London Marathon runners sweat through record-breaking heat

London Marathon runners sweat through record-breaking heat

Posted April 23, 2018 17:41:20 Photo: Runners stand in front of fans after finishing the London Marathon. (Reuters: Paul Childs) Related Story: Australia’s De Rozario wins London Marathon wheelchair event London Marathon runners sweltered through the event’s hottest year on record with the mercury reaching 24.1 degrees Celsius. Extra water, …

Ben Simmons posts landmark triple-double as Philadelphia 76ers edge Miami Heat in NBA playoffs

Ben Simmons posts landmark triple-double as Philadelphia 76ers edge Miami Heat in NBA playoffs

Posted April 22, 2018 11:15:22 Photo: Ben Simmons (R) almost had a quadruple-double, but settled for a landmark triple-double against the Heat. (AP: Joe Skipper) Ben Simmons has netted a triple-double consisting of 17 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to carry the Philadelphia 76ers past the Miami Heat 106-102 …

Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers v Miami Heat, NBA finals, Chris Anstey

Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers v Miami Heat, NBA finals, Chris Anstey

AUSSIE basketball legend Chris Anstey says Ben Simmons’ Philadelphia 76ers are good enough to win a “fairytale” NBA title. The former Dallas Maverick and Chicago Bull says the Sixers, who go into Game 2 of today’s Eastern Conference first-round match up with the Miami Heat with a 1-0 series lead, …

Ocean heat waves and weaker winds will keep Australia warm for a while yet

Ocean heat waves and weaker winds will keep Australia warm for a while yet

By Jonathan Pollock, Andrew B Watkins and Catherine Ganter Posted April 12, 2018 14:08:32 Photo: Ocean temperatures in the Tasman Sea and around New Zealand are much warmer than average — in fact at record levels in the past few months. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s latest climate outlook, issued …

Sweltering Darwin heat the result of its highest April dew point in 60 years

Sweltering Darwin heat the result of its highest April dew point in 60 years

Posted April 04, 2018 13:35:35 Photo: A high dew point has created hot and sticky conditions in Darwin this week. (ABC Radio Darwin: Jesse Thompson) Top End residents anticipating the onset of the long-awaited dry season woke to a rude surprise this week. On Wednesday morning the dew point, a …

Small town in outback South Australia plans to build its own pool to beat the heat

Small town in outback South Australia plans to build its own pool to beat the heat

Updated March 25, 2018 07:36:07 Photo: Mickey McKenzie (L) and Tyson Johnson want a new pool in their outback town (Supplied: Travis Hague) Related Story: Midnight swimming keeps nocturnal Aboriginal teens out of trouble Related Story: How much wee is actually in your local pool? A grassroots campaign has begun …