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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
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...
David Polkinghorne Washout ruins one-day final.
David Polkinghorne Bone stress in Canberra young gun Nick Kyrgios' lower back has forced him to withdraw from two ATP tournaments, but coach Todd Larkham says the 19-year-old is desperate to be fit for Australia's...
David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan captain Sam Taylor is confident they can cover the impending loss of opening bowler Ed Barnard, despite the England under-19 representative giving them the upper hand against Ginninderra...
David Polkinghorne The ACT Meteors could get big bashed off the national women's Twenty20 landscape, but coach Andrew Dawson believes a Women's Big Bash League would help expand women's cricket in Canberra.
David Polkinghorne Canberra cyclist Beck Wiasak is so hopeful she will be part of Australia's world championship track team she has let her "Plan B" safety net slip.
David Polkinghorne Canberra's cricketers are disappointed they will not get to play their finals on Manuka Oval this summer, but hope it will benefit ACT cricket long-term through the impending arrival of the World Cup.
David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios' fiery temper became a hot topic during the Australian Open, but leading sports psychologist Jeff Bond believes ditching the antics rather than throwing his racquet could be the...
David Polkinghorne Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques owes Brett Lee a beer.
David Polkinghorne "Fire up Canberra" the big screens implored, the Big Bash circus is in town. And fire up it did.
David Polkinghorne Cavalry's manager says the Toronto Blue Jays prospect is ready to take the next step.