7 Dec 2011

Wild weather disrupts sport in Perth

1:07 pm on 7 December 2011

Wild weather in in Western Australia forced the abandonment of virtually the entire schedule at the sailing world championships in Fremantle.

Fierce storms and winds of up 100 kilometres per hour called a halt to racing before midday after only a handful of heats.

The Perth Glory football team were prevented from leaving for Sydney, forcing the postponement of their scheduled A-League game against Sydney FC.