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Out of your comfort zone: how a sports fanatic tackles a 40-hour sports famine

Out of your comfort zone: how a sports fanatic tackles a 40-hour sports famine

Justin Fris, Student reporter

September 17, 2013


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

As a writer obsessed with politics and sport, I naturally gravitate towards stories that involve one or both topics. The only thing I love more than those things is conquering a challenge. When encouraged to look “outside of your comfort zone” in terms of pushing myself, I could think nothing...

Freo fans face down the cold and rain to score tickets

Freo fans face down the cold and rain to score tickets

Blake Coulson, Student reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Sport and Lifestyle

It is history in the making for the Fremantle Dockers, with 2013 a breakthrough season for the club. Fremantle will play its first ever preliminary final at home on Saturday 21 September, taking on the Sydney Swans in what is expected to be a sell-out game. Tickets for the preliminary final at...

WA ‘clean of match fixing’ says Football West

WA ‘clean of match fixing’ says Football West

Samantha Hendricks, Student broadcaster

September 16, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

Football West is confident the match-fixing scandal that’s erupted in the Victorian Premier League could not have occurred in WA. Ten people have been arrested from a suburban Victoria soccer club over allegedly manipulated match results. Samantha Hendricks reports. ...

Calls for sports clubs to abandon Coca-Cola sponsorship

Calls for sports clubs to abandon Coca-Cola sponsorship

Tanya Phillips, Student reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under News, Sport and Lifestyle

An alliance of health groups have written to Coca-Cola in a bid to stop the company "weight-washing" the obesity issue with their latest campaign, as part of growing criticism of the soft drink giant's promotion of its products as healthy options. Diabetes Australia, the Australian Dental Association...

Test cricket dismissed at the WACA

Test cricket dismissed at the WACA

Rebekah Mathieson, Student Broadcaster

September 12, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

The WACA says hosting 4 one day internationals next summer won’t make up for being denied a test against India. Only four tests are being staged in the series with Western Australia missing out. Rebekah Mathieson reports. Podcast Powered By Podbean ...

Local motorbike racer sets his sights high

Local motorbike racer sets his sights high

Blake Coulson, Student reporter

September 12, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

The Motor Cycle Racing Club of WA (MCRCWA) will host round four of their state championship this Sunday at Barbagallo Raceway in Wanneroo. One rider aiming for success on the weekend is Caillin Simcock-Bailey, who will be racing in the Clubman 1000 category on his Aprilia RSV4. The Clubman 1000...

Freo’s Purple Haze go crazy

Freo’s Purple Haze go crazy

Ambra Fossati, Student Broadcaster

September 10, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

Fremantle fans hoping to see the Dockers win the premiership are having to buy tickets this Thursday with no guarantee of the team making the grand final. Ambra Fossati reports. Podcast Powered By Podbean     ...

Fremantle goes Dockers-mad in advance of finals

Drew Jones, Post-graduate broadcaster

September 6, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

The port city is bathed in purple, as Drew Jones reports.

End of an era; Woosha quits the Eagles

End of an era; Woosha quits the Eagles

Kally Borg, Student Reporter

September 5, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

West Coast Eagles coach John Worsfold’s 12-year reign has ended. At 4pm today the announcement was made that Worsfold, affectionately known as Woosha, would not be extending his contract with the team. The West Coast Eagles CEO Trevor Nisbett and chairman Alan Cransberg held a press conference this...

Jaeger bombs the competition to claim award

Jaeger bombs the competition to claim award

Katy Henning, Student Broadcaster

September 5, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

Former WA State midfielder Jaeger O’Meara has won the NAB rising star award. The Gold Coast Suns player was the overwhelming winner, as Katy Henning reports. Podcast Powered By Podbean ...

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