As the Matildas prepare to host the World Cup this should be a time of excitement, but there is a cloud over the team and their image.
In his first BBC Sport column at the Australian Open, Andy Murray talks about his thrilling opening win and blocking out Cristiano Ronaldo-style 'Siuuuu' celebrations.
A man has been charged with murder after a five-day search for a girl near Sydney, police say.
The Novak Djokovic visa saga was "a significant distraction for everyone", say Australian Open organisers.
The actress discusses her new film Nightmare Alley and the unlikely role she took on during lockdown.
Australia batter Beth Mooney will miss the Women's Ashes against England after sustaining a fractured jaw in training.
The tennis star arrives in Belgrade after being deported from Australia over his Covid vaccination status.
Novak Djokovic has been deported from Australia following the row over a vaccine exemption. What happens next for the Serb?
The men's tennis number one will no longer appear at the tournament, after his visa was cancelled.
The tennis star cannot obtain a visa for three years after losing an appeal, but the PM suggests this is flexible.
Aleksandar Vucic describes Australia's treatment of the tennis star as torment and torture.
Deported from Australia and unable to defend his Open title, how did it get to this point?
Tennis star Novak Djokovic loses his legal challenge and is deported from Australia.
Scott White, 50, unexpectedly pled guilty at a pre-trial hearing.
People in Melbourne react as Australia revokes tennis star Novak Djokovic's visa for a second time.
The decision to cancel his visa for the second time is largely about saving face in an election year.
What was meant to be the start of a new year of tennis glory has turned into a global controversy.
On 12 January 1970, a British toddler disappeared from Fairy Meadow beach in NSW, Australia.
The world number one made it onto a tennis court in Melbourne, but he could still be deported.
Australia's legal defence collapsed on the evidence of the tennis player's treatment at the airport.
An Australian member of a UN committee about discrimination against women describes the Prime Minister's reference to a threat of violence against female protesters as "saddening".
News Corp says it has reached a multi-year agreement with Facebook that covers its major Australian mastheads, including The Australian, Daily Telegraph and Herald Sun, as well as regional publications.
Australian health advisors and the government remain committed to the rollout of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, despite safety concerns overseas and on the backbench.
A mystery case of Covid-19 has been detected in Western Australia, as the state recorded five new local cases with some infectious in the community.
Australia will work with America and the United Kingdom in attempting to deter Russia from “whatever action” they are considering taking against Ukraine, but no requests are “anticipated” to be made.
Calmer, wiser and richer, Maddison Inglis has shocked the tennis world in barging into the final 32 at this year’s Australian Open.
Chris O’Connell must be sick of people referencing him cleaning boats to pay the bills a few years back – but he’ll gladly retell it now.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is holding a press conference about the nation’s Omicron response after national cabinet.
Broadcaster Ray Hadley has slammed Premier Dominic Perrottet, accusing him of “lying” about the desperate state of NSW hospitals, which are buckling under the strain of Covid-19.
A man has been charged after a young boy was left fighting for life following a horror crash north of Brisbane.
Australian T20 World Cup heroes Mitch Marsh and Josh Hazlewood could be in for a million-dollar payday in February, after both men were named in the official ICC T20 team of the year.
Sydney Thunder needs to improve its attitude, and fielding, quick-smart to bounce back from an unconvincing three-game stretch and return to its “unstoppable” best in the BBL finals.
Australians sceptical about getting any of the “new technology” Covid-19 vaccines approved for use in Australia finally have a fourth, more traditional, option.