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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Lauren Wells confident she can hit peak in time for world championships

Chris Dutton Lauren Wells won't be suckered into a worldwide search for fast times, backing her training program to have her in peak condition by July as she sets her sights on the world championships.

Louise Redman turns to archery to help battle post-natal depression and wins Australian title

Louise Redman will compete at the world championships later this year.

Chris Dutton Louise Redman turned to archery to help her overcome a battle with post-natal depression. Now she wants to turn her passion into a mother's club.

Canberra Raiders wave goodbye to Trent Merrin talks

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

Abby Bishop caps stellar season by winning Canberra Capitals MVP prize

Abby Bishop was named Canberra Capitals MVP.

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop claims back to back most valuable player prizes for Canberra Capitals.

Wollongong Hawks considered links with Canberra as Andrew Gaze says NBL should be shut down

Chris Dutton The Wollongong Hawks met with the ACT government about a plan to bring NBL games to Canberra before the club went into voluntary administration.

Cricket ACT into final interviews for new boss and hope to appoint leader next week


Chris Dutton Cricket ACT hopes it will be able to appoint a new boss as early as next week with three board members flying to Melbourne on Wednesday to conduct interviews for a chief executive.

Stephen Larkham makes rugby comeback alongside Victoria Cross winner

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Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham makes a comeback to play with a Victoria Cross winner, Nick Kyrgios gets a new car and Ben Alexander's costly Super Rugby try.

Raiders consider relocating to Civic to join City to the Lake project

Chris Dutton The Canberra Raiders are set to move their training base to Civic to embrace the City to the Lake project, keen to capitalise on the ACT government's vision to revitalise the city in the coming years.

No one can stop the A.B. de Villiers show, warns South Africa assistant coach Adrian Birrell

South Africa's finest: A.B. de Villiers with Hashim Amla at Manuka Oval.

Chris Dutton Former Ireland coach Adrian Birrell believes no bowling attack in world cricket can contain A.B. de Villiers.

Eastlake chases huge Queanbeyan total in bid to claim top spot

Matthew Grocott of Queanbeyan hits a 6.

Chris Dutton Eastlake will be forced to chase down its biggest target of the season if it wants to claim the Cricket ACT two-day competition minor premiership next weekend after Queanbeyan staked its claim for...

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

Sport. Newly crowned individual pursuit world champion, Beck Wiasak,
returns to Canberra and is pictured at the Narrabundah veledrome.
February 26th. 2015 The Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


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...