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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Patty Mills having a frogging good time

Chris Dutton Canberra's NBA basketball star Patty Mills is a major part of another unique cult trend – frogging.

National Premier League: Monaro Panthers shock Canberra FC

Chris Dutton AN UNLIKELY bunch of Monaro Panthers teenagers almost caused the biggest upset of the Canberra National Premier League on Saturday as they charged to an unexpected lead against competition giants...


Lauren Jackson backs Abby Bishop to be an Australian Opals captain despite parenting policy forcing her to withdraw from world championships

Abby Bishop watches Lauren Jackson train.

Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson has endorsed Abby Bishop as a future Opals captain, despite this week's controversy.


Lauren Jackson backs Abby Bishop to be an Australian Opals captain after parenting policy forces her to withdraw from world championships

Chris Dutton Australia's greatest female basketballer Lauren Jackson has endorsed Abby Bishop as a future Opals captain, despite a new parental policy forcing the "overnight single mum" to withdraw from the world...


Opals players speak out after Abby Bishop quits world championship

Abby Bishop with her niece Zala.

Chris Dutton Opals point guard Erin Phillips says the players would welcome a child to their world championship campaign, but defended Basketball Australia and its support of women.


Netball Australia urges female-sport bosses to help with childcare as Abby Bishop quits Opals

Netball has called on female sports to give mum's support. Former Australian netball captain Sharelle McMahon with her baby Xavier.

Chris Dutton Netball Australia boss Kate Palmer has implored female sporting bodies to soak up some of the costs of having children in a high performance environment until women can be full-time professional...

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Australian Opals leave door open for Abby Bishop as players call for equality

Abby Bishop with her niece Zala.

Chris Dutton Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce says the door is still ajar for Bishop to play at the worlds.

Parenting rules force Abby Bishop to miss basketball world championships

Family before country: Abby Bishop will not go to the basketball World Championships this year.

Chris Dutton A new Basketball Australia parental policy has forced Canberra's Abby Bishop to put family ahead of playing for her country and quit her world championship dreams.


Redemption for Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers as he qualifies for Commonwealth Games

Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers.

Chris Dutton Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers has revealed he needed to fall in love with the sport again.


Tennis star Nick Kyrgios aims at Wimbledon, French Open after being hit by injuries

Back on track: Nick Kyrgios is aiming at getting into the French Open for the second time and Wimbledon for the first.

Chris Dutton Rising Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios says a horror injury run "brought me back to earth", declaring he's in the best form of his short career and ready to stop a rankings slide.


Lisa Keeling's crash course in cycling success

Chris Dutton Canberra cyclist Lisa Keeling has the confidence to stay on her bike despite thinking she'd never ride again after being hit by a car in 2010.

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Prince William and Kate on the radar as Brumbies target Royal recruits

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Chris Dutton The Duke, a Duchess and a little Prince watching the Brumbies? It might seem crazy but it could happen.

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The most powerful rugby club in Australia and their 79-year-old star

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Chris Dutton Canberra sport covered - from grassroots to gossip.


Canberra rower Cara Grzeskowiak wins under-21 national title less than two years after starting the sport

Canberra's Luke Letcher won the  national title in the doubles sculls and took silver in the single sculls at the Australian rowing championships in Sydney.

Chris Dutton Canberra rower Cara Grzeskowiak clinched the Australian under-21s single scull title on Thursday.


New Basketball ACT boss Tony Fraser aims to make sport No.1

Tony Fraser is a former chief of the Canberra Cavalry baseball team.

Chris Dutton Tony Fraser will back a bid to revive the Canberra Cannons in the NBL if it is financially viable.


Tony Fraser new Basketball ACT chief executive

Tony Fraser is a former chief of the Canberra Cavalry baseball team.

Chris Dutton Basketball ACT has snared former Canberra Cavalry boss Tony Fraser as the sport's new chief executive and officials believe he can lift basketball to a new level of professionalism.


Cal Bruton heads campaign as 'D-Day' for Canberra Cannons consortium bid looms

Jon Tuxworth and Chris Dutton NBL Hall of Famer Cal Bruton is working to revive the Canberra Cannons and his son, C.J., looms as a potential recruit for a new basketball team.


Kim Crow to take on world's best

Olympic rower Kim Crow.

Chris Dutton Unbeaten world champion Kim Crow is on a mission to prove she can handle the pressure of being a superstar on the water, declaring she's "still trying to work out how fast I can go".

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Locker Room: Steaks high in battle of nutrition between Nic White and David Shillington


Chris Dutton Nic White won the fight but David Shillington won the war.


Yass rider Natalie Blundell just misses national prize

Natalie Blundell

Chris Dutton Yass rider Natalie Blundell almost pulled off a remarkable win at the National Capital Horse Trials on Sunday.