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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Patty Mills ready to unleash injury frustration to chase another NBA title

Chris Dutton Patty Mills says the Spurs can go back to back in the NBA and he felt helpless while recovering from shoulder surgery.

Abby Bishop shoulders Canberra's final hopes, but don't compare her to Lauren Jackson

Abby Bishop scored a game-high 36 points, added 14 rebounds and a perfect 11 of 11 from the free throw line.

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop's sparkling WNBL form is set to lift the Canberra Capitals into the play-offs, but coach Carrie Graf says it's unfair to compare the skipper to Australia's greatest female basketballer,...

Nick Kyrgios to have MRI scan on back as he plans to rise into the world's top 20


Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios will rise to No.35 in the world as he sweats on MRI scans on his nagging back injury.

'I think maybe I'm jinxing him': what it's like to be courtside with Nick Kyrgios's mum Nill

Nick Kyrgios lets his temper flare during his five-set thriller against Andreas Seppi.

Chris Dutton His mum can't confiscate his phone when he smashes racquets anymore, nor can she survive the tension of an epic match.

Lydia Williams cast eye to David Pocock as she cashes her World Cup goal

Chris Dutton Matildas and Canberra United goalkeeper Lydia Williams is drawing inspiration from David Pocock's comeback.

Nick Kyrgios braces for biggest test of Australian Open against Andreas Seppi

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios has been told to prepare for the biggest test of his Australian Open campaign when he meets Andreas Seppi, and warned not to relax after watching the shock exit of idol Roger Federer.

Canberra Capitals storm into finals contention on wave of Abby Bishop's career-best form

Abby Bishop scored a game-high 36 points, added 14 rebounds and a perfect 11 of 11 from the free throw line.

Chris Dutton and Roy Ward Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop scored 61 points in two games as her team sent a message to its WNBL finals rivals.

Nick Kyrgios to honour his Nanna's memory in Canberra

Nick Kyrgios with his grandmother Julianah Foster.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios' family will donate $10,000 to Tennis ACT to have a new stand named in his grandmother's honour at the new multimillion-dollar venue.

Pat Cash tells Nick Kyrgios to 'keep the flair' at Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton Tennis great Pat Cash has slammed critics of Nick Kyrgios, urging him to maintain the on-court rage to chase a Grand Slam title.

Caroline Buchanan ushers in Next Gen while Patty Mills pays tribute to Martin Luther King

Caroline Buchanan's Next Gen team of Paige Harding, Tayla Robertson and Mikayla Rose.

Chris Dutton Patty Mills pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr in the NBA while rumours swirl of Matt Giteau making an Australian rugby comeback.

Nick Kyrgios urged to keep playing with passion at Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton A fired-up Nick Kyrgios will be given the freedom to let his emotions fly at the Australian Open, with coach Todd Larkham declaring "we don't want him to become a robot" on the court.

Nick Kyrgios had family in the crowd, and his grandmother watching over him

Nick Kyrgios with his grandmother Julianah Foster. ‘‘She was a massive part of me, my brother and my sister’s life,’’ Kyrgios said.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios dropped to one knee, bowed his head and kissed his middle finger after his amazing win on Monday night. Here's why.

John Newcombe warns tennis star Nick Kyrgios to protect his body

Nick Kyrgios has been warned to protect his body.

Chris Dutton Tennis great John Newcombe has declared Nick Kyrgios has the weapons to break into the world's top 10, but warned the rising teen to protect his body and career from "red-light warnings".

Canberra Capitals captain Abby Bishop needs a snooze

Chris Dutton Locker Room: the best of Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

Nick Kyrgios refuses to dream of Roger Federer match-up before clash with Federico Delbonis

Unseeded for the Open: Nick Kyrgios.

Chris Dutton Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios will play Argentina's Federico Delbonis in the opening round of the Australian Open next week.

Carly Wilson finds scoring mojo as Canberra Capitals chase WNBL finals goal

Chris Dutton Carly Wilson's offensive resurgence adds spark to Capitals' finals bid.

Nick Kyrgios prepares for Melbourne flogging to get ready for Australian Open

Unseeded for the Open: Nick Kyrgios.

Chris Dutton and Michael Chammas Nick Kyrgios will be pushed to the limit during intense Melbourne training sessions for the next two days to ensure his body is ready for the work load of the first Grand Slam of the year.

Asian Cup nut Costa Fallas gets ultimate reward for his dedication

Canberra's Costa Fallas showing off some of his uniform collection from the Asian Cup, the gloves of Oman keeper Ali Al-Habsi.

Chris Dutton Meet Costa Fallas, the self-confessed Asian Cup nut who has been speaking in Arabic to players to convince them to give him their jerseys.

Mike Hussey wants another crack at Prime Minister's XI

Chris Dutton Mike Hussey wants to return for the PM's XI clash next year and has weighed in on the debate whether Mitchell Johnson should play in the IPL this year.

Abby Bishop eyes off WNBA comeback and around-the-world tour

Chris Dutton Capitals captain Abby Bishop is keen to test herself in the WNBA and Europe after her mission to lead Canberra to the WNBL finals.