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19 November 2017 4:41 AM Steph Curry leads Golden State Warriors past Ben Simmons' Philadelphia 76ers

Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 47 first-quarter points against the Golden State Warriors but ultimately the defending NBA champions wore them down to win 124-116. Stephen Curry scored 35 points while Kevin Durant had 27 as the Warriors overcame a 22-point half-time deficit on Saturday night. Australian rookie Simmons had a double-double 5

19 November 2017 2:12 AM Thanasi Kokkinakis given 2018 Australian Open wildcard

Injury-plagued Thanasi Kokkinakis is set to play at the Australian Open for the first time in three years after being awarded a wildcard. The 21-year-old has battled serious shoulder and abdominal injuries in recent years and is now hoping for a long-overdue change of luck on the fitness front. Kokkinakis said he was incredibly grateful when Davis Cup captain 5

18 November 2017 9:49 AM Canberra Cavalry ABL double header against Brisbane Bandits washed out

He said Canberra's Perkins brothers, Robbie and Kyle, along with Cam Warner and Ryan Kalish would be players to watch at their first home series. "We've had a couple of good hits, but realistically as an offence throughout ... we've missed a few pitches that I don't think we miss a week from now or two weeks from now," Collins said. "We've had runners 5

18 November 2017 2:12 AM Labor to win in Queensland: Newspoll

Labor may return to government in Queensland, taking marginal seats from the Opposition via One Nation preferences, the latest Newspoll suggests. The survey of six swing seats suggests that both parties will lose votes to Pauline Hanson's One Nation, but the preferences will help Labor win other seats from the Liberal National Party, according to the poll published 6

17 November 2017 6:48 AM Michael Matthews claims Cycling Australia's triple crown at awards night

Tour de France green jersey winner Michael Matthews has capped his stunning season with three major honours at the Cycling Australia awards in Melbourne. Matthews claimed the Sir Hubert 'Oppy' Opperman Medal and Trophy for the Australian cyclist of the year, men's road cyclist of the year and the people's choice award. The triple crown win on Friday 7

17 November 2017 4:27 AM Tour de France star Michael Matthews wins triple crown at Cycling Australia awards

He's already got the green jersey, now Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews has a triple crown to wear as well. The Tour de France multiple stage winner claimed three of the top gongs from the Cycling Australia awards in Melbourne on Friday - the "Oppy", for the Australian cyclist of the year, the men's elite road cyclist of the year and the people's 6

17 November 2017 2:06 AM National Capital Rally secures its future and returns in 2018

Canberra's National Capital Rally has secured its future after spending almost a decade in the wilderness and will return in June next year. The Canberra forests will host the Australian leg of the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship for the second year in a row, as well as forming part of the Australian Rally Championship, from June 1-3. More than 80 million 9

17 November 2017 2:06 AM TrustCapital Advisors sells five towers for $727.55 million

Singapore fund manager TrustCapital Advisors has finalised the sale of five major office buildings on Australia's east coast for $727.55 million. TrustCapital moved to offload the Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane towers in June through agents CBRE and JLL. The fund's tower at 469 La Trobe Street sold to an AMP Capital separate account client for $160.5 million 11

16 November 2017 10:03 PM Ashes 2017/18: Australian selectors confirm shock recall for Tim Paine

The 32-year-old was on the verge of retirement earlier this year but forced his way back into the side after his more fancied rivals failed to seal the deal in the Shield. Overlooked for the gloves for Tasmania's Shield team, Paine scored a half-century for a CA XI against England followed by an unbeaten 71 for his state playing as a specialist batsman 9

16 November 2017 11:06 AM George Takei congratulates Australia on gay marriage vote, denies sex harassment claims

Star Trek icon George Takei has used his Australian tour to congratulate the country on the outcome of the same-sex marriage survey and once again deny sexually harassing a former model in the early 1980s. The 80-year-old actor, speaking at the Melbourne Town Hall on Thursday evening, labelled the allegations a "fantastical claim". "I was completely 11