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AOC confirms Australian athletes involved in behaviour drama on flight home

The AOC has confirmed Australian athletes were involved in an instance of "unacceptable behaviour" on a flight home from Japan. In a statement on Tuesday, the AOC confirmed representatives from rugby and football had accepted responsibility for the issues. AOC boss Matt Carroll says the situation is being investigated by...
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A'ja Wilson Leads Team USA Into Quarterfinals Matchup Against Australia

Team USA enters the women’s basketball quarterfinals undefeated in the tournament and riding a 52-game Olympic win streak in the quest for a seventh-straight gold medal. As daunting as those numbers might sound for other teams, their next opponent recently found success against the United States. Australia beat the U.S. 70-67 in a July 16 exhibition game in Las Vegas.
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Paying Australians $300 to get fully vaccinated would be value for money

I reckon Albo's on the right track. The opposition leader wants to pay A$300 to every Australian who is fully vaccinated by December 1. The Grattan Institute is on a similar theme. It has proposed a $10 million per week lottery, paying out ten $1 million prizes per week from Melbourne Cup day. One vaccination gets you get one ticket. Two gets you two tickets.
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RA, FA investigate flight incident involving men's sevens and Olyroos

Rugby Australia and Football Australia are investigating allegations of misbehavior from athletes on the flight home from the Tokyo Olympic Games. The Australian Olympic Committee was made aware of incidents involving the men's rugby sevens team and the Olyroos on the Japan Airlines flight on July 30. It's believed the behavioural issues were alcohol fueled.
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First Nations Couture Spotlighted by Australia’s Indigenous Fashion Awards

SYDNEY – Paul McCann has won the Cultural Adornment and Wearable Art Award at the 2021 National Indigenous Fashion Awards. Announced at a ceremony in the Northern Territory capital of Darwin on Tuesday evening Australian time, on the eve of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, McCann won the award for his Gumnut Gown, which first appeared in the First Nations Fashion and Design showcase at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week in June.
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How To Find The I’m A Celebrity Australia Location On Google Maps

I'm a Celebrity is an iconic fixture in the British winter calendar. Seeing celebrities leave all their luxuries behind and share a dunny together in the Aussie bush has helped Brits get over the summer months ending for nearly 20 years. Other than an exception for COVID-19, when the series...
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Matthew Wade: Worcestershire sign Australia international as batter for 2022

Worcestershire have signed Australia international Matthew Wade for 2022. The 33-year-old batsman/wicketkeeper, previously with Birmingham Bears, is currently in the Caribbean playing for Australia against West Indies. He has been picked as a keeper for the T20s but only batted in the one-day internationals - and the most recent of...
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Australia: Athletes Sorry for Room Damage, Mascots ‘Unharmed'

Australian athletes were left apologizing and asking for forgiveness after some post-games rowdiness led to broken beds, damaged walls, and missing mascots. Team chief Ian Ian Chesterman told Reuters’ Karolos Grohmann that the rooms were not completely trashed and the suddenly-infamous cardboard beds aided in their own destruction, but said that plenty of remorse was expressed by the athletes and that the kids are alright.
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Tom McEwen: Eventer's medals 'what dreams are made of'

The mother of Tom McEwen said his Olympic gold and silver medals are "what dreams are made of". McEwen piloted Toledo De Kerser to silver on Monday, Britain's highest Olympic individual eventing finish since 2004, and won a team gold earlier. Ali McEwen, who watched her son's success from Wiltshire,...
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McDonald's designed a hideous PS5 controller, accidentally exposed it to the world

As part of its 50th birthday celebration, McDonald's Australia designed a custom PlayStation 5 DualSense controller internally, which was scrapped during the planning phase. But in a statement to IGN, McDonald's Australia stated that "the image was provided to media in error and there is no commercial relationship between McDonald's Australia and Sony PlayStation."
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NBEMS to start a course in Bariatric Surgery Procedures

New Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI/ThePRTree): The National Board of Examinations in Medical Science (NBEMS) has decided to incorporate bariatric surgery procedures (weight loss surgery procedure) as a part of their curriculum. A committee has been formed to accomplish this. This decision has been made keeping in mind the impact...
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