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Nadal 'sad' as tie-breaker woes end bid for 20th Slam title

Melbourne - Rafael Nadal said he was "sad" to be out of the Australian Open on Wednesday, depriving him of ...

'I'm living life the right way,' says 'target' Reed

King Abdullah Economic City - Patrick Reed has faced a lot of media criticism and heckling from the fans recently, ...

Thiem stuns Nadal, advances to semi-finals of Australia Open

Melbourne [Australia], Jan 29 (ANI): Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem stunned World Number one Rafael Nadal on Wednesday and booked ...

China's Women's Olympic Soccer Team Quarantined in Australia

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - China's national women's soccer team has been quarantined in Australia ahead of an Olympic qualifying tournament as ...

Britain is about to leave the EU - what's next?

Britain will shortly leave the European Union. So that's it. Brexit is over, right?Wrong. To channel former British Prime Minister ...

Thiem stuns Nadal to make Australian Open semis

Melbourne - Austria's Dominic Thiem stunned Rafael Nadal on Wednesday to send the world number one tumbling out of the ...

Zampa feels Smith 'just keeps getting better'

Melbourne [Australia], Jan 29 (ANI): Ahead of the Big Bash League (BBL) clash against Sydney Sixers, Melbourne Stars' Adam Zampa ...

'Low to high': Muguruza shakes off illness to reach last four

Melbourne - Former world No 1 Garbine Muguruza was thrashed 6-0 in her first set at the Australian Open and ...

Gareth Thomas 'upset' by Israel Folau signing

London - Former Wales rugby international Gareth Thomas says he is "really upset" by French rugby league club Catalans Dragons' ...

Zverev renews pledge to donate winner's cheque to bushfire relief

Melbourne - Alexander Zverev renewed a pledge on Wednesday to donate the A$4.12 million ($2.83 million) Australian Open winner's cheque ...

Barty time as home hero bids to live up to Australian Open hype

Melbourne - Ashleigh Barty is two victories away from becoming the Australian Open's first home-grown winner in 42 years, but ...

Djokovic v Federer: 5 classic matches

Melbourne - Serbia's Novak Djokovic is 26-23 up in his career matches against Roger Federer heading into their Australian Open ...

Champion's mindset propels Halep into Melbourne semis

Melbourne - Simona Halep warned she's playing some of the best tennis of her career as she steamed into an ...

Zverev sweeps past Wawrinka to make first Grand Slam semi

Melbourne - German young gun Alexander Zverev stormed into his first Grand Slam semi-final on Wednesday, rallying from a set ...

Alexander Zverev cruises to Australian Open semifinal

Melbourne [Australia], Jan 29 (ANI): German tennis player Alexander Zverev on Wednesday progressed to the semifinals of the Australian Open. ...

Comma again? Philip Pullman's Oxford comma rage doesn't go far enough

High-profile author Philip Pullman tweeted on Sunday about the new 50 pence English coin due for release by the Royal ...

Had constipation? Here are 4 things to help treat it

Chronic constipation is incredibly common. Around one in four people worldwide report symptoms, while in Australia and New Zealand, it's ...

History-chasing Nadal faces Thiem in Melbourne

Melbourne - World No 1 Rafael Nadal takes on Dominic Thiem on Wednesday as he looks for a record-equalling 20th ...

Resurgent Muguruza sets up Halep semi-final

Melbourne - Unseeded Garbine Muguruza underlined her return to form by reaching the Australian Open semi-finals for the first time ...

Challenges aplenty for Six Nations coaches

London - The 2020 Six Nations Championship starts on Saturday with four of the teams under new management following last ...

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U.S. allies worry about defending African countries from ISIS

DAKAR, Senegal - As extremist violence grows across Africa, the United States is considering reducing its military presence on the ...

Man flies in to Sydney from Canada/Turkey/Qatar with two kilos of meth

SYDNEY, Australia - A Canadian man will appear in court next month, after allegedly trying to im port two kilograms ...

Irish government 'deeply concerned' at Israeli annexation plans

DUBLIN, Ireland - The government of Ireland says it is 'deeply concerned' over comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...

Suit filed against Total for failure to limit global warming

PARIS - In a groundbreaking case in France, energy giant Total is being sued for allegedly failing to adequately fight ...

In surprise move Netanyahu withdraws application for immunity

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit filed an indictment on Tuesday charging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...

PwC quits Angolan companies accused of looting government funds

As he faces charges of misusing more than $1 billion in state funds, the husband of Angolan billionaire Isabel dos ...

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