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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


AIS biomechanics expert Bruce Mason says human evolution will surpass supersuits

Chris Dutton The man who helped develop the controversial swimsuit which smashed more than 130 world records in less than two years is adamant human evolution will surpass the supersuit era in the coming years.


Canberra cyclist Tom Palmer to "go Vegan" in China

Tom Palmer says he won't eat meat while travelling to avoid any clenbuterol issues.

Chris Dutton Tom Palmer says the thought of eating contaminated meat in China is "terrifying", revealing he turns vegan when travelling to avoid a clenbuteral debacle similar to Michael Rogers.


Shock drug admission puts Hodge's cycling legacy in big doubt

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Chris Dutton If you thought the ACT election was drawn out and a mess, get strapped in for a dose of politics and sport which will leave your head spinning.


Wonderful contributor's image tainted

DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 08:  Daniel Ellis, Jason Niblett and Scott Sunderland of Australia pose with their gold medals after winning the team sprint cycling at IG Sports Complex during day five of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 8, 2010 in Delhi, India.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne He was a mentor to generations of Canberra cyclists but Stephen Hodge shocked the capital's tight-knit riding community when he dropped a bombshell on the sport yesterday, admitting he had taken...

Hodge doping scandal shocks cycling community

Pedal Power ACT, led a group of local and federal politicans on a ride around Lake Burley Griffin, to highlight the inadequicies of the current cycling paths. ACT Sports Minister, Andrew Barr is at right, Stephen Hodge left of him.

Chris Dutton Iconic Canberra cycling figure Stephen Hodge has shocked the capital's tight-knit riding community with his drugs bombshell today when he admitted to taking performance enhancing drugs for six...


Justice for clean riders

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Chris Dutton Somewhere out there in the world of drug cheats and liars, there's a cyclist sitting at home wondering if he'll get the yellow jersey he truly deserves.


Hodge 'deserves to keep honours', Stanhope says

Cyclist Stephen Hodge.

John-Paul Moloney, Chris Dutton Stephen Hodge shouldn’t be stripped of the honour of having a Canberra cycling circuit named after him, former ACT chief minister Jon Stanhope says.

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Hosking fears for women cyclists over Armstrong fallout

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Chris Dutton Canberra rider Chloe Hosking fears cycling could be unfairly punished if the sport is kicked out of the Olympic Games as part of the fallout from the Lance Armstrong drug scandal.


Tour's fresh start a new world for riders: Hodge

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Angry isaacs cyclist, stephen Hodge, concerned abour NSW Gov public liability insurance

Chris Dutton The ''juiced-up'' Tour de France is dead, says Canberra's self-confessed doper Stephen Hodge.


Another Aussie star waits in wings

MILAN, ITALY - UNDATED:   Richie Porte of Team Sky poses for a portrait session ahead of the 2012 road season at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Cadel Evans can still be the Tour de France champion but Richie Porte is the next Australian star, Stephen Hodge says.