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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Nick Kyrgios' mother calls for patience as tennis star matures in public eye

Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios' mother believes her son would be "upset a lot" by stinging criticism of his on-court antics, but asked for patience as he learns the fine line between passion and...

Son of Canberra Raiders gun scores four tries in Woden Valley win

Jordan Martin scored four tries on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth His father is a Raiders premiership hero but Woden Valley No.1 Jordan Martin hopes to use a reality show to follow in his footsteps.

Canberra SEABL teams return from road trips winless

Jon Tuxworth Both Canberra South-East Australian basketball teams returned from trips south empty-handed on the weekend.

Wanganeen set for E.J Whitten legends game - but not who you'd think

Tuggeranong Hawks legend Gerrit Wanganeen will play in the EJ Whitten AFL Legends match in Melbourne.

Jon Tuxworth When the E.J Whitten legends game put a call out to the public to dominate a local football hero the Tuggeranong Hawks did not have to think twice before nominating long time servant of the club...

John Papalii pledges to turn over new leaf in return to football with West Belco

Jon Tuxworth West Belconnen coach Justin Giteau believes the relief of avoiding jail will be the wake-up call John Papalii needed.

Mark Bosnich says Matildas capable of going 'all the way' at Women's World Cup

Former Socceroo Mark Bosnich believes the Matildas can go all the way at the World Cup.

Jon Tuxworth They've already created history by making the quarter-finals, but former Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Bosnich believes the Matildas have the potential to "go all the way" and win the Women's World Cup.

David Howell suffers knee injury in Gungahlin's Canberra Raiders Cup loss

Gungahlin centre David Howell suffered a knee injury in the Bulls' loss to Goulburn on Tuesday night.

Jon Tuxworth Gungahlin Bulls co-coach Lincoln Withers said Tuesday's 36-14 loss to Goulburn was a timely reminder to "maintain their standards" against the competition's best.

Darcy Malone keen to use 'Ben Simmons-mania' to press claim at Louisiana

Jon Tuxworth Darcy Malone knew Dante Exum and Ben Simmons before they were cool.

Third-quarter fade-out thwarts Canberra Darters' hopes of upsetting Victoria

Canberra Darters' Simone Nalder and Victoria Fury's Emily Mannix vie for possession.

Jon Tuxworth Victoria Fury shooter Emma Ryde thwarted the Canberra Darters' hopes of pulling off an upset on Sunday.

It's Miller time for Queanbeyan as Roos hold off Woden Valley

Kangaroos' Jack Miller reaches for the tryline.

Jon Tuxworth It's a journey which has taken him from Huddersfield to Queanbeyan, from the English Super League to the Canberra Raiders Cup. 

Canberra Gunners, Capitals Academy on opposite ends of one-point thrillers

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners' frustrating run of close losses has continued 

Takeover Target took everyone along for an incredible ride

Joe Janiak with his champion sprinter Takeover Target.

Kyle Mackey-Laws, Jon Tuxworth Joe Cleary remembers the day it all changed for a simple trainer and his simple horse.

Lydia Williams and Matildas prove people wrong, now for Brazil

Sport
Canberra United players (right) Ashleigh Sykes and (left) Lydia Williams are part of the Matildas World Cup squad.

Jon Tuxworth Many experts predicted the Matildas would miss the World Cup final 16. But Lydia Williams knows she wasn't meant to make the plan for Canada at all. 

Canberra out to end 16-year country championship drought against Illawarra

Former NRL player Trevor Thurling has been drafted into Canberra's country championship final team.

Jon Tuxworth Trevor Thurling has defended the domination of the Canberra representative team by two clubs.

Locker Room: Canberra team victim of fowl play

Jon Tuxworth dinkus

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra regional representative team's quest for the Country Rugby League Championships title suffered a hiccup when a poultry show forced them to stay at Bathurst the night before Saturday's...

Stephanie Talbot, Alex Bunton chosen in World Uni Games basketball team

Stephanie Talbot has been named in Australia's World Uni Games basketball squad.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals forward Stephanie Talbot has been rewarded for her breakout season in the WNBL.

Hockey

Andrew Deane, Mark Stafford to coach Canberra's Australian Hockey League sides

Jon Tuxworth Hockey ACT has announced its head coaches for this year's Australian Hockey League campaign.

Golf

Brendan Jones 'playing like rubbish', but confident majors aren't behind him

Brendan Jones is hopeful of a strong finish to the year in Japan. 
The Canberra Times  
Date:  16 October 2014
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Brendan Jones doesn't mince his words. His game has been "rubbish" this year. 

Aussies athletes aren't dirty, we just like to get our hands dirty

Jon Tuxworth The "Dellymania" which has swept the nation has raised the age-old question: are Australian sportspeople dirty, or do they simply like to get their hands dirty?

Bacueti sets his sights on World University Games gold

Canberra Gymnast James Bacueti has been selected in the Uniroos team to compete at the World University Games in Korea later this year.

Jon Tuxworth James Bacueti wants to use the World University Games in Korea later this year as a springboard to greater honours.