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Rock defects below earth surface impact quakes


April 24th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Defects in rocks lying below the earth's surface can modify the impact of seismic waves generated by earthquakes, says a study by the Australian National University."We ... Read more...

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Oz Open: Nadal, Clijsters touted as favourites to win


January 16th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.16 (ANI): A majority of tennis veterans associated with the Australian Open have predicted that Spaniard Rafael Nadal and Belgian Kim Clijsters as the favourites to win this year's Grand ... Read more...

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Pat Rafter, Tony Roche set to inspire Oz Davis Cup team


October 20th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 20 (IANS) Former tennis players Patrick Rafter and Tony Roche were appointed captain and coach of the Australian Davis Cup team with the motive to guide the country back ... Read more...

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Rafter named Australian Davis Cup captain


October 20th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 20 (ANI): Former world No.1 Pat Rafter has been named captain of the Australian Davis Cup team.Rafter, a two-time US Open champion and former Australian of the Year, will ... Read more...

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Hewitt backtracks on Tomic’s Davis Cup selection


January 22nd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22(ANI): Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt has conceded that 17-year-old Bernard Tomic has moved significantly closer to Davis Cup selection.Hewitt, Australia's most successful singles player in Davis Cup history, ... Read more...

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Oz men’s tennis prospects brightest in years: Fitzgerald


December 7th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 7 (ANI): Australia's men's tennis prospects are at their brightest in years, claims Davis Cup captain John Fitzgerald.Fitzgerald and Davis Cup coach Todd Woodbridge were at Melbourne Park on ... Read more...

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Woodbridge named Australia’s Davis Cup coach


July 13th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 13(ANI): Former Australian tennis player Todd Woodbridge has been given the job of coaching Australian men's tennis team and the Davis Cup team.Woodbridge would be expected to oversee the ... Read more...

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Australia to contest any decision to suspend it from next year’s Davis Cup


April 26th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 26 (ANI): Australia will challenge any decision to suspend it from next year's Davis Cup after announcing that it would not send a tennis team to India for the ... Read more...

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Australia risks ban, fine by refusing to play tennis in India (Lead, Changing Dateline)


April 25th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Sydney, April 25 (IANS) Tennis Australia (TA) Saturday announced that it will not send its team to play the Davis Cup tie against India in Chennai May 8-10 because of ... Read more...

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Australian Hewitt likely to shift base to US


January 27th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (DPA) After a lifetime based in Australia, Lleyton Hewitt may be planning a possible move to the US in hopes of extending his tennis career.Hewitt, 27, wife Bec Cartwright ... Read more...

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Roger Federer not finished yet, say rivals


January 11th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer finished last year with the worst record in head-to-head matches between the world's top-10 players, becoming most vulnerable ahead of the first Grand ... Read more...

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Footie style-punishments for Oz club cricket sledgers from this season


August 28th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.28 (ANI): A football-style card system is likely to be introduced in Gold Coast cricket clubs this season to prevent sledging. The Gold Coast system, approved by Queensland''s umpiring coach David ... Read more...

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No Croats please, Paes can relax (Olympic Diary)


August 13th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) Leander Paes need not look over his shoulder for any more Croatian players. Pray why, one may ask. It's simple. The last two times Paes made ... Read more...

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Now or never for Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi


August 6th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Not many may remember that Leander Paes came close to winning a bronze in doubles in his 1992 debut Olympic Games in Barcelona before he won a ... Read more...

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Senator Ted Kennedy to undergo surgery for brain tumour Monday


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 2 (DPA) US Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy was to undergo surgery Monday to remove a malignant brain tumour, US broadcaster CNN reported, citing a statement from the 76-year-old veteran politician. ... Read more...

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