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Nicole Kidman sports grey-haired elderly woman look
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman, 49, looked far older than her age when she was spotted filming in Australia.

Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:50:04 AM

100m hurdles Olympic champ Pearson pulls out of Rio
Canberra, June 29 (IANS) Australia's greatest Olympic track and field hope and defending 100 metres hurdles Olympic gold medallist Sally Pearson has been forced to pull out of the 2016 Rio Games after she tore her hamstring while training this week.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:16:08 PM

Top Australian golfer withdraws from Olympics over Zika fears
Canberra, June 29 (IANS) Australia's top golfer, Jason Day, on Wednesday announced his withdrawal from the upcoming Rio Olympics over fears of the Zika virus.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:02:31 AM

Australia condemns Istanbul airport attack
Canberra, June 29 (IANS) The Australian government on Wednesday condemned the deadly bomb attacks at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on Tuesday night that has left at least 36 people dead.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:56:05 AM

Ancient 'Deep Skull' not related to indigenous Australians
Sydney, June 27 (IANS) The 37,000-year old remains of the "Deep Skull" -- the oldest modern human discovered in South-East Asia -- was not related to indigenous Australians, as had been originally thought, says a new study.

Monday, June 27, 2016 4:28:05 PM

Australia, New Zealand to team up over Brexit fallout
Canberra, June 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday announced Australia will team up with New Zealand in a bid to negotiate new trade and immigration deals in the wake of Britain's exit from the European Union (EU).

Monday, June 27, 2016 10:34:04 AM

Thorpe feels for McIlroy, others who pulled out of Rio for Zika
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Swimming legend and five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe has expressed concern and compassion for those contemplating or have already decided to withdraw from the Rio Olympics due to the Zika virus.

Saturday, June 25, 2016 5:46:05 PM

Sydney Thunder terms reports of signing Harmanpreet 'premature'
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Reigning women's Big Bash League (WBBL) champions Sydney Thunder on Saturday clarified that the franchise is interested in roping in Indian all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur, denying reports of her being already signed.

Saturday, June 25, 2016 3:00:08 PM

Possible MH370 wreckage found on Tanzanian island
Canberra, June 25 (IANS) Aircraft wreckage suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been found on an island off Tanzania in East Africa, an Australian official said.

Saturday, June 25, 2016 10:14:04 AM

Spend time with nature to shun depression
Sydney, June 24 (IANS) A 30-minute walk in the woods each week can help reduce depression and high blood pressure while enhancing mental health, a study has found.

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:40:05 PM

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