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North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Olympics

Updated January 21, 2018 00:25:39 Photo: North Korean ice hockey players wearing red pose with their South Korean counterparts. (AP: Ahn Young-joon, file) North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games in the neighbouring South next month and compete in three sports and five disciplines, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said. Key points:…

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Sydney’s Royal National Park blaze downgraded

Updated January 20, 2018 20:57:36 Video: Fire burns at the Royal National Park south of Sydney (ABC News) A fire burning through the Royal National Park in Sydney's south has been downgraded to Advice status, although thick plumes of smoke are still drifting across the city. The park has been closed and firefighters and waterbombing…

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Zverev vaporises his racquet in Australian Open tantrum

Updated January 20, 2018 19:22:28 Photo: Alexander Zverev obliterated his racquet as Chung Hyeon staged a shock win over the German fourth seed. (AAP: Julian Smith) Related Story: Exhausted Halep beats Davis in record-equalling Open classic South Korea's Hyeon Chung has caused a huge Australian Open boilover, stunning fourth seed Alexander Zverev in a five-set…

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Sydney’s Royal National Park blazes downgraded

Updated January 20, 2018 18:51:55 Video: Fire burns at the Royal National Park south of Sydney (ABC News) Two out-of-control blazes burning through the Royal National Park in Sydney's south have been downgraded to Watch and Act status, although thick plumes of smoke are still drifting across the city. The park has been closed and…

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Barty eliminated from Aus Open by red-hot Osaka

Updated January 20, 2018 19:29:32 Photo: Ashleigh Barty had no answer to Japan's Naomi Osaka. (AAP: Lukas Coch) Related Story: Exhausted Halep beats Davis in record-equalling Open classic Related Story: Zverev vaporises his racquet in Australian Open tantrum Australia's Ashleigh Barty's Australian Open run has come to an end, losing to an in-form Naomi Osaka…

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