After a successful run to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, Taiwanese tennis player Hsieh Su-wei found herself with more attention than she was expecting. The funny, quirky, and food loving 35-year-old instantly became the breakout hit of the tournament.
"I think about winning more Slams and breaking records, of course. And most of my attention and my energy from this day forward, until I retire from tennis, is going to be directed in majors, trying to win more major trophies," Djokovic said.
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Novak Djokovic says criticism of his actions and opinions frustrates him after picking up his ninth Australian Open title.The world number one never strays too far from a headline, and picked up his 18th Grand Slam title in Melbourne.
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New cases of the Buruli ulcer, a flesh-eating disease have been detected in parts of Australia mainly in the areas of Melbourne. Alarm has been raised after multiple cases have been identified in Australia. According to the World Health organization, ‘at least 33 countries with tropical, subtropical and temperate climates have reported buruli ulcer in Africa, South America, and Western Pacific regions.
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Naomi Osaka has won the Australian Open 2021, taking her Grand Slam tally upto 4. She beat Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the women’s singles final at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. A pattern appears to be developing for the 23 year old Tennis champion. Watch the video to know more!
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Australia's second most populous state Victoria entered a five-day lockdown on Saturday (February 13) as authorities raced to prevent a third wave of COVID-19 cases sparked by the highly infections UK variant.
A new study has found that pandemic-related anxiety, boredom, and irregular routines were cited as major drivers of increased nicotine and tobacco use during the initial Covid-19 lockdown. The findings of the study were published in the International Journal of Drug Policy. The research was led by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. The study highlighted the ways that public health interventions and policies can better support quit attempts and harm reduction, both during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. Decreased use, while less common, was prevalent among "social" tobacco users, who cited fewer interpersonal interactions during the lockdown and a fear of sharing products. At the community level, retail access impacted cigarette and ENDS use differently. While cigarettes were universally accessible in essential businesses, such as convenience stores and gas stations, access to preferred ENDS products was more limited, since "vape shops" and other specialty ENDS retailers were typically deemed non-essential and required to close or limit hours. This drove some ENDS users to order their products online, which often resulted in long wait times due to shipping delays, or product backorder as a result of high demand. As a result, some dual users of cigarettes and ENDS increased their use of readily-available cigarettes.
Parading his trophy next to Brighton Beach's famous Bathing Boxes on Monday, Novak Djokovic celebrated his ninth Melbourne Park title at the Australian Open, a win made all the "sweeter" with all the..