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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


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.


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.

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.


Meteors coach Andrew Dawson seeks a marathon effort in Twenty20 title bid

Chris Dutton The ACT Meteors were eating ''Voltaren for breakfast'' to keep their Twenty20 title hopes alive, and now they are banking on inspiration from a marathon great to lift them into the grand final.


BMX champ Caroline Buchanan pledges commitment to next generation

Olympic BMX rider Caroline Buchanan has recruited two rising BMX riders to her ??Next Gen?? stable. Canberra?s Mikayla Rose, 13, and Sydney?s Paige Harding, 10, will work with Buchanan as they aim to take the next step in their careers.
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Chris Dutton Olympian Caroline Buchanan wants to usher in a new generation of BMX stars.

Locker Room

Toomua full of beans in new role


Chris Dutton Canberra sport covered - from grassroots to gossip.


Oh brother: Blake Dean to lead Queanbeyan in Cricket ACT one-day final

Chris Dutton Queanbeyan is banking on Blake Dean to guide them to a Cricket ACT one-day title on Sunday.


W-League: Canberra United hands Sydney FC first loss of season

Chris Dutton Canberra United fired a warning shot to its W-League rivals and staked its claim for the title on Wednesday.


Canberra United players happy to see Ellyse Perry on Ashes cricket duties

Chris Dutton Ellyse Perry's former team plans to exploit her absence to boost its championship hopes on Wednesday night.

Locker Room

Brumbies move the goal posts

Chris Dutton The first Asian recruit in Brumbies’ history, Harumichi Tatekawa is still struggling to understand English so you can imagine his confusion when the coaches told him to practice his goal kicking over...


Golfer Nikki Campbell may quit at end of year

Chris Dutton Canberra golfer Nikki Campbell is considering quitting the sport at the end of the year to focus on family.


AIS Arena courts new markets with moveable floor


Chris Dutton The AIS hopes a new removable court surface at the AIS Arena will ''tap into new markets'' to increase revenue.


Carley Mijovic wants to use last five games with Capitals to impress Opals

Carley Mijovic.

Chris Dutton Carley Mijovic hopes to use the last five games of the WNBL season to prove she is ready for international duty.


Basketball ACT chief executive Tony Jackson quits amid board and staff tension

Chris Dutton Increasing tension between the Basketball ACT board and staff led to chief executive Tony Jackson's decision to quit just two years into his tenure.


Michael Wells wants to finish on a high

Chris Dutton Canberra Cavalry veteran Michael Wells' body, bad back and bung hamstrings are screaming at him to quit.

AIS' new logo signals national plan for Olympic winning edge

AIS logo question mark

Chris Dutton After 34 years the Australian Institute of Sport will change its logo for the first time as part of the biggest revamp in its history.


Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf says players are playing for their WNBL careers

Carrie Graf

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf has put her team on notice with five games left in the WNBL campaign.

Wheelchair racing

Wheelchair racing: De Rozario set for marathon move

Chris Dutton She's one of Australia's youngest Paralympians but sprint wheelchair athlete Madison de Rozario wants to follow her coach Louise Sauvage's journey into marathons.


Nick Kyrgios confident he can go five sets

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne Davis Cup rookie Nick Kyrgios insists he has the stamina to play five-set tennis.