SYDNEY - Former Australia test batsman Justin Langer ruled himself out of the running for the England and India coaching jobs by signing a two-year contract extension with Western Australia on Tuesday.
SYDNEY - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday ruled out an amnesty for Australian citizens seeking to quit foreign militant groups and return home in the wake of media reports that his government was negotiating with potential defectors.
- Australia's Minjee Lee wrapped up her first LPGA victory on Monday, completing three holes to finish a 65 for a two-shot win at the rain-delayed Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Virginia.
SYDNEY - Australia test opener Chris Rogers appears set to retire from international cricket after the upcoming Ashes series in England.
SYDNEY - Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has decided to make March's World Cup final his last one-day international and announced his retirement from the format on Sunday.
SYDNEY - It was always going to be a tall order for New South Wales Waratahs to become the first Australian side to retain the Super Rugby title but the task got that bit harder with the ACT Brumbies' win over the Lions on Saturday.
SYDNEY - Australia captain Michael Clarke has absolutely no doubt England will be a weaker side without batsman Kevin Pietersen when the Ashes rivalry resumes in Cardiff on July 8.
SEOUL - Australian Jason Norris will take a two-shot lead into Sunday's final round of the Maekyung Open as he bids to become the first non-Korean to win the tournament in a decade.
SYDNEY/WASHINGTON - Australia said on Friday a senior U.S. defence official misspoke when he told U.S. lawmakers the Pentagon planned to send B-1 bombers to Australia, while a Pentagon spokesman said future military rotations to Australia were not finalised.
DUBLIN - Ireland appears to have voted heavily in favour of allowing same-sex marriage in a historic referendum that marks a dramatic social shift in the traditionally Catholic country, government ministers and opponents of the bill said on Saturday.