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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Belconnen United extends competition lead with win over Monaro Panthers

Jon Tuxworth There was as many red cards as goals, but Belconnen has opened up a five point gap atop the Capital Football Premier League ladder after a stress-free 2-0 victory over Monaro Panthers at...

Royals rout Easts, but real John I Dent Cup test awaits

Royals player Siliva Siliva.

Jon Tuxworth They took care of business against the competition cellar dweller, now bring on the real test.

Arawang, Tuggeranong to clash in State League netball decider

Jon Tuxworth On paper the dynamics are a huge contrast. Arawang wants to be the first team to win three straight titles, while Tuggeranong is desperate to win a first trophy in nearly two decades.

Canberra golfer Brendan Jones withdraws with injury

Brendan Jones.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Brendan Jones is hopeful he will recover from a finger injury in time to play on the Japan Tour.

'Australian players are "we" players': AIS insists playing hard the Aussie way

AIS guard position players back-row from left to right:  Tyson Demos, Ben Louis, Christian Salecich, Shannon Seebohm, Matthew Dellavedova. Front-row from left to right: Kyle Armour, Patrick Mills, Jorden Page.

Jon Tuxworth The banners above the Australian Institute of Sport basketball courts sum it up perfectly.

Aussie Boomers coach urges NBA players to refuse to bow to reputations

Patty Mills won an NBA Championship ring last season with San Antonio.

Jon Tuxworth Australian Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis is adamant Patty Mills and Matthew Dellavedova can continue to co-exist in his starting line-up.

Woden Valley hold off West Belconnen to leap into Canberra Raiders Cup top four

Jon Tuxworth Woden Valley edges West Belconnen in scrappy Canberra Raiders Cup encounter.

Canberra athlete Zoe Buckman posts world champs qualifying time

Canberra distance runner Zoe Buckman.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra athlete Zoe Buckman has booked her place in her second world championships.

Canberra Gunners keep finals hopes alive with road win

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners finished off their Victorian double header on a strong note with a 71-63 SEABL win.

Matthew Dellavedova proves draft doubters wrong to be on brink of NBA glory

Jon Tuxworth  Adam Caporn bristles when the Cleveland Cavaliers guard is branded "dirty" by some American experts.

Canberra golfer Brendan Jones right in hunt for St Andrew's

Canberra golfer Brendan Jones.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Brendan Jones has remained right in contention for a British Open berth.

Gungahlin hammer Belconnen United to leap to Canberra Raiders Cup lead

Sport.  Team ready for the upcoming 2015 TTM Canberra Raiders Cup.  from left, Glen Baker Queanbeyan Kangaroos, Jordan Martin Woden Rams, Michael Brophy Tuggeranong Bushrangers, Mark Herbert Queanbeyan Blues, Simon McGuinness Goulburn Workers Bulldogs, Tim Sloman West Belconnen Warriors, Mitchell Shaw Belconnen United Scholars and James Ulrick Gungahlin Bulls.  9 April 2015.  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth The Gungahlin Bulls continue to prove they are the big improvers in this year's Canberra Raiders Cup.

Brendan Jones within striking distance of British Open berth

Brendan Jones is hoping to qualify for the British Open with a strong result in Japan this weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Brendan Jones is within striking distance of sealing a place in July's British Open.

WNBL rejects move to winter, introduces three-game grand final series

Bibby in action against Adelaide last season.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have endorsed the WNBL's decision to reject a call to move the league to winter.

Zoe Buckman primed for world titles qualifier at Diamond League meet

Zoe Buckman believes she can book her world titles spot in this weekend's Diamond League event in America.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra athlete Zoe Buckman is confident she can put her national titles disappointment behind her and qualify for August's world championships at this weekend's Prefonatine Classic in Eugene,...

South Canberra clinch final netball semi spot with win over Belconnen

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Jon Tuxworth A desperate defensive effort helped South Canberra break its finals drought in the State League netball competition, holding off Canberra 51-45 in the final round on Sunday to secure its spot in the...

Nunawading too good for Canberra outfits in SEABL


Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners have succumbed to a second straight South-East Australia Basketball Association loss, going down to Nunawading Spectres 104-87 at Belconnen on Saturday night.

Mum's the word for Western Bulldog Heather Anderson

Heather Anderson of the Bulldogs kicks the ball during the Women's AFL exhibition match between the Melbourne Demons and the Western Bulldogs at MCG.

Jon Tuxworth Belconnen Magpies player Heather Anderson caught the eye of commentators in a strong display for Western Bulldogs in their loss to Melbourne at the MCG on Sunday. 

Rowan Andrews comes out of retirement as Ainslie hold off Redland in NEAFL

Queanbeyan's Paul Williams and Eastlake's Thomas Logan contest for possession.

Jon Tuxworth Ainslie forwards Nick Salter and Josh Bennett warmed up for next week's North-East Australian Football League representative clash by contributing ten goals in a tense four-point win over...

Canberra overcomes North Coast to reach Country championships semi-final

Gungahlin's Chris Thorley deputised ably for Marc Herbert after he left the field injured for Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth  Canberra overcame injuries to former Raiders Marc Herbert and Joe Picker to advance to the semi-finals of the Country Championships with a 20-10 win over North Coast at Forster on Saturday.