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11 March 2018 7:58 AM Canberra gelding Almost Court lives up to name and wins $130,000 Canberra Cup

"I bought him as a yearling and got him going and he won a race back home but last year we had very wet tracks and that's why I got him over here," Court said. "We got sick of the wet tracks, we had 19 weeks of heavy tracks, so we brought him over here and he hasn't looked back. "He's a dry tracker and last-start at Randwick was soft and I said to Paul we're 29

10 March 2018 10:21 AM Downhill dramas take toll on para-alpine skiers

“I don't think any athlete can shake off a disappointment like this easily. But what I can do is give myself half an hour to feel absolutely rat shit. “Then I focus on the things I did well, and I focus on my mistakes then I put it to the side.” For standing skier Gourley, also a three-time Paralympian, his campaign got off to a sour note after he missed 24

9 March 2018 4:44 AM Next generation of rowers in Canberra for ACT Head of the Lake schools regatta

A bumper week of rowing in the capital is set to continue with the ACT Head of the Lake school's regatta taking place on Saturday. The event will see 599 rowers compete at the regatta with students from Canberra Girls Grammar, Canberra Grammar, Daramalan, Radford and Marist leading the local contingent. Interstate rivals Cranbrook School, Kinross Wolaroi 34

2 March 2018 5:54 AM World champion quartet to race at ACT rowing championships

Reigning world champion rowers are set to descend on Lake Burley Griffin for the ACT rowing championships beginning on Saturday. Australia's world champion men's four crew of Jack Hargreaves, Spencer Turrin, Alexander Hill and Joshua Hicks headline the two-day event featuring almost 600 rowers. The crew won world championship gold following their heroics 31

10 February 2018 3:33 AM Investment gamble pays off as Matt Campbell lands Porsche Le Mans deal

Australia's Matt Campbell is set to follow in Mark Webber's footsteps, taking on the World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans with Porsche. The newly minted Porsche junior started life as a factory-backed racing driver by outgunning highly-fancied racers in identical 911 GT3 R machinery in qualifying for the Bathurst 12 Hour last week where 43

7 February 2018 8:14 PM $124m heroin haul: Australian Navy's latest drug bust a 'milestone'

A late-night operation by HMAS Warramunga on Thursday yielded a $124 million heroin haul, bringing the total value of drugs intercepted by the vessel since it was deployed to the Middle East region to the billion-dollar mark. The Royal Australian Navy crew seized 414 kilograms of heroin during the operation in the Western Indian Ocean, after the ship's 43

6 February 2018 7:05 AM Crew retakes oil tanker from pirates off west Africa coast

Hong Kong: The crew of a missing Indian oil tanker has regained control of the ship from pirates who had hijacked it off Benin's coast, the vessel's management company says. The Marine Express tanker was "the subject of a pirate attack and seizure in the Gulf of Guinea" on February 1, Anglo-Eastern of Hong Kong said on social media. The ship lost contact 22

6 February 2018 4:45 AM Heavily pregnant woman dies of snake bite in Meekatharra

A woman and her unborn baby have died after a suspected snake bite in WA's Mid West region on Monday. A St John Ambulance spokesman said the 27-year-old woman was in cardiac arrest when an ambulance arrived at a Meekatharra property on Main Street about 8.45pm. The local ambulance crew and a paramedic tried to resuscitate the woman, who was 31 weeks 18

4 February 2018 9:10 PM Man drowns at Pretty Beach near Batemans Bay on NSW South Coast

A Victorian man has drowned after getting caught in a rip at a beach on the NSW South Coast on Sunday. Emergency services were called to Pretty Beach, about 30 kilometres north of Batemans Bay, at 2.30pm, after reports of a man becoming distressed in the water. Westpac Life Saver Helicopter CEO Stephen Leahy said two men were swimming when one of the men, aged in his late 30s, became 141

4 February 2018 2:43 PM Amtrak crash: Multiple deaths, scores injured after trains collide in South Carolina

An Amtrak passenger train collided with a CSX freight train in South Carolina on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring at least 50, the Lexington County Sheriff's Department said on Twitter. The train with 139 passengers and eight crew members aboard was traveling between New York and Miami when it collided with the freight train and derailed 43