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Seven die in Fiji cyclone
Wellington, Jan 30 (DPA) Seven people died after tropical Cyclone Gene strafed Fiji, cutting power lines and water supplies, wrecking crops and filling evacuation centres with families driven from their homes by flooding, according to reports received in New Zealand Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 11:39:24 AM

Drained Aussie quickie Tait rested from all cricket (Lead)
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait, suffering from 'physical and emotional exhaustion', is being rested from all forms of the game to undergo a special programme aimed at his rehabilitation.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:37:36 PM

Cricket Australia to use Gilchrist as mentor for juniors
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has decided to use retiring Adam Gilchrist as a mentor for junior players.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:19:34 PM

Tait stuns cricket world by quitting
Adelaide, Jan 29 (IANS) Australian speedster Shaun Tait, who made a forgettable comeback during the Perth Test against India, has decided to quit the game, citing emotional and physical exhaustion.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:16:37 PM

Harbhajan cleared of racism charge, penalised for verbal abuse (Lead)
Adelaide, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian cricket board's strong stance paid rich dividends as off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was cleared from charges of racial abuse though he was penalised for verbal abuse by independent appeals commissioner Justice John Hansen, who heard his appeal against a three-Test ban here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 4:12:55 PM

Suharto's rights record appalling: New Zealand PM
Wellington, Jan 29 (DPA) New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said Tuesday that former Indonesian president Suharto's human rights record was 'appalling' and she would not sign a condolence book for him.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 3:08:42 PM

Djokovic planning to renew coaching ties with Woodforde
Melbourne, Jan 29 (DPA) Newly crowned Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic is considering renewing his coaching association with legendary Australian doubles player Mark Woodforde.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 1:31:22 PM

Harbhajan cleared of racial abuse charge
Adelaide, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was cleared of the racial abuse charge against him but was penalised for verbal abuse by New Zealand judge John Hansen who heard his appeal against a three-Test ban here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 12:10:50 PM

Sehwag consolidates his world record with ton
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) Swashbuckling batsman Virender Sehwag Monday consolidated his world record by hitting his ninth successive century with a 150-plus score in the fourth match against Australia and completed a fine comeback to the Test cricket.

Monday, January 28, 2008 7:29:28 PM

It's Australia's sixth home series win over India
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) Australia defeated India 2-1 in the four-Test series for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy here Monday to win their sixth series against their Asian rivals at home.

Monday, January 28, 2008 6:38:04 PM

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