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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
David Polkinghorne It should have been the perfect time to play a Queensland team - 10.30am in the middle of a frosty Canberra winter - but even the weather is going against Ainslie as their winless streak...
David Polkinghorne Former Socceroos captain Paul Wade says Carl Valeri is the "perfect fit" to take over the Melbourne Victory captaincy from departed skipper Mark Milligan.
David Polkinghorne The last time Australia held the women's Ashes, ACT Meteors quick Rene Farrell took a hat-trick to help take down England.
David Polkinghorne The gutsy Canberran doesn't want to let a crash ruin his Tour two years in a row.
David Polkinghorne Multiple Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Cole has overcome a double shoulder reconstruction that threatened to end her career to set two world records on the way to claiming a world title.
David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan's Brett Fruend believes his side can push Belconnen and Tuggeranong in the ACT first grade AFL comp.
David Polkinghorne Canberra golfer Brendan Jones has returned home to deal with family issues.
David Polkinghorne Volleyroos captain Shae Sloane couldn't believe what she was hearing when the tragic news of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh's death came through.
David Polkinghorne Moruya trainer Michael Gatty owes Chicka Pearson a beverage.
David Polkinghorne Mark Webber says Daniel Ricciardo is in a "tough situation" and just needs to "weather the storm" at Red Bull.
David Polkinghorne ACT flanker Sammy Maxwell says the lure of sevens at the Olympic Games is a "big motivator" to bring women and girls into the sport.
David Polkinghorne Canberra cycling sensation Michael Matthews has reportedly suffered a fractured rib from the horrendous Tour de France crash that forced six riders to abandon the famous race.
David Polkinghorne Mathew Hayman hopes the "silver lining" to missing a TDF spot will be a strong showing in next year's Spring Classics.
David Polkinghorne and Kate Aubusson Australian sporting icon Dawn Fraser has "unreservedly apologised" for her controversial comments about Australian tennis stars Nick Kyrgios.
David Polkinghorne Olympic champion defends her controversial comments on Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios.
Tuggeranong coach Nathan Costigan reflects on deaths of cousin Tara and Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh
David Polkinghorne All Nathan Costigan could think about during the minute's silence was his two-year-old son and how important it was for him to be a good father.
David Polkinghorne You could barely wipe the smile of Goulburn jockey Richard Bensley's face at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday.
David Polkinghorne Eastlake coach Ben Waite predicted his side would beat Ainslie this year. In the end, centimetres beat him.
David Polkinghorne Michael Rogers might be a three-time world champion, but he needs a "great leader" like Spaniard Alberto Contador to make the sacrifices worth while.
David Polkinghorne Canberra's Nathan Haas and Michael Matthews 'grew up together on the bikes'.