Fifth seed Kim Clijsters booked her place in the semifinals of the Brisbane International on Thursday with a comfortable 6-3 6-2 win over Czech Iveta Benesova.
Former world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Brisbane International tournament in Australia after suffering an ankle injury in Wednesday's third-round victory over Bojana Jovanovski.
Rafael Nadal fought back from a break down in the deciding set to beat Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in their first round clash at the Qatar Open Tuesday.
Kim Clijsters returned to competitive action on the WTA Tour with a convincing straight sets win over Simona Halep in Brisbane Sunday.
Three-time major winner Maria Sharapova has been forced to withdraw from January's Brisbane International event because of an ankle injury.
A column by New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane on Sunday raised a plaintive question: "Who is Occupy Wall Street?"
For most of us, a train journey means a sleepy-eyed commute to work. For trainiacs, they're another entry in the little black book.
CNN's Phil Black returns to a Brisbane neighborhood that was accessible only by boat two days ago.
Police in flood-ravaged Queensland, Australia, released on Saturday the names of many of those who died in the country's flooding, reinforcing the human loss in the tragedy.
Lleyton Hewitt hopes his first experience of playing at the Australian Open's former venue in Kooyong will stand him in good stead for his 15th consecutive appearance at the season's first grand slam next week.
As waters hit their peak, CNN's Phil Black compares the flooding to that in 1974.
As the water continued to recede in parts of flood-battered Brisbane on Friday, wary Australians were hit with a new task: a massive clean-up.
Nine Network's Mark Burrows looks at efforts along the Brisbane River as residents access flood damage.
Emergency services and Australian military personnel stepped up the search Friday for dozens of people still missing in Queensland as authorities and residents tried to assess the damage caused by the state's worst flooding in decades.
Authorities in Brisbane, Australia, are preparing for the worst as flooding continues. CNN's Phil Black reports
Lives are destroyed as rising waters cause massive flooding in Brisbane, Australia.
Tennis superstar Roger Federer is hoping to help the victims of the Australian floods by setting up a fund-raising event this weekend.
Seven Network's Patrick Condren reports Australia's Brisbane River is expected to rise another meter before its peak.
Kayla Brown held her three-year-old daughter on her hip as she sorted through a pile of donated clothes at Brisbane's main flood evacuation center.
The floodwaters sweeping across the state of Queensland in Australia are also soaking one of the few economic success stories in the developed world since the Great Recession.
CNN's John Vause talks with Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale about the deadly flooding.
Floods have devastated the landscape of the state of Queensland, Australia, but they also present a high risk to the Great Barrier Reef.
The beauty of tennis' new year, aside from the anticipation surrounding the Australian Open, is the chance to isolate certain truths out of nothing. The past week saw a flurry of insignificant events, but there was much to be learned about some of the sport's key players:
Not only is tennis' offseason farcically scant; we don't exactly ease into the campaign. Here it is, the first week of January, and -- apart from being a week away from commencing a Slam -- most name players were in action. We caution reading too much into one week of play, especially the first week back from vacation. Still, there were some curious results.
England's cricketers continued their dominance over Australia with a commanding performance on the opening day of the third Ashes Test in Perth.
Records tumbled as England saved the first Test match against Australia at Brisbane on Monday by scoring an enormous 517-1, meaning the tourists go into the next contest with the psychological advantage.
England cricket captain Andrew Strauss insists his side will take no chances on the final day of the opening Ashes Test in Australia after helping bat his side back into the match.
Michael Hussey frustrated England on the second day of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane with an undefeated 81 before play was brought to a premature close at the Gabba.
Anyone who has ever owned a boat has probably dreamed of cruising around the world on it. Sadly, very few of us actually do. Work, kids, health or other commitments usually gets in the way of our ambitions.
1. Here we are, a week into 2010 and we already have a Match of the Year candidate. Kim Clijsters beat Justine Henin in a third-set tiebreaker to win in Brisbane, Australia. There are, of course, many dimensions to this result. Two Belgians, bracketed together-however awkwardly- from day one. Two former No. 1s. And, above all, two "un-retirees" playing top-shelf tennis.
Justine Henin continued her winning return to tennis with a straight sets win over Kazakhstan's Sesil Karatantcheva at the WTA tournament in Brisbane on Wednesday.
Kim Clijsters continued her winning start to 2010 with a 6-0 6-3 demolition of Australia's Alicia Molik at the WTA tournament in Brisbane on Tuesday.
Belgium's Kim Clijsters began her 2010 campaign in fine style with a 6-2 6-1 win over Italy's Tathiana Garbin in the first round of the WTA tournament in Brisbane on Sunday.
Justine Henin has revealed she will make her comeback from tennis at the Brisbane International in January 2010.
It may seem as if the money folks are in charge when startups are looking for capital, but both entrepreneurs and investors stress the importance of determining if the fit will work. Here are three simple questions to ask before taking a venture capitalist's money:
An massive oil spill off the Queensland coast isn't the only worry for officials. Nine Network's Peter Harvey reports.
Australian authorities have declared several coastal areas near Brisbane disaster zones after a massive oil spill earlier this week, according to the Queensland government.
France's Amelie Mauresmo is an injury doubt for the Australian Open after a thigh strain forced the former world number one to quit her semifinal at the WTA tournament in Brisbane.
Former world number one Ana Ivanovic saved two match points before dispatching Roberta Vinci in three sets to reach the quarterfinals of the WTA event in Brisbane on Wednesday night.
Elizabeth Cohen reports on the new recommendation that people 5 to 18 to get vaccinated.
All children 6 months to 18 years old should receive the flu vaccine this year, federal officials said Monday, offering protection to an additional 30 million children.
New Zealand took a stranglehold on the Tri-Nations championship with a superb 19-0 win over world champions South Africa at Newlands on Saturday.
As gasoline prices near $4 a gallon, daily commuters are experiencing more than just pain in their wallets, according to a new study.
This year's flu season has shaped up to be the worst in three years, partly because the vaccine didn't work well against the viruses that made most people sick
Traumatized soldiers and shattered families: A Brisbane lawsuit highlights the unintended victims of the Iraq conflict
Australia compiled an imposing 329-3 on the first day of the second Test against Sri Lanka as Phil Jaques and Mike Hussey scored back-to-back centuries against the tourists in Tasmania.
Brett Lee claimed four second-innings wickets and eight for the match as Australia overwhelmed Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs in the first Test at Brisbane.
Australia require five more wickets as they target an innings victory in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Brisbane.
Australia notched up a massive 551-4 before declaring and reducing Sri Lanka to 31-2 at close of play on day two of the first Test at Brisbane.
Opener Phil Jaques struck his maiden Test century as Australia reached 242 for three wickets at the end of a rain-hit first day in Brisbane of their series against Sri Lanka.
So which network do I go after first, Fox or ESPN? Getting many letters urging me to go forward in my crusade against network idiocy, equally divided between antagonists of both super-powers. Think I'll do the ESPN thing first because the e-mailers in that camp are more passionate; the Foxies seem to be merely annoyed.
A 6.9 magnitude earthquake centered about 22 miles (35 km) undersea near the Santa Cruz Islands in the south Pacific erupted at 12:05 p.m. (3:05 a.m. GMT)Sunday, prompting a tsunami bulletin for the region, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Laser printer emissions may damage your health, says a new study -- not to mention the load of indoor air pollutants we're breathing 90% of the time
Doctors behind UK terror?
Link between terror attempts?
A doctor taken into custody Monday while trying to fly out of Australia was the eighth person detained as British investigators focused on several foreign-born doctors believed to have played a role in the attempted terror attacks in London and Glasgow over the weekend, Australian officials and sources said.
Eight people in custody as part of the wide-ranging investigation into failed car bombings in London and Glasgow all have links to the medical profession.
Doctors taking the modern Hippocratic oath swear to "abstain from whatever is harmful or mischievous," but the investigation into plots to bomb targets in Britain suggests a group of medics may have ignored that vow.
Terror arrest in Australia
A doctor arrested in Cheshire after the failed car bombings in central London and at Glasgow International Airport last month was charged Thursday with conspiracy to cause explosions, Scotland Yard said.
A 27-year-old Indian national, detained in Australia, has been charged in connection with terrorism incidents in Britain last month, Australian authorities told CNN.
Two men accused of terror attacks in Britain planned to kill themselves in a suicide bombing, sources told CNN Wednesday after police found an apparent suicide note.
Police in Britain are combing through evidence in an international search for more suspected terrorists with ties to the attempted attacks in London and Glasgow.
At least 13 people died in the Solomon Islands Monday after two earthquakes and a tsunami hit the western part of the island-chain nation, the country's chief spokesman said.
Two large back-to-back earthquakes centered in the region of the Solomon Islands triggered a tsunami warning Sunday for a huge part of the Pacific including Australia and Indonesia.
What's the biggest difference between kissing Matt Damon and kissing Brad Pitt? "One's a friend and one's my love," says Angelina Jolie, who co-stars with Damon in the upcoming drama "The Good Shepherd."
England captain Andrew Flintoff expects fast bowler Steve Harmison to show a big improvement in the second Ashes test against Australia, after his disappointing one for 177 from 42 wayward overs in the first test drubbing.
England and Australia have both suffered injury scares ahead of their eagerly-awaited Ashes Test series next week.
Australia have put their faith in pace, by picking five fast bowlers in a 13-man squad for next week's first Ashes test against England in Brisbane.
Former captain Craig Moore has been suspended from Australia's squad for Saturday's friendly against Paraguay in Brisbane after missing a training session, Football Federation Australia said on Thursday.
Australia's home Bledisloe Cup test against New Zealand in 2007 will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) said on Wednesday.
New Zealand coach Graham Henry named a full-strength side for Saturday's Tri-Nations encounter with Australia in Brisbane.
Wendell Sailor's rugby union career was effectively ended on Friday when the Australian Test winger was handed a two-year ban after testing positive for cocaine.
Matt Giteau comes in at inside center in place of Mat Rogers in one of four changes in the Australian team to play South Africa in the Tri-Nations at Brisbane on Saturday.
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Batsman Simon Katich has been dropped from Australia's squad for next week's second Test against West Indies and been replaced by Brad Hodge.
The injury-hit Australian rugby team will delay naming its squad for the All Blacks Test in Auckland next week because of new concerns over the fitness of a clutch of players.
Olimpiada Ivanova of Russia set the first world record of the world athletics championships in Helsinki on Sunday, clinching the US$160,000 bonus available as she won the 20-kilometer walk.
The battle to host the 2012 Olympic Games has moved to Brisbane, Australia, with the five candidate cities bidding to impress members of Oceania's Olympic committees.
The Australian city of Brisbane is considering bidding for the 2020 or 2024 Olympics, Queensland state premier Peter Beattie has announced.
New Zealanders Scott Styris and Brendon McCullum were cleared to play in Friday's third and deciding one-day international in Brisbane after being cleared of charges from Wednesday's 17-run loss to Australia.
Four people have been charged after police and customs officers made Australia's biggest ecstasy drug bust, seizing powder with a potential street value of Aust. $68 million ($47 million).
Australian regional banking group Suncorp has confirmed that it expects profits to rise by at least 25 percent this year.
Australian police have arrested a man over a Southeast Asia sunken treasure scheme that promised huge returns to investors.
Transport and logistics group Patrick Corp., the biggest shareholder in airline Virgin Blue, is to upgrade its shipping operations at the Australian port of Brisbane.
Wall Street pushed the snooze button on Monday after several weeks of following corporate earnings, but a Dow stock added a different kind of flavor into an otherwise tame after-hours session.
Eight cities are bidding for the 2009 athletics world championships, the International Association of Athletics Federations has announced.
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