Australia have won their first women's T20 World Cup warm-up match, beating India by 44 runs.Pace bowler Darcie Brown took 4-17 in four overs as the bowlers made up for a disappointing batting display, dismissing India for 85 with four overs to spare.
Jesse Marsch has been sacked as Leeds head coach after seven games without a Premier League victory.American Marsch, who was appointed as Marcelo Bielsa's replacement in February last year, lost his job a day after a 1-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest.
Manchester City have been referred to an independent commission by the Premier League over alleged breaches of its financial rules.The alleged breaches span a period from the 2009-10 season to the 2017-18 campaign.
Israeli forces have killed a number of armed fighters during a raid on a refugee camp near the occupied West Bank city of Jericho aimed at capturing suspected Hamas militants.Five people were killed, governor of Jericho Jihad Abu al-Assal said, in the raid on Monday in Aqbat Jabr refugee camp in southern Jericho and eight were arrested, according to a statement published by official Palestinian news agency WAFA.
Melbourne Victory could unleash Damien Da Silva as early as Sunday's clash with Newcastle after signing the experienced French defender until the end of the 2023/24 A-League Men season.The 34-year-old joins the Victory from Ligue 1, playing 243 matches in the French top flight and representing the likes of Lyon, Rennes and Caen.
A Queensland jury has been shown CCTV footage of a brawl over stolen chips that allegedly resulted in a man being fatally wounded.Ricky Lefoe, 31, of Sydney has faced Brisbane Supreme Court for the first day of his trial after pleading not guilty to one charge of manslaughter over the death of Brazilian national Ivan Patricio Susin.
Growing up in western Sydney in a big family of Polynesian immigrants, Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jordan Mailata once cut school to watch the Super Bowl - but more for the halftime entertainment than the game.30am AEDT), the former rugby league player and church choirboy will perform on the NFL's biggest stage as the man tasked with protecting quarterback Jalen Hurts against the Kansas City Chiefs.
The pilot of a fatal helicopter crash in the Northern Territory was not authorised to fly at night.In November 2022, the Robinson R22 helicopter took off after sunset, but tracking ended one minute after take-off.
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Pakistan's media regulator has blocked Wikipedia services in the country for hurting Muslim sentiment by not removing purportedly blasphemous content from the site.Blasphemy is a sensitive subject and carries the death penalty in Pakistan, where even allegations of the offence are often enough to provoke mob violence.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly used a gun to carjack a woman and her six-month-old baby in Parramatta.Police caught up with the man on Monday and initiated a pursuit across Sydney's south-west that ended in a shopping centre.
The parents of a pregnant woman who was murdered by her ex-partner have told the killer in court they wish he was dead.Benjamin Coman has pleaded guilty to murdering Michelle Darragh, 32, whose body was found by her father at a Bayswater North home in October 2021.
Straddling a window of her burning house, the mother-of-two looked at the terror in her children's eyes as she decided which one to save first.Just moments earlier they had been awoken by a fire started by drug-addicted stranger Troy Barry Fien underneath the family-of-four's Brisbane home.
Former Penrith premiership hero Scott Sattler says departed pair Viliame Kikau and Apisai Koroisau will be missed but insists the Panthers can be the first NRL team in 40 years to win three premierships in a row.Penrith have lost second-rower Kikau to Canterbury and hooker Koroisau to Wests Tigers from last year's NRL premiership winning team.
A court will be asked to wind up the company behind a soft plastics recycling scheme that's left mountains of waste across the country.Authorities have discovered more than 30 stockpiles of plastic across Victoria, NSW and South Australia after the REDCycle scheme was paused last year.
A Labor MP is not letting cancer treatment stop her from hitting the ground running to support the federal government's parliamentary agenda for the new year.Representing the southeast Melbourne seat of Dunkley, Ms Murphy returned to Canberra for the first sitting day of the year on Monday, sporting a different hairstyle after undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
A man has been charged with manslaughter over a boating accident south of Perth which killed two women, including the mother of West Coast AFL player Rhett Bazzo.Four people were aboard the boat on January 22 when it collided with a channel marker guidepost near Creery Island in the Mandurah estuary.
When it comes to flying economy, it turns out that while the dreaded middle seat may not be the most comfortable, it's officially the safest spot on the plane.Experts say while flying on a plane is still safer than travelling in a car, accidents can occur and in the event that a plane crashes, the middle seat on the very last row has the highest survival rate.
Tasmania JackJumpers star Josh Magette faces a long road to recovery after suffering a suspected broken cheekbone that has left him unable to travel by plane.The American point guard was set to return to the island state by ferry across Bass Strait from Victoria on Monday night ahead of detailed medical assessments.
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