Australia’s Socceroos drawn against Syria, Jordan and Palestine for 2019 Asian Cup

Australia’s Socceroos drawn against Syria, Jordan and Palestine for 2019 Asian Cup

Updated May 05, 2018 09:31:02 Photo: The Socceroos had to battle past Syria to progress to the World Cup qualifying intercontinental play-off, last time out. (AAP: David Moir) Map: United Arab Emirates Graham Arnold’s Socceroos will face familiar foes in their defence of the Asian Cup at next year’s tournament …

Australia’s Matildas lose to Japan in Asian Cup final despite dominating decider

Australia’s Matildas lose to Japan in Asian Cup final despite dominating decider

Posted April 21, 2018 08:37:12 Photo: Emily Van-Egmond’s (R) Matildas missed out on the chance to make Australia Asian champions in men’s and women’s football. (AP: Raad Adayleh) Related Story: Arnold heroics help Matildas win Asian Cup semi-final on penalties Australia has missed a golden opportunity to head into next …

Matildas beat Thailand on penalties to move into Asian Cup final against Japan

Matildas beat Thailand on penalties to move into Asian Cup final against Japan

Posted April 18, 2018 06:53:44 Video: Matildas advance to Asian Cup finals with nail-biting penalty shootout (ABC News) Related Story: Sam Kerr sends Matildas to World Cup with late equaliser against Japan The Matildas have escaped from a monumental semi-final scrap with Thailand, needing an injury-time equaliser and penalties to …

Asian House Geckos are spreading across Australia and into your home

Asian House Geckos are spreading across Australia and into your home

Updated April 13, 2018 19:05:24 Photo: There is more to the common house gecko then meets the eye. (Supplied: Queensland Museum) Related Story: Invasive Asian House gecko lands on Barrow Island Related Story: Parents urged to clean up gecko poo amid spike in salmonella cases They’re creeping into lounge rooms …

Matildas qualify for World Cup, progress to Asian Cup semis with Sam Kerr goal against Japan

Matildas qualify for World Cup, progress to Asian Cup semis with Sam Kerr goal against Japan

Posted April 14, 2018 08:57:04 Photo: The Matildas were saved by a Sam Kerr goal in the 86th minute. (Reuters: Orlando Ramirez/USA Today, File) The Matildas have come back from the brink to snatch a late 1-1 draw against Japan in the Women’s Asian Cup, sealing qualification for next year’s …

Matildas attacker Sam Kerr scores two goals in 8-0 win over Vietnam at Asian Cup

Matildas attacker Sam Kerr scores two goals in 8-0 win over Vietnam at Asian Cup

Updated April 11, 2018 09:53:54 Australia’s Women’s Asian Cup campaign is well and truly back on track following an 8-0 win over an outclassed Vietnam in Jordan. An opening scoreless draw against South Korea left little margin for error, but the Matildas responded in perfect fashion with a one-sided victory …

Association of South East Asian Nations unlikely to ever invite Australia to join

Association of South East Asian Nations unlikely to ever invite Australia to join

Updated March 17, 2018 17:54:58 Photo: Mr Widodo said Australia would bring more stability to the region and ASEAN. (ABC: Taryn Southcombe) Related Story: Aung San Suu Kyi comes to ASEAN summit with reputation tarnished Related Story: Australian-Indonesian ties are key to stability in Asia-Pacific, Yudhoyono says It’s an invitation …

Caterpillar crisis won’t keep Indonesia’s skateboarders from Asian Games gold

Caterpillar crisis won’t keep Indonesia’s skateboarders from Asian Games gold

Posted March 31, 2018 06:14:06 Photo: Aldy Agustiano, 20, is one of the national team’s youngest members. (ABC News: Phil Hemingway) Related Story: Indonesian figure skaters dream of competing in the Winter Olympics Related Story: Indonesia needs Aussie help to chase Rio gold Indonesia’s national skateboarding team has suffered a …

Asian Champions League: Melbourne Victory defeats Kawasaki Frontale, Sydney FC draws in Japan

Asian Champions League: Melbourne Victory defeats Kawasaki Frontale, Sydney FC draws in Japan

Updated March 14, 2018 13:33:34 Video: Melbourne Victory striker Besart Berisha furious at being substituted (ABC News) Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat says he makes no apology for substituting star striker Besart Berisha in last night’s 1-0 Asian Champions League win over Japanese club Kawasaki Frontale. With Victory third and …