up on Capitals

PICTURE BY MATTHEW SMITHWICK, THE BORDER MAIL.
Albury. Basketball. Canberra Capitals v Sydney Uni Flames. Pic of Capitals' Natalie Hurst (no. 7) and Sydney's Alicia Poto (no. 6). Canberra's Nat Hurst battles Sydney's Alicia Poto. Photo: Matthew Smithwick

Steve Smith, Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf has lambasted her star players' efforts after an 81-68 loss to the Flames.

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Capitals put snags on barbie in bid to recapture sizzling best

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames. Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals are hopeful a bonding session will give them the mental and physical lift to save their season.

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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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Ardossi shrugs off Boomer barbs to battle on for Capitals

2nd OCTOBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY- CHRISDUTTON -THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Canberra Capitals player, Brigitte Ardossi . Pic taken at the Belconnen Basketball Centre.

Chris Dutton Brigitte Ardossi wants to prove she's not a ''dirty player'' and has vowed to continue her physical game style despite the Bulleen Boomers' bizarre decision to accuse her of striking.

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Capitals shine without star as Flames fail to ignite

Jessica Bibby.

Jon Tuxworth NO LAUREN Jackson, no worries.

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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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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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Samuels siblings set hearts on Rio

10 October 2012, Sport, Journalist Chris Dutton. The Canberra Times, Photo Jay Cronan. The Canberra Capitals newest recruit Casey Samuels.

Chris Dutton Dani has the muscle, Casey's got the skills and after growing up trying to beat each other on the basketball court, the Samuels sisters have a joint Olympic Games dream.