Too much sex puts Australia marsupials on endangered list
Two marsupial species whose males die after marathon sex sessions have been put on Australia's endangered list, with scientists warning Tuesday they are racing against the clock to save them.
Clinton warns Australia on Chinese 'influence peddling'
Hillary Clinton warned Australia and other democracies Monday to be on guard against growing interference in their domestic politics by China and Russia.
Global giggles as Macron praises Aussie leader's 'delicious' wife
French President Emmanuel Macron may speak the best English among his country's leaders in decades, but even he can make a faux pas when translating his thoughts on the global stage.
Joy in Team Nigeria’s camp as battered female boxer returns
There was joy in Team Nigeria’s camp yesterday when female boxer, Ayisat Oriyomi, who was rushed to hospital after being battered by Northern Ireland’s Carly McNaul in a quarterfinal bout at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, returned to the Games Village.
D’Tigers suffer defeat against New Zealand at Commonwealth Games
Nigeria’s male basketball team, D’Tigers, yesterday fell to New Zealand 65 points to 110 in their first game at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Australia. New Zealand dominated and won all the quarters on a night that the Ike Diogu captained side will want to forget in a hurry. The Nigerians will now focus on…
Eight stars to watch at the Commonwealth Games
English swimmer Adam Peaty and Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake will be among the world-class competitors in action when the Commonwealth Games begin next week in Australia's Gold Coast. Ahead of the opening ceremony on Wednesday, AFP Sport picks out eight stars to watch during the April 4-15 showpiece. - Valerie Adams (shot put, NZL) -…
Australia offers scholarship to 340 Nigerian students
The Australian government has awarded scholarships to 340 Nigerian students to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. The Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Lehmann, who disclosed in an interview with The Guardian in Abuja, said some of the awardees would also be able to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses in a…
India dumps sari for trousers at Commonwealth Games ceremony
India's women athletes will for the first time wear trousers and a blazer instead of a traditional sari at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Australia, a move that has pitted reformers against traditionalists.
Oil Search 2017 profit surges; outlines PNG expansion
Australia’s Oil Search on Tuesday reported near threefold rise in annual core profit, underpinned by robust sales and rising oil and gas prices.
8 boxers make final cut for 2018 Commonwealth Games
The Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) has picked eight boxers to represent the country at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia following the final trials ahead of the Games. The final trials took place at the Brai Ayonote Gymnasium at the National Stadium in Lagos on Friday, where 16 boxers slugged it out for…