Sydney's all-time NBL record 17-game road-winning streak has come to a pulsating end after Cairns overcame a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Kings 94-88 in overtime at the Cairns Convention Centre.Keanu Pinder (30 points, 13 rebounds) was terrific throughout the Monday night classic and proved unstoppable during the five-minute extension to tip Sydney off the top of the ladder.
An eruption has begun in the summit caldera of Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, the US Geological Service's (USGS) volcanic activity service says."At this time, lava flows are contained within the summit area and are not threatening downslope communities," the notification on Sunday night said.
A Cambodian court has ordered two homes owned by a former Adelaide school teacher to be seized and used as a security for $A1.2 million in fines, following his defamation conviction for criticising local elections in June.
1 draft pick Aaron Cadman is excited by the prospect of starting his AFL career interstate after being selected as the nation's top young talent by Greater Western Sydney.The Victorian key forward was, as expected, picked first when the Giants opted not to bid on highly rated father-son prospect Will Ashcroft.
The Socceroos' defensive pillar Harry Souttar is shunning speculation about a possible move to the English Premier League.Souttar is ignoring swirls of transfer talk to remain solely focused on Australia's World Cup crunch game against Denmark.
A man alleged to have bashed a Sydney woman with a meat cleaver before sexually assaulting her in her home has been arrested and charged with numerous offences.Police believe the man entered the 26-year-old woman's Auburn unit on Friday night and found a meat cleaver in her kitchen, which he used to threaten and beat her.
Harry Sheezel has dismissed the anti-Semitic abuse he received ahead of the AFL draft, saying it hasn't affected him and he won't tolerate it.The AFL will investigate the social media abuse directed at Sheezel, who was confirmed on Monday night as the first AFL-listed Jewish player since 2002.
Australian companies failing to protect their customer's data will face tougher financial penalties when new privacy laws come into effect.Federal parliament passed the laws on Monday which will significantly increase penalties for repeated or serious privacy breaches.
Golfing great Karrie Webb believes this week's historic Australian Open in Melbourne can follow the successful lead of its tennis equivalent as both male and female players hit the course together.A dual gender Australian Open will be played for the first time, with five-time champion Webb coming out of semi-retirement to chase another women's title alongside world No.
Western Australia's premier has defended his government's handling of youth justice issues after being accused of overstating support from community leaders.Mark McGowan last week hosted a summit to discuss issues at the troubled Banksia Hill Detention Centre, including the use of dangerous restraint techniques, repeated lockdowns and increased self-harm incidents.
A Victorian police officer is in hospital after he was stabbed during a welfare check.Police say a man rushed at officers at a Torquay home just before 4.
St Kilda remain more than $7 million in debt but are confident they will find their way out of the red after paying off $2.5 million over the past financial year.
Armed with a samurai sword, Duy Linh Ho told police to use their weapons on him before charging down the stairs.He was shot dead seconds after the last of his four children was escorted out of the family home in Brisbane's southwest in July 2019.
She might be semi-retired but Karrie Webb managed to do something this year that a lot of other golfers couldn't - beat Cameron Smith in a round of golf.The pair are both teeing up in the Australian Open in Melbourne this week, for the first time male and female golfers playing on the same course at the same time for the same prize-money.
A NSW man could walk from prison within a year after a court found he raped his half-sister in her bedroom at their rural home as a teenager.The sentence, handed down on Monday by District Court Judge Gordon Lerve, was the second imposed on the male, known only as RB, over the sexual assault of a child.
Friends and supporters of an 18-year-old killed in a car crash have gasped in court when hearing the man responsible will be released within nine months.Lynden Joshua Roby, 20, faced Brisbane District Court on Monday for sentencing after pleading guilty to one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death.
Leaving some Murray properties and businesses in South Australia at the mercy of the rising river are "tough calls", Premier Peter Malinauskas says.But the premier believes the state government has done as much as it can to protect as many properties as possible, and to provide financial and other assistance as flood waters continue to surge across the border.
Tasmania's treasurer has defended the state Liberal government's controversial process for funding 111 election grants, saying it was used because of an enthusiasm to see money delivered quickly.Funding for the community grants, totalling almost $2.
Nathan Fien won an NRL premiership under Wayne Bennett at the Dragons in 2010, so on one level, reuniting with him as an inaugural Dolphins assistant coach made perfect sense.On another level even the 43-year-old Fien said the call from Dolphins coach Bennett came "a little bit out of the blue", after he'd won four premierships as a coach with Thirroul and Collegians in the Illawarra competition since retiring as a player.
Jacinda Ardern says she expects Twitter to play its part to eradicate extremist content, revealing the New Zealand government intervened to ask Elon Musk's platform to delete videos of the Christchurch Mosques massacre.The livestream of the 2019 terrorist attack, carried out by radicalised Australian Brenton Tarrant, has circulated on Twitter in recent days.
Interest rate rises may be finally catching up with Australian consumers, with retail trade contracting for the first time all year.2 per cent for the month, breaking a nine-month streak of month-to-month increases.
Children are invited to get creative when the National Gallery of Victoria brings artistic activities to all corners of the state.The Kids on Tour program encourages Victorian kids to call on inspiration from the world around them for drawings, sculptures, poems, portraits and collages.
World Cup hosts Qatar prematurely exit their own party on Tuesday (Wednesday AEDT), completing their campaign with a tough assignment against the Netherlands that leaves them facing the prospect of further humiliation.The horror performance of the home side has come as a major disappointment as, despite years of intense preparation, they have been thoroughly underwhelming in their opening two Group A games.
Ecuador's young team are tantalisingly close to a record-equalling last 16 place in the World Cup if they can beat or draw with African champions Senegal in their Group A showdown on Tuesday (Wednesday AEDT).The South Americans have had a superb start to the tournament, easily beating hosts Qatar 2-0 before outplaying the Netherlands and being unfortunate not to win in a 1-1 draw that made a mockery of the gulf in their world rankings.