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Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill have struck fluent unbeaten half-centuries as India raced to a crushing 10-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in their first one-day international at the Harare Sports Grounds.Set a target of 190 to win, the visitors got there without the loss of a wicket in 30.
Russia says there is a risk of a man-made disaster at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and has accused Kyiv and the West of planning "provocation" there during a visit to Ukraine by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.A senior Ukrainian official dismissed what he depicted as a cynical assertion by Moscow, and said the simplest solution to the situation would be for Russian forces to withdraw from the plant, remove any munitions stored there and demine it.
An understrength Penrith have secured their second NRL minor premiership in three years with a thrilling 26-22 defeat of red-hot South Sydney at Accor Stadium.An ankle injury put his season in doubt a week ago and his night was stymied by two bombed tries, but Panthers back-rower Liam Martin stood up when it counted, capping his miraculous recovery with the defending premiers' match-winning try in the last two minutes.
South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada took five wickets as England were bowled out for 165 in their first innings on the second morning of the first Test at Lord's, with the tourists going to lunch on 0-27 in their reply.Openers Dean Elgar (12 not out) and Sarel Erwee (13 not out) made a steady start for South Africa, who will look to build a big lead on a wicket that is providing plenty of movement for the seam bowlers.
Anthony Joshua bristles at the debate over his boxing future if he loses Saturday's career-defining heavyweight rematch with Oleksandr Usyk in Jeddah.Joshua is seeking to reclaim the WBA, IBF and WBO belts he lost to Ukraine's pound for pound contender Usyk through an emphatic points decision in London last September.
A man has died after being pulled from the water off North Bondi in Sydney.Believed to be 29, he was one of six men free diving and spear fishing on Thursday afternoon.
Colombian cycling star Nairo Quintana has withdrawn on the eve of the Vuelta a Espana to defend himself against his disqualification from the Tour de France for misuse of an opioid banned during races.Quintana was already in the Netherlands for Friday's first stage in Utrecht and had initially said he would still compete in the Vuelta despite Wednesday's notification from the International Cycling Union (ICU) about his disqualification from the Tour de France.
Carlton are set to roll the dice for their biggest game in years with George Hewett, Zac Williams and Adam Cerra all a chance to play in Sunday's AFL blockbuster against Collingwood.Hewett (back) wasn't expected to return until week one of the finals, but with Carlton's top-eight hopes on the line, he has been named in the extended squad to face the Magpies.
An urgent warning has been issued to Aussie parents trying to heat their homes after an incident that could have had a tragic outcome. Find out what happened here.
Pilot errors and windy weather led to a hot air balloon accident that left two people seriously injured on New Year's Eve in Victoria, an investigation by the aviation watchdog has found.The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said passengers aboard a scenic charter flight by operator Picture This Ballooning near the Yarra Valley in December received an "incomplete" pre-flight passenger safety briefing.
Emma McKeon and national teammates will ride the wave of their Commonwealth Games success when they clash with swimming rivals the United States in a head-to-head event in Sydney.Superstar McKeon collected six gold medals, a silver and a bronze in Birmingham, while Australia topped the medal table with 25 of a possible 52 swimming golds, and 65 of the 156 medals in the pool.
A 77-year-old tourist has died after falling from a drawbridge when it opened. Find out how the tragedy occurred.
A Sydney tennis coach will face at least four years and three months behind bars for what a judge has described as depraved acts with one of his underage pupils.On Thursday, Ray Younan was hauled off to jail after pleading guilty to 17 charges relating to the sexual abuse of a young girl under his care over six months in 2019.
Known for his kindness, Colin Hastie's generous nature ultimately cost him his life after throwing out the welcome mat to a "psychotic" friend.Danielle Sheryl Erica Beutel, 43, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for the "brutal, sustained and senseless killing" of Mr Hastie in April 2019.
Bradley Lyons was lying in bed after work when he was set upon by four men in balaclavas and beaten until he bled, a jury has been told.After being punched and attacked with a metal pole, the 30-year-old was tied up and thrown into a car boot before being driven to a property outside Lakes Entrance in eastern Victoria.
Jacinda Ardern has been accused of a cover-up by suspended Labour MP Gaurav Sharma in an explosive interview likely to cause more pain for the first-term parliamentarian.Dr Sharma now faces party expulsion next week, with the prime minister's office confirming the caucus would re-visit his partyroom membership at its next meeting.
Marnus Labuschagne's mission to return the Big Bash League to its former glory has hit an early snag with Test batting sidekick and great mate Steve Smith hesitant to join him.Labuschagne and Travis Head confirmed their returns to the Brisbane Heat and Adelaide Strikers respectively on Thursday, the pair likely to play in the last six regular-season games and finals.
The federal government has fast-tracked funding for the prevention of family and domestic violence in the Northern Territory.Social Services Minister Amanda Rishworth on Thursday announced a $10.
The 21-year-old New Zealander broke nearly every bone in her body during the fall. Find out more.
Former prime minister Scott Morrison informed parliament after the 2019 election that ministers may be sworn to administer other portfolios without it being noted on the official list.Mr Morrison is facing questions over his secret swearing-in to five portfolios - finance, treasury, health, home affairs and resources - between March 2020 and May 2021.