Adelaide lose 5-1 to Brisbane in Hockey Brisbane
Joel Rintala scored four goals in an Exhilarating performance against an Adelaide side. His performance led Brisbane to a 5-1 victory against their rivals. New South Wales also defeated Tassie 4-2 to be level on points with the league leaders Brisbane but trail in goal difference. Canberra also got their first victory of the new season in a 3-1 penalty shootout win.
Brisbane was unforgiving in their performance against Adelaide who at times seemed helpless. The 5th-minute opener from Corey Weyer gave Brisbane the lead. He scored the goal through a penalty corner. It was Rintala’s show after that. He scored his first goal in the 10th minute. Adelaide pulled back one goal in the 29th minute via a strike from debut star Isaac Farmilo. Pintala though was unforgiving after that and scored three more goals, out of which one came in first-half stoppage time and the other two in the second half.
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Valeriia Shabalina won a gold medal in 100 meters backstroke in International Athletes with Intellectual Impairment (INAS) global games. The games are being played out in Brisbane. The Russian swimmer defeated Yui Lam Chan of Hong Kong who won the silver. Shabalina won the gold with a record time of 1 min 9.15 seconds. Madeleine McTernan of the home country bagged the last podium finish as she finished third.
Shabalina bagged another gold in the 800m freestyle category defeating Pernilla Lindberg of Sweden in the final. Another Australian swimmer in Jade Lucy bagged the bronze. The Russian swimmer completed her hattrick of gold by winning the gold in 200m medley. He clocked a time of 2:28:15 in the assortment. The home nation also impressed in various categories with Phoebe Mitchell bagging the gold medal in 100m backstroke in a different category.
A child attacker, molester, and a potential pedophile Free have been awarded only eight years of prison, and he will be eligible for parole in August 2021. According to the reports, the parents and child safety advocates are not happy with the decision. Prominent child safety campaigner Bruce Morcombe said in his statement that Sterling Mervyn Free will be a free man after only eight years in prison and that too with a possibility of parole only after two and half years.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said in his statement that the sentence is outrageous. According to the reports, Free, who is a 27-year-old father of twins and works as an insulation installer, lured the girl from a toy aisle of the Kmart Westfield North Lakes, north of Brisbane back in December last year and sexually assaulted her.
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Almost a fortnight ago, a Brazilian national was knocked out in an alleged one-punch attack died. Ivan Susin, who was 29 years old, died at the Gold Coast University Hospital on Friday. He was allegedly punched at the Gold Coast. Lefoe, the man who knocked him out, is expected to have his charges upgraded to unlawful striking, causing death in his next court appearance. When Ivan was punched, his head smashed against the concrete in the Surfers Paradise nightclub during the small hours of October 2. According to the police report, he was sitting on a bench with some friends Orchid Avenue in Surfers Paradise about 1 am on October 1 when two men approached them. Lefoe, along with his friends, stole a chip from one of Ivan’s friends, which was followed by confrontation. Lefoe was seen fleeing the scene on foot after the incident.
Dominic Iannotti, who belongs to Prestwick, is going to compete in the INAS Global games that are going to commence tomorrow. INAS global games are one of the world’s most significant high-performance events meant for athletes who have an intellectual impairment. Dominic, who has Asperger syndrome, has coached Prestwick duo Jack Dickson and Frances Smiley recently for the special Olympic medals. And now this 22-year-old is going to Brisbane to win a medal.
Dominic stated that he is looking forward to this experience, and he feels incredible that he is going to be a part of this event. He further said that he has been increasing his match practice sessions at the gym, so he is physically ready to face the challenges.
Dominic is a part of the five-strong Great Britain squad who is going to Brisbane.
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During the examinations, it became known, that more than 30 buildings in South Australia are not safety, one of those is The Mount Barker Medical Centre. One of the businessmen in Adelaide said his company is situated in the building with flammable aluminium cladding. The government keeps people in ignorance about safety of their houses and gives no comments. An audit has recently showed, that some houses in Adelaide need to be fixed immediately and also need money from the government to remove flammable claddings.
Infrastructure Minister Stephan Knoll, in return, refused to take money from the government and adds, that SA councils had to provide necessary steps for the residents' safety. The Council doesn't admit the houses dangerous for living in. Anyway, some other Councils succeeded in removing flammable claddings.
The councillor Phil Martin demands truth to be revealed by the government, and adds, it can't build public confidence hiding information.
Nakita Holdaway and her brother faced a nightmare when a man entered their home in Westminster with an axe. She said in her statement that home is meant to be the place where everyone should feel safe. Josh, her brother, said that he woke up to the sound of the door opening, and he saw a man just a meter away with an axe in his hand. He immediately shouted at the intruder to get out, but the intruder forced himself in using a chisel.
The man ran away with the belongings that he gathered from their home. A woman from the neighborhood tried to make the citizen arrest when she saw him in her garden, but the intruder slapped her twice. Later the police came and arrested the intruder. According to the police, they are investigating the matter.