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Cricket: Finch ton puts Australia in driving seat
27th August 2014 Cricket: Finch ton puts Australia in driving seat HARARE: Aaron Finch’s third one-day hundred since the start of the year helped Australia rack up a formidable 327 for seven against South Africa in the second match of a triangular series in Harare on Wednesday. Finch’s 102...
CM for promotion of Pak Australia trade ties
23rd August 2014 CM for promotion of Pak Australia trade ties LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Saturday said Pakistan gives great importance to relations with Australia and there is a need to further promote trade cooperation between the two countries. He was talking to Pakistani High Commissioner...
Great white shark choked by sea lion
17th July 2014 Great white shark choked by sea lion PERTH: A great white shark that washed up on an Australian beach this week had a sea lion stuck in its throat which likely caused its death, fisheries officials said Thursday. The four-metre (13-foot) white pointer was filmed...
World Twenty20: West Indies beat Australia by 6 wickets
28th March 2014 World Twenty20: West Indies beat Australia by 6 wickets DHAKA: Defending champions West Indies revived their semi-hopes in the World Twenty20 with a six-wicket win over Australia in Dhaka on Friday, virtually knocking George Bailey s team out of the race. The West Indies surpassed Australia s 178-8 with...
New satellite image boosts Malaysia plane search hopes
22nd March 2014 New satellite image boosts Malaysia plane search hopes PERTH: China released Saturday a new satellite image of a large floating object possibly linked to missing Malaysian Flight MH370, boosting search efforts as anger with the pace of the operation boiled over among Chinese relatives in Beijing....
Cricket-England win after Broad sparks Australia collapse
13th August 2013 Cricket-England win after Broad sparks Australia collapse CHESTER-LE-STREET: Australia, with victory in sight, collapsed from 120 for one to 224 all out in a crazy post-tea spell as England won the fourth test by 74 runs to clinch the Ashes outright and go 3-0 up...
Shane Warne officially retires
22nd July 2013 Shane Warne officially retires SYDNEY: Australia great Shane Warne on Monday officially announced his retirement from the game, confirming he will not play with the Melbourne Stars in Australia’s Big Bash League. The leg-spin legend, who was Friday inducted into the International...
Australia takes on New Zealand today
12th June 2013 Australia takes on New Zealand today LONDON: Australia will look to get their Group bidding to win a third straight Champions Trophy. A campaign back on track against New Zealand at Edgbaston on Wednesday. The manner of Australia’s 48-run defeat by England at Edgbaston...
No hope for 55 people lost in Indian Ocean capsize
10th June 2013 No hope for 55 people lost in Indian Ocean capsize Rescue authorities have given up hope of finding any survivors after an asylum seeker boat carrying at least 55 people to Australia capsized in the Indian Ocean. The boat’s submerged hull was spotted by air Friday, and bodies,...
Australian commercial ad promotes gay marriages
10th June 2013 Australian commercial ad promotes gay marriages A pregnant woman holds her partner’s hand while a hospital technician checks on the unborn baby with an ultrasound machine. The technician then turns to the couple and asks if they want to know what they’re having. They...
Champions Trophy: England win toss, elect to bat
8th June 2013 Champions Trophy: England win toss, elect to bat BIRMINGHAM: England have won the toss and elected to bat in the first group A match of the Champions Trophy against Australia at Edgbaston. Swann pulled up with a sore back, with Finn left out on grounds of...
Survey: Australia the ‘lucky country’ for a better life
29th May 2013 Survey: Australia the ‘lucky country’ for a better life Australia has been named the world’s happiest industrialized nation for the third year running, based on criteria including satisfaction, work-life balance, income and housing, a survey released Tuesday has found. The so-called “lucky country” beat Sweden and Canada...
Australia to investigate Warner’s Twitter rant
18th May 2013 Australia to investigate Warner’s Twitter rant SYDNEY: Cricket Australia is to investigate an extraordinary Twitter outburst by opening batsmen David Warner that attacked two senior Australian cricket journalists. The 26-year-old Warner criticized News Limited journalists Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn in an expletive-filled tirade,...
Sri Lanka beats Australia in first T20 match
26th January 2013 Sri Lanka beats Australia in first T20 match SYDNEY: Srilanka downed Australia by five wickets to win the opening T20 international at the Sydney Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Two towering sixes on consecutive balls from Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera sealed a comfortable win for the visitors,...
Hughes ton takes Australia to 247 in final ODI
23rd January 2013 Hughes ton takes Australia to 247 in final ODI Left-hander Phil Hughes hit his second one-day century Wednesday to give Australia a fighting chance to level the series against Sri Lanka. The diminutive opener cracked 138 off 154 balls out of Australia’s total of 247 for five...
Priest in court after fellow clergyman’s ear severed in brawl
7th December 2012 Priest in court after fellow clergyman’s ear severed in brawl An 80-year-old Australian accused of biting off the ear of another Catholic priest in a scuffle over a parking space in the retirement complex where they both resided appeared in a court in Perth on Friday – on...
Sri Lanka wary of Aussie backlash ahead of Test series
5th December 2012 Sri Lanka wary of Aussie backlash ahead of Test series Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has warned his team to be wary of a backlash from Australia in their three-test series after the hosts were stung by their series defeat to South Africa earlier this week. Australia’s hopes of snatching the Proteas’ top...
SA turn to Pakistani born Imran Tahir for Australia Test
21st November 2012 SA turn to Pakistani born Imran Tahir for Australia Test ADELAIDE: Smith has backed legspinner Imran Tahir to trouble Australia’s left-handers as South Africa seek to establish control of the three-match series in Thursday’s Adelaide Test. The Proteas have made two changes for the second Test, bringing in Tahir and debutant...
Watson muscles down Ireland as Australia wins by 7 wickets
19th September 2012 Watson muscles down Ireland as Australia wins by 7 wickets Shane Watson pounded Ireland with both bat and ball as Australia began their World Twenty20 campaign with an emphatic seven-wicket victory in Colombo on Wednesday. Watson grabbed three wickets as Ireland were restricted to 123-7 and then smashed...
Pakistan wins first Twenty20 clash after bowling Australia out for 89
6th September 2012 Pakistan wins first Twenty20 clash after bowling Australia out for 89 PAKISTAN has won the first Twenty20 clash in Dubai after cleaning up Australia for 89, Australia’s second-lowest total in Twenty20 International history. Pakistan won by seven wickets with 5.1 overs remaining. George Bailey’s side narrowly beat Australia’s record-low...
World’s powerful telescope to be built in Australia, S. Africa
25th May 2012 World’s powerful telescope to be built in Australia, S. Africa According to reports, Australia and South Africa will share the location for the world’s most powerful radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array’s scientific consortium announced on Friday. “We have decided on a dual site approach,” said SKA board chairman John Womersley at a press conference held at...
Harris and Hilfenhaus swing Test back to Aussies
11th April 2012 Harris and Hilfenhaus swing Test back to Aussies Some fine batting by Ryan Harris and an electrifying spell of bowling from Ben Hilfenhaus looked to have turned the first Test with the West Indies in Australia’s favour on an engrossing fourth day here Tuesday. West Indies...
Dilshan tenders resignation as captain
23rd January 2012 Dilshan tenders resignation as captain Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan has resigned as captain, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Monday, a day after the end of his team’s losing tour to South Africa. “T.M. Dilshan sent his resignation from the captaincy of the...
Petkovic out of Open with back injury
11th January 2012 Petkovic out of Open with back injury Germany’s world number 10 Andrea Petkovic has withdrawn from next week’s Australian Open with a stress fracture of her lower back, tennis officials said Wednesday. Petkovic had a scan after her straight-sets loss to Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska in...
England top ICC’s inaugural Twenty20 rankings
24th October 2011 England top ICC’s inaugural Twenty20 rankings Reigning world Twenty20 champions England top the inaugural rankings announced for the popular format of the game here on Monday. England, who won the the third edition of the World Twenty20 under Paul Collingwood in the West Indies...
International Super Series Hockey: Pak-India match ends in 1-1 draw
21st October 2011 International Super Series Hockey: Pak-India match ends in 1-1 draw India came from a goal down to hold Pakistan to a 1-1 draw in the match of the International Super Series Hockey at Perth on Friday. Wasim Ahmed gave Pakistan 1-0 lead by scoring in the first session....
 
 
 



 
 



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