LONDON/BENGALURU Global mining company Anglo American Plc on Friday named a new finance director with a track record in cost-cutting and debt reduction at Australian iron ore giant Fortescue .
SYDNEY A potential bid to host the 2028 Olympics from Brisbane gained further traction on Friday with the Australian Olympic Committee backing the decision to fund a further feasibility study.
WELLINGTON New Zealand Rugby (NZR) lobbied furiously to change the Super Rugby playoffs format but were knocked back by South Africa and Australia, the organisation's chief executive Steve Tew has said.
LONDON Australian Daniel Ricciardo has spoken of the awkward pre-podium silences between Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, while tipping the latter for the season's Formula One title.
SINGAPORE By dallying over raising interest rates the U.S. Federal Reserve made it easier this week for central banks in the Asia Pacific to stay dovish, with Indonesia lowering rates on Thursday and Australia and New Zealand saying they could cut later.
SYDNEY Rugby World Cup winner Brad Thorn is expected to make his return to top-class rugby at the age of 41 on Saturday after he was named in the Queensland Country squad to play in Australia's National Rugby Championship.
SYDNEY Uncapped hooker Tolu Latu and winger Sefa Naivalu have been called up to the Australia squad for their final two Rugby Championship matches against South Africa and Argentina.
As world number two Dustin Johnson snaps at the metaphorical heels of top dog Jason Day of Australia, the game's leading player has identified the reasons for the American's elevation to the cusp of the global pecking order.
MELBOURNE India's Suzlon Energy Ltd is seeking Australian partners to develop local wind farms as it taps a surge in global investor appetite for green energy assets after the Paris climate agreement, its managing director said on Wednesday.
CARTAGENA, Colombia Colombia's centre-right government and the Marxist FARC rebel group signed a peace deal on Monday to end a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and once took the Andean country to the brink of collapse. | Video