AUSTRALIA Headlines

  • Soccer: Bolt rejects soccer deal offer from Maltese club

    Sprinting legend Usain Bolt has turned down the offer of a two-year deal to play soccer for Maltese champions Valletta FC, his agent has confirmed.

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  • UPDATE 3-Australian Sheffield Shield Scoreboard

    Oct 18 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the third day of between Western Australia and Victoria on Thursday at Perth, Australia Western Australia trail Victoria by 91 runs with 4 wickets remaining Western Australia 1st innings William Bosisto b Chris Tremain 15 Jonathan Wells lbw Scott Boland 9 Hilton Cartwright c Seb Gotch b Scott Boland 7 Ashton Turner b Scott Boland 0

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  • UPDATE 2-Australian Sheffield Shield Scoreboard

    Oct 18 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the third day of between South Australia and New South Wales on Wednesday at Adelaide, Australia New South Wales lead South Australia by 57 runs with 7 wickets remaining New South Wales 1st innings Daniel Hughes lbw Joe Mennie 60 Nick Larkin lbw Nick Winter 2 Kurtis Patterson c Harry Nielsen b Joe Mennie 17 Moises Henriques lbw Joe Mennie 47 ...

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  • Australian Sheffield Shield Scoreboard

    Oct 18 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the third day of between Queensland and Tasmania on Wednesday at Brisbane, Australia Queensland need 311 runs to win Tasmania 1st innings Jordan Silk c Jimmy Peirson b Peter George 22 Alex Doolan c Jimmy Peirson b Peter George 115 Beau Webster lbw Mark Steketee 43 Jake Doran b Peter George 7 George Bailey c Charlie Hemphrey b Luke Feldman 11 ...

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  • Soccer: Honda keen for Victory kickoff after 'weird' off-season

    Former Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda is itching to kick off his Australian adventure with Melbourne Victory on Saturday after a long wait through the A-League's "weird" and "unique" pre-season.

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  • Cricket: UAE to face Australia in one-off T20 match

    The United Arab Emirates will take on Australia in a one-off Twenty20 international in Abu Dhabi on Monday, the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Wednesday.

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  • Cricket-UAE to face Australia in one-off T20 match

    The United Arab Emirates will take on Australia in a one-off Twenty20 international in Abu Dhabi on Monday, the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Wednesday.

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  • Australian state legalizes abortion after parliamentary vote

    Australia's Queensland state has legalized abortion after lawmakers were allowed a free vote late on Wednesday, making it the fifth Australian state to do so.

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  • Australian state legalises abortion after parliamentary vote

    Australia's Queensland state has legalised abortion after lawmakers were allowed a free vote late on Wednesday, making it the fifth Australian state to do so.

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  • Sheffield Shield Standings

    Oct 17 (OPTA) - Standings of the Sheffield Shield on Wednesday P W L T BBat BBowl Ded PTS Queensland 10 6 1 3 7.40 8.60 0 55 Tasmania 10 5 3 2 5.85 9.70 0 47.55 Victoria 10 3 2 5 8.11 8.80 0 39.91 Western Australia 10 3 5 2 8.19 8.90 0 37.09 New South Wales 10 3 5 2 6.47 7.90 0 34.37 South Australia 10 2 6 2 7.04 8.00 0 29.04 Note: Ded-Deductions; BBat-Batting...

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  • UPDATE 2-Australian Sheffield Shield Scoreboard

    Oct 17 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the second day of between Western Australia and Victoria on Wednesday at Perth, Australia Western Australia trail Victoria by 251 runs with 6 wickets remaining Western Australia 1st innings William Bosisto b Chris Tremain 15 Jonathan Wells lbw Scott Boland 9 Hilton Cartwright c Seb Gotch b Scott Boland 7 Ashton Turner b Scott Boland

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  • Australian Sheffield Shield Scoreboard

    Oct 17 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the second day of between South Australia and New South Wales on Tuesday at Adelaide, Australia South Australia trail New South Wales by 133 runs with 8 wickets remaining New South Wales 1st innings Daniel Hughes lbw Joe Mennie 60 Nick Larkin lbw Nick Winter 2 Kurtis Patterson c Harry Nielsen b Joe Mennie 17 Moises Henriques lbw Joe Mennie 47 ...

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  • UPDATE 3-Australian Sheffield Shield Scoreboard

    Oct 17 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the second day of between Queensland and Tasmania on Wednesday at Brisbane, Australia Queensland trail Tasmania by 281 runs with 5 wickets remaining Tasmania 1st innings Jordan Silk c Jimmy Peirson b Peter George 22 Alex Doolan c Jimmy Peirson b Peter George 115 Beau Webster lbw Mark Steketee 43 Jake Doran b Peter George 7 George Bailey c Charlie...

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  • Australia says trade agreement with Indonesia on track despite Israel comments

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billion-dollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year, despite Indonesian concern over an Australian proposal to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

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  • Soccer: A-League to kick off with Bolt question left hanging

    Usain Bolt's mission to win a professional soccer contract in Australia has dominated the A-League's pre-season and could prove an intriguing sideshow throughout a championship that has lacked superstar glamor in recent years.

    U.S.
  • Soccer: A-League to kick off with Bolt question left hanging

    Usain Bolt's mission to win a professional football contract in Australia has dominated the A-League's pre-season and could prove an intriguing sideshow throughout a championship that has lacked superstar glamour in recent years.

    IN
  • British royals reign over drought-stricken Australian town

    Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, arrived with the gift of much-needed rain and cheer on Wednesday for the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with a prolonged drought.

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  • British royals reign over drought-stricken Australian town

    Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, arrived with the gift of much-needed rain and cheer on Wednesday for the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with a prolonged drought.

    U.S.
  • British royals reign over drought-stricken Australian town

    Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, arrived with the gift of much-needed rain and cheer on Wednesday for the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with a prolonged drought.

    in.reuters.com
  • British royals reign over drought-stricken Australian town

    Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, arrived with the gift of much-needed rain and cheer on Wednesday for the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with a prolonged drought.

    in.reuters.com
  • British royals charm drought-stricken Australian town

    A 5-year-old boy tugged Prince Harry's red beard and scored big hugs from the British royal and his wife, Meghan, after they touched down on Wednesday in the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with drought.

    IN
  • British royals charm drought-stricken Australian town

    A 5-year-old boy tugged Prince Harry's red beard and scored big hugs from the British royal and his wife, Meghan, after they touched down on Wednesday in the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with drought.

    IN
  • British royals charm drought-stricken Australian town

    A 5-year-old boy tugged Prince Harry's red beard and scored big hugs from the British royal and his wife, Meghan, after they touched down on Wednesday in the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with drought.

    in.reuters.com
  • British royals charm drought-stricken Australian town

    A 5-year-old boy tugged Prince Harry's red beard and scored big hugs from the British royal and his wife, Meghan, after they touched down on Wednesday in the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with drought.

    in.reuters.com