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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Tennis

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios aims at Wimbledon, French Open after being hit by injuries

Chris Dutton Rising Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios says a horror injury run "brought me back to earth", declaring he's in the best form of his short career and ready to stop a rankings slide.

Swimming

Redemption for Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers as he qualifies for Commonwealth Games

Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers.

Chris Dutton Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers has revealed he needed to fall in love with the sport again.

Cycling

Mountain biker Ben Henderson rebounds from illness, aiming for Olympics

Return: Ben Henderson is making a comeback after  being struck down with a chikungunya virus and taking to two years to recover.

Chris Dutton Fifty mosquito bites ruined mountain biker Ben Henderson's Olympic Games dream and kept him in bed for almost two years.

Golf

Canberra golfers Nikki and Chris Campbell to compete together in Victorian Open

gary schafer sport December 17, 2010. Canberra Times.  Pro golfers Nikki Campbell and her brother Chris practice on the green at Royal Canberra. SPECIAL 1

Chris Dutton Canberra golfing siblings Nikki and Chris Campbell will be out to make it a family double on Thursday.

Basketball

NBA: Patty Mills has eyes on top prize for San Antonio Spurs

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Patty Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs calls a play during the second half against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2013 in New York City. The Spurs defeat the Knicks 120-89. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Chris Dutton Patty Mills puts contract negotiations on hold as he targets another championship series.

Basketball

NBA: Patty Mills won't throw in towel on title dream

Patty Mills.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Patrick Mills says he wants to be taken seriously in the NBA and ''not just be someone waving a towel''.

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios confident he can go five sets

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne Davis Cup rookie Nick Kyrgios insists he has the stamina to play five-set tennis.

Tennis

Velocity loses Nick Kyrgios but gains Chanelle Scheepers

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne The Canberra Velocity men's team has lost a superstar but the women's squad will boast a marquee signing on Monday.

Golf

Golfer Nikki Campbell may quit at end of year

Chris Dutton Canberra golfer Nikki Campbell is considering quitting the sport at the end of the year to focus on family.

Basketball

Carley Mijovic wants to use last five games with Capitals to impress Opals

Carley Mijovic.

Chris Dutton Carley Mijovic hopes to use the last five games of the WNBL season to prove she is ready for international duty.

BMX

BMX champ Caroline Buchanan pledges commitment to next generation

Olympic BMX rider Caroline Buchanan has recruited two rising BMX riders to her ??Next Gen?? stable. Canberra?s Mikayla Rose, 13, and Sydney?s Paige Harding, 10, will work with Buchanan as they aim to take the next step in their careers.
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Chris Dutton Olympian Caroline Buchanan wants to usher in a new generation of BMX stars.

Tennis

Australian Open 2014: Nick Kyrgios glad for chance in home grand slam

Sport: Asia-Pacific Tennis League, North Woden Tennis Courts, Canberra. Canberra Velocity men v Stanmore Wyverns. Nick Kyrgios of Canberra Velocity. 16th of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton Teenage star Nick Kyrgios will unleash months of injury frustration to launch his Australian Open dreams on Tuesday, admitting he feared last week a shoulder problem would shatter his home grand slam...

Tennis

Impressive Australian Open performance puts Nick Kyrgios in mix for Davis Cup singles spot

Australian Open Tennis Day 4 Melbourne Park ,  Nick Kyrgios during his match against Benoit Paire on Margaret Court Arena tonight
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Thursday the 16th of January 2014

Chris Dutton Boom Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios is set to shoulder Australia's Davis Cup hopes.

Tennis

Sponsors queue up for a piece of tennis sensation Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios' management claims the Canberra teenager can build a global brand to rival the game's greats.

Tennis

Velocity to stake claims for Fed Cup spot

Chris Dutton The Canberra Velocity are adamant they can show they are capable of playing Federation Cup in coming years.

Tennis

Rookie draft a spur to Velocity

Chris Dutton Canberra Velocity had to draft in a 14-year-old rookie to help kick-start its Asia Pacific Tennis League campaign.

Cycling

Season gives BMX star jump on Games

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 21: Australian BMX rider Caroline Buchanan poses during a portrait session on June 21, 2012 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)


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Chris Dutton BMX star Caroline Buchanan is adamant her globetrotting journey will steel her for another shot at Olympic Games gold.

Golf

Ruffels sets his course for success

Ryan Ruffels

Chris Dutton He's the 15-year-old from a family of tennis stars but former Royal Canberra member Ryan Ruffels has set his sights on a career in golf.

BMX

BMX star Caroline Buchanan says the hard work has paid off

Caroline Buchanan

Chris Dutton BMX star Caroline Buchanan is adamant her globetrotting and award-winning journey will ensure she is better equipped to handle intense pressure as she aims for Olympic Games gold.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals' Natalie Hurst still has what it takes

Sport: Canberra Capitals v Dandenong Rangers at AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Natalie Hurst. 2nd of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton Seven-time WNBL championship winner Natalie Hurst still has a ‘‘decade of basketball at the top’’ and Canberra coach Carrie Graf has backed her to become a dual Olympian.