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'Strange' marsupial giants roamed ancient Australia

Melbourne |Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

For most of the last 25 million years, eastern Australia was home to a now-extinct group of marsupials called palorchestids that had strange bodies and lifestyles unlike any living species, new resear

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Ashes: Smith fifty propels Australia to 147/4 at tea on Day 2

London |Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

Steve Smith brought up his tenth consecutive Ashes fifty and remained unbeaten on 59 as Australia reached 147/4 at tea on Day 2 of the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval on Friday.

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3rd Australian citizen detained in Iran identified

Canberra |Saturday, 2019 6:15:06 PM IST

The family of an Australian citizen who is being held in Iran, on Saturday confirmed her identity after several media outlets published her name.

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Australia secure spot in 2021 Women's World Cup

Dubai |Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

The women's cricket team of Australia have assured themselves a top four spot in the ICC Women's Championship (IWC) following their 3-0 sweep of the West Indies, thus securing a place in the 2021 Worl

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Australia opt to field in final Ashes Test (Toss)

London |Thursday, 2019 9:15:06 PM IST

Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bowl in the fifth and final Ashes Test against England beginning Thursday at the Kia Oval.

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Smith will lead Australia again: Mark Taylor

Sydney |Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Former Australia skipper Steve Smith has made an impressive comeback in international cricket as he top-scored in the ongoing Ashes 2019 with 671 runs in five innings after his comeback to the Test cr

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Australian travel bloggers held in Iran identified

Canberra |Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST

Two Australian citizens detained in Iran have been identified as travel bloggers, Jolie King and Mark Firkin, the government announced on Thursday.

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Hundreds evacuated due to bushfires in Australia

Canberra |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST

Some 400 people have been evacuated from their homes in Australia due to at least 130 bushfires that are still ravaging the area, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Australia retain the Ashes, beat England by 185 runs (Intro Roundup, fixing headline)

Manchester |Monday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST

Australia saw off late resistance from Jack Leach and Craig Overton to beat England by 185 runs on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the series and retain the Ashes. Chasing a target of 383, England folded

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Australia retain the Ashes, beat England by 185 runs (Roundup)

Manchester |Monday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST

Australia saw off late resistance from Jack Leach and Craig Overton to beat England by 185 runs on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the series and retain the Ashes. Chasing a target of 383, England folded

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Over 100 bushfires rage in Australia

Canberra |Monday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

More than 100 bushfires were on Monday raging across two Australian states, while weather services warned that strong wind gusts and dry air were hampering efforts to control the fires that have damag

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Australia eight wickets away from retaining Ashes (Roundup)

Manchester |Sunday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST

Australia bossed the proceedings on Day 4 of the fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford. They set England a target of 383 and need to take eight wickets on the final day to take a 2-1 lead in the series an

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