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Gayle wants birthday win against Australia


September 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) One of the most feared batsmen in the shortest form of cricket, Chris Gayle wants to celebrate his 33rd birthday with a victory when the West Indies ... Read more...

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Free polls must to mature as democracy: Pakistani daily


September 12th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan needs to conduct free and fair elections to mature as a functional democracy, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday.An editorial in the News International said elections ... Read more...

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Mel B wants Australian citizenship


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Spice Girls member Melanie Brown, a.k.a. Mel B, is applying for Australian citizenship for herself and her family, and wants to move permanently to Sydney.The ... Read more...

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Cyber crime targets 5.4 mn Australians


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 6 (IANS) About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according ... Read more...

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Australia win ODI series 2-1 against Pakistan


September 4th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 4 (IANS) Australia won the third and final One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Pakistan here by three wickets, sealing the series 2-1.Michael Clarke won the toss ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Australia thrashes Russia for women’s bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia's women dominated Russia throughout to win basketball bronze Saturday, beating the Russians 83-74.The Australians held the lead 17-16 at the end of a largely ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing: Australia win men’s 470 class gold


August 10th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Weymouth/Portland, Aug 10 (IANS) Australian sailors Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page won the men's 470 class Olympic gold here Friday, the third for Australia at the Games sailing regatta following ... Read more...

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Olympics: Australia paddle to kayak four gold


August 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Last year's World Championships silver medallists Australia narrowly claimed gold Thursday in a close-run Olympic men's kayak four final.The Australians held a quarter-length advantage ... Read more...

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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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Phelps caps career with gold in Olympic relay


August 5th, 2012 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimmer Michael Phelps won his 18th Olympic gold medal in his final competitive appearance Saturday to help the US to the 4x100 medley ... Read more...

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Danes snatch rowing gold from Britain


August 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Danish rowers Mads Rasumessen and Rasmus Quist exacted revenge on Britain to win gold in the men's lightweight double sculls Saturday.Rasumessen and Quist overtook Zac ... Read more...

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Olympic rowing: Britain storms to women’s sculls gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British world champion crew Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins stormed to Olympic gold in the women's double sculls final here Friday.Grainger and Watkins opened up ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Britain take men’s sprint gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain won gold at the velodrome in world record time Thursday, beating France in the men's team sprint final.Britain's Chris Hoy, Philip Hindes and Jason ... Read more...

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Four Australians taking $1 mn cash, steroids to Bangladesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Four Australians have been arrested while trying to carry over one million dollars in cash and a large quantity of steroids. According to the police, they ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schmitt steers US to 4×200m freestyle relay gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Allison Schmitt anchored the American girls to Olympic gold in the 4x200 metres freestyle relay here.Schmitt charged down Australia's Alicia Coutts to take gold for ... Read more...

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Dhoni made $26.5 million last year, Tendulkar $18.6 million


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) India's "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lead world's highest-paid cricketers with as many as six Indians making it to the ... Read more...

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Olympics: France stun US to snatch swimming relay gold


July 30th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The French stunned the heavily favoured US and Australian teams to win Olympic gold in the men's 4x100 metres freestyle relay Sunday.The US had ... Read more...

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Olympics: France stun US to snatch swimming relay gold


July 30th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The French stunned the heavily favoured US and Australian teams to win Olympic gold in the men's 4x100 metres freestyle relay Sunday.The US had ... Read more...

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Australia wins 4×100m medley gold


July 29th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Melanie Schlanger anchored the Australians to Olympic gold in the women's 4x100 metre medley Saturday.Schlanger, who was on the 4x200m gold-winning team in Beijing, held off ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands across Australia receive death threat SMS


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Tens of thousands of Australians have received text messages purporting to be from a hired hitman who threatens to kill them unless they pay $5,000, officials said ... Read more...

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Australians receive pay up or die death threats text messages


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many Australians received a text message which asked them to pay up $5000 or die. Thousands of people got this message and many of them started panicking ... Read more...

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Windies, Australia to renew ODI rivalry


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 22 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will renew their rivalry with Australia when they head Down Under for a five-match One-Day International series next February 2013.The tour will be ... Read more...

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FICA backs legal action against Bangladesh on players’ dues


July 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 12 (IANS) The Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has said it would support the legal action if the players who have not been paid for playing in ... Read more...

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Injury prone Jerome Taylor to play in SPL


July 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Injury prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been snapped up as one of the overseas signings for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier ... Read more...

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Narine delighted with form in wake of England slump


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Exciting off-spinner Sunil Narine says he has banished the demons of the England tour and is happy to be back in form for the West ... Read more...

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Bali bomb-maker jailed for 20 years


June 21st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) An Indonesian court Thursday sentenced the chief explosives maker for the 2002 Bali bombings - that killed 202 people - to 20 years in prison, BBC ... Read more...

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Denmark beat Australia 2-0 in final warm-up


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 3 (IANS) Denmark' s national football team beat Australia 2-0 in its final warm-up match ahead of the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament at the Parken Stadium.Danish team captain ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie in final of WTA Brussels Open


May 24th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands qualified for the final of the WTA Brussels Open tennis beating Anastasia Rodionova and Casey Dellacqua 6-3, ... Read more...

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Brathwaite will be back, says Sammy


April 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England.The ... Read more...

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Shillingford first Dominican likely to play a Test at home


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 23 (IANS/CMC) Shane Shillingford will become the first Dominican cricketer to play a Test match on home soil if he takes the field for West Indies against ... Read more...

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Indian women lose to Australia in four-nation hockey meet


April 15th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 15 (IANS) Indian women went down 0-1 to Australia in the last round robin league match of the four-nation tournament at the Harbour Hockey Stadium here Sunday.India missed ... Read more...

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West Indies fightback of no avail as Australia win first Test


April 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 12 (IANS/CMC) A gritty West Indies again fought back valiantly but paid the price for one wretched session in the entire opening Test and plunged to a three-wicket ... Read more...

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Australia ease to comfortable victory in tour match


April 5th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cave Hill (Barbados), April 5 (IANS/CMC) Apart from a couple of early wickets for the WICB President's XI, there was little or no drama as Australia duly completed an eight-wicket victory ... Read more...

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‘Narine with KKR for entire IPL-V’


April 4th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine will be available to play for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for the entire fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), chief ... Read more...

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Sammy warns Windies will be just as dangerous in Tests


April 1st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 1 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has warned Australia to expect more of his side's fighting spirit when the three-Test series kicks off here next weekend.He was ... Read more...

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