Australia is being urged to stockpile munitions and redirect military resources from the Middle East to guard against rising Chinese strength.
Australian basketball star Liz Cambage has denied a claim she called rival WNBA players "fat ass" as she helped the Las Vegas Aces book their place in the playoffs.
Cricket Australia's sports medicine boss is comfortable with the way Steve Smith's concussion was handled, saying it would be an overreaction to enforce players sitting out the rest of the game if struck in the head.
Brisbane captain Darius Boyd is adamant Friday's NRL clash against South Sydney is much more than about the return of ex-Broncos coach Wayne Bennett.
Sydney Roosters playmaker Cooper Cronk has been cleared to play this week as the NRL defending champions continue their push to lock up a top-two finish.
Queensland's first driverless bus will hit the road on an island off Brisbane later this year at a sedate 20km/h.
A high school basketball jersey that once belonged to former president Barack Obama has sold at an auction in Dallas to an anonymous buyer for $US120,000 ($A177,000).
GAMES TO DECIDE NRL'S TOP EIGHTRound 23: Wests Tigers v Newcastle at CampbelltownA massive match that is sudden death for both sides.
GAMES TO DECIDE NRL'S TOP FOURRound 23: Canberra v Manly at GIO StadiumThe Raiders are all but assured a top-four spot given their two-point advantage and superior for-and-against on the chasing pack but this one is massive for Manly.
Icelandic officials, activists and others have said goodbye to what once was a glacier, with poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change.