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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Win for CBR Brave even in 2-0 ice hockey defeat by Newcastle

Australian Ice Hockey League CBR Brave Vs Newcastle North Stars at Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

Jon Tuxworth The scoreboard may have said otherwise, but the CBR Brave won just by taking to the ice against Newcastle on Saturday night. 


Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells out to bury Delhi demons

Jon Tuxworth Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells has twice the motivation for redemption at Glasgow.


Augusta off golfer Brendan Jones' radar for injury comeback

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Brendan Jones isn't thinking of a return to Augusta just yet. 

Minor sports shack up together in new home

Sport: New Tuggeranong Sports Facility in Tuggeranong. Corena Sheridan of Chisholm representing ACT Boccia, Brideen Allen of Monash representing Badminton, Wen Ung representing Table Tennis, Tom Makin, 16 of Kambah representing Fencing, Jacob Briggs, 17 of Torrens representing Woden Valley Gymnastics, Zoe Law, 26 of Isabella Plains representing Floorball and Jamie Coleman representing Archery. 5th of April 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth They're minority sports sick of being kicked around - so now they've built their own home.It's one of Canberra sport's hidden gems, but plans are afoot to boost the profile of Tuggeranong...


Dalgleish basketball dynasty to continue at under-18 champs

Mel Dalgleish, centre, with his daughters Brianna, left, and Alana, right.

Jon Tuxworth The latest member off the Dalgleish family's production line is hoping to continue the dynasty.


NSW Swifts star Susan Pratley calls for annual Anzac Day netball clash

Swifts shooter Susan Pratley wants an annual Anzac Day fixture for the ANZ Championship.

Jon Tuxworth NSW Swifts star Susan Pratley has urged netball officials to join the football codes in making an Anzac Day match a permanent fixture on the ANZ Championship calendar.

Rugby League and Union

Canberra sports crowds inflated in the past, Sports Minister Andrew Barr claims


Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth ACT Sports Minister Andrew Barr says crowd figures to Canberra's football crowds have been inflated for the past two years, leading to lower numbers in 2014.

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Former Canberra Gunner Anthony Petrie makes NBL grand final series debut

Canberra's Anthony Petrie will play in his first NBL grand final.

Jon Tuxworth He's played at more clubs than Slim Dusty, watched three of them fold and came back from a serious Achilles injury in 2010. 


Potential Canberra team to spread NBL wings in regional centres


Jon Tuxworth The NBL has outlined an ambitious plan for a potential Canberra team to play multiple games in Goulburn, Queanbeyan and Wagga Wagga.

Matavesi keen for Canberra Cavalry return

Jon Tuxworth He's playing like the pressure has been lifted from his shoulders, but Weston Creek Indians hitter Josh Matavesi is determined to work on his fitness and revive his Canberra Cavalry career. 

Canberra athletes Emily Brichacek, Lauren Wells book Commonwealth Games berths

Jon Tuxworth Canberra runner Emily Brichacek treated herself to a feast of sushi, Mexican food and ice-cream after booking her ticket to the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. 

Luc Longley praises Canberra world cup hopeful

Jon Tuxworth She has already impressed Luc Longley, now Canberra Capitals youngster Carley Mijovic wants to prove she's ready for a world cup call-up. 

Belconnen edge out Tuggeranong with late double

Jon Tuxworth A late Dustin Wells double gave Belconnen United a winning start to their Capital Football Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win over Tuggeranong United at Hawker Football Centre in a rain-affected...


Sally Pearson too strong for Melissa Breen at Australian Athletics Championships

Too strong: Sally Pearson, right, powers home in the women's 100m final.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra sprinter Melissa Breen suffered her second straight defeat to Sally Pearson on Saturday.


Arawang end Canberra's unbeaten run

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Jon Tuxworth Arawang coach Kim Symons believes her side's State League netball title defence is back on track after a 45-35 win over the previously unbeaten Canberra on Friday. 


Nisbet family grieving after Nathan Berry's death

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Nisbet family is grieving the death of rising jockey Nathan Berry.


Netball: Canberra remains unbeaten after defeating Tuggeranong

Canberra Darters vs NSW Waratahs at AIS Arena. Darters' Rebecca Collis
Filed: Sunday, 4 August 2013 6:15:02 PM 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Jon Tuxworth Canberra maintained its unbeaten start to the State League Division One season with a hard-fought 52-43 win over Tuggeranong on Friday night.

Rugby League

Souths' Joe Picker ready to take on Raiders

Souths recruit and former Raider Joe Picker makes a tackle against Manly.

Jon Tuxworth When Joe Picker was training over summer, he was more or less resigned to playing bush footy at Goulburn with his brothers, and spending long days shearing on the family farm.


Dante Exum could be school's grade A superstar

Dante Exum starred for Lake Ginninderra College in the 2013  national schoolboys titles.

Jon Tuxworth Olympic gold medallists, Socceroos captains and tennis grand slam winners have walked its halls, but few could match the hype surrounding Lake Ginninderra College’s next superstar graduate,...

Gunners face tall order against Pioneers

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners face a tough task in their search for a breakthrough win when they host South East Australian Basketball League heavyweights Mt Gambier at Belconnen Basketball Stadium on...