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29 March 2018 3:45 AM Canberra Capitals Academy ready for SEABL bid with Kate Gaze and Brittni Montgomery

Montgomery has arrived in the capital for her first season in Australia. The 26-year-old has played in Greeze, Turkey and Portugal before deciding to test herself in Australia. The former Central Florida University student started in 30 games in her last season of college and averaged eight points per game. "We're building a chemistry here on and off the court 19

9 March 2018 6:28 PM Tiger Woods surges to the top of a PGA Tour leaderboard for the first time since 2015

Entering on Friday, Tiger Woods had not led a golf tournament since August 22, 2015, when he ascended to the top of the leaderboard during the third round of the Wyndham Championship. Woods would falter with a final-round 70, finishing four strokes behind winner Davis Love III, and less than a month later would have the first of two back operations that would 32

2 March 2018 5:54 AM World champion quartet to race at ACT rowing championships

Reigning world champion rowers are set to descend on Lake Burley Griffin for the ACT rowing championships beginning on Saturday. Australia's world champion men's four crew of Jack Hargreaves, Spencer Turrin, Alexander Hill and Joshua Hicks headline the two-day event featuring almost 600 rowers. The crew won world championship gold following their heroics 32

9 February 2018 3:52 AM Fire breaks out on Thailand tourist hotspot Phi Phi Island

A huge fire broke out on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, a popular tourist destination on Tuesday night. One witness told Fairfax Media she saw five hotels and hostels up in flames, with the blaze "spreading like wildfire". A huge fire, possibly started by a gas canister explosion, has been ‘spreading like wildfire’ through the tourist island of Phi Phi in Thailand 48

1 November 2017 9:27 AM New York attack: Uzbekistan president offers to help US with suspect

The Uzebkistan president on Wednesday offered to help US authorities in the investigation into the truck driver suspect, who is reportedly a Uzbek national, of the fatal New York truck attack. "Uzbekistan is ready to use all forces and resources to help in the investigation of this act of terror," President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said, offering condolences 227

1 November 2017 12:52 AM Bloodbath in downtown New York City after driver mows down pedestrians and cyclists

THE ‘lone wolf terrorist’ who mowed down cyclists and pedestrians before smashing into a school bus, killing eight and injuring a dozen more, left a note pledging allegiance to IS. At least eight people are dead after Sayfullo Saipov, 29, drove the wrong way at high speed down a bike path in Battery Park City near the World Trade Centre site at 3.15pm local 278

25 October 2017 12:46 AM NSW tourist Prue Elizabeth Harvey ‘batters Zombie rider’ in Florida

NSW tourist Prue Elizabeth Harvey faces a serious battery charge in Florida after allegedly pushing over a female cyclist during the popular Zombie Bike Ride. Harvey allegedly yelled “fall bitch” before shoving the 68-year-old female cyclist to the ground in Key West on Sunday, the Miami-Herald reports. Harvey, 32, from Yamba, was in Key West to attend 116

24 October 2017 7:53 PM Australian woman arrested in US for alleged drunken attack at zombie bike ride event

An Australian tourist has been arrested in the United States for an alleged drunken attack on a 68-year-old cyclist at a zombie-themed bike riding event in Florida. Prue Elizabeth Harvey, 32, from Yamba in New South Wales, was arrested on a felony battery charge — a more serious offence than a misdemeanour because the alleged victim was aged 65 or older 87

23 October 2017 8:29 PM Trump hits back at widow's claims he didn't remember fallen US soldier's name

The pregnant widow of an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger said Monday that Donald Trump had struggled to remember his name during a condolence call, in an account the president immediately disputed. Trump's call to Myeshia Johnson, whose husband Sergeant La David Johnson was one of four US soldiers killed in the October 4 jihadist attack 108

21 October 2017 8:55 PM Funeral Held for U.S. Soldier at Center of Donald Trump Fight

(COOPER CITY, Fla.) — Mourners remembered not only a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman but his three comrades who died with him. Some of the 1,200 mourners exiting the church after Saturday's service said the portrait of Sgt. La David Johnson, 25, was joined on stage 95