Goldie girl moves closer to Gold

BY MONIQUE ST CLAIR Skye Nicolson has relocated to the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra this week to complete her training in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games next year.   Nicholson, 21, is now be training full-time … [Read more...]

Ballina Riding for the Disabled Celebrates Open Day

RUBY PASCOE Ballina Riding for the Disabled (RDA) has celebrated their annual open day on July 30. The forty-hectare property opened its gates to the public to showcase the work that is done to help people living with disabilities. The … [Read more...]

God at the Games

TALISA ELEY For most sporting enthusiasts the 2018 Commonwealth Games will be about athletic achievements, winning gold and representing your country, but for some, the message will be much more holy. Gold Coast’s Christian churches, missions … [Read more...]

NAIDOC Week inspiration for Commonwealth Games

MITCHELL CORNISH In the build-up to the Commonwealth Games, organisers should look to NAIDOC Week celebrations as inspiration for inclusion at the events. Indigenous leader and Black and Deadly Founder Patricia Leavy, known affectionately by … [Read more...]

Griffith Student Lands Dream Job with Commonwealth Games

By: ABBIGAIL PALUDAN Griffith University student, Madison Spedding, claimed a job with the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 Corporation (GOLDOC) after completing an internship at their headquarters. Journalism graduate, Spedding, worked hard … [Read more...]

Golden girls the winning formula for Australian rugby

JESS BEER One year on since their Gold Medal performance in Rio, our women’s Rugby Sevens squad has competing Australian codes fearing for their talent pools. From touch football, rugby league, basketball and track and field, our ‘golden … [Read more...]

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Netball pools and competition schedule revealed

MADISON SPEDDING https://youtu.be/eX19yUSEJmY The official pools and competition schedule for the preliminary rounds of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Netball competition are now confirmed, following a draw ceremony held at Surfers … [Read more...]

Brisbane’s drag racing show ‘biggest on the planet’

ISABELLE SCHERRER Sport compact drag racing and show spectacular Honeywell Garett Jamboree kicked off over the weekend at Brisbane's Willowbank Raceway. This year the event celebrated its 27th anniversary and organisers claim it is the largest … [Read more...]

Injury won’t deter local Griffith heptathlete from chasing dreams

CAILLIN PALMERO   Griffith University’s rising star heptathlete, Casidhe Simmons has her sights set on competing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and won't let injury stop her. Injury is no new experience for Casidhe, who recently resumed … [Read more...]