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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Canberra Gunners coach Shawn McEachin to reapply for position

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Gunners coach Shawn McEachin has been forced to reapply for his position after two years in the job.

Nick Kyrgios sets up Kei Nishikori showdown at Shanghai Masters

Nick Kyrgios flew the flag on a down day for Australia at the Japan Open.

Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios has set up a second-round showdown with Japan star Kei Nishikori at the Shanghai Masters.

Meg Lanning class too much for ACT Meteors in WNCL loss to Victoria.

Top class: Victoria's Meg Lanning scored a ton against the Meteors.

Jon Tuxworth A century from Southern Stars skipper Meg Lanning consigned ACT Meteors to a six-wicket loss to Victoria.

Jay Ford picks up ride on 'Canberra comet' Fell Swoop in Lightning Stakes

Fell Swoop in action.

Jon Tuxworth Jay Ford believes Fell Swoop has the ability to be the best Canberra racehorse since Takeover Target.

Morogiannis wins first ITF junior title at Canberra International

ACT's Dimitri Morogiannis won his first ITF junior title at the Canberra Junior International on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth ACT product Dimitri Morogiannis secured his breakthrough ITF junior title on Sunday.

Canberra Capitals gutted by WNBL loss, but plenty of positives

Canberra Capitals' Carly Wilson was disappointed by her side's fadeout against Dandenong.

Jon Tuxworth Co-captain Carly Wilson was gutted after the Capitals' second-half fadeout against Dandenong on Saturday.

Locker Room: Levier has need for speed on golf course

Jon Tuxworth Troy Levier started running between shots because he "got bored" while playing golf on his own.

WNBL: Second-half fade costs undermanned Canberra Capitals against Dandenong

Capitals' Abby Bishop.

Jon Tuxworth An undermanned and undersized Canberra Capitals' were overrun 80-72 by Dandenong Rangers on Saturday.

Curator rates permanent grasscourts best option for Canberra Davis Cup bid

Tennis Australia turf consultant Shayne Ried  checks out some grass.

Jon Tuxworth Grasscourt expert Shayne Ried believes the merits of building permanent grass courts would justify the cost as Tennis ACT ramps up its bid to host Davis Cup.

ACT Meteors succumb to Queensland Fire in WNCL

New Zealand international Lea Tahuhu impressed for the Meteors in their loss.

Jon Tuxworth The ACT Meteors fell to a 10-run loss to Queensland in their WNCL opener on Saturday.

Football's turn to emulate Canberra Capitals and make stand against homophobia

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Jon Tuxworth Which football team will have the courage to follow the Canberra Capitals' lead in wearing rainbow jerseys?

Canberra Capitals to fly equality flag with rainbow jerseys in WNBL

Lauren Jackson sporting the new jersey.

Jon Tuxworth "A lot of people say politics shouldn't be in sport". But the Canberra Capitals want Malcolm Turnbull to take notice.

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Canberra Capitals desperate to hold fort before big name cavalry returns

Jon Tuxworth At full health they have a roster capable of winning a title, but Canberra Capitals forward Abby Bishop said it's up to the undermanned squad to set up the season before the cavalry arrives. 

Lauren Jackson confident of playing soon for Canberra Capitals

Canberra Capitals co-captains Carly Wilson and Lauren Jackson at the University of Canberra basketball court.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals star Lauren Jackson is confident she will be on court early in the season and her body is "feeling the best it has in two years" after a positive prognosis on her injured knee.

Queanbeyan, Weston Creek win through to Twenty20 final

Weston Creek Molonglo cricketer Jono Dean wants to end a mixed year on a high.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan and Weston Creek will square off in the Konica Minolta Cup final after they won their respective pools by going through the preliminary games unbeaten on the weekend. 

Confidence blooming for Olympian Rose after injury setback

Canberra's 2015 international horse trials.
Shane Rose riding Another Biscuit, in the show jumping
The Canberra Times
Date: 04 October 2015
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth He's an Olympic medallist and one of the best equestrian riders Australia has produced, but Shane Rose is surely due a change of luck. 

Four Canberra United players in Matildas squad as pay standoff cools

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Jon Tuxworth Four Canberra United players have been chosen for Matildas training camp at the Australian Institute of Sport.

Pakistan, India cricketers to clash in Canberra

Jon Tuxworth The subcontinent is increasingly becoming a 'no-go' zone for the Australian cricket team, but the success of the Canberra Pakistanis versus Canberra Indians cricket matches has prompted an expansion...


Stuart Tinney keen for another chance at Olympic glory

Olympian Stuart Tinney in Canberra on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Twelve years is a long time to wait for another Olympic chance, especially when you've achieved the pinnacle. 

Late implosion costs Matt Millar victory in New Caledonia


Jon Tuxworth A late implosion cost Canberra's Matthew Millar any chance of victory in his head-to-head battle with James Nitties in the final round at New Caledonia on Saturday.