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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action  against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Thursday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Novak Djokovic is still the player to beat at this Australian Open. In a routine three-set workout against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the world number one lo(...)

 Maria Sharapova makes a forehand return to Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson during their second round match at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph: Aaron Favila/AP

Former Australian Open winner Maria Sharapova continued her marauding form by handing out a 6-2 6-1 thrashing to Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson  to se(...)

Ireland’s Shane Lowry of Ireland in action at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Practice made perfect for Ireland’s Shane Lowry as he equalled the course record with a stunning 62 in the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Champions(...)

Roger Federer. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Double defending champion Roger Federer will start his bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles next week against unseeded Uzbek Denis Istomin, w(...)

‘While Facetime and Skype make the distance a bit more bearable, my baby having one-dimensional grandparents just doesn’t feel right.’

In September 2013 I followed my heart to an Irish man living in Melbourne. I would like to say I’ve never looked back, but I have a crick in my neck f(...)

 Gael Monfils: said he had suffered  a “small heat-stroke” for 40 minutes during his   match against Djokovic at last year’s Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Dean Lewons/EPA

Men competing in singles games at the Australian Open will get 10-minute breaks if the forthcoming Grand Slam’s notorious heat reaches hazardous level(...)

Australian minister for home affairs Peter Dutton: ‘This government is determined to deal with foreign terrorist fighters as far from our shores as possible.’ File photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

Australia has stripped a suspected militant held in Turkey of citizenship because he fought for Islamic State. Minister for home affairs Peter Dutton(...)

People ride the Beach House water slides during hot weather at Glenelg beach in Adelaide, Australia. Photograph: Kelly Barnes/EPA

Australia’s post-Christmas heatwave continues to sweep across the country, with a near record-breaking 49 degrees forecast for Western Australia, and (...)

Ciara Moore, a 32-year-old nurse from Greystones, moved to Sydney in 2015.

In the past decade, almost 100,000 people have boarded a plane and moved to Australia. That’s an average of 27 people every day, for 10 years. When th(...)

‘Christmas in Australia is all I know now.’

Christmas, for the most part, is a frivolous almost incidental affair in Australia. Baby Jesus barely rates a mention. There are no crushes at midnigh(...)

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