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Last updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:28:04 PM

Beijing Olympic pole vault champion Hooker retires
Canberra, April 12 (IANS) The 2008 Beijing Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker of Australia announced his retirement from the sport.

Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:12:17 PM

Tamil asylum seeker fighting for life in Australia
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) A Sri Lankan asylum seeker in Australia is fighting for his life after dousing himself in petrol following the the decision to deport him home.

Friday, April 11, 2014 2:40:04 PM

Confident about detected signals from black box: Australian PM
Canberra, April 11 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday he is confident that the signals heard over the past few days were from the black box of the missing Malaysian Airlines jetliner.

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:56:09 PM

Motorsports: Team MRF hoping for a strong start
Auckland, April 10 (IANS) Team MRF will begin their campaign for a hat-trick of FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championships this weekend with the running of the Rally of Whangarei.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 6:38:04 PM

Australian aircraft detects possible signal in MH370 hunt
Canberra, April 10 (IANS) A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion aircraft has detected a possible signal consistant with the missing jet in the vicinity of the Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield, an official confirmed Thursday.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 5:54:04 PM

Cricket Australia pledges to eliminate homophobia from sport
Sydney, April 9 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) joined the Australian Football League, Australia Rugby Union, National Rugby League and Football Federation of Australia at a historic event Wednesday to commit to eliminating homophobia from sport.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 1:08:05 PM

Rachael Taylor opens up about domestic violence
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Rachael Taylor opened up during a high-profile lunch here about her experience with domestic violence.

Monday, April 07, 2014 3:40:05 PM

Impressive debut by Tarun Reddy in Formula Renault races
Rockingham (Northamptonshire), April 7 (IANS) Sixteen-year-old Tarun Reddy from Chennai marked his debut in the 2014 Protyre Formula Renault championship with two sixth-place finishes and an eighth spot in the triple-header here over the weekend.

Monday, April 07, 2014 2:22:16 PM

Two new signals detected in search for MH370
Canberra, April 7 (IANS) An Australian ship detected two more underwater signals in the southern Indian Ocean, possibly from an airplane black box, in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, an Australian official said Monday.

Monday, April 07, 2014 1:32:12 PM

Gene behind brain development discovered
Sydney, April 6 (IANS) In a breakthrough, scientists have found a gene key for the development of our brain.

Sunday, April 06, 2014 1:20:04 PM

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