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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

ACT Brumbies hold off fast-finishing NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby thriller

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies beat the NSW Waratahs in an Australian derby classic at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night.

Cycling

Mountain biker Ben Henderson rebounds from illness, aiming for Olympics

Return: Ben Henderson is making a comeback after  being struck down with a chikungunya virus and taking to two years to recover.

Chris Dutton Fifty mosquito bites ruined mountain biker Ben Henderson's Olympic Games dream and kept him in bed for almost two years.

Saturday Serve

Why I pick Israel Folau over fireworks in Super Rugby battle between Brumbies and Waratahs

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies v Tahs or the fireworks? Israel Folau with sparklers would be better than watching Skyfire on Saturday night

Union

Which player would you choose? Brumbies v Waratahs

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies v Waratahs in a head-to-head Super Rugby grudge match. Which players would you pick on your team?

Mountain biking

Rebecca Henderson's first elite title could inspire successful tour

Chris Dutton Canberra's Rebecca Henderson hopes her first elite Australian title can provide the perfect boost for a whirlwind world tour.

Cricket

Big names return for NSW-WA Sheffield Shield showdown at Canberra's Manuka Oval

Sport: WA cricket team trains at Manuka Oval Sunday afternoon, Adam Vogues. 9th of March 2014. Canberra Times photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton Seven Test players, ODI star Adam Voges, a hat-trick of Canberra's cricket talent and a Sheffield Shield final up for grabs.

Locker Room

Nice guy Speight winning hearts

Chris Dutton Locker Room: Canberra sport - from grassroots to gossip.

Athletics

How Melissa Breen got her career back on track

Sport: Australian 100 metres and 200 metres runner Melissa Breen. 28th of February 2014, Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton When Athletics Australia cut her funding, Melissa Breen had the answers, writes Chris Dutton.

Ice Hockey

New ice hockey team bid

Chris Dutton The Canberra bid to have a team in the AIHL is determined to ''keep the buzz going'' this week.

Locker Room

Michelle Cosier on comeback trail for Canberra Capitals after second baby

Chris Dutton Locker Room: Michelle Cosier wants to make a WNBL comeback next season after giving birth to her second child.

Saturday Serve

Knights' woes all too familiar in capital

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Chris Dutton First they go bust and then the love starts to flow - just another dead sporting team in Canberra.

Basketball

NBA: Patty Mills has eyes on top prize for San Antonio Spurs

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Patty Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs calls a play during the second half against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2013 in New York City. The Spurs defeat the Knicks 120-89. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Chris Dutton Patty Mills puts contract negotiations on hold as he targets another championship series.

Cricket

Rogers brothers set for Futures League family clash

Chris Dutton Tom Rogers wants revenge against older brother John when the pair play each other for the first time in the Futures League.

Basketball

Canberra superstar Lauren Jackson says knee surgery will prolong her career

Chris Dutton Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson said her career could have been at risk had she tried to play on with a knee injury.

Canberra sport

Canberra Stadium revamp put on hold

Canberra stadium

Chris Dutton Canberra Stadium won't put more money into the venue until a call is made on the proposed $300m roofed stadium.

Baketball

WNBL: Canberra Capitals' MVP award tops tough year for Abby Bishop

Socials
(l-r) Carly Wilson, Isabelle Strunc, Abby Bishop and Sarah McAppion at the Canberra Capitals end of year dinner.
The Canberra Times
19 February 2014
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Newly-crowned Canberra Capitals MVP Abby Bishop says she is a ''package deal'' with niece Zala.

Golf

Canberra golfers Nikki and Chris Campbell to compete together in Victorian Open

gary schafer sport December 17, 2010. Canberra Times.  Pro golfers Nikki Campbell and her brother Chris practice on the green at Royal Canberra. SPECIAL 1

Chris Dutton Canberra golfing siblings Nikki and Chris Campbell will be out to make it a family double on Thursday.

Locker Room

20,000 reasons to tee up

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Chris Dutton Canberra sport covered - from grassroots to gossip.

Basketball

NBA: Patty Mills won't throw in towel on title dream

Patty Mills.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Patrick Mills says he wants to be taken seriously in the NBA and ''not just be someone waving a towel''.

Basketball

Opals star Lauren Jackson to miss four months with injury

Lauren Jackson.

Chris Dutton Australian Opals superstar Lauren Jackson will miss four months of basketball as she recovers from knee and Achilles tendon surgery.