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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

St Patrick's keen to end finals drought after stunning Central

Jon Tuxworth St Patrick's goalkeeper Malcolm Beer has played Capital league one hockey for eight years for the club and has never played a final. 

Canberra Olympic wasteful in 1-1 draw with Monaro Panthers

Jon Tuxworth Frustrated Canberra Olympic coach Frank Cachia admitted his side had enough chances "to win six games".

Goulburn too strong for West Belconnen in Canberra Raiders Cup

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn too strong in 28-16 win over West Belconnen.

Final quarter comeback falls short for Canberra Gunners against Bendigo Braves

Ben Allen.

Jon Tuxworth A huge performance from NBL player Ben Allen couldn't prevent the Canberra Gunners from succumbing to Bendigo Braves 93-88 in their South-East Australian Basketball League clash at Belconnen on...

Woolford clan joins forces as Queanbeyan Blues hold off Roos in local derby

Former Canberra Raiders stars Simon Woolford and Brett White played with the Queanbeyan Blues on Saturday night.

Jon Tuxworth As far as the Woolford family is concerned, the apple hasn't fallen far from the tree. 

Ainslie coach refuses to blame key outs for NEAFL loss to Aspley

Ainslie player Sean Ellis.

Jon Tuxworth Ainslie coach Chris Rourke refused to blame the absence of key personnel after a horror loss to Aspley.

James Magnussen will be fit for world titles three-peat tilt, insists coach

Reports claiming James Magnussen is in doubt for the world titles are off the mark, his coach says.

Jon Tuxworth James Magnussen's coach Mitch Falvey insists he will be fit to defend his 100m freestyle world title in August.

Dawn Fraser 'appalled' by London fiasco, puts hand up as a mentor

Dawn Fraser mentoring the Australian swim tam at the AIS on Friday.

Jon Tuxworth National sporting legend Dawn Fraser wants to become a permanent mentor to the Australian swim team.

Queanbeyan Blues skipper ready for rep football, but local derby first on agenda

Marc Herbert and Mick Picker with the Canberra Raiders Cup before last year's grand final.

Jon Tuxworth In last year's Canberra Raiders Cup grand final Marc Herbert and Mick Picker were opposing five-eighths squaring off for the title. 

Grant Hackett doesn't have point to prove in unprecedented comeback

Grant Hackett in Canberra on Thursday.

Jon Tuxworth Dual Olympic champion Grant Hackett refuses to follow Ian Thorpe and Michael Phelps and make bold declarations on how far his unprecedented comeback will take him. 

Manly Sea Eagles premiership winger dusts off boots for Tuggeranong Bushrangers

Michael Robertson in action for the Tuggeranong Bushrangers.

Jon Tuxworth The last game winger Michael Robertson played in Australia, he kicked the final conversion in Manly's 2011 NRL grand final win over New Zealand Warriors. 

Canberra Gunners, Capitals bounce back against Sandringham

Stephanie Talbot dominated for the Canberra Capitals Academy in Sunday's win over Sandringham.

Jon Tuxworth A final quarter rally from the Canberra Gunners couldn't prevent them succumbing to a 91-83 road loss to Ballarat in the South-East Australian Basketball League on Saturday night.

Raiders stalwarts Brett White, Simon Woolford strap on boots for Queanbeyan Blues

Former Canberra Raiders stars Simon Woolford and Brett White played with the Queanbeyan Blues on Saturday night.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra Raiders stalwarts Brett White and Simon Woolford insist their cameos for Queanbeyan Blues are one-offs after they came out of retirement in Saturday's 30-6 win over West...

Gungahlin Bulls recruit Chris Thorley relishing wisdom from former Raiders

Chris Thorley takes on the West Belconnen defence in Gungahlin's round two Canberra Raiders Cup win.

Jon Tuxworth Former Belconnen United playmaker Chris Thorley say the prospect of being coached by Gungahlin's Canberra Raiders-stacked coaching staff proved too tempting to refuse. 

Queanbeyan Tigers stalwart comes out of retirement to boost Tigers cause

Queanbeyan exited the NEAFL at the end of last year after baulking at an AFL funding proposal.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Tigers stalwart Mark Armstrong is adamant a sole Canberra team in the North-East Australian Football League remains the best option going forward. 

Nick Kyrgios' mum Nill wants son to act like Roger Federer after beating him

Nick Kyrgios shakes hands at the net after his three-set victory against Roger Federer in Madrid.

Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios grew up watching Roger Federer. Now his mother wants the 20-year-old to act like him. 

Nick Kyrgios 'one out of the box' after toppling childhood idol Roger Federer

Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates his victory over Roger Federer.

Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios described toppling Roger Federer as the definitely the greatest win of his career.

Tennis ACT banks on Nick Kyrgios factor to lift Davis Cup bid

Time on Canberra's clay surfaces has enabled Nick Kyrgios to kick-start his European season.

Jon Tuxworth Tennis ACT is hopeful Nick Kyrgios' rapid rise will be the ace in its pack when it bids to host Davis Cup and Federation Cup ties early next year.

Tuggeranong defy recent form to keep FFA Cup dream alive

 Carl Valeri of the Melbourne Victory challenges for the ball.

Jon Tuxworth Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw believes the FFA Cup is now nearly as coveted as winning the National Premier League grand final after defying their poor recent form with a 5-2 win...

Canberra Capitals sign Australian Opal Kathleen MacLeod

Kathleen Macleod in action for Dandenong last year.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals continue rebuild for next season by signing Dandenong Rangers point guard Kathleen MacLeod.