Franchitti returning to roots

...have a different look when the IndyCar Series shows up for its nonpoints Nikon Indy 300 in October at Surfers Paradise in Queensland, Australia. Dario Franchitti , coming off a partial season in NASCAR, will return to the open-wheel series as teammate...

Allenby leads Australian PGA

...through the Australian PGA. Allenby shot a 3-under-par 69, leaving him 10-under at 134. Sharing second on the Royal Queensland course were fellow Australian Craig Parry, who shot a 65, and New Zealander Richard Lee. He had a 67. "I think I hit...

'Fastskin' bodysuit to get competitive debut

...swimmers Michael Klim and Grant Hackett to unveil the new swimwear Sunday. Klim will swim in Sydney and Hackett will compete in Queensland. Speedo spokeswoman Gina Curry said the company decided to launch the suit Sunday "rather than hold off closer to the Olympics...

Other sports
England edges Australia to win Commonwealth Games

...race at the Commonwealth Games. Athletes from Down Under will have a chance to return to first place when the Gold Coast in Queensland state plays host to the games in 2018.Armitstead, who finished second in the London Olympics road race and at the 2010...

Girl with rare syndrome brings visitor from Australia

...getting "over 1 million 'likes,' " O'Shields said.That's how it landed on the Facebook page of Toni Sloane of Nudgee, Queensland, Australia."I thought, 'Look at this gorgeous little girl,' " she said. "And just clicked on the Facebook page...

Mrs. Rosa Mincey (MIDWAY, Ga.)

...p.m. Sunday at Midway First Baptist Church, Midway. Burial Monday, November 18, 2002 at the Dixon Family Cemetery, Queensland Community of Fitzgerald, Ga. Survivors include a daughter, Lt. Col. (Ret.) Alexe M. Baker, Augusta. The Augusta...

Ingeborg Woolley (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Woolley came to the U.S. in 1949, receiving her citizenship in 1955. Preceded by her twin sister, Hildegaard Redman, Queensland, Australia. Mrs. Woolley is survived by her daughter, Charlotte Meares, Santa Fe, N.M.; son-in-law, Lorran...

Masters winner Adam Scott will bring Down Under flavor to Champions Dinner

...of the Aussie PGA in his home state of Queensland. "I'm going to serve up stuff that...a function held by Tourism and Events Queensland. "But I will definitely get something from Queensland and the rest will be Australian as well...

Newsboys finds new life with new singer

...Tait. whose credentials matched those the Newsboys had amassed during its initial 24 years. Over that span, the group from Queensland, Australia, won five Dove Awards (the Christian music industry's equivalent of a Grammy) and released nine straight...

Teenage phenom Lydia Ko embarks on her professional career

...to use photos to tell a story. Ko selected pictures she took from her various stops around the world, whether it was in Queensland or Geneva, St. Andrews or Niagara Falls."My Photoshop skills are not so good," she said with a laugh.But what a story...