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  • Australia's wild weather floods Sydney

    Torrential rain and gale force winds lashes Australia's biggest city Sydney causing commuter chaos, flooding streets, railway stations and homes, grounding flights and leaving hundreds of people without electricity.

  • Passenger's death: Bangladeshi Uber driver found guilty in Sydney

    An Uber driver whose passenger died when he got out of the car and was hit by a bus in Sydney's central business district is found guilty of negligent driving occasioning death.

  • Warner happy to rest for tough Ind Test

    Australia's player of the year David Warner has welcomed a rest before touring India next month saying it's tough preparing for sub-continental conditions.

  • Hayden, Boon inducted into Aus Hall of Fame

    Test greats David Boon, Matthew Hayden and the late Betty Wilson will be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame this week, Cricket Australia said on Sunday.

  • Aus withdraw O'Keefe from BBL ahead of Ind Tests

    Steve O'Keefe's hopes of joining the Australian slow-bowling attack in the four-Test series in India from next month have been boosted after the left-arm spinner was withdrawn from the remainder of the Big Bash League to prepare for the tour.

  • Cibulkova, Wozniacki win in Sydney

    Slovakia's world number six Dominika Cibulkova dropped just two games in blistering heat to win her opening match at the Sydney International on Monday.

  • Misbah to captain Pak in Sydney

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said Monday he will lead the side in the third Test against Australia in Sydney, dismissing suggestions he is about to retire.

  • Aus to prepare in Dubai for Ind

    Australia plan to prepare for their Indian Test series in Dubai as team officials seek more control over the state of practice pitches, reports said Monday.

  • Aus double up on spin

    Australia have one eye on India and Pakistan could be contemplating life without their most successful captain Misbah-ul-Haq when the final 'dead' Test begins on Tuesday in Sydney.

  • Ricky Ponting

    Ponting joins Aus Twenty20 coaching team

    Former Test skipper Ricky Ponting has been appointed as an assistant coach to the Australia Twenty20 international squad for next month's series against Sri Lanka, Cricket Australia said Sunday.

  • Green light for Russell's black bat

    West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell was given the all-clear to use his black bat in Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League on Tuesday after it was initially banned for leaving marks on the ball.

  • Russell's black bat banned

    Cricket officials Wednesday banned a black bat used by West Indian Andre Russell in Australia's T20 Big Bash League because its colour marks the ball.

  • Yasir

    Pak confident Yasir will be fit

    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur is confident leg spinner Yasir Shah will be fit to face Australia in this week's day-night opening Test of a three-match series at the Gabba in Brisbane.

  • Maxwell may miss again as Aus look to rebuild confidence

    Controversial all-rounder Glenn Maxwell could still find himself on the outer in Australia's second one-day international against New Zealand on Tuesday.

  • ‘Decision not to review Smith lbw was understandable’

    The decision not to review a leg before wicket appeal on Australia's captain Steve Smith was the right one at the time as there was significant doubt from even people off the field, New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has said.

  • Australia win after Smith special

    Steve Smith hits a record-breaking century and took two superb catches as Australia beat New Zealand by 68 runs in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy one-day series opener

  • Day-night Ashes Test under discussion

    Discussions over whether Australia will host England in a first day-night Ashes cricket Test next year are taking place but nothing has been decided yet, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Thursday.

  • NZ coach downplays Aus turmoil

    New Zealand coach Mike Hesson declined to lay the boot into Australia Thursday after a demoralising Test series defeat to South Africa, insisting their one-day team was a different beast.

  • 'Voice of cricket' Benaud gets face on new Aus coin

    The "voice of cricket" Richie Benaud has been honoured with his face on a 50-cent coin in Australia, with a limited mintage inspired by statistics from his storied career.

  • Bangladesh set for tour Down Under

    Defending champions Sydney Thunder and Sydney Sixers will tackle a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI as part of their preparation for this summer’s KFC Twenty20 Big Bash League.

  • Marsh to stand down as Australia's chief selector

    Australia will have a new chairman of selectors before the next Ashes series after Cricket Australia says that Rodney Marsh would not be seeking to stay on in the role when his contract expires next year.

  • Siege in Sydney ends with gunman found dead

    A gunman who killed one person and injured two others are found dead Monday after a lengthy police siege of an industrial estate in the Australian city of Sydney.

  • Two Bangladeshi students killed

    Two Bangladeshi students were killed and another was critically injured in a tragic road crash in Sydney of Australia early Tuesday.

  • [WATCH] Kid’s wish to become Iron Boy for a day comes true

    There is none but Iron Boy who can save the day when Sydney is in trouble.

  • World begins marking start of 2016 (video)

    The world begins celebrating the New Year, with revellers in Australia and New Zealand among the first to usher in 2016.

  • Two arrested in Sydney terror raids

    Police in Sydney have arrested a 15-year-old and a 20-year-old in a counter-terror operation.

  • Hundreds face off in Australia anti-Islam protest

    Hundreds of protesters faced off with left-wing opponents on Saturday in a standoff over plans to build a mosque in a rural Australian town.

  • 4 held in Australia over terror shooting

    Four people are arrested in Australia over terror-linked murder of a police employee after coordinated raids by more than 200 officers on properties across Sydney.

  • Australia murder ‘linked to terrorism’

    Australian police say they believe a 15-year-old who killed a police worker in Sydney had links to terrorism.

  • Two 'shot dead' near Sydney police HQ

    Two people are killed in a shooting outside New South Wales state police headquarters in western Sydney, Australian police say.