Australia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24125/all en UPDATE 1-Australia battles hundreds of wildfires, fanned by outback winds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-australia-battles-hundreds-wildfires-fanned-outback-wi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Thousands of firefighters battle hundreds of blazes</p> <p>* Residents evacuate homes in face of out-of-control fires</p> <p>* Record temperatures bake Sydney</p> <p>* Cooler change hoped to end incendiary conditions</p> <p> (Updates with latest on fires, fresh quotes)</p> <p>By Rob Taylor</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-australia-battles-hundreds-wildfires-fanned-outback-wi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2009–10 Australian bushfire season Australia Black Saturday bushfires Bushfires in Australia Disaster European heat wave Geography of Australia Heat wave Man Made Disaster Natural Disaster Natural disasters Person Career Physical geography Quotation Technology War Wildfire Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:01:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731539 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Australia v Sri Lanka - first ODI scoreboard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/cricket-australia-v-sri-lanka-first-odi-scoreboard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Scoreboard from the first of five one-day internationals between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. Australia won by 107 runs.</p> <p>Australia innings</p> <p>A Finch c Chandimal b A Mendis 16</p> <p>P Hughes c Chandimal b Malinga 114</p> <p>U Khawaja run out (J Mendis/Chandimal) 3</p> <p>G Bailey c J Mendis b Mathews 89</p> <p>D Hussey not out 60</p> <p>G Maxwell c A Mendis b Kulasekara 5</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/cricket-australia-v-sri-lanka-first-odi-scoreboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Australian cricket team in Sri Lanka Australian Tri-Series Cricket Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:15:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733071 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Hughes century lifts Australia in final one-dayer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/cricket-hughes-century-lifts-australia-final-one-dayer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 23 (Reuters) - Phil Hughes returned to form with a second century of the series to lead Australia to 247 for five in the fifth and final one-day international against Sri Lanka in Hobart on Wednesday.</p> <p>Australia's recent batting woes looked set to continue at Bellerive Oval when they crawled to 62-2 from 20 overs, but Hughes overcame a slow start to rediscover the fluency he showed earlier in the series with 138 not out from 154 balls.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/cricket-hughes-century-lifts-australia-final-one-dayer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Bellerive Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 07:30:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738172 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Sri Lanka beat Australia by 5 wickets in first T20 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/cricket-sri-lanka-beat-australia-5-wickets-first-t20 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 26 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka beat Australia by five wickets in the first Twenty20 International in Sydney on Saturday to go 1-0 up in the two-match series.</p> <p>Melbourne hosts the second and final match on Monday.</p> <p>Score: Australia 137-3 in 20 overs (D. Warner 90 not out) v Sri Lanka 139-5 in 18.5 overs (A Mathews 35 not out, K Perera 33). (Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi; editing by Pritha Sarkar)</p> Australia Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Twenty20 Twenty20 International Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 13:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739801 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-South Korea to meet Australia in East Asian Cup opener http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-south-korea-meet-australia-east-asian-cup-opener <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 30 (Reuters) - Hosts South Korea will take on qualifiers Australia in the July 20 East Asian Cup opener after the tournament fixtures were announced on Wednesday. Asian champions Japan, coached by Alberto Zaccheroni, will play China the next day in the four-team round-robin tournament, the East Asian Football Federation said on its website (<a href="http://www.eaff.com" title="www.eaff.com">www.eaff.com</a>). The winners of the east Asian regional championship will pocket $250,000. Schedule: July 20: South Korea v Australia. July 21: Japan v China. July 24: South Korea v China.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-south-korea-meet-australia-east-asian-cup-opener" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Australia South Korea Sport in Asia Sports Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:30:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741451 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia v West Indies ODI scorecard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-odi-scorecard-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scoreboard in the first one-day international between Australia and the West Indies at the WACA Ground in Perth on Friday.</p> <p>West Indies innings</p> <p>C. Gayle c Finch b McKay 4</p> <p>K. Powell c Clarke b Starc 11</p> <p>R. Sarwan b Starc 0</p> <p>DM. Bravo c Clarke b Faulkner 11</p> <p>DJ. Bravo c Hughes b Starc 0</p> <p>K. Pollard b Starc 0</p> <p>D. Thomas c Clarke b Faulkner 3</p> <p>D. Sammy c Bailey b McKay 16</p> <p>J. Holder b Starc 7</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-odi-scorecard-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Cricket West Indies AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 07:00:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742608 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Cricket: Australia thrash West Indies by nine wickets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/urgent-cricket-australia-thrash-west-indies-nine-wickets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia thrashed the West Indies by nine wickets in the first one-day international in Perth on Friday, reaching their winning total of 71 in just 9.2 overs.</p> <p>An onslaught of pace and swing skittled the tourists for just 70 off 23.5 overs before Australia raced to their target in emphatic fashion with Glenn Maxwell smashing 51 not out.</p> <p>mp/ac</p> Australia AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 07:00:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742615 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia beat Windies by 54 in second ODI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-australia-beat-windies-54-second-odi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia beat the West Indies by 54 runs in their second one-day international at the WACA on Sunday. </p> <p>In reply to Australia's 266 for seven, the West Indies were dismissed for 212.</p> <p>bur/sm</p> Australia Cricket Sport in Australia Sports AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 14:30:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744415 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia v West Indies ODI scorecard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-odi-scorecard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scoreboard at the end of the one-day international between Australia and the West Indies at the WACA Ground on Sunday:</p> <p>Australia innings</p> <p>A. Finch c D.M. Bravo b Holder 11</p> <p>U. Khawaja c Powell b Roach 3</p> <p>P. Hughes c D.M. Bravo b Sammy 21</p> <p>M. Clarke b D.J. Bravo 16</p> <p>G. Bailey not out 125</p> <p>M. Wade c Sammy b Narine 16</p> <p>G. Maxwell b Sammy 0</p> <p>J. Faulkner c Powell b Sammy 39</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-odi-scorecard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia West Indies AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 14:31:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744455 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia defend rotation after Warne attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/cricket-australia-defend-rotation-after-warne-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australian cricket chiefs on Monday backed chief selector John Inverarity after stinging criticism from Test great Shane Warne and other ex-players over the controversial rotation policy.</p> <p>Warne used his website to speak out against resting players -- particularly fast bowlers -- to guard them from breaking down as a result of the relentless demands of international cricket.</p> <p>But Cricket Australia (CA) chairman Wally Edwards insisted Australia were on the right track after meeting under-fire Inverarity and general manager of team performance Pat Howard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/cricket-australia-defend-rotation-after-warne-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Cricket Sports Technology Wisden Cricketers of the Year AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 09:46:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745142 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia v West Indies ODI scorecard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-odi-scorecard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scoreboard after the Australia innings in the one-day international against the West Indies at Manuka Oval on Wednesday:</p> <p>Australia innings</p> <p>S. Watson c Pollard b Roach 122</p> <p>A. Finch c Thomas b Sammy 38</p> <p>P. Hughes c Thomas b Sammy 86</p> <p>M. Clarke c and b Pollard 15</p> <p>G. Bailey c Pollard b Narine 44</p> <p>G. Maxwell c Pollard b Narine 4</p> <p>M. Wade not out 4</p> <p>J. Faulkner b Bravo 2</p> <p>M. Johnson not out 8</p> <p>Extras (b1, w3, nb2) 6</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-odi-scorecard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 1W Australia Pollard AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:00:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747229 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Australia v West Indies, fourth ODI - scoreboard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-third-odi-scoreboard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SYDNEY, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Scoreboard after Australia beat West Indies by five wickets in the fourth one-day international at Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday West Indies won the toss and elected to bat - - West Indies innings K. Powell c Maxwell b Johnson 9 J. Charles b Johnson 0 DM Bravo c Finch b Johnson 4 DJ Bravo lbw b Maxwell 3 K. Pollard not out 109 N. Deonarine c Finch b Cutting 10 D. Thomas c Finch b Cutting 7 D. Sammy c Clarke b Cutting 25 A.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-third-odi-scoreboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Australia Cricket Pollard Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:46:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747376 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia v West Indies ODI scorecard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-odi-scorecard-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scoreboard in the third one-day international between Australia and the West Indies at Manuka Oval on Wednesday:</p> <p>Australia innings</p> <p>S. Watson c Pollard b Roach 122</p> <p>A. Finch c Thomas b Sammy 38</p> <p>P. Hughes c Thomas b Sammy 86</p> <p>M. Clarke c and b Pollard 15</p> <p>G. Bailey c Pollard b Narine 44</p> <p>G. Maxwell c Pollard b Narine 4</p> <p>M. Wade not out 4</p> <p>J. Faulkner b Bravo 2</p> <p>M. Johnson not out 8</p> <p>Extras (b1, w3, nb2) 6</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/cricket-australia-v-west-indies-odi-scorecard-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 1W Australia Pollard AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:47:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747399 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Cricket: Australia beat West Indies to win ODI series http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/urgent-cricket-australia-beat-west-indies-win-odi-series <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia defeated the West Indies by 39 runs in the third one-day international to win the five-game series at Manuka Oval on Wednesday.</p> <p>Match scores: Australia 329 for 7 (50 overs); West Indies 290 (47.3 overs)</p> <p>rsm/ia</p> Australia Cricket Forms of cricket One Day International West Indies AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:47:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747406 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Australia beat West Indies by five wickets in fourth ODI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/cricket-west-indies-220-v-australia-fourth-odi-innings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SYDNEY, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Australia beat West Indies by five wickets in the fourth one-day international at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Friday:</p> <p>Scores:</p> <p>West Indies 220 in 49.4 overs (K. Pollard 109 not out; M. Johnson 3-36, B. Cutting 3-45) v Australia 221-5 in 44.5 overs (S. Watson 76) (Compiled by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by Tom Pilcher)</p> Australia Cricket Indian cricket team in West Indies West Indies Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 08:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749713 at http://www.globalpost.com