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Ban on sledging will make cricket dull: former Aussie players
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Former Australian cricketers have slammed the Indian cricket board's stand to pitch for a ban on sledging during International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executives meeting in Kuala Lumpur.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 2:22:22 PM

Stolen haul of military medals recovered in New Zealand
Wellington, Feb 16 (DPA) Nearly 100 medals, including nine Victoria Crosses - the highest award for military gallantry in the British Commonwealth - have been recovered undamaged after being stolen from the New Zealand Army museum in December, police said Saturday.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 2:17:15 PM

Hussey signs short-term contract with IPL
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Michael Hussey leads the Australians joining the Indian Premier League (IPL) after Cricket Australia (CA) and the organisers resolved the sponsorship row that prevented star players from playing in the multimillion dollar Twenty20 extravaganza.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 1:40:41 PM

Australia's iconic coffee brand to open in Mumbai, Bangalore
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Gloria Jean's Coffees, the Australian global brand, will soon be brewing its hand-blended coffee for Indian connoisseurs. The first store is scheduled to open in Bandra in Mumbai March 15.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 8:35:23 AM

International meeting to seek ban on cluster bombs
Wellington, Feb 16 (DPA) Representatives from 120 countries will meet in New Zealand next week to draft an international agreement banning cluster bombs that have killed or maimed thousands of civilians - but the US and other major weapon-producing nations will not attend.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 8:19:53 AM

Gilchrist's ton extends his world record (Statistical highlights)
Perth, Feb 15 (IANS) Australia's Adam Gilchrist registered his 16th ton in One-Day Internationals (ODI), against Sri Lanka here Friday, to extend his record for most centuries by a wicketkeeper.

Friday, February 15, 2008 9:26:53 PM

Gilchrist's ton helps Australia beat Sri Lanka
Perth, Feb 15 (IANS) Adam Gilchrist hammered his 16th one-day century to guide Australia to a 63-run win over Sri Lanka and go atop the points table overtaking India in the Commonwealth Bank Triangular Series here Friday.

Friday, February 15, 2008 8:28:40 PM

Scoreboard at end of Australia-Sri Lanka ODI
Perth, Feb 15 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at the end of the Australia-Sri Lanka One-Day International in the Commonwealth Bank Triangular Series at the Western Australian Cricket Association ground here Friday:

Friday, February 15, 2008 8:18:45 PM

Small Kiribati island is world's largest marine reserve
Wellington, Feb 15 (Xinhua) The small Pacific island of Kiribati has been declared the world's largest marine protected area, the Suva-based Pacnews reported Friday.

Friday, February 15, 2008 6:28:33 PM

Bidding for Symonds, Ponting likely to hot up
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) The bidding war for Australia captain Ricky Ponting and his teammate Andrew Symonds, who have been in the news for all wrong reasons lately, is likely to gain steam when players are auctioned in Mumbai Wednesday.

Friday, February 15, 2008 4:44:26 PM

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