Phillip Island

Truck driver fighting for life after rig plunges from bridge into river

A 21-year-old truck driver is fighting for his life after his rig crashed, plunging 20 metres off a bridge and into a river in regional Victoria.<p>The …

Emergency Medicine

Nick Harris on Pedrosa's pure bad luck

The voice of MotoGP™ writes about the career and luck of one of the paddock's biggest names after that retirement announcement

Motorsport

In search of sunrise? Mount Fuji beckons

#ENVIRONMENT<p>By <b>Travel Wire Asia</b> | 19 July, 2018 |<p><b>JAPAN’S MOUNT FUJI is officially open for climbers, explorers and sightseers.</b><p>Between July and …

Asia Travel

The Punt: Can Saints repeat Tigers mauling at odds?

Last year in Maddie’s Match, the Saints buried Richmond in the first half and never looked back as they recorded a surprise victory to the tune of 67 …

Rory McIlroy

Truck driver critical after rolling off a bridge on the Bass Highway

A truck driver is in a critical condition after his truck rolled off a bridge and into the water at Woolamai.<p>It’s believed the truck rolled off a …

Phillip Island

In pictures: The wild side of Phillip Island

<b>JUST OFF AUSTRALIA’s southern coast is Phillip Island, named after Governor Arthur Phillip, the first Governor of New South Wales.</b>Located 140 …

Asia Travel

9 Ways to Travel Sustainably in Australia

Ecotourism is becoming significantly more important with every year that passes. Fortunately, when visiting Australia it’s easy to travel …

Sustainability

The Kick-off: The sports stories you need to know this morning

<i>LIVE: Welcome to Fox Sports’ daily roundup of the stories you need to know about in the world of sports right now. Join us every weekday morning from</i> …

Sport (Australia)

MotoGP: what the expect at Sachsenring this weekend

The Sachsenring in Germany is the location for round nine of the 2018 MotoGP championship, and is the last round ahead of the three-week summer break before proceedings continue at Brno in the Czech Republic in early August.<p>It also looks like this will be the last time MotoGP will visit the former …

Motorsport

Lorenzo fastest, ‘in great shape’

Jorge Lorenzo may have admitted Friday’s MotoGP timesheets that followed Friday’s free practice did not tell the full story, but he soon assured …

Motorsport

Paddock Pass Podcast #76 – WorldSBK Mid-Season, Part 1

Episode 76 of the Paddock Pass Podcast is out, and in it we mix things up. Recorded at the Laguna Seca WorldSBK round, on the mics are Steve English …

Superbikes

MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa announces he will retire at the end of 2018

DANI Pedrosa has announced that he will retire from MotoGP.<p>In an emotional press conference on the eve of this weekend’s German Grand Prix, the …

Motorsport

Phillip Island farm could sell for the first time in 150 years

A beautiful property at <br>1950 Phillip Island Rd Cowes is for sale.<p>A HUGE farm in Phillip Island that has belonged to just one family for nearly 150 …

Profit

Only Two More Limited-Edition Oakley MotoGP Sunglass Events Remaining In 2018

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi is one of the most popular athletes on the planet. Sunglass maker Oakley not only sponsors the 39-year-old Italian and …

Motorsport

Kiwi Supercars leader Scott McLaughlin out to hold his nerve as V8s race hots up

Kiwi V8s young gun Scott McLaughlin is hoping his winning shot at goal in a Supercars promotional event on Eden Park proves a positive omen for what …

Sport (New Zealand)

A tale of two beaches and their rubbish problem

Loading<p>Ms Jones gathered more than 3000 cigarette butts from the sand and foreshore on one day alone after the Easter long weekend this year.<p>Port …

Pollution

A Gearhead Chat With Chris Hemsworth at the Indianapolis 500

Thor talks about motorcycles, beer, and how he got into the mindset of a young James Hunt for Rush.<p>The Indy 500 was a big, beautiful mess this year. Restarts, cautions, crashes, a white-knuckled finish—<i>The Greatest</i> <i>Spectacle</i> <i>in Racing</i> lived up to its billing. Our visit to the 500 even came with a …

Autos

A Beginner's Guide to Australia's Regions

Australia’s vast territory — all 7.7 million square kilometres of it — is divided into eight states and territories, and every one of these regions …

Australia

Mature McLaughlin the Supercars supremo

Being quicker off the mark and more mature are the two factors which have driven Ford star Scott McLaughlin into the biggest championship lead of his …

Motorsport

Guest Blog: Mat Oxley - MotoGP Assen: thrilling… scary… boring?

<i>MotoMatters.com is delighted to feature the work of iconic MotoGP writer Mat Oxley. Oxley is a former racer, TT winner and highly respected author of</i> …

Motorsport

VK9BF VK9EV VK9QR VK9PM Norfolk Island. From DXNews.com

N7BF, W6ABM, N7QR, ZL2HM will be active as VK9BF, VK9EV, VK9QR, VK9PM from Norfolk Island, IOTA OC - 005, 10 - 19 October 2018.

Australia

Unique school holiday activities you may not have considered

<i>Now THIS looks like fun. Image: KID/DUB, supplied.</i><p>One of my biggest struggles during the school holidays is entertaining the kids and introducing …

Australia

2018 Assen MotoGP Race Round Up: Another Monument To The New Golden Age | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

When it comes down to it, it is always individual races which define an era. Silverstone 1979 defined the late 1970s, with Barry Sheene coming up …

Motorsport

'It's game on': Craig Lowndes gets ready to tackle Townsville

Success in North Queensland has eluded the Supercar stalwart, but the Triple Eight star has reason to believe he can right that wrong this weekend.<p>To …

Motorsport

Márquez Takes An Action-Packed Assen

While pundits hail this as "the race of the century," with 100 passes, many rider-to-rider contacts, and endless action, it is proper to try to …

Motorsport

10 things you need to know before the Pirelli Riviera di Rimini Round (Industry Press Releases)

1. At Laguna Seca, Eugene Laverty (Milwaukee Aprilia) became the ninth different rider on the podium this year, and put an Aprilia back on the …

Motorcycles

2018 Assen MotoGP Race Result: Phillip Island, You Just Got Served | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

The main event at the Cathedral proved to be a wonderful improvised symphony where Honda, Yamaha, Ducati and Suzuki’s musical machines all got a solo …

Motorsport

Does Le Mans beckon for Brabham?

<b>Brabham's return with the BT62 hypercar could herald bigger and better things, considering the WEC's new regulations</b>Timing is paramount and David …

Sports Cars

Plan of Attack: How to Road Trip Through Victoria, Australia

<i>Wine, design, and wildlife. Fathom contributing editor Larkin Clark got a solid dose of all three during a first-time road trip through Victoria,</i> …

Travel

Poker player folds and admits to $72 million Ponzi scheme

Funds were then siphoned from clients' accounts without their consent.<p>Fairfax Media has previously reported that Jordanou and Zaia lived lavish …

Corruption