Almanac Motor Racing – Bathurst (Part 5): The road trip Home

The big race is over and IronMike20 makes his way home…

Almanac Motor Racing – Bathurst (Part 4): The road trip Sunday

On a cold and wet Sunday, Ironmike20 continues his Bathurst report about the trials and tribulations of the great race.

Almanac Motor Racing – Bathurst (Part 3): The road trip Saturday

Matt Watson has made it through to Saturday, even if his mate’s jocks are a bit worse for wear.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Thomas’ fifth win for 2017, WGC heads to China

Justin Thomas continues to dominate world golf reports Hamish Neal in this week’s golfing wrap.

Almanac Motor Racing – Bathurst (Part 2): The road trip Friday

Matt Watson is now on the mountain and taking in the day’s practice – albeit surprisingly light on provisions.

Raving Rulebook No 9

Rulebook doesn’t disappoint this week, covering the AFL Draft, Wallabies, the Women’s Ashes, the Redbacks, Ben Simmons, Wayville Trots (blimey!!!) and Winx v Black Caviar. Who gets a bake this week? [And the backing music is a winner yet again – Ed.]

Almanac Motor Racing – Bathurst (Part 1): The road trip Thursday

Matt Watson’s first piece in a series of articles which chronicle his Bathurst 1000 adventure. First things first: a road trip to get there.

Almanac Tennis – Eastern District Tennis Association Division 8 Boys, Round 1: East Torrens Kensington Gardens vs. Hectorville – Kickstarter

Young Aidan Hammond is a real all-rounder. Tennis season has started and he tells the story of the first round of fixtures.

Almanac Sports History: John Carlos and Mexico City 1968. (From Democracy Now)

Recently Democracy Now interviewed John Carlos (1968 Mexico City podium salute) and sports writer Dave Kirin.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – More Hatton Time as Olympic golf legacy draws a long bow

Hamish Neal gives an update on golf from around the world. Golf never stops. [Have you recovered from the 61 at St Andrew’s in the Dunhill Hamish? JTH]

Almanac (Fly) Fishing: ‘The Zone’ and other diversions

What a delightful Sunday afternoon meditation on ‘divertimento’ which may be a divertimento in itself. Some thoughts on fly fishing and the zone from Robbo. [Terrific – JTH]

Almanac Tennis (and life): Great Wall

A quirky tennis piece from Joey A. [Nice to have you back Joey – JTH]

If Nick Kyrgios was a horse?

The most frustrating racehorses have stacks of ability but turn their head and refuse to chase when the whips are cracking. Peter Baulderstone wonders how Tommy Smith or George Hanlon would have handled Nick Kyrgios.

Bathurst 500: Your memories.

The Bathurst 500 (old school) – or Bathurst – is a festival day in Australian life. Give us your memories. And what is the model of car in the old photograph?

Odd Friday Lunch – Chris Anstey October 13th

Basketballer Chris Anstey is the special guest at the North Fitzroy Arms for its October 13th Odd Friday Lunch.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Thomas claims FedEx Cup, Schauffele makes rookie history

A collection of golf news, thoughts and notes from the week which saw a rookie victorious in the playoff finale as Xander Schauffele saluted in the TOUR Championship, a maiden solo triumph on the European Tour for Lucas Bjerregaard, a week of Presidents Cup build-up plus the LPGA heads down-under.

Blind Deaf and Clueless; Park cricket Returns

Phil Hill looks forward to the return of park cricket and umpiring in the Merks

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Thompson’s brickyard blitz, Fitzpatrick’s fourth European crown

Hamish Neal has the latest golf news covered including Lexi Thompson’s victory in Indianapolis plus a win for Matt Fitzpatrick in Switzerland after he beat a distracted Scott Hend in a playoff.

Eastern Districts Tennis Association Grand Final: East Torrens Kensington Gardens v Athelstone – Why Me?

Aidan Hammond played in a Grand Final; here is the story.

The Mega 2018 World Cup Qualifiers Wrap

Over the past 7 days we’ve seen 104 more matches around the world to take us the closer to see who the 32 will be to take part in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia next June. This may take a while but stop worrying about how your team will get on in the finals and have a read.