Australia

January 16, 2023
January 16, 2023

Top seed Swiatek survives tough opening test at Australian Open

World number one Iga Swiatek survived a tough examination against Jule Niemeier on Monday to reach the second round of the Australian Open.

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

Australia pull out of Afghan series over Taliban crackdown on women

Australia pulled out of an upcoming one-day series against Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday citing Taliban moves to further restrict women's rights.

January 8, 2023
January 8, 2023

South Africa dig in to hold Australia to Sydney draw

South Africa dug deep to deny Australia a 3-0 series sweep with a battling draw in the rain-disrupted third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday, finally finding some fight on the final day of a miserable tour.

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

Australia reign on gloomy day one

Marnus Labuschagne and Usman Khawaja grabbed half-centuries as Australia made the best of a rainy day one to be 147 for two at stumps in the third Test against a frustrated South Africa in Sydney on Wednesday.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Cricket Australia seals billion dollar broadcast rights deal

Cricket Australia sealed a record Aus$1.5 billion (US$1.02 billion) extension of its domestic TV rights deal Tuesday, calling it an important commercial outcome for the sport.

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

Warner slams double century in 100th Test

Australia's veteran opener David Warner hit a double century on Tuesday against South Africa in his 100th Test before being helped off the Melbourne Cricket Ground in agony.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Boland retains spot for Boxing Day Test

Australian seamer Scott Boland was Sunday confirmed to start the Boxing Day second Test in Melbourne ahead of an "underdone" Josh Hazlewood, while South Africa suggested they could shake up their batting line up.

December 24, 2022
December 24, 2022

Warner fires shot at Cricket Australia over leadership appeal

Veteran David Warner accused Cricket Australia Saturday of a lack of support in his appeal against a lifetime leadership ban and revealed he struggled mentally during the recent series against the West Indies.

December 18, 2022
December 18, 2022

Australia beat South Africa by six wickets in two-day farce

Australia completed a six-wicket victory within two days in the first test against South Africa on Sunday as the Proteas crumbled on a green Gabba wicket that played straight into the home bowlers' hands.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

Goalkeeper injured as fans invade pitch in Melbourne derby

An Australian A-League clash between Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City was abandoned Saturday after "shocking" scenes when fans stormed the pitch and attacked a goalkeeper, who suffered a suspected concussion.