Animal cruelty inquiry to investigate ‘deeply disturbing’ racehorse abuse at abattoirs

Updated October 22, 2019 19:42:13 An independent inquiry will investigate the treatment of retired racehorses and allegations of animal cruelty at abattoirs, the Queensland Premier has announced. Key points: The inquiry will be overseen by the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission A separate Biosecurity Queensland investigation into one of the abattoirs is also continuing Premier Annastacia […]

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Rugby boss Castle defends relationship with Cheika amid World Cup fallout

Updated October 22, 2019 17:51:43 Photo: Raelene Castle defended Rugby Australia’s coaching set-up. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle has expressed surprise over Michael Cheika’s statement there was “no relationship” between the pair. Key points: Departing Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said there was “no relationship” between him and Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle […]

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How a mispronounced word and a cheeky interview cost the Bathurst winners $250k

Updated October 20, 2019 17:38:02 Photo: Scott McLaughlin is still the champion of Bathurst despite some questionable team tactics. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) Related Story: Scott McLaughlin wins dramatic Bathurst 1000 Map: Bathurst 2795 Scott McLaughlin will remain the Bathurst champion, but his teammates have been accused of some very dodgy tactics in the closing stages […]

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