Wombat found stabbed to death at Tharwa swimming spot, south of Canberra

Wombat found stabbed to death at Tharwa swimming spot, south of Canberra

Posted May 18, 2018 16:55:18 Photo: Rangers found the dead animal on Friday morning. (Supplied: ACT Government) Rangers who found a dead wombat that had been stabbed several times in its skull at a swimming spot just outside of Canberra have made a public appeal for help to find the …

Commonwealth Games: Ariarne Titmus gets Australia off to golden start on final night of swimming – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Ariarne Titmus gets Australia off to golden start on final night of swimming – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 10, 2018 19:59:41 Ariarne Titmus has got Australia off to a golden start in the pool on the final night of swimming at the Commonwealth Games. Titmus, backing up her gold in the 800m freestyle, was in charge of the 400m freestyle from the get-go, finishing in a …

Commonwealth Games: Scotland’s Duncan Scott emerges as new swimming star after 100m win – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Scotland’s Duncan Scott emerges as new swimming star after 100m win – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 09, 2018 07:30:56 Photo: While all the attention was on other swimmers, Duncan Scott produced a powerful swim to snatch the gold. (AAP: Darren England) Scotland’s Duncan Scott has come from seemingly out of the clouds to snatch gold from the clutches of more illustrious swimmers, with a …

Rockingham fishing and swimming warning near Cape Peron after wastewater leak concerns

Rockingham fishing and swimming warning near Cape Peron after wastewater leak concerns

Updated April 06, 2018 19:52:41 Photo: The outlet is about four kilometres off the coast. (Supplied: Water Corporation) The Water Corporation is warning people not to swim, dive, kayak or fish within one kilometre of a wastewater outlet off the coast of Cape Peron in Rockingham. Testing of water near …

Commonwealth Games: Hopes for more swimming gold as second night commences – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Hopes for more swimming gold as second night commences – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 06, 2018 20:17:42 Kyle Chalmers has claimed gold for Australia in an incredibly strong field for the men’s 200m freestyle, adding to Australia’s medal tally on a night anticipated to provide a Commonwealth Games gold rush for the host nation. Chalmers edged out compatriot Mack Horton and Scotland’s …

Steve Titmus steals show during swimming race

Steve Titmus steals show during swimming race

AUSTRALIA found a new national hero at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre — and it wasn’t 17-year-old sensation Ariarne Titmus. Her dad, Steve, is all Aussie Commonwealth Games fans are talking about, after his raw, manic and emotional performance from the grandstand cheering on his daughter, who is still in …

Florida police catch three-metre alligator swimming in a family pool

Florida police catch three-metre alligator swimming in a family pool

Posted April 01, 2018 23:04:30 Florida police have posted footage on social media of a trapper removing a 3.35 metre alligator from a family pool in the town of Nokomis on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office tweeted images of the alligator alongside the hashtags “Tweet from the …

Ariarne Titmus is the rising star at the Commonwealth Games swimming trials

Ariarne Titmus is the rising star at the Commonwealth Games swimming trials

Updated March 02, 2018 12:12:34 Photo: Titmus’s coach won’t be impressed until she starts winning at international meets. There’s tough love … and then there’s what coach Dean Boxall provides to Australian swimming’s rising star Ariarne Titmus. But it seems to be working. Teenager “Arnie” Titmus — dubbed The Terminator …