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An Australian judge on Thursday sentenced Graeme Lawrence, 77, to eight years in jail, for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy in 1991 local media reported.
Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has congratulated Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya for knocking out 185-pound challenger, Robert Whittaker, to become UFC undisputed world middleweight champion.
A video showing the celebration of The Adesanyas as their son, Isreal Adesanya, emerged the UFC middleweight champion has been trending on social media.
An Israeli court on Wednesday ordered a former Australian school principal, suspected of sexual assault, and who Australia is seeking to extradite, released from prison to house arrest.
Japanese football star Keisuke Honda on Saturday marketed himself to Manchester United in an unusual and apparently desperate Twitter plea, as he hunts for a new club.
World number one Novak Djokovic will begin his 2020 season in Brisbane, Rafael Nadal in Perth and Roger Federer in Sydney after Monday’s draw for the ATP Cup, the new world tennis team event.
Rudy Gobert scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as France handed the United States their first loss in the FIBA World Cup in 13 years on Wednesday to advance to the semi-finals in China with an 89-79 win.
An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children.
A television documentary has made allegations linking Australia’s gambling giant, Crown Casino, to organized crime, money laundering and human trafficking. The company has taken out newspaper ads denying the allegations.
Serena Williams returns from injury in Rome next week looking to get back to winning ways as she prepares her bid to match Margaret Court’s record of major singles titles at the French Open later this month.
A batch of 46 million new Australian 50-dollar notes currently circulating has the same word misspelled three times, local media reported on Thursday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's father on Sunday called on Australia to bring his son home, saying he was shocked to see his son's condition after his arrest in London last week.
Former Australia captain Tim Cahill has announced his retirement from football at the age of 39 to focus on a career in media and coaching.
Dozens of Australian journalists could face prison or a fine for allegedly breaching a reporting ban on the trial of Cardinal George Pell.
Naomi Osaka crashed out of the third round of the WTA and ATP Miami Open on Saturday as Hsieh Su-Wei exacted revenge for a painful Australian Open defeat with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 victory.
Mercedes’ world champion Lewis Hamilton snatched a record-extending eighth pole position at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Saturday.
Federal government engages 149 personnel to monitor 7,742 beneficiaries of cash transfer programme in...
No fewer than 149 personnel have been engaged to monitor 7,742 beneficiaries in the second round of implementation of the Federal Government Cash Transfer Programme in four selected states of Taraba, Gombe, Adamawa and Bauchi.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his approval of the immediate implementation of cost-saving measures aimed at instilling financial discipline and prudence, particularly on government trips.
Despite doubts on the Federal Government’s plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, said it is realistic.
The Edo State Government said on Thursday that it would buy 100 buses to boost the fleet of buses under the State Transport Service, to ensure a seamless transport system during the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) to be hosted in the state capital.
Babagana Kalli, an Executive Committee member of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the federation is gradually working towards moving into the online match reporting system in accordance with global best practices.
Yusuf allegedly beat his wife to death on September 23 and reported to the Enugada Divisional Police Headquarters that his wife slumped and died on her way to fetch water, but while detectives who accompanied him to the scene were scrutinising the corpse of the deceased wife, he sneaked out and disappeared from sight.
The Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service, retried Col. Hameed Ali has insisted that all import and export of goods from the nation’s land borders remain banned until there is an agreement with neighbouring countries on the kind of goods that should enter and exit Nigeria.
Japan’s “Ferraris” hit top gear Sunday as the hosts beat Scotland 28-21 in a barnstorming Rugby World Cup clash to create history by reaching the quarter-finals.
Mining host communities under the auspices of the Federation of Nigerian Mining Host Communities, FNMHC, Friday, lamented alleged neglect by government and mining companies operating in their areas.
The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has restated its commitment toward ensuring that girls get information and support they need to make safe, healthy transition to adulthood.