Category: Sports

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Everything you need to know about the Port Douglas Gran Fondo Festival this weekend

This weekend, Port Douglas Gran Fondo comes to town, a captivating three-day cycling festival that beckons adventure seekers to explore our breathtaking region. Learn about the full event details including maps of local road closures.

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Connection, camaraderie and belonging: why the Matildas could be making you a sports fan for the very first time

With over seven million Australians hooked onto the world cup viewing, many who have never really been interested in sports have recently found themselves screaming at the TV, cheering in pubs and hugging complete strangers.

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Watch the Matilda’s Live and Loud in Port Douglas and Mossman

Douglas Shire Council will host two public screenings of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Semi-Final of Australia v England on Wednesday.

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Cairns Airport IronMan / Everything you need to know about the Event and its Road Closures

The Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns is back in 2023 for the twelfth time. This year’s event is expected to attract over 4000 competitors over the six-day period. The IRONMAN Group, in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, Cairns Regional Council, Douglas Shire Council and Queensland Police Service, are coordinating the event and have put together the following information…

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Crispin Hull / Boycotting FIFA World Cup 2022

The Republicans…wanted to overturn the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Rove v Wade which stated that the 14th amendment to the US Constitution (the right to privacy) nullified any legislative attempt by any of the states to restrict abortion.

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Local Traffic Update/ Changed Conditions for Port Douglas Gran Fondo September 10 and 11

The Port Douglas Gran Fondo is coming to the region, delivering up to $5 million into the local economy with a variety of cycling courses and Festival events.

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Local Sport / Beach Hockey Tournament Returns to Port Douglas

GET your tackling, dribbling and goal scoring skills ready– the annual Sandy Sticks beach hockey tournament wants you! 

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Sport Report / Douglas Heat BasketBall Club Fires Up New Tournament

Douglas Heat Basketball (DHB) will be hosting its first Junior representative tournament for 2021 on Sunday 29 August at their home court at Port Douglas State School.

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Douglas Hockey Introduces Super 5s

Super 5s hockey is a fun, fast, furious, high scoring hockey game designed for multiple surfaces, environments and space. It is coming to the Douglas Shire soon!

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Come And Try Our Local Little Athletics Club

Little Athletics is a fun, social and active program for girls and boys aged five to 15 years and Douglas Shire kids are invited to come along this Thursday to try a range of athletic activities, and sign up for the season.

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