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INVICTUS AUSTRALIA IS APPOINTED OFFICIAL CHARITY OF THE POWERCOR STAWELL GIFT

Stawell Gift Event Management (SGEM), promoters of the iconic Powercor Stawell Gift carnival, has announced Invictus Australia as the official charity of Australia’s richest footrace.  Invictus Australia delivers sport and recovery programmes and services to improve the health and wellbeing of military veterans and their families. The not-for-profit organisation is

2014 Luke Versace wins 7-man Open Gift final in photo finish, Holly Dobbyn takes Women’s Gift

2014 was notable for being a particularly even competition with no obvious stand out favourite for the Open Gift, even before the finals, and for providing some extremely close finishes. The 4th semi was declared a dead heat when a protest by John Adams was upheld by the Independent Protest

POWERCOR STAWELL GIFT ADDS SYPAQ AS A KEY SPONSOR FOR 2022 CARNIVAL

THE PARTNERSHIP WILL CELEBRATE THE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE  Stawell Gift Event Management (SGEM) has today announced Port Melbourne based engineering and systems integration company, SYPAQ as a new sponsor for the 2022 Powercor Stawell Gift Carnival.  The partnership will see SYPAQ secure the naming rights for two races at Stawell

Could on form Jacob Despard be only the 4th dual winner in 140 years?

We caught up with 2018 Powercor Stawell Gift winner Jacob Despard on his outstanding run at the Melbourne Track Classic at the weekend.  Powercor Stawell Gift winner Jacob Despard took out the Melbourne Track Classic 100m Open men’s final on Saturday evening in a time of 10.11 (+3.4). Jacob told

2013: Asafa Powell headlines, first Tasmanian winner in 72 years

Great excitement surrounded the 132nd running of the Powercor Stawell Gift with the entry of the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Asafa Powell. The former world 100metres record-holding Jamaican had broken 10 seconds for the 100m more times than any other athlete in history. Josh Ross, the Australian 100m