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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Baseball

Canberra Cavalry gets wake-up call as rivals circle

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Brendan Joyce fears Lauren Jackson is being overworked in China

Sport.  Australian Opals vs New Zealand Tall Ferns.  Australian Opals player Lauren Jackson during the game at the AIS Arena.  18 August 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Opals coach Brendan Joyce has urged Lauren Jackson's Chinese club to reduce her hectic training schedule, admitting he is worried she is being overworked as she battles a niggling Achilles injury.

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.

Basketball

Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce wants Lauren Jackson's China club to ease her training workload

Jon Tuxworth Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce has urged Lauren Jackson's Chinese club to reduce her hectic training schedule, admitting he's worried she's being overworked as she battles a niggling Achilles...

Cricket

Queensland Fires up to bring Meteors top-order crashing down to Earth

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 13:  Rene Farrell of the Meteors walks back to the rooms after being dismissed during the WT20 match between the Western Australia Fury and the ACT Meteors at the WACA on October 13, 2013 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images) Rene Farrell

Jon Tuxworth A second top-order batting collapse in as many days cost the ACT Meteors dearly as they fell to a six-wicket loss against Queensland in their Women's National Cricket League clash in Brisbane on...

Cycling

AIS chief says China meat dangers well known

Jon Tuxworth AIS head of medicine Dr David Hughes says it's ''hard to believe'' Australian athletes are unaware of the dangers of eating meat in China.

Baketball

Finals fade from view for Canberra Capitals after WNBL loss to Logan Thunder

Sport: Canberra Capitals  V Logan Thunder. Capitals Jessica Bibby on the side lines. 20th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals' finals hopes are all but over after a fourth-quarter collapse on Friday.

Basketball

WNBL: Carrie Graf sees plenty of upside in Canberra Capitals university move

NEWS - Carrie Graf will not be re-applying for the role of Opals coach, but will become the UC's first coach in residence, Bruce, Canberra.                                                                                                                                                                        14th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf has thrown her support behind the team's likely move to the University of Canberra.

Basketball

WNBL: Canberra Capitals jaded after hell road trip

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 The last time the Canberra Capitals played at home, a ball yet to be bowled in Australia's Ashes stampede.