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14/05/2017 01:31

Rare Super Rugby away triumph for Western Force

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Western Force of Australia won on the road in Super Rugby for the first time since last May when they upset Jaguares of Argentina 16-6 in Buenos Aires on Saturday.

12/05/2017 10:19

Blues outpace Cheetahs for Super Rugby bonus point win

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All Black prospect Rieko Ioane scored a double as the Auckland Blues left the Central Cheetahs in their dust at Eden Park on Friday.

12/05/2017 08:01

Aussie teams face up to eight-week wait on Super axe

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The Melbourne Rebels may have to wait up to eight weeks before learning whether they will be axed from a revamped Super Rugby competition next season, coach Tony McGahan said Friday.

11/05/2017 10:28

Mitchell Starc says Australia's pace quartet will «wreak havoc»

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Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc said Thursday Australia's fast bowling quartet is ready to «wreak havoc» at next month's Champions Trophy one-day tournament in England.

08/05/2017 07:38

«Revenge porn» on «mass scale» in Australia

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Researchers on Monday urged tougher laws to protect victims of «revenge porn» in Australia after a survey revealed abuses, including shooting and sharing intimate images without permission, on a «mass scale».

07/05/2017 05:47

Australian Olympians miss drug tests

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Olympic silver medallist Madeline Groves and two other Australian Olympic swimmers are facing possible two-year bans for missing drug tests, reports said on Sunday.

05/05/2017 07:00

Veteran Coates in bitter battle to stay AOC chief

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Australian Olympic Committee chief John Coates faces an unprecedented challenge to his decades-long presidency from newcomer Danni Roche Saturday after a bitter campaign marred by bullying claims goes to a vote.

26/04/2017 03:01

Bitter rift rocks AOC as Coates fights for job

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Powerful Australian Olympic Committee head John Coates is facing a bitter campaign to oust him after 27 years, with his media chief stepping down Wednesday amid bullying claims rocking the organisation.

26/04/2017 01:31

Baby whales «whisper» to mothers to avoid predators

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Newborn humpback whales and their mothers whisper to each other to escape potential predators, scientists reported Wednesday, revealing the existence of a previously unknown survival technique.

25/04/2017 21:31

Trump, Australia's Turnbull to bury the hatchet in New York meeting

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Donald Trump will meet Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in New York next week, rebooting a relationship that got off to a rocky start shortly after the US president's inauguration.

24/04/2017 23:57

Large crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day

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Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders, many braving heavy rain, turned out Tuesday to mark the Gallipoli landing and to pay tribute to soldiers in current conflict zones in moving ceremonies.

24/04/2017 06:21

Siddle dumped as Agar, Cartwright offered contracts

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Fast bowler Peter Siddle and batsman Shaun Marsh were the biggest names to miss out as all-rounders Ashton Agar, Hilton Cartwright and paceman Billy Stanlake received their first Australia national contracts on Monday.

24/04/2017 04:06

Pacquiao declares «I'm not done yet»

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Veteran Filipino Manny Pacquiao said Monday he plans to show he is "not done yet" when he defends his world title against Australia's Jeff Horn in Brisbane in July.

23/04/2017 10:01

Australia police stop driver, 12, on epic car journey

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A 12-year-old boy trying to drive from coast-to-coast through the vast Australian outback was stopped by traffic police more than a thousand kilometres into the epic road trip, authorities said Sunday.

23/04/2017 08:01

Australia, New Zealand hit back at North Korea threat

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Australia and New Zealand stiffened their rhetoric against North Korea Sunday after the isolated state threatened Canberra with a nuclear strike, urging it...

22/04/2017 07:31

Australia, New Zealand kick off global science rallies

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Thousands of people rallied in Australia and New Zealand Saturday in support of science, the first of more than 500 marches globally triggered by concern over the rise of «alternative facts».

22/04/2017 04:51

US to honour «dumb» refugee deal with Australia: Pence

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The US will honour a controversial agreement with Australia to take refugees from Pacific island detention centres, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday -- a deal Donald Trump had previously branded «dumb».

22/04/2017 00:52

Chevron faces big Australia tax bill after court loss

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Chevron on Friday lost its appeal in a major Australian court battle over Aus$340 million (US$256 million) in tax and penalties in a case with possible global implications for multinationals looking to cut their obligations.

21/04/2017 21:25

Pence in Australia to make Trump phone blow-up «ancient history»

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US Vice President Mike Pence will try make a disastrous first telephone call between Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull ancient history when he meets the Australian prime minister on Saturday.

21/04/2017 05:49

Australia toughens up citizenship test

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Canberra on Thursday unveiled plans to put «Australian values» at the heart of tougher requirements to gain citizenship, days after scrapping a visa programme for temporary foreign workers.

21/04/2017 01:05

Bugs for dinner? New Aussie food trend has legs (and wings)

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With a twist of lime and a dash of salt Sydney chef Nowshad Alam Rasel flavours a hot pan full of crickets, tossing them over a flaming stove.

21/04/2017 00:18

Australia get pace boost for Champions Trophy

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Fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson were Thursday named in Australia's 15-man squad for next month's ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales.

21/04/2017 00:11

Former Liverpool great Fowler linked with Jets coaching job

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Liverpool great Robbie Fowler has expressed an interest in the vacant coaching job at Australia's Newcastle Jets, the club said Thursday.

20/04/2017 01:11

«Australia first» foreign visa changes spark cheers, fears

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Australia's controversial decision to scrap a visa programme for temporary foreign workers got a mixed response Wednesday, with critics slamming it as spin over substance and pandering to anti-immigration rhetoric.

19/04/2017 05:29

Australia urges China to rein in «reckless» North Korea

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China has an obligation to use its «enormous leverage» to bring nuclear-armed North Korea back from the brink, Australia's prime minister said Tuesday, toughening Canberra's position on the escalating crisis.

19/04/2017 05:18

Family see shark kill teenage daughter off Australia

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A 17-year-old girl has died after being mauled by a shark in full view of her parents on Australia's southwest coast, authorities said Tuesday.

18/04/2017 05:26

Stolen croc found in suburban Sydney returned to zoo

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A young freshwater crocodile found sunbathing on a riverbank in suburban Sydney by a family on their Sunday stroll has been returned to the zoo from where it was stolen.

17/04/2017 05:40

PNG to investigate «drunk rampage» at Australia refugee camp

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Drunk soldiers «went on a rampage» and fired shots in the air at an Australian asylum-seeker camp in Papua New Guinea, police said Sunday, in the latest violence to rock the scandal-hit facility.

08/04/2017 08:38

US win doubles to keep tie alive at Davis Cup

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US pair Steve Johnson and Jack Sock kept the Davis Cup quarter-final against Australia alive with a gritty five-set win over John Peers and Sam Groth in...

20/03/2017 11:30 Video

More than 800 mummies invade the Museum of Sydney

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A nice way to pay tribute to the ancient Egyptian practice to preserve the dead wrapping them in white bandages.

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