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Goalkeeper secures spot in World Cup and in Aussie folklore

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — There were two diametrically different ways Andrew Redmayne stood to be remembered after he sprang into a distracting dance routine across the goal-line during the decisive ...

Rockets guard Jalen Green partners with new Asian league

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Before Jalen Green joined the Houston Rockets, becoming the highest-drafted Asian American player in the NBA, he'd already experienced close up how passionate the people of ...

Former test cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in auto accident

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds, who has died after a single-vehicle auto accident, was a big-hitting allrounder who built a credible test career and was an exemplar of Australian sport's p...

Goorjian to be Dragons' foundation coach in new Asian league

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Brian Goorjian's next adventure will be to build a team from the ground up after signing a two-year deal to be foundation coach of the Bay Area Dragons in the new East Asia ...

Thousands to commemorate Warne, cricket's 'box office' star

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Shane Warne mixed with Mick Jagger and Elton John, bowled to Ed Sheeran in the practice nets at the spiritual home of cricket, and for a while was engaged to be married to L...

That'll do: Barty signs off on tennis at 25, ranked No. 1

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty signaled the end of the photo opportunities at her retirement news conference in her typically low-fuss, matter-of-fact style: “Righto, that’ll do.” ...

Ash Barty retires from tennis at age 25; won 3 Grand Slams

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty surprisingly retired from tennis at age 25 while ranked No. 1 and less than two months after winning the Australian Open for her third Grand Slam singles title. ...

A master on field, enigmatic off; Shane Warne dies aged 52

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Shane Warne, whose artful and record-breaking spin bowling on the cricket field was matched by his impish allure and often controversial career off the pitch, was remembered...

Shane Warne, one of cricket's iconic players, dies at 52

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Shane Warne, widely regarded as one of the greatest players, most astute tacticians and ultimate competitors in the long history of cricket, has died. He was 52. ...

Rod Marsh, Australian cricket great, dies at age 74

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — With a distinctive mustache, unbuttoned shirt and a baggy green cap like a beacon behind the stumps, the sight of Rod Marsh and the sound of his name pervaded Australian sum...

Nadal wins Australian Open for record 21st major title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Searching for inspiration when he was down two sets and facing triple break point, with his prospects of winning a record 21st Grand Slam title almost shot, Rafael Nadal th...

Analysis: All in all, a fitting way for Nadal to get No. 21

When Grand Slam title No. 21 belonged to him, when the Australian Open final was over after 5 hours, 24 minutes of twists and turns and he somehow completed a comeback from two sets down, Rafael Nadal...

Barty wins drought-breaking Australian Open women's title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty really didn't know how to react to this drought-breaking triumph. The usually so reserved and understated champion just let it all out, yelling ...

21 or 2/2? Nadal, Medvedev chase history at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Since Wimbledon ended last July, there's been so much discussion in tennis about the first man to win 21 Grand Slam titles. The focus has been almost enti...

Nadal, Medvedev to meet in history-making Australian final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal is within one victory of a men's record 21st Grand Slam singles title. He’ll have to beat second-seedeed Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Op...