Friday, 20 April 2018

Tag Archives: Australia

Australia coach Lehmann to step down in 2019

Darren Lehmann

MELBOURNE: Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann will not seek to renew his contract when his current deal expires at the end of 2019, he said in an interview. Lehmann outlined his plans to Fox Sports, declaring the English summer season in 18 months will be his last hurrah. “That will ...

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Police search for motive behind Melbourne Flinders Street car attack

Melbourne car attack

MELBOURNE: The driver of an SUV that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Melbourne has been released from hospital into police custody as officers investigate the motive for the attack. The 32-year-old suspect was arrested Thursday after slamming a white SUV into a crowd of people on Flinders Street ...

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At least 14 injured after car driven into crowd in Melbourne

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MELBOURNE: Fourteen people have been injured, several of them critically, after a car ploughed into a crowd in central Melbourne in what police described as a “deliberate act”. In a terrifying incident during the pre-Christmas shopping rush, the white SUV rammed into a large number of pedestrians at high speed on the pavement outside ...

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Cricket-Broad not up to it, Cook has scars, says Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

PERTH: Nathan Lyon’s wish to see the end of some England careers after another Ashes whitewash could easily come true if the tourists’ struggling senior players fail to lift quickly, former Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson has said. Johnson captured 37 wickets in the 5-0 sweep of Alastair Cook’s England in ...

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Mitchell Starc makes Wasim Akram proud

Mitchell Starc

MELBOURNE: Australian bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc bowled one of the best deliveries one will see on the cricketing field, the delivery is being called by bowling greats as the ‘ball of the 21st century.’ The Ashes series came to life, after James Vince and Dawid Malan fight back came to ...

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Playing in Australia is a dream come true, says Shadab

Shadab Khan

BRISBANE: Pakistan’s dynamic teen leg-spinner Shadab Khan is excited to play in Australia, a dream that he says would become a reality with his debut in the Big Bash League. “In the press conference, I said that playing in Australia was a dream for me and it has now become ...

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Australia and Catholic Church Failed Abused Children

Advocates on Friday outside Government House in Canberra

SYDNEY: A royal commission investigating the sexual abuse of children in Australia found Friday that the nation was gripped by an epidemic dating back decades, with tens of thousands of children sexually abused in schools, religious organizations and other institutions. The commission, the highest form of investigation in Australia, urged ...

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Same-sex marriage legalised in Australia

Same-sex marriage legalised in Australia

CANBERRA: Gay couples will be able to legally marry in Australia after a same-sex marriage bill sailed through Parliament on Thursday, ending decades of political wrangling. There were loud cheers, hugs and sustained clapping in the 150-seat lower House of Representatives when all but four MPs voted in support of marriage ...

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England lose four wickets as fightback hopes begin to fade

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ADELAIDE: England lost four wickets in the first session on day three as their hopes of salvaging a stalemate began to fade already at the Adelaide Oval. James Vince was caught-behind in the first full over of play, trying to force Josh Hazlewood off the back foot – and then ...

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