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Carrie Graf says not just yet for a Cannons revival

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf believes the city might not be big enough for a Cannons revival just yet.

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Basketball: Canberra Capitals' Carly Wilson eyes more glory following WNBL honour

Lee Gaskin She's always been pretty in pink, and the WNBL's newest life member wants to bring back her trademark socks to cap her career.

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Jackson's future with Capitals in doubt

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Lauren Jackson in action at the AIS Arena against the West Coast Waves
The Canberra Times
15 February 2013
Photo: Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin Four-time Olympian admits her future with the Capitals is uncertain for 2013-14 season.

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Joyce tips Capitals revival

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Opals coach Brendan Joyce.
24 May 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Lee Gaskin Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce has backed the Canberra Capitals to again become a ''powerhouse'' of the WNBL.

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Mills set to line up at the Palace

Boomer Patty Mills races to goal. Australia v Greece, Farewell Series, State Basketball Centre, Knox, 25/6/2012. Pic: Mick Connolly

Lee Gaskin Patty Mills has played everywhere but is just as excited at the prospect of playing at ''the Palace'' for the first time.

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Fit Jackson a big part of Opals' plans

Australia's Lauren Jackson shows off her bronze medal during victory ceremony at the North Greenwich Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 11, 2012.                     REUTERS/Mike Segar (BRITAIN  - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT BASKETBALL)

Lee Gaskin Free agent Lauren Jackson will continue to be eased back as part of a new-look Australian Opals squad.

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Different rules for different sexes: Jackson

Sport: Australian Opals and Australian Boomers Training Sessions at the AIS, Canberra. Lauren Jackson in action. 8th of August 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin Australian Opals star Lauren Jackson says her contract dispute with the Canberra Capitals wouldn’t have raised an eyebrow if it happened to a man.

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Basketball boss stays mum on failed plan to bring Jackson to Capitals

Lee Gaskin Basketball ACT chief executive Tony Jackson has refused to disclose details about why negotiations with superstar Lauren Jackson to return to the Canberra Capitals this season fell through.

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Capitals lock in new talent

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Canberra Capitals Carley Mijovic and Alex Bunton.
28 August 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals plan on using two of Australia's most promising talents to cover the loss of Lauren Jackson.

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Jackson set to shine

Lee Gaskin Opals coach Brendan Joyce says Lauren Jackson is on track for a triumphant Canberra homecoming.

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Switched off on live TV

London Olympic Games  2012
Basketball at Olympic Park , Australia v China in the womens quarter final , Australia's Lauren Jackson
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Tuesday the 7th of August 2012

Lee Gaskin Basketball ACT chief executive Tony Jackson has attacked the game's governing body for the reduction of free-to-air television coverage of the WNBL.

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Loz better late than never

Lauren Jackson

Jon Tuxworth and Lee Gaskin CANBERRA Capitals skipper Jess Bibby insists the club's campaign won't be compromised despite revelations Lauren Jackson will front for training just three days before their Women's National...

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Caps' Ogoke shoots to stay with L J

Valerie Ogoke.

Lee Gaskin American recruit Valerie Ogoke is determined to prove she deserves to stay at the Canberra Capitals once superstar Lauren Jackson returns.

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No Jackson, no worries for Caps

Lauren Jackson

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals are determined to prove their season-opening win without superstar Lauren Jackson wasn't a fluke as their lesser lights get another chance to shine.

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Capitals put an end to Bendigo's winning run

Carly Wilson

Lee Gaskin A terrific defensive display by the Canberra Capitals inflicted the first defeat on the Bendigo Spirit on Sunday and kept them in the WNBL top four.

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Bibby steels Capitals while Graf grieves

Coach Carrie Graf

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals captain Jess Bibby has urged her side to stay in championship contention while coach Carrie Graf is grieving the death of her father, Richard.

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Capitals shine without Opal

Canberra Capitals player Samantha Norwood.

Lee Gaskin Write us off at your own peril. That's the message from under-rated forward Samantha Norwood as the Canberra Capitals continue to prove they are a WNBL championship contender without superstar Lauren...

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Caps' shooting woes prove costly

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals are in free fall after dropping their sixth straight game and plummeting further adrift of the WNBL top four.

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Graf stalls on talks amid concern for future

SPORT - Canberra Capitals take on the Sydney Flames during a WNBL game at the AIS Arena Bruce, Canberra.  Capitals coach Carrie Graf during a time out.
2nd November 2012 
Photo : Colleen Petch

Lee Gaskin Capitals coach Carrie Graf wants to hear Basketball ACT's long-term ambitions before extending her contract.

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Capitals fail to douse Fire

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals will be praying for a Christmas miracle after crashing to their seventh straight loss.