Veteran Jackson to lead Australia’s FIBA ​​Women’s Team

CANBERRA, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) — Lauren Jackson will announce Australia’s squad for the September Women’s Basketball World Cup, which was announced on Wednesday with 12 players called up. Basketball Australia (BA) have revealed the Opals squad after training camp in New York with Jackson, 41, to play in their fifth World Cup and first since … Read more

Australian think tank calls for mandatory car fuel efficiency standards

SYDNEY, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — A new report from an Australian think tank has called on the country to join the rest of the world in introducing fuel efficiency standards, which they say would allow car owners to save billions at the pump. The report, released by the Australia Institute on Monday, estimates that if … Read more

Cambodian Foreign Minister says ASEAN is committed to ensuring RCEP implementation

PHNOM PENH, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) — Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said on Saturday that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is committed to ensuring the implementation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which entered into force on 1. 2022. “ASEAN is committed to ensuring the implementation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership … Read more

Lydia Ko takes the lead in the Women’s Scottish Open

New Zealand’s Lydia Ko went bogey-free for 36 holes and shot her second 7-under par 65 in a row to take the lead at the Women’s Scottish Open on Friday in Ayrshire, Scotland. At 14 under for the tournament, Ko is two shots ahead of Lila Vu, who shot a 67 on Friday, and three … Read more

Sydney McLaughlin heads to 400m hurdles final at World Championships in Athletics

Oregon [US]July 21 (ANI): Olympic champion and world record holder Sydney McLaughlin advanced to Friday’s final in 52.17 seconds at the World Championships in Athletics in Oregon. The 22-year-old Olympic champion looked in imperious form as she tossed down the gauntlet to her opponents with a time of 52.17 in Wednesday’s 400m semi-finals. She will … Read more

Samantha Prabhu to attend Melbourne Indian Film Festival 2022

Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]July 18 (ANI): Actress Samantha Prabhu will be one of the main guests of the 2022 Indian Film Festival Melbourne (IFFM). She’s set to deliver a special talk previewing her acting career. “Last year, even though I was virtually part of the IFFM, I could feel the energy and the atmosphere thanks to … Read more

Sachin Tendulkar recalls India’s 1983 triumph

Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]Jun 25 (ANI): Reminiscing about India’s victory in the 1983 Cricket World Cup, legendary striker Sachin Tendulkar says the team’s victory in the marquee cricket event sparked him the desire to one day win the trophy for his country. Today India celebrates 37 years since their first World Cup victory under Kapil Dev. … Read more

When is a disease considered a global threat? Here is the answer

Whenever there is an outbreak of a disease in the world – such as monkeypox – it is up to the World Health Organization (WHO) to consider what kind of weight to give it, including whether or not it is a public health emergency of international concern. . Global efforts to manage epidemics are documented … Read more

Australia beat Peru on penalties to advance to FIFA World Cup

CANBERRA, June 14 (Xinhua) — Australia have qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup after beating Peru in the intercontinental play-off. The Socceroos beat Peru on penalties in Qatar on Tuesday morning Australian Standard Time (AEST) to qualify for a fifth consecutive Men’s World Cup, a streak dating back to 2006. Goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne, who … Read more

French newspaper names what America really excels at in damning editorial

French newspaper Le Monde has described the United States as a country “trapped in madness” after another mass school shooting claimed the lives of 19 children and two teachers in Texas earlier this week. “That of Parkland, in 2018, did not change anything despite the exceptional activism of the students who had escaped. They believed … Read more