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Sreesanth ready for battle with the Aussies
Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) Pacer Sreesanth, under instructions from the Indian cricket board, has declined to say anything on the conflict between his teammate Harbhajan Singh and Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds, but has vowed to renew his onfield battle with the Queenslander during the upcoming One-Day Internationals (ODI) tri-series.

Monday, January 14, 2008 11:17:55 AM

Kumble reacts to Clarke's apology: 'I can understand mate'
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) In a move that could go a long way in healing the rift between the Australian and Indian cricket teams, Michael Clarke has apologised to skipper Anil Kumble for not leaving the crease after being caught at slip in the second Test in Sydney, the Australian media has reported.

Monday, January 14, 2008 10:58:49 AM

Australian cricketers vow to respect opponents
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) Stung by the widespread criticism of their on-field behaviour, the Australian cricket team Sunday night sought the help of leadership guru Ray McLean in a bid to salvage their battered image.

Monday, January 14, 2008 10:58:00 AM

Singer attacks photographer
Wellington, Jan 14 (DPA) Iceland singer-songwriter Bjork attacked a photographer, ripping his shirt in half, after he snapped her early-morning arrival at Auckland International Airport, a newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, January 14, 2008 9:35:11 AM

Ban players who bet on own matches: Blake
Melbourne, Jan 13 (IANS) The Association of Tennis Professional's (ATP) player council vice-president, American James Blake believes a life ban would be appropriate for tennis players who are caught betting on their own games, the Australian media reported Sunday.

Sunday, January 13, 2008 5:02:04 PM

Greenpeace claims it drove out Japanese whalers
Wellington, Jan 13 (DPA) Greenpeace claimed Sunday that its protest ship Esperanza had chased Japanese ships out of Antarctic waters where they have been hunting nearly 1,000 whales.

Sunday, January 13, 2008 4:46:36 PM

Federer to call it a day after 2012 Olympics
Melbourne, Jan 13 (IANS) World No.1 Roger Federer will bid adieu to tennis after the London Olympics in 2012, a yet to be released biography of the champion written by a Swiss journalist revealed.

Sunday, January 13, 2008 4:03:36 PM

Australian Open organisers relax curbs on cell phone
Melbourne, Jan 13 (IANS) Despite the recent emergence of match-fixing controversy in tennis, the Australian Open organisers have decided not to ban the use of mobile phone by players inside the Melbourne Park for the tournament starting Monday.

Sunday, January 13, 2008 3:56:50 PM

Kumble thanks well wishers for their support
Canberra, Jan 13 (IANS) The visiting Indian cricket squad Saturday dined with the Indian High Commissioner to Australia, Sujatha Singh, at the Indian embassy.

Sunday, January 13, 2008 1:15:55 PM

India feels Steve Waugh can sort out monkey mess
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Steve Waugh, one of cricket's most respected figures, would be willing to help rebuild the bridges between Australia and India and the tourists are keen to have him involved, the Australian media reported Sunday.

Sunday, January 13, 2008 1:14:46 PM

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