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| The Australian Olympic Committee has told athletes to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics to be delayed (Kyodo via AP Images) The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has conceded the COVID-19 pandemic will ensure the Tokyo Olympics...
| Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Sunday, March 22, 2020. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Pubs, cinemas and churches will be forced to close across...
| Jaeger OMeara of the Hawks kicks the ball during the Round 1 AFL match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the Brisbane Lions at the MCG in Melbourne, Sunday, March 22, 2020. (AAP Image/Michael Dodge) The 2020 AFL premiership...
| The world's wealthiest countries have poured cash into the global economy as coronavirus cases ballooned in Europe and waned at its original epicentre, China. DEATHS, INFECTIONS * The virus has infected more than 245,000...
| The Northern Territory has recorded its second case of coronavirus and first involving a Territory resident. A man aged in his mid-30s who had recently been in Europe and living overseas was in quarantine when he was tested...
| Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce has defended his decision to stand down two-thirds of the airline's workers in the face of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic. The national carrier is standing down 20,000 workers after suspending...
| A view of a closed mall ahead of Persian New Year eve 'Nowruz' at the Tehran’s grand bazaar in Tehran, Iran, 18 March 2020. (EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH) The new coronavirus is killing one person every 10 minutes in Iran,...
| Trucks cross over the Ambassador Bridge to the US side of the US-Canadian border in Detroit, Michigan, USA, 18 March 2020. (EPA/STEVE FECHT) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he expects the closure of the US-Canada...
| The World Health Organisation (WHO) has withdrawn its warning that people who suspect they might have caught the coronavirus should not take the popular drug ibuprofen. The UN agency clarified on Thursday that it is not...
| Manners are a must as social distancing pushes Australians further apart, as experts turn their noses up at coronavirus panic buying. Etiquette experts say being polite is crucial even as COVID-19 prompts health authorities...
| Some good news on COVID-19 from around the World today:- China has closed down its last coronavirus hospital. Not enough new cases to support them.- Doctors in India have been successful in treating Coronavirus. Combination...
| Two new hospitals will be set up in Adelaide to treat coronavirus patients. The two dedicated facilities will be established at the recently decommissioned ECH College Grove and Wakefield hospitals. Premier Steven Marshall...

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