Roger Federer's famous name was conspicuously absent from the star-studded original line-up lured to lend their cachet to the first season of the International Premier Tennis League. In September, after Rafael Nadal's withdrawal, it is believed there were more than three million reasons why Federer was persuaded to change his mind.
The thoughts of Phillip Hughes' extended family are with Sean Abbott, the bowler who delivered the ball that caused the severe injuries that ended the life of the former Australian Test opener.
Former Test captain Steve Waugh provided an insight into the impact Phillip Hughes' untimely death has had on young cricketers when he revealed his son Austin burst into tears when told the news.
Time to start planning that picnic or an early-season dip into the ocean as spring draws to a near-perfect close.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has dismissed suggestions of cabinet divisions over the controversial Medicare co-payment as "a complete and utter beat up."
An asylum seeker woman in Nauru has alleged she was raped twice by a male asylum seeker, whom she claims was immediately given a visa by the immigration department after she complained about the assault.
A poker player awarded $340,000 in damages after suing four of his friends for defamation following comments they posted on Facebook about a trip to Las Vegas has warned people to "be very careful about what you write on social media."
Saturday's local elections in Taiwan may turn out to be a referendum on President Ma Ying-jeou and the ruling KMT's policy on economic integration with China.
Australia has but two mythical heroes; Victoria Cross winners and opening batsmen.
Jordan Spieth didn't enjoy as good a day in the second round as he did in the first, left seething after an incident at the fourth involving his ball.
THE 2014 Tour Da Country riders closed in on the final stages of their journey on Friday.