Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson is the sports editor at The Canberra Times.

Nick Kyrgios can be a future Wimbledon champion: Todd Woodbridge

Chris Wilson Tennis doubles great Todd Woodbridge has tipped Canberra's Nick Kyrgios to do some damage at next week's French Open, but he's far more excited by the 20-year-old's prospects at Wimbledon and...

Coral Taylor rallies behind daughter Molly for National Capital Rally

Coral and Molly Taylor, mother and daughter who will compete in this weekend's National Capital Rally.

Chris Wilson Hall of Fame co-driver Coral Taylor says she's far more relaxed sitting in the passenger seat of a full-speed rally car than thinking about daughter Molly behind the wheel.

Running gives Canberra mother Kelly-Ann Varey wings

37-year-old mother of two Kelly-Ann Varey is the national 50km running champion after only taking up running three years ago.

Chris Wilson She's 36, a mum of two, and only started running three years ago, now there's no stopping Canberra's Kelly-Ann Varey.

Canberra teen Anthony Giorgi hoping to emulate Carl Valeri's Italian journey

Canberra's Anthony Giorgi, 18, will play Serie C in Italy this year.

Chris Wilson Canberra teenager Anthony Giorgi is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Carl Valeri when he leaves to play in Italy this year.

Belconnen United wary despite favourable FFA Cup draw

Chris Wilson Belconnen United requested a saloon passage to the ACT final of the FFA Cup, but coach Dean Ugrinic says his team will not be complacent against any opposition, despite a favourable draw for the...

NBA's Philadelphia 76ers recruit AIS sport scientist David Martin

David Martin, sport scientist at the AIS.

Chris Wilson He's been at the cutting edge of sport science at the AIS for 21 years, now David Martin is taking that knowledge to the NBA with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Canberra rep team calls on Raiders' experience for Country championships

Marc Herbert, Queanbeyan Blues, and Mick Picker, Goulburn, will be among six former raiders players in the Canberra Region Rugby League team.

Chris Wilson Canberra coach Simon Woolford gives his team a "massive chance" in this year's Country Championships, calling on the experience of six former Raiders NRL players in the squad.

ACT speedway has lights, now wants more action

VICTORY LAP: New Plymouth’s Sean Rice on his way to winning the New Zealand minisprint championship at the Palmerston North Speedway.

Chris Wilson National Capital Motorsports Club hopes new lights will be beacon to bring speedway action to Canberra.

Canberra's oldest soccer player David Richards still picking up pace

David Richards has been getting fitness help to carry on playing.

Chris Wilson Canberra's oldest soccer player David Richards has no intention of slowing down.

GWS Giants boss urges Canberra teams to avoid cannibalising in funding battle

Three's a crowd as Giants, Brumbies and Raiders go into battle

Chris Dutton and Chris Wilson ACT Brumbies chief executive Michael Jones says it's up to the Super Rugby club and the Canberra Raiders to prove they deserve a bigger slice of ACT government funding as they find a way to co-exist...

Jockey Kevin Sweeney, 61, rides into retirement

Time's up: Canberra jockey Kevin Sweeney is retiring after 46 years of riding.

Chris Wilson The oldest jockey in ACT-NSW turned up at Nowra on Tuesday to ride winners, but decided on the spot to ride off into retirement.

The day John Cope brushed shoulders with Richie Benaud

Canberra's John Cope, with the team photo of the 1961 Prime Minister's XI team and Richie Benaud.

Chris Wilson Canberra's John Cope had always kept a respectful distance from Richie Benaud, until the day they brushed shoulders.

Goulburn hockey debut gives coach Des White goosebumps

Crookwell's Hockeyroos, Kellie White and Emily Smith.

Chris Wilson Des White says coaching Goulburn in their inaugural Women's Capital League campaign is a dream.

Simon Woolford wants Canberra Cup teams to unite for shot at Country champs

Teams ready for the upcoming Canberra Raiders Cup.

Chris Wilson Former Raiders captain Simon Woolford is confident the Queanbeyan Blues have a good shot at defending their Canberra Raiders Cup title this year, but he also wants Canberra to have a genuine crack at...

A ride to span America and top Everest

Chris Wilson Locker Room: The best of Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

Canberra's Leanne Pompeani crosses sports like cyclist Michael Matthews

From left, Bryce Anderson, Leanne Pompeani and Emily Brichacek, who will compete in the world cross country championships in China.

Chris Wilson She only took up cross country midway through last year, now Canberra runner Leanne Pompeani is contemplating scholarships in the US worth $200,000.

Gemma Tinney aims to ride at Olympics with father Stuart

Gemma Tinney, daughter Olympic gold medallist Stuart Tinney.

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Chris Wilson She was three when her father won gold at the Sydney 2000 Games, but Gemma Tinney incredibly wants to ride at an Olympics with her dad before he retires.

Canberra boxer Ben Edwards wins Australian heavyweight title

Australia's new heavyweight boxing champion Ben Edwards.

Chris Wilson Canberra's Ben Edwards is Australia's new heavyweight boxing champion, but he says his father, Ray, is the real fighter.

Ireland say they won't back down against AB de Villiers

The Irish cricket team at training.

Chris Wilson They will need more than the luck of the Irish to take on a rampant AB De Villiers at Canberra's Manuka Oval on Tuesday.

Canberra boxer Ben Edwards has a real fight on his hands

Canberra boxer Ben Edwards.

Chris Wilson Canberra's Ben Edwards says he has a real fight on his hands, unlike footballers Sonny Bill Williams and Paul Gallen.