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Late goal sends Iran to top of Group C in Asian Cup
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) A stoppage-time winner from substitute Reza Ghoochannejhad sent Iran to the top of Group C in the Asian Cup football tournament with an entertaining 1-0 victory over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday.

Monday, January 19, 2015 7:24:03 PM

Asian Cup's 85-year no-draw record broken
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) The 2015 Asian Cup has broken an 85-year record, posting the highest number of matches without a draw at a major football tournament.

Monday, January 19, 2015 5:02:09 PM

We will make it difficult for China says Australian striker
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) China will feel they are like playing in "quicksand" when they take on Australia in Thursday's AFC Asian Cup quarter-final, striker Tim Cahill said Monday.

Monday, January 19, 2015 2:52:16 PM

Only 2 percent of tennis pros earn profit
Canberra, Jan 19 (IANS) Only two percent of professional tennis players earn a profit from tournament prize money, according to a study released by Tennis Australia Monday.

Monday, January 19, 2015 2:36:16 PM

China beat North Korea to enter Asian Cup quarters
Canberra, Jan 18 (IANS) Midfielder Sun Ke scored twice to help China beat North Korea 2-1 and advance to the Asian Cup quarter-finals with a best-ever three straight wins as Group B leaders here Sunday.

Sunday, January 18, 2015 5:36:17 PM

South Korea beat Australia to clinch group top spot
Brisbane, Jan 17 (IANS) Hosts Australia failed to secure top spot in Group A of the Asian Cup football competition, succumbing to a 0-1 loss against South Korea in Brisbane Saturday.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 6:56:17 PM

England batsman Ballance fractures finger
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) England batsman Gary Ballance has suffered a fractured finger while practicing but is expected to be fit for the World Cup, a statement from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said Saturday.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 5:40:09 PM

Morgan proud of England's positives despite loss
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan is confident his side can take the positives from opening match defeat to Australia into the rest of the tri-Series.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 5:38:04 PM

New Zealand in good shape for World Cup: Hadlee
Auckland, Jan 17 (IANS) New Zealand cricket legend Richard Hadlee has voiced optimism about the country's chances in the upcoming World Cup, which is being co-hosted with Australia.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 5:02:09 PM

Kallis says Sandhu ready for international cricket
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) South African cricket great Jacques Kallis said his Sydney Thunder teammate Gurinder Sandhu, who was drafted into Australia's One-Day International (ODI) squad for the tri-series against England and India, had proven he possessed the skills required to perform at the international level.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 4:36:08 PM

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