Balance of Test team hangs on Watson

An update on Shane Watson's availability for the first Ashes Test is expected on Wednesday, giving…

UN warns reducing emission time limited

The chances of limiting global temperature increase to two degrees Celsius this century are swiftly diminishing,…

RBA not sure renewed confidence will last

The central bank boss believes it is too early say whether the burst of post-election confidence…

Le Clos leads way as records sink

South Africa's Chad Le Clos has shattered his own 200m butterfly shortcourse world record in Singapore…

Obama vows campaign to save Obamacare

US President Barack Obama has promised "one last campaign" to save his signature healthcare reform and…

China warns local leaders to cut industry

Chinese leaders have ordered local officials to stop expanding industries such as steel and cement in…

Argentina pick experience for England Test

Argentina have selected seasoned campaigners Marcos Ayerza, Patricio Albacete and Juan Manuel Leguizamon for their QBE…

Harris, Bailey set to shine in Shield

What was supposed to be a dream deck for Test No.6 hopeful George Bailey looks set…

Broncos’ Yow Yeh refuses to give up

The hard slog of pre-season training has been relished by Broncos winger Jharal Yow Yeh in…

Congo rebels lay down arms after assault

Democratic Republic of Congo rebels say they are laying down their arms after a crushing assault…

Mac keen to move on from Zac

England coach Steve McNamara is determined to draw a line under the Zak Hardaker affair but…

RBA keeps cash rate at 2.5%

An "uncomfortably high" Australian dollar could mean that a Reserve Bank of Australia interest rate cut…

Abbott urged to pull industry subsidies

A business group is urging the Abbott government to scrap car industry subsidies and broaden the…

Thai PM defends amnesty bill

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has defended a controversial political amnesty bill that has sparked mass…

Suspected killer a failed asylum seeker

A South Sudanese man suspected of hijacking a bus and killing three people in Norway was…