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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

Gungahlin's Rutikha Ilolahia wins Macdougall Medal but fails to make Vikings

Chris Dutton Gungahlin's Rutikha Ilolahia wins Macdougall Medal for Canberra's best club rugby player.

Canberra sport

Cricket World Cup and Asian Cup join forces for big crowds in Canberra

More than 50,000 fans could front up at Manuka Oval for the three Cricket World Cup matches in the capital.

Chris Dutton Cricket minnows Bangladesh and Afghanistan are more popular than two of the world's best teams and World Cup officials are convinced three games at Manuka Oval can attract almost 50,000 people next...

Locker Room

Locker Room: Mum's the word for Nick Kyrgios before US Open

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

Saturday Serve

Saturday Serve: A new stadium in Civic should be central to plan for bigger crowds

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Chris Dutton Examples in other cities show a new stadium in Canberra will change the sporting landscape.

Tennis

Coach Todd Larkham believes the sky's the limit for Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios' Canberra-based tennis coach Todd Larkham.

Chris Dutton Todd Larkham says Nick Kyrgios needs to cope with self-imposed pressure to continue his rapid rise.

Union

Robbie Coleman to help Queanbeyan Whites in grand final bid against Tuggeranong

Robbie Coleman will line up on the wing for Queanbeyan in Saturday's John I Dent Cup grand final.

Chris Dutton Robbie Coleman felt so bad about making a grand final cameo appearance he almost decided not to play.

Union

Brumbies winger Robbie Coleman the secret weapon for Queanbeyan's grand final hopes

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Chris Dutton Robbie Coleman looms as the Queanbeyan Whites' secret weapon in Saturday's John I Dent Cup decider.

Football

Tuggeranong United sets sights on A-League scalp in FFA Cup

Tuggeranong United players arrive back at Canberra Airport on Wednesday afternoon.

Chris Dutton They're the team of tradies, public servants and uni students who believe they can go on a giant-killing FFA Cup run.

Basketball

Lauren Jackson to be the intimidator as veteran Capitals aim for WNBL finals

Carly Wilson has re-signed with the Caps.

Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson the "intimidator" as Carly Wilson re-signs with the Canberra Capitals.

Tennis

Todd Woodbridge and Wally Masur say Nick Kyrgios should prepare for the toughest period of his career

Nick Kyrgios will resume playing in Toronto this week.

Chris Dutton Two Australian tennis greats have warned Nick Kyrgios to brace for the toughest period of his career as he aims to continue his boom rise up the rankings when he resumes playing in Toronto this week.

Tennis

Canberra in box seat to host Davis Cup at new $27 million tennis facility in Lyneham

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Chris Dutton Canberra will be in the "box seat" to host Davis Cup tennis when its new $27 million facility is finished next year, with officials already starting to lobby Tennis Australia for the rights to host...

Basketball

Kristen Veal reunites with Canberra Capitals 15 years after winning the club's first WNBL title

The Canberra Capitals are trying to lure Kristen Veal back after her former club, Logan Thunder, folded.

Chris Dutton Kristen Veal is dreaming of a fairytale return to the Canberra Capitals 15 years after helping the club to its first WNBL title.

Locker Room

Alicia Gowans a picture of fitness and fashion

Sport
Gold's head coach and ambassador Alicia Gowans is about to leave Australia to compete at the world beauty fitness and fashion competition in Las Vegas.
The Canberra Times
30 July 2014
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Canberra sport covered - from grassroots to gossip.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals' Jess Bibby aims to become first player to reach 400 games in WNBL after signing new deal

Veteran Jess Bibby has re-signed with the Capitals.

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby re-signs for two years as 400-game mark becomes realistic goal.

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios escapes Australian bubble to focus on US Open

Nick Kyrgios will head to the US to prepare for the US Open.

Chris Dutton Canberra tennis ace Nick Kyrgios says he doesn't feel the pressure to prove himself to anyone and is keen to escape the popularity bubble of Australia to relaunch his career overseas.

Basketball

Patty Mills is back in Canberra and he's got the NBA trophy

Patty Mills signs an autograph for Alyssa Seden,12, of Stirling, at Canberra Airport.

Chris Dutton He's been around the world, but Patrick Mills says nothing beats coming home to Canberra.

Basketball

Trophy bearer Patty Mills closing in on new NBA deal

NBA championship winner Patty Mills, wants to inspire Australia's indigenous basketballers.

Chris Dutton Patrick Mills wants Australia to embrace a "unique and historic" moment in basketball when he arrives home with the NBA championship trophy this week for a six-city celebration tour with one of world...

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios embarrassed by the hype, but wants to be a Wimbledon champion

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton Canberra star Nick Kyrgios says he's embarrassed by the hype that has followed his Wimbledon campaign and has noticed fans "stare and point" since arriving home last week.

Tennis

Todd Larkham and Josh Eagle team up to coach tennis star Nick Kyrgios

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Chris Dutton Todd Larkham and Josh Eagle will form a tag-team coaching partnership to guide Nick Kyrgios.

Basketball

Patty Mills to be awarded keys to Canberra

Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs goes to the basket against the Miami Heat during Game Two of the 2014 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center.

Chris Dutton Canberra basketballer Patty Mills will be awarded the keys to the city next Friday.