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7 July 2018 10:11 AM Canberra sprinter Tom Agnew breaks record in Finland

Meet the Canberra kid that has gone within a second of Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt's 100 metre sprint world record. Tom Agnew has broken the ACT under 20's 100m record by clocking 10.48 seconds in the 4x100m race in Jämsä, Finland - not far off Bolt's mark of 9.58 seconds - and he already has tongues wagging about an Olympic Games appearance down the track 15

2 July 2018 7:30 AM Make way for a new Aussie sprint star

Browning missed the final of the Commonwealth Games this year by one thousandth of a second. The man who tipped him at the line by that tiny margin, Henricho Bruintjies of South Africa, went on to win the silver medal in the final. "I didn't think anything remotely like that would happen today, I wasn't very hyped or feeling the greatest going into the competition 12

29 September 2017 6:48 AM Doh! Simpsons votes steer Melbourne's train poll off the rails

When Melbourne's new underground railway is finally completed in 2026, one question must be asked: is there a chance the track could bend? Around 28,000 suggestions have already been lodged in the first month of the competition to name Melbourne's five newest underground stops. Belle Gibson is ordered to pay $410,000 after she was found to have misled 31

29 August 2017 1:41 PM 'We should and will get along with Russia', says Trump

In a joint press conference with the president of Finland on Thursday, US President Donald Trump expressed confidence that the US and Russia would eventually get along with each other. Responding to a question about US-Russian relations, Trump said, “Well, I hope that we do have good relations with Russia. I say it loud and clear, I’ve been saying it for years 41

14 July 2017 11:57 PM Long work hours increase heart risk: study

Working long hours increases the risk of developing a dangerous irregular heartbeat, British research shows. Scientists compared people who work 35 to 40 hours a week with hard grafters who labour for 55 hours or more. Over 10 years, the harder workers were 40 per cent more likely to suffer the condition known as atrial fibrillation (AF). Statistical 54

20 June 2017 12:25 AM Blank Esports to represent Australia at the Sydney leg of the Overwatch World Cup

A fan committee has chosen Blank Esports to represent Australia during the Sydney leg of the Overwatch Sydney World Cup. Currently ranked as the country’s best Overwatch team, Blank Esports’ roster includes Ajay ‘Aetar’ Umasankar (DPS), Jason ‘ieatuup’ Ho (DPS/Flex), Jordan ‘Gunba’ Graham (Support), Marcus ‘Kiki’ Jacob (Tank), Ashley ‘Trill’ Powell (Tank/Flex) 56

13 June 2017 11:01 AM Nokia is back with Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3, but let's hope Nokia is not late

Nokia on Tuesday re-entered the Indian smartphone market. Although, this time around the brand is just that -- a brand. The actually company is HMD Global, a Finland-based firm started by old Nokia hands. But then HMD talks like Nokia, walks like Nokia, is full of ex-Nokia people, and sells Nokia phones. For all practical purposes it is now Nokia. And now it is in India 118

6 June 2017 11:01 PM Australia 4G speeds average 33Mbps for 10th globally: OpenSignal

Australia's 4G speeds dropped two places over the half year down to 10th globally, while 4G availability fell to 19th place worldwide, according to OpenSignal. Telecommunications coverage mapping company OpenSignal has released its LTE report for the first quarter of 2017, revealing that Australia dropped six places to come in at 19th place worldwide 54

19 April 2017 10:11 AM Parents make a big difference just by talking

The think tank's education director Andreas Schleicher explains how much positive impact can come from simple changes such as parents taking time to talk to their children and eating a meal together. Perhaps the most distressing threat to student well-being is bullying, and it can have serious consequences for the victim, the bully and bystanders 33

29 March 2017 4:27 PM Microsoft's Surface Book and Surface Studio will ship in more markets

The Surface Studio with Performance Base will ship in 13 countries, and Surface Studio will start shipping in Australia, Canada and New Zealand Microsoft has been cautious about making its Surface product line available worldwide. It tests devices in specific markets, sees how they do, and if the response is good, ships them to those areas. The company 32