Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Del Potro ends Federer’s winning run at Indian Wells Masters

JUAN Martin del Potro has defied the offs, coming from three match points down to defeat world number one Roger Federer 6-4 6-7 (10-8) 7-6 (7-2) at the Indian Wells Masters. Del Potro’s victory see’s him become the first Argentinian to win the event and also break Federer’s 17-match winning streak. It was a tense battle between […]

NRL to name two new Immortals, six new Hall of Fame inductees

The NRL has announced that up to two new Immortals will be chosen in 2018, while another six retired stars of the game will be inducted into a new Hall of Fame. It is all part of a new Immortals and Hall of Fame program, unveiled by NRL Chief Executive, Todd Greenberg on Monday. Mr Greenberg was […]

McIlroy ends winless run with victory at Arnold Palmer Invitational

RORY McIlroy has found himself back in the winner’s circle after a stunning final round in the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida on Sunday. The four-time major winner leap-frogged the field at Bay Hill with a final round eight-under-par 64. The Northern Irishman’s 18-under total left him three shots clear of runner-up Bryson DeChambeau, while […]

Aaron Hall to miss Suns AFL season opener

The Gold Coast Suns will be without midfielder Aaron Hall for their opening AFL clash later this month after suffering a finger injury. It’s believed he suffered the injury in the JLT2 game against Brisbane Lions on Sunday but didn’t realise the extent of the injury until earlier this week. “Aaron Hall presented with some pain […]

Fifth person dies following rockmelon listeria outbreak

Authorities have confirmed that a fifth person has died following the recent outbreak of listeria linked to rockmelons. The Victorian man, aged in his 80’s, passed away earlier this month, Victoria’s deputy chief health officer confirmed on Friday. “This latest case – the death of a man in his 80s – has only just been […]