Mar 21, 2013 16:10 EDT
World No. 3 Andy Murray will try to turn up the heat when he faces rising Aussie Bernard Tomic in his second-round opener at the Miami ATP Masters.
Mar 21, 2013 05:57 EDT
Experts on infectious diseases Thursday warned people to stay away from bats worldwide after the recent death of an eight-year-old boy bitten in Australia.
Mar 19, 2013 01:49 EDT
A man who led a playboy lifestyle while claiming to be a Tahitian prince was jailed Tuesday for 14 years for stealing Aus$16 million (US$16.6 million) from an Australian health department.
Mar 18, 2013 23:10 EDT
A man who led a playboy lifestyle while claiming to be a Tahitian prince pleaded guilty on Tuesday to embezzling Aus$16 million (US$16.6 million) from an Australian health department.
Mar 16, 2013 12:14 EDT
Kiwi scrum-half Alby Mathewson inspired the Western Force to their first win of the Super 15 season with an 19-12 upset of Queensland Reds in Brisbane on Saturday.
Mar 16, 2013 07:49 EDT
Maria Sharapova reached her first final of 2013 on Friday, beating Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-3 in a semi-final slugfest to set up a title showdown with Caroline Wozniacki at Indian Wells.
Mar 15, 2013 19:57 EDT
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic made short work of a lackluster Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday, booking his Indian Wells Masters semi-final spot with a 22nd straight victory.
Mar 14, 2013 18:05 EDT
The women's quarter-finals at Indian Wells ended with a whimper on Thursday as defending champion Victoria Azarenka and seventh seed Sam Stosur both pulled out with injuries.
Mar 14, 2013 17:28 EDT
Victoria Azarenka's bid to become the first woman in more than 20 years to successfully defend her Indian Wells title crashed to a halt Thursday as she pulled out with an injury.
Mar 14, 2013 03:45 EDT
US Open champion Andy Murray, irked by Carlos Berlocq's noisy grunting, got the last word with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 victory over the Argentine.
Mar 12, 2013 21:41 EDT
Six players from Australia's domestic A-League were named Wednesday in a 23-man squad for the Socceroos' crucial World Cup qualifier against Oman in Sydney this month.
Mar 12, 2013 14:52 EDT
A British man hailed as a hero for wrestling a shark away from an Australian beach said Tuesday he had been sacked after it emerged that he was on sick leave at the time.
Mar 12, 2013 03:41 EDT
Australia's preparations for their Ashes double-header against England have been plunged into turmoil after four players were axed for not doing a "homework" assignment during the tour of India.
Mar 12, 2013 03:39 EDT
Cricket Australia general manager Pat Howard said that the door was still open for Shane Watson to play Tests after the vice-captain returned home following his axing from their next India match.
Mar 11, 2013 23:47 EDT
Former Wallaby captain Will Genia confirmed his return to the game after six months out with a knee injury, saying he would start for the Queensland Reds against Western Force at the weekend.
Mar 11, 2013 01:41 EDT
Queensland Rugby Union Monday dropped Wallaby winger Digby Ioane from this weekend's Super 15 match against Western Force following an incident at a pub in Melbourne.
Mar 08, 2013 18:43 EST
Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova survived 10 double faults to beat Olga Govortsova in three sets Friday and reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Mar 08, 2013 16:13 EST
Spain's top museums are raising entry prices, opening for longer hours and sending works abroad in touring exhibitions in a scramble for new revenue to offset steep government cuts to their budgets.
Mar 07, 2013 02:25 EST
Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has defended a controversial training camp ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour, saying the tourists have a "huge advantage" in the three-Test series.
Mar 05, 2013 11:33 EST
Couturier Karl Lagerfeld on Tuesday celebrated the story of French fashion house Chanel in a show set around a huge globe showing how the label has grown from a single boutique in the seaside town of Deauville to a global brand with a presence in hundreds of cities.
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Skyline of the Brisbane CBD including the Story Bridge
|Population:||1,945,639 (2008) (3rd)|
|• Density:||918/km² (2,377.6/sq mi) (2006)|
|Area:||5904.8 km² (2,279.9 sq mi) |
|Time zone:||AEST (No Daylight Saving) (UTC+10)|
|State District:||various (38)|