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21 November 2017 1:31 AM Former Racing Victoria chairman David Moodie was denied justice, judge rules

Former Racing Victoria chairman David Moodie was denied natural justice in findings that he inappropriately disclosed information during a cobalt investigation, a judge has ruled. Victorian Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bell found racing integrity commissioner Sal Perna failed to ensure a reasonable apprehension of bias did not arise in his findings against 6

30 October 2017 7:31 AM 'Emotional' Gayle wins defamation case

West Indies star Chris Gayle has won a defamation case against Fairfax Media after it claimed he exposed his genitals to a massage therapist during the 2015 World Cup in Australia. The lurid accusations were made by Fairfax newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times in a series of stories in January last year. They claimed Gayle 20

30 October 2017 3:56 AM Chris Gayle wins defamation case against Fairfax

CRICKETING superstar Chris Gayle has won a defamation case against Fairfax with a jury finding he did not expose his penis to a female masseuse and the publisher was motivated by malice in reporting the false allegation. The jury of three women and one man determined it was not true that Gayle exposed his genitals to Leanne Russell and indecently propositioned 73

28 October 2017 3:10 AM Capacity Cox Plate crowd warned to 'pack a poncho'

A capacity crowd is expected at Moonee Valley to witness champion mare Winx chase her 22nd consecutive win and third Cox Plate on the trot on Saturday. But those 32,000-odd punters have been told to pack wet weather gear along with their fascinators, frocks and fancy suits with cool conditions and the chance of showers throughout the day. Sam McClure 15

28 October 2017 2:02 AM ‘I let the media throw in all the punches’: Salim’s threat to sue for $103 million

HE drew headlines with Australia’s most hotly-debated wedding. Now Salim’s sick of the headlines, and says he’s plotting Australia’s biggest defamation case. The plan to outdo Rebel Wilson — who recently won Australia’s biggest defamation payout of $4.5 million over media giant Bauer — was outlined in a letter to a journalist sent today, Fairfax Media 28

26 October 2017 2:50 AM Adam Hyeronimus tips Stonebrook better prospect than Arbeitsam as record on line

Adam Hyeronimus is convinced the unbeaten Stonebrook will turn out better than his free-wheeling Rowley Mile-winning stablemate Arbeitsam as Randwick's drawcard tries to extend his winning streak to five. Champion mare Winx galloped at the course in front of a good crowd at Moonee Valley racecourse on Tuesday, in preparation for her attempt to win a record-equalling 17 1

25 October 2017 6:47 PM Thailand grinds to a halt for King Bhumibol's five-day funeral in Bangkok

Some Thais have sat for more than 24 hours in the heat and monsoon rain to secure a front-row spot, with at least 250,000 people expected to gather in Bangkok in a sea of black. Most Thais have never seen a king's funeral, as King Bhumibol reigned for 70 years, becoming a father figure to many of his subjects. "We will collect our memories of the good things 15

24 October 2017 12:43 AM Dwayne Smith gives evidence in Chris Gayle defamation case

CRICKETER Dwayne Smith has told a NSW Supreme Court his teammate Chris Gayle did not expose himself to a female massage therapist in a change room saying, “that is something I would remember if it happened”. The T20 player and former West Indies all-rounder gave evidence in Gayle’s defamation lawsuit against Fairfax over a series of articles published 46

13 September 2017 5:13 AM Rebel Wilson wins Australia's highest ever defamation pay out

Rebel Wilson has won the highest defamation pay out ever awarded in Australia. The Australian actress won $4.5 million Australian dollars (£2.7m) after successfully arguing a series of magazine articles portrayed her as a serial liar. Bauer Media claimed Wilson lied about her age, real name and some childhood events, even after it knew the allegations 45

13 September 2017 3:01 AM Rebel Wilson awarded record $4.5 million in defamation damages — here’s why

REBEL Wilson has been awarded the biggest payout in Australian history — $4.5 million in defamation damages. Here’s why. In a stunning decision, a Supreme Court judge claimed the extent of Wilson’s defamation was “unprecedented” and warranted substantial damages — to the tune of more than $4.5 million — after the jury found articles published in Woman’s 55