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WORLD

Sweden set for first female prime minister

Magdalena Andersson is poised to become Sweden's first female leader after a deal was struck between the Social Democrats and the Left Party.

New Zealand records 215 COVID-19 cases, one death

New Zealand's COVID-19 outbreak may be plateauing as health officials confirmed another 215 community cases, as well as a fresh death.

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Steve Smith insists he’s a better leader now

Steve Smith has claimed he is a better-rounded individual now than during the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, backing his leadership skills.

Storm prop Kamikamica stood down after pub incident with woman

Tui Kamikamica has been stood down by the Storm after he was charged over an alleged incident involving a woman outside a Brisbane hotel.

Pat Cummins appointed Australia Test captain, Smith his deputy

Pat Cummins will be Australia's 47th men's Test captain after being confirmed as Tim Paine's successor for next month's Ashes series.

Dolphins land Felise Kaufusi in first NRL capture

The Dolphins have made their first major NRL signing, securing Queensland State of Origin forward Felise Kaufusi on a three-year deal.

Paine takes indefinite break, out for first Ashes Test

Tim Paine is taking a leave of absence from all forms of cricket for the 'foreseeable future' as the fallout of his sexting scandal continues.

Australia set to host 2027 Rugby World Cup

Australia has been given an effective green light to stage the 2027 men's Rugby World Cup, being listed as the "preferred candidate".

Bernie’s back! Larkham confirmed at Brumbies from 2023

Wallabies legend Stephen Larkham is returning to Australian rugby on a two-year to coach the Brumbies from 2023.

Josh Aloiai first NRL player with COVID-19, Gallen fight off

Josh Aloiai has reportedly tested positive to COVID-19, becoming the first NRL player to contract the virus.

NZ border rules hit Super Rugby, A-Leagues, NBL

Sporting codes are back at the drawing board after the NZ government's decision to require international arrivals to isolate into 2022.