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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Queen's birthday honours: Ron Graham AM

Georgina Robinson Ron Graham's many years of service to rugby union are recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list.

Farah retweets latest attack to show problem

Robbie Farah

Georgina Robinson ROBBIE FARAH'S crusade against cyber trolls might have earned him a meeting with the Prime Minister but it also sparked further online abuse.

Medals, ratings, fame - but where's the money?

Kelly Cartwright

Georgina Robinson WHILE Sally Pearson and her manager mull over the sponsorship offers and opportunities piling up at their feet following her Olympic triumph, Paralympic long jump champion Kelly Cartwright is just...

Rich and not-so-famous on board for London Olympics

Sally Pearson.

Georgina Robinson Sally Pearson and James Magnussen might be Australia's brightest lights en route to London but they are not our richest.

Mining group in Games ad battle

Georgina Robinson The notorious battlefield that is Olympic-year advertising last night threatened to ensnare the golden girl of Australian track cycling, Anna Meares.

Gun swimmers investigated for 'foolish' online antics

Georgina Robinson London-bound swimmers Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk are being investigated by Swimming Australia after posting online ''foolish'' photos of each other posing with weapons in the United States.

Long race course will help satisfy swimmers' ambition

Cole Classic Ocean swim

Georgina Robinson DISTANCE swimming is trendy again. A one- or two-kilometre dawdle through pounding surf no longer satisfies the most barnacled members of Sydney's ocean swimming community, so the organisers of The...

Arrest made after three killed in siege


Georgina Robinson A man has been arrested following a siege at a house in Adelaide, during which two men and a woman were killed.

Gillard gets new chief of staff

Georgina Robinson The former head of the Victoria Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority has been named as the Prime Minister's new chief of staff.

Another suspected people smuggling boat intercepted

Georgina Robinson A navy vessel has intercepted a boat suspected of carrying 90 asylum seekers west of Ashmore Islands.

Asylum seekers feared killed in boat crash

Asylum seekers

Georgina Robinson Several people are feared dead after a boat carrying 70 asylum seekers reportedly crashed into cliffs on Christmas Island.

Church youth group leader repeatedly raped boy, 11

Simon Jacobs

Georgina Robinson A former Anglican Church youth group leader who repeatedly raped a boy, 11, over a two-year period told his victim the assaults were okay because they were not against God's word.

Conservative? Not so much, says wunderkind Wyatt

Wyatt Roy

Georgina Robinson Australia's youngest ever MP thanks his dad in maiden speech to Parliament.

MPs like 'zombies' under Rudd, says Labor senator


Georgina Robinson A Labor senator has likened the final months of the Rudd government to having a "political lobotomy", and blamed tight party control for the party's slide in the latest opinion polls.

Brough backs Costello

Georgina Robinson A one-time John Howard protege says the former prime minister's criticism of Peter Costello is "surprising" and wrong.

Howard's Costello blast unfair, says Minchin

John Howard and Peter Costello.

Thomas Hunter and Georgina Robinson Peter Costello was "fantastic" with the Australian public and did not lack the common touch, says former Howard government minister Nick Minchin.

Afghanistan: we're staring at 10 more years, warns PM


Georgina Robinson Prime Minister Julia Gillard said she would be "as frank as I can be" with Australians about the country's near-decade-long military operation in Afghanistan during today's parliamentary debate.

Children to be released under changes to immigration detention

Georgina Robinson More children and families will be moved out of immigration detention centres into community-based accommodation, such as centres run by churches and charities.