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Raiders' Scott accused of punching cop

The NRL's off-season woes have worsened after Canberra recruit Curtis Scott allegedly kicked and punched a police officer while being arrested.

Kobe inspired Australia's young NBA stars

In early 2014 Dante Exum was 18, had just graduated from his Canberra high school and was living a surreal life preparing for the NBA Draft on courts south of Los Angeles.

Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA's greatest

Kobe Bryant was one of the most decorated players in basketball history who transcended the sport and became a successful businessman and Oscar winner.

News from around the world

Hong Kong blocks entry from virus provinceResidents of the Chinese province where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported will be banned from entering Hong Kong, as China tries to halt the rapid spread of the outbreak.

Robertson wins European snooker Masters

Neil Robertson has marked Australia Day by whitewashing China's Zhou Yuelong to win the European Masters and claim the 17th ranking title of his career.

Three in hospital after stabbings in NSW

Three men are in hospital after separate knife attacks in NSW.Emergency workers called to Kingswood Railway Station in Sydney's west shortly after midnight on Monday found two men with stab wounds, police said.

Woman chokes on lamington on Aust Day

A woman has died after she choked on a lamington during an Australia Day lamington-eating competition in southeast Queensland, it has been reported.

Six stars not enough for Perth BBL side

Perth Scorchers coach Adam Voges says too much was left to too few, as the BBL's most successful franchise missed out on the finals for a second straight season.

Shrewsbury fight back to stun Liverpool

Premier League leaders Liverpool were given a huge scare by third-tier Shrewsbury Town as they squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 in a pulsating FA Cup fourth round tie.