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‘If they can’t they should call the Ashes off’: Vaughan, Pietersen slam reported travel rule for Ashes tour to Australia | Cricket

According to a report in the UK media, there is still uncertainty whether families of the visiting England players will be permitted to stay with them during the Ashes, beginning on December 8. PTI | UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 03:46 PM IST Former England skipper Michael Vaughan believes the iconic Ashes series should be cancelled if families are not ...

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Explained: Great Barrier Reef downgrading and its impact on Australia | World News

Australia on Tuesday expressed its disappointment at at a draft report of UNESCO which listed the Great Barrier Reef as being “in danger” over deterioration caused by climate change. The decision to downgrade of the Great Reef’s status was politically motivated and flawed, Australian environment minister Sussan Ley said, hinting at China which chairs the UNESCO committee. What did the ...

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Australia hits out at threatened UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef | World News

Australia said Tuesday it will strongly oppose a UNESCO plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as being “in danger” over deterioration caused by climate change. The UN body released a draft report on Monday recommending the reef’s World Heritage status be downgraded because of its dramatic coral decline, after years of public threats to do so. “It’s a warning ...

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Unesco recommends Great Barrier Reef be listed ‘in danger’, Australia hints China’s hand | World News

A United Nations committee’s proposal to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status has irked Australia, which said the recommendation was politically motivated. The UN World Heritage Committee on Monday said in a draft report that “there is no possible doubt” that the network of colourful corals off Australia’s northeast coast was “facing ascertained danger”. Scientists say that the ...

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Former Australia bowler MacGill breaks silence on alleged kidnapping | Cricket

Former Australia cricketer Stuart MacGill has broken his silence on his alleged kidnapping and assault, saying he had “done nothing wrong” and the ordeal had taken a major toll on his family. The 50-year-old former legspinner was allegedly abducted near his home in Sydney on April 14 and taken to another part of the city where he was beaten and ...

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Australia accused of becoming one of world’s most secretive democracies | World News

Australia’s suppression of information seen as pivotal to a free and open media is at the center of accusations that the country has become one of the world’s most secretive democracies. Last week, a former Australian spy was convicted over his unconfirmed role as a whistleblower who revealed an espionage operation against the government of East Timor. It’s the latest ...

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‘They might knock Australia off the mantle’: Brad Hogg says India women’s team might be ‘team to beat in four years’ | Cricket

Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg made a bold prediction for India women’s Test team saying that he sees them becoming a dominant force in about four years’ time. Playing in a one-off Test match against England Women, India Women team came back from a precarious position to save the match. India Women were asked to follow on, and the hosts ...

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CA says Indian women’s Test against Australia will be played on ‘fresh’ WACA pitch | Cricket

Indian women team’s Test against Australia later this year will be played on a fresh pitch, Cricket Australia said on Saturday, in stark contrast to ECB’s decision to host Mithali Raj’s side on a used track in the one-off match in Bristol. India will tour Australia in September-October to play a day/night Test, three ODIs and as many T20 Internationals. ...

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Centre taking ‘pro-active’ steps to help woman for son’s medical treatment in Australia: Delhi High Court | Latest News India

The Delhi High Court Friday noted that the Centre was taking pro-active steps in providing all possible help to a mother who has sought direction to provide medical assistance and supervise the treatment of her son suffering from a life threatening health condition in Australia. The court was informed by the Centre that visa and travel exemption approval form, required ...

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Australia chief selector expects players to forgo IPL if it clashes with planned T20 tri-series | Cricket

Australia chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns on Wednesday said he expects the country’s IPL players to forgo the high-profile T20 league starting mid-September if a tri-series involving West Indies and Afghanistan is scheduled at the same time. In addition to the white-ball series against West Indies and Bangladesh, for which an 18-member squad was announced on Wednesday, Australia is hoping ...

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