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STAWELL GIFT WINNER TURNS TO COMM GAMES

He was already a bit of a star to his school students, now, Murray Goodwin has become somewhat of a celebrity to the man on the street. The winner of the prestigious Stawell Gift has turned his attention to the Commonwealth Games… and, some new fishing rods. Read More »

JORDAN HARRISON JUGGLES UNI WITH SWIMMING

Gold Coast prodigy Jordan Harrison is showing he can think as fast as he can swim. The 19 year old’s just started a business degree at Bond University and is joining other young athletes with a world championship win in their sights. Read More »

EVANDALE’S FUTURISTIC CULTURAL PRECINCT REVEALED

A re-jigged, futuristic Cultural Precinct, complete with a Southbank style beach, will go ahead at Evandale – with stage one to be open in time for the Commonwealth Games. And we can reveal, a tribute to the Queen is also in the works. Read More »

BRITTANY BROBEN RETURNS TO COMPETITION AT SOUTHPORT

Some of Australia’s top athletes have been flying high on the Gold Coast for the first day of the Australian Diving Grand Prix. London Olympic silver medallist, Brittany Broben ¬†stood out, making a much anticipated return to Southport after surgery. Read More »

CONSTRUCTION BOOM A SIGN OF CONFIDENCE, EXPERTS SAY

New homes and apartments are rapidly popping up on the Coast. It’s the first year since the G-F-C as many residential developments have been approved. Read More »

SKYRAIL COULD BE READY IN TIME FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES

A major boost for Hinterland tourism on the Gold Coast, with new plans for a 100-million dollar Cablecar project announced today. If it’s approved, it could be up and running in time for the 20-18 Commonwealth Games. Read More »

GOLD COAST GAMES PREP GETS B-PLUS FROM FEDERATION

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A new report by the Commonwealth Games Federation gives the Gold Coast a B-plus for its preparations. But the city is being warned not to overspend, so residents get value for money. Read More »

CYCLISTS TAKE ROUTE OF COMM GAMES PROS

Teams of cyclists from along the east coast pushed off today for a gruelling ride around Currumbin Valley. The Tour de Valley saw a boost in crowd numbers – amid news the course is likely to be used for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Read More »

SEVENS FUTURE ON THE COAST UNDECIDED

2014 could be the last time we see the Gold Coast Sevens held on the glitter strip. The event is in the final year of its contract, and speculation is mounting it could go elsewhere. Read More »

WOMEN’S RUGBY INCLUDED IN 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Women’s rugby sevens was overlooked as a sport at the Glasgow Commonwealth games, but that won’t be the case in 20-18. Today, it was announced women will join the men on the rugby field. This weekend they’ll showcase their ability at the Gold Coast Sevens. Read More »

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