Nick Kyrgios unleashes on umpire during Cincinnati Masters victory over Borna Coric
Drama is never too far away when Nick Kyrgios is on the tennis court and this time it is a chair umpire who earns his wrath in Cincinnati. full story
Bega Valley fire destroys two houses, RFS says
The Rural Fire Service says two houses were destroyed in the bushfire that swept through the Bega Valley on the New South Wales south coast yesterday, with firefighters working hard to backburn before strong winds return on Saturday. full story
Chart of the day: In these cities, breathing air is like smoking cigarettes
In some cities around the globe, just breathing the air pretty much makes you a chain smoker. full story
Quote of the Day
"If you were happy every day of your life you wouldn't be a human being, you'd be a game show host." from the Movie ‘Heathers’
1944 - CORSO formed
CORSO was set up to support aid efforts in war-torn nations. It became increasingly involved in the developing world and also spoke out about poverty in New Zealand. more...
2008 - Evers-Swindell twins defend Olympic rowing title at Beijing
While Kiwis had high expectations of their rowing squad at the Beijing Olympics, few expected identical twins Caroline and Georgina Evers-Swindell to successfully defend the double sculls title they had won in Athens in 2004. more...
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