Chris Dutton, Canberra Times

Chris Dutton

Canberra Times

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Past articles by Chris:

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg presented with 'strong case' for Zed Seselja's Viking Park upgrade

The treasurer has hinted there may be federal funding allocated for a Viking Park upgrade. → Read More

Stadium wars: Zed Seselja reveals plans for a huge upgrade to Viking Park

Zed Seselja says he is a "bit of a fly in the ointment" when it comes to representing the ACT in federal Parliament. → Read More

'It's holding us back as a city': David Pocock backs Civic stadium complex

David Pocock wants a new national convention centre and stadium complex as a priority nation-building project. → Read More

Queen Elizabeth sets Chris Waller-trained Chalk Stream for Canberra Cup bid

Andrew Clark was blown away with 388 Canberra Cup and Black Opal nominations. But one from the Queen almost knocked him off his chair. → Read More

'We bloody love it': Why Brumbies prop Tom Ross is amped for NSW Waratahs derby

Some try to hide the hype to keep a lid on things, but Tom Ross has been living it for too long to care. → Read More

Canberra Capitals left fuming amid WNBL finals venue debate

The Capitals could be forced to take home finals out of Canberra. → Read More

Australia v New Zealand tour and T20 clash at Manuka Oval cancelled

New Zealand's COVID travel restrictions led to the postponement on Wednesday. → Read More

Australian cricket captain Tim Paine quits after sexting photo scandal and lewd messages

Tim Paine is set to quit the Australian captaincy role less than a month before the Ashes. → Read More

Host city price hike threatens Canberra's international sporting status as 2027 rugby World Cup bid waits

The ACT government will delay re-entering the sporting market until COVID subsides, but there's no guarantee they can afford to be a player. → Read More

Brumbies, Raiders could play at Canberra Stadium on same day to avoid fixture clash

A scheduling clash could force the Brumbies and Raiders to play at Canberra Stadium on the same day. But there's a catch. → Read More

ACT Brumbies get Super Rugby Pacific blockbuster boost after 2022 draw revealed

Folau Fainga'a and the Brumbies have are hoping crowds come back next year. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong The ACT Brumbies will start their Super Rugby title quest with two weeks on the road before a home blockbuster against their biggest rivals to restart rugby in Canberra. → Read More

Chris Cairns' fight to leave wheelchair and walk after heart surgery, spinal stroke

Chris Cairns is still in a wheelchair after a tear in the artery in his heart put him in a life and death battle. → Read More

NRL 2022 draw: Canberra Raiders set to play Cronulla Sharks in round one

The Raiders will be looking for a fast start to 2022 after missing the finals this year. → Read More

South Australia sets date to lift restrictions and welcome Canberra travellers

Vaccinated Canberrans are set to get more travel freedoms by the end of November. → Read More

ACT Health says all children are included in indoor and outdoor gathering limits from Friday as Canberra lockdown restrictions change

ACT Health has moved to clear confusion about whether children will be exempt from visitor restrictions. → Read More

ACT reports 15 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday

Eleven cases were linked to existing cases and outbreaks, with the remaining cases under investigation. → Read More

ACT records 15 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday

The ACT has reported 15 new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on Wednesday. → Read More

Canberra lockdown: Harrison School, Lake Ginninderra College and St Thomas Aquinas added to exposure list

Thousands more students and their families are in quarantine after three schools were identified as exposure sites. → Read More

'Covid comes first': Kyrgios weighs up Olympics, Wimbledon double

Nick Kyrgios' chances of playing at the Olympics hinges on how he copes with being in a non-stop tennis bubble. → Read More

'I'm ready': Happy and vaccinated Nick Kyrgios sets sights on Wimbledon

Nick Kyrgios has enjoyed the comforts of home, but he says the time is right to rejoin the tennis tour. → Read More