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Australia, India move towards free trade deal
Melbourne, May 20 (IANS) The Australia-India Free Trade Agreement (FTA) may come through as early as next year with Australian Trade Minister Simon Crean and India's Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath Tuesday agreeing that the FTA feasibility study report would be presented to the government by the year-end.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 12:35:51 PM

Ponting rules out Warne's comeback in the Ashes
Melbourne, May 20 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting feels that spin-wizard Shane Warne is bowling as well as ever but doesn't believe the leg spin king is plotting a Test comeback for next year's Ashes.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 11:34:55 AM

Call for greater trade, investment between India, Australia
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) Commerce is increasingly becoming the byword in the Australia-India bilateral relationship as India's Minister for Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath Monday called for greater trade and investment flows between the two countries.

Monday, May 19, 2008 4:05:10 PM

Warne's IPL success proves a point
Melbourne, May 19 (IANS)Shane Warne is four months shy of his 39th birthday. He is playing a game suited to kids, not old men, a game where anything less than the best spin bowling is chopped up like dog meat.

Monday, May 19, 2008 1:33:45 PM

Taxi drivers protest bashing of Indian cabbie in Adelaide
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) Taxi drivers, mostly from the subcontinent, are protesting to demand better security and justice following the brutal bashing of cabbie Balraj Singh over the weekend in Adelaide, the capital of South Australia province.

Monday, May 19, 2008 1:21:57 PM

Samuels to challenge the ban
Melbourne, May 19 (IANS) West Indies Marlon Samuels, who has been slapped with a two-year ban for hobnobbing with an Indian bookie, has decided to challenge the order in a court.

Monday, May 19, 2008 1:05:28 PM

Ponting wants IPL salary cap to stay
Melbourne, May 19 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting fears that scrapping the salary cap of Indian Prmier League franchisees might take away the competitive edge from the exciting Twenty20 tournament.

Monday, May 19, 2008 1:03:21 PM

Former players slam CA for selling baggy green
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has been slammed by former Australian cricketers after its players wore a beer sponsor's cap instead of the revered baggy green in the West Indies tour.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 5:43:20 PM

Sydney cricket ground stand not to be named after Waugh
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Steve Waugh may be the fans' favourite to have a new multi-million dollar stand being built at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) named after him, but he does not qualify as only players retired for ten years are considered for the honour, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 4:19:27 PM

Clarke to join Australian team for second Test
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke has confirmed he would be available for the second Test in the West Indies after spending time with his fiancee Lara Bingle who lost her father.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 11:51:42 AM

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