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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Patty Mills eyes mega-deal after NBA triumph

Chris Dutton Patty Mills' NBA championship blitz has launched him on to the recruitment radar of some of the leagues' biggest teams, with reports linking the Canberra basketballer to a massive pay rise and a move...

Basketball

Liz Cambage ready to slam dunk after bidding wars and 'ridiculous' money

Kiz cambage and the Opals are in Canberra to prepare for the world championships.

Chris Dutton She was in a real estate bidding war with AFL players and turned down "more money than I could imagine" in China, but Australian Opals star Elizabeth Cambage says she's ready to slam dunk in the WNBL...

Basketball

Patty Mills ready for bigger things after helping Spurs to NBA championship, says Shane Heal

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Chris Dutton Patrick Mills helped deliver the NBA championship to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday and Australian basketball great Shane Heal believes the speedy point guard has "earned the right to test the...

NBA

Patty Mills helps San Antonio Spurs win NBA Finals over Miami Heat

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Chris Dutton Canberra's Patrick Mills has etched his name in Australian sporting history after helping guide the San Antonio Spurs to an NBA championship.

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Basketball

Patty Mills helps San Antonio Spurs win NBA finals over Miami Heat

Number one: Patty Mills helped the Spurs to the NBA title.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Patrick Mills has etched his name in Australian sporting history after helping guide the San Antonio Spurs to an NBA championship.

Basketball

NBA star Patty Mills wants to revive his family club

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

Chris Dutton and Jon Tuxworth He's now an NBA championship-winning star with the San Antonio Spurs, but Patty Mills began basketball in Canberra as a four-year-old with the Shadows ... and he wants it revived.

Basketball

Mills says San Antonio Spurs were desperate from outset to erase championship pain

Patrick Mills battles with Steven Adams in game six on Sunday.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Patrick Mills says the San Antonio Spurs are desperate to erase the pain of last year's NBA Finals defeat.

Basketball

Lauren Jackson positive about long-term future

Canberra Capitals' Lauren Jackson.

Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson has started a worldwide search for a new Canberra Capitals teammate.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals lose Carley Mijovic while Dandenong gains Liz Cambage

Carley Mijovic will leave Canberra for Adelaide.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals have lost rising star Carley Mijovic to the Adelaide Lightning.

Netball

Jemma Johnston draws power from the son in Canberra's finals bid

Canberra netballer Jemma Johnston with her son Samuel.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Jemma Johnston will swap nappy changes for a chance to win a third ACT State League netball title.

Cycling

Canberra cyclists on cloud nine with Commonwealth Games selection

Canberra rider Gracie Elvin is headed to the Commonwealth Games.

Chris Dutton Nine ACT riders have been selected to represent Australia across all four cycling disciplines - road, track, mountain biking and para-cycling - at next month's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Cycling

Nathan Hart and Daniel Ellis in Canberra battle for cycling Commonwealth Games spot

Chris Dutton Commonwealth Games hopeful Nathan Hart is set to win the battle for selection against fellow Canberran Daniel Ellis when Cycling Australia announces its team on Tuesday.

Volleyball

Volleyroos ready to build a franchise in Canberra after world league return

SPORT: Australian Volleyroos v Finland at the AIS arena Canberra. Volleyroos player  Harrison Peacock in action.  8th June. 2104. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton The Volleyroos had mixed results in two massive five-set battles for their world league weekend in Canberra, securing a breakthrough win on Saturday but losing the return clash against Finland on...

Soccer

Tom Rogic opens up about World Cup heartbreak and a shattered childhood dream

Chris Dutton Canberra soccer star Tom Rogic has opened up about his World Cup heartbreak, revealing the devastation of missing out on a "childhood dream" and saying the battle to be fit become too much to handle.

Basketball

Canberran Patrick Mills out to earn his spurs with San Antonio in NBA finals

Chris Dutton Canberra basketball star Patrick Mills has turned a blast from his coach into inspiration for career-best form.

Basketball

Abby Bishop's joint basketball and childcare contract a 'statement for female athletes', says Carrie Graf

Abby Bishop and her niece, Zala.

Chris Dutton Capitals coach Carrie Graf has declared Abby Bishop's unique WNBL contract as a step forward for female athletes.

Basketball

Abby Bishop to get child support to re-sign with the Canberra Capitals

Abby Bishop with neice Zala.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals have struck a deal to give Abby Bishop extra child support to keep her in the WNBL, just two months after a Basketball Australia parental policy forced the star forward to quit...

Basketball

Capitals chase Kristen Veal and Carley Mijovic to join Lauren Jackson, Abby Bishop and Stephanie Talbot

Stephanie Talbot has signed with the Capitals.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals will ramp up their bid to build a championship-winning roster as they close in on veteran Kristen Veal and rising star Carley Mijovic.

Soccer

Flexible seating at proposed stadium to keep Canberra in frame for World Cup if Qatar is stripped of hosting rights

Chris Dutton The ACT government will consider a flexible design model for a new rectangular stadium with a clear roof in Civic to ensure Canberra has the capacity to host World Cup games if FIFA strips Qatar of...

Basketball

Canberra's Patty Mills and San Antonio Spurs through to NBA finals against Miami Heat

Tim Duncan gives Patrick Mills a congratulatory pat on the head on Sunday.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Patrick Mills says San Antonio wants to get rid of the "bad taste" from last year's NBA finals defeat.