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4 August 2018 11:08 AM 'He'd be so good at it': Wheelchair rugby's bid to sign Alex McKinnon

“To be honest, playing wheelchair rugby is something people ask me about at every presentation I do,” said McKinnon, who suffered a serious spinal injury four years ago while playing for the Knights in an NRL match against Melbourne. “Throughout my rugby league career, I was quite selfish with the amount of time and dedication I had to put in because 21

11 June 2018 2:05 PM 'Once in a lifetime': fathers and eight-year-old sons off to World Cup

Brad Turner got an email from the Fanatics, the business that organises travel to some of the world's most popular events as well as annual Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli and the Western Front. The email was advertising the football World Cup. He forwarded it to two mates who also live on Sydney's northern beaches, Mick Williams and Andrew Smith 17

9 February 2018 9:25 AM Champion Australian javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister dies

Australia's champion javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister has died suddenly overnight in the Netherlands. Bannister, who won gold in the javelin at the Delhi Commonwealth Games and was the national record holder, had been training and living in Holland with his girlfriend. Jarrod Bannister had won gold for Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, and held the national 32

7 February 2018 9:37 AM Body found at Victorian beach near where engineering student went missing

A man's body has been found at a beach on the Mornington Peninsula near where a student went missing at the weekend. The discovery follows the disappearance of Khalil Nabizadah, a 23-year-old engineering student from Narre Warren, who became caught in a rip while swimming with two friends at London Bridge beach at Portsea on Sunday. Victoria Police said the body found 25

31 December 2017 11:17 PM At least 12 die in Costa Rica plane crash

San Jose: A plane crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, most of them foreign tourists, the country's security ministry said. The crash, whose cause is not yet known, took place in the mountainous area of Punta Islita, which is popular with tourists, in the province of Guanacaste, about 230 km west of the capital of San José. Enio Cubillo 50

24 December 2017 8:21 AM New Year's Eve forecast: The end of 2017 is looking fine

There's good news on the weather front for the bumper crowds expected to flock to Perth's beaches, nightspots and the New Year's Eve fireworks next week, with near-perfect conditions forecast for the end of 2017. Perth's New Year's revellers can look forward to a sunny day with a top of 31 degrees on Sunday. A balmy New Year's Eve is forecast with a minimum 54

3 December 2017 7:28 AM Perth set for short-lived scorcher and rainy start to week

As wild weather belts the east coast, temperatures around the city are soaring towards 38 degrees - Perth's hottest day since February. By 10.50am, Perth's metropolitan weather station had already reached 33.5, while Swanbourne, Pearce and Jandakot all peaked at around 30 degrees. While Perth residents rushed to local beaches to celebrate the return 67

13 November 2017 8:28 AM Central Coast beaches closed after shark attack

A 25-year-old man is recovering in hospital after a suspected shark attack on the NSW Central Coast. Surf Life Saving NSW said the "minor" shark attack happened at the lagoon at Avoca Beach. Central Coast Council lifeguards treated the man's puncture wounds while paramedics also responded to the incident. "North Avoca and Avoca beaches are currently 57

4 November 2017 8:42 AM Popular Perth beaches closed after 2.5 metre shark spotted

Cottesloe and North Cottesloe beach have been closed after a 2.5 metre shark was spotted by the Wespac Lifesaver helicopter. The shark's species had not been identified but the predator was seen 300 metres south of the Cottesloe groin. About 3:15pm a 2.5 metre shark was also spotted 100 metres off the Broadwater Boat Ramp in Busselton, swimming in a westerly 65

22 October 2017 6:52 AM No bodies found in trawler wreckage

Police divers have found no trace of four men, lost at sea when their fishing trawler overturned, after searching the sunken wreckage off the Queensland coast. The sea-cucumber trawler FV Dianne overturned in treacherous conditions near the town of 1770 on Monday night. Ruben McDornan managed to get clear of the sinking vessel but skipper Ben Leahy 55