Indian cricket board rules out day-night Test match at Adelaide Oval

Indian cricket board rules out day-night Test match at Adelaide Oval

Posted May 08, 2018 15:52:22 Photo: Adelaide Oval hosted the first day-night Test in 2015. (AP Photo: Rick Rycroft) Related Story: Day-night India Test still up in the air as summer schedule revealed Related Story: India set to allow DRS for Australia series India’s cricket board has a reputation for …

New blood test brings hope to women with life-threatening pregnancy condition pre-eclampsia

New blood test brings hope to women with life-threatening pregnancy condition pre-eclampsia

Posted May 03, 2018 17:35:29 Photo: Ella Smith was born at 26 weeks after her mother developed pre-eclampsia. (Supplied: Royal Women’s Hospital) Related Story: Reflux drug Nexium could help treat deadly pre-eclampsia Medical experts say a new blood test that can predict who will develop the potentially deadly pregnancy disorder …

Tim Hammond’s resignation leaves Perth in political spotlight with by-election litmus test

Tim Hammond’s resignation leaves Perth in political spotlight with by-election litmus test

Updated May 03, 2018 07:37:27 Photo: Tim Hammond’s decision to leave politics for his family will cause a by-election in just over a month. (AAP: Rebecca Le May) If it already felt like election season in Western Australia, just wait to see what it looks like with a by-election on …

Cricket Australia reveals summer schedule, with questions over an Adelaide day-night Test against India

Cricket Australia reveals summer schedule, with questions over an Adelaide day-night Test against India

Posted April 30, 2018 13:54:45 Photo: Australia will play India in a Test in early December, but Cricket Australia cannot confirm whether it will be a day-night game or not. (AAP Image: David Mariuz, file photo) Cricket Australia (CA) is still hoping it can persuade India the opening match of …

Wallaroos to share limelight with Wallabies on Bledisloe Cup night in hope women’s Test will help boost crowd

Wallaroos to share limelight with Wallabies on Bledisloe Cup night in hope women’s Test will help boost crowd

Posted April 24, 2018 18:20:25 Photo: For the first time, this year the Wallaroos will receive Test match payments. (Facebook: Qantas Wallabies) Related Story: Australian rugby announces improved pay deal, women’s sevens among the winners Related Story: Wallaroos selected for Women’s Rugby World Cup It is one of the biggest …

North Korea missile and nuclear test suspension hailed by global leaders

North Korea missile and nuclear test suspension hailed by global leaders

Updated April 22, 2018 00:46:14 Photo: The news from Pyongyang is the latest in a string of unexpected moves from Kim Jong-un. (Reuters: Damir Sagolj) Governments around the world have reacted to the news that North Korea will immediately stop conducting nuclear missile tests, with many political leaders including Foreign …

North Korea says it will stop nuclear tests, abolish test site

North Korea says it will stop nuclear tests, abolish test site

Updated April 21, 2018 08:40:35 North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close a nuclear test site, state media has reported. The suspension of nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests went into effect on Saturday, the country’s official Korean Central News Agency …

Australian Test captain Tim Paine says team culture needs ‘tweaks’, vows to reduce sledging

Australian Test captain Tim Paine says team culture needs ‘tweaks’, vows to reduce sledging

Updated April 19, 2018 16:23:53 Photo: Tim Paine (front) has had a tough start as Australian Test captain — but he says the team is capable of regaining the trust of the public. (AP: Themba Hadebe) Related Story: Australia’s new Test cricket captain is ‘Tassie-tough’ and plays for keeps Related …

St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton awaits test results for suspected arrhythmia after on-field collapse

St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton awaits test results for suspected arrhythmia after on-field collapse

Posted April 16, 2018 13:25:27 Photo: St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton received medical attention and later went to hospital after collapsing against Geelong. (AAP: Joe Castro) St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton has spent the night in hospital after his frightening collapse during his team’s AFL loss to Geelong. Roberton had …

Chinese universities add HIV test kits to vending machines to tackle virus’ rise in taboo sex culture

Chinese universities add HIV test kits to vending machines to tackle virus’ rise in taboo sex culture

Posted April 14, 2018 10:43:50 Video: Vending machines with HIV test kits, like this one in Sichuan province, have been installed in universities. (ABC News) Along with chips, instant noodles and soft drinks, students in a growing number of Chinese universities now have the option of also grabbing an HIV …