In early 1960 Mick Robins a horsemen from Broken Hill had heard that a young horse trainer by the name of Bart Cummings was looking for staff.
Patrick Bartley Racing Victoria stewards will allow Bart Cummings' name to remain in the training partnership with his grandson if evergreen stayer Precedence makes the Melbourne Cup field this year.
Philip Wen China will reveal to the world its growing military capability and ambitions as it mounts a massive parade through Beijing this week, though many Western leaders and - understandably - Japan's Prime Minister won't be attending.
Jon Tuxworth Shattered at having his Commonwealth Games dream ripped away from him, Gosford boxer Josh English debated giving the sport away.
Stathi Paxinos "There's virtually nothing a fish can't do."
Lee Gaskin Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff has his sights set on breaking into the Australian team with an arsenal of extra pace and a refined technique.
Eryk Bagshaw Animal Welfare groups have slammed the recommendations of the NSW inquiry into puppy farms, claiming that the findings only repeat old recommendations and do not go far enough to address dangerous breeding practices.
Jesse Hogan Australia's biennial focus on fashioning an effective Twenty20 line-up to break their poor record at the World Twenty20 tournaments starts on Monday in Cardiff.
Lindsay Murdoch Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government.
Lindsay Murdoch Police have arrested and charged a 28-year-old Turkish man in relation to the Bangkok shrine bombing.