Quad meet puts Aussies in a fix

Opinion polls suggest that a decade of conservative rule could end as Australia goes to the polls on Saturday. Polls consistently show the centre-left Labour Party is ahead. A government led by Labour leader Anthony Albanese that could be more climate-friendly and less hostile towards China looks like a real possibility.
#AnthonyAlbanese #LabourParty #Aussie #Australia #News #Politics


6 hours ago

Apex Legends Mobile released: Download procedure, supported devices &...

Electronic Arts has launched Apex Legends Mobile as a limited release in 10 countries. The game will be available to players in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Mexico, Peri, Argentina, and Colombia. Those who pre-registered for the game should now be able to download the game.
#ApexLegendsMobile #ApexLegendsMobile #Australia #ArtsEntertainment #Games #ComputerVideoGames


15 hours ago

Veteran James Anderson 'wanted to quit Test cricket' over West Indies Test...

James Anderson was omitted from the England Test squad for the three-match Test series against West Indies in March. England went into the series against the Caribbean franchise after suffering the 4-0 Ashes 2021-22 loss against Australia in January. Anderson has now revealed that the decision made before Joe Root relinquished the captaincy led him to question his decision to play that game.
#JamesAnderson #Ashes #WestIndies #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


15 hours ago

Aussie legend Andrew Symonds' final text to friend in his final hours before...

Andrew Symonds died in a car accident last week after his vehicle rolled over and veered off the road near Townsville in Queensland, Australia. The former Aussie all-rounder was travelling alone with his two pet dogs, who were seated on the rear side of the car. The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained, however, locals believe it may have transpired because of an animal.
#AndrewSymonds #Aussie #Townsville #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


19 hours ago

Australia PM Scott Morrison bats away mounting Covid worries

Australia detected 66 Covid-related deaths and more than 53,000 infections in the previous 24 hours. Prime Minister Scott Morrison says many reported deaths are not caused by the virus. Morrison: We're not going back to those daily press conferences of people talking about Covid every day and interfering in people's lives again.
#ScottMorrison #Covid #Australia #Sports #TeamSports #Baseball


19 hours ago

Australia imposes ban on Russian journalists, 'propagandist' officials &...

Australia sanctions Russia's 14 state-owned firms in latest round of sanctions. Sanctions also imposed on private organisations and legal entities, including museum directors and interim ministers of Russia. Canberra also blacklisted two Belarusian firms Minotor service- a manufacturer of tracked vehicles and the Radar Construction Bureau.
#Minotorservice #Russian #Belarusian #Australia #LawGovernment #Government #SensitiveSubjects


20 hours ago

Japan to allow limited foreign package tours from four countries as experiment

Japan will allow small package tours from Australia, Singapore, Thailand and the United States as an experiment. Tourists must be triple-vaccinated and tours must have guides and fixed itineraries. The results will be used to compile coronavirus guidelines for tour operators, hotels and other related businesses. The experiment is expected to start next week and continue until end of May.
#Japan #Travel


23 hours ago

'He stirred up the Aussies

Shane Watson was a two-time World Cup winner for Australia. The 37-year-old retired from international cricket after the T20 World Cup in 2016. Watson joined the Delhi Capitals this year as assistant coach to Ricky Ponting and Pravin Amre. Watson calls Ajit Agarkar a wonderful bloke.
#ShaneWatson #DelhiCapitals #Aussie #WorldCup #Australia #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


Yesterday

Four carpet pythons spotted in Australian family’s house

A family in Australia’s Buderim had to deal with four carpet pythons in their house over a period of two to three days. Rescuer Stuart McKenzie is heard saying in the video, “It looks like one is a male and another is a female. They are on top of the deck and it looks like they are about to mate.” Another snake is seen slithering through the chairs and manages to capture it.
#StuartMcKenzie #Australian #Australia #HobbiesLeisure #PetsAnimals #Pets


Yesterday

When late Andrew Symonds confronted pitch intruder and ejected him from stadium

Iconic Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds, who passed away last week, was known for his intolerance towards pitch intruders. Symonds himself took on pitch invaders on multiple occasions when they tried to disrupt a game with their attention-seeking act. The incident occurred in 1997 during Australia's domestic one-day tournament final.
#AndrewSymonds #Australian #Australia #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


Yesterday

China's Xi Jinping-led Communist government's influence looms over...

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s influence has been looming large over the Australian elections. Even though Xi is not a participant, his presence has become familiar in Australia owing to a campaign dogged by allegations of foreign interference and partly fought on issues of national security. Public opinion polls suggest that a Labour government can come into power for the first time since 2013.
#XiJin #Labour #ping #Communist #China #News #Politics


Yesterday

Mystery surrounds Aussie legend Andrew Symonds' demise as family reveals...

Symonds died in a car accident late on Saturday night near Townsville in Queensland, Australia. He was travelling alone with his two pet dogs at the time of the accident. Symonds' sister Louise has told Daily Mail Australia that they didn't know why he was driving alone late at night. Police still have no idea why the cricket legend veered off the road.
#AndrewSymonds #DailyMailAustralia #Aussie #Townsville #Sports #TeamSports #News


Yesterday

Riyan Parag posts ‘no one’s gonna care…' tweet after being slammed by Ex players

Riyan Parag took a low catch to dismiss Marcus Stoinis in the final over of the RR vs LSG match. The right-hander pretended to touch the ball on the ground and held his pose for some time. It was in response to his attempted catch in the previous over which was deemed as not out by the umpire. Parag was criticized on-air by former Australia opener Matthew Hayden and was trolled heavily by fans on social media.
#RiyanParag #LSG #Australia #ArtsEntertainment


Yesterday

Australia Women's Head Coach Front-Runner for England ODI Role: Report

Australia women's head coach Matthew Mott has emerged as the front-runner for England ODI coach’s role. Paul Collingwood has dropped out of race after being reported to be in the running. Brendon McCullum has been entrusted with Test head coach role.
#MatthewMott #Australia #Sports #TeamSports #News


2 days ago

I Wanted to Get Sachin Tendulkar's Autograph But Realised it Wouldn't Look...

Sachin Tendulkar had a storied rivalry with Australia speedster Brett Lee. The pair met in 1999 when Lee was playing for Prime Minister’s XI against a touring Indian side in Canberra. The Australian youngster thought he will approach Tendular after the game and try to get his autograph, but he eventually shelved it.
#SachinTendulkar #Indian #Australian #Australia #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


2 days ago

How Australia saved thousands of lives while Covid killed one million Americans

If the U.S. Had the same Covid death rate as Australia, about 900,000 lives would have been saved. Both countries are English-speaking democracies with similar demographic profiles. In Australia and in the United States, the median age is 38. Roughly 86% of Australians live in urban areas, compared with 83% of Americans.
#Americans #Covid #Australia #Reference #PeopleSociety #SocialSciences


2 days ago

Harmanpreet, Mandhana, Deepti named captains for Women's T20 Challenge

Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur and Deepti Sharma have been named captains of their respective sides Trailblazers, Supernovas and Velocity for the Women's T20 Challenge. There was no place for veterans Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami. A total of 12 international players will feature in this edition, which includes cricketers from South Africa, West Indies, England and Australia.
#Harmanpreet #Trailblazers #WomensT20Challenge #SouthAfrica #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


2 days ago

Andrew Symonds' sister leaves heartfelt note on cricketer's accident site

Andrew Symonds' sister Louise visited the accident site on Sunday and wrote that her heart is broken and wished that she had another day or a phone call with her brother. The former Australia all-rounder died after his car veered off the road in Townsville, Queensland on Saturday night. The 46-year-old was involved in a single-car accident.
#AndrewSymonds #Australia #News #Sports


2 days ago

Australia PM claims AUKUS details could have been leaked to China if he had...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison claims that if he had informed the opposition, details pertaining to the trilateral security pact AUKUS could have been leaked to China. Earlier, the Australian Labor Party announced that the country's opposition was informed about the pact the day before it was unveiled. Scott Morrison denied claims that Australia broke with the Biden Administration when it decided not to consult Labor.
#ScottMorrison #AUKUS #Australian #Australia #News #Politics #LawGovernment


2 days ago

Australia PM Scott Morrison defends election pitch to lure young voters: Report

Prime Minister Scott Morrison defends his housing pitch in bid to lure young voters. On Sunday Morrison said those buying homes for the first time could use Australian $50,000 (USD 34,725) from their superannuation account for the property. The maximum deposit will lower mortgage payments to add a layer of comfort to first home buyers.
#ScottMorrison #Australian #Australia #News #Politics


2 days ago