Over 50 years after Brian Robson mailed himself out of Australia, emerging almost 8,000 miles away, he is looking for two friends who assisted.
The chef Ben Shewry’s countryside pop-up is a comforting escape for pandemic times.
The goal was to hold a major international sports event without putting public health at risk. Mission accomplished, but pulling it off presented major, unforeseen challenges and many sleepless nights.
An army of workers toiled to create a safe environment at the Australian Open.
The victory for the top-ranked Djokovic, in three sets over the fourth-ranked Daniil Medvedev of Russia, gave him his 18th career Grand Slam title.
The next generation of American men are still searching for a big win on a Grand Slam stage against the best players.
For five days the Australian Open had cozy stadiums half-filled with fervent fans, and sports once again felt normal. Then a snap lockdown quieted the stands.
Iga Swiatek of Poland came out of nowhere to win the French Open in October. A sports psychologist was with her all the way.
Australians have gone to great lengths to control the coronavirus. And some don’t want to throw that away for a tennis tournament.
Officials in Australia moved mountains to make the country’s annual professional tennis swing happen. That will be far more difficult after the tour leaves this isolated island nation.
Malka Leifer, who fled to Israel, faces 74 counts of sexual abuse related to her tenure as a principal at a Jewish girls’ school in Melbourne.
The organizers of the Australian Open promised local residents that the tournament would not set off a coronavirus outbreak. Making good on that promise is very complex.
Donald J. Trump is not the only one departing
With several positive tests among people arriving from abroad, and a strict quarantine, the Australian Open is not going the way organizers expected it would.
After three people on two charter flights tested positive for the coronavirus, 47 players will not be allowed to practice for two weeks.
A racing pigeon named after the president-elect appeared to have traveled from Oregon to Melbourne, breaching quarantine rules.
A racing pigeon that appeared to have traveled from Oregon to a backyard in Melbourne faces death. But there’s a twist.
With infections surging in other parts of the world, the first Grand Slam tennis event of 2021 has been delayed by three weeks, according to a schedule released by the men’s tour.
On July 4, Australia’s second-largest city went into lockdown. But residents of nine public housing towers were singled out for even stricter treatment, leading many to suspect discrimination.
Decades-old movies, songs and video games have surged in popularity over the pandemic. Psychologists say conjuring nostalgia during stressful times is a healthy coping mechanism.
Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, emerged from its 111-day hibernation with a mix of euphoria and caution.
I was facing some shadows in my life. Could singing with others help me reclaim my voice and calm my fast-beating heart?
The biggest threat posed by the coronavirus may not be its virulence, but rather the way it slowly erodes what it means to be human.
Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, is becoming a case study in handling a second wave of infections. There are lots of unanswered questions.
When Melbourne restaurants reopened after lockdown, owners got creative, and dinner got far more expensive.
“That’s a heck of a birthday party to recall,” said Chief Commissioner Shane Patton of the Victoria police. Officers were led to a house where they found people hiding in the backyard, garage and under beds.
The authorities have locked down 300,000 people in areas around Melbourne heavily populated by immigrants, reinforcing the coronavirus’s outsized impact on disadvantaged communities.
A double disaster unlike anything the country has seen before is raising concerns about victims’ mental health and safety.
When Australia had just a few coronavirus cases, Lee and Colin Lee decided to self-quarantine to keep resources available for younger people. “We’ve just got to share what’s there,” Mr. Lee said.