A Gold Coast man will face court accused of storming a rugby league field and assaulting a referee.Around 5pm on Saturday police were called to CBUS Stadium after reports of an assault by a spectator on an official.
Brock Jarvis, one of Australia's most promising boxing talents, is the new IBF intercontinental lightweight champion after surviving the sternest test of his career to keep his undefeated record intact.Jarvis overcame a second-round scare to score a technical knockout over Mexican Alejandro Frias Rodriguez in a triumphant overseas debut in California.
Tropical wetlands provide storm protection that saves thousands of lives and more than $600 billion each year, an Australian-linked world first study has found."It's vitally important because around the world the area covered by wetlands is reducing and as we keep destroying our wetlands, we are putting more and more people at risk," Dr Diane Jarvis from James Cook University told AAP.
Hundreds of people attended a candlelit vigil in memory of MP Sir David Amess, who was stabbed to death while meeting constituents.Crowds carrying lanterns and candles gathered in darkness at Belfairs sports ground in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex on Saturday to honour Sir David, who was killed the day before.
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has taken the blame for another lacklustre English Premier League performance in which Manchester United crashed to a 4-2 defeat at Leicester City, stretching their win-less league run to three games.Solskjaer, who has recently come under intense criticism from droves of United fans on social media, questioned his own team selection against the Foxes as United fell apart after taking the lead and then briefly levelling at 2-2.
Hundreds of professional men's and women's Australian rules football players have banded together to give climate change the boot.The newly formed AFL Players for Climate Action has attracted more than 260 past and present AFL and AFLW footballers to join the cause.
Jose Mourinho says a lack of respect led to his famous "cupped ear" reaction to Juventus fans while he was in charge of Manchester United ahead of his return to Turin in charge of AS Roma on Sunday.Mourinho walked into the centre of the Allianz Stadium pitch with his hand cupped over his ear towards Juve fans after his United side won a Champions League game there in November 2018.
The NSW government has announced a new $130 million package to counter the mental health impacts of the pandemic, as the state prepares for the second phase of its reopening.Unveiling the suite of initiatives on Sunday, new Premier Dominic Perrottet said mental health was the "untold story of the pandemic".
Chris Waller was hailed as a trainer without peer as Nature Strip silenced racing's doubters in winning the $15 million Everest at Randwick.Often maligned in spite of his standing as one the world's premier sprinters, Nature Strip claimed Australian turf's richest prize at his third attempt.
England seamer Stuart Broad says he's "fit and firing" for the five-Test Ashes tour in Australia after recovering from a calf injury.The 35-year-old picked up the injury after the first Test against India in August and missed the rest of the series.
1 Jon Rahm says he doesn't want to see a golf club after missing the cut at the Andalucia Masters.Rahm shot a three-over 74 in the second round, finishing with a share of 99th place and 14 strokes off the lead of Romain Langasque.
While lockdown has inspired some Australians to get more active, the extra physical activity during the pandemic has come at an unexpected cost. We've also become more prone to injury.
NSW has reached its target of 80 per cent full vaccination for people aged over 16, clearing the way for a further easing of restrictions. Been a long wait but we've done it," tweeted Premier Dominic Perrottet on Saturday afternoon.
A COVID-positive teenager with other health conditions has become the youngest person to die during Victoria's current outbreak, while police have squashed another would-be Melbourne lockdown protest.Virus commander Jeroen Weimar confirmed the 15-year-old girl had died while infected, as the state reported a further 1993 locally acquired cases on Saturday.
Michael Jennings' NRL career is effectively over after the former State of Origin admitted to using performance-enhancing substances.Jennings on Friday accepted a three-year ban following a positive drugs test last year that derailed Parramatta's 2020 finals bid.
Melbourne City will play their first competitive match since winning the A-League Men grand final when they face former NSL powerhouse South Melbourne in their FFA Cup round of 32 clash on November 12.Cup fixtures have been postponed due to coronavirus outbreaks in NSW and Victoria but increased vaccination rates and plans to open up have enabled games to be rescheduled.
Adam Zampa starts the Twenty20 World Cup as Australia's most adaptable cricketer, having weathered the "s***storm" that was returning home in April then enlisting Byron Bay teenage batters to prepare for this tournament.Zampa relocated to his home state of NSW at the end of the 2019-20 season, shifting to the Byron Bay Hinterland.
NSW'S LOCKDOWN ROADMAP: THE CHANGESThese apply to people who are fully vaccinated.FROM NOVEMBER 1* Quarantine ends for fully vaccinated arrivals from overseas - who must have PCR test before flying* Hotel quarantine remains for unvaccinated people, with 210 spots available a week.
The puzzle pieces are beginning to fall into place for Wellington Phoenix, who are zeroing in on their Sydney training base for the A-League Men's season.The Nix are about a fortnight away from heading to Australia, where they'll base themselves for the opening stanza of the campaign.
World soccer governing body FIFA says it worked with the Qatari government to evacuate almost 100 football players and their families from Afghanistan.The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on August 15 and announced a new government last month after US-led foreign forces withdrew and the Western-backed government collapsed.
Raheem Sterling is open to leaving Manchester City to be sure of more regular playing time and says he dreams of moving away from England.The winger, who is a regular starter for European Championship runners-up England, has fallen down the pecking order at the Premier League champions.
A prominent Bill Cosby accuser has filed suit against the actor over a 1990 hotel room encounter in Atlantic City, New Jersey, before the state's two-year window to file older sexual assault claims expires.Los Angeles artist Lili Bernard told The Associated Press on Thursday she was prompted in part by Cosby's recent release from prison.
Deontay Wilder has finally paid tribute to Tyson Fury in his first public statement since losing their WBC heavyweight title showdown in Las Vegas.Fury came through a bruising third contest between the pair at the T-Mobile Arena, eventually delivering an 11th-round knockout of the American to end a bout which saw each man sent to the canvas.
Newcastle United begin their new era under Saudi ownership when they face Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park with Steve Bruce set for his 1000th game as a manager and possibly his last with the North East club.Last week, to the delight of their fans, Newcastle was sold to a consortium dominated by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) alongside minority partners PCP Capital Partners and RB Sports & Media.
Quarantine will be a thing of the past for fully vaccinated international arrivals in NSW from November.But while premier Dominic Perrottet has said the announcement will return Sydney's status as a global city and boost tourism, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says only Australians will be allowed to enter the country under the plan.