CATE Campbell threatened the world record and then had to fight to stave off her younger sister Bronte in a supreme 100m freestyle showdown.

AUSTRALIA’S trap gold medallist Laetisha Scanlan shot so badly in her qualifying round her coach told her to pack up and go home.

AUSTRALIA’S fastest woman produced a below-par performance in the 100m semi-finals, finishing a disappointing fifth to miss out on the final.

MEDAL hope Jake Stein has lamented his embarrassing double false-start in the opening event of the decathlon but vowed to complete the program.

ZOE Buckman is out of the Commonwealth Games after an appeal to get reinstated into the 1500m final failed.

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Member Jim lends a helping hand

Authors Mac Gudgeon (left) and Jim Usher with then Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard at the launch of Footsteps in the Ash.
Nov 18, 2011

As the third anniversary of the Black Saturday bushfires draws near, it is timely to acknowledge MCC 50-year member Jim Usher’s contribution to a book that has raised $100,000 for CFA brigades involved in the firefight.

Two worthy Ebeling Award recipients

The 2011 Hans Ebeling Award recipients, John Tait (left) and Hassa Mann.
Nov 17, 2011

Demon champion Hassa Mann and MCC hockey’s John Tait were most worthy recipients of the club’s prestigious Hans Ebeling Award for services to the club’s sporting sections at the sections’ annual dinner on November 16.

Women's cricket team in good hands

MCC cricket chairman David Crow at the MCG with the club’s recently appointed female cricket co-ordinator, Marcella Torre.
Nov 14, 2011

The MCC has set about creating the first-ever female cricket team in the club’s 173-year history, with Marcella Torre appointed as our women's cricket co-ordinator.

Goalie waves flag on record career

MCC member and VFL/AFL goal umpire David Flegg in action
Nov 11, 2011

Nowhere among the cavalcade of retirees feted at the MCG on grand final day did you see David Flegg, although his contribution to AFL matches should not go unrecognised.

Library's The Yorker wins major award

MCC librarians David Studham and Trevor Ruddell.
Nov 10, 2011

The MCC Library’s flagship publication The Yorker received important international recognition in October when it was adjudged the “best program, annual report or magazine” at the International Sports Heritage Association’s 2011 communications awards.