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19 January 2018 8:51 AM Sir Trevor Garland accused of sexually assaulting St Vincent's Hospital patient

Former diplomat Sir Trevor Garland allegedly sexually assaulted a St Vincent's Hospital patient he was helping look after as part of a program for sick Solomon Islands residents. The alleged abuse of power came three years after the 62-year-old former honorary consul to the Solomon Islands had his role terminated by the Australian government because 6

19 January 2018 4:20 AM Bankrupt rugby league star in court for trying to leave the country

Former rugby league star Jarrod McCracken has faced a Brisbane court accused of leaving the country while bankrupt. McCracken, 47, appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Friday charged with four counts of leaving Australia while an undischarged bankrupt. The embattled former New Zealand footballer was declared bankrupt in 2012 after a years-long 7

18 January 2018 11:49 PM Dave Taylor, Fuifui Moimoi released by Toronto Wolfpack

Promoted Toronto Wolfpack have released three of their high-profile players, including new signing Dave Taylor, with the new Championship season just around the corner. Taylor, a former Kangaroos forward who was signed from the Raiders, has left without playing a game for the club, along with ex-Eels prop Fuifui Moimoi and Ryan Bailey. The bombshell 7

18 January 2018 11:17 PM FFA confirm Colombia match for London as new Socceroos coach appointment looms

Bert Van Marwijk, Graham Arnold, Marcelo Bielsa, Louis Van Gaal, Tony Popovic or whoever it is that finally lands the Socceroos job will have two games in four days in late March to familiarise himself with his new charges before making crucial decisions on who will make the World Cup squad for Russia 2018, and who will miss out. The FFA had already 5

17 January 2018 10:12 PM Russia probe: Bannon avoids grand jury after deal with Mueller

Washington: Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has done a deal with US Special Counsel Robert Mueller that will see him avoid appearing before a grand jury, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. But the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Mueller offered Bannon the option of being interviewed by his investigators 9 1

17 January 2018 1:37 PM Anthony Mundine keeps Jeff Horn bout alive after KO of Tommy Browne

Anthony Mundine has kept alive his hopes of a fight against Jeff Horn with a second-round KO over former featherweight world title contender Tommy Browne in Sydney. Mundine, 42, backed Browne up on Wednesday night in the closing seconds of the round, tagging him with several shots, before flooring him with a left hand to the head right on the bell. He wins the vacant 13

17 January 2018 6:25 AM Two senior Ipswich City Council officers resign amid CCC charges

Two suspended senior Ipswich City Council officers charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission last year have resigned from their positions. Suspended Ipswich City Council chief executive Jim Lindsay and chief operating officer of works, parks and recreation Craig Maudsley resigned on Wednesday, according to a media statement released by Ipswich City Council 15

16 January 2018 6:29 AM Australian Open 2018: Milos Raonic slumps to early exit at Melbourne Park

Former world No.3 Milos Raonic was sent tumbling out of the Australian Open first round by Lukas Lacko on Tuesday, the Canadian's earliest grand slam exit since the 2011 French Open. On the comeback trail after a 2017 season disrupted by injury, Raonic looked off the pace as he was picked apart 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6(4) by the 86th-ranked Slovak on showcourt 11

14 January 2018 2:05 AM UFC champion Robert Whittaker withdraws from Perth bout

Australian middleweight champion and headline act Robert Whittaker has apologised to his fans after being forced to withdraw from Perth's UFC blockbuster in February. Whittaker was scheduled to take on former champion Luke Rockhold in UFC 221 at Perth Arena on February 11. But the 27-year-old has been ruled out of his title defence with an undisclosed 13

13 January 2018 6:48 AM Andreas Seppi keen on Nick Kyrgios clash after winning Canberra Challenger

At the start of the week an out of touch Andreas Seppi wanted nothing to do with another Nick Kyrgios showdown at the Australian Open. But five days later and with a Canberra Challenger title to his name, the Italian veteran said bring it on for a third clash with the Australian No. 1 at Melbourne Park. The pair have played two five-set epics in the past three 7