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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Canberra Capitals fall late against Bendigo Spirit in WNBL

Sport.  WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Bendigo Spirit at AIS Arena.  Capitals player Nicole Hunt and Bendigo player Kelly Wilson.   3 January 2014. Canberra Times photograph by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Not even a three-point masterclass from Nicole Hunt could help Canberra upset Bendigo in the WNBL.


WNBL: Alex Bunton back for Canberra Capitals

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.   Canberra Capitals player Alex Bunton lines up to take a free throw during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Alex Bunton will delay a decision on whether to recommit to the Canberra Capitals until the end of the season.


I'm back: Carrie Graf ready to guide Caps to finals

After a challenging 2012 campaign, Carrie Graf says she's ready to take the Canberra Capitals back to the WNBL finals.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf says the fire in her belly is back after revealing her father’s death and a taxing Australian Opals Olympic campaign left her ‘‘burned out and emotionally...


Tall order for young hopefuls

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

Jon Tuxworth They are the youngest players on the Canberra Capitals roster - the self-dubbed ''twin towers''.


For the record, Bibby feels at home

Jon Tuxworth FORGET the looming 4000 points milestone, Jess Bibby has her sights set on becoming the first player to reach 400 WNBL games.


Honesty best policy for Capitals' revival

Sport.  Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals can credit a forthright honesty session for helping kick-start their WNBL campaign.


Understrength Caps to travel light

Carrie Graf.

Jon Tuxworth Capitals coach Carrie Graf has ruled out bringing in reinforcements to bolster her injury-hit side.


Canberra's 'baby bigs' given lesson by Spirit of experience

Capitals player Jessica Bibby in action.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf says ''baby bigs'' Alex Bunton and Carley Mijovic will emerge from their baptism of fire better players after the undersized hosts were brutally exposed by Bendigo...


Opals star joins calls for equality

basketball  Australia Opals V China.  STOCK IMAGES  Kristi Harrower  180604 Tim Clayton SMh Sport SPECIALX BASKETBA ***FDCTRANSFER***

Jon Tuxworth AUSTRALIAN Opals veteran Kristi Harrower says Basketball Australia rejected the team's request to be given six business class seats to travel to the 2008 Olympics, despite the entire men's side...


Capitals won't back down on Ardossi ban

Canberra Capitals Vs Townsville Fire at AIS Arena. 
Capitals' Brigitte Ardossi

1 Feb 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson.


Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have no intention of reducing Brigitte Ardossi’s internal season ban for tripping, despite the centre receiving a lighter sentence from the WNBL tribunal on Friday.


Graf stuck in limbo over Opals job as Capitals position is up

SPORT -  Canberra Capitals take on Dandenong Rangers in the WNBL at the AIS Arena Bruce, Capital's coach Carrie Graf screams instructions. Canberra                                                                                                                                                   19th January  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times

By Jon Tuxworth THE Canberra Capitals are ''very confident'' of agreeing to terms with out-of-contract coach Carrie Graf before the end of the WNBL season.