Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth


Gunners coach Barnes steps down

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners are on the lookout for a new coach for next season after Cameron Barnes' resignation.


Lucky for Loy, punt pays off

Jon Tuxworth Apprentice jockey Brody Loy admitted he ''would have copped a spray'' after defying trainer Mick Miladinovic's instructions.


Understrength Caps to travel light

Carrie Graf.

Jon Tuxworth Capitals coach Carrie Graf has ruled out bringing in reinforcements to bolster her injury-hit side.


Bishop sorely needed for road trip


Jon Tuxworth Abby Bishop has vowed to overcome an ankle injury as the Capitals prepare for a horror road stretch.


Loren has her eye on Tokyo in 2020

Loren Slater.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra teenager Loren Slater has set her sights returning Australia to being an Olympic powerhouse.


Rangers down courageous Capitals

Tight: Canberra's Natalie Hurst spears between two Rangers.

Jon Tuxworth They lost the match, but the Canberra Capitals won plenty of admirers.


Depleted Capitals put up valiant fight

Sport: Canberra Capitals v Dandenong Rangers at AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Alex Bunton shoots under pressure from Dandenong player Brigitte Ardossi. 2nd of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals won plenty of admirers after almost pulling off one of the bravest victories in their history.


Pressure on young Capitals

Carly Wilson in action at the AIS Arena against the West Coast Waves
The Canberra Times
15 February 2013
Photo: Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals face the daunting task of upsetting Dandenong without their best defensive player.


Graf records to stand test of time

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames. Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game against the Sydney Flames at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf is closing in on Tom Maher’s long-standing wins record.


Mills makes most of chance to shine

SAN ANTONIO, TX - OCTOBER 30: Patty Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs collects a rebound in a game against the Memphis Grizzlies on October 30, 2013 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Darren Carroll/Getty Images/AFP

Jon Tuxworth Canberra product Patrick Mills took a big step towards a bigger role with San Antonio this season on Thursday.


Ardossi returns to capital riding high

SPORT -  Canberra Capitals take on Dandenong Rangers in the WNBL at the AIS Arena Bruce, Capital's Brigitte Ardossi gets stripped of the ball by Rangers Monica Wright. Canberra                                                                                                      19th January  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times

Jon Tuxworth Dandenong coach Mark Wright has backed Brigitte Ardossi to press for a starting role in his star-studded side.


Patrick Mills delivers in San Antonio Spurs' win over Memphis Grizzlies

Patty Mills.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra product Patrick Mills took a huge step toward proving he deserves a bigger role with San Antonio this season with a starring display in the Spurs 101-94 win in Memphis on Tuesday.


Capitals need grit for win, says skipper

Jess Bibby

Jon Tuxworth Capitals skipper Jess Bibby hopes last week's gritty win over Adelaide will provide her team with self-belief.


Honesty best policy for Capitals' revival

Sport.  Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals can credit a forthright honesty session for helping kick-start their WNBL campaign.


Solway keen to impress on return

Jon Tuxworth Dean Solway has returned from a stint in South Australia keen to convince himself he is good enough for state cricket.


Gutsy Canberra Capitals back on track

Sport.  Canberra Capitals players celebrate after their win over Adelaide at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Desire, desperation and determination. They were the key ingredients the Capitals used to revive their season.


Court time the aim for Caps' McAppion

Sport.  New Canberra Capitals recruits and former ACT junior players Tara Hay and Sarah McAppion ready to play after finishing University study in the US.  30 September 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Sarah McAppion is using the transition from star act to role player for the Capitals to redefine her game.


Lift your game off the field: Petrie

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07: Anthony Petrie of the Boomers drives to the basket against Zhu Fangyu of China during game one of the series between the Australian Boomers and China at the Perth Arena on June 7, 2013 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Adelaide 36ers forward Anthony Petrie says rumours of the NBL's demise are greatly exaggerated.


Canberra's 'baby bigs' given lesson by Spirit of experience

Capitals player Jessica Bibby in action.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf says ''baby bigs'' Alex Bunton and Carley Mijovic will emerge from their baptism of fire better players after the undersized hosts were brutally exposed by Bendigo...

Motor sport

Canberra motor sport set to soar

Colin Zarczynski during the cross country motor racing trials at the motor sport complex.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's motor sport community wants to revive its presence in the city and remove the stigma it is for ''bogans''.