Geoff Ogilvy has been largely missing from the PGA Tour the last four years. The 2006 U.S. Open champion has been in his native Australia working on a golf course design. But after sitting through more video calls than he can remember, Ogilvy realized that playing golf is the best job he ever had.
Australia is removing the British monarchy from its bank notes. The nation’s central bank said its new $5 bill would feature an Indigenous design rather than an image of King Charles III.
Australia will remove the British monarch from its banknotes, replacing the late Queen Elizabeth II's image on its $5 note with a design honor…
"This is an extraordinary result … they have quite literally found the needle in the haystack," the Emergency Services minister said.
The capsule the size of a pea was detected by a search vehicle travelling at 43 miles per hour when specialist equipment picked up radiation emitting from the capsule.
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Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open championship has returned him to No. 1 in the ATP rankings. His four-place rise from No. 5 to replace Carlos Alcaraz at No. 1 is the largest jump to the top spot in the 50-year history of the computerized rankings for men’s tennis. Aryna Sabalenka’s first Grand Slam title moved her up from No. 5.
Novak Djokovic has claimed his 10th Australian Open championship and 22nd Grand Slam title overall by beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5). The victory in Sunday's final at Melbourne Park also allows Djokovic to return to No. 1 in the ATP rankings.
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Novak Djokovic put aside some shaky early play to beat unseeded American Tommy Paul and reach the Australian Open final, where he will face Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday. The winner will move up to No. 1 in the ATP rankings.
An Australian government minister says rapper Ye could be refused a visa due to antisemitic comments if he attempts to visit Australia. Educat…
Tommy Paul has reached his first Grand Slam semifinal and ended the surprising run of Ben Shelton by winning their all-American matchup Wednesday at the Australian Open. Paul is the first man from the United States to make it to the final four at Melbourne Park since Andy Roddick in 2009. He will face 21-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic in the semifinals Friday.
MELBOURNE, Australia — On the court at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday night, Victoria Azarenka — the athlete — displayed the same confident brand of take-the-ball-early, hard-hitting tennis that carried her to two Australian Open titles and the No. 1 ranking a decade ago.
Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina has advanced to the Australian Open semifinals with a 6-2, 6-4 win over former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. The match on Rod Laver Arena featured a rare rain delay of about 20 minutes while the roof was closed.
Ben Shelton joins Tommy Paul and Sebastian Korda to give the U.S. three men in the quarterfinals in the Australia Open for the first time since 2000. Also reaching the men's quarterfinals were Novak Djokovic and Andrey Rublev.
No. 5-seeded Aryna Sabalenka has defeated Belinda Bencic 7-5, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open for the first time. No. 4 Caroline Garcia faced Magda Linette later Monday for the final place in the women’s quarterfinals.
Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina has eliminated No. 1-ranked Iga Swiatek and 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko has defeated Coco Gauff in the Australian Open's fourth round on Sunday.
Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina has eliminated No. 1-ranked Iga Swiatek in straight sets to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals for the first time. The 22nd-seeded Rybakina used her big serving to unsettle Swiatek and got the better of their baseline exchanges to win 6-4, 6-4 in about 1 1/2 hours.
Australia's echidna has developed a curious way to cool off — blowing bubbles out of its beaklike snout.
Sebastian Korda has eliminated two-time runner-up Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open’s third round. It is the latest in a string of victories by young American men against top players at Melbourne Park.
Rangers worked quickly to remove the giant toad from the wild because a cane toad of its size will eat "anything it can fit into its mouth."
Jenson Brooksby has eliminated No. 2 seed Casper Ruud in four sets in the second round of the Australian Open. No. 2-seeded Ons Jabeur also lost in the second round. Jabeur and Ruud were both runners-up at two Grand Slam tournaments in 2022.
Rafael Nadal says his hip was injured during a second-round loss at the Australian Open to Mackenzie McDonald on Wednesday. The 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 defeat abruptly ended Nadal's title defense and bid for a record-extending 23rd Grand Slam trophy.
Tennis, in particular, and sports, in general, can’t help but reflect society. And that means athletes, spectators and the folks who run leagues and events must contend with and perhaps confront whatever the prevailing global touchpoints are at any given time. The Australian Open, the Grand Slam tournament that began this week in Melbourne, is offering reminders of that.