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Tyson Fury has announced a return to boxing and has his sights set on a third bout against fellow Briton Derek Chisora.Fury said after his win over Dillian Whyte at London's Wembley Stadium in April that he was retiring from the sport, but seems to have already changed his mind.
The Solomon Islands prime minister has offered assurances any changes to the constitution to extend his time in office would be a one-time move, Australia's Pacific minister says.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has moved to change the constitution to extend his term in government until after the Pacific Games in November 2023.
Police in New Mexico have arrested a man they called their prime suspect in the fatal shootings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque since November, a series of ambush killings that have shaken the Islamic community in the state's largest city.Police credited tips from the public in helping investigators find a car that detectives believed was used in at least one of the killings and ultimately track down the suspect, Muhammad Syed, 51.
Citing a desire to spend more time with family, Trent Boult has been released from his New Zealand Cricket contract, signalling a winding down of his international career.1-ranked ODI bowler is currently with the Black Caps in the West Indies for a white-ball tour leading into October's T20 World Cup in Australia.
Sydney Roosters hooker Sam Verrills will join Gold Coast on a two-year contract beginning next year.Brandon Smith's impending arrival at the Roosters spelt trouble for Verrills, who was a member of the side's 2019 premiership victory.
A mystery man has been laying in hospital unidentified for more than a month after being hit by a Melbourne train.Struck between Royal Park and Jewell railway stations in Brunswick on July 7, he was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and remains in a serious but stable condition.
Basketball legend Lauren Jackson will suit up for her fifth World Cup after a 12 year absence, making her return to the national team.Jackson, 41, has been included in a 12-strong Opals team for the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup which gets underway in Sydney on September 22.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia has posted a robust rise in full year profit buoyed by strong home and business lending.The country's biggest lender on Wednesday reported cash profit of $9.
Fringe Socceroo Nikita Rukavytsya is 180 minutes away from featuring in the lucrative Champions League group stage.Rukavytsya, who has played 20 times for the national team, but not since June 2021, was a late substitute in Maccabi Haifa's 2-0 loss in Cyprus to Apollon Limassol on Tuesday night.
A woman has died in hospital after a suspicious house fire in which a man suffered critical burns and another was injured in Queensland's north.Police say the 47-year-old died after being rushed to hospital following the blaze on Home Hill Rd in Ayr, about 5.
Newly-anointed NSW deputy Liberal leader Matt Kean says the government needs to shift focus back to the community after weeks of damaging back-to-back scandals."What we have got to do is get back to talking about the issues that matter to people across NSW," he told ABC TV on Wednesday.
Firefighters have finally overcome what officials described as the worst fire in Cuba's history that over five days destroyed 40 per cent of the Caribbean island's main fuel storage facility and caused massive blackouts.Witnesses reported the raging flames that ravaged a four-tank segment of the Matanzas super tanker port had died down on Tuesday and the towering plumes of thick black smoke streaming from the area were diminished and now mostly grey.
Nick Kyrgios has set up a second-round blockbuster with world No.1 Daniil Medvedev as Australia's tennis aces continued their promising US Open preparations in Montreal.
After standing by their newest MP for two days, New Zealand's opposition National party has now stood down Sam Uffindell after fresh allegations of aggressive behaviour.The party has ordered an independent investigation into the MP's behaviour at university after a former flatmate came forward to Radio NZ.
Ajla Tomljanovic has progressed through to the second round of the Canadian Open with 6-4 2-6 7-6 (7-3) victory over Veronika Kudermetova.The 29-year-old Australian needed two hours 19 minutes to see off the Russian world No.
Swimmer Shlomit Nir, who survived the Munich Olympics terrorism attack, believes the power of sport can bring Jews and Arabs closer together.Speaking to Efe ahead of the 50th anniversary of the attack next month, Nir remembers the exact time and her initial reaction to the attack that changed her life and killed 11 Israeli teammates.
Olivia Newton-John's niece, Tottie Goldsmith, has revealed her family would accept a state funeral, however a formal offer from the Victorian government is yet to be made.A spokeswoman for Premier Daniel Andrews told AAP on Wednesday that "no offer or acceptance has occurred" at this time but did not rule out the possibility.
Acting Prime Minister Richard Marles says he won't be attending the Chinese ambassador's address at the National Press Club as he called for a de-escalation to tensions over Taiwan.Xiao Qian will speak in Canberra on Wednesday, his first speech since his appointment to the role of ambassador this year, however Mr Marles told reporters he had no plans to be at the club.
A survey of Tasmanian veterans found many felt "broken" and were reluctant to seek help, a Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide has been told.A feasibility study aimed to improve the state's services for veterans recommended a "hub and spoke" model due to its highly dispersed population, Steven D'Alessandro from the University of Tasmania said.
Business travel is making a comeback despite rising numbers of COVID-19 cases across Australia.More than 26,000 new infections and 104 deaths were recorded nationally on Tuesday.