MELBOURNE - The resounding thud of South Africa's fall on home soil capped an intriguing season of test cricket that has seen the establishment rocked and an ambitious Australia return to court with a swagger.
LONDON - Daniel Ricciardo will have the number three on his car when he makes his Red Bull race debut as world champion Sebastian Vettel's new team mate at his home Australian Grand Prix on March 16.
LONDON - If the tough get going when the going gets tough, then the Formula One season starting in Australia next week should offer Sebastian Vettel ample opportunity to roll up his sleeves and play the paddock hard man.
MELBOURNE - Australia coach Ewen McKenzie has backed David Pocock to return to top-flight rugby and push for a World Cup berth in 2015 after the flanker underwent a second knee reconstruction in just over a year.
LONDON - Ecuador, three goals down at halftime, take home a vital World Cup lesson after their second half fightback gave them a 4-3 win over Australia on Wednesday, coach Reinaldo Rueda said.
CAPE TOWN - When Ryan Harris hobbled into Newlands for the final day of the third test against South Africa on Wednesday, it seemed unlikely he would end up being the man to clinch the series for Australia.
CAPE TOWN - Australia's Ryan Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third test on a dramatic day in which a third umpire decision came close to deciding the outcome of the match.
SYDNEY - Hong Kong investment firm Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd may block Australian gas transporter APA Group's A$2.06 billion ($1.84 billion) takeover of smaller rival Envestra Ltd , two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
SYDNEY - Australia's economy picked up pace last quarter as surging resource exports and a revival in consumption offset weakness in business spending -- a sign it was weathering a slowdown in a once-in-a-century mining investment boom.
KUALA LUMPUR/HANOI - A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing off the Vietnamese coast on Saturday as it flew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and was presumed to have crashed. | Video
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