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Hotel staff behind missed drug-test for Chris Froome

TOUR de France favourite Chris Froome says staff at "quite an exclusive hotel in Italy" were simply protecting his privacy when they refused to allow drug testers access to his room earlier this year.

The Brit acknowledged it was his responsibility to ensure he was available for testing.



Skate park event to send off 'one of a kind' mate

premium_icon Skate park event to send off 'one of a kind' mate

Skate park event set to draw crowds this weekend.

Students at Gladstone South SS placed in to lockdown

premium_icon Students at Gladstone South SS placed in to lockdown

Police were called to the school at 1:45pm.

HOLY SMOKES: New Gladstone business taps into vape market

premium_icon HOLY SMOKES: New Gladstone business taps into vape market

The owner says he started smoking cigarettes at age 15.