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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Former Canberra Capitals star Nat Hurst to use SEABL as world championship springboard

Jon Tuxworth Former Capitals star Nat Hurst hopes to use SEABL as a springboard to world championship selection.

Basketball

Documentary to raise awareness of NBA star Patrick Mills' indigenous heritage

Patty Mills.

Jon Tuxworth When San Antonio Spurs guard Patrick Mills speaks of his indigenous heritage, the response is often confused looks on American faces.

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Cricket

Nathan Hauritz cut by Queensland Bulls

Canberra's Jason Floros could return to first class cricket following the axing of Nathan Hauritz.

Jon Tuxworth Former Test spinner Nathan Hauritz's future is up in the air after he became the big-name casualty when Queensland named their player contract list for the upcoming season on Tuesday.

Canberra Raiders sign Tedesco

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have signed star Wests Tigers star James Tedesco on a three-season deal from 2015. 

Golf

Canberra's Nikki Campbell loses European Tour playoff in Holland

Nikki Campbell lost a play-off at the Deloitte Ladies Open in Holland.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Nikki Campbell came agonisingly close to her breakthrough European Tour victory on Monday.

Basketball

Second-half comeback sees Ballarat beat Canberra in SEABL

Miners  forward Ken Horton attempts to block his Gunners  opponent Daniel Jackson.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Gunners succumbed to an 82-69 loss against the in-form Ballarat Miners on Saturday night.

Basketball

Future of Canberra Capitals star Carley Mijovic undecided

Mijovic has decided to bypass the WNBA season after being drafted by Washington Mystics. But a dual passport through her Serbian background makes her an attractive prospect for rich European clubs.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are hopeful Carley Mijovic will remain at the club next season.

League

Queanbeyan's Adam Pearce sent off in controversial draw with Tuggeranong

Queanbeyan's Bryan Cronan, scores a try.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos forward Adam Pearce was sent off for making a disparaging remark about the referee.

Horse racing

Canberra race meeting abandoned

Jon Tuxworth Thoroughbred Park has been forced to abandon its May 30 meeting with the turf course yet to fully recover from major renovation in recent weeks. 

Basketball

Abby Bishop poised to re-sign with Canberra Capitals

Abby Bishop with her niece, Zala.

Jon Tuxworth Abby Bishop is expected to announce she will re-sign with the Canberra Capitals.

Netball

Canberra coach Tara Steel looks to 'get one back' against rival Arawang

Melina Saunders has been in dominant form for Arawang.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Tara Steel is ''not putting too much weight'' on a win over Arawang on Friday night

Boxing

New Australian boxing coach targets Olympic glory

Kevin Smith watches Shelley Watts and Andrew Moloney train.

Jon Tuxworth New national boxing coach Kevin Smith isn't pulling any punches on his team's Commonwealth Games hopes.

Locker Room

Locker Room: Murderball man Daniel Savage urges birth of Canberra team

Canberra's Daniel Savage (right) takes on Simon Bartlett in wheelchair rugby on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Four years ago, Canberra's Daniel Savage fell from a balcony and his world changed.

Hockey

Goulburn's Glenn Turner targets Olympic hockey redemption with Kookaburras

Glenn Turner is eyeing Olympic redemption.

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn's Glenn Turner has fond memories of the hockey world cup four years ago.

Basketball

Canberra Gunners let golden opportunity slip in SEABL loss to Hobart

Garlon Green had an innacurate day at the office for the Gunners.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners let slip a golden opportunity to revive its SEABL season on Saturday.

League

Injury may sideline Gungahlin recruit Withers for season

Jon Tuxworth Lincoln Withers is no certainty to play for Gungahlin this season as he recovers from shoulder surgery. 

Basketball

Capitals announce new partnership with University of Canberra

Capitals coach Carrie Graf, who has been involved in the University of Canberra partnership.

Jon Tuxworth University of Canberra has finalised its deal to take over the licence of WNBL basketball side Canberra Capitals. 

Basketball

Patrick Mills ready to step up in NBA playoffs: Andrew Gaze

Patty Mills helped San Antonio dominate Portland on Thursday.

Jon Tuxworth Andrew Gaze says Patrick Mills' star showings in the NBA playoffs will add to his market value.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals sign Adelaide WNBL star Stephanie Talbot

Sport,  Adelaide #5 Stephanie Talbot fouls Canberra Capitals #30 Michelle Cosier during the match at AIS. 9 November 2012. Photo: Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have pulled off a major recruiting coup.

Racing

Cleary's strong partnership with Gerry Harvey continues with Stolen Kisses' win

Queanbeyan trainer Joe Cleary.

Jon Tuxworth Larrikin Queanbeyan trainer Joe Cleary reckons it's ''overwhelming'' to be training horses for Gerry Harvey.