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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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

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

Former Minnesota Twin Aaron Thompson to join Canberra Cavalry a week early

Minnesota Twins closer Aaron Thompson couldn't wait to join the Canberra Cavalry.

David Polkinghorne Major League pitcher to join the Cavs after back-to-back losses to Brisbane.

Queanbeyan trainer Tony Sergi leaning towards running Diamond To Pegasus at Canberra

Tony Sergi says Diamond To Pegasus needs a run.

David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan trainer says Canonbury Stakes winner getting back to his best.

Saturday Serve: Turf war over pitch imperfect Canberra

Ange Postecoglou had another whinge about the Canberra Stadium surface.

David Polkinghorne Has it been a disastrous three weeks for Canberra's sporting ambitions?

Canberra Cavalry recruit Bryan Pounds was a 'phone call' away from the MLB

David Polkinghorne  Cavalry third-base has hit the ABL swinging.

Nick Olive hopes Cool In Black can follow Single Gaze to the Magic Millions

Canberra trainer Nick Olive hopes Cool In Black can emulate Single Gaze and get to the Magic Millions.

David Polkinghorne But two-year-old has to impress in Sydney first.

Canberra Cavalry star Jack Murphy adds switch hitting to ABL's most potent offence

Jack Murphy is back to lead the Canberra Cavalry charge.

David Polkinghorne The ABL's best offence gets even more offensive towards opposition pitchers.

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

Melissa Breen and Lauren Wells will run in the Queanbeyan Gift.

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.