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Symonds may never play for Australia again: cricket board chief
Melbourne, Sep 9 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland has said that troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds may never represent the country again but has added that there are many talented players like Shane Watson to replace him.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 3:21:51 PM

Bangaldesh cricket captain Ashraful warned of poor form
Brisbane, Sep 9 (IANS) Bangladesh cricket coach Jamie Siddons has warned skipper Mohammed Ashraful of his poor form and also that the cricketer was lucky to escape the axe after another poor series.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 2:30:52 PM

Symonds consults sports psychologist
Brisbane, Sep 9 (IANS) In an attempt to come out of a turbulent state of mind, Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has contacted a sports psychologist to make his return to international cricket.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 2:22:13 PM

Beach lovers turn turtles' lives upside down
Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) Holiday makers love unspoilt beaches but their presence distresses turtles that are therefore unable to breed, a new study has found.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 1:27:44 PM

Teens who shun physical activity more likely to be ill
Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) Teens who shun physical activity are more likely to fall ill because of sedentary lifestyles, according to Queensland University of Technology researcher Kyra Hamilton.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 1:03:18 PM

Scientists tag sharks to gather more detailed data
Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) Scientists have tagged a nearly four-metre long white shark, nicknamed Thomas, to track its movements across the ocean and gather more detailed information.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 12:53:15 PM

Old drug prevents diabetes-linked complications
Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) A widely available cholesterol-lowering drug in vogue 30 years ago could prevent or delay some of the most serious health complications associated with diabetes today, according to a new study.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 12:51:13 PM

Support for Catholic, but not Islamic school in Australian town
Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) A proposed Catholic school near here has been supported by the residents' group, who had earlier this year rejected a plan to build an Islamic school on Sydney's south-western fringes, raising uncomfortable questions of double standards and racism in this historic Australian town.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 10:07:16 AM

China-made uniforms causing blisters, say Australian workers
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) An Australian trade union has alleged that an energy company's workers have suffered blisters and rashes from wearing uniforms made in China, and has called for the recall of all such uniforms, according to media reports.

Monday, September 08, 2008 6:11:05 PM

Made in China uniforms cause blisters to Australian workers
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) An Australian energy company's workers have suffered blisters and rashes from wearing uniforms made in China.

Monday, September 08, 2008 5:04:55 PM

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