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Fearnley caps off Aussie career with marathon gold at Commonwealth Games

Sun, 2018-04-15 07:59

Kurt Fearnley has ended his career representing Australia on a high note and Madison de Rozario backs up track win in Australian double in the T54 marathons.

Her brothers died before she was born, now Skye Nicolson has won the gold they never could

Sun, 2018-04-15 06:34

Nicolson defeats Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh by split decision to complete one of Australia's fairy tale stories at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, following in the footsteps of her late brother Jamie.

Loss of woman overboard on cruise ship 'tragic' but not suspicious, police conclude

Sun, 2018-04-15 06:20

A P&O cruise ship docks in Brisbane this morning two days after a search in the South Pacific fails to find the 47-year-old women who detectives say was lost overboard in a "tragic set of circumstances".

Cruise ship arrives in Brisbane after woman lost overboard

Sun, 2018-04-15 06:20

A cruise ship arrives back in Brisbane after a 47-year-old woman fell overboard last week.

Cambage ejected as Opals win gold, Kookaburras send Knowles out a winner

Sat, 2018-04-14 20:02

The Opals cruise to victory over England in women's basketball despite the ejection of Liz Cambage — and Mark Knowles and the Kookaburras add another gold, beating New Zealand.

Cambage ejected as Opals crush England for basketball gold

Sat, 2018-04-14 20:02

The Opals crush England to win gold in women's basketball, but the big talking point is the ejection of Liz Cambage for a technical foul.

Javelin, high jump medals for Australia on final day in main stadium

Sat, 2018-04-14 17:06

Athletics wraps up in the main stadium ahead of Sunday's marathons, with Australia adding two more medals in the field events.

Vandals set fire to Commonwealth Games clock

Sat, 2018-04-14 14:26
Video posted to social media shows vandals setting fire to the Commonwealth Games countdown clock at South Bank in Brisbane.

Time's up for Commonwealth Games countdown clock, as vandals strike

Sat, 2018-04-14 14:26

Vandals set fire to the surfboard-shaped clock at South Bank in Brisbane overnight, claiming their actions are in retaliation for Commonwealth Games protesters being arrested on the Gold Coast.

Robert de Castella wins Brisbane Commonwealth Games marathon gold

Sat, 2018-04-14 10:34
Robert de Castella won gold in an epic men's marathon at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane.

The day de Castella stopped the nation with marathon victory in 1982

Sat, 2018-04-14 10:34

Where were you as Robert de Castella battled for marathon gold at the Brisbane Commonwealth Games? Almost four decades on, the famous race is still remembered as one of the most memorable moments in the nation's sporting history.

'It's quite heartbreaking': The crusade to save dying palms

Sat, 2018-04-14 10:09

Pandanus palms are dying along the Queensland coastline and in a battle of the bugs, insects are both the enemy and potential saviour of the cherished trees.

Why 'transition' is the coal industry's hardest word

Sat, 2018-04-14 09:50

A proposal for a new coal tax this week was the latest idea in the debate about whether the coal industry needs to transition. But what is a coal transition and why is it so bitterly contested?

Frostbite, wolves and charging moose part of cyclist's epic Alaskan adventure

Sat, 2018-04-14 08:00

Alaska's Iditarod Trail Invitational is 30 days of cycling through an unforgiving, frozen winter wilderness. Brisbane bike mechanic Troy Szczurkowski has braved it three times.

If discrimination is wrong, how can there be exceptions to the rule?

Sat, 2018-04-14 07:51

When it comes to discrimination, the law is clear. But how do you explain female-only gyms and men-only clubs? The short answer is the law itself discriminates.

Family raises money to help mother recover from a serious brain injury

Sat, 2018-04-14 07:48
George Bell will compete in his first boxing match to raise money for his mother Mary after she suffered a serious brain injury.

'My mum gave me life, I have no choice but to fight for hers'

Sat, 2018-04-14 07:48

A far north Queensland man is stepping into a boxing ring for the first time to literally fight for his mother's quality of life after a sudden heart attack left her with a severe brain injury.

Injured Pearson turns out to support Australian rival in hurdles final

Sat, 2018-04-14 07:07

Sally Pearson has always cut a dignified figure on the track but it is while coping with one of the biggest disappointments of her career that her class truly comes to the fore.

Backpackers pull on the boots to keep small town football competition alive

Sat, 2018-04-14 05:46

The tiny community of Condamine has turned to international backpackers to help keep local football alive, but it has a twofold benefit for the farming community.

Backpackers pull on the boots to keep small town football competition alive

Sat, 2018-04-14 05:46

The tiny community of Condamine has turned to international backpackers to help keep local football alive, but it has a twofold benefit for the farming community.