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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals fall late against Bendigo Spirit in WNBL

Sport.  WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Bendigo Spirit at AIS Arena.  Capitals player Nicole Hunt and Bendigo player Kelly Wilson.   3 January 2014. Canberra Times photograph by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Not even a three-point masterclass from Nicole Hunt could help Canberra upset Bendigo in the WNBL.

Golf

Brendan Jones anxious about future after injury layoff

Canberra golfer Brendan Jones will consider retirement if his injured wrist doesn't improve.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer concedes he will consider retiring if he cannot recover fully from a serious wrist injury.

Basketball

WNBL: Alex Bunton back for Canberra Capitals

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.   Canberra Capitals player Alex Bunton lines up to take a free throw during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Alex Bunton will delay a decision on whether to recommit to the Canberra Capitals until the end of the season.

Winter Olympics

Canberra families on Sochi alert after bombs

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Families of local athletes with Winter Olympics medal hopes admit they are concerned by terrorist bombings in Russia.

Cycling

Tour Down Under cycling: Drapac's Tom Palmer gives GreenEDGE a warning

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Tom Palmer refuses to be intimidated by the prospect of racing European big names in the Tour Down Under.

Baseball

Michael Collins predicts Canberra Cavalry will bounce back

Jon Tuxworth Cavalry manager Michael Collins insisted squaring a series in Adelaide ''isn't the end of the world''.

Rowing

Moruya Canberra Vikings fight war of attrition to dominate George Bass Surfboat Marathon

Jon Tuxworth Moruya Canberra Vikings' dominance of the George Bass Surfboat Marathon is bracing for its stiffest test.

Baseball

Canberra Cavalry gets wake-up call as rivals circle

Michael Crouse

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Cavalry outfielder Mike Crouse believes their 4-0 series loss in Perth was the wake-up call they needed.

Canberra's sporting centenary highlights

Jon Tuxworth What were the best sporting events from Canberra's Centenary?

Test cricket, Davis Cup tennis on agenda for Canberra

Jon Tuxworth Canberra has ''significant bargaining power'' to host international events, Jon Tuxworth writes.

Baseball

Canberra Cavalry's Jon Berti enjoys festive fun in the sun

Sport
Canberra Cavalry vs Brisbane Bandits at Narrabundah Ballpark. 4pm game.
Bandits' Justin O'Conner is runout at 2nd base by Cavalry's, Jon Berti
Filed: Saturday, 23 November 2013 8:49:05 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Cavalry star Jon Berti would normally spend the festive season having snowball fights with his family in Michigan.

Sailing

What could go wrong, asks boating ex-surgeon

Jon Tuxworth What could possibly go wrong?

Racing

Trainer Joe Cleary to call last race at Queanbeyan meeting

Jon Tuxworth Ttrainer Joe Cleary reckons calling a race at Queanbeyan's Boxing Day meeting will be the most nervous minute of his life.

Canberra Centenary

ACT minister says University of Canberra sports hub holds ticket to more big sports events

31 January 2011, sport, story by Chris Dutton, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. Official announcement of a one-year sponsorship deal between The University of Canberra and ACT Brumbies at the university's Inspire Centre. Brumbies prop Ben Alexander models the new jersey.

Jon Tuxworth ACT sports minister Andrew Barr says the sports megahub at the University of Canberra can help ensure the centenary's sporting feast isn't a flash in the pan.

Hockey

Mumbai protest mob no deterrent to hockey player Glenn Turner

29TH MARCH 2012- SPORT- STORY  - THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
KOOKABURRAS V JAPAN AT THE NATIONAL HOCKEY CENTRE, LYNEHAM. centre, Kookaburras player, Glenn Turner celebrates after they scored a goal.

Jon Tuxworth The last time he played in India, Glenn Turner and his teammates hid in their change room as a mob protest outside threatened to get violent.

Basketball

Patrick Mills digs deep for the Spurs

Indigenous basketballer Patrick Mills aka Patty Mills, who plays in the NBA for the San Antonio Spurs. 
SMH GOOD WEEKEND Picture by VINCENT LONG 
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Jon Tuxworth He's just helped Australian basketball to one of its proudest moments, and Australian Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis believes Patrick Mills' improved decision-making has helped spark his breakout NBA...

Cricket

Women's cricket's ACT Meteors are brought down to earth with a winless weekend against Queensland Fire

Jon Tuxworth ACT coach Andrew Dawson is adamant the Meteors will not be cannon fodder in the Women's Twenty20 finals despite another top-order capitulation against Queensland on Sunday.

Cricket

Dean pair miss brother's wedding to take a chance

Jon Tuxworth In an ideal world, Jono Dean would have spent his Sunday nursing a hangover from his brother's wedding.

Basketball

Capital Carley Mijovic can help meet Australian Opals' need for speed, says coach Brendan Joyce

SPORT: Canberra Capitals player Carley Mijovic pictured at the AIS Arena, Canberra. 17th December 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth She is one half of the Canberra Capitals' ''baby bigs'' but Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce believes Carley Mijovic can step up to the big time at next year's world championships.

Cricket

Vele Dukoski steps up to help Queanbeyan end Eastlake's unbeaten run

Jon Tuxworth A quickfire 60 from Vele Dukoski proved the difference as Queanbeyan ended Eastlake's unbeaten John Gallop Cup run with a low-scoring, two-wicket win at Kingston Oval on Saturday.