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Kerber beats Wozniacki to lift WTA Copenhagen title


April 16th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 16 (IANS) Former World No.1, Caroline Wozniacki saw her winning streak at the Danish Open come to an end as Angelique Kerber of Germany downed the Dane 6-4, ... Read more...

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Oz women suffer more injuries wearing stilettos than playing sport


April 17th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): It has emerged that Australian women are now more likely to injure themselves from taking a tumble in a pair of sky-high heels than on the sports field.NSW ... Read more...

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New surgery shows promise in patients of severe flat foot deformity


July 9th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): New surgery, developed at Hospital for Special Surgery, could improve patient outcomes in individuals with severe adult flat foot deformity, a problem that is increasingly being seen in ... Read more...

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Surgeons issue warning against cosmetic foot surgery


June 25th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Surgeons have warned that cosmetic surgery to the feet should never be done, as one could end up with scarring and nerve damage.The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle ... Read more...

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Olympian Linford Christie discharged from hospital after head-on car crash


May 19th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Olympic gold medallist Linford Christie, 50, was discharged from a hospital in Buckinghamshire on Tuesday, hours after being involved in a head-on crash.His car collided with a taxi ... Read more...

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Injured Lee out of World Twenty20


April 28th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 28 (IANS) Injury-plagued Australian paceman Brett Lee is out of the World Twenty20 owing to a strained muscle in his right arm. Lee picked up the injury during Australia's one-run loss ... Read more...

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Athletes should avoid performing through pain


February 25th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Athletes often misunderstand how serious an injury can be and try to rush back into competition without appropriate treatment and rehabilitation. Some of the most difficult cases seen ... Read more...

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Hewitt syas ready to take on his Oz Open rivals


January 1st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.1 (ANI): Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt says he is in his best physical shape in years and is ready to take on his opponents in this year's Australian Open.The former ... Read more...

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Scientists to examine health benefits of thongs


October 23rd, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 23 (ANI): Researchers from Australia are flip-flopping on the issue that the cheap and cheerful thongs could be better for children than closed-in shoes.Alex Chard, a researcher at the university, ... Read more...

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Lee still a dangerous weapon for Australian team


September 14th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Gavin Robertson has said that Australian paceman Brett Lee has lived up to the national selectors' expectation following his return from a foot and ankle surgery. ... Read more...

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Watson plays down tiff with Lee over Ashes comeback


September 6th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.6 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has played down his reported tiff with fellow pace bowler Brett Lee over his comments about Lee's fitness ahead of last month's Headingly Ashes Test.It ... Read more...

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Skateboarding can cause serious foot, ankle injuries


August 27th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): The thrill of skateboarding might give rise to severe foot and ankle injuries among kids and young adults, warn experts from American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons ... Read more...

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Brett Lee must perform in one-dayers: Ponting


August 26th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has asked Brett Lee to perform well in the upcoming One-day series if he is to return to the Test side. Australia has a string ... Read more...

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How to detect your child’s foot and ankle problems


August 25th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Foot and ankle problems in kids often go unnoticed due to subtle signs and symptoms.Experts from American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons have listed five warning signs ... Read more...

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Lee not upto Test standard, says Lawson


June 14th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): In a brutal assessment of fast bowler Brett Lee's form,ex-Australian cricketer and former coach of the Pakistan cricket team, Geoff Lawson has said that the 32-year-old quick wasn't ... Read more...

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Lee and Hussey get Ponting’s Ashes vote


June 10th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has backed Michael Hussey and Brett Lee to perform in the Ashes after their mediocre stint in World Twenty20. Australia made an early exit from ... Read more...

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Australians satisfied with Lee’s progress despite thrashing


June 8th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 8 (ANI): Australians remain satisfied with Brett Lee's progress since returning from a foot and ankle surgery, despite getting a good thrashing from Chris Gayle.Few bowlers could have withstood the ... Read more...

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England may reject Aussie plan for Ashes preparation


May 28th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) Ricky Ponting's plans to field an extra player in Australia's two Ashes warm-up matches can go up in smoke with England reportedly opposed to the idea. England is unlikely ... Read more...

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‘Mastering English pitches rather than fitness Lee’s main concern’


May 7th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Australia's former pace bowler Damien Fleming has said that mastering English conditions rather than fitness is Brett Lee's greatest concern in the Ashes lead-up.Lee was named ahead of ... Read more...

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Chronic ankle pain could be more than just a sprain


May 2nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): An unfortunate fall, sudden twist or blow to the ankle often causes sprains leading to chronic ankle pain among many sufferers. But scientists have said that the underlying ... Read more...

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Lee won’t be rushed back into one-day cricket: Oz coach


April 11th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 11 (ANI): Australia's cricket coach Tim Nielsen has said that fast bowler Brett Lee won't be rushed back into one-day cricket too quickly during the Pakistan series starting in Dubai ... Read more...

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Lee will have to earn his place for Ashes


April 9th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 9 (IANS) Australian pacer Brett Lee might have been named in the squad for the One-day series against Pakistan but selectors' chairman Andrew Hilditch has warned that the pacer's performance ... Read more...

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Lee bowled with broken foot in second innings of Boxing Day Test


January 4th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 4 (ANI): Australian bowling spearhead Brett Lee is aiming to be ready to return for this years Ashes series following surgery to his foot and ankle after he bowled ... Read more...

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Aussies take a day off before Sydney Test


January 1st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Australia have taken a day off from cricket to mentally prepare themselves for the face-saving third cricket Test against South Africa starting here Saturday.Australia, who have already lost ... Read more...

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Foot pain could be a warning sign of diabetes


October 26th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Burning, tingling or numbness in the feet and toes could be the first symptoms of diabetes, according to physicians with the American College of Foot and Ankle ... Read more...

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Scientists develop total ankle replacement


June 30th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Patients with acute arthritis can avail total ankle replacement that offers greater mobility and pain relief without metal implants. Pioneered by Daniel K. Lee, at University of California, ... Read more...

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New technique offers total ankle replacement sans metal implants


June 25th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Patients with severe arthritis can now benefit from total ankle replacement without permanent metal implants, say researchers.For years, patients have had the option of total joint ... Read more...

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Flip-flops can lead to sore feet, ankles and legs


June 7th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Theyre the latest fad, and the coolest footwear in the hot summer season, giving you the much desired casual look, but according to a group of researchers ... Read more...

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Foot and ankle specialist gives insight into serious big toe injuries


December 25th, 2007 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 25 (ANI): A foot and ankle specialist at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York has revealed that the highest numbers of serious toe injuries are usually reported by athletes ... Read more...

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