australia

'Never edgy', Langer ready for contract extension talks with Cricket Australia

Langer faced criticism for his coaching methods from the players but in the past four months, he has guided Australia to a maiden Twenty20 World Cup title and a 4-0 Ashes series victory.

published on : 19th January 2022

Bopanna and Mirza out of Australia Open men's and women's doubles 

Mirza and her Ukrainian partner Nadiia Kichenok lost 4-6 6-7(5) to Slovenian team of Tamara Zidansek and Kaja Juvan in one hour and 37 minutes.

published on : 19th January 2022

NZ's white-ball tour of Australia postponed indefinitely over quarantine-free home return

Discussions are now continuing with Cricket Australia over when the postponed fixtures will be played.

published on : 19th January 2022

Ash Barty breezes into 3rd round at Australian Open

Barty extended her streak of service holds to 48 games and moved into the third round at Melbourne Park for the sixth consecutive year by beating 142nd-ranked qualifier Lucia Bronzetti 6-1, 6-1.

published on : 19th January 2022

Australia reports record high in COVID-19 deaths, hospitals under stress

Victoria declared an emergency for hospitals in its state capital, Melbourne, and several regional hospitals from midday Wednesday because of staff shortages and a surge in patient admissions.

published on : 18th January 2022

Australian Open: Daniil Medvedev breezes into second round with straight sets win

Aiming to be the first man in the Open era to win his second major title on his next Grand Slam appearance, Medvedev had a 6-1 6-4 7-6 (3) win over Henri Laaksonen on Tuesday in the first round

published on : 18th January 2022

Djokovic's deportation exposes Australian border debate

Refugee activists say the tennis star's treatment exposes the harsh treatment of dozens of others detained because of visa issues.

published on : 18th January 2022

Australian Open: Coco Gauff, Sofia Kenin suffer shock losses

Gauff saved four match points from 5-0 down on Monday but that was the only good news in a match where the American made 38 unforced errors.

published on : 18th January 2022

Novak Djokovic lands in Serbia as questions arise over French Open

Djokovic has an almost iconic status in Serbia, and many there felt he was poorly treated by Australia.

published on : 18th January 2022

Australian Open: Unaffected by Djokovic saga, Osaka advances on Day 1 along with Nadal

With so much attention on the 11-day saga of Djokovic's attempt to participate in the year's first Grand Slam tournament, the returns of Osaka and Nadal have been overshadowed

published on : 17th January 2022

With Djokovic gone, Osaka starts her Australian Open defence

Naomi Osaka started her title defence by winning the first five games on the way to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Camila Osorio in the second match on the tournament's main court.

published on : 17th January 2022

Djokovic arrives in Dubai after deportation from Australia

It wasn't immediately clear where Djokovic planned to travel next. The Dubai Duty-Free tennis tournament, which Djokovic won in 2020, doesn't start until Feb. 14.

published on : 17th January 2022

Australia beats England by 146 runs, completes 4-0 Ashes win

England set a target of 271 for victory, crashed to 124 all out in the last session on the third day at Hobart.

published on : 16th January 2022

No title defence for No. 1: Djokovic deported from Australia

Djokovic's visa originally was cancelled on Jan. 6 and he spent four nights in an immigration detention hotel before that decision was overturned by a judge on procedural grounds last Monday.

published on : 16th January 2022

Djokovic 'disappointed' with losing deportation appeal

Djokovic has won a record nine Australian Open titles, including three in a row, but this time won’t even get the chance to try.

published on : 16th January 2022
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