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TOPSHOT - Gold medalist Mutaz Essa Barshim (L) of Team Qatar and silver medalist Gianmarco Tamberi of Team Italy celebrate on the track following the Men's High Jump Final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 1, 2021. (Photo by Christian Petersen / POOL / AFP)

Olympic high jump heroes strike a chord

sport

Olympic sportsmanship was on full display when two high jumpers decided to share gold rather than have a 'jump-off' to split their tie in the final

L-r Sophie Orgill, 17, yr 12, Erin Ellis, 13, yr 7 and Isabella Osborn, 13, yr 8.
Research showing girls from single-sex schools are more mentally tough than boys and girls at co-ed schools. Picture: Jason Edwards

Girls do better without boys

humanities

Girls from single-sex schools are mentally tougher than those who learn with boys, an international study has found

Emma McKeon wins Gold during the finals of the Womens 50m Freestyle at the Tokyo Aquatic Centre during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.  Pics Adam Head

Our greatest Olympic day ever

sport

Four gold medals – two in the pool and one each on the BMX track and in sailing – delivered Australia its best day in Olympic history and a new Olympic queen in Emma McKeon

April 3, Concerns have been raised about children's safety at pick up and drop off times at Serpell Primary School with issues with traffic and parking congestion reaching breaking point. 
Picture: Stuart Milligan

Call to turn off engines to protect kids’ health

health

Scientists have called for a ban on idling car engines during school pick-ups, warning the pollution is damaging children’s health