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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Olympic Games medallist Alicia Coutts launches new swim fitness program as she weighs up her future

Chris Dutton Five-time Olympic Games medallist Alicia Coutts has contemplated retirement from swimming as she weighs up her future, declaring "I would be satisfied with what I've done if I stopped tomorrow".

Drugs in sport

Rower Kim Crow slams drug cheats and backs calls for harsher doping penalties

Rower Kim Crow demands harsher penalties for ‘dirty’ doping cheats.

Chris Dutton World champion rower Kim Crow has slammed drug cheats for stealing the "innoncence of sport", backing a submission for harsher penalties for athletes found guilty of doping.


Daniel Grzic chases A-League dream in Palm Beach's FFA Cup clash with Central Coast Mariners


Chris Dutton Canberra junior Daniel Grzic wants to use the FFA Cup to launch his A-League career and the teenager believes a match-up with the Central Coast Mariners can help boost his hopes of landing a contract.


Canberra tennis warriors get chance to secure Australian Open wildcard

Jake Lalliard and Nicole Morris.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios is Canberra's tennis superstar, but a bunch of weekend warriors want to emulate his remarkable rise to earn a shock berth at a grand slam tournament next year.


Canberra Capitals prepare for five games in eight days to start WNBL season

Stephanie Talbot and Hanna Zavecz won't die trying in a WNBL pre-season tournament.

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals recruit Hanna Zavecz insists the team will play "hard and explosive" basketball at a pre-season tournament in Bendigo despite facing the challenge of five games in eight days.

Australian sport

The Don Award: Canberrans Patty Mills and Nick Kyrgios tipped for greatness

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton Basketball and tennis greats say Patrick Mills and Nick Kyrgios are only at the start of their journey to the top.

Hall of Fame

Paralympic legend Michael Milton to be inducted into Sport Australia Hall of Fame


Chris Dutton He's beaten cancer twice, conquered some of the world's biggest mountains, won Paralympic gold and defied odds his entire life, but Sport Australia Hall of Fame inductee Michael Milton says he's...


Injured Nick Kyrgios ready to recharge and get back to his explosive best

Nick Kyrgios.

Chris Dutton Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios has revealed the pain in his left forearm was so bad that he almost couldn't hit a backhand shot at the Malaysian Open this week.


Caroline Buchanan chases BMX World Cup glory

Caroline Buchanan.

Chris Dutton She has been concussed, battled whiplash and hit a brick wall at 50km/h, but BMX queen Caroline Buchanan will take a fearless approach into her bid to reclaim the World Cup crown.


Nikolai Topor-Stanley ready to prove he belongs in Socceroos

Nikolai Topor-Stanley has been named in the Socceroos' squad to face the UAE and Qatar

Chris Dutton Nikolai Topor-Stanley has vowed to use his Socceroos second chance to prove he belongs at the international level.


Norths hope Basketball ACT's eligibility bungle can be turned into a positive

Norths player Andrew Martin and Wests player Chris Hartmann in action in the grand final.

Chris Dutton Basketball ACT division one runners up Norths have called on officials to fix its eligibility guidelines.


Tom Rogic's injury rules him out of Socceroos' Asian Cup

Injury will cost Tom Rogic a spot in the Asian Cup.

Chris Dutton Tom Rogic's injury nightmare has continued after being ruled out of the Asian Cup.


Basketball ACT backflips on decision to disqualify Norths

Wests player Samuel Adams and Norths player Jamie Mesman in action.

Chris Dutton Basketball ACT has smashed the Belconnen Ramblers' dreams of winning the division one grand final.


Nick Kyrgios' debut grand slam record better than Federer, Djokovic and Murray

Rapid rise: Nick Kyrgios has had a strong debut grand slam season.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios' debut grand slam record is better than three of the men who have dominated tennis for the past decade.


Tuggeranong United proposes to maintain FFA Cup momentum with pre-season tournament

Melbourne Victory's Carl Valeri at Canberra Airport on Monday.

Chris Dutton Could seeing Socceroos star Carl Valeri playing in Canberra become a regular fixture?


Lauren Jackson backs Liz Cambage to bounce back for Australian Opals after heartbreaking world championship injury

Liz Cambage: Ruled out for a year with injury.

Chris Dutton Opals star Liz Cambage to miss up to a year after rupturing her Achilles tendon.


St Patrick's eye three on the trot after beating Central in Hockey ACT Capital League grand final

St Pats

Chris Dutton St Patrick's claim back-to-back Capital League titles by beating Central in women's grand final.


Central becomes most dominant team in Hockey ACT's history with 3-1 win against Goulburn


Chris Dutton Central has cemented its place as the most dominant team in Hockey ACT history, winning a record 24th premiership by beating Goulburn 3-1 on Saturday.


Australian Kookaburra Glenn Turner leading Goulburn's charge to first Hockey ACT Capital League premiership

Goulburn's Glenn Turner.

Chris Dutton It started the season out of shape and as competition outcast, but Australian Kookaburras striker Glenn Turner says Goulburn's entry into the Capital League has reinvigorated his love of hockey.