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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Melissa Breen and Lauren Wells says IAAF needs to send a strong message to drug cheats

David Polkinghorne Even if it means some clean athletes miss out on the Olympics.

Canberra Cavalry walk-off against Sydney Blue Sox in remarkable ABL rally

Sport. The Canberra Cavalry play the Sydney Blue Socks at Narrabundah. Cavalry batter, David Harris looks ecstatic as he reaches the home plate for a run.
November 7th 2015
The Canberra Times
Photograph by Graham Tidy.

David Polkinghorne Canberra comes back from big deficit to complete series win over Sydney Blue Sox. 

Austin Bautista wins 2015 Federal Amateur Open

Austin Bautista with the Federal Amateur Open trophy.

David Polkinghorne  Sydney-born San Franciscan tears up Federal fairways on Sunday.

Socceroos assistant Ante Milicic says World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan 'massive'

Socceroos assistant coach Ante Milicic says their match against Kyrgyzstan is

David Polkinghorne The Socceroos are looking to rebuild wounds of the past in Canberra this week.

Canberra Cavalry split ABL double-header with Sydney Blue Sox

David Polkinghorne Canberra Cavalry responded to a defeat with offensive rout against the Sydney Blue Sox on Saturday. 

ANU win low-scoring thriller against Ginninderra

David Polkinghorne Captain says they got caught out chasing a double bonus point.

Nicholas Watts shoots seven-under to lead Federal Amateur Open

David Polkinghorne Canberra 14-year-old has a crack at his second Federal Amateur Open.

Canberrans chasing Highland Fling

Canberra mountain biker Tristan Ward will give up the mud for lycra after the world champs.

David Polkinghorne Canberra mountain biker hoping to follow in Nathan Haas's footsteps.

Canberra's Kimberley Wells has sights set on Qatar worlds

Canberra's Kimberley Wells hopes to salute at next year's worlds.

David Polkinghorne Canberra cyclist's new team backing her for world champs bid.

Dylan Perry leads Federal Amateur Open after first round

Travis Smyth survived a Hong Kong typhoon on his way to the Federal Amateur Open.

David Polkinghorne The search for the next Jason Day has started at the Federal Amateur Open.

Saturday serve: Life's a beach for Olympic cricket

David Polkinghorne dinkus

David Polkinghorne Let the fun and games begin in selecting Olympic sports.

Canberra Cavalry recruit Boss Moanaroa was Newcastle's answer to Caroline Buchanan

Canberra Cavalry slugger Boss Moanaroa was a promising BMX rider.

David Polkinghorne Boss Moanaroa was one of the best junior BMX riders in the world when the Boston Red Sox came calling.


Record Federal Amateur Open due to Ryan Ruffels' absence

David Polkinghorne Some of world's best golfers have finished second before going on to bigger and better things.


Kansas City Royals' Paulo Orlando's link with the Canberra Cavalry

Canberra Cavalry pitcher Rafael Fernandes is mates with Kansas City Royals outfielder Paulo Orlando, who just won the World Series.

David Polkinghorne Canberra Cavalry pitcher played alongside World Series winning Kansas City Royals outfielder.

Michelle Payne's Melbourne Cup win a boost for other female jockeys

Canberra jockey Kayla Nisbet says Michelle Payne is an inspiration for other female hoops.

David Polkinghorne Canberra female jockeys say historic ride will change Australia's racing landscape.

Prince Of Penzance Melbourne Cup upset gives bookies rare win at Canberra

Bookmaker Roger Norton says it was a rare chance to make money at Thoroughbred Park on Melbourne Cup Day.

David Polkinghorne Big day for Canberra Racing and oncourse bookies with Melbourne Cup upset.


Canberra Cavalry too strong for Melbourne Aces in ABL

Canberra Cavalry Brian Grening on his way to pitching a nine-innings shutout against the Melbourne Aces.

David Polkinghorne  Cavalry continues charge in Melbourne, following pitcher's history making game.


Canberra pair's chance to win a wildcard for the Australian Open mixed doubles

Canberra's Alison Bai and James Frawley are hoping to win a wildcard for the Australian Open mixed doubles.

David Polkinghorne Alison Bai and James Frawley are a bit more than just weekend warriors.

Canberra Cavalry outfielder David Harris goes into Melbourne Aces ABL series firing

Canberra Cavalry outfielder David Harris has baseball in his blood.

David Polkinghorne Canberra Cavalry outfielder is destined to follow in his ancestors' footsteps.


Bryan Pounds' arrival strengthens Canberra Cavalry for ABL clash with Melbourne Aces

Getting stronger: Canberra Cavalry manager Michael Collins likes his team's depth.

David Polkinghorne Canberra manager Michael Collins says its a "big series" against Melbourne.