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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Drug testers knock on Jared Tallent's door after Russian cheats rob him of gold moment

Chris Dutton Angry race-walking champion Jared Tallent slammed the IAAF for its role in covering up drug cheats and will use the pain of being "robbed" of his Olympic Games gold-medal moment to get redemption in...

Matt McKay says Socceroos in Canberra 'feels like home' for World Cup qualifier

Chris Dutton Matt McKay says returning to Canberra is like coming home as the Socceroos try to win back fans in the capital.

Tom Rogic sets stage for dream homecoming as Tim Cahill urges young stars to stand up

Tom Rogic scored a cracker for Celtic at the weekend.

Chris Dutton Socceroos rising star Tom Rogic has set the stage for a dream homecoming in Canberra this Thursday.


Patty Mills ready to shoulder bigger load as he aims for NBA title and Olympic success

Three goggles: Patty Mills celebrates in his own inimitable style after scoring against New Zealand.

Chris Dutton There was a time when NBA championship-winner Patrick Mills had to push through pain for towel waving, high fives and three-pointers.

Caroline Buchanan on spin-cycle towards Rio

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Chris Dutton Locker Room: Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

Locker Room: Olympic Sevens rugby spies potential at Brumbies

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Chris Dutton Locker Room: The best of Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

Canberra's Nick Kyrgios beats childhood hero Roger Federer in Madrid

Nick Kyrgios celebrates defeating Roger Federer during day five of the Mutua Madrid Open.

Chris Dutton Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios has claimed arguably the biggest scalp of his rising career, beating childhood hero and 17-time grand slam champion Roger Federer on Thursday morning.

'I'd love to see someone knock you out' - the life of an athlete

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Chris Dutton A high-profile Canberra athlete looks at his phone and sees: "I'd love to see someone knock you out."

Caroline Buchanan backs Canberra's Mikayla Rose as next BMX queen

ACT BMX rider Mikayla Rose.

Chris Dutton Meet Canberra's Caroline Buchanan 'mini me'.

Brumbies rake Siliva Siliva 'forgot how to play' rugby during injury nightmare

Down but not out, Siliva Siliva vows to fight to rebuild Super Rugby career.

Chris Dutton Siliva Siliva says he forgot how to play rugby in a nine-month injury absence.

Abby Bishop aims to cash in on European deals before returning to WNBL

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop will put her WNBL career on hold to chase lucrative deals in Europe for the next three seasons to take advantage of contracts worth almost double what she can earn in Australia.

Queanbeyan Whites stake claim for title after beating Tuggeranong Vikings

Chris Dutton The Tuggeranong Vikings have hit their first hurdle on their mission to win five premierships in a row, but coach Brad Harris is confident a tight loss to the Queanbeyan Whites will be a timely...

Matthew Narracott proof of the power of Anzac Day and sport

Chris Dutton Matthew Narracott is proof that the power of Anzac Day combining with sport is more than an on-field commercial opportunity.

Queanbeyan Whites target new culture instead of grand final revenge

Chris Dutton The Queanbeyan Whites have shelved revenge talk to focus on building a new culture as they prepare for a grand final re-match against the Tuggeranong Vikings on Thursday night.

Woden Valley Rams go down fighting against powerhouse Queanbeyan Blues

Chris Dutton The Woden Valley Rams believe they're ready to step up and be finals contenders, but coach Ash Barnes admits there's plenty of room for improvement after falling to the Queanbeyan Blues on Sunday.

Injuries ignite Patty Mills' fire to chase back-to-back NBA titles with Spurs


Chris Dutton NBA championship-winner Patrick Mills says an injury interrupted season has lit the fire for his dreams of winning back to back titles with the San Antonio Spurs.

Uni-Norths Owls set sights high after grinding win against Easts

Paula Katao of Uni-Norths.

Chris Dutton Local rugby match report Uni-Norths Owls v Easts

Easts rise with new sponsors and players for battle with Uni-Norths Owls

Chris Dutton They've been robbed, beaten and on the brink of folding, but Easts believe they are laying the foundations to rebuild with new sponsors injecting $20,000 and overseas players joining the foundation...

Lauren Wells backs Jana Pittman's ambitious comeback bid

Chris Dutton Lauren Wells is backing Jana Pittman to add new flavour to her 400 metres hurdles Olympic Games dream.

FFA Cup dream run for lowest-ranked team Brindabella Blues

Tuggeranong United looking to kick-on in the FFA Cup.

Chris Dutton Brindabella Blues set sights on Canberra soccer fairytale.