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23 September 2018 12:24 PM Don't panic yet about European sprinters plundering Aussie races

That European bred bluebloods are simply classier animals than those produced in this hemisphere? That a trainer like Newmarket based Appleby, backed by the vast riches of the Godolphin Empire, has the resources to be as good or better than the Aussies when it comes to preparing sprinters? Hometown hero: Trainer Charlie Appleby claimed his first English 17

22 August 2018 6:33 AM Perth music banned from Queensland radio station ahead of netball grand final

The knives are out, with a Queensland radio station banning all Perth artists from its airwaves in the lead-up to the Suncorp Super Netball grand final between West Coast Fever and Sunshine Coast Lightning. Hot91 Sunshine Coast FM made the extraordinary decision due to their position as official radio sponsor of the Lightning, who will take on the Fever 26

29 April 2018 10:59 AM Denice Warren backs ACT greyhounds return after winning Canberra Cup

"The people have come out in their numbers and are cheerful but it's also a bit solemn here as well. "They haven’t given up the fight and hopefully the Canberra people do their talking with their fingers at the next election and someone might have a bit of common sense. "The kids in Canberra are going to grow up not even being able to touch a rabbit 51

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Is boxing any longer acceptable as sport? Boxing in Australia probably peaked with Lionel Rose's world title, but that was 50 years ago this week. In the UK this week, light heavyweight Scott Westgarth died after a bout, which he won. Once, boxing was the "sweet science". Increasingly, that looks like sugar-coating. Boxing defended itself this week by saying 77

19 January 2018 4:20 AM What to see and do on Australia Day in Sydney

On Friday 26th January 2018, Australia will celebrate the 230th Australia Day and the city of Sydney promises that "Australia Day 2018 will deliver plenty of memorable ceremonies, lively events and fun activities". As is tradition, the Sydney Harbour Bridge will have a fireworks display at 9pm. However, if you are unable to celebrate within the city, local 88

18 January 2018 2:18 AM Officers find 'disturbingly large' fish trap in Lake Burley Griffin

Canberrans caught using illegal fishing traps could be fined up to $5000 as part of an environmental clamp down by authorities. Narelle Sargent from the Environment Protection Authority said fishing traps were known to kill turtles, protected fish species and other animals such as the platypus. "Canberrans are reminded that under ACT law, fish traps 32

11 January 2018 12:46 AM Giant extinct burrowing bat discovered in New Zealand's South Island

The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago has been found in Central Otago. A team of international scientists, led by the University of New South Wales (UNSW), made the discovery in ancient sediments near the town of St Bathans on New Zealand's South Island. Burrowing bats were about three times the size of an average 84

6 January 2018 3:42 AM Brisbane police seize slippery suspect

A three-metre python weighing about 15 kilograms has been found during a police raid in East Brisbane on Friday afternoon. A two-metre albino python was also seized along with an improvised Taser, knuckledusters, drug utensils and a small amount of cannabis. Dutton Park police executed the search warrant at the Lytton Road residence after a tip-off from the public 39

4 January 2018 5:15 AM New bird discovered in Sydney Botanic Garden

A unusual species of bird has been discovered in the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. Staff and members of the public were quick to point out the rare pied currawong due to it's pale "washed-out appearance". Pied currawongs are found throughout eastern Australia and are often mistaken for a common magpie due to their jet black feathers and white undertail 44

27 December 2017 3:48 PM Sydney man burns 12 pigeons to death

A man has been charged after a pigeon coop was torched, killing 12 birds in Sydney's south. A Rosebery resident was woken by a neighbour telling him his bird coop was on fire on Wednesday morning. Firefighters arrived to extinguish the blaze but 12 of the 37 pigeons were killed. Police arrested a 33-year-old man and searched a nearby home where they found 62