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Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Jon Tuxworth A red-letter week for Canberra tennis just got a little better after Tennis ACT product Alex Nancarrow won her first professional singles title on Sunday night in Serbia.
Jon Tuxworth Ryan Turnbull was the unlikely hero for the Belconnen Magpies after his late goal helped topple Queanbeyan.
Jon Tuxworth Jono Miller praised the Gunners' character for overcoming the early ejection of Daniel Joyce in Saturday's win.
Jon Tuxworth After yet another ankle injury early last season, Tom Ruediger was done with football.
Jon Tuxworth Outgoing ACT sports minister Andrew Barr believes he can still attract big ticket sports events to the capital.
Jon Tuxworth He has lived the NRL high life but former Canberra Raiders forward Trevor Thurling says his new life helping neglected and abused children is far more rewarding.
Jon Tuxworth Basketball Australia has begun a wide-scale external review into the WNBL.
Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners pulled off their second last-gasp win in as many games on Saturday.
Jon Tuxworth Ex-Canberra professional Alun Jones says Nick Kyrgios has the weapons to pull off a massive upset against Rafael Nadal.
Jon Tuxworth Orange trainer Jeff Brasch praised apprentice jockey Jason Devrimol for a brilliant heads up ride that helped Ideal Position snap a two-year winless streak at Thoroughbred Park on Friday.
Jon Tuxworth Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw says the Football Federation Cup will give local players a rare chance to ''chase the dream'' and put themselves on the A-League radar.
Jon Tuxworth Dante Exum may be starring in shoe commercials and raking in millions in the NBA, but his former Lake Ginninderra College teammates view him as an ordinary teenager.
Jon Tuxworth NBA scouts have interrogated Dante Exum's Canberra-based coaches for any ''skeletons in the closet''.
Jon Tuxworth John Fitzgerald believes Nick Kyrgios has the game capable of one day giving Wimbledon ''a real shake''.
Jon Tuxworth Retiring Arawang skipper Kim Rice broke down in tears after finishing her career with a ''fairytale'' grand final win.
Jon Tuxworth When new West Belconnen coach Justin Giteau declared he was ''very confident'' they would make the finals after going winless last year, it was dismissed as a throwaway line.
Jon Tuxworth Tuggeranong's Michaley Phokos has claimed her side is the sentimental favourite as it looks to cause a boilover in Sunday's State League grand final against Arawang.
Jon Tuxworth For seven glorious minutes on Monday afternoon, basketball captured the imagination of Australia's sporting public like never before when Canberra's Patty Mills exploded on the sport's biggest stage.
Jon Tuxworth Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter says the playing group was ''pretty shocked'' by coach Ric Charlesworth's abrupt departure, but is confident Australia will still defend its Commonwealth Games...
Jon Tuxworth He's 16, 100kg and wants to become the first person to play NRL and compete at the Commonwealth Games in judo.