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EPOST News Monitor, Monday, Oct 2, 2000

The Evening Post, Monday, Oct 2, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Goodbye Glory Days - Wet weather wrecks Wgtn weekend - Don't Blame athletes Ferg - Note found with dead mother and children - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Goodbye glory days: Dire results at the Sydney Games reflect NZ's all-round slump in sport, says Sports Foundation boss Chris Ineson.


Wet weather wrecks Wgtn weekend: Torrential rain, low cloud and gale-force wind have wreaked havoc in the Wgtn region.


Don't blame athletes - Ferg: Leave our athletes alone - that's the message from Olympic canoeing great Ian Ferguson.


Note found with dead mother and children: Police have issued the names of a mother and three children found dead in Stoke in Sunday.


Inside headlines
- Soldiers need payrise - PM;
- Bikes for beat police;
- Porirua Trust faces big loss;
- Overhaul for racing industry;
- First multi-employer ERA contract signed;
- ACT shows hand with jobs policy;
- Winnie a winner during ward move;
- Church leadership challenge fizzles out;
- Sky airs adult channel;
- Man charged with King murder named;
- Tranz rail fares up;
- Doco privy to NZ's worst, best dunnies;
- Levin man stabbed;
- Medics to face tougher standards.


Sports lead
Well done, cobbers: IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch may have been diplomatic in his praise of previous Olympics but few would doubt his ultimate compliment to Sydney at last night's closing ceremony.


Editorial: No Kiwi fireworks at Games;
Dawn of a new era.



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