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Australia legend Shane Warne's 'baggy green' cap sale raises $692666 for bushfire victims
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Australia legend Shane Warne's 'baggy green' cap sale raises $692666 for bushfire victims

Warne, 50, is one of many local and international athletes to support the fundraising for bushfire victims

Australia's bushfires: Here are some tricks animal's use to survive the raging fires
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Australia's bushfires: Here are some tricks animal's use to survive the raging fires

The hours, days, and weeks after fire bring a new set of challenges, food scarcity and predators making their appearance known.

Australia bushfires: New estimate suggests one billion animals have perished nationwide
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Australia bushfires: New estimate suggests one billion animals have perished nationwide

The est is that upto 8,400 koalas may have died during fires on the mid-north coast of New South Wales.

Australia bushfires: At least 24 people killed, over six mn hectares of land lost; Victoria extends 'state of disaster' as threat intensifies
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Australia bushfires: At least 24 people killed, over six mn hectares of land lost; Victoria extends 'state of disaster' as threat intensifies

In South Australia's Kangaroo Island, the bushfire threat on Thursday was escalated with 'a watch and act warning' issued for a fire near Parndana which according to the Country Fire Service (CFS) was uncontrolled and was burning in a southeasterly direction threatening the safety of people in the area.

Australian Open 2020: Officials can halt play if smoke from bushfires poses threat to players, says tournament director Craig Tiley
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Australian Open 2020: Officials can halt play if smoke from bushfires poses threat to players, says tournament director Craig Tiley

With qualifying for the season’s first Grand Slam starting on 14 January, Australian Open director Craig Tiley said officials can halt play if smoke poses a danger to players’ health

Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic says wildfires could cause organisers to delay first Grand Slam of season
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Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic says wildfires could cause organisers to delay first Grand Slam of season

Novak Djokovic has voiced concerns about the impact of the devastating wildfires in Australia on tennis’ season-opening major, saying organisers may have to consider delaying the tournament if conditions around Melbourne deteriorate.

Australia vs New Zealand: Marnus Labuschagne unbeaten century puts hosts in strong position on opening day of SCG Test
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Australia vs New Zealand: Marnus Labuschagne unbeaten century puts hosts in strong position on opening day of SCG Test

Labuschagne shared a 156-run partnership with Steve Smith, who made 63, to give first day honors to Australia

Nick Kyrgios, Sam Stosur, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell and other athletes to aid wildfire victims in Australia
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Nick Kyrgios, Sam Stosur, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell and other athletes to aid wildfire victims in Australia

A host of tennis and cricket stars led by Nick Kyrgios and Chris Lynn have pledged support for victims of bushfires raging around Australia, donating money for every ace or six they hit.

Wildfires near Canberra force ATP Challenger, ITF Women's circuit tennis tournament to move 600 kilometres away
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Wildfires near Canberra force ATP Challenger, ITF Women's circuit tennis tournament to move 600 kilometres away

The Canberra International tennis tournament scheduled to begin Monday will relocate to a city about 600 kilometers (370 miles) away because of continuing wildfires and smoke haze in the region, officials said.

Australian tennis ace Nick Kyrgios promises donation of $200 for every ace in summer season to help victims of raging bushfires
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Australian tennis ace Nick Kyrgios promises donation of $200 for every ace in summer season to help victims of raging bushfires

More than 1,000 homes have been destroyed by the fires fuelled by searing temperatures and high winds, with Kyrgios’ hometown of Canberra experiencing its worst air quality and residents have been told to stay indoors

Australia bushfires: Authorities steer massive evacuation drives; over 200 blazes reported in New South Wales, Victoria
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Australia bushfires: Authorities steer massive evacuation drives; over 200 blazes reported in New South Wales, Victoria

Firefighters hosing down embers to secure nearby houses from bushfires near the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales

Australia vs New Zealand: Cricketers turn attention to deadly wildfires ahead of third Test in Sydney
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Australia vs New Zealand: Cricketers turn attention to deadly wildfires ahead of third Test in Sydney

Black armbands will be worn from the first day of the Test on Friday as a mark of respect for those who have lost their lives in the tragic fires, while emergency services personnel will be honored during the pre-match ceremony with a minute of applause.

Australia deploys military, navy to evacuate thousands trapped along its east coast amid advancing bushfires; toll rises to 15
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Australia deploys military, navy to evacuate thousands trapped along its east coast amid advancing bushfires; toll rises to 15

Tens of thousands of holiday makers raced to evacuate popular seaside towns on Australia’s east coast on Wednesday, fleeing ahead of advancing bushfires, as military ships and helicopters planned missions to rescue thousands more trapped by the blazes

Australia bushfires: Thousands of tourists, residents trapped in coastal Mallacoota town; 4,000 people sheltering on beach, says fire commissioner
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Australia bushfires: Thousands of tourists, residents trapped in coastal Mallacoota town; 4,000 people sheltering on beach, says fire commissioner

Thousands of tourists and residents in an Australian seaside town hunkered down in public buildings or waded into water at the seafront on Tuesday as wailing emergency sirens warned of a looming, fierce firefront

Australia bushfires: New Year’s Eve fireworks in Canberra cancelled; conditions expected to worsen in New South Wales on 31 Dec
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Australia bushfires: New Year’s Eve fireworks in Canberra cancelled; conditions expected to worsen in New South Wales on 31 Dec

New Year's Eve fireworks in Australia’s capital city have been canceled as the wildfire danger worsens in oppressive summer heat, and pressure was building Monday for Sydney’s iconic celebrations to be similarly scrapped

Australia fires: Govt announces compensation of up to $6,000 for volunteer firefighters in New South Wales, may receive additional paid leave
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Australia fires: Govt announces compensation of up to $6,000 for volunteer firefighters in New South Wales, may receive additional paid leave

The Australian government announced on Sunday it would compensate volunteer firefighters in the state of New South Wales (NSW), as the country’s intense bushfire season rages on

Cricket Australia to develop 'sustainability strategy' in 2020 amid climate change fears
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Cricket Australia to develop 'sustainability strategy' in 2020 amid climate change fears

Cricket Australia will look to finalise a 'sustainability strategy' in 2020 amid concerns that extreme heat brought by climate change is risking players’ safety and could lead to major disruptions to summer playing schedules.

Australian bushfires: Firefighters spend Christmas Day containing blaze as communities, leaders thank them for their service over the holidays
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Australian bushfires: Firefighters spend Christmas Day containing blaze as communities, leaders thank them for their service over the holidays

Australian firefighters used cooler conditions on Christmas Day to try and contain bushfires ahead of hot, dry weather later in the week, as leaders and communities thanked them for sacrificing time with their families over the holidays

Bushfires and hazardous smoke place Australia cricket summer under threat of numerous disruptions
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Bushfires and hazardous smoke place Australia cricket summer under threat of numerous disruptions

Australia has been fighting wildfires for months as hot, dry conditions created an early start to the fire season, with blazes destroying more than 700 homes and nearly 3 million acres (1.2 million hectares) of bushland.

Big Bash League: Match called off due to 'dangerous and unreasonable playing conditions' caused by bushfire smoke in Canberra
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Big Bash League: Match called off due to 'dangerous and unreasonable playing conditions' caused by bushfire smoke in Canberra

Chasing 162 for victory against Adelaide Strikers, Sydney Thunder were 40-1 in the fifth over when the contest was halted because of lack of visibility and poor air quality caused by smoke.