Hawthorn overpower Swans to win back-to-back Australian titles
Hawthorn overpower Swans to win back-to-back Australian titles

Melbourne side Hawthorn smashed the Sydney Swans by 63 points in the Australian Football League grand final to win their 12th premiership in Melbourne on Saturday.

Marin Cilic, Kei Nishikori join Roger Federer at Brisbane
Marin Cilic, Kei Nishikori join Roger Federer at Brisbane

US Open champion Marin Cilic and runner-up Kei Nishikori will use the Brisbane International as their lead-up to next year`s Australian Open, tournament organisers said on Thursday.

Man found selling IS flags in Australia

A man in Australia was found selling flags of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS), media reported Thursday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy visits Lahore
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy visits Lahore

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy made its first public appearance in Pakistan on Wednesday at the iconic Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore as part of its global tour.

Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown
Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown

Michael Brown knows the success or otherwise of January`s Asian Cup rests on one thing. Getting Australian backsides on stadium seats.

Michael Clarke rules out ODI retirement
Michael Clarke rules out ODI retirement

Australia captain Michael Clarke has dismissed any suggestions he might quit one day cricket after returning home from the Zimbabwe tour with a hamstring injury.

Asian drivers don't know road rules: Aus lawmaker

An Australian lawmaker has landed himself in controversy after saying that drivers of Asian descent have "no comprehension" of road rules and prescribing a driving test for foreigners wanting to drive in the country.

David Richardson pleased with 2015 Cricket World Cup preparations
David Richardson pleased with 2015 Cricket World Cup preparations

Chief Executive David Richardson has expressed satisfaction with preparations for next year's ODI World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after receiving detailed updates in Melbourne and Wellington this week.

Indian community launches its first museum in Australia

Indian diaspora in Australia has opened its first museum comprising over 1200 rare pieces including pictures, paintings, photographs, coins and stamps here on the Independence day.

Australian hospital accidentally declares 200 patients dead

An Australian hospital apologised "unreservedly" after sending out notices to the doctors of more than 200 patients telling them they had died instead of being discharged.

Juventus greeted by 500 fans in Sydney

Hundreds of football fans swarmed Sydney Airport Friday to catch a glimpse of their favourite Juventus players as they touched down in Australia for their A-League All-Stars match Sunday.

Melbourne secures Australian Grand Prix until 2020

Melbourne has secured the Australian Formula One Grand Prix until 2020 after striking a new deal that will reduce the taxpayer subsidy of around $50 million a year, the head of the Victoria state government said on Sunday.

Family of Indian man missing in Australia appeals for help

A family of a 27-year-old Indian man who has been missing since May this year has appealed for help in tracing him.

No sport more susceptible to match-fixing than tennis, tweets ex-ASADA boss

Former Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) boss Richard Ings has tweeted that no sport is easier to fix than tennis as it takes only one player to fix a match.

Six Australians nabbed from `tennis match-fixing ring`

Six Australians, some of them tennis players, were Friday arrested in connection with an alleged international tennis match-fixing ring.

Top AIDS experts among Malaysian flight crash victims

Some of the world`s top AIDS experts, bound for an international conference in Melbourne, Australia, were among those killed in Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash, authorities said.

41 Lankans illegally trying to enter Australia sent back

Forty one Sri Lankans, including four Tamils, attempting to enter Australia illegally by boat last month as part of a maritime people smuggling venture, have been handed over to Sri Lankan authorities, officials here said today.

Looking forward to Modi`s visit to take ties further: Australian MP

In a bid to further deepen ties with India, Australia is looking forward to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he is expected to attend the G20 Summit in Brisbane.

ICC says suspect bowling should face more scrutiny

Suspect bowling actions should face more scrutiny, a senior International Cricket Council official said Wednesday, with reporting and testing up for discussion.

Indian-origin woman honoured with international radio award

An Indian-origin woman in Australia has been honoured with an international radio award for her documentary exploring family and domestic violence.