Pushing himself until he felt like the living dead, Australian track cycling star Jack Bobridge has fallen short of breaking the world hour record.At a packed velodrome in Melbourne on Saturday night, Bobridge’s target was to notch 51.852km in 60 minutes, or 208 laps of Melbourne’s DISC.
Michael Gordon Tony Abbott has a new title and it sure ain't a knighthood. He is now the Liberal Party's wrecking ball, leaving a trail of destruction across the nation.
Tom Allard As 12 more Australians face execution, the Australian Federal Police accelerates its involvement in investigations that could lead to a death penalty.
Emma Partridge A family gang who trick the elderly and dementia sufferers into signing over multimillion-dollar estates could still be operating despite the death of the group's mastermind, police say.
Tim Barlass Millions of visiting tourists, including those arriving by cruise liner, might anticipate Circular Quay, site of the initial landing of the First Fleet in Port Jackson, to be the jewel in the crown of Sydney Harbour.
Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams put the controversy over his last fight against Frans Botha behind him by easily accounting for Chauncy Welliver in a performance that had the American heavyweight predicting he had a big future in the ring and set the scene for a bout with Paul Gallen.
David Wroe Many experts are arguing we should rethink our departure from Afghanistan.
Daniel Cherny Vomiting mid-match proved an unlikely tonic for Serena Williams as she claimed her 19th grand slam singles title on Saturday night.
Linda Morris Taunted, teased and throttled until unconscious, author Neil Gaiman says victims of schoolyard bullying need to name their tormentors.
Bevan Shields and James Massola A federal Liberal National MP has refused to say whether Tony Abbott should remain Prime Minister in the clearest sign yet the Queensland election massacre will trigger open warfare inside the Coalition.