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Company offers free beer to attract workers


August 7th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) An Australian company is so desperate to attract skilled workers that it is offering successful applicants free beer for a year, Daily Mail reported.Like most remote ... Read more...

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WW II veteran meets colleague who ‘died’ 68 years ago!


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) An 87-year-old World War II veteran from Britain was shocked when he ran into a fellow soldier who he thought had died in battle 68 years ... Read more...

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Trying to develop young ODI and T20 squads, says Fletcher


March 28th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher Wednesday said he plans to develop a young ODI and Twenty20 squad and expose them to foreign conditions early in their career."We're ... Read more...

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Lee lauds Australia’s latest pace sensation Pattinson


December 31st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia's former Test pace spearhead Brett Lee has praised the latest pace sensation James Pattinson, and has said he should continue his combative, intimidatory approach ... Read more...

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MacGill wants to play in IPL


December 26th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Australian spinner Stuart MacGill has nominated himself for the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction in February, following his return to Twenty20 cricket after eight ... Read more...

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Ponting or Hussey must make way: Taylor


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Test captain mark Taylor feels that either Ricky Ponting or Mike Hussey must make way for young all-rounder Dan Christian or recovering batsman Shaun Marsh ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole dating record producer?


December 14th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is said to be smitten by young record producer Patrizio Pigliapoco.Patrizio, 21, is said to have already revealed that he likes Cole and ... Read more...

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Amy Childs to be on the Bachelorette


December 8th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Sun has reported that UK’s version of the hit US show The Bachelorette is planned. The report claims that UK model Amy Childs has been ... Read more...

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MacGill returns to cricket with Big Bash League


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill is the latest player to come out of retirement to feature in the domestic Twenty20 Big Bash league.MacGill, who has not ... Read more...

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Former Australian players blast Clarke’s men


November 12th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 12 (IANS) The Australian cricket team has come under heavy criticism from former players after their embarrassing eight wicket loss to South Africa in the first Test at ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz buys new house in London


October 13th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz, who recently split from baseball star Alex Rodriguez has reportedly bought a house here."Cameron has been out and about a few times ... Read more...

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Ponting joins native Hobart Hurricanes to show loyalty


July 7th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, July 7 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has signed up with the Hobart Hurricanes for the Twenty20 Big Bash League primarily to represent his home state of ... Read more...

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Wide-faced men more likely to lie: Study


July 6th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Men with wide faces are more likely to lie, says a study.Co-author of the study, Michael Haselhuhn, said: "Men with wider faces are more likely to ... Read more...

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Rapper Tinie not impressed with Pippa’s derriere


June 1st, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Rapper Tinie Tempah says he cannot understand all the fuss about Pippa Middleton's derriere.The 22-year-old said he did not know why millions of blokes were ... Read more...

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Australia must use long off-season to revive its fortunes: Clarke


April 15th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 15 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke has said his team must use the long off-season break as a launch pad for returning to the top of world cricket.Australian players now ... Read more...

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Coach Nielsen believes ex-skipper Ponting is ready to fire


April 11th, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr.11 (ANI): Australian cricket team coach Tim Nielsen believes Ricky Ponting is ready to fire against Bangladesh in Monday's one-dayer.Ponting sped to 34 before being run out in Saturday's 60-run ... Read more...

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Brett Lee ranked alongside Oz greats Lillee and McGrath


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 2 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has been ranked alongside Dennis Lillee and Glenn McGrath as Australia's greatest one-day pace bowlers.Lee, 34, will become the seventh-most prolific bowler ... Read more...

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Langer says Oz grade cricket batsmen lacking quality practice


February 27th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 26(ANI): Former Australian batsman Justin Langer is concerned that his country's next generation of batsmen could suffer from not getting enough quality time in the nets due to rules designed ... Read more...

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Richard Hammond defends ‘naughty’ Top Gear


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): 'Top Gear' presenter Richard Hammond has defended the show, but admitted its stars could be 'naughty' and 'outspoken'.Hammond, 41, and co-presenters Jeremy Clarkson and James May had to ... Read more...

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No takers for world’s first gay beer


February 20th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb 20 (ANI): The launch of world's first beer specifically targeted at gay drinkers has been branded 'silly'."Having a beer that was specifically 'gay' would be like dictating to gays what ... Read more...

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Statistics make Brett Lee greatest bowler in World Cup history


February 18th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): In the 36-year history of the cricket World Cup, no bowler has taken wickets as consistently, as Australia's Brett Lee, statistics indicate.Lee, who will lead Australia's attack during ... Read more...

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Clarke says World Cup warm-up games more about ‘giving blokes an opportunity’


February 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 17(ANI): Australia has been playing anything like the defending World Cup champions since they arrived in India, but vice-captainMichael Clarke claims that the two warm-up games have been a "good ... Read more...

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CA should dump ‘vapid AB Medal fashion show’, not Shield final: Roebuck


February 8th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 8(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck reckons that if Cricket Australia is going to cancel anything, it ought to be the infernal Allan Border Medal and not the Sheffield Shield ... Read more...

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Ponting bracing up for sub-continental heat


February 6th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting is bracing up for the sub-continental heat during the cricket World Cup by locking himself up in a virtual hot box.Ponting, 36, hasn't played ... Read more...

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Forget losing weight, just get yourself a pair of smoothie pants!


January 27th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Men are finding it just too hard to lug themselves to the gym - instead more and more of them are resorting to buying a pair of smoothie ... Read more...

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Hodge arguably the unluckiest cricketer of his generation: Ex-Oz selector


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 23(ANI): Former Cricket Australia selection chairman Trevor Hohns has said that Brad Hodge is arguably the unluckiest cricketer of his generation."In another period he would have played a lot ... Read more...

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Steve Waugh should coach Australian team: Jones


January 7th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 7 (ANI): Cricket Australia needs to draw on its former greats to restore it as a cricket power and former skipper Steve Waugh should take control of the Australian side, ... Read more...

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Ponting backs Khwaja for No.3 position


December 30th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Injured Australian captain Ricky Ponting Thursday backed New South Wales batsman Usman Khwaja, who replaced him in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney, for a one-down ... Read more...

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Dean Jones says Haddin not Clarke should lead Aussies in Sydney Test


December 30th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 30(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that wicketkeeper Brad Haddin and not vice-captain Michael Clarke should lead Australia in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.Ricky Ponting has been ... Read more...

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Ponting backs Usman Khawaja to bat No.3 in Sydney Test


December 30th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 30 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting, who has been ruled out of the fifth Test of the Ashes series against England because of further damage to his broken finger, has ... Read more...

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Thomson backs four-pronged pace for Melbourne Ashes Test


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 23(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has urged the national selectors to retain the four front-line quicks in the bowling line-up for the Boxing Day Test of the Ashes ... Read more...

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We will be better prepared against Johnson: Pietersen


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) England star batsman Kevin Pietersen Wednesday said his side will be better prepared to take on Australian quickie Mitchell Johnson in the fourth Ashes Test which begins at ... Read more...

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Verbal confrontations with Aussies ‘normal Ashes banter’: Pietersen


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 22 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said that the verbal confrontations with the Australian team during the Ashes were nothing out of the ordinary.Pietersen said he had faced some ... Read more...

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Depression epidemic cutting potential years of life among Oz blokes: Study


December 20th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 20 (ANI): It's depression that cuts more years off the lives of Aussie men than liver disease and colon cancer, reveals a new study conducted by The Australian Institute of ... Read more...

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Oz fans support team’s aggression during Perth Test


December 19th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): The Australian team's decision to use aggression and intimidation in a final desperate bid to win the Perth Test has the blessings of the game's administrators and supporters.Paceman ... Read more...

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