Tag Archives: Australia

2022 – The Australian Gymnastics Association urges child athletes who report abuse to sign ban notices before gatherings | News from Australia

Australian Gymnastics has told child gymnasts who have lodged abuse complaints and their families that they must sign nondisclosure agreements if they wish to participate in the restorative justice process. In a letter sent to the complainants last month, Gymnastics Australia said it was trying to “repair relationships in the gymnastics community” after the release of an investigation by the ...

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2022 – Tahlia McGrath plays amid Covid drama as Australia wins cricket gold games | Commonwealth Games 2022

Australia’s all-conquering women’s cricket team continued its dominance of the sport after beating India in the Commonwealth Games final in Edgbaston, but not before Covid-19 delivered a dose of drama. Meg Lanning’s team clinched a nine-round victory to claim their first-ever Commonwealth women’s gold in a close match as India threatened with a superb chase to the death. The historic ...

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2022 – Gold medals flow again for Australia as Curtis Marshall defends his pole vault title | Commonwealth Games 2022

Australia rediscovered its sense of victory on day nine of the Commonwealth Games when Curtis Marshall defended his men’s pole vault gold to close the day the nation added nine more golds to its tally. As Australia faltered in Birmingham on day eight, Saturday’s gold came with a rush from dawn to dusk, advancing to 59 in the medal table, ...

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2022 – A mysterious man named “The Gentleman” is found in the North Sea and may have lived most of his life in Australia | News from Australia

Perth scientists have breathed life into a decades-old German mystery from the body of an unknown man found floating in the North Sea, using new forensic technology that revealed he may have lived most of his life in Australia. The man dubbed “The Gentleman” by investigators in 1994 after police found his body off the coast of Helgoland, the German ...

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2022 – Michael Hooper: The Australia captain is not in the right ‘mindset’ to play for the Wallabies

Michael Hooper took charge of Australia for the first time in 2014 Australia captain Michael Hooper withdrew from Saturday’s opening game of rugby in Argentina and will fly home because he is not in the right “mindset” to play. Wallabies coach Dave Rainey said Hopper “showed real courage”. “Although this decision was not an easy one, I know it was ...

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