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In Cricket
October 16, 2017 8:02 am gmt |
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Australia batsman David Warner has warned England to expect ‘war’ in the Ashes next month. Vice Captain Warner, 30, said how he will try to make himself ‘hate’ the tourists for extra motivation. He said he did not regret claiming England had ‘scared eyes’ during th...
In Srilanka
October 7, 2017 10:37 am gmt |
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Dharshana Perera, the Sri Lankan ambassador to Indonesia said that the group that included 28 Sri Lankans who were arrested by the Indonesian Security forces, for allegedly attempting to migrate to Australia illegally by boat, have been sent back to Sri Lanka. They were arrested August 9, 2017, by th...
In Srilanka
October 3, 2017 5:41 am gmt |
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The United Nation’s refugee arm has urged Australia to lift its game and ensure there’s proper care for people detained in Papua New Guinea following the suicide of a Sri Lankan Tamil, the Australian Associated Press reported. The 32-year-old’s death on Monday morning was the sixth refugee fatality o...
In Srilanka
October 2, 2017 6:51 am gmt |
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The man’s body was found in the grounds of Lorengau hospital where he had been receiving treatment for mental illness. Another refugee has died in Australia’s offshore detention regime, with a man found dead, apparently by suicide, on Manus Island. The man was a Sri Lankan Tamil and had been formally...
In Cricket
September 24, 2017 3:58 am gmt |
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Indian cricket vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Saturday (September 23) said despite having 2-0 lead in the series, they cannot take things for granted against Australia in the third one-day international (ODI) match in central city of Indore. A win on Sunday (September 24) will give India a 3-0 unassa...
In Cricket
September 22, 2017 3:47 am gmt |
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Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became only the third Indian to take a hat-trick as the hosts demolished Australia by 50 runs in the second ODI on Thursday, continuing their dominating run over the listless visitors. Chasing 253 on a tricky surface, Australia once again had no answer to the guile of w...
In Sports
September 18, 2017 4:07 am gmt |
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Australia started the final day 2-1 up after winning Saturday’s doubles and Kyrgios looked the favourite early on, silencing the rowdy Belgian crowd by hitting 10 aces in the first set and winning the tiebreak. Goffin, whose knee injury at the U.S. Open in August initially put his semi-final ap...
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September 18, 2017 3:56 am gmt |
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David Goffin and Steve Darcis staged a thrilling comeback on Sunday (September 17) to take Belgium into their second Davis Cup final in three years with a 3-2 victory over Australia. World number 12 Goffin, playing some of the best tennis of his career, defeated world number 20 Nick Kyrgios 6-7(4) 6-...
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September 16, 2017 9:42 am gmt |
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Both 2017 Davis Cup semi-finals are tied after Friday’s action, as David Goffin and Nick Kyrgios took care of business in Brussels in the tie between Belgium and Australia. In the first rubber between France and Serbia, Dusan Lajovic caused a huge shock by beating Lucas Pouille, adding some exc...
In Cricket
August 31, 2017 8:54 am gmt |
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Bangladesh secured an historic first Test victory over Australia in Dhaka, with Shakib Al Hasan finishing an engrossing match with 10 wickets. Chasing 265 for victory, Steve Smith’s Australia looked set to win on the penultimate day of the first Test after David Warner hit 112.Australia were st...
In Australia
August 19, 2017 9:23 am gmt |
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Five people, including a baby were injured after being hit by a car at a shopping mall in Sydney on Saturday (August 19), Australian media reported. Australian police said the driver “suffered a medical episode” and the crash was not intentional. The male driver remained at the scene to a...
In Australia
August 16, 2017 9:23 am gmt |
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Former Olympic champion cyclist Steve Wooldridge has died at the age of 39 in a suspected suicide. Cycling New South Wales confirmed that the Sydney-born Australian was found dead on Tuesday (15.08.2017), just a week short of his 40 birthday. “Stephen was an inspirational figure in track cyclin...
In Australia
August 14, 2017 6:29 am gmt |
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Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s political future was in doubt today after it emerged he was a dual citizen, placing the conservative government’s slim parliamentary majority at risk. Australia does not allow dual citizens to sit in parliament, with New Zealand confirming ...
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August 13, 2017 4:55 am gmt |
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More than 80,000 runners took part in Sydney’s annual City2Surf race on Sunday (August 13) with 2016 champion Harry Summers defending his title in 42 minutes and 16 seconds, local media reported. Celia Sullohern was the first woman to complete the 14-kilometre (8.7 miles) run from the Sydney CB...
In Britain
August 12, 2017 9:36 am gmt |
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A British tourist, who allegedly attempted to organise to meet with a 13-year-old Sydney girl, was arrested and charged with online child exploitation offences on Friday (August 11). Last week, New South Wales Police undercover officers began communicating online with a man visiting Australian from t...
In Srilanka
August 7, 2017 12:23 pm gmt |
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The Australian Government today confirmed that 13 illegal maritime arrivals (IMAs) were returned to Sri Lanka on Friday. The individuals returned were not intercepted on a recent illegal maritime venture, the Australian High Commission in Colombo said. These non-citizens have been found not to engage...
In Technology
July 7, 2017 11:24 am gmt |
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An Australian state will install the world’s largest lithium ion battery in a “historic” deal with electric car firm Tesla and energy company Neoen. The battery will protect South Australia from the kind of energy crisis which famously blacked out the state, Premier Jay Weatherill s...
In Canada
July 7, 2017 10:50 am gmt |
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The leaders of Canada, Australia and Norway landed in Hamburg on Thursday (July 6) ahead of the G20 summit on July 7-8. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting Europe as discussions continue over CETA, a comprehensive free trade deal between Canada and EU. Both he and Australian Prime Mini...
In Cricket
July 1, 2017 7:08 am gmt |
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As day broke on Saturday, Australian cricketers woke up to the realization that they were unemployed. Cricket Australia on Friday said it had failed to strike a new pay deal with the players’ union ahead of the June 30 deadline, leaving players unemployed and threatening fixtures including this...