Some of Australia's sports have taken steps to achieve pay equity for male and female athletes — now a group of 17 sporting chiefs release a plan to close the gender pay gap.
Winx's winning streak continues with the champion mare making it 30 victories in a row after taking out the Apollo Stakes at Randwick.
Ciaron Maher and David Eustace take over at Darren Weir's Ballarat stables, after the disgraced racehorse trainer's ban from racing for processing outlawed jiggers.
Horse trainer Darren Weir is staring down the barrel of a four-year racing ban as he awaits his hearing in front of Racing Victoria's disciplinary board for keeping taser-like shocking devices at his stables.
The Territory Government is providing a multi-million dollar guarantee to see a new sports bar with gaming machines built, despite its heavily touted aspirations to curb anti-social behaviour.
The investigation into horse trainer Darren Weir has cast a shadow over the upcoming film celebrating the life and achievements of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.
Away from the fashions on the field, the made-for-movie tales and the champion horses, the racing industry is still facing a fight to persuade a sceptical public that all is clean behind the scenes.
Financial statements lodged with ASIC show the Farrell family, who have a monopoly hold on poker machine licencing in Tasmania, made a profit of $24.4 million in the year to the end of June — up from $13.9 million the previous year.
As concern grows over the number of recent deaths in Melbourne Cups, researchers are investigating whether there is significance in the international origins of horses euthanased at the Cup over the past five years.