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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Four Canberra Capitals to be named in extended world championships squad

David Polkinghorne Extremely mobile, great ball-handling skills and athletic - they're the tools Opals coach Brendan Joyce believes could help Canberra Capitals forward Carley Mijovic make the final squad for the world...

Basketball

Jackson and coach miss, but Capitals confident

Coach Carrie Graf

David Polkinghorne Their superstar is out ''indefinitely'' and their coach has flown home on the eve of the game, but the Canberra Capitals are confident they have the right people in place to cover the two big losses.

Basketball

Jackson backers unfazed by injury

16th October 2012, Story by Jon Tuxworth , Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Capitals player Lauren Jackson back in town holds a press conference at Tilleys this morning, Lauren will not be playing this weekend and will be in re-hab for the next fortnight.

David Polkinghorne The sponsors responsible for bringing Lauren Jackson back to Canberra believe they are getting ''bang for their buck'', even though the injured star is yet to play a game this season.

Basketball

Capitals shaky as Cavalry gains in name game

5 january 2012 PHOTO by GARY SCHAFER CANBERRA TIMES sport
Canberra Capitals centre Brigitte Ardossi looking forward to playing Sydney on Friday night.

Jon Tuxworth, David Polkinghorne The Canberra Capitals' partnership with naming rights sponsor TransACT could be in jeopardy, with the telecommunications company yet to commit to an extension on its long-running deal.