Long-serving Matt Parish has quit as coach of the Samoan rugby league team after guiding his side to the World Cup final in England last year.
Police have charged 19 men in Australia with child sex abuse offenses and rescued 13 children from further harm following FBI tips last year about an international online criminal network.
Australia has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup after looking in danger of exiting the tournament in the first round.
Sam Kerr has been named as a substitute for Australia’s round-of-16 match against Denmark at the Women’s World Cup.
Mitchell Marsh is in line to captain Australia for the first time because of an injury to Pat Cummins for a limited-overs tour to South Africa ahead of the Cricket World Cup.
Sam Kerr wasn’t needed as co-host Australia advanced to the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup by beating Canada 4-0 in a make-or-break final group game.
The verdict is still out on the legitimacy of both Australia and England at the Women’s World Cup, where each team has a chance Monday to move into the quarterfinals and make a claim as true tournament contenders.
Tries on debut to winger Shaun Stevenson and backrower Samipeni Finau helped the All Blacks rally from 17-3 down at halftime to beat the Wallabies in the second Bledisloe Cup match.
Jennifer Valente gave the U.S. its second gold medal in as many days at the cycling world championships Friday with her victory in the scratch race.
On Thursday, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced that Keith Urban was among its class of 2023 inductees.
Australia’s game against Denmark on Monday in the round of 16 will be its second must-win game in the Women’s World Cup.
China is lifting a stifling 3-year-old tariff on Australian barley in a sign of an improving bilateral trade relationship since Australia’s government changed.
The second Bledisloe Cup test between New Zealand and Australia in one sense is a dead rubber but in another it’s a match of last chances.
Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta is keeping its promise to block news content in Canada on its platforms in response to a new law that requires tech giants to pay publishers for linking to or otherwise repurposing their content online.
Australia will have a new captain and the All Blacks will field a new-look lineup when they meet in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday in the second Bledisloe Cup test.
Australia and England have been docked points in the World Test Championship for their slow over rates during the recently completed Ashes series.
An Australian Senate committee has recommended a ban on the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok from federal government devices be extended to China’s most popular social media platform, WeChat.
England coach Brendon McCullum believes his players’ performances in the Ashes further validate the “Bazball” blueprint that has delivered a year-long undefeated streak in test series under the New Zealander.
Denmark has advanced to the round of 16 of the Women’s World Cup for the first time since 1995 after defeating Haiti 2-0 in its last group-stage match.
Indonesian officials say they have suspended the import of live cattle from four Australian facilities after finding 13 live cattle infected with lumpy skin disease or LSD, which is highly contagious.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said his government is standing firm against the United States over the prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Australia’s central bank has left its benchmark interest rate on hold at 4.1% for a second consecutive month raising expectations that rates might have reached their peak or are close to plateauing in the current cycle.
The Australian government has welcomed a draft UNESCO decision to a lift a threat of downgrading the Great Barrier Reef to an endangered World Heritage site.
Australian middle-distance runner Peter Bol has been cleared of EPO use by the country’s anti-doping agency.
In what could have been Canada star Christine Sinclair’s last Women’s World Cup match, she and her Olympic champion teammates have been eliminated by Australia 4-0 in a group-stage finale.
Matildas fans had to hope for a new scorer with Sam Kerr sidelined yet again. Hayley Raso scored twice in the first half of a 4-0 win over Canada to keep Australia in contention in the Women’s World Cup it is co-hosting.
Nigeria coach Randy Waldrum knew his Super Falcons were in for a tough time when the groups for the Women’s World Cup were drawn.
Stuart Broad delivered a fitting finale to his cricket career by taking the last two wickets to clinch England a series-tying victory on Day 5 of the fifth Ashes test against Australia.
Haley Raso has scored her first Women’s World Cup goals at just the right time, with a first-half brace in Australia’s 4-0 win over Canada in the pivotal group-stage finale.
Injured striker Sam Kerr was ready to play but wasn’t required for Australia in a 4-0 win over Canada that earned the Women’s World Cup co-hosts top spot in Group B and knocked the Olympic champions out of the tournament.