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Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

W-League needs to follow US into professionalism says Canberra United defender

Jon Tuxworth Canberra United stalwart Ellie Brush believes the Matildas can't realistically expect to contend for a World Cup unless the W-League emulates the professionalism of America's domestic...

Adam Rudgley keen to start professional career after World Duathlon Champs

Adam Rudgley in action.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Adam Rudgley hopes Saturday's World Duathlon Championships in Adelaide will kick-start his career. 

Rowing

Canberra rower Sarah Cook nominated for award as first female GPS coach

Jon Tuxworth Sarah Cook hopes the day comes when the fact she's the first-ever female rowing coach of a GPS school isn't a big deal. 

Abbey Wehrung saving up for less rainy days with Canberra Capitals

Abbey Wehrung in action for the Capitals.

Jon Tuxworth Capitals point guard Abbey Wehrung is the youngest player on the roster, but may already be one of the wisest. 

Basketball

Lauren Jackson return to court imminent as Canberra Capitals focus on Sydney

Sport
Round 1 of the WNBL Canberra Capitals V Dandenong Rangers at the AIS Arena.
Stephanie Talbot
The Canberra Times
Date: 10 October 2015
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth  Canberra Capitals star Lauren Jackson says she can "finally see light at the end of the tunnel" as she prepares for her return to court, possibly as early as next week.

Canberra Gunners coach Shawn McEachin to reapply for position

Gunners coach Shawn McEachin.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Gunners coach Shawn McEachin has been forced to reapply for his position after two years in the job.

Nick Kyrgios sets up Kei Nishikori showdown at Shanghai Masters

Nick Kyrgios flew the flag on a down day for Australia at the Japan Open.

Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios has set up a second-round showdown with Japan star Kei Nishikori at the Shanghai Masters.

Meg Lanning class too much for ACT Meteors in WNCL loss to Victoria.

Top class: Victoria's Meg Lanning scored a ton against the Meteors.

Jon Tuxworth A century from Southern Stars skipper Meg Lanning consigned ACT Meteors to a six-wicket loss to Victoria.

Jay Ford picks up ride on 'Canberra comet' Fell Swoop in Lightning Stakes

Fell Swoop in action.

Jon Tuxworth Jay Ford believes Fell Swoop has the ability to be the best Canberra racehorse since Takeover Target.

Morogiannis wins first ITF junior title at Canberra International

ACT's Dimitri Morogiannis won his first ITF junior title at the Canberra Junior International on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth ACT product Dimitri Morogiannis secured his breakthrough ITF junior title on Sunday.

Canberra Capitals gutted by WNBL loss, but plenty of positives

Canberra Capitals' Carly Wilson was disappointed by her side's fadeout against Dandenong.

Jon Tuxworth Co-captain Carly Wilson was gutted after the Capitals' second-half fadeout against Dandenong on Saturday.

Locker Room: Levier has need for speed on golf course

Jon Tuxworth Troy Levier started running between shots because he "got bored" while playing golf on his own.

WNBL: Second-half fade costs undermanned Canberra Capitals against Dandenong

Capitals' Abby Bishop.

Jon Tuxworth An undermanned and undersized Canberra Capitals' were overrun 80-72 by Dandenong Rangers on Saturday.

Curator rates permanent grasscourts best option for Canberra Davis Cup bid

Tennis Australia turf consultant Shayne Ried  checks out some grass.

Jon Tuxworth Grasscourt expert Shayne Ried believes the merits of building permanent grass courts would justify the cost as Tennis ACT ramps up its bid to host Davis Cup.

ACT Meteors succumb to Queensland Fire in WNCL

New Zealand international Lea Tahuhu impressed for the Meteors in their loss.

Jon Tuxworth The ACT Meteors fell to a 10-run loss to Queensland in their WNCL opener on Saturday.

Football's turn to emulate Canberra Capitals and make stand against homophobia

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Jon Tuxworth Which football team will have the courage to follow the Canberra Capitals' lead in wearing rainbow jerseys?

Canberra Capitals to fly equality flag with rainbow jerseys in WNBL

Lauren Jackson sporting the new jersey.

Jon Tuxworth "A lot of people say politics shouldn't be in sport". But the Canberra Capitals want Malcolm Turnbull to take notice.

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Canberra Capitals desperate to hold fort before big name cavalry returns

Jon Tuxworth At full health they have a roster capable of winning a title, but Canberra Capitals forward Abby Bishop said it's up to the undermanned squad to set up the season before the cavalry arrives. 

Lauren Jackson confident of playing soon for Canberra Capitals

Canberra Capitals co-captains Carly Wilson and Lauren Jackson at the University of Canberra basketball court.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals star Lauren Jackson is confident she will be on court early in the season and her body is "feeling the best it has in two years" after a positive prognosis on her injured knee.

Queanbeyan, Weston Creek win through to Twenty20 final

Weston Creek Molonglo cricketer Jono Dean wants to end a mixed year on a high.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan and Weston Creek will square off in the Konica Minolta Cup final after they won their respective pools by going through the preliminary games unbeaten on the weekend.