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A wicked deflection off Central Coast Mariners captain Oliver Bozanic has helped hand Macarthur FC a 1-0 win at Panthers Stadium to continue their unbeaten start to the A-League Men season.Bozanic was in the wrong place at the wrong time as Ulises Davila's shot cannoned off the midfielder and into the back of the Mariners' net in the 45th minute.
More than 20 countries, including the US, Germany, and Britain, have issued a joint statement expressing concern regarding allegations former security force members have disappeared or were executed in Afghanistan.The statement comes after a report by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday alleged more than a hundred former Afghan security forces had been killed or disappeared since the Taliban took control of the country almost four months ago.
Devin Haney is vowing to strip George Kambosos Jr of all his newly won belts after retaining his WBC lightweight title with an unanimous points victory over fellow American JoJo Diaz Jr.Haney improved his unbeaten record to 27-0 with a clinical win at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday before agreeing to take on Kambosos in Australia next year in a unified super-fight for all four straps.
Captain Joe Root says England's squad can win the big moments to secure an Ashes win in Australia and that he'd be foolish not to understand this series will define him.Set for a third tour and second as captain - his first was his first overseas tour as skipper - Root will walk onto the Gabba on Wednesday as the world's top-ranked Test batsmen in rare form.
University of Canberra Capitals captain Kelsey Griffin showed her warrior spirit and together with an auspicious debut for Brittney Sykes, provided the offence to deny Shane Heal a successful return to the WNBL.The Caps overturned a nine-point point half-time deficit to beat the Sydney University Flames 58-55 Flames at Qudos Bank Arena.
AUSTRALIAN VACCINATION NUMBERS:* There have been 39,633,360 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Sunday, including 49,012 in the previous 24 hours.* Of the total, 23,580,836 have been administered by the Commonwealth, an increase of 25,675 on the previous 24 hours.
Angry villagers have burned army vehicles in protest after more than a dozen people were killed by soldiers who mistakenly believed some of them were militants in India's remote northeast region, officials say.Nagaland state's top elected official Neiphiu Rio ordered a probe into the killings, which occurred on Saturday.
Australia captain Pat Cummins has confirmed Travis Head will play ahead of Usman Khawaja in this week's first Ashes Test, while he's unlikely to promote himself to the new-ball duties.The early call on Head and left-arm quick Mitchell Starc has the hosts settled on a line-up well ahead of Wednesday's toss, with England captain Joe Root admitting on Sunday he's still weighing up up his options.
Five people have been killed and at least 15 arrested after Myanmar security forces in a car rammed into an anti-coup protest in Yangon, local news portal Myanmar Now reports.Witnesses on the scene on Sunday morning told Reuters dozens had been injured.
Flag hero Jack Viney says Melbourne have turned the page on their drought-breaking AFL premiership and are now hell-bent on replicating their grand final success on home soil next year.More than two months since the historic Optus Stadium decider, the Demons were finally able to celebrate their first flag since 1964 with their supporters at the MCG on Sunday.
The Illawarra Hawks underlined their early standing as one of the NBL's prime championship contenders after starting their campaign with a convincing 81-71 victory over the Adelaide 36ers.Bronze medal-winning Tokyo Olympian Duop Reath (18 points, nine rebounds) top-scored on his NBL debut, while Justinian Jessup (17 points, four steals) exploded during a decisive 26-15 third quarter which saw the Hawks assume total control.
A full fuel pump at a service station has burst, spilling thousands of litres of petrol and shutting down a highway west of Brisbane.Police set up a 500m exclusion zone around the Fernvale petrol station and closed the Brisbane Valley Highway after the fuel pump started leaking at 10am on Sunday.
Businesses in the Victorian town of Ballarat have closed and Eureka Stockade anniversary events have been postponed due to a so-called freedom rally.Extra police were deployed as hundreds of protesters gathered at Civic Hall on Sunday carrying Australian and Eureka flags, to protest against vaccine mandates and new state pandemic laws.
Ten people aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship approaching New Orleans have tested positive for COVID-19, officials say.The Norwegian Breakaway had departed New Orleans on November 28 and is due to return this weekend, the Louisiana Department of Health said in a news release on Saturday night.
The body of a 20-year-old man who went missing while swimming off the Sunshine Coast has been found.Rescue crews had resumed their search for the man identified in media reports as Travis Davis of Capalaba, south of Brisbane, after he was swept away at Shelly Beach near Caloundra on Saturday afternoon.
Country musician Stonewall Jackson, who sang on the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years and had number one hits with "Waterloo" and others, has died aged 89 after a long battle with vascular dementia.The Opry, the longest-running radio show in history, announced Jackson's death on Saturday in a news release.
The Chicago Bulls have finished strongly to take down the Brooklyn Nets 111-107 in their NBA eastern conference top-two showdown.Boomers star Patty Mills, who scored 12 points, gave Brooklyn their biggest lead at 71-60 with 6:34 minutes left in the third quarter but that was as good as it got for the hosts.
Police investigating a fatal stabbing outside a Perth nightclub have charged two men over a second attack which happened shortly before.Homicide squad detectives say they have charged a 23-year-old Aveley man with inflicting grievous bodily harm in relation to a stabbing at Northbridge on November 27.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has not ruled out reopening the border early after revealing no new COVID-19 community cases in the state.Queensland recorded six new cases in quarantine from 8330 tests in the last daily reporting period, including five interstate arrivals and a person who flew in from the Philippines via Singapore.
The board of the Reserve Bank of Australia is set to gather for the final time this year, but economists do not expect it to make any change to its suite of policy measures this time around.Since the last monthly board meeting it was confirmed the economy contracted in the September quarter as a result of the COVID-19 lockdowns in NSW, Victoria and the ACT.