Tag: Australia

Australian swimming’s relay dynasty is built on trust

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TOKYO — A constantly refilling pool of talent. Well-rehearsed changeovers. And plenty of speed. ...

The Latest: European agency OKs Moderna vaccine for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended clearing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...

Bring the pain: Olympic swimming begins with grueling 400 IM

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TOKYO — Chase Kalisz knows what’s coming: Pain, and lots of it in the 400-meter individual medley that gets swimming underway at the Tokyo...

Olympic chief, leader in spat after Brisbane gets 2032 nod

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BRISBANE, Australia — Australia’s highest-ranking Olympic official and the current premier of the state of Queensland where the 2032 Summer Games will be held...

Skippy, inflatable kangaroo, an Australia softball fixture

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FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Skippy is getting an up-close view of the Olympics that fans aren't getting to see. ...

Australia shocks Argentina 2-0 in men’s Olympic soccer

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SAPPORO, Japan — Two-time Olympic men's soccer champion Argentina was stunned 2-0 by Australia in their opening game at the Tokyo Games on Thursday. ...

From Copa America to Olympics, Richarlison nets 3 for Brazil

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YOKOMAHA, Japan — The jig of joy seven minutes into his Olympic debut showed just why Richarlison was so determined to be allowed by...

Bin there, done that: Cockatoos learn to lift trash lids

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WASHINGTON — A few years ago, a Sydney scientist noticed a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. Not every resident would be thrilled, but...

Australia downs New Zealand 2-1 in Olympic women’s soccer

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TOKYO — Sam Kerr and Tameka Yallop both scored and Australia opened the Olympic women's soccer tournament with a 2-1 victory over New Zealand...

American Danielle Collins advances at Palermo Ladies Open

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PALERMO, Italy — Top-seeded Danielle Collins reached the last 16 of the Palermo Ladies Open by beating Katharina Gerlach of Germany 7-5, 6-3 on...