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Last updated: Thursday, August 27, 2015 4:34:03 PM

Cricket emerges as highest participation sport in Australia
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) A record 1.2 million Australians participated in cricket in the 2014-15 season making it the country's highest participation sport, according to The Australian Cricket Census, released on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 3:42:18 PM

3D-printed 'bench-top' brain a reality soon
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) In a step closer to creating a full-fledged "bench-top" brain, Australian researchers have developed a 3D-printed layered structure incorporating neural cells that mimics the structure of brain tissue.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 2:20:03 PM

Rihanna flaunts skin at Barbados Carnival Parade
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 4 (IANS) Singer Rihanna flaunted her body in a very skimpy bejewelled bikini while she returned to her hometown Barbados for the annual Kadooment Day Parade.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 1:30:05 PM

70 crocodile heads found in a freezer in Australia
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) As many as 70 crocodile heads were found dumped and left to rot in a freezer in a small town in northern Australia, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 9:44:03 AM

Australian retail sales up in June
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Australian retail sales grew 0.7 percent in June as compared to the 0.4 percent growth in May, authorities said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 9:22:10 AM

Four Caribbean federations support IAAF reforms
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 3 (IANS) Four Caribbean members of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) are supporting calls for reforms to the sport's world governing body.

Monday, August 03, 2015 10:56:17 AM

Sydney siege gunman partner to stand trial for murder
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) The former partner of the 2014 Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis has been committed to stand trial for the murder of the latter's ex-wife, a media report said on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 9:26:10 AM

New lead found in Indian woman's murder in Australia
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Police in Australia have released new CCTV footage which they hope may provide a lead in the murder of an Indian IT consultant earlier this year, a media report said on Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2015 1:30:04 PM

'Backpackers in Australia facing sex demands'
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Some backpacking travellers to Australia are being coerced to perform sexual acts for employers who must sign documents allowing them to extend their visas.

Friday, July 31, 2015 11:42:19 AM

Get up for your heart health and move for your waistline
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Regular walking and running not only improve your heart but also enable you shed extra kilos around your waistline resulting in a healthy body mass index (BMI), researchers say.

Friday, July 31, 2015 11:16:15 AM

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