Mon, 26 Oct 2020

Victoria Premier confident of having crowds for Boxing Day Test

Melbourne [Australia], October 26 (ANI): Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews on Monday said that he is confident of having a crowd ...

SA tennis star Lloyd Harris jumps 10 spots in ATP rankings

South African tennis ace Lloyd Harris has jumped 10 spots to No 80 in the latest ATP rankings released on ...

Springboks Reinach, Serfontein star for Montpellier in French Top 14

Springboks Cobus Reinach and Jan Serfontein were crucial in Montpellier's 30-6 bonus point win over Brive in the French Top ...

Fury after Qatar 'forcibly examined' women at airport

Female passengers flying from Qatar were subjected to invasive searches after a premature baby was found abandoned in an airport ...

Reinach, Serfontein star for Montpellier in French Top 14

Springboks Cobus Reinach and Jan Serfontein were crucial in Montpellier's 30-6 bonus point win over Brive in the French Top ...

Frenchman Humbert claims 2nd ATP title with Antwerp win

Young Frenchman Ugo Humbert claimed his second ATP title on Sunday with a straight-sets victory over Australian Alex de Minaur ...

Baby in Doha incident alive but unidentified

Hamad International Airport at Doha has revealed the baby at the centre of an international incident in which 13 Australian ...

Frenchman Humbert claims 2nd ATP with Antwerp title

Young Frenchman Ugo Humbert claimed his second ATP title on Sunday with a straight-sets victory over Australian Alex de Minaur ...

Holding of third 22 dialogue demonstrates India-US commitment

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): The holding of third US-India 2 Ministerial Dialogue in just over two years demonstrates the ...

Cantlay outduels Rahm, Thomas to win Zozo crown

Patrick Cantlay recorded a 7-under 65 in Sunday's final round to finish at 23-under 265 and win the Zozo Championship ...

Newgarden wins at St. Pete, Dixon holds on for title

Josef Newgarden did all he could Sunday at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in Florida, winning the race ...

Best birthday ever: McDonald wins first title at LPGA Drive On

Ally McDonald gave herself the birthday present of a lifetime when she captured her first career LPGA title on Sunday ...

ATP roundup: Zverev wins another title in Cologne

Germany's Alexander Zverev made it two titles in two weeks in the same city with a 6-2, 6-1 win over ...

Britain's Geoghegan Hart wins Giro d'Italia

Britain's Tao Geoghegan Hart of Team Ineos won cycling's Giro d'Italia on Sunday ahead of Australian rival Jai Hindley after ...

Cambodia Expects to be Landmine-Free Within 5 Years

PHNOM PENH - The Cambodian government will deploy 2,000 soldiers to train as deminers after Western nations, led by the ...

WBBL: Sydney Thunder to take knee throughout entire tournament

Sydney [Australia], October 25 (ANI): Sydney Thunder have confirmed that the side would be taking the knee throughout the entire ...

IPL 13: MI skipper Rohit Sharma doubtful for Rajasthan Royals game

By Baidurjo BhoseAbu Dhabi [UAE], October 25 (ANI): Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma who has been struggling with a hamstring ...

Australian Research to Guide Olympic Coaching Gender Equality Push

SYDNEY, AUSTRALA - Australian researchers are investigating how gender stereotypes can make female sports coaches feel like "imposters" and cost ...

Laura Wolvaardt stars for Strikers in WBBL opener

Defending champions Brisbane Heat and a clinical Adelaide Strikers posted commanding victories as Australia's Twenty20 women's Big Bash League started ...

Ally McDonald clings to 1-shot LPGA lead

Ally McDonald, hoping to win her first LPGA title, fired a three-under par 69 for a one-stroke lead after Saturday's ...

Australia to shift its naval presence to Asia-Pacific

Canberra [Australia], October 24 (ANI): Amid growing Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific region, Australia has now announced its decision to ...

Nikki Haley interacts with Indian Americans

By Reena BhardwajPhiladelphia [US], October 25 (ANI): Addressing the Indian American community here ahead of US elections, Nikki Haley, a ...

ATP Roundup: Zverev, Schwartzman to battle in final at Cologne

Top-seeded Alexander Zverev recorded seven aces while recording a 7-6 (3), 6-3 win over Italy's Jannik Sinner on Saturday to ...

PM Modi, Trump get along so well, says Nikki Haley

By Reena BhardwajPhiladelphia [US], October 25 (ANI): US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi get "along so well" ...

McDonald clings to lead at LPGA Drive On

Ally McDonald fired a 3-under 69 on Saturday to hang on to a one-shot lead at the LPGA Drive On ...

Chakravarthy keeps Kolkata in IPL play-off race, Kings XI win again

Spinner Varun Chakravarthy claimed this Indian Premier League season's first five-wicket haul as Kolkata Knight Riders gave their play-off hopes ...

China getting concerned about Quad, say analysts

Beijing [China], October 24 (ANI): China is becoming more cautious about Quad after initially dismissing the strategic partnership between US, ...

Lee relishing a return to cricket at WBBL 06

Proteas batter Lizelle Lee is relishing the opportunity to return to competitive cricket when the sixth edition of the Women's ...

Aryna Sabalenka wins 12 straight games in crazy Ostrava comeback

Aryna Sabalenka staged a spectacular comeback against Spanish qualifier Sara Sorribes Tormo to reach the semi-finals of the Ostrava Open ...

Emotional day as Melbourne welcomes exit from Covid-19 lockdown

Melbourne, Australia's second-biggest city, will exit its coronavirus lockdown after nearly four months under onerous restrictions, authorities announced Monday, with ...

When grandparenting is an unfair burden

A growing number of grandparents care full time for their grandchildren in Australia, without receiving the financial support they need, ...

NBN battle between the ACCC and the Government

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has issued a Statement of Expectation to the ACCC over their position on NBN pricing, writes ...

Man arrested, 144 kilograms of cocaine in hydraulic rams seized

This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force.*Editor's Note: Vision of the operation ...

Coal-fired air pollution: The invisible killer

In refusing to introduce acceptable air pollution standards, Australia's politicians are essentially saying our lives and health do not matter, ...

The removal of First Nations children remains scandalously high

The forced removal of a child or children from their parents is indisputably one of the most traumatic events, with ...

Screen Themes: The Boys vs Schitt's Creek

As the U.S. Election competes with COVID-19 to fill our TV screens with doom and gloom, entertainment editor John Turnbull ...

How think tanks and the media shape Australia's foreign policy

The role of think tanks and lobby groups in the political landscape is one of the most underestimated in shaping ...

AFP restrains assets from a man who sold child abuse material online

** Images from the operation, including photos of the restrained assets, are available via hightail.**A Belgian tourist who bankrolled his ...

Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Oct. 26

CANBERRA -- Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt said on Monday that a COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be made available ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Philippines reports 1,607 new infections

BEIJING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

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20 year prison term for Californian man convicted of terrorism

RIVERSIDE, California - A U.S. man has been sentenced to twenty years in federal prison for conspiring to commit terrorist ...

U.S. vice president's chief of staff diagnosed with coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short is the latest White House official to ...

Parallels: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar & America's Political System

The proceedings by the U.S. Senate's Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearings of President Trump's nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace ...

Australian law enforcement officers intercept huge cocaine shipment

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A 45-year-old Sydney man has been charged for allegedly importing approximately 144 kilograms of cocaine hidden ...

Key allies and partners distancing from U.S. in droves

Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the ...

U.S., UK and Europe host humanitarian conference on displaced Rohingya

A joint UN-hosted donor conference to rally international support behind Myanmar's displaced Rohingya minority, ended on Thursday with a promise ...

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