Sheraton hosts sportstar awards gala
NORTH Queensland’s sport stars will be honoured at the Sheraton Mirage in Port Douglas on Saturday night. The Sportstar Awards will honour top athletes from across North Queensland, and will feature guest of honour Jana Pittman. Pittman, a dual Commonwealth Games gold medallist, has now turned her attention to the Winter Olympics, where she hopes to compete in the bobsleigh. The inaugural Sportstar Awards were held in 1991, and aimed to recognise the efforts of the best junior and senior sports people in North Queensland. The awards are given in junior, senior, service to North Queensland Sport and athlete with a disability categories.