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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
David Polkinghorne With two female jockeys dying this week, Canberra apprentice jockey Carly Frater could be excused for cancelling her return to racing after a fall left her unconscious with a broken collarbone in...
David Polkinghorne Growing up in Canberra, Melbourne Victory defender Jason Geria idolised Socceroos star Carl Valeri.
David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan trainer Neville Layt is expecting Grand Proposal to come back in the autumn as a very good filly and thinks she could make at a tilt at the inaugural NSW Country Championships (1400...
David Polkinghorne Canberra Cavalry catcher Robbie Perkins has a chance to be part of sporting history after he was named in the Australian squad to contest the first-ever under-21 Baseball World Cup, which will be...
David Polkinghorne Socceroos legend Ned Zelic says Canberra deserves to have an A-League club and next year's Asian Cup was a chance to once again prove the ACT deserves to be represented in our...
David Polkinghorne Canberra Heat women's coach Nic Kaiser says his team can no longer use youth as an excuse and it's time for the team to deliver on the Australian Volleyball League stage.
Canberra Lakers to play off for wooden spoon, while Strikers flog Tassie in Australian Hockey League
David Polkinghorne Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter thinks his World Cup and Commonwealth Games form should keep him in the Australian squad for the Champions Trophy in India in December.
David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan trainer Joe Cleary is unsure of what he's most nervous about - Landlocked travelling to Sydney looking for a hat-trick of wins or good mate John Nisbet getting back into the saddle...
David Polkinghorne Canberra apprentice Kayla Nisbet is considering retiring as a jockey and is taking three months off competitive riding to consider her future in the sport.
David Polkinghorne Canberra Cavalry operations manager Tom Vincent says it will have one of the best starting pitcher rotations in the Australian Baseball League this season after bringing Tim Atherton back to his...
David Polkinghorne Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting and Sir Viv Richards are the names that come to mind when you think about the fastest World Cup century, but that honour goes to Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien.
David Polkinghorne It took doctors seven months to discover he had a cracked knee cap, but Canberra's Tim Eaton reclaimed the NSW-ACT Downhill Mountain Bike Series elite men's crown at Mount Stromlo on Sunday.
David Polkinghorne Rooming with multiple world champion Caroline Buchanan proved to be the catalyst for Jindabyne downhill mountain biker Tegan Molloy to claim her own world crown.
David Polkinghorne It was the crash that ruined Michael Matthews' 2014 Tour de France dream, but Aussie sprint king Robbie McEwen thinks it could result in the Canberra young gun having a massive 2015 including a...
David Polkinghorne Ireland coach, West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons, has grand plans for next year's Cricket World Cup
David Polkinghorne Australian Baseball League general manager Ben Foster says they always knew they were a breeding ground for the next Major League stars, but John Holdzkom's rapid rise from obscurity to play-offs...
David Polkinghorne But still wants to coach at a higher level.
David Polkinghorne That's Freedom is no Black Caviar, but legendary trainer Frank Cleary will push on towards the Queanbeyan Cup after his gutsy all-the-way victory in the benchmark 60 handicap (1460 metres) at the...
David Polkinghorne Canberra soccer identities say FIFA's decision to play women's World Cup on synthetic pitches is discriminatory.
David Polkinghorne Canberra coach says penalty against them harsh, but sloppy defending and poor finishing reason for loss.