Track sensation Femke Bol has blown away the competition to smash her own 400m world indoor record and take gold at the global championships in Glasgow.
A tumultuous off-season has turned a blowtorch on Melbourne as they seek to use adversity to their advantage in launching another AFL premiership assault.
Labor has held the Victorian seat of Dunkley at a by-election but recorded a swing against it as the Liberals received a major boost in their primary vote.
Households have been pinching their pennies as financial pressures intensify and that weakness is likely to show up in a soft economic growth print.
Darwin Nunez has scored a huge goal for Liverpool in the Premier League title race, netting deep into stoppage time to beat Nottingham Forest 1-0
Tasmania's Liberals, who are seeking a fourth term in government, will officially launch their state election campaign three weeks out from the poll.
Former US president Donald Trump is on course to lock up two more states in the race for the Republican nomination with strong returns in Missouri and Michigan.
Breeana Walker and Kiara Reddingius have teamed up for the best performance by an Australian duo at the world bobsleigh championships, finishing fifth.
The party kept going long after clean-up crews tackled a rainbow road of confetti and costume debris following Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade.
Ellyse Perry has returned from illness to spearhead Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Women's Premier League - but her fine display still proved in vain.
In-form French left-hander Ugo Humbert has outplayed Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik to win the Dubai Tennis Championships title.
Another remarkable ride from Tadej Pogacar has seen the Slovenian great win the Strade Bianche classic in Italy.
Manchester City have forged clear at the top of the Women's Super League with a 2-1 win over Everton - but, again, Matildas ace Mary Fowler only had a bit part.
The lowest turn-out since Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution is set to return a hard-line conservative parliament after few moderates stood or voted.
Max Verstappen has won the opening Formula One race of the season, delivering a familiar wire-to-wire masterclass for his crisis-hit Red Bull team in Bahrain.
Manly have spent 11 days in Las Vegas leading up to the NRL's historic season opener, and they insist that leaves them well acclimatised rather than stale.
Returning to the bench after a two-match ban, Western Sydney coach Marko Rudan has taken full responsibility for his side's embarrassing 4-1 loss to Sydney FC.
Rachin Ravindra (56) and Daryl Mitchell (12) will resume for New Zealand (3-111) on day 4 of the first Test, needing 258 more runs to beat Australia.
Leader Joaquin Niemann is in position for another victory in LIV Golf while Australian newcomer to the circuit Lucas Herbert is also challenging.
Two Britons Daniel Brown and Connor Syme lead the way going into the last round of the SDC Championship in South Africa.