National News

New drug 'very promising' for stroke care

A new anti-clotting drug could significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients, with promising signs of improved blood flow to the brain to reduce instances of death and disability.

Experts warn of cyber threats to Olympics

A perfect storm of cybersecurity threats is swirling around the Tokyo Olympics with fans including Australian audiences, sponsors, broadcasters and the Games themselves potentially at risk.

Raiders hand Sharks Savage NRL beating

Xavier Savage made his first big mark as a legal NRL player as the Canberra fullback helped his side overcome a Jack Wighton injury and beat Cronulla 34-18.

Harder NSW lockdown, one death, 111 cases

Stay-at-home orders are being tightened in three Sydney council areas, retail is being restricted and construction paused as NSW records a COVID-19 death and 111 new community cases.

Dragons face more uncertainty on duo

Zac Lomax and Daniel Alvaro's St George Illawarra absence could be extended even longer with the Dragons unsure when they will be able to enter Queensland.