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Michael Clarke pulls out of IPL - again
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke has pulled out of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), citing a busy international schedule.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 4:18:25 PM

Hip fractures triple elderly women's chances of dying
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) Bone fractures, even minor ones, increase a person's chances of dying, particularly if he is elderly. But hip fractures just double the risk for women, which is three times the risk for men.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 3:58:48 PM

Fast foods contain excess salt: Survey
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) Many lunch options considered healthy, such as sandwiches and risottos, contain far more salt than the recommended maximum of six grams per day, a survey has revealed.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 2:41:54 PM

Dutch develop Obama flower
Amsterdam, Feb 5 (DPA) A flower farm in Valkenburg in the southern Netherlands has developed a special chrysanthemum that it has named after the new US President Barack Obama.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 12:57:50 PM

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

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