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Last updated: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:28:04 PM

Australia aims to become top cannabis exporter
Canberra, Jan 4 (IANS) The Australian government on Thursday said it aspires to be the world's leading exporter of medicinal cannabis.

Thursday, January 04, 2018 4:24:03 PM

Kyrgios advances to Brisbane quarters after beating Ebden
Brisbane, Jan 3 (IANS) Australia's Nick Kyrgios on Wednesday advanced into the Brisbane International tennis quarter-finals after struggling to defeat his fellow countryman Matthew Ebden.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 7:58:07 PM

Maxwell dropped; Paine, Lynn recalled in Oz ODI squad
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday dropped power hitter Glenn Maxwell while recalling T20 specialist Chris Lynn and wicketkeeper Tim Paine in the 14-man squad for the One-day International series against England, starting January 14.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 5:44:07 PM

Australia look to extend dominance in final Ashes Test (Preview)
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Australia will aim to extend their supremacy over a hapless England side when they face off in the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground here from Thursday.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 4:34:05 PM

Search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 resumes
Canberra, Jan 3 (IANS) The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has resumed after a research ship left South Africa, bound for a search area off the coast of Perth, authorities announced on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 4:06:05 PM

Australian man booked for terror for threatening police
Canberra, Jan 3 (IANS) A man, who was arrested in June 2017 for threatening to kill policemen in Sydney with a knife, is now facing terrorism charges, Australian police said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 9:10:04 AM

Muguruza retires with leg cramps at Brisbane
Brisbane, Jan 2 (IANS) Top-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain withdrew on Tuesday from the Brisbane International tennis tournament during her opening match due to muscle cramps in her right leg.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 5:20:05 PM

NASA-inspired 'speed breeding' method boosts wheat production
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Researchers in Australia have found a way to increase wheat production by up to three times through their "speed breeding" procedures inspired by NASA experiments to grow the crop in space.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 2:38:08 PM

Mitchell selects Test cricket over IPL
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh wants to skip the Indian Premier League (IPL) in an attempt to prolong his Test career.

Monday, January 01, 2018 9:16:04 PM

Svitolina, Konta advance to Brisbane 2nd round
Brisbane, Jan 1 (IANS) Elina Svitolina of Ukraine and Johanna Konta of the United Kingdom on Monday advanced to the second round at the Brisbane International tennis tournament.

Monday, January 01, 2018 7:32:03 PM

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