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Volkanovski ready for UFC title challenge

He may have been floored by COVID-19 but Australian UFC star Alex Volkanovski says Brian Ortega is no chance to taking him down in their UFC featherweight title this Sunday.

Japanese twins, 107, are world's oldest

Two Japanese sisters have been certified by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living identical twins, aged 107 years and 330 days, the organisation says.

NSW cases dip but virus 'insidious': govt

The number of daily COVID-19 infections in NSW has dipped below a thousand for the first time in almost four weeks but the premier says the "insidious" virus could still bounce back.

Further abuse claims against Tas nurse

Two more alleged victims of an accused pedophile nurse are suing the Tasmanian Health Service, with one of the young women claiming she was sedated and raped.

'No turning back': Vic maps path to reopen

Melbourne will be in lockdown until late October, with greater freedoms to be granted to fully vaccinated Victorians once the state reaches the 80 per cent double-dose target.