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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
World's best all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to kick-start Bangladesh's Cricket World Cup campaign at Manuka
David Polkinghorne The world's best all-rounder, a batting average second only to the great Sir Donald Bradman and the fastest scorers in the first five overs in one-day internationals.
David Polkinghorne One three-pointer was all that separated the Canberra Capitals from the WNBL finals after the Sydney Flames beat the Townsville Fire 82-80 in Sydney on Saturday night.
David Polkinghorne Javed Ahmadi is Afghanistan's answer to "The Big Show" and Aussie fast-bowling great Geoff Lawson thinks he's one of the 10 players to watch at the Cricket World Cup.
David Polkinghorne The waiting game is on for the Canberra Capitals after they kept their season alive on Friday.
David Polkinghorne Caps must beat Bendigo and then hope other results go their way.
David Polkinghorne Canberra duo set to make world champs debut together.
David Polkinghorne Aussie race-walking star Jared Tallent is confident of getting an Olympic Games medal upgrade from silver to gold - he just doesn't know how long it will take.
David Polkinghorne Cricket World Cup organisers are hoping excitement machines AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle will help Canberra deliver three capacity crowds at Manuka Oval as cricket's showpiece looks to build...
David Polkinghorne Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Jess Trengove has a long, twisting path mapped out to the Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro next year, but she almost got lost trying to complete the first step at...
David Polkinghorne Former world champion sprinter Melinda Gainsford-Taylor believes the growing rivalry between golden girl Sally Pearson and Australian 100-metre record holder Mel Breen will not only push the pair to...
David Polkinghorne Want a ticket to the world championships? Then come to Canberra.
David Polkinghorne It's unanimous. The Canberra Track Classic should be a permanent fixture on Athletics Australia's summer calendar and Olympic Games champion Sally Pearson has backed it to host the nationals –...
David Polkinghorne Golden girl Sally Pearson says the fear of losing drives her and that fear is starting to manifest itself in the shape of her new shadow and Australian record holder Mel Breen.
David Polkinghorne And he's backed Canberra to host the nationals, on one proviso.
David Polkinghorne Coach Matthew Beckenham says Canberra sprint queen Melissa Breen has the perfect chance to start silencing doubts she can compete against the world's best when she takes on Australian golden girl...
David Polkinghorne Thorsborne co-owner Kevin Willis says as a Canberran he would be thrilled to have a runner in the $275,000 Black Opal Stakes (1200 metres) next month.
David Polkinghorne Australian golden girl Sally Pearson's sole focus is reclaiming the world championship crown she lost two years ago and this summer's racing is just to "tick the legs over".
David Polkinghorne Wally Masur had his first tennis lesson at Lyneham as an eight-year-old, and now he wants to lead the Australian Davis Cup team in a tie at the redeveloped Canberra Tennis Centre there -- although...
David Polkinghorne As ACT Sports Minister Shane Rattenbury handed out $2.6 million to community sport, he also took the opportunity to label Canberra bashers such as WA Premier Colin Barnett as "jealous" of the ACT's...
Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Kelsey-Lee Roberts calls for Canberra Track Classic to become permanent fixture
David Polkinghorne Even Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Kelsey-Lee Roberts is excited about Australia's golden girl Sally Pearson and her showdown with Aussie record-holder Melissa Breen on Saturday and she...