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The storm in W.A.

I am not referring to the carbon tax, pollies and prostitutes...or even an alleged slip by Slippers. No, I am referring to the storm that...

Let’s get Pippa and Kerry in a PROPER fight

An Olympic rower threatened to abandon ship and swim to shore during the fierce argument that prompted the shock sacking of Pippa Savage. The volatile...

London weather could affect Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt can lower his 100m world record below 9.5 seconds, his coach has said, but London's weather could foil his efforts. Glen Mills,...

The Campbell sisters are ready for the Olympics

Sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell will become the first siblings to compete together on an Australian Olympic swimming team in 40 years following the...

James Magnussen can lift the Dolphins

James Magnussen is the alpha male the Australian swim team needs, capable of lifting spirits like Ian Thorpe or Grant Hackett, according to head...

Psychic results of the 2012 London Olympics

It was many years ago my grandfather told me the story of a supposed Olympic Games, held in byegone days. A noted psychic by the...

Great Sportswomen – Yelena Isinbaeva

On 22 July 2005 Yelena Isinbaeva became the first woman to clear the historic 5.00 metre (16.4 feet) barrier in pole vault. At the age...

Ian Thorpe returns for Olympic glory

Suddenly Ian Thorpe is feeling a little bit media-shy. The move is in sharp contrast to 12 months ago when Thorpe had the chief...

Kiwis say, Shearing should be an Olympic sport

A New Zealand farming lobby group says sheep shearing has the potential to become an Olympic demonstration sport and needs to be taken to...

Matildas are ready to qualify

The Matildas hope to take advantage of North Korean opponents reeling from a doping scandal to kick-start their Olympic qualifying campaign in China this...

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