Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Basketball

Logan Thunder WNBL demise 'disappointing': Canberra Capitals

Jon Tuxworth Outgoing Capitals chief Tony Jackson says it is staggering that south-east Queensland will be without a top-tier basketball side.

Baketball

Finals fade from view for Canberra Capitals after WNBL loss to Logan Thunder

Sport: Canberra Capitals  V Logan Thunder. Capitals Jessica Bibby on the side lines. 20th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals' finals hopes are all but over after a fourth-quarter collapse on Friday.

Basketball

Sports commission to undertake major review of WNBL

Carrie Graf

Jon Tuxworth Basketball Australia has enlisted the ASC to undertake a broad review of the WNBL.

Basketball

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.

Basketball

Alex Bunton to don mask for crucial Townsville game

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are confident centre Alex Bunton will be cleared to play in Friday's must-win clash in Townsville despite having nose surgery.

Basketball

Nat Hurst the best point guard in Australia, says Capitals captain Jess Bibby

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA Capitals skipper Jess Bibby believes Nat Hurst's shooting clinic at Townsville on Friday has entrenched her as the best point guard in the country.

Basketball

Lack of desire for grunt is Capitals' sin

SPORT: Canberra Capitals v Bendigo Bank Spirit at the AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Jessica Bibby in action. 20th OCTOBER 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Frustrated Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby has questioned her side's desire to do the ''grunt work'' on Sunday.

Basketball

WNBL: Canberra Capitals jaded after hell road trip

SPORT: Canberra Capitals player Carley Mijovic pictured at the AIS Arena, Canberra. 17th December 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth The last time the Canberra Capitals played at home, a ball yet to be bowled in Australia's Ashes stampede.

Basketball

Graf says rookies must wait

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

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf says she won't be pressured into giving her rookie stars a baptism of fire.

Basketball

Capitals shine without star as Flames fail to ignite

Jessica Bibby.

Jon Tuxworth NO LAUREN Jackson, no worries.

Basketball

Herbert bolsters sidelines as Jackson waits

Samantha Norwood.

Jon Tuxworth Lauren Jackson's return has hogged the headlines but the Canberra Capitals believe an off-court signing could prove just as crucial as they look to make a return to the WNBL finals.

Basketball

Logan waits on visa as wandering star joins team on road

Laurie Koehn

Jon Tuxworth Logan is hopeful Women's National Basketball Association recruit Laurie Koehn will receive visa clearance in time to for its road trip double against Sydney and Canberra this weekend.

Basketball

Hunt keen to repeat match-winning ways

8TH FEBRUARY 2012 -SPORT-STORY JON TUXWORTH- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Canberra Capitals v AIS at the AIS arena, Canberra.  Caps player, Nicole Hunt and AIS player, Mikhaela Donnelly.

Jon Tuxworth It was one minute and 28 seconds of brilliance that proved Nicole Hunt can take over a game.

Basketball

Pocock applauds Hunt as Capitals silence Thunder

David Pocock meets Nicole Hunt.

Jon Tuxworth A WNBL player knows she has arrived when the Wallabies captain asks for a happy snap.

Basketball

Logan steals Capitals' thunder with first half rout

bibby

Jon Tuxworth Their campaign is not yet at its halfway mark but the Canberra Capitals' season could be defined by the next two weeks after a shock 74-59 loss to Logan at AIS Arena on Friday night.