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5 March 2016 12:23 AM Aussies find feet on grass

Australia’s Bernard Tomic fought off a challenge from American Jack Sock to level the Davis Cup World Group tie 1-1 after the opening singles matches in Melbourne on Friday. Tomic looked to be heading for a comfortable victory, rolling through the opening two sets, before being forced to battle hard to win 7-6 (7/2), 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in two hours 24 minutes 24

4 March 2016 1:10 PM Matildas continue on the rout to Rio

The Westfield Matildas have notched their third straight win in Olympic qualifying accounting for the Korea Republic 2-0 on Friday night. Kyah Simon got the Matildas off to the perfect start after she poked home inside a minute, with Emily van Edgmond doubling the Aussies advantage from the penalty spot. Coach Alen Stajcic reverted to the same XI that started 35

4 March 2016 1:01 PM Davis Cup: Australia-US level after Friday’s opening singles

MELBOURNE, Australia — New Australian Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt spent his first day on the side of the court watching his team finish level with the United States after the opening singles in a World Group first-round match. Whether he crosses the line and comes out of retirement to play for the home side over the next two days remains to be seen. Bernard 32

4 March 2016 7:20 AM USA confident with Bryans on their side in Davis Cup

Melbourne (AFP) - Captain Jim Courier said the heavyweight Bryan brothers doubles pairing gave the United States the edge over Australia in their Davis Cup tie with the scores locked at 1-1 after the opening singles matches on Friday. Australia's Bernard Tomic beat Jack Sock to level the World Group round one tie between the great, traditional Davis 33

4 March 2016 1:51 AM Ticketing information: On-sale dates delayed

Issues to Ticketek's website has caused the General Public on-sale date for ticketing of 2016 home and away matches in Victoria to be postponed. The AFL has confirmed that Ticketek's system failure has caused this date to be postponed, with an updated timeframe to be communicated as soon as possible. Tickets for Collingwood's round one clash at the SCG are also off-sale 33

3 March 2016 3:27 PM US man hunting MH370 finds plane part

An American adventurer says that when he discovered part of an aircraft on a sandbar he initially thought it was from a small plane, and not from a Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared two years ago with 239 people aboard. Blaine Gibson has described how a boat operator took him to a sandbar named Paluma off the coast of Mozambique and then called 33

3 March 2016 12:08 PM Australian Officials Agree Debris May Be From MH370 As DCA And MAS Officials Prepare To Leave For Mozambique

Nearly two years after MH370 went missing, the latest discovery of a piece of plane debris had again reignited a media frenzy over the unsolved mystery. Photographs have now emerged of the possible new debris of a Boeing 777 that was discovered by American traveller Blaine Gibson. The images were releases to the media earlier today, courtesy of Blaine 48

3 March 2016 11:39 AM Plane part found by US man hunting MH370

An American who discovered an aircraft part in Mozambique that may be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 says he initially thought it was from a much smaller plane. Blaine Gibson, who has been searching the region's beaches for the debris, said in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday that a boat operator who took him to a sandbank 38

3 March 2016 9:00 AM The Latest: Malaysia: High probability new debris from 777

Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai says based on pictures of the debris found on Mozambique, there is a “high probability” that the part is from a Boeing 777. Flight 370 is the only missing 777. Lai said on Thursday that the area where it was found matches investigators’ predictions of where debris from the plane would end up. Liow says a Malaysian 27

2 March 2016 11:35 PM Lleyton Hewitt return to tennis confirmed as he replaces Nick Kyrgios in Aussie Davis Cup team

Lleyton Hewitt is in line for a shock return to tennis as playing captain of the Australian Davis Cup team after replacing an ailing Nick Kyrgios against the United States. Former world No.1 Hewitt, who retired after the Australian Open in January, took over the Australian captaincy at the start of 2016 and is in charge for the first time in the World 28