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  Local athlete to carry the Queen's baton in
Manning River TimesLocal athlete to carry the Queen's baton in XXI Commonwealth Games baton relayManning River TimesWarren Parr will carry the Queen's Baton for Wingham with pride on February 2, 2018 in Forster as the baton makes its way to the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Warren, who lives in Killawarra, was nominated by his ...and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 10:11 pm
  Steffi Graf, the first and only Golden Slam
Tennis WorldSteffi Graf, the first and only Golden SlamTennis WorldGraf defeated Gabriela Sabatini 6-3 3-6 6-1 entering in that exclusive group with Don Budge, Maureen Connolly, Rod Laver and Margaret Court, the only players able to win the four majors in a calendar year. After the match, she rushed to the box seats ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 6:45 am
  Waleed Aly: The mistake Aussie sports fans
Waleed Aly: The mistake Aussie sports fans keep makingThe New Daily“To have Rod Laver Arena, the MCG, even AAMI Park in that precinct, [it] is really rare and it's right on your doorstep to the city.” Aly expanded on his thoughts about Australia's passion for sport, and what it says about who we are, in an oration at ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 5:15 am
  Retired Cox executive Bill Geppert cycles
The San Diego Union-TribuneRetired Cox executive Bill Geppert cycles from Oregon to MaineThe San Diego Union-TribuneGame of love: William Kellogg, president of the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, was inducted into the Southern California Tennis Association Hall of Fame this month along with late tennis great Bobby Riggs, Rod Laver and others. “For me to be in the same ...
Posted on 25 October 2017 | 5:08 pm
  Review & Set List: Alice Cooper and Ace
VVN MusicReview & Set List: Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley @ Rod Laver Arena, MelbourneVVN MusicAn Alice Cooper show is more than a rock concert. It's a lesson for younger acts on how it should be done. Alice Cooper can blow acts half his age off stage. As this rock legend goes head-on into 70, he can still deliver a rock show that makes the ...
Posted on 22 October 2017 | 12:27 pm
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  Rod Laver Arena likely to host Rio Olympic
Basketball New Zealand has confirmed the dates of the Oceania Olympic qualification series with Melbourne to host matches on August 15.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 5:36 pm
  Rod Laver Arena likely to host Rio Olympic
Basketball New Zealand has confirmed the dates of the Oceania Olympic qualification series with Melbourne to host matches on August 15.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 5:22 pm
  News: Fleetwood Mac announce more shows,
Fleetwood finally get an Adelaide show.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 3:55 pm
  Ed Sheeran sells out Melbourne arena on his
March 29, 2015, 12:32 p.m. It takes a special kind of courage to walk onto an arena stage with nothing but a guitar, a loop pedal and your voice, but at the age of 24, not only did Ed Sheeran take Rod Laver arena with the confidence of a veteran songwriter, he single-handedly blew the roof off.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 7:28 pm
  Ed Sheeran a one-man hit
NOT even John Denver was greeted by the deafening wall of screams British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran received at Rod Laver Arena.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 5:41 am
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  Bank only place Serena not No. 1
No male player has swept all four Grand Slam events in a calendar year since another Australian, Rod Laver, did it for the second time in 1969. The women’s final, scheduled for Sept. 12, sold out before the men’s final — probably for the first time ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:38 pm
  ATSB says radio interference caused MCG
The out of control drone which was intended to provide aerial perspectives of the action for the televised coverage refused to follow remote control instructions and bent itself out of shape on open ground near the Rod Laver arena. This is how the ATSB ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:38 pm
  Serena continuing quest for Slam
Only five players have pulled off a calendar-year Grand Slam; the last man to do it was Rod Laver in 1969. "Just the fact that she's gotten herself into that position is an achievement on its own," said Maria Sharapova, who is seeded No. 3 and could face ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:42 am
  US OPEN 2015: Serena Williams eyes 1st Grand
Only five players have pulled off a calendar-year Grand Slam; the last man to do it was Rod Laver in 1969. "Just the fact that she's gotten herself into that position is an achievement on its own," said Maria Sharapova, who is seeded No. 3 and could face ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:00 am
  ALTHEA GIBSON REPORTING BY RICHARD EVANS
Well, Chuck benefited sufficiently to reach the final in 1961, losing to Rod Laver, and, after suffering a second round defeat to Britain’s Mike Hann the following hear, McKinley’s great moment arrived in 1963 when he won Wimbledon with a 9-7 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:30 am
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  Laver surprised Nadal falls short of 'Rafa
Tennis great Rod Laver, the last man to win the Grand Slam, was surprised to hear that Rafael Nadal's attempt to win the "Rafa Slam" was over.
Posted on 26 January 2011 | 9:52 am
  Djokovic wins No. 2, joins multi-major
Novak Djokovic gave his old friend Andy Murray a sympathetic hug and a few consoling words, then got on with the real celebrations.
Posted on 23 January 2011 | 12:21 pm
  Nadal going for 4th straight major at Aussie
The merits of a "Rafa Slam" versus Rocket's Grand Slam were being debated well before Rafael Nadal arrived in Australia in pursuit of a fourth consecutive major title, something not achieved in men's tennis since Rod Laver won all four in
Posted on 14 January 2011 | 9:00 pm
  Laver: Nadal's 4 in row wouldn't be Grand
Tennis great Rod Laver wants to make something perfectly clear: If Rafael Nadal wins this month's Australian Open for a fourth major title in a row, it would be "a great effort" — but not a Grand Slam.
Posted on 13 January 2011 | 7:31 am
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  nanovska: @danielvallverdu @ATPWorldTour
nanovska: @danielvallverdu @ATPWorldTour @WorldTourFinal @GrigorDimitrov This was @*#e ^@ of a ride Dani. Have next @*#e to… https://t.co/8DzZHATQVp
Posted on 19 November 2017 | 11:18 pm
  Ilike2Mudit: Drake Concert + After Party
Ilike2Mudit: Drake C#^#*cert + After Party 🎶🎉 #Drake #Melbourne #Australia #BoyMeetsWorldTour @ Rod Laver Arena https://t.co/cZcB8WFDX9
Posted on 19 November 2017 | 11:18 pm
  itsmoiwendy: A taxi driver just rejected my
itsmoiw@%^&y: A taxi driver just rejected my request and told me to walk to Rod Laver Arena so I told him to ^&^ off I’ll get an… https://t.co/M9zZfPmZwP
Posted on 19 November 2017 | 11:18 pm
  marlo_elm: RT @AustralianOpen:
marlo_elm: RT @AustralianOpen: .@rogerfederer already planning for #AusOpen “In Australia, I just hope to be fit again, to walk out @@ Rod Laver Arena…
Posted on 19 November 2017 | 11:18 pm
  AAABackstage: Filled with nostalgia,
AAABackstage: Filled with nostalgia, story-telling and the best of female rock n’ roll, @StevieNicks and #ThePret^~ers is a show… https://t.co/zeYhYZrl3J
Posted on 19 November 2017 | 11:18 pm
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  Resolved Question: Is Perth Arena larger
Which one did you think was bigger in seating capacity and just a better venue in general?
Posted on 2 November 2013 | 1:34 pm
  Resolved Question: Section 9, rod laver
hi i am going to a concert on the 28th and i have Section 9 Row A Seat/s: 353/354 do any of yous know where this is?? is it good or bad? and is it on the edge of the walk part? any info will help pls
Posted on 25 October 2013 | 5:10 pm
  Resolved Question: Why hasnt any male player
The Grand Slam is winning ALL 4 Slams in the same calendar year before you all start arguing lol Steffi Graf won it in 1988 *No I am NOT thinking of a 'golden' grand slam - that's the grand slam with Olympic gold medal thrown in *David is totally correct *kasper - Laver played the top seeded players of his day whether they were all amateur (before pro tennis) or as a pro. They were ALL the best in the world. I would say that surfaces are different along with pace of the court and raquets and strings are very different to what they were. Back in the day only the French was on clay the others were all played on grass
Posted on 8 July 2012 | 9:50 pm
  Resolved Question: Side view or lower/upper?
for a concert at rod laver arena? which is better, help?!?!
Posted on 10 May 2012 | 2:36 pm
  Resolved Question: Rod Laver Arena seats?
I'm considering buying these tickets for a music concert held at Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne. The seats are: enter door: 6 section: lower row: J and it doesn't tell me the exact seat. are these good tickets? or should I keep looking?
Posted on 6 May 2012 | 8:11 pm



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