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Last updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:04:04 PM

Shuttlers Bhat, Varma win in New Zealand GP
Auckland, April 15 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Sourabh Varma and Arvind Bhat Tuesday entered the men's singles second round in emphatic fashion at the $50,000 New Zealand Open Grand Prix being played at the North Shore Events Centre here.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 6:54:05 PM

McGrath, Perry to meet Prince William and Kate
Sydney, April 15 (IANS) Australian cricket legend Glenn McGrath and woman all-rounder Ellyse Perry will meet Prince William and Kate Middleton Wednesday in a special event at the Sydney Opera House here when the 2015 ICC World Cup and participating nations will be showcased.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:36:07 PM

Underwater search for missing Malaysian plane continues
Canberra, April 15 (IANS) A mini-sub hunting for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was prepared to make a second mission to the remote Indian Ocean seabed Tuesday, officials said.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:34:13 PM

Search for missing Malaysian plane remains fruitless
Canberra/Kuala Lumpur, April 13 (IANS) A dozen aircraft and 14 ships Sunday continued the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane but the efforts remained fruitless on the 37th day after MH370 went off the radar on a Kuala Lumpur-Beijing flight.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 7:42:17 PM

Gill starts APRC season with win in New Zealand
Whangarei (New Zealand), April 13 (IANS) India's Gaurav Gill (co-driver Glenn Macneall), driving a Skoda Fabia S2000 for Team MRF, began his FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) title defence on a strong note as he swept Sunday's six special stages to win the International Rally of Whangarei, defeating overnight leader and teammate Jan Kopecky (Pavel Dresler).

Sunday, April 13, 2014 2:28:04 PM

Iron improves women's performance at gym
Sydney, April 13 (IANS) Women who take iron supplements experience a marked improvement in their exercise performance, a study has found.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 1:36:13 PM

Team MRF poised for 1-2 finish in New Zealand
Whangarei (New Zealand), April 12 (IANS) Team MRF was poised for a 1-2 finish in the VINZ International Rally of Whangarei, the opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) here Saturday as Jan Kopecky (co-driver Pavel Dresler) topped the time charts ahead of teammate Gaurav Gill (Glen Macneall), both in Skoda Fabia S2000.

Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:10:04 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

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