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Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Sammy issues Gayle warning for Manuka

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Chris Dutton CHRIS GAYLE is poised to recapture his big-hitting best and spoil Ricky Ponting's farewell party at Manuka Oval on Tuesday, West Indies skipper Darren Sammy says.

Mountain biking

Rebecca Henderson's first elite title could inspire successful tour

Chris Dutton Canberra's Rebecca Henderson hopes her first elite Australian title can provide the perfect boost for a whirlwind world tour.

Cycling

Mountain biker Ben Henderson rebounds from illness, aiming for Olympics

Return: Ben Henderson is making a comeback after  being struck down with a chikungunya virus and taking to two years to recover.

Chris Dutton Fifty mosquito bites ruined mountain biker Ben Henderson's Olympic Games dream and kept him in bed for almost two years.

Cricket

ACT Comets teenager Matt Condon has chance to shine against Victoria

Chris Dutton ACT teenager Matt Condon will get the perfect chance to show why he's touted as a future Australian cricket star on Tuesday.

Football

W-League: Canberra United hands Sydney FC first loss of season

Chris Dutton Canberra United fired a warning shot to its W-League rivals and staked its claim for the title on Wednesday.

BMX

BMX champ Caroline Buchanan pledges commitment to next generation

Olympic BMX rider Caroline Buchanan has recruited two rising BMX riders to her ??Next Gen?? stable. Canberra?s Mikayla Rose, 13, and Sydney?s Paige Harding, 10, will work with Buchanan as they aim to take the next step in their careers.
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Chris Dutton Olympian Caroline Buchanan wants to usher in a new generation of BMX stars.

Swimming

Swimming: Ellie Cole back from injury with new goal

Chris Dutton Ellie Cole has barely been able to swim a stroke since the 2012 London Paralympics - but she's getting set for Rio.

Football

Canberra United fume over referee decisions in loss to Melbourne Victory

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12:  Sally Rojahn (R) of United and Stephanie Catley of the Victory contest for the ball during the round eight W-League match between Melbourne Victory and Canberra United at Lakeside Oval on January 12, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Canberra United is fuming two refereeing blunders cost it a vital W-League win in Melbourne.

Cricket

Gilchrist in line to lead PM's XI

Chris Dutton The greatest wicketkeeper in Australian cricket history, Adam Gilchrist, may play the old foe one more time.

Cycling

Season gives BMX star jump on Games

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 21: Australian BMX rider Caroline Buchanan poses during a portrait session on June 21, 2012 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)


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Chris Dutton BMX star Caroline Buchanan is adamant her globetrotting journey will steel her for another shot at Olympic Games gold.

BMX

BMX star Caroline Buchanan says the hard work has paid off

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Chris Dutton BMX star Caroline Buchanan is adamant her globetrotting and award-winning journey will ensure she is better equipped to handle intense pressure as she aims for Olympic Games gold.

Cricket

Yes Prime Minister, I'm ready

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Chris Dutton Rising Canberra star Ryan Carters hopes he's found the ''recipe for runs'' and another blistering century has launched the 23-year-old into contention for the Prime Minister's XI.

Cricket

Second century puts rising star Carters in contention for Prime Minister's XI

Chris Dutton Another century launches Ryan Carters into contention for Prime Minister's XI.

Cricket

Ashes cricket: Brett Lee warns Australia bouncers won't cut it in Adelaide Test

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 24:  Ian Bell of England jumps as he evades a short pitched ball from Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day four of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 24, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Test great Brett Lee has warned Australia it must scrap its bouncer barrage and adopt a smarter bowling strategy in Adelaide if it wants to beat England in the second Test, which starts on Thursday.

Cricket

Brett Lee proud to lead Prime Minister's XI

Brett Lee has been named the captain of the Prime Ministers XI at Manuka Oval.

Chris Dutton A four-wicket haul for the Prime Minister's XI launched Brett Lee's international career and the fast-bowling great wants to help usher in the next Australian star when he captains the side next...

Cricket

Ryan Carters: model student of the game

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Chris Dutton Former Australia bowler Geoff Lawson says Canberra star Ryan Carters is ready to launch his cricket career.

Football

Football Federation Australia is all eyes for young talent

Former Socceroos Craig Moore and Tony Vidmar.

Chris Dutton FFA is banking on expert eyes to help it discover a new generation of soccer talent for the Socceroos.

Football

Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen calls for drinks breaks rule change

SPORT: Canberra United v Brisbane Roar at McKellar Park. United player Ashleigh Sykes reacts after the referees decision .  8th December 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen wants the FFA to overhaul drinks break rules after a sapping 1-0 loss.

Cricket

Canberra's revamped Manuka Oval joins Australian sport's big boys, says curator

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Chris Dutton Manuka Oval curator Brad van Dam says the iconic Canberra venue can prove itself ''one of the big boys'' of Australian sport.

Racing

Canberra jockey Kayla Nisbet backed to overcome injuries

24 October 2012. Relax. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. Canberra Racing. Local Jockey, Kayla Nisbet.


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Lee Gaskin, Chris Dutton David Hayes has no doubt Canberra apprentice Kayla Nisbet can return bigger and better from her recent run of injuries.