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World Champ Kim Collins set to return to Central Park

With the London 2012 Olympic Games just 155 days away, unfinished business at Central Park has driven 2003 world 100m champion Kim Collins to have another crack at Gift glory and the $40,000 first prize this Easter. Run out in the semi-finals last year, the Australia Post Stawell Gift was

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Nominations open for Footballer’s Gift

The Stawell Athletic Club is calling all football clubs in the Wimmera and Horsham District League to nominate their fastest footballer to represent them in the Wimmera and Horsham District Football League Gift – 120m. This event will  held on Easter Monday (April 9) during the 2012 Australia Post Stawell

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An audience with George McNeill

In the 100th running of the Stawell Gift in 1981, his eighth visit to Stawell, Scotman George McNeill finally achieved his lifelong dream of Stawell Gift victory. In a final full of drama, 1978 winner Steve Proudlock broke and was penalised a metre. The favourite was Bryan Mueller, but in

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Australia Post delivers for the Gift until 2013

The Stawell Athletic Club and the Hon Hugh Delahunty, Minister for Sport and Recreation, today announced that Australia Post will renew their naming rights sponsorship of the nation’s most famous and richest footrace for the next two years. Commencing back in 1995, the Australia Post partnership with the Stawell Athletic

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2011 – Williams leaves Gift runners ham strung

Queensland beach sprinter Mitch Williams has survived a torn hamstring in the final metres of the 2011 Australia Post Stawell Gift to hold on and win the $40,000 major prize purse in a thrilling finish at Central Park today. In what was the most open final’s field in recent years,

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