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Saturday, August 29, 2015

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Young Aussie Patterson eighth in Beijing high jump final

Australian 19-year-old Eleanor Patterson serves notice she will be a contender for medals at future major championships after finishing eighth in the women's high jump final at the world athletics titles in Beijing.

Port Adelaide finishes strong to sink Suns

Port Adelaide produces a strong second-half performance to beat Gold Coast by 37 in Carrara.

Tigers secure tough 27-point win over Bombers in Chapman's final game

The Tigers moves into the AFL top four with a hard-fought 27-point win over the Essendon Bombers at the MCG in Paul Chapman's final game.

Storm go fifth with 14-6 win over Cowboys

The Melbourne Storm rebound from their shock loss to Newcastle with a 14-6 win over North Queensland.

Gold Coast police reviewed following reports of bullying, homophobia

An independent "cultural review" into inappropriate behaviour by Gold Coast police officers should be finished in the next few weeks, but might not be made public.

Hodkinson suffers wrist injury in Bulldogs' 20-18 win over Knights

The Bulldogs beat the Knights 20-18 at Hunter Stadium but lost half-back Trent Hodkinson left the field with suspected ligament damage to his wrist.

Man 'likely involved' with Bangkok bombing arrested

Thai police arrest a man they say is "likely involved" with the bombing of a Bangkok shrine earlier this month that left 20 people dead and scores injured.

Crows defender Matthew Jaensch caught drink driving

The Adelaide Crows say injured defender Matthew Jaensch has been caught drink driving on Adelaide's southern outskirts.

Greste, Al Jazeera colleagues given jail terms in retrial

Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera colleagues Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are sentenced to at least three years' jail at a retrial in a Cairo court.

Boban wins thrilling Memsie Stakes at Caulfield

The winning margin was narrow but Boban's weight-for-age credentials come to the fore in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield, kicking off Group One racing for the season in thrilling fashion.