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Tait has perfect bowling action: Lee
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Australian speedster Brett Lee has come out in support of his fellow fast bowler Shaun Tait, whose action has been questioned by New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori, the media here reported Monday.

Monday, December 17, 2007 1:04:27 PM

Indian origin scientist's research helps make milk products healthier
Sydney, Dec 15 (IANS) An Indian-origin Australian scientist is helping make our glass of milk healthier by reducing fat content and the level of saturated fatty acids in it.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 11:14:04 AM

Ponting wants Tait for Tests against India
Adelaide, Dec 14 (IANS) On the day Shaun Tait's action was questioned, his case to play against India on Boxing Day (Dec 26) was strengthened when his captain Ricky Ponting urged the national selectors to pick him while he is hot.

Friday, December 14, 2007 6:39:07 PM

Day-Night Test matches would threaten traditional red balls
Adelaide, Dec 14 (IANS) The integrity of Test cricket, which has at its essence the deterioration of the traditional red ball, would be fundamentally threatened if the game was played under lights, the media reported here Friday

Friday, December 14, 2007 12:48:39 PM

Don't take kirpans to school: Sikh Council of Australia
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS) School students should not be allowed to carry the kirpan, says the Sikh Council of Australia, the apex representative body of Sikhs in the country, about the dagger worn as an article of faith by baptised Sikhs.

Friday, December 14, 2007 12:12:47 PM

New Zealand schoolboy jailed for drug trafficking
Wellington, Dec 14 (DPA) A 17-year-old New Zealand schoolboy of Chinese origin was Friday sentenced to four years of imprisonment for importing methamphetamine, a banned drug, hidden in a package of hair-dryers shipped from Guangzhou, news reports said.

Friday, December 14, 2007 10:14:47 AM

Vettori raises doubts on Tait's action
Adelaide, Dec 13 (IANS) New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori questioned Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait's slinging action.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 9:10:15 PM

A daily drink helps women over 70 live longer
Sydney, Dec 13 (DPA) Women over 70 who have one or two alcoholic drinks a day live longer than teetotallers or the people who completely avoid alcohol beverages, according to an Australian survey reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 1:42:11 PM

Cricket Australia toys with idea of day-night Tests
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Cricket Australia is toying with the idea of having day-night Test matches in what could be the biggest departure from the traditions to which the game has held on for 130 years.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 11:14:39 AM

Mcgrath wants an all-pace attack to rattle Indians
Adelaide, Dec 12 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath disagrees with the assertion of Sourav Ganguly that India has the batting depth to humble the World Champions in the upcoming series Down Under starting Dec 26, the media reported here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 6:20:47 PM

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