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19 February 2005

Australian (Sydney)

A half smile, and a deep breath were the only signs of emotion from champion Perth yachtsman Christopher Packer after the handing down of his sentence in a Balinese prison. Mr Packer was given a three-month prison term for illegal weapons possession, leaving him with possibly only a day of the sentence left to serve. The 52-year-old Sydney-to-Hobart race winner immediately hugged his girlfriend Gianna Botto adding: "a pleasure, now back to the handcuffs." After... (

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