Nick Kyrgios stumbles but rebounds to keep Australian Open campaign alive
Despite dropping a set, the mercurial Australian shows more than a glimpse of his immense talent as he beats experienced Frenchman Gilles Simon to move a step closer to a dream match-up with Rafael Nadal.
Nadal, Halep power into third round as Pliskova remains perfect
The men's top seed advances unscathed in Melbourne, as Simon Halep gets past British qualifier Harriet Dart on Rod Laver Arena to reach the last 32.
More tennis players than ever are playing into their 30s — here's why
In the past, 30 was old for men's tennis stars. Roger Federer is 38 this year and continuing his success. What's changed?
The most hotly anticipated NBA debut since LeBron James did not disappoint
Zion Williamson puts the rest of the NBA on notice as he scores 17 straight points in a three-minute stretch on his professional debut, proving he is more than just an insane athlete.
Bowling club wants to know why it missed out on 'modest' $40,000 government sports grant
A regional bowling club wants to know why its application for a grant was rejected as the sports grants controversy heats up.
Young Aussie Alexei Popyrin shows why he is the real deal with Australian Open triumph
The lanky 20-year-old is a star on the rise and he will next get to show his worth when he takes on fourth seed Danill Medvedev in the third round in Melbourne.
Scott Morrison outsources Bridget McKenzie's career to the bureaucrats she ignored
The fate of embattled Nationals deputy Bridget McKenzie's ministerial career lies in the hands of the very public service she ignored, as the Prime Minister seeks to shield himself from the sports rorts fallout, write political reporters Lucy Barbour and Jane Norman.
Matildas' Olympic qualifiers relocated due to coronavirus outbreak in China
With the Chinese city of Wuhan in lockdown amid a deadly virus outbreak, the Matildas' crucial upcoming Olympic qualifiers have been relocated to Nanjing.