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Piggy bank on running track.

Boost to sports participation and cultivation

IN a bid to enhance sports participation and cultivate talent, the Queensland Government has announced a substantial funding injection of $9.3 million for eligible sport and recreation organisations.
The Thursday Island junior rugby league team has been named the National Club of the Year.

Thursday Island rugby league team named best in state

CAIRNS Detectives have charged a man with murder following the suspicious death of a man at Mooroobool last Saturday.
Australians will be forced to pay to watch the Australia World Test Championship and ODI World Cup games after Amazon Prime Video secured the broadcasting rights. PHOTO: Cricket Australia.

Fans to pay for cricket World Cup and ICC games

CRICKET fans looking to watch Australia World Test Championship and ODI World Cup defences will be hit with a paywall after Amazon Prime Video secured the broadcasting rights in Australia for all men’s and women’s International Cricket Council (ICC) tournaments.
Cairns Regional Council Mayor Terry James and Councillor Cathy Zeiger with Henly Street Tennis Club head coach Matt McCray (back left) and club secretary Vanessa Petkova (back right) on the new courts at Lions Park in Earlville.

New tennis club “grand slam” for players

THE long-awaited Henley Street Tennis Club will officially open this Saturday following the upgrade to Lions Park in Earlville.
Alyssa Formosa, Sandor Batizi and Regina Pittard from the Cairns Judo Club have all recently returned from the International Judo Federation’s Oceania Cup.

Cairns judoka show out on international stage

A PAIR of young judoka from the Cairns Judo Club have proved their skills against some of the best judo practitioners in the world at the recent International Judo Federation Oceania Cup held in Perth, both coming home with medals.
Crankworx will once again return to Cairns for the 2024 iteration of the highly-popular international event.

Crankworx returns to paradise in 2024

THE world’s highest profile mountain biking event will return to Cairns in May next year after the Crankworx 2024 World Tour itinerary was announced.

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