BERLIN (AP) — The curators of a major art show in Germany have apologized for including a work featuring antisemitic elements that prompted an outcry at the event's opening this week.
SYDNEY (AP) — Five-time Australian Open finalist Andy Murray advanced to the second round of the Sydney Tennis Classic by beating Viktor Durasovic 6-3, 6-1 Tuesday.
Murray entered the tournament with a wild card and has also been handed one for next week’s Australian Open.
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Australia captain Pat Cummins will not play in the second Ashes test against England after being deemed a close contact of a person who tested positive for COVID-19.
Less than three hours before the toss for the day-night test at Adelaide Oval on Thursday, Cricket Australia said in a statement that Cummins had been exposed to the COVID-19 case when he was dining in a restaurant the previous night and he hadn't breached any biosecurity protocols.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s most acclaimed Indigenous actor, David Gulpilil, has died of lung cancer, a government leader said on Monday. He was 68 years old.
Gulpilil found his widest audiences with his roles in the 1986 hit film “Crocodile Dundee” and in director Baz Luhrmann’s 2008 epic “Australia” in a career that spanned five decades.
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Keith Bradshaw, a former Marylebone Cricket Club chief executive and early proponent of day-night test matches, has died. He was 58.
Cricket Australia issued a statement Tuesday describing Bradshaw as a “universally loved and respected leader in the game.”
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — The scheduled season-opening cycling event on the 2022 men’s WorldTour and the women’s UCI ProTour has been canceled in Australia for the second year in a row.
The Tour Down Under in Adelaide was scheduled for January but organizers said Thursday that international border closures and quarantine requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic made it too difficult to stage.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand on Friday suspended its quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia for at least eight weeks due to a growing COVID-19 cluster in Sydney.
New Zealand recently imposed quarantine restrictions on travelers from New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia states, where lockdowns have been introduced to contain delta variant clusters.
SYDNEY — An Australian state government on Friday declared an emergency due to a COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney.
The New South Wales state government reported one fatality and 136 new infections in the latest 24-hour period, the biggest daily tally of new cases since the outbreak began in mid June.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia was battling to contain several COVID-19 clusters around the country on Monday in what some experts have described as the nation’s most dangerous stage of the pandemic since the earliest days.
ALICE SPRINGS, Australia (AP) — A spectator was killed and two people were injured after an accident involving a racing vehicle in the Finke Desert Race in central Australia on Monday.
Motorsport Australia issued a statement saying police in the Northern Territory confirmed a man died following the incident that occurred about 35 kilometers (22 miles) from the finish of the 460-kilometer off-road race.
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — An Australian state on Monday became the first in the country to ban some single-used plastic items including drinking straws, stir sticks and cutlery...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Consecutive double centuries have earned Will Pucovski a spot in an expanded Australian squad that also includes struggling incumbent opener Joe Burns for the four-test series against India...
SYDNEY (AP) — It has been described as Australia's Galapagos Islands and has long been a refuge for some of the country's most endangered creatures...