Targa Tasmania a family affair for passionate fans

Targa Tasmania a family affair for passionate fans

Posted April 24, 2017 21:02:48 Photo: David Biggelaar is passing on his love of Targa Tasmania to his daughter Molly and son Harry. (ABC News: Laura Beavis) Long-time Targa Tasmania spectator David Biggelaar reckons the love of cars was bred into him by his father. Leading his son and daughter between a line of idling Porsches, Ferraris and Lamborghinis near the entrance to the Sideling in north-east Tasmania, he was doing his best to pass on the passion. It was the first day of the rally, covering nearly 74 kilometres…

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Fight club where Conor McGregor isn't welcome

Fight club where Conor McGregor isn't welcome

While that figure was slightly exaggerated — UFC had been sold for $4 billion a few months earlier — there’s no doubting McGregor is very much the face of the franchise. But there’s one fight club where McGregor’s larger than life personality wouldn’t be altogether welcome — ONE Championship, UFC’s mixed martial art equivalent in Asia — according to the franchise’s founder Chatri Sityodtong. “If Conor McGregor was a free agent, ONE Championship would not try to sign him,” Sityodtong told CNN. “We don’t want somebody to swear at people,…

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F1 stars donate to stricken teenage racer

F1 stars donate to stricken teenage racer

Seventeen-year-old Billy Monger had his lower legs amputated after plowing into the back of a fellow driver’s car at high speed during a British Formula 4 race at Donnington Park last Sunday. The teenager was trapped in his car for 90 minutes following the crash, according to reports, before being airlifted to the nearby Queen’s Medical Center in Nottingham. Monger remains in a critical, but stable condition. In the wake of the accident, Monger’s racing team JHR Developments has set up a donations page on the crowdfunding website JustGiving to…

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Sharks upset by Titans after Eels, Cowboys win

Sharks upset by Titans after Eels, Cowboys win

Updated April 22, 2017 22:33:06 Photo: Pulu’s four-pointer won the game for the Titans late on. (AAP: Craig Golding) Related Story: Controversial try against Rabbitohs should not have been allowed, refs boss says The Gold Coast Titans have upset Cronulla 16-12 thanks to a last-gasp try to Leivaha Pulu. Their victory came after Parramatta edged the Panthers and the Cowboys managed to beat Newcastle in Townsville. Pulu had scored one try in his 31-game career coming into Saturday’s game, but managed to double up, including the game-winner against the Sharks….

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