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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


NBA: Patty Mills has eyes on top prize for San Antonio Spurs

Chris Dutton Patty Mills puts contract negotiations on hold as he targets another championship series.


Rogers brothers set for Futures League family clash

Chris Dutton Tom Rogers wants revenge against older brother John when the pair play each other for the first time in the Futures League.


Canberra superstar Lauren Jackson says knee surgery will prolong her career

Chris Dutton Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson said her career could have been at risk had she tried to play on with a knee injury.

Canberra sport

Canberra Stadium revamp put on hold

Canberra stadium

Chris Dutton Canberra Stadium won't put more money into the venue until a call is made on the proposed $300m roofed stadium.


WNBL: Canberra Capitals' MVP award tops tough year for Abby Bishop

(l-r) Carly Wilson, Isabelle Strunc, Abby Bishop and Sarah McAppion at the Canberra Capitals end of year dinner.
The Canberra Times
19 February 2014
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Newly-crowned Canberra Capitals MVP Abby Bishop says she is a ''package deal'' with niece Zala.


Canberra golfers Nikki and Chris Campbell to compete together in Victorian Open

gary schafer sport December 17, 2010. Canberra Times.  Pro golfers Nikki Campbell and her brother Chris practice on the green at Royal Canberra. SPECIAL 1

Chris Dutton Canberra golfing siblings Nikki and Chris Campbell will be out to make it a family double on Thursday.

Locker Room

20,000 reasons to tee up


Chris Dutton Canberra sport covered - from grassroots to gossip.


NBA: Patty Mills won't throw in towel on title dream

Patty Mills.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Patrick Mills says he wants to be taken seriously in the NBA and ''not just be someone waving a towel''.


Opals star Lauren Jackson to miss four months with injury

Lauren Jackson.

Chris Dutton Australian Opals superstar Lauren Jackson will miss four months of basketball as she recovers from knee and Achilles tendon surgery.


Melinda Gainsford-Taylor backs Melissa Breen to break 11 seconds

Chris Dutton, Jon Tuxworth Australian sprinting great Melinda Gainsford-Taylor has backed new national 100-metre record-holder Melissa Breen to break the 11-second barrier this year.


ACT Comets teenager Matt Condon has chance to shine against Victoria

Chris Dutton ACT teenager Matt Condon will get the perfect chance to show why he's touted as a future Australian cricket star on Tuesday.


No funding for Melissa Breen after setting sprint record

Melissa Breen and Melinda Gainsford-Taylor

Chris Dutton Australian sprinting great Melinda Gainsford-Taylor admits ''it's sad'' the sport doesn't have enough money to fund new national 100 metres record holder Melissa Breen.

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Locker Room

Brave Shea leads the way

Chris Dutton Canberra sport covered - from grassroots to gossip.


Javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Roberts hits technical hitch

Sport. Javelin thrower, 22 year old Kelsey-Lee Roberts, threw a
personal best of 60.12 metres at a meeting at the AIS last Friday
night. January 26th 2014 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


Chris Dutton An obscure technicality robbed Kelsey-Lee Roberts of her Commonwealth Games dream.


ACT Meteors look to create women's cricket history

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 05:  Kris Britt of ACT celebrates after taking a catch to dismiss Rachael Haynes of NSW during the WT20 semi final match between NSW and ACT at Blacktown International Sportspark on February 5, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton ACT Meteors skipper Kris Britt is adamant her ragtag team can clinch a shock premiership.


Hurdler Michelle Jenneke kicks off Commonwealth Games bid

Chris Dutton Michelle Jenneke hopes the new AIS track can launch her Commonwealth Games bid in Canberra on Saturday.


WNBL: Nat Hurst cashes in on Turkey offer

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals star Nat Hurst has defended her decision to quit the club with two games left in the WNBL season.

Soccer, Cricket

Double trouble as ACT Meteors and Canberra United get ready for Ellyse Perry

Ellyse Perry

Chris Dutton Ellyse Perry looms as Canberra's tormenter in clashes with the ACT Meteors and Canberra United.

Women's sport

Lauren Jackson furious over Super Bowl snub to her WNBL team, Seattle Storm

Seattle Storm v Phoenix Mercury.

Chris Dutton Australian basketball great Lauren Jackson has blasted ''sexist'' coverage of Seattle's NFL Super Bowl victory.


Sam Carter hopes Super Rugby form with Brumbies will beat a well-worn path to Wallabies

Brumbies player Sam Carter.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies have a plan to transform Sam Carter into a Wallaby.