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Jelena's brother hopes to reunite with star sister
Perth, Feb 5 (DPA) With Jelena Dokic finally putting her life back together both on and off the court, the surprise Australian Open quarter-finalist may soon be back in contact with her younger brother.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 11:24:22 AM

Fiji's interim PM calls for sacrifice as isolation looms
Wellington, Feb 5 (Xinhua) As pressure mounts on his administration to return the country to democracy or face isolation, Fiji's interim Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama has called on people to sacrifice for the benefit of future generations.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 11:16:05 AM

Working men more likely to suffer eye injuries than women
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) Working men are more likely than women to suffer eye injuries, according to an Australian report released Thursday.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 11:14:17 AM

Indians no match for Kiwis in Fed Cup tennis
Perth, Feb 4 (IANS) India were off to a dismal start in Fed Cup tennis, losing 0-3 to New Zealand in the Asia Oceania Group-I tie at the State Tennis Centre here Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 8:31:50 PM

Ponting, Clarke named Allan Border medallists
Melbourne, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting and vice captain Michael Clarke were joint winners of the Allan Border medal for 2008-09.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 8:02:04 PM

Ponting tells selectors to pick Hayden's replacement early
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting wants the Australian selectors to make up their minds now on Matthew Hayden's replacement for the series against South Africa.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 7:47:01 PM

Australia may boycott one-day series if Pakistan play Yousuf
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) The one-day series between Pakistan and Australia could run into trouble if Pakistan insist on playing the rebel Indian Cricket League's Mohammad Yousuf.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 7:42:55 PM

Ponting keen on Symonds return
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is hopeful that troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds will make progress to be in the team when it returns from the tour of South Africa.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 4:26:47 PM

Brothers get 17 years in prison for murdering 3-year-old
Wellington, Feb 4 (DPA) Two brothers convicted of murdering a 3-year-old girl who was kicked to death after months of abuse, including being hung and spun on a rotary clothesline and put into a tumble dryer, were sent to prison for a minimum of 17 and a half years Wednesday, news reports said.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 12:07:54 PM

Toxic debt brought to book
Sydney, Feb 4 (DPA) Toxic debt has beaten bromance and textaholic to become Australia's Word of the Year, contest organiser Macquarie Dictionary announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 10:31:28 AM

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