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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Lauren Jackson backs Liz Cambage to bounce back for Australian Opals after heartbreaking world championship injury

Chris Dutton Opals star Liz Cambage to miss up to a year after rupturing her Achilles tendon.

Hockey

St Patrick's eye three on the trot after beating Central in Hockey ACT Capital League grand final

St Pats

Chris Dutton St Patrick's claim back-to-back Capital League titles by beating Central in women's grand final.

Hockey

Central becomes most dominant team in Hockey ACT's history with 3-1 win against Goulburn

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Chris Dutton Central has cemented its place as the most dominant team in Hockey ACT history, winning a record 24th premiership by beating Goulburn 3-1 on Saturday.

Tennis

Burnt out Nick Kyrgios to recharge for Australian tennis summer

Nick Kyrgios is emotionally drained after a long season.

Chris Dutton An emotionally drained Nick Kyrgios will prematurely end his debut season as a professional next week.

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios and royal mum, Nill, can claim tennis crown at Malaysian Open

Nill and Nick Kyrgios at Canberra Airport.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios plans on ending the year with a crown to match his mum's royal one in Kuala Lumpur.

Hockey

Australian Kookaburra Glenn Turner leading Goulburn's charge to first Hockey ACT Capital League premiership

Chris Dutton It started the season out of shape and as competition outcast, but Australian Kookaburras striker Glenn Turner says Goulburn's entry into the Capital League has reinvigorated his love of hockey.

Football

FFA Cup flares the only minor hiccup in a brilliant night for Tuggeranong United

A flare is set off at the match between Tuggeranong United and Melbourne Victory.

Chris Dutton Melbourne fan who allegedly lit a flare at the FFA Cup clash against Tuggeranong faces a fine and a ban.

Football

Tuggeranong United show bravery in heavy defeat to Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

Tuggeranong United goalkeeper Rohan Shepherd is beaten by a free kick in the second half.

Chris Dutton The scoreboard said they were belted, but the smiles on Tuggeranong United's faces told a different story.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals recruit Abbey Wehrung ready to step up

Capitals recruit Abbey Wehrung.

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals' recruit Abbey Wehrung insists she's ready to step up and boss around Lauren Jackson.

Soccer

Socceroo Carl Valeri says Melbourne Victory is wary of his junior club Tuggeranong United in FFA Cup

Melbourne Victory's Carl Valeri at Canberra Airport on Monday.

Chris Dutton Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri says the Melbourne Victory's FFA Cup clash against Tuggeranong United is "no laughing matter", and the A-League heavyweights are desperate to beat his former junior...

Soccer

Tuggeranong United back from the brink to take on A-League giants Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

Tuggeranong United players talk strategy with coach Steve Forshaw in the lobby of the Alpha Hotel ahead of their match against Melbourne Victory.

Chris Dutton Tuggeranong United was on the brink of collapse as their dire financial position almost forced the club to withdraw from the men's competition less than two years ago.

Soccer

Tuggeranong United takes professional approach to match against the Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

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players, some who are tradies, from left, Ethan Munster, Cameron
Doherty, Chris Ruiz, Tim Stewart and Zac Munster will play the might of Melbourne Victory.

Chris Dutton Tuggeranong's team of tradies, public servants and students are getting ready for the biggest game of their lives.

Football

Jessie Williams aims for W-League after leading Belconnen to women's Premier League title

Belconnen United player Jessie Williams in action during Sunday's grand final.

Chris Dutton Belconnen United have secured their third women's Premier League title in four seasons after beating the ACT Academy of Sport 3-0 on Sunday.

Soccer

Canberra gets W-League title bid off to perfect start

Helen Petinos of the Wanderers and Grace Field of United compete for the ball.

Chris Dutton Canberra United secures a round-one win against the Western Sydney Wanderers, hammering home four goals to get the W-League season off to a perfect start.

Soccer

Tuggeranong United players Zac and Ethan Munster will 'pull their fingers out' to honour dad

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Chris Dutton Before he died suddenly three weeks ago, Mick Munster would have told his two sons to pick up their bottom lips, pull their fingers out and prepare for the biggest game of their lives.

Canberra sport

ACT government puts new stadium on hold to pay for Mr Fluffy clean up

The plans for a proposed new stadium in Canberra.

Chris Dutton Plans for a new rectangular stadium with a roof in Civic are set to be delayed for at least a decade as the ACT governmeent prepares to foot the $300 million bill for the Mr Fluffy asbestos clean up.

Hockey

Kookaburras star Glenn Turner scores a double to lift Goulburn into Hockey ACT grand final

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Chris Dutton Australian striker Glenn Turner scores a double to lift Goulburn into the Hockey ACT grand final.

Cricket

Jason Behrendorff aims for his Australian cricket dream as Perth Scorchers prepare for Champions League

Jason Behrendorff  is hoping for a national call-up.

Chris Dutton Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff has set his sights on a dream call up to the Australian team to cap off his remarkable rise through the cricketing ranks.

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios hopes to propel Australia to new era of Davis Cup success

Team Australia: Nick Kyrgios, Chris Guccione, Pat Rafter, Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Groth of Australia pose for a team photo following the draw for the Davis Cup world group play-off between Australia and Uzbekistan.

Chris Dutton Teenage star Nick Kyrgios hopes to spearhead an era of Davis Cup success, declaring the fierce individual rivalry will drive Australia to recapture its golden period of success.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals assistant coach Simon Pritchard puts work on hold to chase WNBL goal

Chris Dutton New Capitals assistant Simon Pritchard puts work on hold to pursue his WNBL coaching passion.