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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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

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.

Golf

Canberra's Matt Millar poised to strike at Australian PGA

Matt Millar is poised to strike at the Australian PGA Championships.

Chris Dutton Canberra golfer Matt Millar will take calculated risks to boost his chances of claiming the biggest title of his career, using the experience of an Australian Masters fade out to change his fortunes...

Jared Tallent searches for clean edge at AIS nutrition study

Jared Tallent on the VO2 max machine at the AIS as part of a nutrition study.

Chris Dutton Jared Tallent has been poked, prodded and strapped to machines as he searches for the race-walking "clean edge" and Olympic Games redemption.

Brumbies, Raiders and racing combine for 'triple whammy' in Canberra next year

The Raiders, Brumbies and Black Opal race day are all on the same weekend next March.

Chris Dutton and Lee Gaskin Canberra's sporting codes are set to unite for a "triple whammy" of events next year which could open the door for a golden ticket to the ACT Brumbies, Raiders and Black Opal race day.

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Brad Haddin backs pink-ball Test and Peter Nevill after Adelaide Oval thriller

Chris Dutton Former Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin has declared day-night Test matches "a massive success", adding his replacement Peter Nevill now "feels at home" as the team's wicket-keeper.

Meet 13-year-old Cricket ACT star Owen Levings who made Brad Haddin jealous

Brad Haddin

Chris Dutton Brad Haddin won a World Cup, scored 23 first class centuries and played 66 Tests. But he couldn't do what Owen has done.

Canberra's Matt Millar hopes to recharge for World Golf Championships bid

Canberra's Matt Millar hopes to refocus and aim for a spot at the World Golf Championships.

Chris Dutton Canberra golfer Matt Millar hopes he can recharge and refocus in time to force his way up the Australian Order of Merit and earn a spot at the lucrative World Golf Championship.

Canberra United cruise to W-League win without Matildas stars

Canberra United's Ashleigh Sykes.

Chris Dutton Canberra United showed no signs of weakness without their Matildas trio, beating the Wanderers 4-1 on Sunday.

Golf

Matt Millar goes from Masters leader to Australian Open struggles in tough week

Canberra's Matt Millar wants to find his rhythm in Sydney after slipping out of contention for the Australian Open.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Matt Millar only needed to look at his scorecard to realise a week is a long time in golf.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals on verge of unwanted history after WNBL loss to Melbourne

Capitals guard Abbey Wehrung played her guts out as Canberra slumped to a 10th consecutive loss.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals sit on the cusp of unwanted records and the longest losing streak in their history.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals turn to Tuggeranong fortress to spark WNBL revival

Capitals star Abby Bishop hopes returning to Tuggeranong can spark their season.

Chris Dutton It was once the most feared fortress in the WNBL and the Canberra Capitals are hoping getting back to their Tuggeranong tin shed can spark a massive turnaround on the court.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals Carrie Graf vows to give everything as club launches review

 Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf.

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf says she will step aside if she doesn't feel she is the right person to end the club's biggest losing streak in 20 years.

Golf

Junior Canberra golfer Josh Armstrong aims high after Australian Open qualifier

Sport: Josh Armstrong, 16 of Nicholls in Canberra practicing his golf at Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club. 24th November 2015. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Canberra teenager Josh Armstrong wants to prove he is ready to take on the big boys of world golf and hopes to tap into two-time Australian Open champion Aaron Baddeley's knowledge to fast-track his...

ACT Government aims to keep alive Canberra sport Hall of Fame and star award

Canberra's Patty Mills is starring in the NBA.

Chris Dutton The ACT government is searching for the best "vehicle" to recognise Canberra's elite and grass roots sports people to ensure a generation of stars aren't lost in the record books following the demise...

Aaron Stubbs sets sights on Rio Olympic Games after Queanbeyan Gift win

Aaron Stubbs, left, celebrates after winning the Queanbeyan Gift.

Chris Dutton Gold Coast sprinter Aaron Stubbs has set his sights on the Rio Olympic Games after his Queanbeyan Gift triumph.

Renee Montgomery's gutsy effort not enough to end Canberra Capitals' woes

Sport: Canberra Capitals take on Townsville Fire Women's National basketball League championship at the AIS Arena in Canberra. From left, Townsville Fire player Micaela Cocks and Canberra Capitals player Renee Montgomery in action . 22nd November 2015. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton A gutsy effort from import Renee Montgomery wasn't enough to end the Capitals' WNBL disaster streak on Sunday.

Canberra's Matt Millar sick in the guts after missing Australian Masters chance

Matt Millar dropped from the overnight lead to a tie for sixth at the Australian Masters.

Chris Dutton Canberra golfer Matt Millar "felt sick in the stomach" after he misfired in the last round of the Australian Masters.

Swimming

Courtney Taylor wins gold as Canberra sends biggest squad to Pacific School Games

Canberra sprinter Melissa Breen, Australia's fastest ever female sprinter, missed out on funding through Athletics Australia's National Athlete Support Structure program.

Chris Dutton Teenage swimmer Courtney Taylor hopes her first Pacific School Games gold medal opens the floodgates for success as she straps herself in for a hectic week in Adelaide.