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Sri Lanka vs Australia: Thisara Perera penalised, Mitchell Starc reprimanded for ICC code of conduct breaches

Sri Lanka vs Australia: Thisara Perera penalised, Mitchell Starc reprimanded for ICC code of conduct breaches

After the conclusion of the match, which Sri Lanka won by 82 runs to level the five-match series.

`No radicalisation` in Australia stabbing death: Police

A Frenchman who allegedly stabbed a young British woman backpacker to death while saying "Allahu Akbar" in fact has no sign of radicalisation, the Australian Police said Thursday.

Terror motive suspected in Australia stabbing attack

Australian authorities have not ruled out terror motivations after a French national allegedly attacked three people in a northern Australian hostel, said a police official on Wednesday.

Australians to vote on same-sex marriage in February 2017

Australians will head to the polls in February 2017 to vote on legalising same-sex marriage.

Australian athletes detained in Rio Olympics 2016 for tampering with IDs

Australian athletes detained in Rio Olympics 2016 for tampering with IDs

They were taken before a judge and let off in return for payment of 10,000 reais (US$3,120)fines.

Sri Lanka vs Australia: Struggling Aussies look for ODI redemption

Sri Lanka vs Australia: Struggling Aussies look for ODI redemption

Australia will look to restore some battered pride when they begin their one-day series against Sri Lanka tomorrow, hoping that some fresh blood can help reverse a string of defeats on a miserable tour.

Relief for Adani as Australian court turns down appeal

Relief for Adani as Australian court turns down appeal

An Australian court on Friday turned down the application of an Indigenous group from Down Under challenging the mining leases awarded to India-based energy major Adani Group`s $21 billion Carmichael coal mine project.

Rangana Herath wrecks Australia, Sri Lanka sweep series 3-0

Rangana Herath wrecks Australia, Sri Lanka sweep series 3-0

Herath (7-64) claimed a 13-wicket match haul to bag the man-of-the-match award while his 28 wickets from three tests also made him the obvious choice for the man-of-the-series award.

Australia returns Sri Lankans from `people-smuggling` boat

Australia has returned home six Sri Lankans which it said were onboard a "people smuggling boat" after intercepting it at sea, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said Wednesday.

Kaushal Silva ton dims Aussie hopes of win against Sri Lanka in Colombo

Kaushal Silva ton dims Aussie hopes of win against Sri Lanka in Colombo

The 30-year-old, mixing dogged defence and controlled aggression, put together a crucial 90-run partnership with first innings centurion Dinesh Chandimal to thwart the Australian attack.

Rangana Herath thwarts Aussies after Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh score tons

Rangana Herath thwarts Aussies after Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh score tons

The hosts, 2-0 up in the series, then lost nightwatchman Dilruwan Perera (eight) leg before to paceman Mitchell Starc as they reached 22 for one in their second innings at stumps.

Germany and Netherlands in Rio Olympics 2016 Men's hockey semi-final

Germany and Netherlands in Rio Olympics 2016 Men's hockey semi-final

The last ten minutes were utterly thrilling, with Germany piling on the pressure before eventually going for broke by replacing goalkeeper Nicolas Jacobi with an outfield player with six minutes remaining.

Demands grow for inquiry into Australia refugee abuse

Australia was Monday facing growing opposition demands for an inquiry into its treatment of asylum-seekers on remote Pacific islands after further allegations emerged of abuse against refugees.

Consumption of seafood in Australia could prove fatal; authorities warn against deadly algae bloom!

Consumption of seafood in Australia could prove fatal; authorities warn against deadly algae bloom!

The seafood items that have made it to the authorities' 'unsafe list' are wild oysters, mussels, scallops and pipis from anywhere along the island's east coast.

Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh half-centuries keep Australia afloat in Colombo Test against Lanka

Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh half-centuries keep Australia afloat in Colombo Test against Lanka

Dinesh Chandimal, who started Sunday on 64, was the hero of the day after his dogged 132 helped Sri Lanka post a challenging 355.

Dhananjaya de Silva maiden ton steers Sri Lanka to 214-5 against Australia

Dhananjaya de Silva maiden ton steers Sri Lanka to 214-5 against Australia

The 24-year-old De Silva, who made his debut at the start of this series, survived a dropped catch on 104 by Shaun Marsh at cover with Starc being the unlucky bowler.

Dhananjaya de Silva leads Sri Lanka fightback with his maiden hundred against Australia in Colombo

Dhananjaya de Silva leads Sri Lanka fightback with his maiden hundred against Australia in Colombo

Paceman Suranga Lakmal recovered from a hamstring injury to replace Vishwa Fernando in the only change for the hosts from the team that beat Australia by 229 runs in Galle.

Aussie dad sees footy future for gold medal swimmer

Aussie dad sees footy future for gold medal swimmer

Australian teen sensation Kyle Chalmers may have won a swimming gold medal in Rio, but his dad, a former Aussie Rules player, still sees a future for his son on the pitch.

MH370 search agency retracts ''death dive'' theory

MH370 was carrying 239 passengers and crew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing when it disappeared on March 8, 2014.

Australian state considers proposal to decriminalise abortion

Australia's state parliament of New South Wales (NSW) is considering a proposal which will decriminalise abortion, local media reported on Thursday.