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 2021-07-31 00:51 

Sydney Morning Herald

Blessing in demise: Nigerian sprinter tests positive as Russia debate heats up...

Blessing Okagbare, competing in her fourth Olympics and having won long jump silver in 2008, had competed in the 100m heats on Friday and was due to run again....

 2021-07-31 00:29 

Sydney Morning Herald

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The world gives Australia a glimpse into its own COVID future: let's not waste it...

We have the benefit of others' hindsight. We can't afford not to make it our foresight....

 2021-07-31 00:22 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Exclusion zone, police checkpoints in place to prevent protests in Sydney's CBD...

Police are attempting to stop a repeat of last week's anti-lockdown protest, which saw thousands of people take to the streets and mounted police pelted with pot plants....

 2021-07-31 00:14 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Parts of Queensland to go into lockdown, seven new COVID-19 cases...

Parts of Queensland will go into lockdown from 4pm on Saturday as the state recorded seven new cases of COVID-19....

 2021-07-31 00:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

From the Archives, 2013: No lead big enough for the Roos in Cat fight...

The Kangaroos stormed out to a 41-point lead late in the second term, seeming likely to claim an upset victory. But as any North die hard would know, the game was far from over. The rain began to pour into the opened Docklands stadium - much to Brad Scott...

 2021-07-30 23:55 

Sydney Morning Herald

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If we are going to reform the ADF, 'culture' isn't the answer...

One of the most significant changes made to the ADF in recent times was about who could work, not how they did so....

 2021-07-30 23:50 

Sydney Morning Herald

Defiant Teague insists he is the right man to lead the Blues...

Carlton coach David Teague believes he can lead the Blues back to the finals but says he would understand if club bosses reach out to four-time Hawthorn premiership coach Alastair Clarkson....

 2021-07-30 23:49 

Sydney Morning Herald

Something For Kate's Echolalia was something for women in music...

Ahead of a tour reviving Melbourne band Something For Kate's 2001 album Echolalia, frontman Paul Dempsey recalls its feminine dynamic being unusual for a 2001 rock release on Sony....

 2021-07-30 23:22 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hundreds of thousands locked down in China during biggest outbreak in months...

The United States is intensifying efforts to combat the strain which officials believe is more contagious than chickenpox....

 2021-07-30 23:17 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Big state, small town: WA premier unconcerned by Casino commissioner's Stokes connection...

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan says he has no issue with the personal connections of the chair commissioner leading an inquiry into Perth's casino and its witnesses....

 2021-07-30 23:04 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Victoria records two new cases as supermarket listed as exposure site...

Victoria has recorded two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, with one case out in the community while infectious according to health authorities....

 2021-07-30 22:43 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Lot of rhetoric': WHO expects China to cooperate with second inquiry into virus origins...

Canberra's call for the first inquiry prompted a fierce reaction from Beijing which imposed billions of dollars worth of trade tariffs on Australian goods....

 2021-07-30 22:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

From 'Lay-down Sally' to Biles: how our views of athletes' mental health have changed...

Athletes are asking for more compassion when it comes to mental health, and media are obliging. What has changed - and what hasn't?...

 2021-07-30 21:33 

Sydney Morning Herald

Tokyo Olympics LIVE updates: Titmus and Seebohm chase more gold; athletics takes centre-stage, Logan rides for glory...

It's day eight of the Tokyo Games proper and as the swimming action begins to wind down, attention turns to track and field with the women's 100m final headlining proceedings on Saturday and medals aplenty on offer elsewhere....

 2021-07-30 21:06 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Australia COVID LIVE updates: NSW cases continue to soar; CDC labels Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox...

The army will be sent in to door-knock people in Sydney who have tested positive to COVID-19, as NSW continues to battle an outbreak of the Delta variant....

 2021-07-30 19:48 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Premiers, your nation needs you when the PM's positions keep mutating...

Gladys Berejiklian and Daniel Andrews saved the day in the fist wave of coronavirus. We can't afford them sideswiping while the Prime Minister is sidestepping....

 2021-07-30 19:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

Behind the Moulin Rouge curtains: out of quarantine and raring to go...

For two weeks they've made do with Zoom Pilates and online quizzes. Now the cast of Moulin Rouge the Musical are ready to hit the stage....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Porn king says 'supporters' prepared to forgive his millions in bad debt...

In fact they've been so supportive Damien Costas managed to convince the majority of them to vote in favour of his personal bankruptcy being annulled. But not everyone is happy about it....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

The furry stranger knocking at my door changed my life...

"He thrust his face at me. A normal fox would have run away when the door opened. His boldness suggested that I was in his territory, instead of the other way around."...

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Saying goodbye to my awful menopause symptoms with hormone therapy...

Like many women, I'd heard mixed reports on using HRT, so naturally had quite a few questions for my gynaecologist beforehand....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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'Housing for hippies now for hipsters': Alternative plan to boost affordability...

Co-living, a trendy new wave of communal housing championed by millennials, will be mandatory in all areas where apartments are allowed in order to flood NSW with affordable developments....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

A $30b bank buyback bonanza in store for investors...

Banks are primed to hand back billions of dollars of excess capital to investors, in sharp contrast to last year when they were told to batten down the hatches....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

How did Australia's vaccine rollout turn into a 'train wreck'?...

Promises not delivered; doses announced, reannounced and still there are not enough. Vaccination has turned into a political issue for the federal government. This is how it went wrong....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Cat-loving, coffee-swilling, karaoke-singing Thatcher fan: meet Attorney-General Michaelia Cash...

She's one of the Coalition's most ruthless and animated performers, and is easy to caricature. But beneath the impeccably groomed exterior, the Attorney-General is a complex character. With a serious coffee habit....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

'Freedom' activists aim to harness anger for new political party...

The rapidly evolving anti-lockdown movement plans to enter the electoral fray, and vaccination resistance is emerging as a key battleground....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

'Absolutely hammered': GPs fear missed diagnoses as demand skyrockets...

Victorians who delayed medical care since the pandemic began are now inundating GP clinics, increasing the pressure on already stretched doctors....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Australian English isn't being taken over by Americanisms. But it is changing...

Australians are creating new words, spinning old expressions and appropriating others at a rapid pace. Phrases from colonial times are dying out, while Indigenous and second-generation migrants are having a greater impact....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Photographs can deliver the most potent testimony on war...

A doctored image of the decorated soldier Ben Roberts-Smith is the latest in a long line of images that have shaped international perceptions of events in Afghanistan....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

NDIS rorters on notice as government cracks down on 'despicable' fraud...

A taskforce established to crack down down on fraud in the disability insurance scheme will be extended indefinitely after it uncovered millions of dollars of alleged rorts in three years....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Getting rail passengers Ubers more effective than commuter car parks: Expert...

The $660 million Commuter Car Park fund might do almost nothing to cut congestion, with an urban planning expert warning it may be more effective to send people home in Ubers....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Businesses to take unused AstraZeneca doses to boost rollout...

Companies will use their own health teams to distribute AstraZeneca vaccines not being taken by state governments, doctors and pharmacies....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

How Albanese plans to make his run for the big league...

Some Labor true believers thought the Opposition Leader wasn't making enough noise. It was all part of the plan....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Essendon's Shiel deal: Can the star Bomber adapt to a new role?...

Essendon coach Ben Rutten faces a big challenge as he works out how to best deploy Dylan Shiel in 2022 and beyond as he returns to a functioning midfield...

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

England's Ashes boycott threats 'unhelpful' to families request...

The threat of an Ashes boycott by the England team if they cannot bring their families to Australia this summer could make the situation worse....

 2021-07-30 18:53 

Sydney Morning Herald

In one-two punch to Trump, Justice Department approves release of taxes, memo...

The decision paves the way for the IRS to hand over Donald Trump's tax records to congressional investigators a move he has long fought....

 2021-07-30 17:44 

Sydney Morning Herald

Ben Stokes to take 'indefinite break' from cricket to focus on mental health...

The England all-rounder wants "to prioritise his mental wellbeing and to rest his left index finger", which he broke in the Indian Premier League in April....

 2021-07-30 17:24 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Suicide drone' used to attack ship tied to Israeli billionaire, killing crew members...

A US official said it appeared the attack on the oil tanker in the Arabian Sea was carried out by a suicide drone - an unmanned aircraft loaded with explosives that detonates on impact with a target....

 2021-07-30 14:22 

Sydney Morning Herald

Best of cartoons, July 31, 2021...

The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists....

 2021-07-30 14:18 

Sydney Morning Herald

Struggling Opals fall to China after last-second foul howler...

Once a gold medal fancy, the Australian Opals must win their last group game on Monday and hope other results fall their way as they stare down elimination from Tokyo....

 2021-07-30 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Vaccine hesitancy is holding back our collective hope...

We are going to be terribly frustrated if, after high levels of vaccination, we then imagine we are going to flit around and be open for business....

 2021-07-30 14:02 

Sydney Morning Herald

Tokyo Olympics as it happened: Sam Kerr double puts Matildas into medal rounds; Women's Sevens out; McKeon wins gold...

Emma McKeon claimed gold in the 100m freestyle final while Cate Campbell took silver, with the Matildas set to play for a place in the medal rounds....

 2021-07-30 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Economic 'double punch': Sydney's lockdown will have lasting legacy...

Sydney's economy made an impressive recovery after last year's lockdown but as the Delta crisis deepens will the bounce back be so strong this time around?...

 2021-07-30 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Boomsday scenario: Earnings season set to defy COVID doom...

Anyone keen to understand why the sharemarket is hitting record highs despite lockdowns would do well to pay attention to the corporate earnings season....

 2021-07-30 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Oversharing far too easy in the Zoom era...

The daily commute to our workplace helped us set boundaries around our job and home life....

 2021-07-30 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

This lockdown, women are once again doing more of the housework, home schooling...

Overall, nearly 80 per cent of people said their experience during the pandemic had made them better prepared to work from home during this current lockdown....

 2021-07-30 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Transgender weightlifter Hubbard thankful for Olympic inclusion...

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has thanked the IOC for the inclusive policies that will allow her to be the first openly transgender athlete to compete at the Games....

 2021-07-30 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Afghan voices heard for first time in Roberts-Smith case...

Three simply spoken Afghan farmers made history this week as they testified in a western courtroom from a small legal office half a world away....

 2021-07-30 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Your Daily Horoscope for Saturday, July 31...

Free daily horoscope for each star sign from renowned Astrologer Hedy Damari. Forecasts for the day ahead in life, love and career....

 2021-07-30 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hub overcomes diversity challenge with striking architecture...

Melbourne's new community hub is a beacon on busy Springvale Road....

 2021-07-30 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Sector to Base: Atari's Space Invaders HQ finds new owner...

Sector Property Group has snapped up the 1980s home of computer game maker Atari for $24.5 million....

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