80,000 people hit the streets of Sydney for fun run
13 August 2017 | 9:00 am
More than 80,000 runners take part in Sydney's annual City2Surf race with the 2016 champion defending his title in 42 minutes and 16 seconds.
30 Jun 2021
The two men got lost in a forest after an encounter with a deer, prompting a phone call to police. Once found, the pair were fined for breaking stay-at-home orders by traveling outside Sydney.
2 Jul 2021
Watch till the very end to see how arguably the best pound-for-pound mixed martial artist in the world and UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru 'The Nigerian Nightmare' Usman, translated the above sentence into English in this GuardianTV exclusive, in which he discusses life in and out of the octagon, his relationship with his parents and siblings, his daughter, and much more.
11 Jul 2021
Skipping from one foot to the other in the tropical heat of Lagos, teenage boxer Tijani Abdulazeez dreams of greatness as he trains in the open air on a patch of dusty ground. Known to family, friends and fans as TJ, the 15-year-old's trophies already adorn the living room of his modest home in Alagbado, a low income neighbourhood on the megacity's outskirts.
13 Jul 2021
Police guard the entrances of a Sydney apartment block where nine people have tested positive for Covid-19. The building was placed under strict lockdown, as authorities step up efforts to curb a coronavirus outbreak. Residents put up signs reading "send beer" and "where is the vaccine?" in the buildings' windows. Australia's latest Covid-19 outbreak began in mid-June and has since grown to 767 cases.
14 Jul 2021
Australia's largest city will remain in lockdown until at least July 30. South Korea has tightened its restrictions after daily COVID cases have reached record levels. Follow DW for the latest coronavirus news.
23 Jul 2021
Sydney's iconic harbour and city streets are nearly deserted as Australia's largest city reported another record number of new infections. The recent rise in cases has prompted a decision by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to suspend the quarantine-free travel bubble between the two countries for at least eight weeks.
27 Jul 2021
Thousands of protesters march through Sydney railing against lockdowns, with protesters pelting mounted police with a plant pot and bottles in one of several clashes. Police made dozens of arrests from the largely unmasked protest, with chants of "freedom" and banners challenging the stay-at-home orders.
26 Jul 2021
Japan's Yuto Horigome says he will hang his gold medal on his Pokemon stuffed toy after he unveiled a wonder-trick to become the very first skateboarding Olympic champion, adding the victory in his hometown of Tokyo was 'very meaningful'.
31 Jul 2021
Australian authorities have extended Sydney's lockdown until August 28 after a spike in COVID cases. Meanwhile, more than half of Germany's population is now fully vaccinated. Follow DW for the latest.
30 Jul 2021
American swimmer Chase Kalisz, who won gold in the 400m individual medley at the Tokyo Olympics, says it "hasn't really hit" him that he's an Olympic champion, and that it will "take some time to really process what happened".
3 Aug 2021
Australian defence force personnel assist police in several home isolation checks, with officers enforcing stay-at-home orders during Sydney's lockdown. Authorities have been struggling to stop the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant in Sydney, and to ensure that residents follow containment rules as efforts to boost vaccination rates continue.
1 Sep 2021
With a joystick in one hand, a Braille device under the other and a mask over his eyes, BlindWarriorSven efficiently disposes of yet another opponent. Sven van de Wege was only six when he was struck by cancer. He lost his sight, but was determined not to let his disability get in the way of his childhood passion for video games.
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Africa's Lake Victoria is a source of joy and livelihood for those living along its shores, but the waterway is being overrun by pollution. Kenya's Rahmina Paullete is not just tackling the scourge, but transforming waste particles into furniture, coasters and bags. She's the founder of the "Let Lake Victoria Breathe Again" campaign. The young activist joined us for Perspective.
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