F1: Safety 'Halo' gets green light, thumbs down from fans

F1: Safety 'Halo' gets green light, thumbs down from fans

The announcement that all 20 cars on the 2018 grid will be fitted with the safety device to protect drivers from flying debris and other potential hazards was confirmed by motorsport’s world governing body, the FIA on Wednesday. “Following the unanimous agreement of the [Formula One] Strategy Group, in July 2016, to introduce additional frontal protection for Formula One and the repeated support from the drivers, the FIA confirms the introduction of the Halo for 2018,” the FIA said in a statement on its website. “With the support of the…

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Flare let off during AFL match prompts security concern

Flare let off during AFL match prompts security concern

Posted July 22, 2017 09:05:41 Photo: A man has been charged after a flare was let off in the crowd at Adelaide Oval. (Twitter: @SkMim2) Related Story: Security beefed up at Adelaide Oval after Manchester attack Adelaide Oval’s enhanced security screening is under scrutiny after a flare was let off during last night’s AFL match between the Crows and Geelong. A 33-year-old man has been charged by police over the disturbance and barred from returning to the venue for at least six months. External Link: Twitter Mikey Nicolson Tsk tsk…

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Aquaman swimming our way

Aquaman swimming our way

AQUAMAN is coming to Sydney. The star of the DC blockbuster, Jason Momoa, has been announced as a celebrity guest attending Oz Comic-Con at Sydney International Convention Centre on September 30 and October 1 and at the Brisbane event the week before. “The man, the legend — Jason Momoa just LOVES Australia,” Oz Comic-Con announced. “He’s taken a break as the ruler and protector of the seas to join us at Oz Comic-Con Brisbane & Sydney! Don’t miss this chance to meet a Justice League team member in the flesh!”…

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School fight video angers mums

School fight video angers mums

A MOTHER whose daughter was filmed being punched has called for harsher penalties for people who post videos of school fights on social media. Selina, whose 13-year-old daughter Lara was in a fight with another student as she left Darling Range Sports College on Thursday, spoke out after a video of the fight created a Facebook storm. In the video, a group of teenagers surrounds another student as she pushes Lara to the ground. Lara attempts to fight back, but falls to the pavement and is hit repeatedly. Rosie, whose 13-year-old…

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Charlie Gard's dad yells, mom weeps after brain scan called 'sad'

Charlie Gard's dad yells, mom weeps after brain scan called 'sad'

Story highlights Charlie Gard’s dad yelled “evil” in court before storming out Friday The next hearing in the case is scheduled for Tuesday After the hospital’s lawyer, Katie Gollop, told a judge what doctors thought of results from new scans of Charlie’s brain, the baby’s mother, Connie Yates, burst into tears, and his father, Chris Gard, yelled “evil,” according to the association. The judge is considering new information on the 11-month-old, who was born with a rare genetic disorder called mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome. He is unable to breathe or…

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