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Taliban demands former officials to get back to work.
The interim mayor of Afghanistan's capital says many female city employees have been ordered to stay home by the country's new Taliban rulers.Hamdullah Namony told reporters that only women who could not be replaced by men have been permitted to report to work.
A brutal dose of sunburn hospitalised Australian paratriathlete star Lauren Parker but could not prevent her from completing the hardest race of her career at the 70.Three weeks after her Tokyo Paralympics silver medal, Parker finished the half-Ironman distance triathlon in seven hours 54 minutes 43 seconds at St George in Utah on Saturday.
Star English seamer Stuart Broad has called for more detail about the summer's Ashes tour, saying players need further information from Cricket Australia about how the series will work.Broad said he is working tirelessly to prepare for the tour, but said "minimal detail" has been available about COVID-19 issues such as quarantine.
LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS:*The Australian Medical Association has warned against being too hasty in easing restrictions, calling for a cautious approach even at high vaccination rates as the Doherty modelling does not show the impact on already under-pressure hospitals.*Business groups led by the Business Council of Australia are urging Australians to get vaccinated under a new campaign, "One shot closer".
Manchester United stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Dean Henderson have offered support to a Perth-based soccer player who was critically injured when he was punched from behind in an alleged unprovoked attack.English striker Danny Hodgson, who plays for ECU Joondalup in the National Premier Leagues Western Australia, turned 26 on Sunday.
Morgan Harper always had the backing of his coaches while advice from Manly's mindfulness expert also helped after his nightmare NRL finals debut against Melbourne.But ultimately, all he needed was some tough love.
Melbourne's pack intend to make life hell for Nathan Cleary but say it's nothing personal, just what they do to kickers.A week after Ivan Cleary's famous war of words with Wayne Bennett, the kick blockers debate is almost certain to be reignited in NRL preliminary final week.
Christian Porter has resigned as the federal minister for industry after failing to explain who was behind an anonymous donation to pay for his court case.Prime Minister Scott Morrison told reporters in Sydney on Sunday he had accepted Mr Porter's resignation and had appointed Energy Minister Angus Taylor to act in his role.
Melbourne midfielder Jack Viney has thrown his weight behind calls for the AFL to award premiership medals to players of the winning club who miss out on the grand final.The suggestion has been a talking point during the extended build-up to this year's grand final, but won't be implemented for the September 25 decider unless the league makes a late decision to break with tradition.
All Victorian students will return to face-to-face learning before the end of 2021.Premier Daniel Andrews on Sunday released Victoria's roadmap out of lockdown, which includes a staggered reopening of schools in Melbourne to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
John Millman hopes returning to the scene of his lone ATP Tour title win can help remove the "sour taste in his mouth" that's built during a season of injury and disappointment.43 Australian made history as the winner of the inaugural Astana Open last year, beating Adrian Mannarino, Fernando Verdasco, Tommy Paul and Frances Tiafoe along the way.
Ian Foster has led the All Blacks back to the top of the world rugby rankings but his focus is firmly on winning this week's milestone 100th Test against traditional rivals South Africa to clinch the Rugby Championship title.The All Blacks supplanted the world champion Springboks as No.
Australian researchers have discovered a new weapon in the fight against melanoma.It is hoped the discovery will help prevent the spread of one of the country's deadliest cancers in its early stages.
New Zealand's former deputy prime minister Winston Peters has returned to the fore with a high-profile television interview attacking Jacinda Ardern's government.Mr Peters has increased his activity in recent weeks, laying the groundwork for another run for parliament.
Penrith halfback Nathan Cleary says while NRL players know they can win penalties by exaggerating or emphasising injury, they'll continue to do it.Saturday's semi-final between Parramatta and Penrith contained arguably one of the most blatant examples of a player staying down to earn a penalty when Eels winger Blake Ferguson clutched at his neck after a tackle from the Panthers' Mitch Kenny.
Three more Victorian regions will join Melbourne and Ballarat in a seven-day lockdown due to rising COVID-19 case numbers in each area.Greater Geelong, the Surf Coast and Mitchell shires will enter lockdown from 11.
VICTORIA'S ROADMAP OUT OF LOCKDOWN EXPLAINED* Once 80 per cent of Victorians aged over 16 have had one COVID-19 vaccine dose, which is forecast to occur about September 26:\- Recreational sport; including basketball, golf, tennis, cricket; for up to five fully vaccinated people can resume.59pm Sunday* 507 new cases in Victoria* A Moreland man in his 90s died* 58,000 tests conducted on Saturday* 43,441 vaccine doses were administered* 204 people in hospital, 55 in ICU and 38 on ventilators* 5262
Jack Viney has eased fears over Melbourne teammate Charlie Spargo after the small forward sent an injury scare through the camp just seven days out from the AFL grand final.Spargo twisted an ankle in a tackling drill during the Demons' training session on Saturday night, casting doubt over his availability for the September 25 decider against the Western Bulldogs.
A large fleet of drones will be deployed along the NSW coast to protect swimmers and surfers from sharks this summer as the government almost triples its shark management budget.Deputy Premier John Barilaro says the $21.
Tim Horan has hailed the improved Wallabies' forward pack for restoring order but warned a different test will truly reveal their progress after back-to-back victories over world champions South Africa.The former Wallabies centre watched alongside nearly 40,000 fans at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday evening, marvelling as Australia again overpowered the Springboks in a 30-17 Rugby Championship win.