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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Canberra cyclist Nathan Hart joins Cycling Australia high-performance unit

David Polkinghorne Canberra's Nathan Hart has spent the past month rubbing shoulders with Australian cycling royalty and hopes training every day alongside Anna Meares and Shane Perkins will help get him to where he...


Cycling: Elvin aims to make it a triple treat

David Polkinghorne Gracie Elvin is looking to become the first woman to win back-to-back Australian road race titles since Olympic gold medallist Kathy Watt in the early 90s.


Nathan Hart hopes to win place at world track cycling championships

David Polkinghorne A broken wrist prevented his father from representing Australia, now Nathan Hart waits to find out if he'll make the world championships.


Crash brings Haas down

Nathan Haas celebrates

David Polkinghorne Nathan Haas is a week behind in preparing for his Herald Sun Tour defence after an ''embarrassing'' crash in Civic.


Orica gives Matthews crack at Giro glory

Farrer's Michael Matthews

David Polkinghorne It's a new year, with a new team, wearing a new jersey for Canberra cyclist Michael Matthews.


Matthews surprised by omission from GreenEDGE tour squad

Michael Matthews

David Polkinghorne CANBERRA cyclist Michael Matthews thought he'd done enough to earn a spot on the GreenEDGE Tour Down Under team, but was surprised by his omission from the seven-man squad this week.