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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

WNBL: University of Canberra to conduct review of Canberra Capitals

Jon Tuxworth University of Canberra will conduct a "full 360" review into the Canberra Capitals after their horror start to the WNBL season.


Sophie Broadhead keen to avenge last year's injury despair at Queanbeyan Gift

Sophie Broadhead easily won her heat at the Queanbeyan Gift.

Jon Tuxworth Sophie Broadhead showed she's ready for Queanbeyan Gift redemption with a scorching heat victory on Saturday. 


School of hard knocks has Matthew Millar primed for tilt at Australian Masters glory

Matthew Millar plays out of the bunker on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Matt Millar is on the verge of a dream win at the Australian Masters on Sunday.


Canberra Capitals' senior players call for team to show pride against Townsville

 Canberra Capitals player Jess Bibby says pride will be the focus against Townsville Fire

Jon Tuxworth  The Capitals' leadership group has challenged the squad to "show some pride" against Townsville on Sunday.

Matthew Millar says Adam Scott is 'catchable' at halfway mark of Australian Masters

Matthew Millar is in the chasing pack behind Adam Scott at the Australian Masters.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Matthew Millar is confident he can play the role of villain and chase down Adam Scott.

Twins Jack and Tom Newman ready to climb Queanbeyan Gift peak again

Jon Tuxworth They were born two minutes apart. The difference in their ability at 17 can be measured in hundredths of seconds.

Going back to basics key to ending Canberra Capitals slump: Renee Montgomery

Canberra Capitals forward Abby Bishop said the team is remaining positive.

Jon Tuxworth Renee Montgomery has urged the Capitals to focus on the "hustle plays" to end their eight-game losing streak.

Canberran Matthew Millar confident he can challenge at Australian Masters

Fine form: Matthew Millar at last week's NSW Open.

Jon Tuxworth They say life begins at 40, and so has Matthew Millar's second coming as a golfer, with the Canberran adamant he has the form to win a gold jacket this week.

Jared Tallent applauds Russia ban and insists they 'deserve' to miss Olympics

Jared Tallent of Australia celebrates after crossing the finish line to win silver in the men's 50km walk at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing this August.

Jon Tuxworth Jared Tallent insists Russia doesn't have enough time to sort out their doping issues, but he never contemplating quitting despite his growing frustration.

Mark Bourne reigns supreme again by winning fifth straight Eureka Climb

Mark Bourne won his fifth Eureka Climb in a row on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Mark Bourne continued his dominance of the Eureka Climb by claiming his fifth straight title on Sunday. 

Matt Millar shares NSW Open first place cheque but settles for second again

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Matt Millar has finished equal second in the NSW Open at Sydney's Stonecutters Ridge course. 

Bittersweet WNBL milestone for Jess Bibby as Capitals crash to another loss

Canberra Capitals' Jess Bibby in action on Saturday night.

Jon Tuxworth WNBL record-breaker Jess Bibby sat with mixed feelings after Saturday night's loss to Adelaide.


WNBL: Jess Bibby's big moment fails to snap Canberra Capitals out of slump

Canberra Capitals player Jess Bibby.

Jon Tuxworth Jess Bibby was honoured before her record-breaking 378th WNBL game but there was little else to cheer for the Canberra Capitals after their winless start to the season stretched to eight...

WNBL: $40,000 punt helped Jess Bibby save her basketball career

Jess Bibby in action against Adelaide Lightning.

Jon Tuxworth It's the $40,000 punt Jess Bibby didn't even have to think twice about. 

Lauren Jackson comeback closer but Caps season turnaround must start now: Talbot

Canberra Capitals forward Stephanie Talbot says their season turnaround must start now.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals forward Stephanie Talbot says they must start salvaging their WNBL season this week. 

Brad Haddin's words of wisdom to fore as ACT Comets bowlers dominate SA

Haddin shows his dismay at Manuka Oval.

Jon Tuxworth A few months ago the last place Brad Haddin would have expected to be was playing in a Futures League game at an empty Manuka Oval. 

Jess Bibby 'almost embarrassed' to break WNBL most games record

Jess Bibby with Lucille Bailie, whose record she will break for the most WNBL games on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth When Jess Bibby was a school kid being driven to her first WNBL practice, she was "petrified".

W-League: Melbourne City's win over Canberra United marred by Lisa De Vanna send-off

Nicole Begg of Canberra controls the ball.

Jon Tuxworth Lisa De Vanna was sent-off for elbowing Nicole Begg in the face in Sunday's 4-2 W-League win at Central Coast.

Ben Mitchell downs 'best mate' Luke Saville in Canberra International final

Men's Final at Lyneham between Benjamin Mitchell and Luke Saville.

Jon Tuxworth Ben Mitchell and Luke Saville have spent the past few days chewing the fat over the dinner table at the AIS.

Luke Saville eyes off Canberra International title and top 100 ranking

Luke Saville was dominant in a straight sets semi-final win over Robin Stanek at the Canberra International on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Two-time junior grand slam winner Luke Saville is confident he can launch an assault on the top 100.