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Ballarat teen wins half-marathon ahead of Tokyo games

Ballarat teenager Sam Rizzo has won the Oita Wheelchair half Marathon in Japan, as he prepares to qualify for the Tokyo Paralympics. The Commonwealth Games athlete and former Damascas College student completed the 21km in 46-minutes,...

Ballarat Cup field to be released Wednesday

Irish horse Fifty Stars has been given the heaviest weight  ahead of Saturday's Ballarat Cup. The 5-year-old - formerly trained by Darren Weir - will be racing in the $500,000 cup with 60.5kg. The final field will...

Charlie's back, ahead of Jan 9 Kelly Gang release

The lead actor from the True History of the Kelly Gang has taken time out to visit  patients at the Veterans Psychiatric Unit in Heidelberg. After shooting the movie in Clunes last year, 39-year-old British actor...

13-year veteran back to play with Ballarat

Veteran basketballer Kristy Rinaldi is returning to Ballarat Rush for the 2020 NBL1 season, after leaving the team at the end of 2018. She played almost 300-games for the Ballarat Women’s side before moving to Melbourne. Kristy...

Cheap mattress disposal in Ballarat til Friday

If you're spring cleaning and want to get rid of a smelly mattress, now's your chance to take it to a City of Ballarat waste transfer station. Disposing of mattresses will cost $15 each from now...