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Hogg shoots for Bollywood movie with Lee
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Brad Hogg, Australia's main spinner, took time off to do a scene for upcoming Bollywood movie 'Victory' while waiting for his hearing before the International Cricket Council following India's complaint against him.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 4:51:54 PM

Team India kills time with beach volleyball
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian team was still unaware of the International Cricket Council's move to remove umpire Steve Bucknor from the third Test at Perth, when they went to Sydney's Bondi Beach for an informal beach volleyball game with the lifeguards.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 4:37:08 PM

Cultural misunderstandings cause for confusion: Border
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Allan Border has suggested that the confusion between the Indian and Australian teams is often due to cultural misunderstandings.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:31:59 PM

It's India vs. ICC, says Aussie commentator
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Arguing that 'India must not be allowed to run the game,' an Australian commentator has also called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) not to give in before the Indian 'cricketing wealth' in the controversy over banning Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh for three Tests.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:29:33 PM

Aussie team goes out of favour of home fans
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) The Australian team has fallen out of favour even with their own fans back home after the fracas in the second Test here with India. A poll conducted by Fox Sports revealed that 57.66 percent of Australians who took part in the poll said they would 'no longer support this side'.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:03:15 PM

Bucknor sacked, Harbhajan can play in Perth Test (Lead)
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Team India heaved a sigh of relief as controversial West Indies umpire Steve Bucknor will not be officiating while Harbhajan Singh can play in the third Test against Australia in Perth starting Jan 16, the top International Cricket Council (ICC) official announced here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:38:32 PM

Fresh optimism spurs Safin's approach in Australia
Melbourne, Jan 8 (DPA) Marat Safin confessed Tuesday that one of his biggest tasks for the Australian tennis summer will be getting accustomed to the new blue court colour, which he will confront for the first time as he plays in the AAMI Classic tune-up.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:15:55 PM

Bucknor to be replaced by Bowden for Perth Test
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Umpire Steve Bucknor will not be officiating in the third Test between India and Australia in Perth starting Jan 16, a top International Cricket Council (ICC) official announced here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:02:58 PM

Ruthless Australians rattle world cricket (News Analysis)
Sydney, Jan 8 (DPA) Australia's bratty world-champion cricket team is learning that winning is not everything.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 10:50:07 AM

Nicole Kidman announces pregnancy
Sydney, Jan 8 (DPA) Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman is expecting a child with country-crooner husband and fellow Australian Keith Urban.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 10:22:41 AM

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