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Toowoomba's Will Power claims pole for a race in the US

Will Power has claimed pole for the IndyCar series race in the US state of Wisconson, the 44th pole position of his career. The Toowoomba local recorded an average speed of 227 kays an hour. Second fastest was Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan with start third.  Simon Pagenaud leads the points table...

Panther Bryce Cartwright pushing for Blues selection

Sam Thaiday's dangerous throw ban means he will be missing from the Broncos line-up when they take on the Bulldogs in Sydney on Saturday night. Both sides go in with just two wins under their belts in the past month. Bryce Cartwright has put his best foot forward in Penrith's 28-26 win...

Equine excellence from the Sahara to the Darling Downs.

In horse racing...a first for Toowoomba, with the Clifton Jockey Club playing host to Australia’s first stand-alone Arabian horse race day on Saturday.   The meeting hasn't been done before in a full race program..as Arabian horse racing usually appears on the under-card of thoroughbred meets.   (Image courtesy of www.ifahr.net)  

Darling Downs gymnasts set their sights on the State titles.

Toowooomba's gymnasts are preparing to compete in the state club championships, being held on the Sunshine Coast this weekend.   Over 1,200 of Queensland's most talented male and female gymnasts from 40 clubs across the state - including the Allstar Gymnastic Academy and Glennie Gymnastics in Toowoomba...have been training hard, in a...

Regional Mayor pays tribute to Logan's retiring Bronco.

Corey Parker will hang up his footy boots at the end of the season, after announcing his retirement yesterday.    Since debuting with The Broncos in 2001, the 34-year-old has amassed more than 336 games.    Parker says he didn't want to play past his 'use-by-date'.    Meanwhile...the Mayor of Logan City, Luke Smith..has congratulated Parker...

Blackhawks down after an Ipswich Jets bombing raid.

The Ipswich Jets recorded one of the biggest upsets of the Intrust Super Cup season in Townsville on Saturday.   While at opposite ends of the ladder going into the game, The Jets bombed The Blackhawks off their top spot, with a scintillating 24 points to 12 win - just three weeks...

They're under starters orders & ready to race at the Ipswich Cup.

Final preparations are being made at Bundamba, for Ipswich's biggest race meet of the year.   More than 20,000 punters and gee-gee fanatics are expected to converge tomorrow, for one of the oldest race meetings in Queensland - the running of the 150th Ipswich Cup.   (Image courtesy of www.signedevents.com)

Top weight for 'Puccini' at this weekend's Ipswich Cup.

Melbourne Cup trainer Darren Weir's 'Puccini' has been given top weight..for this Saturday's Ipswich Cup at Bundamba.   It's tipped that 'Puccini' will have to overcome a 55-year hoodoo to win the $180,000 prize...but anything is possible at the historic 150th anniversary of the Cup.   (Image courtesy of www.racenet.com.au)

Discus Dazza digs-in to do us proud at the World Titles.

Ipswich Discus champ Darrin Norwood..says he plans to throw everything into his world titles campaign.   Ahead of the championships in Perth later this year, the multi-talented sportsman says he'll be sticking to a strict no junk food, no alcohol diet..as well as training.   He also says he plans to grow back his...

Lillyman let loose for Origin 2...Wade waits it out for the Blues.

The Maroons have made just the one change for Origin two, with Jacob Lillyman coming in for Nate Myles.   Meantime, there's a nervous wait for new Blues back rower Wade Graham, after a high tackle on J.T in Cronulla's 13-10 win over North Queensland.   Graham has been named as the replacement for...
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