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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

BMX

Caroline Buchanan bemoans lack of Olympic-level track

Caroline Buchanan.

David Polkinghorne Canberra is home to BMX world champion Caroline Buchanan, but not to an Olympic-standard BMX track.

Mountain biking

Buchanan scoops second title in a year

Caroline Buchanan.

David Polkinghorne Caroline Buchanan becomes only the second woman to win two world championships in the same year.

BMX

Olympics give bandits a boost

BMX

David Polkinghorne She may not have won the Olympic gold medal she desperately wanted, but Caroline Buchanan has inspired a new generation of BMX bandits in the ACT.

Mountain biking

Mud flies, but Buchanan just misses title

Caroline Buchanan.

David Polkinghorne Caroline Buchanan has one shot left at riding at the mountain bike downhill world championships.

Mountain biking

Buchanan eyes triple treat

Canberra Olympian Caroline Buchanan preparing for the BMX world championships

David Polkinghorne For the past two years, Caroline Buchanan has ''watched her world championship jersey go to other riders''.

Olympics

Canberra Olympians primed for bright futures

15TH AUGUST- 2012 -SPORT -STORY DAVID POLKINGHORNE- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Caroline Buchanan relaxes at home , after competing in the London Olympics.

David Polkinghorne Canberra's Patty Mills believes he's now ready to lead an NBA team after his heroics at the Olympics Games.

BMX

Buchanan hopes Lady Luck will smile on her Games bid

24 November 2011, sport, story by Chris Dutton, picture by STUART WALMSLEY. Canberra BMX cyclist and Olympic hopeful Caroline Buchanan.

David Polkinghorne Canberra BMX star Caroline Buchanan knows she's the fastest female rider in the world, but she also knows that doesn't guarantee her a gold medal at this year's London Olympic Games - she will also...