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Ashes: Nathan Lyon backs Australia to whitewash England 5-0, sets sights on 400th Test wicket
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Ashes: Nathan Lyon backs Australia to whitewash England 5-0, sets sights on 400th Test wicket

England have lost nine of their last 10 Tests in Australia going back more than a decade and haven't won in Brisbane — where the opening Test starts next Wednesday — since 1986.

Ashes: England's Chris Woakes calls for off-field issues plaguing both camps to not be brought up during series
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Ashes: England's Chris Woakes calls for off-field issues plaguing both camps to not be brought up during series

Australia skipper Tim Paine quit over a text-message scandal while English cricket has been engulfed in claims of institutional racism. But Woakes said he was confident both sides would let the cricket do the talking when play starts at the Gabba ground next Wednesday.

Ashes: ‘Excited’ Alex Carey confirmed as Tim Paine’s replacement in Australia squad
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Ashes: ‘Excited’ Alex Carey confirmed as Tim Paine’s replacement in Australia squad

Carey has played plenty of limited-overs cricket for Australia and stood in as the one-day captain in the West Indies this year, but is yet to feature in a Test match.

'Trying to drive Australia to its knees': US' top pacific envoy accuses China of economic warfare
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'Trying to drive Australia to its knees': US' top pacific envoy accuses China of economic warfare

The Biden administration has embraced a policy of 'strategic competition' with China, acknowledging rivalry between the two powers but maintaining ties so conflicts do not spiral out of hand

Ashes 2021-22: England spinner Jack Leach looks to 'impressive' Nathan Lyon for inspiration
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Ashes 2021-22: England spinner Jack Leach looks to 'impressive' Nathan Lyon for inspiration

Leach also spotlighted Ravindra Jadeja as an inspiration after the Indian's exploits during a Test series in Australia last summer.

Ashes: Alex Carey expected to replace Tim Paine as Australia wicketkeeper; rain hampers team’s preparations
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Ashes: Alex Carey expected to replace Tim Paine as Australia wicketkeeper; rain hampers team’s preparations

Carey has featured in limited-overs cricket for Australia and stood in as ODI skipper in the West Indies this year, but he has never played a Test match.

As fears over Omicron variant rise, wary and weary world slams doors shut
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As fears over Omicron variant rise, wary and weary world slams doors shut

The stream of new cases showed the near impossibility of keeping the genie in the bottle in a globalized world of travel and open borders

Solomon Islands violence recedes but underlying tension remains; is China to blame for unrest?
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Solomon Islands violence recedes but underlying tension remains; is China to blame for unrest?

The Solomon Islands are famous as a battleground of World War II, the pivotal Battle of Guadalcanal named after the country’ largest island where the restive capital Honiara is located

England all-rounder Ben Stokes recalls fearing for life after choking on tablet
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes recalls fearing for life after choking on tablet

In his column for 'The Daily Mirror', Stokes wrote about his frightening experience but doesn't mention when and where the incident took place.

Israel shuts borders, US and UK to restrict travel from southern Africa as Omicron variant spooks world
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Israel shuts borders, US and UK to restrict travel from southern Africa as Omicron variant spooks world

Scientists are racing to determine the threat posed by the heavily mutated strain, particularly whether it can evade existing vaccines

Australia: Carpenter gets visited by most dangerous bird in the world
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Australia: Carpenter gets visited by most dangerous bird in the world

The researchers believed that the people in the region may have bred the smallest of the three species of the bird, the dwarf cassowary, which can weigh around 20 kilos

Davis Cup: Sweden, France on song but Australia lose to Croatia on opening night
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Davis Cup: Sweden, France on song but Australia lose to Croatia on opening night

Sweden were in imperious form in the Spanish capital against the Canadian 2019 finalists who went into battle without their top two players Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov.

Stuart Broad eager for Troy Cooley 'insight' ahead of Ashes
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Stuart Broad eager for Troy Cooley 'insight' ahead of Ashes

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Wednesday that Cooley, a 55-year-old Australian, will aid the tourists' quicks in Brisbane under the direction of elite pace bowling coach Jon Lewis.

'Best gloveman in country': Australia opener Marcus Harris says Tim Paine should play in Ashes
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'Best gloveman in country': Australia opener Marcus Harris says Tim Paine should play in Ashes

Paine suddenly quit as Test captain last week over a series of lewd text messages with a female colleague in 2017 that were about to be made public.

Australia: Thirsty koala drinks from woman's bottle; watch viral video here
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Australia: Thirsty koala drinks from woman's bottle; watch viral video here

The video is from Victoria, Australia, and was recorded in the year 2018, when a severe heatwave had affected the Australian continent. But it has recently gone viral

Rain delays star all-rounder Ben Stokes' comeback for England ahead of Ashes
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Rain delays star all-rounder Ben Stokes' comeback for England ahead of Ashes

Stokes’ return will have to wait after day one of an internal trial match between England teams was washed out two weeks before the opening test of the Ashes series

Haseeb Hameed hits unbeaten 53 as England begin Ashes warm-ups
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Haseeb Hameed hits unbeaten 53 as England begin Ashes warm-ups

England began their Ashes tour in a low-key and rain-hit intra-squad warm-up game

Alex Hales keeps BBL contract with Sydney Thunder despite emergence of blackface photos
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Alex Hales keeps BBL contract with Sydney Thunder despite emergence of blackface photos

Cricket NSW chief executive Lee Germon, who oversees Sydney Thunder said the Australian T20 side should "accept people who have made mistakes".

'I feel terrible': Tim Paine distressed and embarrassed by sexting scandal
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'I feel terrible': Tim Paine distressed and embarrassed by sexting scandal

Tim Paine on Sunday said Australian coach Justin Langer wanted him to remain as Test skipper,

Cricket Australia admits Tim Paine should have been removed as captain in 2018
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Cricket Australia admits Tim Paine should have been removed as captain in 2018

Paine abruptly quit Test captaincy on Friday over a series of lewd text messages with a female colleague in 2017 that he had learnt was about to be made public.