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Don't expect miracles from Pakistan team, says skipper Yousuf
Hobart (Australia), Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan is unlikely to improve its performance in the Test arena without concrete measures and people should not have high expectations from the team, skipper Mohammad Yousuf conceded Saturday.

Saturday, January 16, 2010 11:36:24 AM

Are Indians perceived as soft targets in Australia?
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Attacks on Indians in Australia continue to shock people back home, but many of those working or studying Down Under say these are not necessarily racial in nature and are the handiwork of criminal elements who try to find 'soft targets'.

Saturday, January 16, 2010 8:37:38 AM

Gilchrist pondering IPL participation after Sena threat
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) Former Australian Test cricketer and Deccan Chargers captain Adam Gilchrist is pondering whether to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after threats from Indian right-wing political party Shiv Sena against Australian players.

Friday, January 15, 2010 8:02:28 PM

Australian Open: Sania faces Aravane Rezai in first round
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza faces a tough first round opponent in 26th-seeded Frenchwoman Aravane Rezai in the Australian Open tennis beginning Monday.

Friday, January 15, 2010 6:53:51 PM

Australian Open: Somdev in third round of qualifiers
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman rallied from a set down for a fighting 2-6, 6-1, 8-6 win over German Tobias Kamke in the second round of Australian Open tennis men's qualifiers at Melbourne Park here Friday.

Friday, January 15, 2010 6:44:56 PM

Indian attacked in Australia, protest in Delhi over gurdwara fire
Melbourne/New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) An Indian taxi driver was assaulted Friday in Australia's Ballarat city, the latest in a string of attacks against Indians. The attacker was detained and sentenced to three months' in jail. New Delhi, meanwhile, saw a protest against a fire at a gurdwara in Melbourne.

Friday, January 15, 2010 5:24:22 PM

Indian taxi driver assaulted in Australia, attacker jailed
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) A man has been sentenced to three months' jail for attacking an Indian taxi driver early Friday morning in Australia's Ballarat city.

Friday, January 15, 2010 4:50:03 PM

Australian Open boss says Del Potro will play
Melbourne, Jan 15 (DPA) Australian Open officials remained convinced Friday that US Open champion Juan Del Potro will front up for Monday's start of the first major of the season despite withdrawing from the AAMI Classic tune-up event.

Friday, January 15, 2010 3:15:00 PM

Federer says he'll be fit for Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 15 (DPA) Roger Federer has assured that he will be ready to chase another Australian Open title after three-hour training sessions this week at Melbourne Park.

Friday, January 15, 2010 3:08:17 PM

Australian Open: Top seed Serena Williams to face Radwanska
Melbourne, Jan 15 (DPA) Women's draw for the $19.5 million Australian open starting Monday:

Friday, January 15, 2010 3:08:02 PM

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