Should we laugh at the ball boy?

Should we laugh at the ball boy?

A ball boy at the Barcelona Open is the latest in line of ball kid fails. The boy tripped and fell into a wall during the first round match between Teymuraz Gabashvili and Nicolas Almagro. The incident prompted discussion on how these cases become points of ridicule....
2016 Seniors Festival helping seniors stay young

2016 Seniors Festival helping seniors stay young

It is Seniors Week and the Illawarra community is celebrating. Exercise was the name of the game at the Community Gateway Centre in Wollongong today. The centre ran an exercise class to promote a healthy lifestyle, and a sense of community for Wollongong’s senior...
UOW plays its part for World Water Day

UOW plays its part for World Water Day

The University of Wollongong (UOW) has developed a Water Saving Action Plan (WSAP) to ensure it will have enough water in the future. World Water Day was established in 1993 as an opportunity to educate people about water related issues, and to inspire others to take...
Tennis racquet stringing goes micro

Tennis racquet stringing goes micro

Frustrated with the racquet-stringing resources at tennis tournaments, Australian tennis player Rubin Statham was compelled to invent a portable stringing machine. Traditional racquet stringing machines can weigh up to 30kg, but the Pro Stringer weighs only 2kg....