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Gold Medal

Ryan Lochte takes short course swimming haul to six golds this week

Ryan Lochte sported some unusual footwear when he took the winner's podium for the medley medal ceremony. Photo: Xinhua

Ryan Lochte won his fifth and sixth golds at the 2012 world short course championships, taking his medal toll to eight in all for the week and 30 in his career.

Tuesday, 18 December, 2012, 3:36am

'Post' draws praise at design awards

The bloody toll of the war dripped down the page in a simple infographic, showing succinctly but powerfully the human cost of the Iraq war.

It was works like this by Post senior graphic designer Simon Scarr that clinched three awards at the 'Pulitzer of news design', the 20th Malofiej International Infographics Awards on Friday in Pamplona, Spain.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Medals and more

Olympic Gold

It is every athlete's dream to win an Olympic gold medal. Because the Olympics are held only every four years and because they have such a high world profile, an Olympic gold is often the top achievement in an athlete's career.

7 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

The Donnas

The Donnas


(Purple Feather)

If this album fails to make it to your record collection you're unlikely to miss it. This dreadful offering from the all-female California-based quartet, who've been rocking for the past 14 years, is a trial to listen to.

7 Oct 2007 - 12:00am