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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Tennis

Sponsors queue up for a piece of tennis sensation Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios' management claims the Canberra teenager can build a global brand to rival the game's greats.

Locker Room

Welcome to fro-town

Chris Dutton Canberra sport - from grass roots to gossip.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals move to Tuggeranong for winning feeling

Sport.  Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals will consider moving games back to Tuggeranong next season to cut costs.

Tennis

Impressive Australian Open performance puts Nick Kyrgios in mix for Davis Cup singles spot

Australian Open Tennis Day 4 Melbourne Park ,  Nick Kyrgios during his match against Benoit Paire on Margaret Court Arena tonight
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Thursday the 16th of January 2014

Chris Dutton Boom Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios is set to shoulder Australia's Davis Cup hopes.

Tennis

Australian Open 2014: Nick Kyrgios glad for chance in home grand slam

Sport: Asia-Pacific Tennis League, North Woden Tennis Courts, Canberra. Canberra Velocity men v Stanmore Wyverns. Nick Kyrgios of Canberra Velocity. 16th of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton Teenage star Nick Kyrgios will unleash months of injury frustration to launch his Australian Open dreams on Tuesday, admitting he feared last week a shoulder problem would shatter his home grand slam...

Football

Canberra United fume over referee decisions in loss to Melbourne Victory

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12:  Sally Rojahn (R) of United and Stephanie Catley of the Victory contest for the ball during the round eight W-League match between Melbourne Victory and Canberra United at Lakeside Oval on January 12, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Canberra United is fuming two refereeing blunders cost it a vital W-League win in Melbourne.

Swimming

Swimming: Ellie Cole back from injury with new goal

Chris Dutton Ellie Cole has barely been able to swim a stroke since the 2012 London Paralympics - but she's getting set for Rio.

Basketball

Adelaide Lightning dashes Canberra Capitals' hopes

Sport.  WNBL Canberra Capitals vs Adelaide Lightning at AIS Arena.    Canberra Capitals player Jessica Bibby takes a shot.  11 January 2014.  Canberra Times photo Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals are adamant they can avoid slumping to their worst season in more than a decade, despite suffering a heartbreaking 11-point loss at the AIS Arena on Saturday.

Saturday Serve

Ben Mowen aces exit strategy

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Chris Dutton If Ben Mowen and Anthony Milford walked side by side around Civic, reckon you could tell them apart?

Cricket

Manuka Oval sellout looms as past and future stars turn out for PM's XI

Brad Hodge

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne Two Australian cricket veterans, the first sellout crowd in almost a decade and a prelude to hosting the Big Bash League - next week's Prime Minister's XI looms as one of the biggest in the fixture's...

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Cycling

Caroline Buchanan: National BMX title the focus as she rides into 2014

Chris Dutton Olympian Caroline Buchanan has narrowed her focus as she aims to reclaim her BMX world and national titles this year.

Soccer

W-League: Canberra United coach says players lacked aggression in loss to Adelaide

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 05: Racheal Quigley of Adelaide celebrates with her team mates after scoring during the round seven W-League match between Adelaide United and Canberra United at Burton Park on January 5, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen has implored her team to be ruthless and aggressive to chase W-League success.

Soccer

Canberra United players freshened by extended Christmas break

Chris Dutton Canberra United is banking on international flights and family surprises to be their secret weapon to chase a W-League title dream.

Soccer

Fans could cost Canberra football clubs points

Chris Dutton Capital Football has backed the Football Federation Australia's tough stance on crowd troublemakers.

Meteors coach wants finals message

Chris Dutton The ACT Meteors coach Andrew Dawson says his team wants to send a message to the competition in its debut play-off campaign.

Locker Room

Weddings and babies blessing for Brumbies

Chris Dutton Canberra sport - from the grassroots to the gossip

Cricket

Comets Shane Devoy and Michael Spaseski fight for final spot in PM's XI

sport.-3rd January 2014. CACT Comets players Shane Devoy and Michael Spaseski. Both are in contention for a spot in the PM's XI team to play against England at Manuka Oval. Canberra Times photo by Karleen Minney.

Chris Dutton ACT Comets stars do battle for one chance to shine in the Prime Minister's XI.

Sailing

Sailors tell of weather from hell in Sydney to Hobart yacht race

Chris Dutton One Namadgi sailor thought he was going to die and the bruised crew spent 12 hours without power.

'I thought I was going to die': Namadgi Sydney to Hobart crew on the terrifying conditions

The crew of the Yatch Namadgji as the prepare for this years Sydney to Hobart 2013 Photography Brendan Esposito
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The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton One Namadgi sailor thought he was going to die and the bruised crew spent 12 hours without power after ''being thrown around in a washing machine'' in terrifying conditions in the Sydney to Hobart...

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Cricket

Queanbeyan loses SCG Cup semi-final against Hamilton-Wickham

Higgs

Chris Dutton Queanbeyan's bid to win a second SCG Cup has been thwarted in the semi-finals by a competition heavyweight.