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Dwyer to lead Australian men’s hockey team in Olympics


June 18th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 18 (IANS) Five-time world player of the year, Jamie Dwyer will lead a 16-member Australian men's hockey team in the 2012 London Olympics.The Kookaburras took home bronze from ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Azhar Mahmood, now British citizen, is on IPL roster


February 4th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood, now a British passport holder, has been bought by Kings XI Punjab at Saturday's Indian Premier League players' auction in Bangalore.Azhar, ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan via golden goal to win Azlan Shah Cup


May 16th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 15 (IANS) Chris Ciriello scored a golden goal in extra-time to see Australia beat Pakistan 3-2 in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey final and claim the trophy ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz coach Buchanan set to take over Kiwi cricket


April 12th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Apr.12 (ANI): Former Australian cricket team coach John Buchanan is almost certain to be appointed New Zealand Cricket's first director of cricket.The cricket board is expected to rubber ... Read more...

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Kapil, Dravid, Ganguly among CEAT award winners as best World Cup cricketers


February 4th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 4(ANI-Business Wire India): Former Indian captains Kapil Dev, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly are among nine cricketers who have been honoured with the 'CEAT Cricket Rating World Cup Awards 2011' ... Read more...

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Wright and Vettori to select playing eleven in World Cup


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 3 (IANS) New Zealand coach John Wright is happy that he and captain Daniel Vettori have been entrusted with the responsibility to decide on the playing XI in the World ... Read more...

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Wright, Vettori to pick team during 2011 World Cup


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 3 (ANI): New Zealand coach John Wright has made it clear that he and skipper Daniel Vettori will be picking the squad during the 2011 World CupWright said there were ... Read more...

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Rotation taking a toll of Black Caps: Vettori


February 1st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Feb.1 (ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori and coach John Wright don't appear to be on the same page as far as the rotation policy being applied to the ... Read more...

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Williamson to bat in middle-order to revive ODI career ahead of World Cup


January 27th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, Jan 27(ANI): New Zealand selectors will play batsman Kane Williamson in the middle-order during the third ODI against Pakistan to give him the best opportunity to revive his career ahead of ... Read more...

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Franklin on way to be consistent international player: Kiwi selector


December 26th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 26(ANI): New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin seems to have become a more consistent international player following his performances in the recent one-day series against India, selector Glenn Turner has said."He ... Read more...

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Injured McCullum ruled out of first two T20s against Pakistan


December 25th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 24(ANI): New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been ruled out of Sunday's opening Twenty20 international against Pakistan due to his back soreness.McCullum had injured his back during the second Test ... Read more...

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McCullum forces Kiwi selectors into U-turn over inclusion for Pak T20 match


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 23(ANI): New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum's omission from the Twenty20 squad to face Pakistan has been over-ruled after he complained about being sidelined without a fitness test.The selection panel of ... Read more...

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John Wright named new coach of New Zealand


December 20th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 20 (ANI): John Wright has been named as the new coach of the New Zealand cricket team.NZ Cricket CEO Justin Vaughan said on Monday that the former test captain and ... Read more...

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Bond wants Vettori to quit selector role for his own and team’s good


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 19 (ANI): Former pacer Shane Bond wants New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori to step down as selector of the cricket team for his own good and that of the ... Read more...

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Ex-Kiwi great Turner sees lots of promise in Williamson


November 15th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Nov.15 (ANI): Two things have impressed New Zealand cricket selector Glenn Turner about Kane Williamson's debut ton against India last week - his ability to play off the back ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Australia blank India 8-0 to claim gold (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Australia showed why they are the World champions with a clinical 8-0 destruction of India to claim the gold medal in the men's hockey competition ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: World champions Australia trounce India 8-0


October 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) World champions Australia trounced India 8-0 to claim the gold in the men's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games at the Major Dhyan Chand stadium here ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Oz thrash Kiwis to reach final


October 12th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) It was the familiar story of Australia hitting hard and fast as they swamped their Oceanic neighbours New Zealand 6-2 en route to the final ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Australia beat New Zealand to reach final


October 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) World champions Australia beat arch-rivals New Zealand 6-2 and entered the final of the men's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.Scorers:Australia -- Simon Orchard (26 ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Oz hammer Malaysia 7-0


October 10th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) World champions Australia enjoyed a useful workout ahead of the semi-finals as they hammered Malaysia 7-0 to conclude their pool A league engagements with an all-win record ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: India lost the plot early in the game


October 7th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India were shown their place in international hockey when Australia beat them 5-2 in a preliminary men's hockey league match of the Commonwealth Games here ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Oz thrash India 5-2


October 7th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) World champions Australia scored a clear-cut 5-2 win over India in a Pool A Commonwealth Games men's hockey match at the overflowing Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here ... Read more...

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Double Murder Convict Lynn Turner Found Dead In Georgia Prison


August 31st, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Atlanta, Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lynn Turner, the woman who was convicted in the year 2004 for killing her husband, was found dead in her prison cell on Monday. The ... Read more...

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Martin gets ’surprise’ New Zealand Cricket contract renewal


July 20th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, July 20(ANI): Veteran fast bowler Chris Martin is among the 20 players, who have been handed New Zealand Cricket contracts for another year.New Zealand coach and selector Mark Greatbatch ... Read more...

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Doerner, Taekema top goal scorers in Hockey World Cup


March 14th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Australia's Luke Doerner and Taeke Taekema of the Netherlands were the joint top goal scorers with eight goals apiece in the Hockey World Cup that concluded at ... Read more...

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Germany eye hat-trick, Australia the title after 24 years


March 12th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A win away from a title hat-trick, a young German side will be looking for another clinical display in the Hockey World Cup Saturday to get past ... Read more...

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Germany to play Australia in World Cup final (Roundup)


March 12th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy and Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) World and Olympic champions Germany outplayed European champions England 4-1 in the semi-final Thursday to set up their third consecutive World Cup ... Read more...

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Australia beat Netherlands 2-1, to meet Germany in the final


March 11th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Australia defeated the Netherlands 2-1 in the semi-final of the Hockey World Cup and set up their third consecutive title clash with Germany. Australia's penalty corner specialist Luke ... Read more...

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Fluent Dutch to face Aussie firepower


March 10th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Australia's speed and firepower will be up against the free-flowing game of the Netherlands as the two title favourites clash in the semi-final of the Hockey World ... Read more...

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Australia do enough to beat lacklustre Spain (Lead)


March 6th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Australia are in a better position to make the semifinals after their 2-0 win over a lackluster Spain in Pool B of the hockey World ... Read more...

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Hockey World Cup: Australia beat Spain 2-0


March 6th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Australia defeated Spain 2-0 in a Pool B match of the hockey World Cup here Saturday. Australia scored through Luke Doerner's penalty corner conversion and Glenn Turner's field ... Read more...

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List of scorers at Hockey World Cup


March 5th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Australian dragflicker Luke Doerner tops the list of goal scorers after the third round of Pool A matches in the Hockey World Cup at the Major ... Read more...

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Australia crush South Africa 12-0, set a record (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Australia pummelled South Africa 12-0 to set a new World Cup record in a Pool B clash of the Hockey World Cup at the ... Read more...

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Australia hammer South Africa 12-0


March 4th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Australia hammered South Africa 12-0 in a Pool A clash of the Hockey World Cup at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Thursday. Like Doerner scored five goals ... Read more...

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India cave in to Australia, Pakistan get past Spain (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) After an euphoric Sunday, India's World Cup campaign stuttered as Australia outclassed the hosts 5-2 in Pool B at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium ... Read more...

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