SYDNEY - Australian police have agreed to assist China in the extradition and seizure of assets of corrupt Chinese officials who have fled with hundreds of millions of dollars in illicit funds, the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper reported on Monday.
MELBOURNE - Australian cricketers will be given an amnesty 'window' until the end of November to report any previous corruption-related information, the country's cricket board said on Monday.
MELBOURNE - Injury-prone all-rounder Shane Watson has been named in Australia's 13-man squad for Twenty20 matches against South Africa next month as he recovers from a calf strain.
- Scott Hend clinched his maiden European Tour title at the Hong Kong Open on Sunday when the Australian saved a par on the crucial 18th hole to force a playoff in which he prevailed over Filipino Angelo Que.
PHILLIP ISLAND Australia - Valentino Rossi rolled back the years to win his sixth premier class Australian Grand Prix on Sunday after world champion Marc Marquez's cruise to a pole-to-flag victory was ended suddenly by a crash on lap 18.
SYDNEY - Michael Cheika is firming as favourite to replace Ewen McKenzie as Australia rugby coach this week but it remains to be seen whether he would want to join an organisation that has shown itself to be so dysfunctional over the last two weeks.
SYDNEY - Australia coach Ewen McKenzie announced his resignation after New Zealand scored a converted try in the last few seconds to claim a dramatic 29-28 victory over the Wallabies in the third Bledisloe Cup test in Brisbane on Saturday.
SYDNEY - Australian rugby was plunged further into crisis on Saturday when under-fire coach Ewen McKenzie resigned a few hours before the Wallabies were beaten 29-28 by New Zealand in Brisbane.
SYDNEY - Factbox on Ewen McKenzie, who resigned as coach of the Australia rugby team on Saturday.
HONG KONG - Hong Kong students and the government stood their ground on Monday ahead of talks aimed at defusing more than three weeks of pro-democracy protests that have blocked traffic around the Chinese-controlled city, but expectations of a breakthrough were low. | Video