Firefighters were battling on Monday to contain a major blaze ahead of the forecast return of strong winds and a heatwave following the loss of a dozen homes in the worst bushfire conditions in South Australia for three decades, officials said.
Dozens of homes were feared lost as an intense bushfire raged out of control in South Australia on Saturday, with firefighters struggling to contain the worst blaze in decades as strong winds fanned the flames.
The death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes has come as a shock to the world. Phillip Hughes on Thursday, succumbed to his injuries sustained during a domestic match when he was hit by a bouncer. He was taken for an emergency surgery at the St Vincent's Hospital after being hit on the head and collapsing on the field.
The manufacturer of the helmet worn by Phil Hughes said Tuesday he was not wearing their most up-to-date model after the Australian batsman was left fighting for his life having been knocked out by a bouncer.
Traumatised players from the New South Wales and South Australia sides are being offered counselling after batsman Phillip Hughes was taken to the hospital following a shocking head injury that needed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and surgery.
The South Australian government is expecting around 20,000 Indian travellers for the marquee clash of the 2015 World Cup between fierce rivals India and Pakistan scheduled at the revamped Adelaide Oval on February 15.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s ambitious `Clean Ganga` project received a shot-in-the-arm with the South Australia government showing its interest in cleaning up the river, which is considered sacred by many Indians.
The coach of the domestic South Australian (SA) team has backed the side`s captain and South African player Johan Botha to beat cricket`s biomechanical experts for a third time following analysis of his ` suspect bowling action` in Canberra.