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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Lauren Jackson confident of playing in World Cup, Canberra Capitals season

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals superstar Lauren Jackson is back running for the first time since major knee surgery this week.


Canberra Capitals finish season on bright note

Canberra capitals player Abby Bishop  in action during the game
against the West Coast Waves at the AIS Arena
The Canberra times
14 February 2014
photo jay cronan


Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals ended a tough season with a win, paving the way for Lauren Jackson's return.


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.


Capitals hoping Jackson makes it for home game

2nd July 2012, Story by Chris Dutton ,  Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Capitals announce that The Tradies as there major sponsor. Lauren Jackson at the announcement this morning with Capital's teammate's (L) Alex Bunton and (R) Mikaela Dombkins

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals remain hopeful next week's first home game of the season against Bulleen will double as the WNBL return of Lauren Jackson.


Longley and coach call for Jackson to rest up

Australia's Lauren Jackson

Jon Tuxworth LAUREN JACKSON must strip back her jam-packed schedule in order to lengthen her stellar career.


Caps vow to put Jackson first

Lauren Jackson

By Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals will make Lauren Jackson's longevity their No.1 priority and aim to have a ''bulletproof'' superstar return to the court next month.


Injured athletes need to be saved from themselves

Lauren Jackson

Jon Tuxworth Championships first, player welfare second. It is a misguided philosophy that Americans seem to take to new levels.

Capitals hope Storm alert distracts Rangers

14 May 2012, Sport, Fleta Page Story, Canberra Times photo by ROHAN THOMSON. Jenna O'Hea at Opals training on Monday morning.


Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are hopeful the presence of Seattle Storm assistant coach Jenny Boucek will prove a distraction for Dandenong stars Jenna O'Hea and Kathleen MacLeod on Saturday night.


Caps mull life after Jackson

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

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals will ramp up their search for a championship-quality centre after Lauren Jackson confirmed she won't suit up for the WNBL club next season.

Injury all-clear key to Jackson's Capitals deal

News: Lauren Jackson speaks to the Australian girls basketball team during the National Identification training program, at the AIS in Canberra. 24th of January 2013, Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth and Steve Smith Superstar Lauren Jackson announces intention to play for Canberra in 2013-14 WNBL season.


Jackson gets 'clean slate' in China

Sport.  Australian Opals vs New Zealand Tall Ferns.  Australian Opals player Lauren Jackson during the game at the AIS Arena.  18 August 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Australian Opals superstar Lauren Jackson has signed to play for a Chinese club this season.