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Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
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.
Jon Tuxworth The Big Bash final has given the Canberra bashers another free swing, as the rest of the country gnash their teeth over the capital being given the showpiece game.
Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Velocity bounced back from a first round loss to seal fifth spot.
Jon Tuxworth A WNBL Most Valuable Player gong appears a mere formality for Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop after she continued a dominant season with a fourth player of the week award.
Jon Tuxworth Grand slam champion Jim Courier believes Nick Kyrgios is one of the young guns capable of replacing the Big Four when they call it quits, adamant he has the big game and the big match mentality to...
Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios' coach Todd Larkham has urged him to maintain the rage in Tuesday night's centre court blockbuster with Andy Murray, crediting his second set dummy spit against Andreas Seppi for helping...
Jon Tuxworth Whenever Iran and Iraq meet on the football pitch there's always more than the result at stake, but for 50 Iraqi women Friday's Asian Cup clash at Canberra Stadium will be particularly special.
Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios' coach has warned he can't afford to take unknown Tunisian Malek Jaziri lightly.
Jon Tuxworth Capitals guard Hanna Zavecz insists the team's injury curse won't be an excuse if they miss the playoffs.