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Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
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.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals star Lauren Jackson is expected to play both games of this weekend's "season-defining" road double, coach Carrie Graf declaring her body can now handle two matches in as many days.
Jon Tuxworth Australia tennis legend Todd Woodbridge has urged Nick Kyrgios to "let his racquet do the talking".
Jon Tuxworth Four Canberra United players are hopeful of making the final cut for the Matildas' internationals against New Zealand and North Korea in Auckland next month as Australia continues preparations...
David Polkinghorne and Jon Tuxworth Asian Cup organisers insist their hands were tied after fans were turned away from Sunday's sold out China-North Korea clash.
Jon Tuxworth Sitting on a private jet with tennis royalty Andre Agassi, Lleyton Hewitt, Pat Rafter and Serena Williams, Matt James couldn't help but pinch himself.