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Last updated: Saturday, November 01, 2014 3:00:04 PM

Australia's Watson eyes coaching future
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) Revealing his passion for coaching, ace Australian all-rounder Shane Watson Sunday said that contrasting experiences under two national coaches - Mickey Arthur and Darren Lehmann - will hold him in good stead for the role in the future.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 3:18:10 PM

Marquez takes MotoGP pole
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Newly-crowned world champion Marc Marquez from Spain Saturday took pole position for Sunday's Australian MotoGP in Phillip Island.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:42:08 PM

Players action pre-empted crucial meeting, says WICB
Bridgetown (Barbados), Oct 18 (IANS/CMC) A high powered team was being sent to India to address the impasse between the West Indies one-day squad and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA), the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:42:16 AM

PNG Ebola patients could be flown to Australia
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Ebola patients from Papua New Guinea could be flown to Australia for treatment, Health Minister Peter Dutton said.

Friday, October 17, 2014 3:06:23 PM

14 Australians untraceable after Himalayan blizzard
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Fourteen Australians are still untraceable after they were trapped in an avalanche in Nepal on Tuesday.

Friday, October 17, 2014 3:04:04 PM

CA extends coach Lehmann's contract
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Darren Lehmann's contract as Australia cricket coach was Friday extended by one year following the reversal of fortunes of the national team that regained the No.1 rankings in both Tests and ODIs under the former middle-order batsman.

Friday, October 17, 2014 2:20:05 PM

Australian jets kill IS fighters in airstrikes
Canberra, Oct 17 (IANS) Australian jets have carried out at least two airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants, out of a total of 43 sorties by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), officials said Friday.

Friday, October 17, 2014 1:06:13 PM

Australia urges citizens to leave Iraq
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) As the Islamic State (IS) advances near Baghdad, the Australian government has urged its citizens to flee the Iraqi capital.

Friday, October 17, 2014 5:56:14 AM

Pietersen ouster a loss to cricket: Watson
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Terming the retirement of Kevin Pietersen as a loss to international cricket, ace Australian all-rounder Shane Watson said that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) should have handled the former captain's issue differently.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:06:18 PM

Australia can't deploy health workers to Ebola hotspots: PM
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said it will be "irresponsible" to send Australian personnel to an Ebola hotspot "when we don't have any means of effectively evacuating such personnel back to Australia and we have no commitments from other countries to treat them there either".

Thursday, October 16, 2014 5:10:10 PM

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