Tag: Oceania

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...

Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid

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TOKYO — Brisbane was picked Wednesday to host the 2032 Olympics, the inevitable winner of a one-city race steered by the IOC to avoid...

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...

Australian rider provisionally banned from Tokyo Olympics

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SYDNEY — Equestrian Australia said Wednesday it had provisionally suspended a member of the Olympic show jumping team over a positive test for cocaine. ...

Tax returns show Caitlyn Jenner’s income has fallen sharply

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Caitlyn Jenner's earnings have fallen precipitously in the last several years from a high of $2.5 million in 2016 when she...

Replacement named for Liz Cambage in Australian Olympic team

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SYDNEY — Sara Blicavs has been given a late call-up to the Tokyo Olympics after WNBA star Liz Cambage‚Äôs withdrawal from the Australian women's...

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday in pandemic’s shadow

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CAIRO — Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns...

Medal predictions for events at the Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — ARCHERY Mixed Team ...

Some seek more boxes to check for ‘other’ Pacific Islanders

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HONOLULU — A few months into the pandemic, data showed Pacific Islanders suffered the highest infection rates in Hawaii. ...