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18 January 2018 3:10 AM Australian Open 2018: Actor Will Ferrell raves about trip Down Under

Hollywood actor Will Ferrell has revealed his trip Down Under could inspire him to make an Australian tennis movie, during a hilarious press conference at the Australian Open. In the country on a holiday with his wife and friends, the 50-year-old Anchorman star and tennis fan spoke highly of the grand slam tournament, the city of Melbourne and described 5

17 January 2018 11:13 AM Australian Open 2018: Australia's John Millman exits in second round

John Millman's bid for consecutive third round grand slam appearances ends, after the Australian was out-gunned by 28th seed Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Millman, 28, snatched a set off the world No.30 but went down 5-7, 6-3, 4-6, 1-6 in two hours and 39 minutes on show court three. It meant the Australian was unable to match his best grand 8

17 January 2018 11:13 AM ATM thieves caught on video ram-raiding Frankston shopping centre

Police are on the hunt for three offenders who attempted to torch a stolen vehicle after using it in a ram-raid ATM theft at a Frankston shopping centre. CCTV footage shows a light-coloured Ford Maverick smashing through a glass entrance to Karingal shopping centre at 3.55am on Wednesday morning. Police are on the hunt for three offenders who attempted 11

16 January 2018 11:50 PM Ben Simmons jersey sales rocket into the NBA's top 10

The popularity of Ben Simmons continues to boom with the NBA announcing the Australian's Philadelphia 76ers jersey is one of the top 10 sellers. The 21-year-old, who is expected to achieve the rare milestone of being selected in next month's NBA All-Star game in his rookie year, came in eighth on the jersey sales list. Jofra Archer in a BBL star, Roy belts 9

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 11:44 AM Finals chances officially over as Melbourne Stars lose to Sydney Sixers

Dunk's seven from 12 balls was his sixth single-digit score from seven innings this season. Glenn Maxwell and Handscomb briefly gave hope to a revival, but after dispatching Abbott for two sixes to opposite ends of the ground in three balls, Maxwell edged behind for 28 from 16. Handscomb went for 14 from 16, becoming Lyon's third victim. Yet again James 12

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

16 January 2018 8:19 AM Canberra tennis veteran Alison Bai gunning for fifth time lucky at Australian Open

"I feel a lot more comfortable and used to the area because I spend a lot of time at Melbourne Park training and being in the gym, you forget it's a grand slam until you go outside and see all the spectators," Bai said. "It's always been dream of mine to be playing at grand slams and being amongst the best players in the world, as a kid I always wanted 8

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 10

16 January 2018 4:10 AM Sixth WNBL MVP: Stress fractures can't slow Townsville Fire's Suzy Batkovic

Townsville Fire star Suzy Batkovic has overcome injury to claim her sixth WNBL most valuable player award. The 37-year-old centre polled 117 out of a maximum 189 votes to finish ahead of Melbourne Boomers centre Liz Cambage (104 votes) and Perth Lynx WNBA import Courtney Williams (95). MVP votes are taken each game from referees and coaches throughout 9 1