Demast in 9m swell ends yachtswoman’s Antarctica record

Lisa Blair leaves the Albany Marina for her solo voyage around Antarctica. Picture: Laurie Benson Albany Advertiser Queensland sailor Lisa Blair has been forced to abandon her attempt to become the first woman to circumnavigate Antarctica solo after her mast broke in treacherous conditions in the Indian Ocean. The 32-year-old, who set sail from Albany more than two months ago, ...

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Glory women touted for Bunbury

Perth Glory Margaret River recruit Natasha Rigby, left, could be among the W-League team potentially heading to Bunbury later this year.Picture: Paul Kane / Getty Images The Perth Glory women’s team could play its first home and away game for 2017-18 in Bunbury after Bunbury soccer pioneer Guiliano Cantoni came up with the idea. Bunbury City Council will tonight decide ...

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GC Games reach one year to go milestone

The full schedule of events for the 2018 Commonwealth Games will be released on Tuesday. The world has been invited to apply for tickets for the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast as the countdown clock ticks over to one year before the opening ceremony . The full schedule for the Games was revealed on Tuesday just weeks after Durban ...

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Cyclist injured in Landsale crash

Emergency services at the scene of a crash between a car and cyclist at the intersection of Hepburn Ave and Mirrabooka Ave. Emergency services at the scene of a crash between a car and cyclist at the intersection of Hepburn Ave and Mirrabooka Ave. Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailCopy page link Click here to Read from the source

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Glory's Castro yet to decide on future

Perth Glory veteran Richard Garcia is adamant the uncertainty surrounding the future of star duo Diego Castro and Rhys Williams won’t distract the team from their title quest. Castro will wait until the end of the season before deciding on his future, while Williams has been linked to a move to either Melbourne Victory or Sydney FC. Footy Tipping and ...

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Gifts fit for a Queen

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Severe storms lash US

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Four people killed in tornadoes and flooding across southern states in the US Click here to Read from the source

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Eleven killed in bombing in Russian metro

A blast in a St Petersburg train carriage that killed 11 people and injured 45 was carried out by a suspected suicide bomber with ties to radical Islamists, Russia’s Interfax news agency has cited a law enforcement source as saying. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was in the city when the blast struck, visited the scene of the explosion late ...

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Man's amazing escape after train runs over him

[unable to retrieve full-text content]An elderly man has escaped with minor injuries after a train ran over him in China Click here to Read from the source

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