Road racing not for the faint hearted

Tayla Relph

MATTHEW HENDRY AND STAFF WRITERS Motorsport is a tough and dangerous activity, but Tayla Relph has wanted to ride motorbikes since she was given her first Yamaha Pee Wee 50 motorbike when she was just three years old.   Relph is now a … [Read more...]

Junior racers set to take on Asia

Angus Grenfell training at Broadford Raceway

TAYLA RELPH Ten Australian junior motorcycle road racers have been chosen to compete in the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup selection event to be held in Sepang, Malaysia, on October 29.   More than 400 junior riders from 19 countries applied … [Read more...]

Triathlon Series first round hits Robina

Queensland Triathlon Series

MARY JO DOWSETT The first leg of the Queensland Triathlon Series takes place at Robina this Sunday and is expected to attract athletes of all ages and abilities.   The event, which has been running since 2012, will see professional … [Read more...]

Gold Coast race stretches 320km

BRIANNA MORRIS-GRANT Australia’s first ever 200 mile race is coming to the Gold Coast this month. https://youtu.be/pZMHUMwBuek The Altra Nerang 200 calls on runners from around the world to beat 200 miles – 320 kilometres – on a 25km loop … [Read more...]

Games officials defend casino sponsorship

ELOISE LE GROS Commonwealth Games organisers have been challenged on whether they are promoting gambling to viewers by partnering with major event sponsor, the Star Gold Coast casino. Games officials were asked this morning about the … [Read more...]

Sally Pearson pulls out of Commonwealth Games

JORDAN QUINN   UPDATE: MP Kate Jones gave media her thoughts on Sally Pearson's unfortunate withdrawal from her hometown Games outside the Athlete's Village today. World champion 100 metre hurdler Sally Pearson has officially … [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...]