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17 January 2018 10:01 PM Nick Kyrgios sets up mouth-watering clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Australian Open

Kyrgios also had to contend with a helicopter hovering overhead and the crowd growing restless after the umpire's microphone malfunctioned, but he advanced with a poised and clinical victory. "It's pretty easy to think why me but the guy in the crowd was crazy, I didn't really know what was going on. It was his little claim to fame, let him have it," Kyrgios 5

17 January 2018 7:44 PM Alexa gets Aussie accent as Amazon launches smart speakers down under

Amazon's talkative Alexa smart assistant is officially on her way to Australia as the online retail giant opens preorders for its Echo smart speakers, in preparation for an "early February" local launch. Rival to Google Assistant and Apple's Siri, Amazon's smart assistant has been localised for Australia. Along with sounding like an Aussie, Alexa will also recognise 10 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 8

16 January 2018 9:49 PM Police arrest 10 people at Brisbane motel over alleged test-drive carjacking

Detectives have arrested 10 people and recovered a stolen Audi after a violent carjacking on Brisbane's southside on Monday night, according to police. It would be alleged four men went to a Comet Street home in Runcorn about 9.30pm to test-drive a 2008 beige Audi A4. Police said two of the men got into the car with the 33-year-old resident and his 21-year-old 11

16 January 2018 9:49 PM Car wedged between two trucks in Truganina

A car has been wedged between two trucks west of Melbourne, sparking long delays for commuters. Paramedics were called to Robinsons Road, at the intersection of Calarco Drive in Truganina about 6.30am. A man in his 40s suffered head and leg injuries in the crash. He has been taken to The Alfred hospital in a serious but stable condition. A woman also sustained 10

16 January 2018 9:16 AM KIIS FM host Will McMahon misses show after bike accident

KIIS FM's new national drive show host, Will McMahon, was hospitalised as a precautionary measure after being involved in a bicycle accident earlier today. McMahon missed his 4pm radio slot alongside co-host Woody Whitelaw on the Will & Woody show after he was hit by a car while cycling to the Melbourne radio station in Richmond. "I don't really know what happened 9 1

15 January 2018 10:13 PM Collapse of Colombian bridge kills workers

Bogota: At least nine construction workers have been killed and five injured after a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia, an official from the disaster response agency said. The bridge, located in Chirajara on the border of Cundinamarca and Meta provinces, was to be part of the highway that connects the capital Bogota and the city of Villavicencio 7

15 January 2018 3:51 AM Man's bail revoked over fatal Christmas crash

A Queensland driver charged over a head-on crash that killed a mother and daughter on Christmas Day is behind bars after his bail was revoked. Mark Jason Veneris was on his way to visit his daughter and grandchildren when his BMW crossed onto the wrong side of Manly Rd in Manly West. The collision killed 18-year-old Makayla Tritton and her 56-year-old 9

14 January 2018 11:43 PM Farmer with broken neck rides for help holding head up with his hair

A farmer was forced to ride his motorbike holding his head upright by his hair after falling and breaking his neck on a property at South Gippsland. The 73-year-old reportedly fell from the bike while checking his farm for grasshoppers on the weekend. A caller to radio station 3AW said the man idled back to his house, holding his head upright with one hand before 5

13 January 2018 3:01 AM Lazarus beaten but far from disgraced in Fremantle Cup

Hall Senior admitted he wanted to make Lazarus earn his victory on Friday, after watching the procession that the Inter Dominion Final became last month. When Bettors Fire held the front Chicago Bull was not going to hand up to Lazarus outside the leader and it left him posted three-wide. Lazarus sat on the outside of Chicago Bull and they paired off in the straight 5