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Pathan was the real difference: Stuart Clark
Perth, Jan 21 (IANS) Fast bowler Stuart Clark, who tasted his first defeat in his 14-Test career when India beat Australia in the third Test here Saturday, says left-arm pacer Irfan Pathan was the 'real difference' between the two teams.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:07:16 PM

Ponting chooses to take Perth loss in stride
Adelaide, Jan 21 (IANS) The Australians might have missed a rare feat to snatch their 17 straight win in the Test cricket but skipper Ricky Ponting has chosen to take the loss in his stride.

Monday, January 21, 2008 12:34:51 PM

Ana to face Venus in Australian Open quarter finals
Melbourne, Jan 21 (DPA) Ana Ivanovic shook the sleep out of her eyes as during a Monday morning match but awoke to beat Dane Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 7-6 (7-2) to reach the Australian Open quarter finals.

Monday, January 21, 2008 12:26:43 PM

Everest climber Edmund Hillary lies in state
Wellington, Jan 21 (DPA) Thousands of New Zealanders defied heavy rain Monday to pay their respects to the country's greatest modern-day hero, first Everest climber Sir Edmund Hillary, who died Jan 11, as he lay in state at Auckland's Anglican Cathedral.

Monday, January 21, 2008 12:06:01 PM

Trendy Sharapova jumps into the hip-hop floor
Melbourne, Jan 21 (DPA) No sooner had Justine Henin revealed that she occasionally polishes her reflexes with a bit of a hip-hop workout, than clued-in cultural icon Maria Sharapova jumped into the discussion at the Australian Open.

Monday, January 21, 2008 11:58:48 AM

Untreated blood disorder may trigger liver cancer
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) People suffering from a common hereditary blood disorder may develop liver cancer, disease of the joints and other complications if left untreated for a long period, Australian scientists said.

Monday, January 21, 2008 10:01:57 AM

French players impress at Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) If the increase in the number of players from France at this year's Australian Open - with an impressive list of 29 - is anything to go by, the country's tennis is on the upswing.

Monday, January 21, 2008 9:42:50 AM

It's not Australia lost, India won: columnist Peter Roebuck
Perth, Jan 20 (IANS) Ricky Ponting and his players must disregard the notion that in the space of one turbulent fortnight they have become a bunch of likeable losers, says columnist Peter Roebuck, who argues that it was not that Australia lost the Perth Test, India won.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 11:06:43 PM

Alderman wants the swing factor probed
Perth, Jan 20 (IANS) Puzzled by the tremendous success of young Indian medium-pacers on the pitch at Perth, former Australian swing king Terry Alderman has demanded an inquisition into why India's fast bowlers could click when their Australian counterparts could not.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 9:57:30 PM

Nadal goes through as Mathieu retires hurt
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open 6-4, 3-0 as French opponent Paul-Henri Mathieu retired after just 50 minutes with a calf injury here Sunday night.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 8:46:07 PM

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