Gold Coast 2018 get one-off $156 million government boost

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May 14, 2014 (ISN) - The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is getting a one-off 156 million Australian dollars (£87.3 million/$146.6 million/€106.8 million) boost from the Government's federal budget.     The money will go towards a host of infrastructure projects, and...

Amelie Kretz Completes First World Triathlon Series Race in 13th

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Chris Dornan (ISN) - GOLD COAST, Aus.—Canada's Amelie Kretz completed her first career World Triathlon Series race with an impressive 13th-place result at Australia's spectacular Gold Coast on Saturday. The talented 21-year-old Kretz bounced back after a disappointing crash in...

From the Shadows to the Spurs

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Written by Lachlan Ross (ISN) / Photos by James Rush (Rush Photography) June 17, 2014 – Oregon, USA – ISN’s Lachlan Ross profiles Australian basketball sensation Patty Mills and his journey from Canberra to the NBA Championship. You know a 10-year-old...

New women’s baseball league launched in Australia

A new womens baseball league has been launched in Newcastle New South Wales in Australia
 June 19,2014(ISN) - Women's baseball in Australia has been boosted by the launch of the Newcastle Women's Baseball League (NWBL) which will see four teams taking part in a six-week competition. The four teams will represent Toronto, Belmont, University and the...

Pistorius begins mental health tests at psychiatric hospital

Oscar Pistorius arriving at the Weskoppies psychiatric hospital for the first day of tests
May 26 , 2014 ISN - Oscar Pistorius has spent his first day at a psychiatric hospital for tests to determine if he has a mental health condition. The 27-year-old will spend up to a month visiting the Weskoppies hospital...

gier heads VW 1-2-3 in Australia

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Sept 15,2014(ISN) - Sébastien Ogier led Volkswagen's first podium clean sweep at Coates Hire Rally Australia as the German squad secured its second consecutive FIA World Rally Championship manufacturers' title. The Frenchman held off Jari-Matti Latvala in a tense final...

Quarters set after thrilling opening day of the HSBC Sydney Sevens

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Hosts Australia and last week's champions New Zealand provided an enthralling ending to the opening day of the HSBC Sydney Sevens with a dramatic 17-17 draw.   In the Pool A decider, New Zealand came from 17-5 down at half-time...

Canada’s Slopestyle Team On Top Down Under

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Aug 27,2014(ISN) - PERISHER VALLEY, Australia – Sebastien Toutant of l'Assomption, Que., led Canada toa 1-2 finish and four of the top-five spots in men's competition on Wednesday at theat the first stop on the Australian Slopestyle Tour. Toutant,...

Geraint John Named Head Coach Of Australian rugby sevens

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 May 27,2014 ISN - The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has today announced the appointment of Geraint John as head coach of the men's national rugby sevens team. Joining the ARU from Rugby Canada, where he has been head coach since...

THREE VICTORIES ON DAY TWO SEALS BOWL TITLE

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Adam Zaruba photo by Ian Muir Rugby Canada Canada’s Men’s Sevens Team defeats Wales, Scotland and Samoa to lift Bowl title in fourth leg of HSBC Sevens World Series at Allianz Stadium in Australia   SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Canada’s Men’s Sevens Team claimed silverware...

The Wave Muscat claim final act and season double in Sydney

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Oman based The Wave Muscat have taken out the final round of the Extreme Sailing Series 2015 in Sydney to cement skipper Leigh McMillan’s record setting third overall title. SAP Extreme Sailing Team held off a hard charging Red Bull Sailing Team to grab...

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