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Paralympics: Chinese fencers shine, Australian swimmer wins sixth gold


September 5th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) China's gold tally reached 53 at the Paralympics thanks to wheelchair fencing, while Australian para-swimmer Jacqueline Freney took her sixth gold medal from her sixth event ... Read more...

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ICC invests to detect illegal bowling action


August 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has entered the second phase of an agreement with a consortium of high profile Australian cricket, sports science and sports engineering ... Read more...

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Hockey India appoint Hawgood as women’s coach


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Australia's Neil Hawgood, who was part of the 1988 Olympic squad, Monday was appointed the chief coach of India's women's hockey team.The 50-year-old aims to ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Ishant ruled out of ODI series


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India opener Virender Sehwag and fast bowler Ishant Sharma have been ruled out of the One-day series against England.Mumbai batsman Ajinkya Rahane and Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Thorpe appoints Touretski as his new coach


March 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 17 (ANI): Ian Thorpe's mentor Leigh Nugent said he has no doubt controversial coach Gennadi Touretski is the right person to steer the five-time Olympic champion to next year's London ... Read more...

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Cycling Australia to take action against athlete for two-finger salute to CWG officials


October 7th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): Another Australian athlete has been disqualified for his two-fingered salute at officials at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.Australian track cyclist Shane Perkins joined wrestler Hassene Fkiri, who was ... Read more...

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Oz women break world record for fastest relay race in stilettos


September 28th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Four women from Australia have smashed the world record for the fastest relay race in stiletto heels.As many as 100 ladies and one man competed in the race, ... Read more...

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Seven arrested for stealing Lara’s medal, cash and jewellery


February 11th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 11 (ANI): Seven people have been arrested by the Trinidad police for stealing Brian Lara's prized honorary Order of Australia medal and one million dollars in jewels, cash, clothing ... Read more...

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Aussie tennis bad boy Klein regrets making racial remark


August 28th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug. 28 (ANI): Controversial Australian tennis player Brydan Klein has said that he deeply regrets making the racial slur that resulted in his suspension for six months.In July, Klein, 19, was ... Read more...

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India lose to South Africa in Emerging Players’ match


July 21st, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India lost to South Africa by 10 runs in their opening match of Emerging Players cricket tournament at the Fred Kratzman Oval in Brisbane Tuesday. India, ... Read more...

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Bird free to bowl for New South Wales again


July 17th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Friday lifted the suspension of New South Wales bowler Aaron Bird after a biomechanical analysis of his bowling action. The pace bowler was reported for a ... Read more...

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Australian tennis player banned for racial abuse


July 9th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 9 (IANS) Teenaged Australian tennis player Brydan Klein has been banned for six months by the Association of Tennis Professional (ATP) for racially abusing an opponent last month. The ban follows ... Read more...

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‘Racist’ Oz Davis Cup star banned for calling opponent ‘f***ing kaffir’


July 9th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 9 (ANI): The ATP has banned Western Australian Davis Cup star Brydan Klein for six months for calling his South African opponent Raven Klaasen a "f***ing kaffir" during a ... Read more...

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Stephanie Rice ‘dating’ Ashley Deanley


June 28th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 28 (ANI): If sources are to be believed, swimming superstar Stephanie Rice is seeing Olympic swimmer Ashley Delaney."At this stage they are telling everyone they are just very good ... Read more...

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Referee technology may have a future in sports


May 17th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): The idea of using technology on field may not go down well with many referees but recent studies have shown that expert tools can not only help in ... Read more...

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Jobie Dajka found dead


April 8th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Tuesday, the Australia's Nine TV network reported that the ex-world champion cyclist Jobie Dajka has been found dead at his home.The details of the death of the 27 year old was ... Read more...

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Chucking surfaces in women’s cricket


March 16th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 16 (IANS) Chucking has surfaced in the Women's World Cup cricket, with authorities failing to adequately deal with the bowlers who throw. In what has become a spectacular case of technology ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia commissions research for chucker detecting device


February 25th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.25 (ANI): The International Cricket Council and the MCC have commissioned a research by Cricket Australia, Griffith University and the Australian Institute of Sport into developing a device to detect ... Read more...

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Aaron Bird suspended for illegal bowling action


February 25th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 25 (IANS) New South Wales (NSW) fast bowler Aaron Bird has been suspended from domestic cricket competition for an illegal bowling action. Cricket Australia (CA) announced Wednesday that Bird's action was ... Read more...

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Musical on Warney leaves everyone except him in splits


December 5th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.5 (ANI): A musical on Australias record breaking leg spinner Shane Warne may not have pleased him, but has certainly tickled the funny bone of everyone else watching it. According to ... Read more...

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ICC suspends Bangladesh spinner Razzak for suspected action


December 1st, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday suspended Bangladesh spinner Abdur Razzak from bowling due to a suspected action.The ICC said the bowler has been suspended pending fresh assessment ... Read more...

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New Australian citizen Smeets rushed into Davis Cup squad


September 12th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sept 12 (IANS) In a swift turn of events, Robert Smeets was sworn in as an Australian citizen Thursday and he now joins the Australian Davis Cup squad leaving Saturday to ... Read more...

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Ice baths may be secret of success at Beijing Olympics


August 9th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): An Australian Institute of Sport specialist says that plunging into cold water can help improve an athletes performance during the Olympics by two to three per cent. ... Read more...

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Rudd to attend opening ceremony of Beijing Olympics


June 19th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, June 19 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has confirmed that he will be attending the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics on the invitation of the Chinese Government.Addressing ... Read more...

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India’s NCA cricketers to compete in Australia


May 1st, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Brisbane, May 1 (IANS) The Bangalore-based National Cricket Academy (NCA) will try to become the second Indian side after Karnataka to win the Emerging Players Tournament to be held here in July. ... Read more...

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Pietersen urges ECB to supply players with Oz-like space age vests


January 21st, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan.21 (ANI): England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has called on the England and Wales County Board (ECB) to supply England stars with the same secret space-age vests Australia are using to become ... Read more...

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6 in 10 gym enthusiasts make excuses to skip workouts


November 14th, 2007 - 2:46 am ICT by admin
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