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Masters Games this October, not 2022: Lambley



The Masters Games should have been held this October for Territorians, and others if the borders are open, not postponed to 2022, writes Robyn Lambley.

A talk about the oval on the oval? Ministers a no-show.

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Last night's closing party of the Masters Games was a great chance for government ministers to have a heart-to-heart with The People, on and about Anzac Oval. But alas, our political leaders prefer to "consult" with us through thousands of dollars worth of paid propaganda. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Alice in thrall of week-long sports extravaganza

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Last night 4000 athletes and crew, locals and from around the nation, strutted their stuff in the Masters Games opening on a beautiful spring evening, suggesting a few more adjectives for the event that could be added to “friendly”: Try crazy, imaginative, cheeky. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Fighter jets in Masters Games

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Well, they're to scale and their aeromodel pilots will be among competitors in a great range of flying machines.

Golf Club gets Masters liquor licence despite missing deadline


BREAKING NEWS: The Liquor Commission yesterday (Sunday) granted the Golf Club a license. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

UPDATE 4pm: Golf Club to have an emergency meeting to re-consider pulling out. Commissioner says both the Golf Club and the Apex Club missed deadlines, reprimands police about its comment.

UPDATE 10.40am Tuesday: Golf Club "working with the government".

UPDATE 2.40am Wednesday: Golf Club will run the bar.

Apex Club 'fenced out' of running Masters Games bars

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After 20 years of continuous incident free running of the Masters Games opening and closing ceremony bars, the Apex Club of Central Australia had to withdraw, finding unacceptable the option provided by Licencing NT of erecting a fence down the middle of the ceremony grounds, writes public officer Ben Crawford. The Club has for many years been running the iconic Camel Cup in Alice Springs.

Wowser games?

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Only light and mid-strength beer at the opening and closing events of the Masters Games: Welcome to the nanny state, writes Robyn Lambley, MLA for Araluen.

Thousands share in the fun as Masters Games start




A torrent of people parading through Todd Mall last night to usher in the 16th Masters Games. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Pool the place to be, but cooler weather from tomorrow




Masters Games competitor John Pollock isn't fussed about the hot weather: His sport is swimming, which has 129 entrants. For all the other 3800 mature sports lovers, cooler weather will come tomorrow. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Economy, air fares still affecting Masters Games


Entries for the Masters Games starting on the weekend are likely to be on par with 2012, 2010 and 2008, but still well below the pre Global Financial Crisis event in 2006. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Picture: Jason Eecen leads the field in a heat of the Australian BMX nationals just concluded in Alice Springs. Senior riders will now be taking part in the Masters Games. PHOTO: Philip Drummond, Live For This.


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