DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan's inexperienced spinners left Australia struggling on 59-4 Saturday at stumps on the fourth day of the first test after Younis Khan smashed a record-breaking century to give his team a formidable lead of 437 runs.
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — New Zealand scored twice in two minutes in the second half on its way to a 30-12 win over Australia in the Four Nations rugby league tournament Saturday, ending the Kangaroos test winning streak at 17 games.
SYDNEY, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Factbox on Australia back Kurtley Beale, who was fined 45,000 Australian dollars ($39,559) for sending an offensive text, but escaped a ban from the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) on Friday. PRODIGY * Born on Jan 6, 1989 in Blacktown in Sydney's western suburbs to an indigenous family, Beale signed for the New South Wales Waratahs at the age of 16 while still playing ...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan newcomer Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar exposed Australia's vulnerability against spinners by reducing the visitors to 282-8 at tea on the third day of the first test on Friday.
Australia are staring at a heavy loss in the first Test against Pakistan after the re-emergence of their woes against spin, their hopes of regaining the No.1 ranking this series evaporated in the desert heat.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — David Warner's aggressive half century spurred Australia to a solid 113 without loss after Sarfraz Ahmed's belligerent century lifted Pakistan to 454 on the second day of the first test on Thursday.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Thursday he was considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight Ebola, but that priority remains responding to an outbreak in the Asia-Pacific region.