David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Athletics

Following in Cliffy's many, many footsteps

27 September 2012. Sport. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. Paralympian Michael Milton is training ahead of the World Triathlon Championships in New Zealand. 


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David Polkinghorne Michael Milton wants to beat the Guinness world record of six hours 42 minutes for a marathon on crutches.

Baseball

Ex-Cavs go from rags to riches

ST. LOUIS, MO - JUNE 6: Didi Gregorius #1 of the Arizona Diamondbacks turns a double play against the St. Louis Cardinals in the second inning at Busch Stadium on June 6, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.   Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images/AFP

David Polkinghorne, Chris Wilson Former Canberra Cavalry star Didi Gregorius is set to return to Australia as a Major League Baseball superstar.

Motor sport

Speed demon falls just short of sixth title

Sport. ACT & NSW Motor Racing Board 2013 Championships at ACT Speedway.  Kevin Sherwood gets his car ready to race in the Super Production final.  9 June 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

David Polkinghorne Canberra's speedway roared to life for the state championships on Sunday.

Bowls

Mason leads ACT to Brisbane

Biased Banter

David Polkinghorne For the past seven years, bowls has been a ''brilliant tonic'' for John Mason.

Cycling

Rogers' decision to leave Team Sky purely financial

LIMOGES, FRANCE - JULY 13:  Lance Armstrong (R) of USA and team Astana chats with Michael Rogers of Australia and Team Colombia - HTC during a training session on the first rest day of the 2009 Tour de France on July 13, 2009 in Limoges, France.  (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Canberra cyclist Michael Rogers says his reason for leaving Team Sky was purely financial.

Racing

Rose blooms for record

Sport.  Brendan Ward on Rose of Falvelon wins the Benchmark 65 handicap at Thoroughbred Park and also broke the track record.  7 June 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

David Polkinghorne Nick Olive breathed a sigh of relief when he saw Rose Of Falvelon's winning time at Thoroughbred Park on Friday.

Soccer

Patafta’s return could run longer

SPORT: .back l-r . Former Canberra pro soccer players, Shaun Ontong and Kaz Patafta have set up a soccer school to find Canberra's next big player. Josh Parisi, 17 of Kaleen a young hopeful shows his technique. 19th March 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

David Polkinghorne Kaz Patafta hopes playing against Malaysia can help relaunch his professional career.

Racing

Astronomer turns star

David Polkinghorne Astronomer put his controversial past behind him with his second straight win at Queanbeyan on Friday.

Tennis

Nick's win no fluke: Woodbridge

David Polkinghorne Kyrgios' French Open heroics put him on verge of the Davis Cup team, says Todd Woodbridge.

Lawn Bowls

Howie's absence means new champ

David Polkinghorne Reigning champion Andrew Howie will not defend his ACT men's singles title this weekend.

Swimming

Leadership the key to making waves

Bill Sweetenham

David Polkinghorne Former Australian head coach said disastrous London Olympics campaign was a ''long time coming''.

Soccer

Canberra FC has plenty to sing about

David Polkinghorne Wonder-strike seals derby victory for Canberra FC over Canberra Olympic.

Tennis

Kyrgios ready, willing and stable

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a backhand in his junior boys' final match against Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia during the 2013 Australian Open Junior Championships at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Todd Larkham says Nick Kyrgios is at least a top-100 prospect as youngster makes French Open debut.

Racing

Win boosts Black Opal

Channel Seven Brisbane racing carnival. The Carlton Mid Doomben 10 000, Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane, QLD, May 25, 2013. Kerrin McEvoy riding on Epaulette wins during race 8, the Carlton Mid Doomben 10 000.
Photo: Tertius Pickard.

David Polkinghorne There's a rising chorus for Canberra's Black Opal Stakes to be elevated to group 3 status.

Hockey

Bone primed to step up for Hockeyroos

Edwina Bone Hockeyroos

David Polkinghorne Edwina Bone feels she was too ''timid'' in her Hockeyroos debut - something she is keen to rectify in London.

Football

Vidmar hints at finals future for AIS

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David Polkinghorne Tony Vidmar wants his youth team's relationship with the Canberra National Premier League to continue.

Tennis

Court stars of the future

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios will make his grand slam debut at the French Open this weekend, but fellow Canberran Annerly Poulos is out to beat him.

Saturday Serve

Show them the money

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David Polkinghorne It was one small step for womankind, but female sport still won't be jumping over the moon for joy.

Racing

Miss Ta Ta eyes city

Sport,   Michael Travers on Miss Ta Ta gets out ahead of the field to win the Benchmark 65 Handicap at Thoroughbred Park.  24 May 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

David Polkinghorne Goulburn trainer Mark Gee is set to make his city debut after Miss Ta Ta made it back-to-back wins.

Racing

Fill The Page must fire or retire: Jones

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News:?Track work in the leadup to Black Opal Stakes Day, Breakfast with the Stars. Horse 'Fill the Page' with jockey Ruhal Talukdar. 5th of March 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

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David Polkinghorne Canberra Cup winner Fill The Page has three more runs to prove she still wants to race or she'll be put up for sale as a broodmare.