The Australian Open is set to be played behind closed doors for the next five days after an outbreak of coronavirus forced a snap lockdown to be declared in Melbourne.
Thirty three years ago today, in times when the main concern at the Australian Open tennis was who would win rather than who would start, the men’s final was won by Mats Wilander, who thus made history.
A total of 47 players set to feature at the Australian Open have been ordered to stay in their hotel rooms for the next two weeks after passengers on two chartered planes to Melbourne tested positive for COVID-19.
A plan to quarantine Australian Open players at the Westin Melbourne is reportedly facing a legal challenge by apartment owners who live in the complex.
The Australian Open has been pushed back three weeks with the men's qualification event moved to Doha in Qatar due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been confirmed.
The Netherlands' Epke Zonderland is among the leading athletes set to compete at this week’s International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) World Cup in Melbourne, an event which offers points towards qualification for this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Australia added more medals to their tally on day two of the first World Para Swimming Series as the hosts were ever-present on the podium in Melbourne.
China has withdrawn from next weekend's Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Melbourne because of travel restrictions imposed by the Australian Government due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The first World Para Swimming World Series event of the 2020 season begins in Melbourne tomorrow, with athletes from 15 different nations descending on the Australian city.
World Skate and Street League Skateboarding (SLS) have opted to cancel next month's Pro Tour event in Melbourne due to the Australian bushfires.
New Zealand's Josh Junior won the Finn Gold Cup - the World Championship for the Olympic Finn class - in Melbourne today as Britain’s Olympic and European champion Giles Scott dropped out of the medal positions.