Mass drug overdose at Melbourne dance festival
More than 20 people were hospitalized, many in a critical condition, after overdosing on drugs at a Melbourne dance music festival on Saturday night,...
Sunday 19 February 2017 02:33
Federer defeats Nadal to win fifth Australian Open, 18th grand slam
Roger Federer added another honour to his superlative career, defeating hot rival Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to win a record 18 grand slam singles...
Sunday 29 January 2017 14:20
Serena Williams wins seventh Australian Open; record 23rd grand slam
Serena Williams wrote more history with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of sister Venus to claim a record 23rd Open Era grand slam singles title with a seventh Australian...
Saturday 28 January 2017 11:09
Lucic-Baroni turns back the clock to reach Melbourne semi-finals
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock almost two decades on Wednesday, as the evergreen Croatian outsider upset fifth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4...
Wednesday 25 January 2017 03:33
Four, including a child, killed as car hits pedestrians in Melbourne
A young child is among four people killed in the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday when a man known to the police for domestic violence-related issues...
Friday 20 January 2017 05:47
Three charged over foiled Christmas Day terror attack in Australia
Three Australian men have been charged with offences related to planning a major terrorist attack on Christmas Day targeting landmark locations in Melbourne,...
Friday 23 December 2016 00:05
Melbourne bank explosion injures 27, six in critical condition
A 21-year-old man set himself on fire in a Melbourne bank Friday, causing an explosion that left himself and five others in a critical condition, police said...
Friday 18 November 2016 06:21
Australian mining giant BHP Billiton posts 6-billion-dollar loss
The world's top iron ore producer BHP Billiton on Tuesday posted a 6.4-billion-dollar loss for 2015-16, the first full-year statutory loss in the history of...
Tuesday 16 August 2016 09:12
Untouchable Djokovic seals sixth Melbourne title over Murray
Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open for a record-levelling sixth time on Sunday as he hammered Andy Murray 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) to claim the 11th grand slam...
Sunday 31 January 2016 12:53
Australian Open title-winners
Title-winners at the Australian Open which ended on Sunday: Men's singles Women's singles - Angelique Kerber, Germany, Men's doubles - Jamie...
Sunday 31 January 2016 12:40
Europe to face Rest of the World in new Ryder Cup-style Laver event
Roger Federer's TEAM8 management company on Friday took the lead from golf's Ryder Cup in announcing the 2017 start of the Laver Cup, a Europe versus Rest of...
Friday 29 January 2016 10:41
Suspicions over match fixing of mixed doubles in Melbourne
Suspicions of match-fixing clouded the Australian Open on Monday after an online bookmaker reported an unexpected spike in bets on a mixed doubles match, a...
Monday 25 January 2016 07:16
Djokovic survives Simon scare; faultless Federer glides through
Novak Djokovic survived an almighty fright from Frenchman Gilles Simon, as the defending champion struggled to a 6-3, 6-7 (1-6), 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win for a place...
Sunday 24 January 2016 14:34
Federer untouchable in 25-ace rout of Dolgopolov
Roger Federer rained down a barrage of 25 aces on Wednesday as the Swiss third seed crushed Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 to book a place in the third...
Wednesday 20 January 2016 08:14
Confident Djokovic sweet on success as Melbourne title defence begins
Gluten-free fitness fanatic Novak Djokovic handed out "healthy" chocolate treats to the media on Sunday as the 2015 season dominator prepared for another...
Sunday 17 January 2016 07:22