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Jonathan Barrett

Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia

10 Feb 2020

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY A four-day downpour across Australia's east coast has brought relief after months of devastating bushfires and years of drought, but also widespread storm damage and forecasts of more wild weather to come. | Video

Australia's capital lifts state of emergency as fire threat subsides

02 Feb 2020

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE Wildfires that threatened Australia's capital, Canberra, over the weekend have been brought under control as containment lines held and hot and windy conditions eased, prompting authorities to lift a state of emergency. | Video

'A good firefighting day': Crews hold blazes back from Australia's capital

01 Feb 2020

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Firefighters kept wild blazes fueled by strong winds and soaring temperatures from reaching suburban areas of Australia's capital, Canberra, using airdrops of fire retardant to create a 2.5-kilometre (1.55-mile) long defensive line late on Saturday. | Video

Djokovic leads Serbia to ATP Cup glory

12 Jan 2020

SYDNEY Novak Djokovic inspired Serbia to victory in the inaugural ATP Cup team event in Sydney after defeating his long-term Spanish rival Rafael Nadal in singles on Sunday before playing a pivotal role in the deciding doubles match.

Spain's Nadal secures comeback win to set up ATP Cup final against Serbia

11 Jan 2020

SYDNEY Rafael Nadal secured a come-back victory against Australia's Alex De Minaur at the ATP Cup in Sydney on Saturday, propelling Spain into the final of the inaugural event to play the Novak Djokovic-led Serbian team.

Australian alpine resorts bring snow guns to firefight

11 Jan 2020

SYDNEY Australia's alpine resorts have dusted off winter snowmaking machines to blast ice-cold water onto dry ski slopes as huge bushfires threaten to engulf the Snowy Mountains region. | Video

Djokovic outlasts Medvedev to lead Serbia into ATP Cup final

11 Jan 2020

SYDNEY World number two Novak Djokovic played tactical tennis on Saturday to pick apart the enigmatic Daniil Medvedev at the inaugural ATP Cup in Sydney and earn a place for Serbia in the tournament's final.

Nadal recovers from upset loss to help Spain move into ATP Cup semi-final

10 Jan 2020

SYDNEY World number one Rafael Nadal recovered from an upset loss against Belgium's David Goffin to win the deciding doubles match and send Spain into the semi-final of the ATP Cup teams event in Sydney in the early hours of Saturday.

Australian alpine resorts bring snow guns to firefight

10 Jan 2020

SYDNEY Australia's alpine resorts have dusted off winter snowmaking machines to blast ice-cold water onto dry ski slopes as huge bushfires threaten to engulf the Snowy Mountains region.

Tennis-Djokovic pulls Serbia into ATP Cup semi-final after surviving Shapovalov challenge

10 Jan 2020

SYDNEY, Jan 10 Serbia's Novak Djokovic battled through a stirring challenge from rising Canadian star Denis Shapovalov on Friday to propel his country into the semi-finals of the inaugural ATP Cup team event in Sydney with a 4-6 6-1 7-6(4) victory.

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