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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals' Carly Wilson reveals her pole dancing secret weapon

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals' Carly Wilson says her pre-season pole dancing routine can be the secret to success this year.

Locker Room

Locker Room: Raiders bloodlines, but rugby to the core

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Chris Dutton They come from 'royal' Canberra Raiders bloodlines, but Tom Evans and Jordan Fulivai will be leading the ACT at the Australian schoolboys rugby union championships in Sydney this week.

Tennis

Family is all nerves as Nick Kyrgios shoots for No.1

Nick Kyrgios' brother Christos and mother Nill are following every step of his progress.

Chris Dutton Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios has declared his goal to become the world's best player but his mum is too scared to watch and his brother is too nervous to eat before his third-round match at...

Athletics

Melissa Breen says 'time doesn't define me' as she aims for a Commonwealth Games medal

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Chris Dutton The fastest woman in Australian sprinting history, Melissa Breen, has set her sights on a Commonwealth Games medal, declaring she won't be shackled by the pressure to run another record-setting 100...

Basketball

Patty Mills and Dante Exum basketball's trump cards in recruitment battle with AFL

Patty Mills can help lure talent towards basketball.

Chris Dutton Australian Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis says Patrick Mills and Dante Exum are their weapons in the recruitment war with the AFL.

Cricket

Shane Warne and Michael Hussey in mix to lead Prime Minister's XI against England in January

Shane Warne is a chance to lead the Prime Minister's XI.

Chris Dutton The 'King of Spin' Shane Warne and 'Mr Cricket' Michael Hussey loom as the Prime Minister's XI's secret weapons in the bid to get a big crowd at Manuka Oval in Canberra's hectic sporting calendar.

Football

Cooma Tigers seal 4-0 win against Canberra Olympic as bloodied Jack Pettit stars

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Chris Dutton Goalkeeper Jack Pettit's first-half courage inspired Cooma Tigers to a 4-0 win on Sunday.

Hockey

Flanagan and Hockeyroos seek Commonwealth Games redemption

Anna Flanagan, back home in Canberra to celebrate her father Fred's birthday.

Chris Dutton Hockeyroos star Anna Flanagan says a Commonwealth Games gold medal will ease the pain of missing out on World Cup glory last week, but the Canberra defender insists the team will not be satisfied...

League

Laurie Daley reunites with Canberra Raiders legends to celebrate 1994 premiership win

Canberra Raiders great Laurie Daley and Michael Sebo of Monash at the Raiders 1994 grand final reunion dinner.

Chris Dutton Canberra Raiders legend put the NSW Origin win party on hold to turn back the clock with his Green Machine teammates.

Netball

Kim Symons and Arawang far from finished

Arawang Coach Kym Symons isn't ready to hend over the trophy to Tuggeranong'??s Coach Nicole Bowles just yet.

Chris Dutton Kim Symons isn't ready to hand over the ACT State League netball title yet.

Basketball

Patty Mills avoids contract hype to focus on NBA celebrations

Patrick Mills celebrates Spurs' NBA championship.

Chris Dutton Patrick Mills is avoiding the hype of multimillion-dollar offers to focus on basking in NBA championship glory.

Basketball

Patty Mills eyes mega-deal after NBA triumph

Patty Mills celebrates the NBA title win.

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.