Duke basketball star Grayson Allen suspended for third instance of tripping

Allen picked up a technical foul for tripping Elon’s Steven Santa Ana on a drive in the first half of a 72-61 win on Wednesday night. That earned him a seat on the bench for the final 4:15 of the half and the start of the second half, though Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski re-inserted him […]

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‘Australian flu’: It’s not from Australia

“Speaking loosely, we have data from Europe, Japan and North America — and they’re the regions with the most intense influenza situations at the moment,” Barr said. Overall, he added, “it’s a mixed season in the Northern Hemisphere in terms of the types of influenza circulating: four distinct types; they vary in proportions depending on […]

Australian war games Exercise Hamel cancelled as army steps up its coronavirus offensive

Key points:Exercise Hamel had been planned for August and was meant to have thousands of troops certified ready for overseas deploymentThe Defence Force says it must focus on the most prevalent threat to the country, which at the moment is coronavirusMilitary personnel are being deployed to assist in the Government’s COVID-19 response, including helping police […]

Have Australia and New Zealand stopped Covid-19 in its tracks?

Australia is wealthy, too, with a highly developed public health system, and a government sufficiently solvent to be able to turn on the tap of public monies to get its population through the months of lockdown. Legislation for $130bn (£65bn) in wage subsidies for those who have lost jobs because of the pandemic passed the […]

Coronavirus Australia: Expert warns of the ‘second-round’ impacts of the coronavirus on Australia’s economy

“It’s likely we’re going to be in a fairly severe recession – unemployment takes a long time to recover – we could find ourselves making that problem a lot worse if we expect that we just go from economic support, straight back to normal, without some policy in between,” he said.

Australia Were “Out Of Control” Before Ball-Tampering Scandal, Says Former Umpire Ian Gould

Australian cricketers had gone “out of control” and turned “pretty average people” two-three years before the ball-tampering scandal, says former ICC Elite Panel umpire Ian Gould, who was the TV official in the infamous Cape Town Test of 2018. Gould, who retired after last year’s World Cup, relayed what had been spotted on the TV […]

Australia’s Test tour of Bangladesh indefinitely postponed

“This is understandably disappointing for players and fans of both sides. However, in the current global scenario of the COVID-19 outbreak and considering the nature of the health emergency, the BCB and CA are in agreement that this is the most sensible and practical decision,” BCB CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury said. “We hope that the […]

Former proteas’ wicketkeeper, Mark Boucher attributes win over Australia to be the light at the end of the tunnel for South Africa

The former wicketkeeper-batsman took over in mid-December ahead of the England tour which saw South Africa lose a Test and T20 series while drawing a rain-affected ODI series. The Proteas then suffered a home T20 series defeat to Australia before a young Quinton de-Kock-led side registered a 3-0 win over Aaron Finch’s men in the […]

Paine Rejects Clarke’s ‘Australia Scared to Sledge Kohli’ Claim, Says Provocation Brings Out The Best in India Captain

In a recently released documentary The Test, Paine could be seen instructing his teammates to not engage with Kohli much as he feeds on aggression. India won their first ever Test series on Australian soil in 2018-19 and are due to tour them again later this year.