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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Matthew Dale aiming Fell Swoop for the Concorde Stakes

David Polkinghorne Can Matthew Dale get a double of back-to-back Sydney wins?

Saturday Serve: Pick an XI worthy of a prime minister

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David Polkinghorne Did I miss the media release? When did the Prime Minister's XI become a retirement home for cricketers?

AIS helping give Canberra javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Roberts a secret weapon for Rio Olympics

Canberra javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Roberts has a secret weapon on her road to Rio.

David Polkinghorne What is Canberra javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Roberts' secret weapon?


CBR Women's Cycling Team to make debut at Tour of the King Valley

Alex Nicholls, Laura Darlington, Iona Halliday and Belinda Chamberlain will ride for the new CBR Women's Cycling team.

David Polkinghorne CBR Women's Cycling wants to use Canberra's raft of international stars to help bring through the next generation of female cyclists.


Mike Hussey and James Sutherland hit out at criticism of Michael Clarke

David Polkinghorne Is there enough depth in the Sheffield Shield to cover all the retirements?


Prime Minister's XI captain Mike Hussey to take pink ball against New Zealand

Prime Minister's XI captain Mike Hussey wants some Aussie Test players in his team.

David Polkinghorne The man known as Mr Cricket has called for the Australian selector's to use the Prime Minister's XI game as a test run for the pink ball ahead of the Test series against New Zealand.

Canberra's Jordan Kaufline follows Jarryd Hayne to USA

Canberra's Jordan Kaufline.

David Polkinghorne The Hayne Plane has landed in the NFL, but Canberra's Jordan Kaufline is about to take off and begin his American football career at US college.

Belconnen United victory caps off Canberra premier league turnaruond

Monaro player Marco Gayer.

David Polkinghorne  Belconnen United has turned things around.

Ainslie coach calls for only one Canberra NEAFL team

David Polkinghorne  Ainslie coach Chris Rourke says Canberra only has enough talent for one NEAFL team.

Alopecia foundation backs Nick Kyrgios' brother

Controversial comments: Christos Kyrgios has found himself in hot water.

David Polkinghorne Australia's alopecia foundation says Christos Kyrgios has saved lives.

Stanislas Wawrinka allegedly 'put his hands on' Nick Kyrgios in Montreal change room

Controversial comments: Christos Kyrgios.

David Polkinghorne Christos Kyrgios says if he saw Wawrinka 'put his hands on' his brother 'I dare say he probably would have been withdrawing from the next couple of tournaments.'

Nick Kyrgios sledge of Stan Wawrinka due to previous bad blood, says Nill Kyrgios

MONTREAL, ON - AUGUST 12:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia hits a return against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during day three of the Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium on August 12, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios' mum, Nill, admits it was "not a nice thing" her son said to opponent Stanislas Wawrinka, but she felt there was previous bad blood between the two that led to the comments.

More Beautiful and Beau Tirage back at Canberra

Canberra trainer Matthew Dale.

David Polkinghorne How with Matthew Dale and Keith Dryden's beauties fare at Canberra?

Canberra Cavalry make only selections in second ABL draft


David Polkinghorne Who did the Cavs add to their 2015-16 roster?

Canberra Cavalry look to strengthen Aussie stocks in ABL draft

The art of asking: Everyone needs a good pitch.

David Polkinghorne Plus new signings and who they're targeting in the ABL draft.

Opals star Lauren Jackson has Rio Olympics in her sights

Comeback trail: Lauren Jackson is desperate to win Olympic gold.

David Polkinghorne Can the Opals superstar get the one missing accolade?

Kofi Danning misses with Newcastle Jets, but hopes for FFA Cup springboard

Former Canberra junior Kofi Danning.

David Polkinghorne Can the Ghana-born Canberran re-ignite his career?

Gungahlin United hoping to upset Sydney Olympic's FFA Cup campaign

Gungahlin United's Shane Murray at Gungahlin Oval ahead of their match against Sydney Olympic in the FFA Cup.

David Polkinghorne Could the FFA Cup lay the foundations for Canberra A-League team?

Tuggeranong United appoints Woden Weston coach Miro Trninic

Robbie Deeley of Canberra FC in action.

David Polkinghorne The finals race has tightened up in the ACT National Premier League.

Royals knock out Queanbeyan Whites to face Tuggeranong Vikings in John I Dent Cup final

Royals player Ben Johnston.

David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan coach Adam Fahey says Royals have a "point of difference" and can end the Tuggeranong Viking's John I Dent Cup reign.