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Warner, Slater deny reports of physical altercation in Maldives bar
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Australia batsman David Warner and former cricket Michael Slater have denied rumours of the two having a physical altercation in a Maldives bar.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australia's borders to remain closed indefinitely: PM
Canberra, May 9 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday said that the country's borders will remain closed indefinitely amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Brisbane confident of getting 2032 Olympic Games
Brisbane, May 8 (IANS) Brisbane is on verge of securing 2032 Olympic Games after Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) chief John Coates said that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is 'conducting due diligence ahead of confirming the city as host' of the quadrennial event.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
BCCI has a case to answer on IPL disaster: Gideon Haigh
Sydney, May 7 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) was increasingly becoming an emblem of the Indian government's apathy and sport's insularity from the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India before it was postponed, said renowned cricket writer Gideon Haigh.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
India travel ban to end on May 15: Aus PM
Canberra, May 7 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday announced that the ban on travel from India would end on May 15, paving the way for thousands of Australians stranded in the Covid-battered country to return home.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Aussies in IPL transported to Maldives, Hussey stays back
Sydney, May 6 (IANS) Amid a raging debate over Australia's decision to ban travel from India, many players, coaches, match officials and commentators who were involved in the now postponed 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) have been transported from India to Maldives.
2021-05-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
5 Australian blood clot cases linked to AstraZeneca vax
Canberra, May 6 (IANS) Australia's medical regulator on Thursday announced that five recipients of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine have developed clotting and low platelets.
2021-05-06
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Validity of Aus' India travel ban to be challenged court
Canberra, May 6 (IANS) The validity of the Australian government's controversial decision to ban travel from India will be challenged in the Federal Court.
2021-05-06
Category: International, Australia,Politics
BCCI to move Aus players to SL, Maldives: CA
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) The Indian cricket board (BCCI) is looking to move Australian players involved in the postponed 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) to Sri Lanka and Maldives before sending them home, Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley said on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australian state on alert as local Covid case identified
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) was on alert as a new locally acquired Covid-19 case was confirmed in Sydney on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former Aus spinner MacGill kidnapped, 4 arrested
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Stuart MacGill was allegedly kidnapped and released in Sydney last month. New South Wales (NSW) Police said on Wednesday that four men have been arrested after investigation into the incident.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cricket
Majority of Australians think vaccination not going well: Survey
Canberra, May 5 (IANS) Almost two thirds of Australians think the country's Covid-19 vaccine rollout is not going well, a survey has found.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Stranded Aussie players may stay in India or go third country
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) Australian players stranded at the postponed Indian Premier League (IPL) will either stay back in India or move to a third country as Cricket Australia (CA) and Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) on Tuesday made it clear that they would not seek exemptions to their national government's norms.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
New Australian taskforce targeting offshore fugitives
Canberra, May 4 (IANS) Australia's national law enforcement agency announced on Tuesday that it has established a taskforce to pursue offshore fugitives.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Cummins sends Covid relief to UNICEF, not to PM CARES fund
Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' Australian pace bowler Pat Cummins changed his decision to donate to PM CARES fund and instead directed the $50,000 amount pledged for Covid-19 victims, to UNICEF Australia's India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
CA in a bind after saying no to special flight for IPL players
Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is not thinking of bringing its players featuring in the Indian Premier League (IPL) back home on a chartered flight at the moment although this could change after the IPL bio-bubble was hit by Covid-19 cases on Monday.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
CA pledges $50,000 towards India's fight against Covid-19
Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday said that it has pledged an "initial donation" of $50,000 towards India's fight against the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Aus Treasurer 'encouraged' by drop in welfare recipients
Canberra, May 3 (IANS) Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Monday defended the decision to end the government's coronavirus wage subsidy scheme after thousands of people came off welfare in April.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
India travel ban not racist: Australian FM
Canberra, May 3 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has denied suggestions that the government's decision to ban travel from India amid the country's worsening Covid-19 situation was motivated by racism.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Taylor calls Lynn's demand for a chartered flight 'very rich'
Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Former Australia Test captain Mark Taylor has disagreed with Chris Lynn's demand to Cricket Australia (CA) for a chartered flight to bring IPL players home from India at the conclusion of the tournament.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Another 2 men die after receiving Covid vaccine in Australia
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) Two men in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) died days after receiving Covid-19 vaccines, as the health authorities are urgently investigating the cause of their deaths, local media reported on Thursday.
2021-04-29
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Politics
IPL 2021 probably most vulnerable bio-bubble: Zampa
Sydney, April 28 (IANS) Australia Adam Zampa said that the bio-bubble for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is the most vulnerable one he has been in so far due to the Covid-19 situation in India.
2021-04-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Top Aus cricket bodies to help players return from IPL
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) on Tuesday said they would coordinate with the Australian government which has decided to suspend direct flights from India till May 15 owing to a massive surge in Covid-19 cases in India.
2021-04-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
After Cummins, Lee contributes towards India's Covid fight
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee has contributed one Bitcoin (worth about Rs 41 lakh) to Crypto Relief to help in India's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-04-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
CA promises to liaise with government to help players
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Soon after it was decided by the Australian government to suspend all flights from India till May 15, Cricket Australia (CA) announced that they are in regular touch with the players and will liaise with the government to deal with the problem.
2021-04-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
New nanobody-based treatments may help fight Covid
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Australian researchers have identified neutralising nanobodies that block the SARS-CoV-2 virus from entering cells in preclinical models, an advance that paves the way for investigations into nanobody-based treatments for Covid-19.
2021-04-27
Category: International, Australia,
Australia suspends flights from India
Canberra, April 27 (IANS) Australia has suspended flights from India in response to the country's Covid-19 outbreak.
2021-04-27
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Top Aussie cricketers Warner, Smith could fly back: Report
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Top Australian cricketers, including David Warner and Steve Smith, could soon be flying back to Australia from India as all eyes are set on Australia's National Security Committee of Cabinet meeting on Tuesday which would discuss a reduction or even a complete ban of flights from India.
2021-04-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Brisbane gets PM boost for hosting 2032 Olympics
Brisbane, April 26 (IANS) In a major boost to Brisbane's chances of securing the rights to host the 2032 Olympics and Paralympic Games, the Australian Prime Minister on Monday pledged that "the Federal Government will cover half the cost" of the quadrennial games.
2021-04-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Taking feedback from players in India: Cricket Australia
Sydney, April 26 (IANS) Cricket Australia have said they are in touch with their cricketers playing in India after three of their players pulled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) and returned home.
2021-04-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Aussie govt extends support for virtual medical service
Canberra, April 26 (IANS) Australians will be able to continue meeting with doctors virtually until the end of 2021 after the government extended support for telehealth services.
2021-04-26
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Aussie cricketers looking to leave IPL early: Report
Sydney, April 26 (IANS) Several Australian cricketers are looking to leave the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to fears that they will be locked of their country following rising Covid-19 cases in India.
2021-04-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
'Australia's cancelling of BRI agreements benefits none'
Sydney, April 25 (IANS) Australian federal government's decision of tearing up Victoria State's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) agreements with China will bring negative impacts on the relations and cooperation between the two countries, according to influential social and official opinions in Australia.
2021-04-25
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Langer's vision: Make Australians proud with players' behaviour
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Australian cricket chief coach Justin Langer said on Saturday that his coaching philosophy was based on three words, 'Making Australians Proud', and that every time he interacted with his players and coaching staff, he wanted to ensure they adhered to the philosophy.
2021-04-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Aussie Green gets first full contract after India show
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) All-rounder Cameron Green has been elevated to his first full contract following his fine performance against India in the four-match Test series last summer, as Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday announced the list of 17 players to be offered national contracts for the 2021-22 season.
2021-04-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Plan to demolish, rebuild Gabba for 2032 Olympic Games
Brisbane, April 20 (IANS) There are plans to demolish the Australian cricket team's fortress, The Gabba stadium, and rebuilt it as the main venue for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, if the quadrennial showpiece is awarded to Brisbane.
2021-04-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket,Other Sports
Aus PM calls inquiry into veteran suicides
Canberra, April 19 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday announced a royal commission into the suicides of current and former defence personnel.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Aus Def Min overturns special forces medal ban
Canberra, April 19 (IANS) Australia's Defence Minister Peter Dutton on Monday pulled rank and intervened to ensure that soldiers who served in Afghanistan were not stripped of service medals over war crime allegations.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Opening of travel bubble with NZ a win-win: Aus PM
Canberra, April 19 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday welcomed the opening of a travel bubble between his country and New Zealand, saying it was a "win-win" for both Canberra and Wellington.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Vaccinated Australians to have greater int'l travel freedom
Canberra, April 18 (IANS) Vaccinated Australians could be allowed to travel overseas and quarantine at home on their return before the "vast majority" of the population has been inoculated against Covid-19, a Minister said on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Swinburne University's data breach hits over 5,000 individuals
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) Australia-based Swinburne University has confirmed that details of more than 5,000 staff and students were inadvertently made available on the Internet.
2021-04-17
Category: International, Australia,Technology
Aus woman's death linked to AstraZeneca vax
Canberra, April 17 (IANS) The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Australia's medical regulator, has ruled that a 48-year-old woman's death due to blood clotting was a side effect of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.
2021-04-17
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Google misled consumers on location data collection: Court
Sydney, April 16 (IANS) A court in Australia has ruled that Google misled consumers on how it collected personal location data on Android mobile devices for almost two years.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Opening borders risk Covid spike: Aus PM
Canberra, April 16 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday warned that opening the country's borders too early could lead to an influx of coronavirus cases.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Jobs growth key to Aus Budget: Treasurer
Canberra, April 16 (IANS) Australia's Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Friday revealed that jobs growth will be at the centre of the Federal Budget for 2021/22.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Obese, overweight patients at risk of more severe Covid: Study
Sydney, April 15 (IANS) Patients who are overweight or obese are likely to have more severe Covid-19 and are highly likely to require invasive respiratory support, a new study suggests.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Australian troops to leave Afghanistan in Sep: PM
Canberra, April 15 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Thursday that the country's remaining troops in Afghanistan will leave in September.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Australia,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Aus island state to get 1st int'l flight service
Canberra, April 13 (IANS) The Australian island state of Tasmania is set to get its first regular international flight service in 23 years starting from next week.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Australia,Politics
'Every Australian might not receive Covid jabs'
Canberra, April 12 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has conceded that every citizens of the country might not all receive coronavirus vaccines in 2021.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Australia pull out of relay Worlds due to Covid-19 fears
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) The organisers of the 2021 World Athletics Relay Championships in Silesia, Poland suffered a setback as Athletics Australia (AA) confirmed on Sunday it is withdrawing its team for the May 1-2 event due to Covid-19 challenges.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Athletics