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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Lauren Jackson stays positive and wants to 'break the ice' for WNBL comeback

Chris Dutton Injured Canberra Capitals superstar Lauren Jackson is edging closer to a basketball comeback and hopes she can "break the ice" by returning to the court as early as this weekend.

Nick Kyrgios returns to Canberra to begin Australian Open preparation

Newcombe medallist Nick Kyrgios will train in Canberra this week.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios will start training at Canberra's new multimillion-dollar tennis centre this week as he ramps up preparations for a huge Australian summer.

Canberra United prepared to face the heat to complete send-off for Kendall Fletcher

Michelle Heyman feels the heat during a match in February.

Chris Dutton Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen has called on Football Federation Australia to put player welfare first in the W-League grand final and allow drinks breaks to protect players from the...

Matt Condon joins Sydney Sixers on a rookie contract for Big Bash season

ACT Comets regular Matt Condon has been picked up by the Sydney Sixers.

Chris Dutton ACT Comets star Matt Condon will soak up the chance to play alongside some of his childhood idols and with Australian Test stars when he gets his chance to shine in the Twenty20 Big Bash League this...

Nathan Lyon has conquered Mt Everest, says Dean Jones

Chris Dutton Adelaide Test hero Nathan Lyon "climbed his Mt Everest" to lift Australia to a thrilling win against India and broke free of his pack-bowler tag, according to Australian great Dean Jones.

Abby Bishop stars with 35-point haul but Canberra Capitals suffer loss to Townsville Fire


Chris Dutton Abby Bishop scores a career-high 35 points as the Canberra Capitals suffer another crucial WNBL loss.


Alison Bai leads Canberra Velocity to win before focusing on Australian Open wildcard

Bai, ranked 489 in the world, finished her business and commerce university degree in July and she has turned all of her focus to her dream of becoming a professional tennis player.

Chris Dutton Canberra Velocity star Alison Bai is riding high on confidence after guiding the team into the Asia Pacific Tennis League final and hopes it can help her clinch an Australian Open berth this week.

Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese off to the Queanbeyan races for a farewell

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Mark Bosnich says Western Sydney Wanderers boycott threats are embarrassing and would set Australian football back

Chris Dutton Former Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Bosnich calls on Wanderers to abort their boycott threats in Morocco, labelling the drama embarrassing.

Mark Bosnich apologises to Canberra for A-League snub and backs capital's Socceroos talent

Mark Bosnich.

Chris Dutton Former Socceroo Mark Bosnich says sorry to Canberra on "behalf of football" for the way the city was snubbed by the A-League.

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Hockeyroos adamant they can turn Champions Trophy pain into success next year

Canberran Edwina Bone says the Hockeyroos are proud of how they played during the Champions Trophy in Mendoza, Argentina.

Chris Dutton The Hockeyroos will use the "bitter pill" of losing the Champions Trophy final to lift them to greater heights on their journey to reach to world No. 1 ranking next year.

Cricket ACT boss Mark Vergano resigns after 13 years

Cricket ACT chief executive Mark Vergano is stepping down after 13 years in the job.

Chris Dutton Cricket ACT boss Mark Vergano resigns after 13 years in charge.

Phillip Hughes tributes: Flags fly at half-mast at Lord's in England for the 'cheeky chappie'

Flowers laid at the Grace Gate at Lord's in London in tribute to Phillip Hughes.

Chris Dutton Flags are flying at half mast at Lord's in tribute to Phillip Hughes and his former English teammates have remembered him as a "cheeky chappie" and "top man".

Wallabies and Ashes rivals send support to Phil Hughes

Chris Dutton The shockwave that hit Australian cricket on Tuesday has made it all the way to England, with Ashes rivals uniting in support of Phil Hughes and the Wallabies sending their thoughts to the following...


Ellyse Perry dominates as captain after knee injury

Australian captain, Ellyse Perry, fielding.

Chris Dutton Dual international Ellyse Perry says she has no immediate ambitions to take on a captaincy role in either cricket or soccer despite taking the leadership reins on Tuesday for the first time since...


Canberra Capitals aim to end hoodoo against Bendigo Spirit

Abby Bishop

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals are intent on ending a three-year hoodoo against the Bendigo Spirit to "make a statement" about their WNBL championship credentials.

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ACT Sport aims to level financial playing field in junior sport


Chris Dutton ACT Sport and the Smith Family join forces to help children in financially disadvantaged families to fully participate in junior sports.


Glenn Turner weighs up Rio Olympic Games dream with Kookaburras

Australia's Glenn Turner celebrates a goal against the Netherlands.

Chris Dutton It's Rio or bust for Goulburn hockey star Glenn Turner as the Olympian prepares to make a decision on whether he wants to continue his international career.


New Canberra Capitals captain Abby Bishop to prove the WNBL doubters wrong

Canberra Capitals player Abby Bishop.

Chris Dutton New Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop says she's ready to shoulder the workload required to lift the club back into the WNBL finals, adding the "doubters" of her leadership credentials will add...