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Brisbane 2032 marks 10 years out from Summer Olympics

Jul. 22, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Brisbane 2032 Olympic officials staged an event Saturday that not many other previous host cities have had the opportunity to celebrate: 10 years out until their Games begin. The east coast Australian city and capital of Queensland state was awarded the...

British Open win makes golfer THE Cameron Smith in Australia

Jul. 17, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Yes, Cameron Smith’s dad was kicking himself he didn’t make the journey to St. Andrews to see his son win the 150th British Open. Smith mentioned in his championship winner’s news conference that his father, Des, made the late decision not to fly...

Australian prime minister launches campaign days before poll

May. 15, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s embattled prime minister on Sunday officially launched his conservative party’s campaign less than a week before elections, highlighting the nation’s early success in containing the pandemic and its strong economic recovery. Prime...