close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds
WATCH: Angry Shardul Thakur hits batsman, before taking three wickets

WATCH: Angry Shardul Thakur hits batsman, before taking three wickets

India A pacer Shardul Thakur produced a fiery spell to take three wickets in an ill-tampered first-class match against Australia A at Brisbane's Allan Border Field.

Recently-discovered Australian spider can eat toads, swim

Recently-discovered Australian spider can eat toads, swim

This creature, named Dolomedes briangreenei, is around the size of a human palm and can locate its prey by detecting vibrations while skimming around on the surface.  

Infant refugee becomes face of Australia's tough asylum seeker policies

Infant refugee becomes face of Australia's tough asylum seeker policies

The infant, known only by the pseudonym Asha, Nepalese for "hope", has humanised hundreds of anonymous asylum seekers.

PHOTOS: India vs Australia, 2nd ODI - Brisbane

PHOTOS: India vs Australia, 2nd ODI - Brisbane

India scored 308 runs from 50 overs as Australia chased down the target with an over to spare.

India's tour of Australia: Visitors need hitman Rohit Sharma to continue good run

India's tour of Australia: Visitors need hitman Rohit Sharma to continue good run

Rohit's outing against the Aussies in ODIs have been good throughout his career.

This Brisbane vampire loves 'the metallic taste and texture' of human blood

This Brisbane vampire loves 'the metallic taste and texture' of human blood

A 38-year-old make-up artist from Brisbane has made headlines in the Australian media for her bizarre obsession for drinking human blood directly from the wound of her partner.

Windies facing embarrassing loss in Test warm-up

Windies facing embarrassing loss in Test warm-up

Jason Holder was left reeling on his back after he copped a nasty blow to the groin from paceman Ryan Lees.

Mitchell Johnson admits he mulled retirement post Ashes defeat

Mitchell Johnson admits he mulled retirement post Ashes defeat

Mitchell Johnson admitted he considered calling it quits after four teammates retired after Ashes series.

New Zealand head to Brisbane early

New Zealand head to Brisbane early

New Zealand will travel to Brisbane early to acclimatize to local conditions.

Cricket Australia puts heat on Gabba to spruce up

Cricket Australia puts heat on Gabba to spruce up

A failure to keep up with the times has already cost one iconic Australian cricket ground lucrative test matches and the pressure is now on Brisbane`s Woolloongabba ground to modernise.

Man mauled by shark in Australia

A man was attacked by a shark on Australia`s east coast Thursday, close to where a Japanese surfer was killed earlier this year, rescue officials said.

Watch: Fast N Facts @ 4.30 pm

Watch Fast N Facts at 4.30 pm.

Roger Federer trumps Andreas Seppi for 8th Halle title

Roger Federer trumps Andreas Seppi for 8th Halle title

Roger Federer won the Halle Open for a record-extending eighth time on Sunday by beating Italy`s Andreas Seppi 7-6(1) 6-4 in a successful dress rehearsal on grass ahead of Wimbledon.

Australia 2028 Games bid would have 'great chance': IOC chief Thomas Bach

Australia 2028 Games bid would have 'great chance': IOC chief Thomas Bach

A bid from Australia to host the Summer Olympics for the third time would have a "great chance" of winning what he hoped would be a hotly-contested bidding process, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.

Australian boy fitted with world's first diabetic insulin pump

 An eight-year-old boy from the Australian city of Brisbane has been fitted with the world's first device to reduce his risk of a hypoglycaemic attack -- a medical emergency that results in an abnormally diminished content of glucose in the blood, a media report said on Wednesday.

Australian Olympic Committee backs study for 2028 bid

Australian Olympic Committee backs study for 2028 bid

The Australian Olympic Committee has given its backing to a study looking into a possible Brisbane-centred bid to host the 2028 Summer Games.

David Warner was cabbie for Kerala team in Brisbane before cricket stardom

David Warner was cabbie for Kerala team in Brisbane before cricket stardom

Swashbuckling opening batsman David Warner used to assist regular driver of the Australian cricket Institute's van in Brisbane before attaining international recognition as an explosive batsman.

Cricket World Cup: Brendan Taylor can`t comprehend Zimababwe's loss to Pakistan

Cricket World Cup: Brendan Taylor can`t comprehend Zimababwe's loss to Pakistan

Zimbabwe wicketkeeper Brendan Taylor said he couldn`t comprehend his team`s 20-run loss to Pakistan at the World Cup in Brisbane on Sunday.

Cricket World Cup: Relieved Misbah-ul-Haq tells Pakistan batsmen to shape-up

Cricket World Cup: Relieved Misbah-ul-Haq tells Pakistan batsmen to shape-up

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq told his batsmen to shape-up or ship out of the World Cup after the 1992 champions scraped a 20-run win over Zimbabwe on Sunday.

ICC World Cup: Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura injured

ICC World Cup: Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura injured

Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura was helped off the field Sunday in the 24th over of their cricket World Cup Pool B encounter against Pakistan with a suspected torn quadricep.