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    Australia locks down millions as US struggles

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:56am on July 08, 2020

    Australia on Tuesday ordered millions of people locked down in its second-biggest city to combat a surge in coronavirus cases, as nations across the planet...

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    Aussie cricketers settle pay row

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:37pm on July 04, 2020

    A potential pay dispute between Cricket Australia and players was averted Saturday after the governing body withdrew a contentious projection of financial losses from the...

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    Australia postpone Zimbabwe series

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:18pm on June 30, 2020

    Australia on Tuesday postponed the one-day international series against Zimbabwe in August, the latest sporting fixtures to fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic. Citing ‘concern...

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    Toilet paper limits imposed in Australia to stop virus panic buying

    Agence France-Presse. Melbourne | Updated at 01:52pm on June 26, 2020

    Supermarkets imposed purchase limits on toilet paper across Australia Friday following panic buying by people rattled over a surge in coronavirus cases in the country's...

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    Australia must adapt quickly, says Paine

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:13pm on June 23, 2020

    Australia’s cricketers must forge a leaner, tighter Test team to cope with the coronavirus-related job losses forced on the sport, captain Tim Paine said Tuesday....

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    Aussies shouldn't sledge Kohli, says Warner

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 07:20pm on June 22, 2020

    Australia's David Warner has warned against sledging Virat Kohli when India tour Australia this year, saying ‘trying to poke the bear’ will only make the...

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    Interim chief looks to reset Aussie cricket

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:49pm on June 21, 2020

    Interim Cricket Australia chief Nick Hockley says he intends to repair broken relationships and ensure everyone is ‘pointing in the right direction’ again after accepting...

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    Australia plans university fees hike to deter humanities students

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 01:27am on June 20, 2020

    Australia’s conservative government announced plans Friday to double university fees for humanities students, in a bid to push people into more useful, ‘job-relevant’ courses like...

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    Aboriginal Australian musicians find new fans

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane | Updated at 11:07pm on June 16, 2020

    Aboriginal musician Andrew Gurruwiwi usually performs for a few hundred people in Australia’s remote far north. But during the virus shutdown his audience has swelled...

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    Australia admits T20 World Cup plans 'unrealistic'

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:12am on June 16, 2020

    Staging the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia this year is ‘unrealistic’ in the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic, Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings admitted...

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