The New Zealand Breakers concede their defence is being exposed by the NBL's heavyweight teams, but coach Kevin Braswell is pleading for patience.
Cricket Australia's seven directors will meet in coming days to discuss cutting short the suspensions of disgraced players Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft.
Fairfax shareholders have voted in favour of the proposed merger with Nine Entertainment, after a late bid to save the Fairfax Media name failed.
The death of a nine-month-old girl on a Gold Coast beach is being treated as murder, with police to question the baby's parents.
A man has died from heart attack after he was stung by a stingray while swimming at a Tasmanian beach.
A man has been stabbed while trying to stop a seven-year-old girl being sexually assaulted by another man in a toilet at a dance studio in Sydney's south.
An Australian bridal magazine will close after contributors revealed it was refusing to feature same-sex weddings in a decision which caused controversy and saw advertisers withdraw their sponsorship.
Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was on bail for routine traffic offences when he killed one man and injured two others during a stabbing rampage in central Melbourne.
A homeless man hailed Melbourne's "trolleyman" is wanted over a string of burglaries and breaching his bail conditions.
Nauru's President Baron Waqa has reportedly claimed 40 out of 300 asylum seekers detained on the island and later resettled in the US wanted to come back.
Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama appears set to hold onto power, with provisional election results giving him a slim parliamentary majority.
A safety expert says Dreamworld staff were reluctant to change when new safety procedures were put in place well before four visitors, including a New Zealand woman, died on a ride.
Australian former Davis Cup star Sam Groth has applauded Nick Kyrgios for seeking professional help to tackle his mental demons.
A large Tiger shark has rammed a kayaker, sending him flying through the air before chomping on his craft on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Bhutanese twins who underwent successful separation surgery in Melbourne are recovering well and their personalities are shining through.
A Perth member of the notorious bikie group Hells Angels and his wife have been sentenced to death in Thailand for trying to smuggle half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine into Australia.
More than $114,000 has been raised for a brave homeless man in Melbourne dubbed "trolleyman" who helped police during the Bourke Street terror attack.
All Black Sonny Bill Williams' cursed run of injuries is continuing after he was ruled out of this week's blockbuster test against Ireland in Dublin.
Amid the mayhem of a game that was slipping through the Breakers' fingers, coach Kevin Braswell had little doubt that Tom Abercrombie would deliver the final blow.
A woman has been arrested over a strawberry needle contamination scare that forced supermarkets across Australia to pull fruit from shelves and farmers to dump it by the truckload.