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Scrap Yard Spirit

The bus zigzags through Sydenham and St Peters, going east. It travels along Railway Road, past the cappuccino bulging with froth that is painted on the corner cafe, and high up a ghost sign for a newsagent emerging from underneath faded whitewash. 245 more words

Inner West

Press Pause

This week’s 30 for 30 piece focuses on Marion Jones Press Pause. This is an interesting documentary because it focuses on a track and field Olympic star, which as a sport does not get much recognition in a sports realm obsessed with football, basketball, and baseball. 466 more words

30 For 30

DAY 1 - ROUND-UP

Its been an exciting start to the Sydney International Horse Trials 2016, with Olympic hopefuls such as Shane Rose, Stuart Tinney & Sonja Johnson all vying it our for the top placings in the 3* classes. 248 more words

11.24s Australia's Golden Girl Cathy Freeman

In front of 112,524 expectant fans Cathy Freeman, Australia’s only hope of an athletics gold medal at the 2000 Games, in that space-age hooded bodysuit, puffs out her cheeks and prepares for the biggest race of her life. 221 more words

100m

BROTHERLY ADVICE

An equestrian career can often be a frustrating and lonely endeavour and even the most accomplished riders can sometimes find themselves in need of some good advice. 324 more words

April Fools: Who Wins the Medal for this Event?

I was vulnerable.

My favorite team in sports, The New York Mets, were actually up and coming, after 13 years of supreme suckiness. Hope springs eternal, but it was especially true for Mets fans in April of 1985. 486 more words

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