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Lions have not watched Erasmus 'sideshow', says scrum coach McBryde

Robin McBryde said on Friday that neither he nor the other British and Irish Lions coaches had watched a video ...

Women Sprinters Breeze Through Olympic Heats

Before leaving for the Olympics, one of the fastest women in the world said she was looking forward to winning ...

Lions have not watched Erasmus 'sideshow', says coach McBryde

Robin McBryde said on Friday that neither he nor the other British and Irish Lions coaches had watched a video ...

Vaccination rate needs to hit 70% to trigger easing of restrictions

Seven in ten people aged 16 and over will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID restrictions to begin to ...

Olympic First: Men, Women to Swim Together in the Same Race

Swimming is nothing if not orderly.Get ready for a little chaos.Here comes the 4x100-meter mixed medley relay making its Olympic ...

Alexander Zverev upsets Novak Djokovic in Olympics semis

Novak Djokovic's attempt to win tennis' Golden Slam ended Friday at the Tokyo Olympics. No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev of ...

Australia Focuses on Indigenous Communities as Census Approaches

SYDNEY - As Australia prepares for a census, administrators are trying to address significant undercounting of Indigenous communities.Australia holds a ...

News Corp walks a delicate line on COVID politics

Elements within News Corporation are now fighting among themselves over how its platforms should position themselves in response to the ...

Gamblers bet more when in the dark: feedback can curb their online losses

Online wagering is the fastest-growing segment of gambling in Australia. It's a trend of particular concern because losing money through ...

Curious Kids: do penguins fly underwater?

Indeed they do. They can't fly through the air but they can fly underwater.In other words, a penguin uses the ...

The power of no: Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka and Black women's resistance

Simone Biles, the US gymnast widely considered "the greatest of all time", withdrew from the Olympic finals this week, saying:Biles ...

Education counselling and career guidance for medical

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 30 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Medical Education in Philippines 2021Nowadays, students not only look for affordable medical ...

2021 NBA Draft: first- and second-round picks

2021 NBA DRAFT FIRST ROUND 1. Detroit Pistons: Cade Cunningham, G, Oklahoma State 2. Houston Rockets: Jalen Green, G, G ...

China: Foreign journalists covering flood disaster harassed

Beijing [China], July 30 (ANI): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the attacks on foreign journalists in China ...

Pistons select Cade Cunningham first overall in NBA draft

The Detroit Pistons selected Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 overall choice of Thursday's NBA Draft at ...

Congress moves to reclaim its war powers

In mid-July 2021, a bipartisan and ideologically diverse group of senators proposed a new bill that, if passed, would dramatically ...

Birthday boy Hasaranga stars as Sri Lanka clinch T20 series 2-1

Spinner Wanindu Hasaranga took four wickets on his 24th birthday to help Sri Lanka thrash India by seven wickets on ...

Sri Lanka need 82 runs to win T20I series

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 29 (ANI): Spinner Wanindu Hasaranga and Sri Lanka bowlers tore apart the Indian batting as visitors ...

Olympics roundup: Sunisa Lee wins all-around gymnastics title

Sunisa Lee became the fifth consecutive American woman to win the all-around gold medal in gymnastics at the Olympics, accomplishing ...

How the travel industry still ignores people with disabilities

As restrictions are gradually lifted, travelling abroad will be a high priority for many people. But for a disabled person, ...

Cocaine worth $1 million washes up on Tonga beach

People in Tonga discovered cocaine worth more than $1 million.Police said they were searching areas of interest.Tonga is on the ...

Xolobeni: Where the discovery of rare minerals has led to violence

"Without land, we are nothing."Bekeni Danca, 40, was born in Xolobeni village and fears that if the project of an ...

Australia to return 'stolen' art to India

The Canberra gallery will return 14 artworks to India.The collection is worth about $2.2 million.13 of the works are connected ...

Tokyo Olympics: Australian athletics team returns to train

Tokyo [Japan], July 29 (ANI): Members of the Australian track and field team in the Tokyo Olympic Village have been ...

Bok legend Habana defends Rassie's Twitter activity

Legendary former Springbok wing Bryan Habana defended SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus' use of social media in ongoing ...

Australia to return 'looted' artwork to India

Canberra [Australia], July 29 (ANI): The national art museum of Australia is set to return the collection of 14 artworks ...

Australia track and field athletes isolating in Covid scare: official

Multiple members of Australia's Olympic track and field team were placed in isolation on Thursday after a positive coronavirus case ...

Thousands of scientists warn climate tipping points 'imminent'

Scientists have urged action on climate change.Thousands of scientists signed on to an initiative declaring a climate emergency.Ocean heat and ...

Defeat against Australia was a wake-up call for us

Tokyo [Japan], July 29 (ANI): India men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh has stated that the defeat against Australia was a ...

ATP roundup: Daniil Medvedev survives heat to make Olympics quarters

Second seed Daniil Medvedev battled oppressive heat and humidity that required him to take two medical timeouts on his way ...

Over 18 and considering the AstraZeneca vaccine? This may help you decide

If you are 18 or older, and in an area where there is a COVID-19 outbreak, the best vaccine for ...

Calm before storm in Springboks-Lions series

It was all quiet on the rugby front in South Africa on Wednesday as both the Springboks and the British ...

Pollard shines before West Indies and Pakistan T20 abandoned

Persistent rainfall forced the abandonment of the first T20 International of a four-match series between the West Indies and Pakistan ...

Ecuador revokes WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's citizenship

Julian Assange's Ecuadorian citizenship has been revoked.This after the country notified Australia that Assange's naturalisation had been nullified. Assange's lawyer, ...

Olympics roundup: Katie Ledecky wins inaugural 1,500m event

American swimmer Katie Ledecky fought off disappointment to make history Wednesday at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. After finishing a ...

McKeon sets Olympic record in women's 100m freestyle heats

© Provided by Xinhua Australian freestyle swimmer Emma McKeon sets an Olympic record in women's 100m freestyle at Tokyo 2020 ...

Historic moment for China with Olympic rowing gold (updated)

© Provided by Xinhua The Chinese women's quadruple sculls crew claimed the country's second Olympic gold medal in rowing in ...

PV Sindhu will be in action on Thursday

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): The men's hockey team, shuttler PV Sindhu and boxer Mary Kom would all be in ...

US State Secy Blinken says Quad is not military alliance

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is on a two-day visit to India, ...

Sydney's Coronavirus Lockdown Extended Another Month

The five million residents of Sydney, Australia will remain under strict lockdown orders for another four weeks as the number ...

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Two men to appear in Bathurst court next week on multiple drug charges

LITHGOW, Central West, NSW, Australia - Two major arrests have been made in the past two days as part of ...

Lithgow's residents cannot afford to be complacent, says mayor

LITHGOW, Central West, NSW, Australia - Lithgow residents who may be experiencing any respiratory symptoms are being urged to get ...

Aussie troops to bolster NSW police enforcement of Covid restrictions

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Hundreds of Australian Army soldiers are to be deployed to the streets of Sydney in a ...

Collision between truck and bus leaves 24-year man hospitalised

LAWSON, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - A 24-year old man remains in serious condition in Westmead Hospital after his truck ...

Lions have not watched Erasmus 'sideshow', says scrum coach McBryde

Robin McBryde said on Friday that neither he nor the other British and Irish Lions coaches had watched a video ...

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