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Yuki in Australian Open final, confident of pulling it off
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri made a sensational semi-final appearance in the junior Australian Open tennis last year. He went a step further Friday reaching the final. And he certainly does not want to stop here. The junior World No.2 says he is confident of winning the title this time around.

Friday, January 30, 2009 6:07:33 PM

Sania excels to help Bhupathi enter second final
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza shrugged off an indifferent start while outplaying Czech pair Lukas Dlouhy and Iveta Benesova 6-4, 6-1 to enter the mixed doubles final at the Australian Open for the second successive year here Friday.

Friday, January 30, 2009 2:42:33 PM

Sydney police break massive shoplifting ring
Sydney, Jan 30 (DPA) Sydney police said Friday they had broken Australia's biggest ever shoplifting operation after uncovering a 'treasure trove' of stolen goods worth millions of dollars.

Friday, January 30, 2009 1:11:37 PM

Bhupathi-Sania in mixed doubles final of Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza moved into the final of the Australian Open mixed doubles beating the Czech pair of Lukas Dlouhy and Iveta Benesova 6-4, 6-1 here Friday.

Friday, January 30, 2009 12:58:21 PM

Former swimming champ Thorpe denies being gay
Sydney, Jan 30 (DPA) Retired Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe has denied he is in a sexual relationship with Brazilian housemate Daniel Mendes.

Friday, January 30, 2009 11:46:31 AM

Rafter questions Djokovic's desire in retirement wake
Melbourne, Jan 30 (DPA) Former tennis great Patrick Rafter has voiced his doubts about the desire of deposed Australian Open winner Novak Djokovic after the Serb's retirement during his quarter-final with Andy Roddick.

Friday, January 30, 2009 11:46:09 AM

Chocoholic Safina hopes to indulge her sweet tooth (Preview)
Melbourne, Jan 30 (DPA) Dinara Safina is prepared to celebrate with a chocolate cake should she deny Serena Williams a fourth title at the Australian Open when the pair meet in Saturday's women's final.

Friday, January 30, 2009 11:30:03 AM

Marathoners have elevated levels of protein linked to heart attacks
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) People running marathons are likely to have elevated levels of a protein linked to heart attacks, though it does not affect them adversely.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:57:48 AM

Mobility test will gauge fitness of elderly
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Mobility test, like blood test or blood pressure readings, is also an important indicator of physical fitness and health status.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:14:28 AM

Watching movies helps children exercise mind
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Parents need not overly worry about kids spending most of their time indoors. They could be watching their favourite movies and exercising their minds.

Friday, January 30, 2009 9:47:29 AM

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