David Polkinghorne Google+

David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cycling

Jess MacLean wins world championship silver in women's team time trial

Jessie MacLean.

David Polkinghorne Canberra cyclist Jessie MacLean wins silver as part of the Orica-AIS team time trial in Spain.

Golf

Canberra golfer Nikki Campbell finishes in top 10 at Tenerife Open

Canberra's Nikki Campbell.

David Polkinghorne Finishes strongly to grab equal fifth at the Tenerife Open.

Cricket

Coach Andrew Dawson happy with ACT Meteors' pre-season progress

Meteors captain Kris Britt.

David Polkinghorne ACT Meteors coach Andrew Dawson is confident captain Kris Britt is on track for a bumper Women's National Cricket League campaign.

Football

Striker Stephanie Ochs propels Canberra United past Adelaide United 1-0 in W-League clash

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Michelle Heyman of Canberra competes for the ball during the round two W-League match between Adelaide United and Canberra United at Adelaide Shores Football Centre on September 21, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Proves difference against Adelaide United.

Football

Canberra FC investigating alleged abuse of female referee's assistant

Capital football logo.

David Polkinghorne Canberra FC is investigating a series of incidents and wants those responsible punished.

Cycling

Canberra's Kimberley Wells put year from hell behind her with National Capital Tour stage win

cycling

David Polkinghorne Canberra sprinter puts lays to rest a year that had literally been a pain in the butt.

Locker Room

ARU chief Bill Pulver floats plan for retired rugby star Pat McCabe to become a referee

<i></i>

David Polkinghorne Will retired Wallaby Pat McCabe step into a new career as a rugby union referee?

Cycling

Avanti's Ben Dyball proves National Capital Tour's Honeysuckle climb no Mt Fuji

Riders competing in the National Capital Tour round the corner at the beginning of the down hill run at the Arboretum.

David Polkinghorne Having once been the fastest man to climb Japanese volcano Mt Fuji, the ascent to Honeysuckle campground was like a ride in the park for Avanti cyclist Ben Dyball.

Soccer

Cooma bows out in NPL quarter-final to Bonnyrigg White Eagles

cooma

David Polkinghorne Cooma technical director Hugo Jimenez thinks all Capital Football premier league clubs need to improve to become competitive in the National Premier League finals after it was they were flogged 6-1...

Soccer

Canberra United coach confident of improved W-League performance in Adelaide

united

David Polkinghorne Canberra United coach Liesbeth Migchelsen is confident they will avoid a repeat of last season's shock 2-0 defeat to Adelaide United.

Athletics

Australia's fastest woman Melissa Breen 'grateful' for funding upgrade birthday gift

Jon Tuxworth and David Polkinghorne It was a surprise birthday present, and Melissa Breen says she's "extremely grateful" for her funding upgrade.

Cycling

Canberra's Mitchell Lovelock-Fay, Allison Rice finish third in National Capital Tour time trial

Women's time trial winner Ellen Skerritt.

David Polkinghorne Mitchell Lovelock-Fay says National Road Series is a genuine stepping stone to the professional tour.

Cricket

ACT Comets' Vele Dukoski selected for NSW Country

ACT Comets all-rounder Vele Dukoski.

David Polkinghorne All ACT Comets gun all-rounder Vele Dukoski needs to do to find inspiration is to is look at his hands.

Cricket

Michael Bevan backs Canberra Big Bash team

ACT Comets player Matt Condon will benefit from Michael Bevan's expertise.

David Polkinghorne Michael Bevan says the nation's capital deserves a bigger role in Australian cricket.

ACT Meteors aiming for Big Bash League final double-header

Rene Farrell.

David Polkinghorne ACT Meteors coach Andrew Dawson has one goal in mind – playing in the women's Twenty20 final on Manuka Oval.

Football

Canberra backed as A-League venue after FFA Cup success

Homecoming: Melbourne Victory and Socceroos star Carl Valeri in action on Tuesday night.

David Polkinghorne Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri says Canberra has shown it should be home to the next A-League team.

Hockey

James Day, Naomi Evans claim Canberra's top hockey honours

David Polkinghorne and Chris Wilson Old Canberrans' James Day is the best-and-fairest men's hockey player, but not in the team of the year.

Cricket

SA Redbacks' Nick Winter hoping summer brings one-day debut

Ready: Canberra's Nick Winter.

David Polkinghorne Canberra fast bowler confident he can make his Sheffield Shield debut this summer.

Locker Room

Locker Room: Terry Campese skips awards, but gets a trolley trophy

<i></i>

David Polkinghorne Canberra sport covered, from gossip to grassroots.

Soccer

Belconnen claims stunning victory over Canberra FC on penalties

winners

David Polkinghorne A diving penalty save launched Ashley Collins' Belconnen United teammates into raptures, while Canberra FC captain Matt Grbesa was left in despair as his spot kick was turned away.