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21 January 2018 11:11 AM League's whipping boy John Grant must feel like Richard Nixon

As John Grant approaches the final weeks of his term as ARLC chair, he must feel like former US president Richard M Nixon. When Nixon lost the race for governor of California in 1962, he told reporters in his concession speech: "You won't have Richard Nixon to kick around anymore." Grant has become a whipping boy for rugby league's ills, with his critics 5

21 January 2018 11:11 AM Raf 'n tumble: Four-hour battle readies Rafael Nadal for second week at Australian Open

Rafael Nadal concedes he would have preferred to have cruised through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in two hours rather than struggled through in four, but said that matches like Sunday's win over Argentine Diego Schwartzman would give him confidence his body could again withstand lengthy matches in the second week of a grand slam. Nadal 5 1

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 5

21 January 2018 8:40 AM Man's ear lobe bitten off after asking group to be quiet in Brisbane's south

A man has had his ear lobe bitten off after an argument in Brisbane’s south overnight. Police officers were called to Inala after reports of a disturbance outside a home on Andromeda Street about 1.20am. A woman and two men had been arguing out the front of the home when a neighbour came out onto the street to ask them to keep the noise down, police 5

21 January 2018 6:14 AM Australia's fastest man Jack Hale set for Commonwealth Games qualifier in Canberra

Australia's fastest man Jack Hale is gunning for a Commonwealth Games qualifier at the ACT athletics championships this week following a controversial race in Perth. Hale might have been the fourth-fastest Australian man over 100 metres in history but for a blunder by West Australian athletics officials last Friday. The sprint star won his preliminary 4

21 January 2018 6:14 AM Pilot, 75, killed in glider crash near Bathurst

A day in the skies has turned to tragedy for the pilot of a glider that crashed at Pipers Airfield in Eglinton, near Bathurst in central NSW, on Sunday afternoon. NSW Police said the pilot, a 75-year-old man, was killed in the crash. The man was the sole occupant of the aircraft, which was a single-engine Schleicher ASH-25M powered glider. A spokesman 6

21 January 2018 4:02 AM Man intentionally crashes, woman rescued

Members of the public helped rescue a woman being held against her will in a car that crashed north of Brisbane on Saturday. Queensland Police say the man forced his way into a vehicle around 6pm on Saturday and stopped the woman inside, who was known to him, from leaving. He threatened to harm the woman and drove at high-speed Anzac Avenue at Redcliffe 4

21 January 2018 1:53 AM Body found in search for man missing at Grampians waterfall

The body of a man missing overnight in the Grampians National Park has been found. Police will prepare a report for the coroner after the body was found at MacKenzie Falls near Zumsteins about 9.30am. The body is yet to be formally identified, but police believe it is the 28-year-old last seen under the waterfall about 5pm on Saturday. Leading Senior 6

20 January 2018 8:00 AM Matthew Smith's decision to sprint Faraway Town breaks 797-day drought

Danny Williams left Randwick with a satisfying Highway Handicap quinella from Acquittal and Kopi Luwak, with both now looking to next month's Goulburn heat of the Country Championships. Acquittal broke his maiden at his third run and first attempt at 1400m after a heady ride from Jay Ford, who went with the three-year-old when he looked like over-racing 5

20 January 2018 7:09 AM Suspected ice lab busted in WA's South West

Detectives in the South West city of Busselton have charged two men after busting a suspected ice lab. Police executed a search warrant at a property on Court Street on Tuesday and allegedly found "a number of items, including equipment consistent with the manufacture of methamphetamine." A 43-year-old man from Busselton has been charged with a range 7