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Hayden game's greatest opener, says Ponting
Brisbane, Jan 13 (IANS) Matthew Hayden's Australian teammates hailed him as a great batsman who brought a new dimension to the game with his dominating display.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 5:29:07 PM

Matthew Hayden quits international scene
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Imposing Australian opener Matthew Hayden retired from international cricket Tuesday, ending the extraordinary career as the third highest century maker and fourth top most run scorer for his country.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 4:43:14 PM

Federer at odds with bookie pick of Murray
Melbourne, Jan 13 (DPA) Roger Federer will begin his Australian Open tennis tune-up Wednesday at the AAMI Classic, ignoring bookmaker chatter that his Grand Slam title hopes are under siege from newcomer Andy Murray.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 3:28:01 PM

Hewitt gets started in Sydney with fighting win
Sydney, Jan 13 (DPA) Women's seeds stormed through into the quarter-finals as Lleyton Hewitt made a typical fighting debut Tuesday at the Medibank International tennis.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 3:25:38 PM

Researchers perfecting technique to suck carbon from air
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Researchers are working on a new technique to extract carbon dioxide from the air and cut down pollution levels.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 12:49:45 PM

Drunk man jumps into sea, rescued
Sydney, Jan 13 (DPA) An Australian cruise ship in the South Pacific Tuesday had to turn a full circle to pick up a drunken passenger who jumped overboard after an all-night party.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 12:29:28 PM

Australian opener Matthew Hayden calls it a day
Brisbane, Jan 13 (IANS) Australian opener Matthew Hayden Tuesday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending a glorious career spanning nearly 15 years.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 12:06:54 PM

Beachgoers glimpse what coastlines would look like 50 years hence
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Beachgoers at New South Wales and South East Queensland experienced huge 'king tides' - a glimpse of what coastlines would look like in the next 50 years.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:45:32 AM

Extinct bird's droppings yields details of pre-human New Zealand
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Droppings of a giant extinct bird, buried beneath cave floors and rock shelters for millennia, have yielded a mine of information about pre-human New Zealand.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:35:11 AM

Pregnant women who smoke expose child to cancer
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) A pregnant woman who smokes increases the child's risk of developing cancers, according to the latest evidence.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:22:04 AM

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