Luke Versace had his leg ripped open by a bull in the streets of Spain when he was 19. Last year, he was so overweight his wife laughed at him as he tried to pull the Stawell Gift bib over his belly. On Monday, he won the Gift in the most dramatic of fashions.
Written by Sydney Morning Herald - Michael Gleeson
Australia’s fastest ever woman, Melissa Breen, has been given just a third of the funding she was expected to get – $4000 – prompting wealthy businesswoman Susan Alberti to again step in and do what her sport did not.
Olympic 400m finalist Steve Solomon had not competed on home soil for two years but it was worth the wait to watch him blitz the nation’s best 400m runners to win his third national title in Melbourne tonight.