Sean Abbott back in groove with stunning spell
Sean Abbott back in groove with stunning spell

Sean Abbott, who delivered the ball that killed Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, proved he was back in the groove on Friday with a stunning 6-14 as New South Wales demolished Queensland.

More storms likely in Australia's Queensland state Thursday

People in southeast Queensland in Australia may have to brace themselves for more turbulent weather Thursday, with thunderstorms being forecast in Brisbane.

Good governance is starting point of change: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asserted that good governance is the starting point of change and added that reforms launched by his government is aimed at boosting economic growth and improve quality of life.

G20 - PM Narendra Modi in Brisbane: As it happened
G20 - PM Narendra Modi in Brisbane: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attending the G20 Summit in the Australian city of Brisbane on Saturday.

`Syria recruiter` charged with preparing Australia terror attack

 A man arrested in Australian counter-terrorism raids in September is facing fresh charges of preparing a terrorist attack on home soil, police said on Friday.

Woman survives 17 days lost in Australian rainforest

A woman missing for more than two weeks in a rugged Australian rainforest has stumbled out alive after surviving on creek water and small fish, officials and reports said Thursday.

Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov line-up for Brisbane
Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov line-up for Brisbane

French Open champion Maria Sharapova is set to take part in the Brisbane International as a tune-up for January`s Australian Open, along with Grigor Dimitrov, Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Stosur.

Argentina rugby coach says Pumas need consistency
Argentina rugby coach says Pumas need consistency

Argentina rugby coach Daniel Hourcade says the Pumas have to become more consistent if they want to regularly challenge teams like Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Australian man isolated in Ebola scare

An Australian was isolated in hospital on Thursday after he displayed symptoms of Ebola following a trip to Africa but health officials said it is unlikely he has the deadly virus.

Australian man isolated in Ebola scare

An Australian was isolated in hospital Thursday after he displayed symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus following a trip to Africa, health officials said.

Australia paceman Ryan Harris eyes Sheffield Shield return
Australia paceman Ryan Harris eyes Sheffield Shield return

Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris is hoping to be fit in time for the domestic Sheffield Shield season in October as he continues his long recovery from knee surgery.

Timberwolf, the `lucky` koala who survived 88-km ride clinging to a car

Meet Timberwolf, the survivor and an implausibly strong koala, who survived an hour long high speed drive clinging to the bottom of a car that travelled 88km on a busy Australian freeway.

Rush to rescue stranded whale in Australia

Australian authorities struggled to rescue a beached baby whale today and were forced to suspend the operation as fading light hampered efforts to return it to sea.

World`s oldest sperm discovered in Australia

Scientists have discovered the world`s oldest and best-preserved sperm from tiny shrimps, measuring a massive 1.3 millimetres and dating back to 17 million years in Australia.

`Recovering` Harris fighting uphill battle to make Test comeback against Pakistan

Australian Test cricket star Ryan Harris has said that his recovery from knee surgery remains on track as he is fighting an uphill battle to be fit for Tests against Pakistan in October.

Powerful cyclone nears Australia`s Barrier Reef coast

A cyclone packing winds of up to 270 kilometers an hour swept towards Australia`s Great Barrier Reef coast on Friday.

Australia`s northeast coast braces for strongest cyclone in 3 years

Residents and tourists on Friday were evacuating parts of Australia`s northeast coast, home to the Great Barrier Reef, as the strongest cyclone in three years was poised to hit land later in the day.

Australia relaunches National Rugby Championship

Australian rugby chief Bill Pulver said Monday he is confident the relaunched National Rugby Championship can prove the doubters wrong and make a financial profit in its first year.

Emergency warning issued for bushfires in Australia

An emergency warning was issued Saturday for the bushfires burning on North Stradbroke Island in Queensland.

Khawaja takes on Warner in fight for Ashes spot

Forgotten Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has upstaged David Warner and signaled to national selectors that he deserves a chance in the Ashes with a match-winning ton for Queensland against New South Wales .