James Fogarty

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Unlucky or deluded? One man’s attempt to swim the Atlantic

Ben Hooper’s plan to swim 2,000 miles from Senegal to Brazil – complete with sharks, storms and deadly jellyfish – didn’t work out. Alex Moshakis meets him to find out why<p>One sunny morning last November, Ben Hooper, a 38-year-old former policeman, waded into the Atlantic Ocean from a beach in …

Aquatic Sports
LGBTQI
West Coast Eagles
Carbon Dioxide
Australia
Soccer
Soccer

Nick Kyrgios, the Reluctant Rising Star of Tennis

He has been called the most talented player since Roger Federer. But does he even want to win?<p>Nick Kyrgios, the twentieth-ranked tennis player in the world, stepped to the baseline. He briskly bounced the ball and rocked forward to begin his serve, his arms swinging. He has a narrow waist and …

Tennis

Once More With Feeling

Two decades into his legendary career, Roger Federer is playing with a newfound freedom -- and having way too much fun to quit now.<p><i>Roger Federer</i> …

Tennis
Tennis
Sociology
Port Adelaide

A Son’s Race to Give His Dying Father Artificial Immortality

<b>The first voice</b> you hear on the recording is mine. “Here we are,” I say. My tone is cheerful, but a catch in my throat betrays how nervous I am.<p>Then, …

Cycling
Port Adelaide

This is not 'natural selection': east Africa is in the grip of a famine emergency

The callous response to the famine in east Africa shows that our luxurious lifestyles in Australia have stopped us from exercising empathy<p>Phoebe Williams is a paediatric doctor at Sydney Children’s hospital, currently working in rural Kenya<p>Earlier this month Adam Gartrell’s article flashed up on my …

Africa

The Selfie Monkey Goes to the Ninth Circuit

Twist: There are two selfie monkeys.<p>A selfie-taking monkey went to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, to fight for his right to own copyrights. Or rather, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) went to court on his behalf, it seems, to make a point about animal liberation. …

Ethnology
Cycling
West Coast Eagles
Personal Data
Sociology
Tennis
Motor Racing
Biomedicine
Auto Racing

Alaska's Incredible Shrinking Village

Rising seas are claiming Shishmaref and its Native culture of self-sufficiency<p>IT'S FOUR DAYS before graduation, and 19-year-old Tammy Iyatunguk, a …

Arctic Circle

In Defectors From the North, Doctors in South Korea Find Hope — and Data

A program tracking the health of North Korean refugees rests on the premise that someday, health care will once again be a shared …

North Korea
Port Adelaide
Australia
Australia