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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Adelaide Bite flog the Canberra Cavalry at the Fort

David Polkinghorne Canberra Cavalry will stay on top of the ABL ladder despite a big loss to Adelaide Bite.


Canberrans perfectly placed after Australian Open opening round

Matthew Millar finished at even par after round one of the Australian Open.

David Polkinghorne Ryan Ruffels also starts Aussie Open well.


Cabnerra Racing's Capital Cash brought in to anticipate Racing NSW prizemoney increases

Canberra Racing chief executive Peter Stubbs says they're already halfway there to matching proposed country NSW prizemoney increases.

David Polkinghorne Capital Cash meetings brought in to anticipate country NSW prizemoney increases.


Ex-Minnesota Twins reliever Aaron Thompson comes into Canberra Cavalry roster

David Polkinghorne Canberra recruit says the joke's on anyone who doesn't take the opportunity to do what he's doing.


Orica-GreenEDGE gun Michael Matthews wants to turn podiums into wins

Canberra cyclist Michael Matthews wants to turn his 2015 podiums into wins next year.

David Polkinghorne Canberra cycling star would love to win the race where he found it.

Nine inductees into ACT Sport Hall of Fame, including ex-Sydney Swan Craig Bolton

Inducted into the ACT Sport Hall of Fame are, front left, Craig Bolton, back from left, Geoff Larkham, Adam Jeffery,  Brian Franklin (representing Sue Geh), Errol Raiser (representing Sue Geh),  Lisa Llorens, John McIntyre, Michael Milton, Chris Nunn and Graham Carter.

David Polkinghorne Former Sydney Swan among nine ACT Sport Hall of Fame inductees.

Mark Webber wins world endurance championship with Porsche

Queanbeyan's Mark Webber  has won his first world championship.

David Polkinghorne  Queanbeyan racing car driver Mark Webber is on top of the world ... finally.

Canberra United beat Sydney FC in W-League clash

Canberra United defender Nicole Begg scored the match-winner against Sydney FC.

David Polkinghorne Thee Canberra United stars had perfect Sundays after Matildas call-ups and a win over Sydney FC.

Melbourne Aces upset Canberra Cavalry to split ABL series

Sport.  Canberra Cavalry Vs Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark.   Canberra Cavalry pitcher Colton Turner.   22 November 2015.  Canberra Times photos by Jeffrey Chan.

David Polkinghorne  Canberra has split its ABL series with the lowly Melbourne Aces after a big loss at home in game four.

Canberra Cavalry pitcher Steven Kent almost shuts out Melbourne Aces

Cavalry pitcher Stephen Kent nearly pitched a complete game shutout on Saturday against the Aces.

David Polkinghorne Steven Kent continued his dominant return for the Canberra Cavalry on Sunday night.

Nick Kyrgios winds back the clock to play for Canberra Velocity

SHANGHAI, CHINA - OCTOBER 14:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates a point against Kei Nishikori of Japan during their men's singles second round match on day 4 of Shanghai Rolex Masters at Qi Zhong Tennis Centre on October 14, 2015 in Shanghai, China.  (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne World No.30 Nick Kyrgios has returned to play in the Asia-Pacific Tennis League.

Aaron Sayers hoping to rejoin Canberra Cavalry charge next series, but could be longer

Cavalry infielder Aaron Sayers has been sidelined with gashes to his hand.

David Polkinghorne A former Melbourne Aces infielder has been a revelation in the nation's capital.

Nick Kyrgios will use John McEnroe's comments as 'inspiration'

Canberra young gun Nick Kyrgios says John McEnroe's comments are inspirational.

David Polkinghorne Canberra kids help world No.30 Nick Kyrgios rediscover his love for tennis.

Canberra Cavalry blow Melbourne Aces away to stay top of the ABL

Canberra Cavalry player River Stevens slides into third base.

David Polkinghorne Canberra outfielder's bat heats up against Melbourne Aces at the Fort.

Australian football

Bec Goddard gets development coaching role with SANFL club Woodville West Torrens

Plum job: Canberra's Bec Goddard will join SANFL club Woodville West Torrens as under-18s forwards coach.

David Polkinghorne Canberra coach makes move to SANFL Ranks.


ABL ladder leaders Canberra Cavalry make change to face Melbourne Aces

Canberra Cavalry closer Michael Click

David Polkinghorne  Plans warm welcome for former Minnesota Twin.

Canberra Cavalry return to top of ABL with win over Brisbane Bandits

Jack Murphy circles the bases after his two-run homer against Brisbane on Sunday.

David Polkinghorne Canberra has returned to the top of the ABL ladder in an offensive manner.

Miss Liffey makes it three in a row at Thoroughbred Park

Jockey Richard Bensley guides Miss Liffey to an easy win at Thoroughbred Park.

David Polkinghorne But Highway Handicap still looks on the cards for promising Canberra filly.

Tinkoff Saxo's Michael Rogers aiming for Rio Olympics selection before retiring

Canberra cyclist Michael Rogers will retire at the end of next year.

David Polkinghorne Veteran cyclist will retire at the end of 2016, with the Tour de France and Olympics his focus.

Paris attacks could 'kill' Tour de France and cycling: Michael Rogers

Canberra cyclist Michael Rogers says the Paris terrorist attacks cast doubts over the future of cycling.

David Polkinghorne Cyclists already concerned after German race called off earlier this year.