Launceston's Ricky Ponting.  100s IN BOTH INNINGS OF HIS HUNDREDTH. A FIRST: Ricky Ponting became the first man to score centuries in both innings of his 100th Test match. Ricky completed his second hundred on this day (January 6) in 2006 at the Sydney Cricket Ground in a Test against South Africa which Australia won.

This is a great shot of Ricky Ponting. Former Australian cricket captain and hugely successful batsmen. He has scored the greatest number of test runs of all Australian batsmen.

Launceston's Marcos Ambrose - NASCAR champion driver

NASCAR: Marcos Ambrose Top Spot At Sonoma Ambrose won the top starting spot Friday for Sunday’s race at Sonoma with a fast lap around the road course. Marcos Ambrose had never won a Sprint.

Hadspen's Richie Porte - internationally acclaimed cyclist

Richie Porte wearing Pink in the Giro

Launceston's Peter Sculthorpe - composer

Peter Sculthorpe discusses life, death and spirituality with Tiger Webb in an article for ABC Radio National's Encounter program.

Tasmanian wine writer Winsor Dobbin (left) with Sommelier James Welsh (right) from Stillwater and Black Cow Bistro at Harvest  Launceston Market. Article and photo supplied by Marji Irish of Blue Penguin Wines for Think Tasmania.

Tasmanian wine writer Winsor Dobbin (left) with Sommelier James Welsh (right) from Stillwater and Black Cow Bistro at Harvest Launceston Market. Article and photo supplied by Marji Irish of Blue Penguin Wines for Think Tasmania.

Launceston cyclist Matt Goss is gearing up for the Tour de France.

Launceston cyclist Matt Goss is being lined up for Tour de France stage wins with his Orica-GreenEDGE team naming a squad clearly assembled to protect the sprint specialist.

Launceston's Daniel Geale - Tasmanian IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale will fight WBO champion Dmitry Pirog in a unification middleweight title bout in the US later this year after the Russian fighter won his mandatory title defence in Moscow on Tuesday.

TASMANIAN IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale will fight WBO champion Dmitry Pirog in a unification middleweight title bout in the US later this year after the Russian fighter won his mandatory title defence in Moscow on Tuesday.


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