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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Rebecca Wiasak aims for Olympic Games after almost quitting before her world championship dream

Chris Dutton New individual pursuit world champion Rebecca Wiasak will devote the next 18 months to her Olympic Games dream.

Locker Room: Brumbies channel Taylor Swift and David Pocock's embarrassing moment


Chris Dutton The Brumbies do some karaoke while David Pocock opens up about a embarrassing rugby moment he'd rather forget.

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from Australia's Davis Cup tie

Nick Kyrgios is out of Australia's Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic.

Chris Dutton Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from Australia's Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic, conceding his back isn't ready to handle the workload.

Nick Kyrgios can lead Australia's hopes of returning to Davis Cup success, says Wally Masur

Chris Dutton Davis Cup captain Wally Masur has endorsed Nick Kyrgios as the new leader of Australia's Davis Cup hopes.

Erindale College taps into new rugby league market and claims Nines tournament title

Erindale Nines Rugby League tournament at Erindale College. Daniel Keir of Erindale College.

Chris Dutton Erindale College believes it's tapping into a new rugby league market, recruiting players from Darwin, Adelaide and Perth to bolster the program

Easts rugby throw on gloves to go from whipping boys to contenders

Chris Dutton Easts are throwing punches to start 2015 in Canberra club rugby - literally.

Canberra Vikings to be relaunched with new look for second NRC

Canberra Vikings Jesse Mogg.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Vikings will be relaunched with a new logo and a redesigned jersey for the second National Rugby Championship season in an attempt to ease any lingering tension in the capital's club...

Manuka Oval security beefed up to 24 hour protection for the Cricket World Cup

A security guard next to the pitch at Manuka Oval on Sunday ahead of the first Canberra game of the Cricket World Cup.

Chris Dutton and David Polkinghorne Manuka Oval gets 24 hour protection as organisers ramp up security to protect Cricket World Cup from corruption.

Canberra United insist title ambitions haven't taken a hit after coach moves to South Africa

 Elisabeth Migchelsen is off to coach in South Africa.

Chris Dutton Former Canberra United skipper Ellie Brush is adamant assistant coach Raeanne Dower can be successful if she moves into the top job, insisting a change of coach will not affect the team's bid for...

Manuka Oval hotel on agenda as ground gets major facelift

Chris Dutton Manuka Oval is on the verge of the biggest facelift in its history as the ACT government considers building a hotel on to the back of the Bradman Stand, aiming for the work to be complete in time for...

Canberra Stadium kept up to standard, but won't have major facelift to attract big events.

Canberra Stadium won't get a major upgrade any time soon.

Chris Dutton The ACT government will invest in ongoing maintenance at Canberra Stadium, but will resist the urge to pour millions of dollars into the ageing facility.

Brumbies sponsorship deal opens door for A-League and Big Bash options in Canberra, says Chief Minister Andrew Barr

Chris Dutton ACT chief minister Andrew Barr has backed Canberra to secure stand-alone Big Bash and A-League teams in the coming years, declaring the Brumbies' record sponsorship deal has enhanced the capital's...

Capitals veteran Jess Bibby plays through the pain of fractured neck in WNBL

Canberra Capitals veteran Jess Bibby.

Chris Dutton Capitals veteran Jess Bibby has played with a fractured neck as she chases one last WNBL title.

BMX champ Caroline Buchanan uses AIS to give her an edge on the quest for Olympic glory

Chris Dutton BMX queen Caroline Buchanan hopes an intense training regiment with the AIS gives her a competitive edge over her international rivals as she ramps up her Olympic Games preparations.

Nick Kyrgios fitted for Rio Olympics uniform

Chris Dutton Locker Room: Tennis star Nick Kyrgios and basketballer Lauren Jackson may both be lured to Rio next year by the temptation of Olympic gold. The best of Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

Canberra Capitals aim to erase embarrassing memory without Lauren Jackson

Carly Wilson

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals will attempt to erase the embarrassing memory of a 48-point loss in Townsville as they aim to keep their finals hopes alive.

Nick Kyrgios makes health a top priority as he targets Davis Cup comeback

Nick Kyrgios at the  soon to be opened Westside Acton Park by the lake. 

4 Feb 2015
Photo: Rohan Thomson
The Canberra Times

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios targets return at Davis Cup, but won't jeopardise long-term health to rush back on to the court.

Lauren Jackson wants to end her career 'on my terms' after another injury setback

January 4th 2015.

Women's National Basketball League round 11, Canberra Capitals v Dandenong Rangers at the AIS Arena, Canberra. Lauren Jackson of the Canberra Capitals on the move.

Canberra Times photo by Matt Bedford

Chris Dutton Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson needs more surgery on her troublesome knee, ruling her out of the Canberra Capitals' WNBL campaign.


Lauren Jackson in doubt for WNBL season

Lauren Jackson will have scans on her knee on Tuesday.

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf says Lauren Jackson's welfare will be the ultimate consideration in whether the star centre returns as the team's playoff hopes hang by a thread.

Sponsors line up to get a slice of Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios has signed on with management company IMG.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios' Australian Open campaign is over, but his off-court stocks are about to hit dizzying highs.