Olympians, costumed athletes join massive Sydney race
Australian Olympian Ben St Lawrence won Sydney's biggest road race for the second time Sunday as almost 80,000 people, including many in fancy dress, took part in the annual run. One of the world's biggest fun runs, the 14-kilometre (8.7 mile) City2Surf race from Sydney city to Bondi beach attracts serious competitors and as well…
Thousands protest Australia's refugee detention policy
Thousands of people marched across major Australian cities Saturday calling for an end to Canberra's offshore detention of asylum-seekers.
Australia bow out as Peru claim World Cup consolation victory
Australia's World Cup ended with a whimper as goals from Andre Carrillo and Paolo Guerrero gave Peru a 2-0 victory in the teams' group finale on Tuesday.
Eriksen the dangerman as Australia bid to shape World Cup destiny
Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign.
World Cup results - 1st update
World Cup results on Saturday: Group C At Kazan France 2 (Griezmann 58-pen, Pogba 81) Australia 1 (Jedinak 62-pen) Group D At Moscow Argentina 1 (Aguero 19) Iceland 1 (Finnbogason 23) Playing later (GMT) Group C At Saransk Peru v Denmark (1600) Group D At Kaliningrad Croatia v Nigeria (1900) World Cup standings after Saturday's…
World Cup: Football fans in Lagos applaud use of goal line technology
Some football fans at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Viewing Center, organised by the Lagos State Government on Saturday expressed satisfaction over the use of the goal line technology. The fans told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that it was a positive development which would definitely produce the right decisions for referees. The French…
Van Marwijk disappointed with VAR decision after defeat to France
Australia coach Bert van Marwijk hit out at Uruguayan referee Andres Cunha following the 2-1 World Cup defeat to France on Saturday that saw VAR used for the first time. Antoine Griezmann scored from the first VAR-assisted penalty awarded in the history of the World Cup in Kazan to give France a 58th minute lead.…
Australia 2018 World Cup team guide: tactics, key players and expert predictions
Photo: Twitter/@Socceroos A change of manager means the Socceroos’ performance will not be easy to predict but Bert van Marwijk is likely to be more pragmatic and use a conventional 4-3-3 Having changed coaches so close to the big dance, Australia head to Russia as very much an unknown quantity. Their former coach Ange Postecoglou…
Too much sex puts Australia marsupials on endangered list
Two marsupial species whose males die after marathon sex sessions have been put on Australia's endangered list, with scientists warning Tuesday they are racing against the clock to save them.