World number one Ashleigh Barty crashed out of the WTA tournament in Toronto on Tuesday, falling in three sets in her second-round opener to 29th-ranked American Sofia Kenin. Australia’s Barty, the French Open champion who was competing for the first time since a fourth-round exit at Wimbledon,
Ben Stokes hit a stunning unbeaten century as England defeated Australia by one wicket to win an epic third Test at Headingley on Sunday and keep the Ashes alive.
At stumps, England were 156-3, still needing a further 203 runs to reach a target of 359 made all the more imposing after they had collapsed to a woeful 67 all out in the first innings
Philadephia 76ers star Ben Simmons headlines an NBA player-dominated preliminary Australia squad announced on Thursday for this year’s Basketball World Cup in China.
Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal.
The leaders of Fiji and Australia agreed to boost bilateral ties on Monday as they sought to smooth relations following a highly publicised clash over climate change at a Pacific summit last month.
Australia’s government said on Thursday its budget was in balance for the first time in a decade and a surplus this year was all but certain, though fiscal stimulus to boost jobs and growth was still seen unlikely for now.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcoming Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jenny, to the White House with a pomp-filled military arrival ceremony on the South Lawn Friday morning.
Children in Australia and the Pacific Islands kicked off a millions-strong global climate strike on Friday — heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults take action to stave off environmental disaster.