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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR IFFLAND IN ITALY

Mission accomplished for Australia’s Rhiannan Iffland in the Cliff Diving World Series. After missing the podium for the first time in nine events last round, the 25-year-old has won the latest event in Italy, in front of 50,000 spectators. “That is why she’s last year’s women’s cliff diving world series champion.” The Hunter diver now leads the title race by 130 points, heading into round four in Texas in September. “Since Portugal I’ve worked really hard .. to finish with a dive like that I’m super, super happy.”

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TWO PYLON HITS PROVE COSTLY FOR HALL IN RUSSIA

He eliminated series heavyweight Yoshi Muroya – despite hitting a pylon – but a mistake in the Round of 8 cost Merewether’s Matt Hall valuable points, in the first-ever Air Race event in Russia. “I felt I was struggling with the aircraft a little bit. We’ve still got a lot of work to do to get the handling set up. We don’t get enough flying at low levels to know how the plane is performing.” Hall ended up sixth, moving to ninth in the series, ahead of the next round in Portugal.

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KING CLIMBS TO FOURTH

Luke King has climbed to fourth in the Driver Standing’s, following Round Two of the Toyota 86 Series. He believes there’s plenty of room for improvement, and is hoping for his first podium of the season in Sydney next month.

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CYCLE CHALLENGE DESPERATELY NEEDS RIDERS

The call has gone out to all cycling professionals and enthusiasts to slip on their lycra for one of Coffs Harbour’s healthiest community events – the Cycle Challenge. The challenge is on Sunday August 6, and will involve rides for cyclists with all abilities. Starting from Geoff King Oval and heading south to halfway between Urunga and Valla, there will be a 10 kilometre family ride, plus runs of 20, 40, 60 and 100 kilometres for more experienced riders. In a new initiative this year, cyclists under 18 will ride for free.

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VAN DAM JOINS 300 CLUB

In Black Diamond AFL, Pete Van Dam will become just the third Terrigal Avoca Panther to reach the 300 game milestone. To mark the occasion, the club is holding a Life Member and past players day, for its clash with the Bombers at Hylton Moore Oval.

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