Sydney Morning Herald
- Kings of the jungle or bling that will bungle? Sydney must face their crisis of character - December 18, 2014
Vitas Gerulaitis famously said nobody beats him 17 times in a row when he finally got the better of fellow 1970s tennis playboy Bjorn Borg.
- Liverpool and Spurs into League Cup semis - December 18, 2014
Raheem Sterling eased the pressure on under-fire manager Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool defeated Championship leaders Bournemouth 3-1 to book a League Cup semi-final with Chelsea.
- Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap over 100 women, children in Nigeria - December 18, 2014
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 people during a Sunday raid on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Gumskiri, a security source and resident said on Thursday.
- Hamstring injury forces Nichols out of Socceroos' cup campaign - December 18, 2014
The Asian Cup dream of Mitch Nichols is over, with the Perth Glory midfielder set to miss up to eight weeks with a torn hamstring.
- How cruel Kris Kringle ruined my public service career - December 18, 2014
Finance Department incident highlights hidden dangers of Secret Santa.
- We need to develop a balance between protecting intellectual property and allowing free speech - December 18, 2014
Efforts to suppress the distribution to third parties of material that has been hacked pose a threat to freedom of speech.
- Old-school Brad Haddin is in a class of his own - December 18, 2014
Told Australian cricket needed a long-term captain, veteran keeper Brad Haddin pushed Steve Smith forward.
- Drone strikes counterproductive, says secret CIA report - December 18, 2014
Drone strikes and other "targeted killings" of terrorist and insurgent leaders favoured by the US and supported by Australia can strengthen extremist groups and be counterproductive, according to a secret CIA report published by WikiLeaks.
- Patriots Defence League president allegedly spat on Canberra driver - December 18, 2014
The local head of an Australian "patriots" league allegedly spat on a Canberra driver after watching the activities of a local Islamic centre this week, police say.
- Suspension of Mark Milligan to force midfield reshuffle at Victory - December 18, 2014
Melbourne Victory's Mr Fixit, Leigh Broxham, could be asked to prove his versatility once again this season by stepping into midfield for the derby clash against Melbourne City to replace suspended skipper Mark Milligan.