Melbourne placed under new coronavirus lockdown

MELBOURNE: More than five million residents of Melbourne will be locked down for six weeks after coronavirus cases surged in Australia’s second-biggest city. State Premier Daniel Andrews said the lockdown would begin at midnight on Wednesday and last at least

Australia seals state border as coronavirus outbreak worsens

MELBOURNE: Australia will seal off the state of Victoria from the rest of the country for an indefinite period as authorities announced unprecedented measures to tackle a worrying surge in coronavirus cases. The decision marks the first time the border

ICC seeks to set attendance record at Women’s T20 World Cup final

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is inviting fans to play their part in history by setting the record for most attendance at a women’s sporting fixture during the final of the T20 World Cup 2020. The stories of trailblazing

Australia edge closer to victory against Pakistan

MELBOURNE: Spin king Nathan Lyon removed dangerous half-century makers Shan Masood and Asad Shafiq Monday as Australia edged closer to victory inside four days at the second Test in Adelaide. Pakistan had stubborn half-centuries from Shaan Masood and Asad Shafiq