Struggle onshore as HMAS Rosie takes out Darwin Beer Can Regatta

Struggle onshore as HMAS Rosie takes out Darwin Beer Can Regatta

Updated July 09, 2017 18:57:36 Photo: The team from HMAS Rosie holding the “hidden treasure” they successfully delivered to judges. (ABC News: Dijana Damjanovic) The use of decoys and dedicated planning has led to a long struggle on the shores of Mindil Beach in Darwin as rival teams fought to the end for one to be crowned winner of the 2017 Battle of Mindil. In the afternoon light, about 20 competitors, who earlier had been pummelling each other using wizard sticks and oars at sea, wrestled on the sand to…

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Pre-race favourite Richie Porte crashes out of Tour de France

Pre-race favourite Richie Porte crashes out of Tour de France

Posted July 10, 2017 01:07:57 Pre-race favourite Richie Porte of Australia has suffered a heavy crash in a descent during the ninth stage of the Tour de France. The BMC Racing rider hit the rocks on his right-hand side and was attended to by medics, who carried him into an ambulance on a stretcher. “Devastating images of @richie_porte coming from the road after a nasty crash. Richie will be taken to hospital for examination,” BMC Racing Team wrote on Twitter. Sunday’s ninth stage is a punishing trek in the Alps,…

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Austrian GP: Bottas holds off Vettel for second win

Austrian GP: Bottas holds off Vettel for second win

Bottas, on pole in his Mercedes, startled his rivals as he powered away from the grid at the Red Bull Ring circuit, prompting Vettel to claim he had jumped the start. But an examination by the stewards left Finland’s Bottas in the clear as he claimed his second win of the season and boosted his own title hopes. His teammate Hamilton, hampered by a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change, moved through to fourth from eighth, but Vettel is now 20 points ahead with Bottas in third, 35 points…

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My sister is a drunk but she can't see it

My sister is a drunk but she can't see it

By Anonymous Posted July 10, 2017 07:35:35 Photo: I have entered another world, meeting drinkers and those who spend much of their lives working hard to never drink again. My sister is a drunk. We can all see it, but she can’t. It’s hard to fathom how that can be. It’s not like she is a little bit of a drunk, or a sometimes drunk — she has been on a non-stop bender for months. Today, I was called to Central Railway Station. Fred, a gorgeous young man, had phoned…

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Toadie’s daughter plans head shave

Toadie’s daughter plans head shave

Ryan Moloney is urging Neighbours fans to support his daughter Erin’s drive to help the Kids’ Cancer Project. The soap star’s youngster is set to shave her head on her 11th birthday in October, in the hope of raising $5000 for the charity. media_cameraRyan Moloney’s daughter, Erin, has decided to shave her head to raise money for the Kids Cancer Project on her 11th birthday. Picture: Sarah Matray“I’m a very proud dad,” Moloney said. “Erin said she wanted to do something to help other people. She has done this completely…

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