World Cup: Luke Modric scores penalty as Croatia goes top of Group D after 2-0 win over Nigeria – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

World Cup: Luke Modric scores penalty as Croatia goes top of Group D after 2-0 win over Nigeria – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Updated June 17, 2018 07:51:02 Photo: Croatia put aside indifferent form in qualifying and the lead-up to take top spot in Group D. (AP: Michael Sohn) Related Story: Iceland’s fairytale continues, holding Argentina 1-1 after Messi misses penalty Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 with an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and …

Brisbane Broncos beat Cronulla 20-16, the Dragons go top after win over Manly, Gold Coast defeats the Bulldogs

Brisbane Broncos beat Cronulla 20-16, the Dragons go top after win over Manly, Gold Coast defeats the Bulldogs

Updated June 16, 2018 21:54:05 Photo: The Broncos consolidated a spot in the top eight with a hard-fought win over the Sharks. (AAP: Craig Golding) A spectacular put-down by winger Corey Oates has helped Brisbane to survive a furious comeback by Cronulla for a tense 20-16 NRL victory. The win …

Victorian Liberals win partial victory in battle for $70m Cormack fund | Australia news

Victorian Liberal president Michael Kroger has scored a partial court victory in his battle to regain control of a $70m fundraising corporation, but only managed to secure 25% of the fund’s shares. Kroger has not ruled out further action, as he seeks to gain full control over the Cormack Foundation’s …

Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid set up England’s three-wicket win over Australia in first one-day international

Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid set up England’s three-wicket win over Australia in first one-day international

Updated June 14, 2018 08:50:21 Photo: England captain Eoin Morgan shouts to his batting partner Joe Root not to run at The Oval in London. (AP: Matt Dunham) Spinners Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid shared five wickets and set up England’s three-wicket win over new-look Australia in the first one-day …

St George Illawarra Dragons back on top of NRL ladder with gritty win over Canterbury Bulldogs

St George Illawarra Dragons back on top of NRL ladder with gritty win over Canterbury Bulldogs

Updated June 11, 2018 18:07:01 Photo: Dragons five-eighth Gareth Widdop is wrapped up by the Bulldogs defence. (AAP: Craig Golding) St George Illawarra has survived a second-half blitz from Canterbury to register a tense 18-16 win and reclaim top spot on the NRL ladder. The Dragons looked set for an …

Scottish cricket team secure historic first-ever win over top-ranked England

Scottish cricket team secure historic first-ever win over top-ranked England

Updated June 11, 2018 11:15:45 Photo: Scotland’s Safyaan Sharif celebrates taking the final wicket to secure the win. (Reuters: Craig Brough) Scotland’s cricketers have pulled off the greatest victory in their history to beat England for the first time amid scenes of disbelief and jubilation at the tiny Grange ground …

UNSW professor Martin Green bests Elon Musk to win $820k Global Energy Prize

UNSW professor Martin Green bests Elon Musk to win $820k Global Energy Prize

By Rachael Jones Posted June 11, 2018 08:09:39 Photo: Professor Martin Green has been awarded the 2018 Global Energy Prize. (Supplied) A Sydney professor has become the first Australian to win a prestigious science award worth more than $820,000. Martin Green, from the University of New South Wales, was one …

Robert Whittaker beats Yoel Romero at UFC 225, Tai Tuivasa skols a shoey after undercard win

Robert Whittaker beats Yoel Romero at UFC 225, Tai Tuivasa skols a shoey after undercard win

Updated June 10, 2018 16:55:53 Photo: Robert Whittaker’s title was never at stake after Yoel Romero failed to make weight for the bout. (AP: Jim Young) Australia’s UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has survived a furious late onslaught from Cuban Yoel Romero to score a split decision win at Chicago’s …

French Open: Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens to win first grand slam title

French Open: Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens to win first grand slam title

Posted June 10, 2018 10:11:31 Related Story: Halep, Muguruza set up French Open semi-final; Nadal in limbo World number one Simona Halep has claimed her maiden grand slam title winning the French Open final against tenth seed Sloane Stephens. She had gone 0-3 in matches with a major trophy on …

Socceroos have room for improvement despite lucky 2-1 win in Hungary – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Socceroos have room for improvement despite lucky 2-1 win in Hungary – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Posted June 10, 2018 05:31:47 Photo: Daniel Arzani, shown here with Hungary’s Daniel Bode, scored in the 74th minute. (Reuters: Bernadett Szabo) Related Story: Don’t get carried away with warm-up results, says Socceroos assistant coach Related Story: Czech thumping highlights van Marwijk’s plan and proves Socceroos are ready to execute …