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Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Jon Tuxworth Veteran Canberra jockey Kevin Sweeney believes the days when a local horse is a strong hope in the Black Opal Stakes are "just about gone" as top Sydney and Melbourne jockeys target it as a Golden...
Jon Tuxworth Add the age of teenage Weston Creek Molonglo teammates Mac Wright and Joe Slater, and Cade Brown still has six years on them.
Jon Tuxworth Ireland batsman Ed Joyce has criticised plans to reduce the number of World Cup teams from 14 to ten, declaring he "fears for the future of Irish cricket" if the proposal goes ahead.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra rider Natalie Blundell will launch her quest to find a horse good enough to propel her to the 2020 Olympics.
Jon Tuxworth Basketball ACT has been forced to put a multi million dollar upgrade of its Belconnen precinct on hold, but president David Leaney says it hasn't been scrapped as their courts struggle to cope with...
Jon Tuxworth A extraordinary late surge from Ryan Fox has denied Canberra's Matt Millar his first career four-round tournament win at the Queensland PGA Championship at Toowoomba's City Golf Club.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop is the latest WNBL star to be snapped up by a WNBA team.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Matt Millar is within striking distance of his first title at a four-round tournament after surging to the equal lead of the Queensland PGA Championship at Toowoomba's City Golf Club.
Jon Tuxworth Not many 15-year-olds open the batting in Canberra cricket's first grade competition.
Jon Tuxworth Damien Oliver's desire to ride Single Gaze in next month's Black Opal Stakes has been thwarted.
Jon Tuxworth ACT Meteors coach Andrew Dawson has implored powerbrokers to avoid novelty factors to promote the Women's Big Bash League, adamant that the players should be trusted to "sell the message".
Jon Tuxworth Canberra sprint queen Melissa Breen has applauded the decision to substantially increase Stawell Gift prizemoney to bring it on par with the men, adamant that female athletes "are entitled to...
Jon Tuxworth She'd gladly swap it for a finals berth, but Canberra Capitals youngster Steph Talbot capped a bittersweet week by being named WNBL player of the week after a stellar final-round display against...
Jon Tuxworth His country is war-torn, he grew up in a refugee camp and his father was kidnapped two years ago.
Jon Tuxworth Cricket World Cup organisers have released an additional 500 tickets for Wednesday's Afghanistan-Bangladesh clash at Manuka Oval, which is tipped to be a sellout.
Jon Tuxworth Mashrafe Mortaza grins with pride when he remembers Bangladesh's stunning upset of Australia a decade ago.
Jon Tuxworth Their boilover wins over Australia and England are part of Bangladesh cricket folklore but allrounder Mohammad Mahmudullah believes his side is ready to shed its 'minnows' tag, adamant "we can beat...
Jon Tuxworth A long way from riding for champion trainer David Hayes, it was a low-key meeting at Braidwood on Saturday where Canberra jockey Kayla Nisbet rediscovered her competitive hunger.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals veteran Carly Wilson admitted the team fell victim to a mental let-down in Friday's upset 79-71 home loss to Adelaide Lightning which threatens to cripple their season.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf insisted they didn't take struggling Adelaide lightly after Lauren Jackson was sidelined for the boilover home loss, adamant her knee wasn't fit to play.