Year 12 students due to begin their final exams in two weeks will be offered special consideration because of the disruption to their academic year as students return to classrooms.The state's entire school cohort has now resumed face to face learning after four months of home schooling.
Unvaccinated players will seemingly be allowed to compete at next year's Australian Open after all.A leaked email from the WTA to its Players' Council has revealed unvaccinated players must still endure 14 days' hard quarantine in a hotel.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen has held off Formula One title rival Lewis Hamilton over the final thrilling laps of the United States Grand Prix to win his eighth race of the season and double his lead in the championship standings.Mercedes' seven-times world champion Hamilton staged a late charge on fresher tyres at the Circuit of the Americas but ended up 1.
As relieved NSW parents and children say goodbye to home schooling the premier is hailing a new-found confidence in the state."There is a sense of positivity and confidence that we haven't seen for some time," Premier Dominic Perrottet said on Monday.
Former NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian and ex-MP Daryl Maguire will give evidence this week at anti-corruption hearings into whether the pair breached public trust.The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption is investigating allegations Mr Maguire breached public trust by using his public office and parliamentary resources to improperly gain a benefit for himself or those close to him.
Wolfsburg have sacked coach Mark van Bommel after just five months in the job.A 2-0 home defeat to flying Freiburg on Saturday proved to be van Bommel's last act in charge, an eighth game in a row without a win in all competitions.
Justin Langer says he has shown he is ready to delegate more often after being "humbled" by public questions over his future as Australia's coach.Langer's Twenty20 World Cup campaign got off on the right foot against South Africa on Saturday night, pulling the right rein in going with seven specialist batsmen and three quicks.
Eddie Rosario has capped a remarkable NL Championship Series with a three-run homer, sending the Atlanta Braves to the World Series for the first time since 1999 with a 4-2 victory over the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers.The Braves won the best-of-seven series four games to two, exorcising the demons of last year's NLCS - when they squandered 2-0 and 3-1 leads against the Dodgers - and advancing to face AL champions the Houston Astros.
2 per cent of Victorians 16 and over have had at least their first dose and 73.7 per cent have received bothHOSPITALISATIONS* 787 people in hospital, with 146 in intensive care including 93 on a ventilator* Seven-day hospital average: 793.
Twelve years after becoming the youngest-ever discus world champion, Dani Stevens has called time on her long and decorated athletics career.Stevens burst into global prominence at the 2009 world titles in Berlin when she won discus gold aged just 21.
The All Blacks have dealt a blow to United States rugby at the moment of its greatest ambition, posting a record 16-try, 104-14 record win against an under-strength Eagles team.After two matches in which their attack struggled against the stifling defence of South Africa, the All Blacks were able to thrive again, scoring their first try after just 28 seconds in front of more than 40,000 fans at the home of the NFL's Washington Football Team.
Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quinonez has been fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil.Quinonez, who was 32, became a national hero in 2012 when he reached the 200 meter final at the London Games, finishing seventh in a race won by Usain Bolt.
Manchester United's players need time to adjust to each other and their playing styles, forward Cristiano Ronaldo said, encouraging his team to overcome their inconsistent start to the Premier League campaign.United brought in the likes of Ronaldo, midfielder Jadon Sancho and centre back Raphael Varane in the close season but have made a stuttering start domestically to sit sixth in the table with 14 points from eight games.
The Italian Olympic movement is outraged over the exclusion of 100m Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs from the nominees list for male athlete of the year by World Athletics, with a senior official calling it "a lack of respect" and "profoundly wrong."The sport's governing body announced a list of 10 nominees for the prestigious award but found no room for the only man to win two golds on the track at the Tokyo Olympics.
Prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates have imprisoned a television journalist over apparently leaked pre-match comments made before the Emirates' tie with Iraq during a World Cup qualifier earlier this month.Authorities did not identify the journalist they imprisoned from the state-run Abu Dhabi Sports Channel, nor the others fired from the broadcaster over the incident.
Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter has posted a new video denouncing China's human rights record regarding Uyghur people and other Muslim minorities.Friday's video comes two days after Kanter, who has a history of activism - speaking out against his native Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan, condemned the Chinese treatment of Tibet in a similar video, prompting a backlash in China L1N2RH0K2.
Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra was sexually abused by a teacher when he was 13, the Frenchman has alleged.The abuse is detailed in Evra's upcoming autobiography, 'I Love This Game'.
NSW has seen likely events of COVID-19 transmission in bars and gyms since the state opened up nearly two weeks ago.NSW Health's Jeremy McAnulty says the "likely transmission" in high-risk indoor venues is a reminder to maintain COVID-safe behaviour at all times.
Andrew Balding is counting down the days until Spanish Mission's bid for glory in the Melbourne Cup.The American-born, English-trained five-year-old has already proven himself a top-class stayer in Europe - winning last season's Doncaster Cup and the Yorkshire Cup this term.
England will bid to host the women's rugby World Cup in 2025, the country's Rugby Football Union (RFU) says.England's Red Roses, the world's top-ranked women's team, have twice won the World Cup -- in 1994 and 2014.
Moreton Bay mayor Peter Flannery will up the ante in his fight for new NRL team the Dolphins to have a geographical name, seeking answers from ARLC chairman Peter V'landys.The Dolphins' name continues to be one of the biggest talking points 10 days after the NRL announced the Moreton Bay-based team will join the competition in 2023, with officials ruling out any other title being added this week.
When first introduced to Hyundai's pint-sized SUV, called the Venue, it wasn't exactly a case of love at first sight.The prospect of spending an entire week behind the wheel of this dinky little Korean machine that looks like it should be driven by Mr Bean, didn't exactly set pulses racing.
Matildas coach Tony Gustavasson insists allegations of harassment and abuse within the national set-up have not threatened the build-up to their first game on home soil in close to two years.The Matildas have not played in Australia since March 2020, but will take on Brazil in the first of two fixtures on Saturday in Parramatta.
Australian teenage snowboard sensation Valentino Guseli is hopeful a broken wrist won't derail his plans to make his Winter Olympic debut in Beijing next February.The 16-year-old record-setter had a heavy fall during training in Switzerland last week, snapping two bones in his forearm.
Australia's track and field athletes face a selection squeeze for next year's Commonwealth Games amid a fresh restriction on team size.Australia will be able to send 425 athletes to the 2022 Games in Birmingham under an edict from the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).