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Health experts to greet flights from China

A Brisbane man has been cleared of the deadly coronavirus as health professionals prepare to greet passengers arriving into Sydney from the epicentre of the outbreak.

Barty worried over Australia, not Open win

Ever humble, Ashleigh Barty claimed she was more concerned about the country's bushfire crisis than winning the Australian Open after sweeping into the third round at Melbourne Park.

Climate scientists' push not to be ignored

An Australian scientist whose pioneering study more than 30 years ago predicted the bushfire crisis has joined two experts to urge the federal government for radical action on climate change.

Keep politics out of sport: De Castella

Australian marathon great Rob De Castella has accused the Morrison government of prioritising "self-preservation" over the needs of grassroots sporting clubs.

US hit with first case of coronavirus

A US citizen who recently returned from a trip to central China has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus virus that has sparked an outbreak and stringent monitoring around the world.

Sussexes threaten legal action over photos

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have issued a legal warning over harassment by paparazzi photographers after agreeing to give up their royal duties to start their new life in Canada, according to reports.