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Australian High Commission brings social change for slum kids


November 12th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) As many as 170 children from various slums in the city gathered here Friday to celebrate their joining of colleges after the Australian High Commission funded their ... Read more...

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Nine Australian athletes fail doping test


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 23(ANI): Nine unidentified Australian athletes have tested positive for the prohibited stimulant methylhexaneamine (DMAA), used in bodybuilding and dietary supplements.The drug tests were believed to have been carried out during ... Read more...

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Cracker of a contest expected as India-Australia clash in ODIs


October 16th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 16 (IANS) With the sun coming out in all its splendour, contrary to the prediction of rain, the One-day series between India and Australia is all set for a ... Read more...

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Delhi’s underprivileged get Aussie help


October 15th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Inspired by the Commonwealth Games motto "humanity-equality-destiny", the Australian athletes Friday donated Rs.4 lakh to NGOs working for Delhi's underprivileged children before leaving for home.The sum would ... Read more...

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Oz chief Crosswhite puts blame on other athletes for vandalism at Games village


October 15th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Australian Commonwealth Games Association chief Perry Crosswhite, who admitted that a washing machine was dropped from a balcony in Australia's section of the Games village, is ... Read more...

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Australian athlete sent home for bad behaviour during Commonwealth Games


October 15th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Australian Commonwealth Games Association chief Perry Crosswhite said on Friday that an athlete had been sent home from Delhi for disciplinary reasons and admitted that a ... Read more...

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Delhi CWG very successful: Australia’s chef de mission


October 13th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 13 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games closing ceremony will be "a great opportunity to celebrate what will be a very successful Games", Australia's chef de mission said Wednesday.Steve Moneghetti said he ... Read more...

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Harminder Singh wins Commonwealth Games bronze in men’s 20-kilometres walk


October 9th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.9 (ANI): Indian athlete Harminder Singh won a bronze medal in men's 20-kilometres walk event in the ongoing XIX Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.The Australian athletes Jarred Tallent and Luke ... Read more...

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Australian swimmers not sick: CWG Village officials


October 7th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Village officials Thursday dismissed as baseless reports of over a dozen Australian swimmers being hit by a stomach bug and a couple of them pulling ... Read more...

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Oz athletes ‘treated like cattle’ during Delhi CWG opening ceremony: Chef de mission


October 5th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5(ANI): Australian chef de mission Steve Moneghetti has said that athletes from his country were "treated like cattle" when they were forced to wait in a tunnel during Sunday's ... Read more...

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We were treated like cattle at CWG opener: Australian official


October 5th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 5 (IANS) Australian athletes were "treated like cattle" at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in New Delhi, said Australia's chef de mission, adding they were forced to wait in a ... Read more...

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Oz athletes give thumbs up to Delhi Commonwealth Games on Twitter


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2(ANI): Australian athletes for the Delhi Commonwealth Games have used social networking website Twitter to give the thumbs up to their accommodation and security in the Indian capital.The build-up ... Read more...

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Oz sports minister frisked at Village, but happy with security


October 1st, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Despite being frisked at the Commonwealth Games Village Friday, Australian Sports Minister Mark Arbib, instead of making a fuss, praised the strict security measures in place. ... Read more...

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World champion Rickard says majority of Oz swimming team will go to Delhi


September 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 29 (ANI): Amid the Australian swimmers concerns over security and health at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, World champion Brenton Rickard has said the majority of the swimming team will board ... Read more...

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Oz issues fresh alert of “high risk of terrorist attack” during Delhi CWG


September 29th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 29 (ANI): The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs has released a fresh alert saying there is a "high risk of terrorist attack" at the Delhi Common Wealth Games, which are ... Read more...

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Games will not suffer because of pullouts: Oz chef de mission


September 28th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Australian chef de mission Steve Moneghetti said Tuesday the pullout of a few athletes will have little impact on the Commonwealth Games and it will only be ... Read more...

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Australian athletes asked not to move around before CWG


September 28th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Australian chef de mission Steve Moneghetti is extremely happy with the facilities at the Commonwealth Games Village, but said athletes will not be allowed to move around ... Read more...

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Australian chef de mission satisfied with Games village facilities


September 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 27 (ANI): Australian chef de mission Steve Moneghetti said he is happy with the facilities at the complex that would house 8,000 athletes during the event.With only a week ... Read more...

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No issue flying national flags at Games venues: Oz Commonwealth chief


September 27th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): Rubbishing security concerns over Australia's warnings that its citizens in Delhi should not fly national flags, Australian Commonwealth Games Federation chief Perry Crosswhite has said the Games venues ... Read more...

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PM opens CWG sports injuries centre; stadia lockdown delayed (Evening Lead)


September 26th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday inaugurated a sports injuries centre for the Commonwealth Games. But there was another hiccup on the organisational front as the security ... Read more...

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Unfazed by controversy, champion swimmers to compete in CWG


September 26th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Unfazed by the controversies surrounding the Commonwealth Games, champion swimmers Ashley Callus of Australia and England's Jenna Randall have said they will definitely travel to New Delhi ... Read more...

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CWG venues’ lockdown delayed, two Australian athletes back out (Afternoon Lead)


September 26th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In yet another hiccup, the security agencies could not complete the lockdown of all the Commonwealth Games venues and the Village Saturday midnight as work was ... Read more...

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Two more Australian athletes withdraw from CWG


September 26th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sept 26 (IANS) Two more Australian athletes have pulled out from the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games citing security and health concerns. Cyclist Travis Meyer and table tennis player Stephanie Sang Sunday withdraw ... Read more...

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Oz athletes at Delhi CWG in ‘top tier’ of targets for terrorists: Experts


September 25th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 25(ANI): Australian athletes at the Delhi Commonwealth Games present a top-tier target for a range of terrorist groups, security experts have said.According to The Australian, groups including the ... Read more...

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Aus PM expresses concern but her officials happy with CWG security (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney/New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Thursday said the government has issued a travel advisory for its citizens visiting New Delhi for the Commonwealth Games, citing "high risk ... Read more...

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Oz Sports Minister warns about more athletes pulling out from CW Games


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 22 (ANI): More Australian athletes can pull out from the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games over safety fears and a bridge collapse that has raised concerns about the event.Australian Sports Minister ... Read more...

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Australian athletes’ parents worry over terror threat


September 20th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) Parents of Australian athletes who are to participate in the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi say as the sporting mega event gets closer and more information comes to ... Read more...

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CWG organisers dismiss Oz warnings of terror threats


September 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 15 (ANI): Organisers of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which kicks off in New Delhi on October 3, have dismissed the Australian Government's warning of terror risks during the sporting event.A ... Read more...

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Australian athletes monitoring Delhi terror threats


September 11th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 11 (IANS) Despite assurances from the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC), some of the Australian athletes are closely monitoring the security situation in Delhi and are even contemplating to pull ... Read more...

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Oz athletes uncertain about participation in Delhi CWG over ’safety concerns’


September 11th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 11 (ANI): The fear of the dengue epidemic and 'safety concerns', including terrorist threats, have reportedly put Australian athletes in a dilemma as to whether or not to participate in ... Read more...

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Aussies disagree over team uniform for Commonwealth Games 2010


September 4th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 4 (ANI): A disagreement over the Australian team uniform for the Commonwealth Games 2010 has come up, with Olympic gold medallist swimmer Leisel Jones saying she loves it, while fashion ... Read more...

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Delhi Commonwealth Games could be new Munich massacre, says Oz Olympic legend


August 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 19(ANI): Australian Olympic legend Dawn Fraser has urged international athletes to boycott the Delhi Commonwealth Games saying that the organisers may not be equipped to prevent a repeat of the ... Read more...

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Australia raises suspicion on CWG 2010 corruption, calls it politically motivated


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, August 2 (ANI): Australian has raised suspicion that the Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in New Delhi, has become a 'political' football in India amid widespread corruption claims."It looks ... Read more...

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Oz Olympic team fear drug cheats at Beijing games


July 28th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne , July 28 (ANI): With Olympic Games just around the corner, Australia s Olympic squad believe that the much awaited event will be tainted by drug cheating, revealed a poll ... Read more...

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Oz athletes to protest at Beijing Olympics on podiums


May 10th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 10 (ANI): Australian athletes at the Beijing Olympics will possibly protest against China's human rights record while on the medal podiums during the games."It is a real possibility,'' Australia's ... Read more...

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