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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

ACT Meteors spinner Angela Reakes pleads guilty to $9 bets

Chris Dutton ACT Meteors bowler Angela Reakes has pleaded guilty to betting $9 on the Cricket World Cup final, but has avoided suspension and is free to return to Canberra for the next women's season.

Unlikely teammates Nick Kyrgios and Stan Wawrinka 'like nothing happened'

Nick Kyrgios had an eventful year.

Chris Dutton They're the most unlikely teammates the tennis world has ever seen, but rising star Nick Kyrgios hopes playing alongside Stan Wawrinka has helped heal the wounds of an infamous sledge.

Cricket ACT junior Mac Wright rubs shoulders with Sydney Thunder stars

Canberra teenager Mac Wright has won a rookie contract with the Sydney Thunder.

Chris Dutton Jaques Kallis, Michael Hussey, Shane Watson, Usman Khawaja and ... Mac Wright?

Alison Bai and James Frawley miss shot at Australian Open wildcard

Alison Bai.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios builds bromance with Andy Murray while Alison Bai and James Frawley miss out on Australian Open wildcard.

Tennis ACT explores Civic options for potential showcourt action

Nick Kyrgios had an eventful year.

Chris Dutton Tennis ACT will investigate ways to add a showcourt to Canberra's new convention centre plans.

Alex Ross rockets on to Australian radar after blistering Adelaide Strikers dig

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 18: Alex Ross of the Adelaide Strikers is pictured with his man of the match trophy after the Big Bash League match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Melbourne Stars at Adelaide Oval on December 18, 2015 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Kalisz - CA/Cricket Australia/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Will Alex Ross be the next ACT Comets product to play for Australia? Mark Waugh thinks he could make the leap.

W-League: Ash Sykes continues stellar form as Canberra United target Melbourne City

Canberra's Ashleigh Sykes celebrates after scoring against Victory.

Chris Dutton Canberra United has all but locked in a finals berth. Now its attention turns to Melbourne City.

Give Lauren Jackson a chance to prove her Rio Olympic Games fitness, says Jan Stirling

Lauren Jackson in action.

Chris Dutton Jan Stirling wants officials to give injured Lauren Jackson as long as possible to prove she can play in Rio.

Caroline Buchanan to turn expectation into inspiration for 2016 Rio Olympics dream

Relieved: Caroline Buchanan celebrates her silver medal.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Caroline Buchanan wants to turn her silver-medal projection into an Olympic Games dream.

Luckless Canberra Capitals confident of breakthrough win after 12 losses

Stephanie Talbot, left, has been picked in the Australian Opals squad.

Chris Dutton The luckless Canberra Capitals have crashed to their 12th loss in a row.

Spin king Shane Warne endorses Nathan Lyon as Australia's go-to bowling man

Shane Warne backs Nathan Lyon as the go-to man in Australia's bowling line-up.

Chris Dutton Australian cricket great Shane Warne has endorsed Nathan Lyon as "the first picked" in the Test side.

Canberra pair Alison Bai and James Frawley aim for Australian Open wildcard

Sport. 8th December 2015. Canberra tennis duo Alison Bai and James Frawley are off to Melbourne to play in the Australian Open Wildcard playoff.

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Chris Dutton Canberra's Alison Bai and James Frawley will launch their bid for an Australian Open wildcard in Melbourne this week.

Australian Opals back Stephanie Talbot to find scoring mojo for Capitals

Stephanie Talbot, left, has been picked in the Australian Opals squad.

Chris Dutton Olympic Games hopeful Stephanie Talbot has vowed to "make my own opportunities" to boost the Capitals.

Australia v West Indies: Nathan Lyon's wild ride from curator to Canberra's greatest

03 October 2009  SPORT Canberra Times Photo by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Merryn Sherwood. ACT Comets spin bowler, Nathan Lyon. SPECIAL 111

Chris Dutton Some would say an off-spinner couldn't be Canberra's greatest cricketer, but will Nathan Lyon go down as the capital's best ever?

Canberra junior Annerly Poulos aims high as she fights older players for title

Chris Dutton Rising Canberra junior Annerly Poulos has already beaten players more than twice her age, so the 12-year-old says he's unfazed at the challenge of aiming for an under-14s national title.

Abby Bishop proud of stance for niece Zala as Basketball Australia relaxes policy

Abby Bishop and her niece Zala as a baby. She hopes her stance helps others stand up or get their sport to help with children.

Chris Dutton Capitals star proud of the stance she took for female athletes with children, but feared her international career was over.

Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter aims for Olympics after World League win

Canberra's Andrew Charter and Goulburn's Glenn Turner after beating Belgium 2-1 to win the World League title.

Chris Dutton Australian Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter's Olympic Games dream is driven by the painful memory of his London experience.

Matt Millar contemplates Europe and Japan after Australian PGA top-10 finish

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 05:  Matthew Millar of Australia plays a shot on the 15th hole during day three of the 2015 Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines Resort on December 5, 2015 in Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Matt Millar will consider making a return to tournaments in Europe and Japan next year after another top-10 finish.

Shane Devoy pushes for ACT Comets recall in inaugural Futures League trial

Shane Devoy in action during the ACT Comets trial match at Manuka Oval in Canberra.

Chris Dutton Canberra spinner Shane Devoy hopes the inaugural ACT Comets trial match can spark his season.

Basketball

Defiant Canberra Capitals crash to worst losing streak in club's WNBL history

Abby Bishop halts play to find a dropped contact lens.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals heartbreaking WNBL season hit the lowest point in the club's history, but 200-game star Abby Bishop says no one can doubt the players' efforts.