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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Soccer

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

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

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

Boxing

Canberra boxer Bianca Elmir resets Olympic goals after world championships blow

Canberra boxer Bianca Elmir is determined to go to Rio.

Chris Dutton Canberra boxer Bianca Elmir turns sights to glory at Rio Olympics after being knocked out of world titles qualifying.

Hockey

St Patrick's aim for back-to-back Hockey ACT titles after beating Tuggeranong 5-0 in Capital League semi-final

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Chris Dutton St Patrick's captain Emma Mathieson says her side will maintain its "flashy" style after storming into the grand final.

Basketball

Lauren Jackson aims for WNBL success and 2016 Olympic Games despite another surgery setback

Frustrating period: Lauren Jackson.

Chris Dutton Basketball champion Lauren Jackson says she has to learn how to trust her body again.

Saturday Serve

Saturday serve: Can the Comets work in Canberra? Mike Veletta says yes

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Chris Dutton The Canberra Comets have almost been revived, but will it work?

Cricket

Lain Beckett and Sally Moylan inspiring next generation of ACT indigenous cricketers

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Chris Dutton and Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors spinner Sally Moylan and ACT Comets fast bowler Lain Beckett are paving the way for up and coming indigenous cricketers.

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios targets his world No. 1 goal and says Lleyton Hewitt is Australia's leading man

Ace performance: Nick Kyrgios.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios targets his goal of being the world's best, but says Lleyton Hewitt is Australia's leader.

Netball

Clare McMeniman 'not like' Wallabies brother Hugh McMeniman on the field as she hunts her Diamonds dream

Australian Diamond squad member Clare McMeniman during a netball clinic in Woden.

Chris Dutton Australian Diamonds defender Clare McMeniman will channel her Wallaby brother Hugh as she aims to make her international debut.

Tennis

Pat Rafter backs Nick Kyrgios for US Open success

Nick Kyrgios during his second-round match against Andreas Seppi.

Chris Dutton Australian tennis great Patrick Rafter has backed teenage sensation Nick Kyrgios is make a charge to the world's top 10 "purely on talent", adding he's been tough on the Canberra star to help him...

Swimming

AIS biomechanics expert Bruce Mason says human evolution will surpass supersuits

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Chris Dutton The man who helped develop the controversial swimsuit which smashed more than 130 world records in less than two years is adamant human evolution will surpass the supersuit era in the coming years.

Motor sport

Rally legend Neal Bates motors on after induction to ACT Sport Hall of Fame

Rally legend: Canberra's Neal Bates.

Chris Dutton Rally legend Neal Bates will delay his racing retirement until the sport's young stars start to beat the 49-year-old.

Tennis

Kyrgios ready to be Australia's No. 1 player as he continues his US Open charge

Nick Kyrgios is set to become Australia's No. 1 player.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios is set to rocket up the rankings and become Australia's No. 1 player.

Union

Gungahlin's Rutikha Ilolahia wins Macdougall Medal but fails to make Vikings

Rutikha Ilolahia, right, won the prestigious Macdougall Medal.

Chris Dutton Gungahlin's Rutikha Ilolahia wins Macdougall Medal for Canberra's best club rugby player.

Canberra sport

Cricket World Cup and Asian Cup join forces for big crowds in Canberra

More than 50,000 fans could front up at Manuka Oval for the three Cricket World Cup matches in the capital.

Chris Dutton Cricket minnows Bangladesh and Afghanistan are more popular than two of the world's best teams and World Cup officials are convinced three games at Manuka Oval can attract almost 50,000 people next...

Locker Room

Locker Room: Mum's the word for Nick Kyrgios before US Open

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Chris Dutton Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.