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7 February 2018 6:44 AM Orr Stakes highlight as Caulfield kicks off Festival of Racing

We've had the off-season and the dress rehearsals, the odd group or listed race at Flemington, Moonee Valley and Caulfield as summer stretched through January into early February. But this weekend the Australian racing scene really kicks into gear with the first group 1 contest of 2018, the CF Orr Stakes which launches Melbourne's late-summer Festival 11

12 January 2018 12:47 AM Gigi Hadid, Kate Moss together in first photo

Just ask Gigi Hadid, who went a little wobbly after she appeared in a campaign with her hero, Kate Moss, for the first time. The pair are appearing in the latest campaign for shoe brand Stuart Weitzmann. The campaign also features Australian "bad-boy" model Jordan Barrett. After the shoot, which was photographed by another legend, Mario Testino, Hadid 12

10 January 2018 8:52 AM Aussie youngster Alex de Minaur breezes through to Sydney quarter finals

And the 69kg rising star didn't let up in the second set, breaking Dzumhur twice before his opponent succumbed to the hamstring injury, much to the displeasure of the crowd. They had cheered on every de Minaur winner prior to that, delighted with the tenacity and precision of their newest hero who could do no wrong on Ken Rosewall Arena. Davis Cup captain 15

7 January 2018 2:17 AM 'If astronauts have a hero, that hero is John Young': plaudits flow for NASA's longest-serving astronaut

John Young, NASA's longest-serving astronaut, who flew in space six times, walked on the moon, commanded the first space shuttle and became the conscience of the astronaut corps, advocating for safety reforms in the wake of the 1986 Challenger disaster, has died at his home in Houston. He was 87. NASA announced his death, citing complications from pneumonia 29

4 January 2018 11:40 PM Tiger Woods to start 2018 campaign at Torrey Pines

Former world number one Tiger Woods will make his much-anticipated 2018 debut at this month's Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, his first official PGA Tour event since missing the cut at the same tournament last year. Woods, who returned to competition last month in an 18-man exhibition after a near 10-month layoff during which he had spinal fusion 16

17 December 2017 10:16 AM Canberra Cavalry split ABL series with Perth Heat

They went on to lose to Perth on Thursday night, but managed to win on Saturday and Sunday. Canberra sit third on the ladder, just one win behind the second-placed Heat, who they face in their next four-game series in Perth after Christmas. But Panas won't be there - the Toronto Blue Jays prospect will head home for the Festive Season and won't return 32

11 December 2017 10:57 PM Gym buddies 'bust' would-be robber, lose thongs

A Gold Coast gym “hero” has scored a new pair of thongs after he and his powerlifting mate foiled an alleged armed robbery. Gerard Pashkevich and Andy Davis had been out for dinner about 8.20pm on Sunday night when they spotted a man wearing a balaclava walking into a pharmacy at Southport, in the Coast’s north. “He was behind the counter getting money 71

4 December 2017 9:41 AM Violent clashes outside alt-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos event in Kensington

Violent clashes erupted outside an event hosting controversial British alt-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos in Kensington on Monday night. About 150 hard left and right protesters gathered in front of the Melbourne Pavilion on Racecourse Road and Stubbs Road, where they faced off and fought with sticks. Riot police then stormed the protest and used pepper 56

28 November 2017 11:17 AM A-League announces special Star Wars-themed round

"We look forward to celebrating the hero's journey through best-practice activations, content and experiences for families and fans alike," Kylie Watson-Wheeler, managing director of the Walt Disney Company, Australia and New Zealand said. A limited edition BB-8 supporter football has been produced and is available for fans to purchase, in honour of the droid 53

24 November 2017 7:12 AM Australian Open golf 2017: Jordan Spieth buoyant despite having mountain to climb

Jordan Spieth was talking to himself, talking to his caddie, talking to the gallery, talking to no one in particular. And when you thought he'd just about had enough of muttering and stuttering his way through a middling Australian Open day, you thought wrong. "You know on this golf course more than just about any that we play, I feel like you can make up more ground 61 1