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Star surfer Otis Carey sues for defamation

Law suits are vanishingly rare in the world of surfing. It's meant to be all peace, love and smokin' barrels - not briefs, plaintiffs, and corporate barristers. Now pro surfer Otis Carey is suing Nationwide News, a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, for defamation in a case that has divided the surfing community.

"I can't recall anything like this happening," says Vaughan Blakey, editor of Surfing World magazine. "It's really unusual in surfing to have a high profile law suit going on and the intensity of the reaction it has...

 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014 08:38

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Port champ Gavin Wanganeen gets stolen AFL jumper back

Ten years after it was pinched during premiership celebrations, Port Adelaide champion Gavin Wanganeen has been reunited with his 2004 grand final jumper.

The jumper Wanganeen wore during Port's AFL premiership win was stolen from the change rooms when players returned to the MCG field to sing the club song hours after their flag success.

After a campaign for the jumper to be returned, an anonymous caller contacted the club wishing to return the jumper.

The caller met Port's assistant coach and Wanganeen's...

 

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