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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Locker Room

Prince William and Kate on the radar as Brumbies target Royal recruits

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Chris Dutton The Duke, a Duchess and a little Prince watching the Brumbies? It might seem crazy but it could happen.

Locker Room

The most powerful rugby club in Australia and their 79-year-old star

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Chris Dutton Canberra sport covered - from grassroots to gossip.

Rowing

Canberra rower Cara Grzeskowiak wins under-21 national title less than two years after starting the sport

Canberra's Luke Letcher won the  national title in the doubles sculls and took silver in the single sculls at the Australian rowing championships in Sydney.

Chris Dutton Canberra rower Cara Grzeskowiak clinched the Australian under-21s single scull title on Thursday.

Basketball

New Basketball ACT boss Tony Fraser aims to make sport No.1

Tony Fraser is a former chief of the Canberra Cavalry baseball team.

Chris Dutton Tony Fraser will back a bid to revive the Canberra Cannons in the NBL if it is financially viable.

Basketball

Tony Fraser new Basketball ACT chief executive

Tony Fraser is a former chief of the Canberra Cavalry baseball team.

Chris Dutton Basketball ACT has snared former Canberra Cavalry boss Tony Fraser as the sport's new chief executive and officials believe he can lift basketball to a new level of professionalism.

Basketball

Cal Bruton heads campaign as 'D-Day' for Canberra Cannons consortium bid looms

Jon Tuxworth and Chris Dutton NBL Hall of Famer Cal Bruton is working to revive the Canberra Cannons and his son, C.J., looms as a potential recruit for a new basketball team.

Rowing

Kim Crow to take on world's best

Olympic rower Kim Crow.

Chris Dutton Unbeaten world champion Kim Crow is on a mission to prove she can handle the pressure of being a superstar on the water, declaring she's "still trying to work out how fast I can go".

Locker Room

Locker Room: Steaks high in battle of nutrition between Nic White and David Shillington

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Chris Dutton Nic White won the fight but David Shillington won the war.

Equestrian

Yass rider Natalie Blundell just misses national prize

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Chris Dutton Yass rider Natalie Blundell almost pulled off a remarkable win at the National Capital Horse Trials on Sunday.

Union

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

Nic White fooled the Waratahs defence to score the opening try.

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

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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.