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U-19 World Cup: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan, win Plate Championship


August 24th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by seven wickets to win the Plate Championship final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup at the Allan Border Field here Friday. ... Read more...

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Etihad to run daily Brisbane-Abu Dhabi flights


August 16th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways will run flights between Brisbane and Abu Dhabi on daily basis from Feb 1, 2013.The airlines has announced its ... Read more...

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Australian minister’s daughter held in drug case


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) The 20-year-old daughter of a minister in Australia's Queensland state has been arrested and charged with possession of drugs, a media report said Monday.Alex Davis is ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii helps stroke patients recover


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Stroke patients considered too far gone to regain use of affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilises the ... Read more...

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Ponting not going anywhere: Micky Arthur


May 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur said Tuesday that former captain Ricky Ponting was very much in the reckoning to play in next year's Ashes series in England.Ponting ... Read more...

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Usman Khawaja considering moving to Queensland


May 1st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Out of favour, Australian Test batsman Usman Khwaja is mulling a move to Queensland after telling Bulls players he wants to move north.It's thought that a ... Read more...

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Kevin Rudd to challenge leadership


February 24th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Australian foreign minister Kevin Rudd Friday announced he has decided to stand against Prime Minister Julia Gillard in Monday's Labor Party leadership ballot.Rudd made ... Read more...

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Australian foreign minister quits (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Feb 22 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd Wednesday resigned, saying he no longer had the support of Prime Minister Julia Gillard.He announced his resignation at a press ... Read more...

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Tendulkar likely to go for MRI scan


February 20th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 20 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is likely to go for a MRI scan after he was hit on the head by a Brett Lee bouncer during the India-Australia ... Read more...

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Dhoni banned 1 match for slow over rate


February 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been suspended for one match after the team was fined for a slow over rate for the second time in ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Australia’s innings


February 19th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Scoreboard of Australia's innings against India in the seventh match of the ODI tri-series here Sunday. Australia: David Warner c Tendulkar b Pathan 43 Ricky Ponting c ... Read more...

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Injury rules out Mitchell for rest of season


February 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of cricket for months with a bone stress injury in his lower back, and he will miss the ... Read more...

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Clarke to miss Sunday’s clash against India


February 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian skipper Michael Clarke may have to miss Sunday's ODI against India in Brisbane as well.Clarke injured his hamstring in Adelaide last week and had to ... Read more...

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Man fined £500 for mooning the Queen


February 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A court in Australia has fined a man £500 for “mooning” the Queen during a recent visit to the country. The Brisbane court found the 22-year-old man ... Read more...

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Gerry Wells face seen in the clouds


February 9th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world is baffled at a formation of a cloud in Australia. A photo which was taken on the 9th of January resembles that of Lismore ... Read more...

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Scorchers score a 10-run win over Heat in Big Bash League


December 29th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 29 (IANS) Perth Scorchers leapt to fourth position in Twenty20 Big Bash League table by narrowly beating the Brisbane Heat at the WACA Ground here Thursday.Electing to bat ... 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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Big Bash: Quiney guides Stars to eight-run win over Heat


December 20th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Dec 20 (IANS) Former Rajasthan Royals batsman Rob Quiney smashed 97 runs off 60 balls to help Melbourne Stars register an eight-run victory over Brisbane Heat at the Gabba ... Read more...

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Bowling will be India’s weak link: Warne


December 19th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Dec 19 (IANS) Australia's spin legend Shane Warne feels that bowling will be India's weak link in the four-Test series starting in Melbourne on Boxing Day.Warne said injuries to ... Read more...

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Bravo hopes to makes a splash in Big Bash


December 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS/CMC) Dwayne Bravo hopes his participation in the Big Bash League Twenty20 would spark his revival and spur his return to the West Indies team.The 28-year-old Bravo arrived ... Read more...

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Former conditioner says retired Hayden fit for T20 World Cup


December 11th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Former Cricket Australia (CA) conditioner Jock Campbell has advised former opener Mathew Hayden to come back from retirement and make himself available for selection in the ... Read more...

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Rise in injuries to fast bowlers due to ODIs: Hadlee


November 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Legendary New Zealand fast bowler Richard Hadlee says the current crop of fast bowlers are getting injured frequently because of their bowling style in ODIS.Hadlee feels ... Read more...

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Mexico City breaks zombie-gathering record


November 28th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico City turned into a zombie town after more than 10,000 residents took part in what they expect to be regarded as the world’s largest zombie ... Read more...

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Injury woes may delay Australian squad’s naming


November 24th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 24 (IANS) Injury woes of the Australian team may force the selectors to delay naming the squad for the home series against New Zealand starting next week.The Sydney ... Read more...

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Peter Andre is back in ‘I’m A Celebrity’


November 24th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peter Andre is going back into the jungle to be part of the contest I’m A Celebrity. ITV made the announcement and Andre says he is up ... Read more...

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Watson doubtful for New Zealand Test series


November 20th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 20 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson admitted that he is doubtful against New Zealand in the two-Test series at home and even if he plays, he wouldn't bowl.The ... Read more...

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Man facing 99 child sex charges gets bail


October 25th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) An elderly Australian, charged with 99 child sex offences including obtaining under-age prostitution, has been granted bail. Richard Paul Baxter,63, of the Brisbane riverside suburb of ... Read more...

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Women’s ex-captain in running for CA’s top post


August 20th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Belinda Clark, Australia's most successful women cricketer and captain, has emerged as one of the front runners for Cricket Australia's (CA) newly created post of cricket ... Read more...

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Hayden picks up stakes in Brisbane Heat


July 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 26 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden picked up equity in Brisbane Heat Twenty20 franchise, for whom he turns out as a player in the inaugural season of ... Read more...

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Adam Hollioake declared bankrupt in Australia


July 16th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Adam Hollioake, former England Test cricketer and Surrey captain, has been declared bankrupt in Australia.The Guardian reported that the Australian-born player's property development company, the Hollioake ... Read more...

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Team, not personal glory, to motivate Trott against India


July 14th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) England batsman Jonathan Trott has said that team success rather than personal glory will motivate him in the forthcoming cricket series against India.The South Africa-born cricketer ... Read more...

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Pressure got to me in Ashes, says Johnson


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson Tuesday revealed that his desire to bowl flawlessly during his team's failed Ashes campaign backfired on him and led to his ... Read more...

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Australia chef kills ex-wife for calling him ‘eunuch’


July 5th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) An Australian chef killed his former wife after she allegedly called him a "eunuch" and "sexually incompetent", a media report said Tuesday.Jiagen Pan told a Brisbane ... Read more...

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Australian selectors pick 31-year-old female cricketer for debut


June 13th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, June 13 (IANS) The Australian cricket board may have appeared harsh in its denial of a central contract to 35-year-old Simon Katich but it showed its generous side to ... Read more...

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‘Slut walk’ protests begin in Australia


May 28th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 28 (IANS) Thousands of women dressed in fishnet stockings and stiletto heels took part in the "SlutWalk" movement in Brisbane and Melbourne Saturday protesting the culture to ... Read more...

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