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Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez desperate to show Arsenal his worth in bid to seal semi-finals spot for Chile

Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez desperate to show Arsenal his worth in bid to seal semi-finals spot for Chile

Sanchez has a year left on his Gunners contract but is yet to sign a new deal with Arsenal and has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich.

Manny Pacquiao vows to to leave Australia as world champion

The eight-weight world champion has said he is using the bout as an opportunity to prove he remains a global force at the age of 38 as he juggles boxing with a full-time job as a senator in the Philippines.

Australia welcomes charges against alleged Bali bombing mastermind

Australia on Saturday welcomed charges against a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of masterminding the 2002 Bali bombings in which 202 people were killed, including 88 Australians.

Sydney to erect barricades to prevent vehicle attacks: Police

Sydney to erect barricades to prevent vehicle attacks: Police

Australia's largest city was also considering more permanent measures such as bollards, garden beds or other landscaping features in Martin Place, which houses a war memorial, the headquarters of the Reserve Bank of Australia, the US Consulate General, a hotel and many luxury retail outlets.

Australia to resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets soon

Mark Binskin says the warplanes had been occupied recently supporting Iraqi security forces in retaking the city of Mosul. 

Australia suspends air strikes in Syria: Government

Russia said on Monday it would treat US-led coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates in Syria as potential targets and track them with missile systems and military aircraft.
 

Australia announces online visitor visa facility for Indians

Indians will now be able to visit Australia more conveniently after the government announced online visitor visa facility for them from July 1 to cash in on the rising popularity of the country as a holiday destination.

53 years later, Australia leaves Cyprus peacekeeping force

Three Australians were killed in the line of duty in what was the country's first policing contribution to a peacekeeping mission.

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Since its inception in 1997, the Confederations Cup has been won four times by Brazil, twice by France and once by Mexico.

Australian TV journalist hit by bullet in Philippines city

An Australian journalist says he is fine after being hit by a bullet in his neck while covering the Philippine military's assault against militants aligned with the Islamic State group in a southern city.

Australian police arrest man for allegedly supplying gun in deadly Melbourne attack

Victoria state police said in a statement on their website that the man had been charged with four offences and would appear in court on June 14.
 

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Steve Smith had given me little batting tip in India during IPL 10, says Ben Stokes

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Steve Smith had given me little batting tip in India during IPL 10, says Ben Stokes

But the Australia captain could have been forgiven for wondering why he`d said anything at all as England all-rounder Stokes`s blistering unbeaten century condemned Smith`s men to an early Champions Trophy exit at Edgbaston on Saturday.

FIH's Hockey Pro League to kick off in January 2019

The teams that did not make the final selection for the men's League were Ireland, Malaysia and Spain, whilst those not chosen for the women's League were Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Japan and Spain women.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sachin Tendulkar picks his four semi-finalists

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sachin Tendulkar picks his four semi-finalists

Ahead on India's crucial do-or-die clash against South Africa, former international cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has come forth to reveal his choice of the top four teams that are likely to make it to the semi-final stage of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Twitterati hails Ben Stokes for sensational hundred against Australia

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Twitterati hails Ben Stokes for sensational hundred against Australia

Even whilst England were preparing for the ICC Champions Trophy prior to its start, skipper Eoin Morgan, in his pre-tournament press conference mentioned about his ample hope for and showered immense praise on Ben Stokes.

Australia to build first prison aimed at isolating militants

Australia to build first prison aimed at isolating militants

The unit will be within a maximum-security prison and have capacity for 54 inmates, who will be isolated and intensely monitored, said the state`s Premier Gladys Berejiklian.
 

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Ben Stokes can 'go through roof' after downing Australia, says Eoin Morgan

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Ben Stokes can 'go through roof' after downing Australia, says Eoin Morgan

England, already through to the semi-finals of a tournament featuring the world`s top eight one-day international sides, were reeling at 35 for three chasing a target of 278 at Edgbaston on Saturday.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia vs England – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia vs England – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

In a nutshell, it is a do-or-die situation for Australia when they take on title favourites England, at Edgbaston, today.

Saudi Arabia's football bosses apologise after facing backlash for disrespecting minute's silence for London attack

Saudi Arabia's football bosses apologise after facing backlash for disrespecting minute's silence for London attack

During the silence, the team from Saudi Arabia continued jogging, passing the ball between each other and taking their positions on the field.