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In this photo released by the Moriarty Foundation, Shadeene Evans, left, stands with John Moriarty at her debut for Australia’s Young Matilda’s under-20 national women’s soccer team on March 16, 2018, in Sydney, Australia. With the support of the Moriarty Foundation, Evans went from playing for fun with her mates in the tropics of the Top End to studying at an elite sports high school in urban Sydney, catching the attention of the national women's coach, and making her way into Australia’s top-flight women’s league with Sydney FC. (Moriarty Foundation via AP)

Indigenous Football Week kicking goals in remote communities

Nov. 5, 2020 12:45 AM EST

Shadeene Evans grew up like most of the kids in her remote community, kicking a football with bare feet on grass or red dust. Home to about 870 people in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Borroloola is more than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) southeast of Darwin, capital of Australia's Northern Territory, and more than a...

Australian judge orders policeman to stand trial for murder

Oct. 26, 2020 3:55 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian judge on Monday ordered a police officer to stand trial for murder over the killing of an Indigenous man who was shot three times in an Outback township last year. Judge John Birch ordered Northern Territory constable Zachary Rolfe to stand trial following a...