Hazardous Sydney smoke turns up heat in Australia's climate politics

Sydney choked in some of the worst pollution seen in the city on Tuesday as more than 100 fires raged across the east coast, turning the daytime sky orange, obscuring visibility and disrupting public transport services as air quality plunged.

Dec 11, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

Roger Federer withdraws from inaugural ATP Cup

Roger Federer has taken this decision so that he can spend more time with his family. Federer's decision to withdraw means Switzerland can no longer take part in the nation-based event on Jan. 3-12 and that six more countries will now qualify, based on the world rankings of their top players.

Oct 30, 2019, 16:23 PM IST

Uzbek freestyle wrestler Artur Taymazov stripped of London 2012 gold medal

Taymazov, whose gold in the 2008 Olympics was taken away in 2017 after a re-testing of samples from the Beijing Games was conducted, is the 60th athlete to be disqualified from the London Olympics after the event.

Jul 24, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

World's first 'Green concrete' trial begins in Sydney

Researchers from the University of New South Wales, Sydney and research and innovation hub called CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) would use results from the trial to create the first set of industry guidelines for "geopolymer" concrete.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Most diamonds formed from ancient seabeds

In experiments recreating the extreme pressures and temperatures found 200 kilometres underground, researchers have demonstrated that seawater in sediment from the bottom of the ocean reacts in the right way to produce the balance of salts found in diamonds.

Jun 06, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

Indian-origin woman dentist killed in Australia; body found in suitcase

Preethi Reddy's body was found stuffed in a suitcase in her car parked in an eastern Sydney street, New South Wales Police said.

Mar 06, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

Name your ex after deadly snake this Valentine's Day- Sydney Zoo starts bizarre competition

Those who fill the form will get to know that their ex has been named after a deadly snake, the Zoo authorities said.

Feb 14, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

Australian Open: Epic Serena Williams win took toll, Karolina Pliskova says after Naomi Osaka loss

Pliskova was down 1-5 against Williams in the final set, before producing a fightback to claim a quarter-final win over the American great.

Jan 24, 2019, 16:17 PM IST

Australian Open: Petra Kvitova stuns Ashleigh Barty to reach semi-finals

The two-time Wimbledon champion will meet American sensation Danielle Collins on Thursday for a place in the final. 

Jan 22, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Indian astrologer arrested in Australia for sexually assaulting teenage girl

The self-proclaimed fortune teller was identified as 31-year-old Arjun Maniyappa, and the victim was reportedly a 14-year-old girl.

Jan 22, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Bhuvneshwar Kumar targeting perfect yorkers ahead of Adelaide ODI

In the absence of pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar was seen bowling with a shoe at the base of the stumps in order to perfect his control.

Jan 14, 2019, 14:01 PM IST

Injury layoff affected performance in first ODI: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Kumar was not picked in the playing XI despite being a part of the squad for the recently concluded four-match Test series, which reflected in his performance during the slog overs.

Jan 14, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

India vs Australia: Bhuvneshwar Kumar 12th Indian pacer to pick 100 ODI wickets

The 28-year-old bowler has picked 100 ODI wickets in just 96 clashes at an average of 37.88 and astounding economy rate of 4.98.

Jan 13, 2019, 11:09 AM IST

Watch: Rohit Sharma learns how to 'floss dance' in Australia

There is certainly no shortage of confidence and enthusiasm in the camp as evident from Rohit Sharma's attempts to learn how to 'floss dance'. 

Jan 13, 2019, 09:11 AM IST

1st ODI: Rohit Sharma surpasses Virat Kohli, first Indian to register 5 ODI tons in Australia

Not only this, he also enjoys the unique distinction of recording the joint-most centuries in Australia amongst visiting batsmen, alongside former Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara. 

Jan 13, 2019, 08:21 AM IST

Battling Petra Kvitova downs Ashleigh Barty to clinch Sydney International title

Kvitova will begin her campaign at the Australian Open against Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova on January 14. 

Jan 12, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

New test better recognises kids who need oral or IV antibiotics

The team developed the risk score with 285 children aged six months to 18 years having cellulitis.

Jan 08, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

ATP Cup men's team event goes to Sydney, Brisbane

Brisbane will host ATP Cup matches along with the existing WTA event for women but there is likely to be no men`s draw at the Brisbane International from next year.

Jan 07, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

List of India's overseas Test series wins

With the win in Australia, Virat Kohli has become the first Indian and Asian captain to lift a trophy Down Under.

Jan 07, 2019, 10:20 AM IST

Rain-hit Sydney Test ends in draw, India clinch maiden series win in Australia

India clinched their first-ever Test series win in Australia after the rain-marred fourth and the final Test between the two sides ended in a dramatic draw at the SCG on Monday.

Jan 07, 2019, 05:25 AM IST