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Australian players unhappy with Justin Langer's management style: Report

30 Jan 2021

Sports
Australian players unhappy with Justin Langer's management style: Report

The Australian camp is not in a happy state after an injury-marred Team India defeated them in their own backyard.

AUSvsIND: Brisbane Test in doubt after Queensland announces lockdown

08 Jan 2021

Sports
AUSvsIND: Brisbane Test in doubt after Queensland announces lockdown

The uncertainty around the Brisbane Test has been growing ever since Team India expressed dissension over quarantine rules.

Kohli, Pandya breached COVID protocols in December: Report

04 Jan 2021

Sports
Kohli, Pandya breached COVID protocols in December: Report

While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia (CA) continue to investigate the alleged breach of COVID-19 protocols by five Indian players, the Australian media has reported two more cricketers also violated the protocols.

Need to strike fine balance while confronting Kohli: Aaron Finch

14 Dec 2020

Sports
Need to strike fine balance while confronting Kohli: Aaron Finch

Australian white-ball captain Aaron Finch has advised his Test compatriots to strike a fine balance while confronting Virat Kohli in the opening Test against India.

'Impractical to ban switch-hit shot', says former umpire Simon Taufel

04 Dec 2020

Sports
'Impractical to ban switch-hit shot', says former umpire Simon Taufel

Simon Taufel feels it will not be practical to bar the switch-hit shot from the game.

Australia back Marcus Stoinis to become finisher like MS Dhoni

05 Sep 2020

Sports
Australia back Marcus Stoinis to become finisher like MS Dhoni

Australian fast bowler and vice-captain Pat Cummins, on Saturday, indicated that the team will persist with Marcus Stoinis in the limited-overs set-up.

Australia vs India: SCG prepares pitch for Boxing Day Test

08 Aug 2020

Sports
Australia vs India: SCG prepares pitch for Boxing Day Test

This year's Boxing Day Test between Australia and India could be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) with traditional home Melbourne battling a surge in coronavirus cases.

IPL: Starc provides footage to prove injury for insurance payout

21 Jun 2020

Sports
IPL: Starc provides footage to prove injury for insurance payout

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc has furnished video footage of the second Test against South Africa in 2018 to prove his injury and that he deserves an insurance payout of USD 1.53 million for losing his Indian Premier League (IPL) deal with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

Novak Djokovic feels hygiene restrictions at US Open are extreme

06 Jun 2020

Sports
Novak Djokovic feels hygiene restrictions at US Open are extreme

Tennis great Novak Djokovic has described the strict hygiene restrictions under which the US Open 2020 is likely to be played as extreme.

Ashleigh Barty needs more information before committing to US Open

05 Jun 2020

Sports
Ashleigh Barty needs more information before committing to US Open

World number one Ashleigh Barty said she needs to be sure, before making a decision to play when tennis resumes.

Josh Hazlewood surprised after Cricket Australia lays off employees

20 Apr 2020

Sports
Josh Hazlewood surprised after Cricket Australia lays off employees

Pace spearhead Josh Hazlewood stated that he is surprised by Cricket Australia's financial health.

David Warner pulls out of The Hundred: Reports

20 Mar 2020

Sports
David Warner pulls out of The Hundred: Reports

Australian opener David Warner has pulled out of England's inaugural franchise league.

Megan Schutt disappointed with Stoinis, Pattinson's homophobic remarks

16 Feb 2020

Sports
Megan Schutt disappointed with Stoinis, Pattinson's homophobic remarks

Australian seamer Megan Schutt revealed she was upset with her male counterparts James Pattinson and Marcus Stoinis' recent homophobic remarks.

India vs Australia: Langer takes break, endorses caretaker coach McDonald

07 Jan 2020

Sports
India vs Australia: Langer takes break, endorses caretaker coach McDonald

Australia cricket team coach Justin Langer is taking a break and will not travel to India for the upcoming ODI series, starting January 14.

Cricket Australia could make neck guards compulsory

19 Aug 2019

Sports
Cricket Australia could make neck guards compulsory

The world was shocked when Australian batsman Steve Smith was struck by a lethal bouncer from Jofra Archer a couple of days back.

Mitchell Starc sues insurance company over IPL contract payment

09 Apr 2019

Sports
Mitchell Starc sues insurance company over IPL contract payment

Australia left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc missed the whole of Indian Premier League 2018 season due to his injury, which he sustained in series against South Africa.

Soon, China could launch space-based solar power station: Here's how

17 Feb 2019

Technology
Soon, China could launch space-based solar power station: Here's how

Solar energy is the key to sustainable future and China wants to leverage it directly from space.

#IndiaInAustralia: After Perth, MCG's pitch rated average by ICC

01 Jan 2019

Sports
#IndiaInAustralia: After Perth, MCG's pitch rated average by ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rated the MCG pitch as 'average'.

Cricket Australia discussing terms of reducing ban of Smith-Warner-Bancroft

19 Nov 2018

Sports
Cricket Australia discussing terms of reducing ban of Smith-Warner-Bancroft

It has been reported that Cricket Australia's board of directors are discussing the possibility of reducing the length of the ban imposed on Steve Smith, David Warner, and Cameron Bancroft.

Surrey interested in Steven Smith and David Warner

18 Apr 2018

Sports
Surrey interested in Steven Smith and David Warner

As per reports, tainted Australian duo David Warner and Steve Smith could be back in action soon.

Were Warner and Smith involved in ball-tampering in 2016?

30 Mar 2018

Sports
Were Warner and Smith involved in ball-tampering in 2016?

A shocking report in the Sydney Morning Herald claims that a match referee had warned about Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner being involved in ball-tampering in domestic cricket during the Sheffield Shield in 2016.

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush accused of touching actress's genitals

20 Feb 2018

Entertainment
Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush accused of touching actress's genitals

Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has sued The Daily Telegraph for defamation over publishing two stories accusing him of sexually assaulting a fellow actress.

'Chris Gayle didn't misbehave with masseuse': Cricketer wins defamation case

30 Oct 2017

Sports
'Chris Gayle didn't misbehave with masseuse': Cricketer wins defamation case

The Sydney SC has ruled in favor of Chris Gayle in a defamation case against Fairfax Media, which in 2016 published articles claiming he had indecently exposed himself to a masseuse.

Cricketer Gayle sues Australian newspapers for $1 million over defamation

26 Oct 2017

Sports
Cricketer Gayle sues Australian newspapers for $1 million over defamation

West-Indian star cricketer Chris Gayle has sued Fairfax Media for $1 million over defamation.