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13 September 2018 1:43 AM Chloe Hosking re-signs with Alè-Cipollini and sets sights on worlds

Having re-signed for a third season with Alè-Cipollini, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Chloe Hosking now has her sights set on winning a world title. The Canberra cyclist announced on Thursday she will stay with the Women's World Tour team for 2019. Her immediate goals will be the Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta this weekend and then she'll ride for Alè-Cipollini 19

14 February 2018 7:12 AM PyeongChang is putting the 'winter' back into Winter Olympics

After two balmy Winter Olympics - where athletes stripped clothes off to cool down and snow had to be trucked in - PyeongChang is bringing the winter back. It's been so biting cold that athletes' skis are warping and makeup is freezing to the faces of BBC anchors (to be fair, it's probably freezing to the faces of other people, as well). Officials have even gone as far as to postpone 38

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 63

30 January 2018 7:26 PM Ferry with 50 aboard missing near Kiribati

Wellington: A ferry with an estimated 50 people aboard has been missing for more than a week off the coast of the Pacific nation of Kiribati. New Zealand's Rescue Coordination Centre said on Saturday it has sent a military Orion plane to assist in the search of an area of ocean approximately the size of Britain. Authorities say the ferry departed Nonouti 44

28 January 2018 6:24 AM Ale-Cipollini's Chloe Hosking's 3-year plan from Great Ocean Road to Tokyo 2020

She's yet to see the road race course on the Gold Coast first hand, but had already booked a ticket with her partner to check it out once she's ridden the Herald Sun Tour, which runs in Victoria from January 30-February 4. Given the clairvoyant nature of that purchase, maybe she should also book a ticket to Tokyo as well. That was already a possibility 28

27 January 2018 6:16 AM Hosking in Commonwealth Games team after victory at Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

"I was sitting at the back of the peloton thinking, 'This is really nice girls thanks, I'm going to be so fresh for the last part'," Hosking said. Hosking powered up the hill, surprising both her team director and second-place getter Gracie Elvin with the ease with which she gobbled up the ground. She then overcame Stultiens, defending champion Annemiek 31

27 January 2018 4:42 AM $274m drug bust: Australian, NZ crews seize almost one tonne of heroin

A joint operation between the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has conducted one of its largest drug seizures in the Middle East region. Dugald Clelland, Commanding Officer of HMAS Warramunga, said the action in the western Indian Ocean was part of Operation MANITOU, and a team effort between close partners. The drugs 38

27 January 2018 4:42 AM Four rescued on Great Ocean Road after man reportedly falls off cliff

A group of friends had to call in the experts on Saturday morning after an attempt to rescue a mate ended with the entire group stuck. One of the group called triple zero around 2.20am Saturday to report a man had fallen about 20 metres down a cliff off Jamieson Track, in Separation Creek on the Great Ocean Road. The other three had gone to the man's 44

16 January 2018 9:49 PM Woman climbs cliff face to escape naked pervert near Great Ocean Road

A terrified woman has climbed a cliff face to escape a naked man who chased her while she was sunbathing at a beach on the Great Ocean Road. The man was performing a lewd act as he approached the woman at Massacre Bay in Peterborough about 3pm last Thursday, police say. The woman fled, climbing a cliff face about three storeys - or nine metres - high to escape 32

14 January 2018 7:08 PM Australian Defence Force on alert after Russian military exercise

Defence personnel were operating under "increased readiness" in Darwin earlier this month after Russian bombers flew out of an Indonesian military base and close to Australia, it has been revealed. The ABC has reported that the RAAF Base Darwin was placed on a "brief period" of alert while more than 100 Russian personnel and several aircraft were stationed 29