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Wickmayer ducks shadow of bigger Belgians to win at Auckland
Auckland, Jan 9 (DPA) Belgian Yanina Wickmayer Saturday won the ABS Classic title to continue her emergence from the shadow of celebrated compatriots Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 6:03:51 PM

Fighting Spain rally to win third Hopman Cup title
Perth, Jan 9 (DPA) Tommy Robredo and Maria-Jose Martinez Sanchez paced Spain to a third Hopman Cup title Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Britain.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 6:03:31 PM

'Babysitting affected Kamran's Sydeny performance'
Hobart, Jan 9 (IANS) Kamran Akmal's poor wicketkeeping is being attributed to his preoccupation with his family in Sydney.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 5:07:27 PM

Indian attacked, set ablaze in Melbourne
Melbourne, Jan 9 (IANS) An Indian man was attacked and set ablaze by four unidentified men while he was parking his car in the northwestern part of this city early Saturday, a week after an Indian youth was fatally stabbed here. The Australian government condemned the incident but maintained it was not racially motivated.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 3:49:19 PM

Roddick won't play 2010 Davis Cup
Brisbane, Jan 9 (DPA) Last autumn's knee injury looks to have been a deciding factor in Andy Roddick's decision to opt out of the US Davis Cup team for 2010.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 2:39:37 PM

Indian man attacked, set on fire in Melbourne
Melbourne, Jan 9 (IANS) An Indian man suffered burns to his face, arms and chest after he was set on fire by four men while he was parking his car in the northwestern part of this city in the early hours of Saturday. The attack comes a week after an Indian youth was fatally stabbed here.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 2:03:08 PM

Australia condemns Indian cartoon on racist attacks row
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Australia Friday condemned as 'deeply offensive' a caricature, published in an Indian newspaper, depicting Victoria police as members of the racist Ku Klux Klan.

Friday, January 08, 2010 5:18:02 PM

Murray, Robson power Britain to first Hopman Cup final
Perth, Jan 8 (DPA) Britain reached the final of the Hopman Cup for the first time, advancing into a Saturday showdown with two-time trophy holder Spain through a heroic doubles performance from Andy Murray and teenaged Laura Robson.

Friday, January 08, 2010 2:52:09 PM

Seaweeds fast endangering coral reefs
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Seaweeds have claimed huge tracts of the coastal shelf of Australia's Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and are endangering them, says a new study.

Thursday, January 07, 2010 1:56:03 PM

Spain in third Hopman final with singles sweeps
Perth, Jan 7 (DPA) Two-time champion Spain barrelled past Australia Thursday to set the stage for a possible Hopman Cup trophy hat trick with a defeat of the hard-luck hosts 2-0.

Thursday, January 07, 2010 1:48:04 PM

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