GLASGOW | Australian Olympic champion Sally Pearson has powered into the women’s 100m hurdles final at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Pearson’s winning time of 12.69 seconds in the second of three heats was clearly her fastest since returning from a hamstring injury suffered in early June.
England’s Tiffany Porter also won her heat, but in a much slower time of 12.84.
Porter is likely to be the main challenger to defending champion Pearson in the final on Friday (Saturday morning AEST).
Canadian Angela Whyte won the slowest of the three heats in 13.33.
Australian officials have insisted that Pearson has been unaffected by the controversy swirling around suspended coach Eric Hollingsworth, who launched an extraordinary attack on the team cap Full Story »
data journalism | Adelaide’s CBD has the highest rate of housing stress in South Australia, an InDaily analysis has found.
More than a third of residents in the state suburb of Adelaide, which takes in the CBD and parklands, spend more than 30 per cent of household income on rent or mortgage.
Discover your suburb using InDaily’s interactive map below.
InDaily used data from the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics census (2011) to rank South Australia’s 821 suburbs by housing stress, median weekly household income and population.
The results demonstrate the local impact of a wider housing affordability crisis in Australia.
ADELAIDE | A Kaurna elder says the re-opening of the Three Rivers Fountain in Victoria Square is a proud moment for her people.
The fountain has been moved from the northern part of the square to the southern tip as part of Adelaide City Council’s $28 million stage one Victoria Square upgrade.
The fountain was the first piece of South Australian public art to acknowledge Aboriginal people when it was originally built in 1968.
Kaurna elder and dual chairperson of the Adelaide City Council’s Reconciliation Committee Yvonne Agius said the heritage-listed fountain was a powerful symbol of reconciliation.
“I am very proud,” she said.
“My ancestors would be very proud to see what’s happening as well.”
Victoria Square was also the first public space in the w Full Story »
COCKTAIL RECIPES + TIPS | Cocktails aren’t just for the beach and balmy summer evenings in the city.
Adelaide’s “mixologists” don’t hibernate in the winter months. Instead they incorporate ingredients such as chilli, spices, cream, coffee, honey and hot apple juice into their concoctions to help ward off the cold – and they’ve kindly shared some of their favourite winter cocktail recipes with us below.
At the Howling Owl on Frome Street, the big focus is gin, with manager Alana Hockley saying drinkers are getting over the idea that the spirit is a depressant and starting to embrace the unique flavours of different gins.
“Cocktails are moving beyond just being sweet and salty,” Hockley says. “More savoury and spicy flavours are being introduced.
“The use of different h Full Story »