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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Australian Opal Hanna Zavecz signs with Canberra Capitals in WNBL

Jon Tuxworth Hanna Zavecz wants to help restore the Canberra Capitals as a force after signing with them for next season. 


Terry Campese wants to fulfil Canberra Raiders contract


Jon Tuxworth Terry Campese insists he intends to fulfill his Raiders contract next year despite links to Hull FC.

Ice hockey

Canberra Brave split Sydney matches in Australian Ice Hockey League

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Brave have missed a golden opportunity to shoot clear at the top of the AIHL standings.


NBA star Patty Mills wants to revive his family club

NBA championship winner Patty Mills wants to inspire Australia's indigenous basketballers.

Chris Dutton and Jon Tuxworth He's now an NBA championship-winning star with the San Antonio Spurs, but Patty Mills began basketball in Canberra as a four-year-old with the Shadows ... and he wants it revived.


Meredith Bone hopes to follow in Hockeyroo sister's footsteps

Identical twins Edwina Bone, left, and Meredith Bone.

Jon Tuxworth Meredith Bone says her sister Edwina's rise as a Hockeyroos star has given her the inspiration to follow suit.


Rugby League: Canberra loses in country championships semi-final


Jon Tuxworth Canberra's country championships drought will continue for at least one more year after it lost a semi-final thriller to Newcastle 34-28 at Wyong on Saturday.


Patty Mills ready to etch place in NBA history

Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs goes to the basket against the Miami Heat during Game Two of the 2014 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center.

Jon Tuxworth San Antonio can secure the championship with victory at home on Monday and avenge its heartbreaking seven-game finals loss to the Heat last season.


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

Nat Hurst will return to the SEABL.

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


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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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. 


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.


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


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.