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Powdered hands fast prepare
and mind aligns with body,
Lungs brace and fill with air
Stadium noises become foggy,

Soles claw at the rubber floor… 67 more words

Legislating Disappointment

On November 2, the House of Representatives released its proposed tax bill – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  A few days later, the Senate released its own version.  551 more words

Excise Taxes

Let's get one thing straight!!!!

I am an aquarium fanatic, but one thing that I really hate is the subscription to the old way of thinking, as we grow in the hobby, our practices grow as well. 328 more words

No slowing Nathan down

St Anthony’s Catholic Primary Marsfield student Nathan Barbara is well on the way to living his dream of becoming a Paralympian.

The Year 4 student recently took first place in shot put, discus, long jump and the 100m sprint at the Inner West Athletics Competition, and will progress to the MacKillop trials in September. 95 more words

Sports Scoops

Strangest Games That Are Discontinued in Olympics

  1. Solo Synchronized Swimming

The contestant should swim according to the music in sync to herself. Solo Synchronized Swimming was last seen in 1992 Olympics. It couldn’t draw much attention lately by the audience. 408 more words


Londoner Damian Warner places fifth, Kevin Mayer wins gold in decathlon at IAAF World Championship

Londoner Damian Warner was a favourite for gold at the IAAF World Championship in London, England, but ended up placing fifth.

Warner started his second day of competition by clocking the fastest time in the 110-metre hurdles to move into third place overall. 222 more words