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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Homophobia in sport
Ian Thorpe's tough decision highlighted by commentator Brian Taylor's homophobic slur, says ACT Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr
David Polkinghorne Brian Taylor's homophobic slur highlights why it is so tough for athletes like Ian Thorpe, says Andrew Barr.
David Polkinghorne The best path is sometimes the hardest, but Queanbeyan co-coach Kade Klemke is confident blooding juniors is the best option for the long-term future.
David Polkinghorne Carl Valeri is hoping to use new club Melbourne Victory as a springboard for a Socceroos return.
David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios doesn't need a high-profile coach, says John Alexander.
David Polkinghorne Michael Matthews looks to fellow Canberran Michael Rogers for inspiration for recovering from injury.
David Polkinghorne Canberra tennis ace Nick Kyrgios is unlikely to fall for racy lifestyle of some fellow Australian players.
David Polkinghorne The Australian Baseball League will hold an inaugural Australian draft next month.
David Polkinghorne Canberra cycling is experiencing a golden era and Ben Cook is the man charged with ensuring that success continues.
David Polkinghorne It was Coco Miss' breeding that caught Canberra trainer Matthew Dale's eye.
David Polkinghorne Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios is confident he will avoid the pitfalls that have seen Bernard Tomic's career go off the rails.
David Polkinghorne And falls straight into his family's arms.
David Polkinghorne Canberra's Alun Jones believes Nick Kyrgios could drag Bernard Tomic back up the ATP rankings with him.
David Polkinghorne Eastlake Football Club is mourning the death of club stalwart Ken Macdonald.
David Polkinghorne Canberra's Michael Matthews is struggling to come to terms with a crash that has left his Tour de France dream in tatters.
David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios' Wimbledon victory over Rafael Nadal will open the door for million-dollar contracts.
David Polkinghorne Australia's Nick Kyrgios is set to face the Canadian who sent him home from the French Open, Milos Raonic, in the quarter final of Wimbledon 2014.
David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios' mother Nill was almost hoarse after watching her son advance to the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Wednesday morning.
David Polkinghorne Australia's wonder boy Nick Kyrgios faces second seed Rafael Nadal in the fourth round at Wimbledon.
David Polkinghorne A trip home to the USA two months ago convinced Thom Carter that's where he needed to be - helping his mum Susan with her fight to beat breast cancer.
David Polkinghorne Laurie's Lover has confirmed the belief shown in him by Queanbeyan trainer Mike Petrovic and could go on to become Canberra's horse of the year in 2014.