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20 July 2018 8:00 AM The Kosciusko: Country cousin of The Everest a grand prize for small trainers

The Kosciusko, like The Everest, isn’t a new financial game for the zillionaires, but a chance for country trainers, and smaller owners to get a bite of a $1.3 million cherry, which sure beats racing for chaff bags at picnic meetings. Certainly the sweepstakes run in connection with The Kosciusko, for which $5 tickets can be purchased at pubs for a chance 12

9 June 2018 4:27 PM French Open: Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens to break grand slam duck

Simona Halep was close to tears on Saturday after ending a long wait for herself and an even longer one for Romania by winning the French Open. The world number one, who had a reputation for collapsing when it mattered after losing three Grand Slam finals including two in Paris, finally put her hands on a major title after showing great determination 15

11 February 2018 5:03 AM Thrills, spills and staph infections: Inside Perth's first UFC tournament

In WA's first ever UFC event, Australian Tyson Pedro has sent fans wild after pulling off a stunning victory over Russian Saparbek Safarov in their light heavyweight fight at Perth Arena on Sunday. The first fight of the main card at Arena didn't even make it to the second round after New South Welshman Pedro won by submission. "I told you we were going 51

10 February 2018 6:45 AM Skinnyfish Sound System launches Perth Festival

Two stages at Elizabeth Quay held an incredible lineup of summer beats including Block Party, Ben Folds, Abbe May, Neil and Liam Finn, Dizzee Rascal, The Avalanches and Mogwai. Friday night's opener started with a set by electropop outfit Electric Fields before Skinnyfish Sound System remixed its catalogue with live didj and Arnhem Land raps, with a set from DJ Juno to close 44

2 February 2018 8:13 AM Shocking footage emerges of dog being bashed to death

Shocking footage has emerged of a man using a bat to beat a dog - described by its owners as cuddly and gentle - to death. The footage shows three dogs embroiled in a fight in the front yard of a Moncrief home when a man beats one of the dogs - named Karma - to death in an apparent attempt to break up the fight. The owner of the dead dog, Vanessa De Alvia 21

27 January 2018 5:30 AM ACT athletics championships: Rohan Browning beats Jack Hale, Melissa Breen out injured

Queenslander Riley Day stepped up in Breen's absence to clock a personal best time and win the ACT title, beating Maddie Coates and Larissa Pasternatsky across the line. But it was a tight men's battle that set the track alight on the opening night of the championships as Browning, Hale and Trae Williams all stopped the clock at 10.23 seconds with minimal 39

12 January 2018 12:19 PM Australian Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in surprise exhibition game

Melbourne: World No.1 Rafael Nadal has delighted fans at the Australian Open qualifiers with a surprise exhibition match at Melbourne Park. The Spaniard took on Dominic Thiem in the Margaret Court Arena clash on Friday. They were all square after two sets, with Thiem winning a first-set tiebreak before Nadal hit his straps in the second set. The Open's 31

14 December 2017 2:02 AM As it happened: Ashes cricket: Third Test, Perth, day one

The clock at the ground had ticked past 6pm but the umpires allow one more over. Cummins beats Bairstow's bat but England get through. It's been their day. Despite Mark Stoneman's controversial dismissal for 56 the tourists have the ascendancy with Jonny Bairstow (75 not out) and Dawid Malan (110 not out) taking their team from 4-135 to 4-305 at stumps 71

13 December 2017 3:55 AM Democrat Jones beats accused Moore to Senate seat in Alabama in setback for Trump

Washington: Democrat Doug Jones has won Alabama's election for the US Senate, scoring an upset victory in a deeply conservative state against a Republican candidate who was backed by President Donald Trump, US media said. Jones, 63, a former federal prosecutor, prevailed over former state chief justice Roy Moore, whose campaign was dogged by allegations 74

12 December 2017 3:44 AM Black Jack beats Wild Oats XI to win Big Boat Challenge on Sydney harbour

Black Jack has drawn first blood ahead of this year's Sydney To Hobart after beating heavyweight super maxi Wild Oats XI to line honours by 43 seconds in the annual Big Boat Challenge. Crown Prince and Princess Frederick and Mary of Denmark helped crew Wild Oats XI, but were unable to help the boat notch an eighth straight win in this race. The last time Wild Oats XI lost a Big Boat Challenge 76