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Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

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Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia could be in for overhaul


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Cricket Australia's century-old governance system could be in for an overhaul when a secret report to the CA board is submitted Wednesday."It is understood that the ... Read more...

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CA urged to appoint independent governing body


April 14th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has been urged to appoint an independent governing body.Under CA's current rules, the state cricket associations each appoint their own delegates to the board, with ... Read more...

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Drug use rampant in Australian Football League, says Oz defender Milicevic


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16(ANI): Australian footballer Ljubo Milicevic has claimed that drug use is rampant in the Australian Football League (AFL), and admitted that players had offered him cocaine in Melbourne nightclubs.The 30-year-old ... Read more...

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Experts named for Cricket Australia’s state-based structure review


February 9th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 9(ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has said that corporate experts David Crawford and Colin Carter would assist with the review of the body's state-based structure.According to the Age, there have been ... Read more...

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Divert Oz teenage athletes back to cricket: Border


January 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16(ANI): Former Australian captain Allan Border has said that Cricket Australia (CA) must divert teenage athletes from Australian Football League (AFL) and other sports to rebuild the national team following ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia must make cricket a more inclusive game in Australia: Jones


January 15th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 15(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has urged Cricket Australia (CA) to work harder to broaden its recruiting horizons."The process must start by making cricket in Australia a more inclusive ... 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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‘Bumpy’ Sydney Cricket Ground getting a dream makeover to restore iconic status


September 21st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 21(ANI): Less than a month before the start of a new cricket season in Australia, the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is undergoing renovation, where workmen are using laser technology to ... Read more...

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Brendan Fevola’s wife may soon be Dancing With the Stars


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): Australian Football League (AFL) star Brendan Fevola's wife Alex may soon be seen on the new season of Dancing with the Stars.According to sources, Alex is seriously considering ... Read more...

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Brendan Fevola’s name cleared in Lara Bingle’s nude photo scandal


April 9th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 9 (ANI): Brendan Fevola of the Australian Football League (AFL) has had his name cleared over the Lara Bingle nude photo scandal."Given the evidence currently available to us and ... Read more...

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Australian media, sports bodies end protracted dispute over reporting restrictions


March 30th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 30(ANI): Australian sport and media organisations have signed an agreement to end a long-running dispute over restrictions imposed on the reporting of sporting events.Major sporting bodies, including the Australian Football ... Read more...

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Bingle’s agent says AFL boss is a dinosaur on women’s issues


March 13th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 13 (ANI): Aussie cricketer Michael Clarke's ex-fiancee Lara Bingle's agent, Max Markson, has hit out at Australian Football League boss Andrew Demetriou by labelling him a dinosaur on women's issues. ... Read more...

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Australia’s bid for FIFA World Cup gets a boost


December 25th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 25 (IANS) Australia's hope to bid for the 2018 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup received a boost with the government saying that it will control the key elements ... Read more...

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Australia’s FIFA World Cup dream runs into rough weather


December 9th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 9 (IANS) Australia's hope to bid for the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cups suffered a set-back with rules football and rugby bodies refusing to step aside to relinquish their ... Read more...

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Shoulder taping doesn’t reduce injury


July 31st, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 31 (ANI): Shoulder taping will not help football players avoid a dislocated shoulder, a new study has claimed.Researchers from the Orthopaedic Research Institute at St George's Hospital in Sydney ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise celebrates Birthday in Ex-wife’s home


July 8th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Before you rush on to fathom scandalous details of Tom with his ex-wife Nicole Kidman, let us make it very clear that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are still going strong.The ... Read more...

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Woman who had sex with 200 AFL players sent to see a shrink!


June 28th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 28 (ANI): A woman who alleges to have bedded up to 200 Australian Football League players has been offered counselling sessions.The AFL Players' Association was said to have been funding ... Read more...

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Aussie footballers indulge in riskiest boozing when out of season


November 3rd, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 3 (ANI): Aussie football players indulge in the riskiest drinking outside the football season, reveals a study on drinking patterns of AFL (Australian Football League) players.The study underlined the ... Read more...

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Female fans encouraging predatory sex among soccer players (Lead)


September 30th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Over-enthusiastic female fans are to be blamed for encouraging predatory instincts among footballers, according to a study. The research, part of a larger study of female ... Read more...

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Female fans encourage predatory sex among soccer players


September 30th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Some of the female fans have blamed a section of such women for encouraging predatory instincts among footballers, according to a study. The research, part of ... Read more...

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Doing business with India, the Australian football way (Supersedes earlier story)


August 27th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 27 (IANS) Sport is what Australia excels in. Now the government is using the Australian Football League (AFL) to deepen sport and business links with India.For the first time, an ... Read more...

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Australia eyes business links with India through rugby


August 27th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 27 (IANS) Sports is what Australia excels in, and it is to sports that the government is now turning to deepen business links with India.For the first time ever, an ... Read more...

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Australian Football League plans to expand into India


August 19th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 19 (IANS) The overwhelming success of the Indian Premier League has made the Australian Football League (AFL) turn to India for all the right reasons. For the first time ... Read more...

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Gabbas rock hard cricket pitch giving headaches to AFL rugby hunks!


July 21st, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): Brisbane Lions coach Leigh Matthews has hinted that the Australian Football League knew the rock hard surface was unfit to play on and wanted the permanent cricket ... Read more...

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CA pushes for AFL code to combat racial abuse


July 10th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is pitching in for the Australian Football League (AFL) code to combat racial vilification that reared its ugly head when Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was ... Read more...

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CA favours Oz football league racial vilification laws for cricket


July 10th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): Cricket Australia is lobbying to the International Cricket Council for an Australian Football League-style mediation phase in cases of racial vilification in international cricket.The move is seen ... Read more...

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Aussies watch cricket more than any other sport on TV


May 7th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 7 (IANS) Australians love cricket more than any other game, at least when it comes to watching sport on TV, according to new research figures out Wednesday. As ... Read more...

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Tait keen on playing for Australia again


March 6th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, March 6 (IANS) Troubled Australian tearway Shaun Tait who quit cricket for an indefinite period, citing exhaustion and stress-related condition during the summer, is ready for a comeback. Tait, 24, buoyed ... Read more...

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Aussie players respect for women DVD comes under fire


February 22nd, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): The interactive DVD by Australian Football League (AFL) that asks Aussie footballers if they would sleep with their mate's girlfriend has come under fire.While some ridicule the effort ... Read more...

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Soon, an interactive DVD to improve OZ players attitudes towards women


February 21st, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 21 (ANI): It looks like Aussie footballers attitude towards women is bit laidback, at least thats what the Australian Football League (AFL) believes, for the association is launching an interactive ... Read more...

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