Chris Dutton has worked at The Canberra Times since 2007, starting as a junior reporter before covering the Canberra Raiders and ACT Brumbies. He now writes extensively on Super Rugby and is part of the Fairfax team covering the London Olympic Games - with, of course, a focus on Canberra athletes.
Chris Dutton Leaving the NFL world of millionaires and stars to chase a rugby league or union career seems crazy, but if Alice Coddington gets her wish, Michael Smith will be the first to make the transition.
Chris Dutton THE daunting challenge of a dangerous downhill course will erase Caroline Buchanan's Olympic Games heartbreak as she begins her bid to be the best in the world.
Chris Dutton REBECCA WIASAK hopes a dream start to her World Cup career can be the catalyst for a place in the national team as she aims for world championship selection.
Chris Dutton Baseball legend wants a beach, a casino, money, fans and to test himself in a game of cricket.
Chris Dutton Marty Dent is used to pushing his body to the brink of exhaustion, but the Olympic marathon runner admits he faces the unknown as he prepares for a 100-kilometre slog next month.
Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson says she can recapture the best form of her basketball career when she returns to the court, and is determined to lead the Canberra Capitals to another WNBL title in her comeback.
Chris Dutton Caroline Buchanan still remembers the mad dash to save her BMX moments before the Canberra firestorm destroyed her Duffy home 10 years ago.
Chris Dutton Canberra rider Chloe Hosking fears cycling could be unfairly punished if the sport is kicked out of the Olympic Games as part of the fallout from the Lance Armstrong drug scandal.
Chris Dutton Power-hitter Chris Gayle is set to ignite Manuka Oval twice in eight days and Cricket ACT is hopeful Australian selectors will pick a full-strength side to take on the West Indies master blaster in...
Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby will not be punished for criticising Basketball Australia.
Chris Dutton Australia's new tennis boy wonder is on a steep learning curve to be the country's next senior star.
Chris Dutton Debilitating cramps shattered Nick Kyrgios' Australian Open dream but the Canberra teenager is adamant he has shown he's ready to regularly play against and beat adult men.
Chris Dutton Swimming Australia needs to use the ''dynamite facility'' at the Australian Institute of Sport and reinvigorate the program by employing a coach who is ''crazy about results'', former gold medallist...
Chris Dutton Australian Open bliss, heartbreak, anger and frustration - Canberra's Brendan Jones experienced them all as he missed out on lifting the Stonehaven Cup by the smallest margin on Sunday night.
Chris Dutton The Canberra Raiders have no intention of banning players from events like Foreshore despite a couple of incidents at the music festival last month.
Chris Dutton Unknown dragon boaters claim the inaugural Champions of Champions title at the Burley Griffin Regatta.
Chris Dutton A brutal and ''diabolical'' wind almost knocked Brendan Jones out of Australian Open contention on Saturday.
Chris Dutton Australia ''shut the door on a generation of Olympic medal prospects'', dropped the ball on talent identification and Jason Gulbin hopes the London disaster triggers a turnaround in a program that...
Chris Dutton Talent identification sensation and Olympic Games gold medal winner Megan Marcks is adamant the testing that uncovered her abilities will play a crucial part in rebuilding Australia as an...
Chris Dutton Sarah Cook's rowing retirement is over after just 12 days on the water as a sailor.