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12 June 2018 12:17 PM Teammates back Cahill to join elite World Cup club

And the boots he plans to wear in Russia will serve as a constant reminder of the challenge he faces. They will carry five soccer balls as details on the ankle of his boot to remind him of the goals he has already scored as well as commemorating his children, sons Kyah, Shae and Cruz and daughter Sienna, whose names are also etched on the shoes 11

31 May 2018 7:17 AM Tomi Juric 'a chance' to be fit in time for World Cup: Van Marwijk

"If I have to give you an answer five days ago maybe I was doubting. Now he trains for one and a half, two days and he doesn’t complain. So I think now he has a chance," van Marwijk said. The Dutch coach will not finalise his 23-man World Cup squad until close to the deadline, leaving 27 players fighting for a seat on a plane to Russia until Sunday evening 21

7 February 2018 4:01 PM Trains every two minutes: Sydney Metro will get rid of troublesome bottleneck on rail network

In a little over a year, new world-class metro rail services will start in Sydney – the biggest addition to our city's rail network in a century. There are as many opinions on whether Sydney Metro will improve the rail system as there are public transport customers, but the facts show it is a transformative project that Sydney cannot do without. At full capacity 33 1

6 February 2018 1:59 AM Huge shelter shed will keep the Metro Tunnel noise down as 24/7 work begins

Around-the-clock construction work will soon begin on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project, with the first of four enormous sheds completed to minimise noise and dust. The first of the acoustic sheds has been built on Franklin Street at the location of the State Library Station. Built using 290 tonnes of steel, the shed is 20 metres high and 70 metres 29

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 49

31 January 2018 10:48 AM Get in quick: Transperth urges early arrivals to Scorchers semi-final

Between 15,000 to 20,000 Big Bash League fans will need to get to Optus Stadium by 3pm on Thursday if public transport to the Scorchers' semi-final is to go to plan. Transperth is reminding all passengers of the changed public transport conditions needed to accommodate services to the Big Bash League game at Optus Stadium. These arrangements will impact 16

21 January 2018 8:40 AM How to boogie without getting blotto

What would you rather be doing at 10am on a Sunday? Staggering between your sink and bed, nauseous and headachy from a hangover?Or dancing, stone-cold sober, like a dag in the sun in St Kilda?Once you realise no one’s laughing at you - or even taking any notice - morning dancing in public is a lot of fun. That was the verdict of attendees of a free dance 38

20 January 2018 2:46 AM Melbourne weather: City enjoys relief from searing heat before mercury rises again

The cool change and cloud cover will see maximum temperatures drop to the mid-20s across southern parts of the state on Saturday, some 20 degrees cooler than the north and west of the state. Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster Michael Efron said Melbourne would hit a top of 26 degrees on Saturday with the chance of showers in the afternoon and possible 15

19 January 2018 11:15 AM Heat forces state's train network into 'go-slow' mode

Most of Melbourne’s metropolitan rail network is returning to relative normal, after being put on a go-slow directive during Friday’s heatwave conditions. Metro Trains lifted speed restrictrictions just after 7pm on Friday as temperatures across the city finally eased into the 20s, but restrictions remained in place on the V/Line network until 10pm. Blanket 22

2 January 2018 3:58 AM Road and rail shut down for major works

Commuters travelling into the city from the east, south-east and north-east will be forced to wait up to an hour before hitting the city centre, as the Andrews Government capitalises on the quieter holiday period to carry out a two-week $30 billion construction blitz to boost road and rail capacity. Commuters on the Cranbourne/Pakenham and Frankston 40