E - Sport & Fitness
Whats on in Perth for the Melbourne Cup? - Perth Rectangle due for completion in 2014 - The Freo Harbour Classic on Nov 11 - The 2012 Hockey Super Series is coming to Perth - Gascoyne Dash is back for another year - Mid-West Sports Awards - World Youth Water Polo Champs in Perth next month - Fremantle 'Fund' Run for Suncorp - And windsurfing's first tournament of the summer
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Oozing with class and elegance, the Melbourne Cup is the highlight of many social calendars. Despite the race being on the other side of the country, many Perth residents are shelling out big dollars to secure seats within Melbourne Cup functions citywide, to celebrate the event which has become as much about fashion and fine-dining as it is about horseracing.  read article »
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The first FINA World Youth Water Polo Championships are approaching fast.

From December 1 to 9, Perth will host the world’s premier under 18 water polo competition at Challenge Stadium. With strong teams in both male and female categories, the best of Australia’s water polo youth are hoping to put on a strong display.
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Sunday November 11 brings with it the Fremantle Harbour Classic, an annual sailing event filled with skill and excitement.

A total of 30 boats, varying in size from 22 feet all the way through to 62 feet, compete in the event. Entry is by invitation from the organisers, who try to vary the boat size to make the finish as unpredictable as possible.
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A sparsely populated region, the mid-west is often associated with wheat, farms and mines. It also produces some incredibly talented sports men and women. On November 14, Geraldton will be home to the 41st Mid-West Sports Awards at the Batavia Hall. read article »
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The 2012 Hockey International Super Series Hockey 9s will be hosted in Perth, featuring Australia's most successful sporting teams, the Kookaburras and the Hockeyroos. read article »
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Perth will finally have a state of the art rectangular stadium with the redevelopment of Perth Oval. The $95.1 million plan will transform the home of the Perth Glory and Western Force into a world class facility. read article »
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The Gascoyne Dash is an off-road event for bikes and cars. The race is run along the Gascoyne River in Western Australia and runs November 1 to 4.

Originally, the Gascoyne Dash started as a boat race, but changed to cars and bikes due to the severe lack of rain turning the river to dust.
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Hundreds of shoes will be pounding the pavement on November, 11 for Suncorp Bank Freo Fun Run. Participants will be joined by Perth celebrities, Channel Ten’s Narelda Jacobs, Fremantle ruckman Aaron Sandilands and cricket legend Adam Gilchrist. read article »
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The Western Australian windsurfing community will flock to Mandurah tomorrow for the Season Opening Weekend. The event is the first of five major events planned by Windsurfing WA for the 2012/13 season. read article »


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