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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Nick Kyrgios through to Sarasota Open final

Jon Tuxworth Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios' strong injury comeback has continued. 


Luc Longley hopes Dante Exum avoids falling victim to club v country battle

Dante Exum playing for Lake Ginninderra College in 2013.

Jon Tuxworth Australia basketball great Luc Longley hopes club versus country tug-of-war doesn't hinder Dante Exum's world cup hopes.


Andrew Gaze warns Patty Mills to carefully weigh up move from San Antonio

Andrew Gaze says Patty Mills would be making the wrong decision if he left the Spurs to chase a starting spot at a less-credentialled team.

Jon Tuxworth Australia basketball legend Andrew Gaze says Patrick Mills couldn't be blamed if he leaves star-studded San Antonio for bigger money elsewhere, despite the Spurs entering the NBA play-offs as...

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Locker Room: Frank loves bowls, but he's biased


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Canberra Capital Carley Mijovic drafted by WNBA side Washington

Retired Australian professional basketball player Luc Longley coaches Carley Mijovic of the Canberra Capitals earlier this year.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capital Carley Mijovic has been picked by the Washington Mystics in the WNBA draft. 


Jesse Wagstaff backs Canberra NBL bid, but keen to stay with Perth after win

Wildcats forward Jesse Wagstaff with the NBL trophy.

Jon Tuxworth Perth Wildcats forward Jesse Wagstaff says he wouldn't rule out seeing out his career with Canberra if the Cannons revival is successful. 


Logan Thunder WNBL demise 'disappointing': Canberra Capitals

Carly Wilson of the Capitals in action against Logan Thunder last season. The Thunder have folded, which has left south-east Queensland without a top-tier basketball side.

Jon Tuxworth Outgoing Capitals chief Tony Jackson says it is staggering that south-east Queensland will be without a top-tier basketball side.


Canberra SEABL teams fall to Victorian heavyweights

Sarah McAppion.

Jon Tuxworth Sarah McAppion’s stint with Canberra's SEABL side has her primed for increased WNBL minutes next season.


Canberra Olympic hold off Cooma to give new coach Frank Cachia winning start

Callm Smiht, centre, is congratulated by teammates Nathan Tidmarsh and Mark Shields after scoring against Cooma on Sunday. anberra Olympic's

Jon Tuxworth New Canberra Olympic coach Frank Cachia admitted he let out a sigh of relief after a 3-2 win over Cooma.

Win for CBR Brave even in 2-0 ice hockey defeat by Newcastle

Australian Ice Hockey League CBR Brave Vs Newcastle North Stars at Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

Jon Tuxworth The scoreboard may have said otherwise, but the CBR Brave won just by taking to the ice against Newcastle on Saturday night. 


Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells out to bury Delhi demons

Jon Tuxworth Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells has twice the motivation for redemption at Glasgow.


Augusta off golfer Brendan Jones' radar for injury comeback

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Brendan Jones isn't thinking of a return to Augusta just yet. 

Minor sports shack up together in new home

Sport: New Tuggeranong Sports Facility in Tuggeranong. Corena Sheridan of Chisholm representing ACT Boccia, Brideen Allen of Monash representing Badminton, Wen Ung representing Table Tennis, Tom Makin, 16 of Kambah representing Fencing, Jacob Briggs, 17 of Torrens representing Woden Valley Gymnastics, Zoe Law, 26 of Isabella Plains representing Floorball and Jamie Coleman representing Archery. 5th of April 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth They're minority sports sick of being kicked around - so now they've built their own home.It's one of Canberra sport's hidden gems, but plans are afoot to boost the profile of Tuggeranong...


Dalgleish basketball dynasty to continue at under-18 champs

Mel Dalgleish, centre, with his daughters Brianna, left, and Alana, right.

Jon Tuxworth The latest member off the Dalgleish family's production line is hoping to continue the dynasty.


NSW Swifts star Susan Pratley calls for annual Anzac Day netball clash

Swifts shooter Susan Pratley wants an annual Anzac Day fixture for the ANZ Championship.

Jon Tuxworth NSW Swifts star Susan Pratley has urged netball officials to join the football codes in making an Anzac Day match a permanent fixture on the ANZ Championship calendar.

Rugby League and Union

Canberra sports crowds inflated in the past, Sports Minister Andrew Barr claims


Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth ACT Sports Minister Andrew Barr says crowd figures to Canberra's football crowds have been inflated for the past two years, leading to lower numbers in 2014.

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Former Canberra Gunner Anthony Petrie makes NBL grand final series debut

Canberra's Anthony Petrie will play in his first NBL grand final.

Jon Tuxworth He's played at more clubs than Slim Dusty, watched three of them fold and came back from a serious Achilles injury in 2010. 


Potential Canberra team to spread NBL wings in regional centres


Jon Tuxworth The NBL has outlined an ambitious plan for a potential Canberra team to play multiple games in Goulburn, Queanbeyan and Wagga Wagga.

Matavesi keen for Canberra Cavalry return

Jon Tuxworth He's playing like the pressure has been lifted from his shoulders, but Weston Creek Indians hitter Josh Matavesi is determined to work on his fitness and revive his Canberra Cavalry career. 

Canberra athletes Emily Brichacek, Lauren Wells book Commonwealth Games berths

Jon Tuxworth Canberra runner Emily Brichacek treated herself to a feast of sushi, Mexican food and ice-cream after booking her ticket to the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.