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Sania makes second round exit from Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian Sania Mirza's challenge in the Australian Open singles was over in mere 70 minutes with a 3-6, 2-6 loss to 10th seed Russian Nadia Petrova in the second round here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 3:23:14 PM

Lance strong as the Tour Down Under goes uphill
Sydney, Jan 21 (DPA) Cycling great Lance Armstrong was on the pace and happy to finish in the bunch Wednesday as Australia's Tour Down Under hit the Adelaide hills.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 2:45:53 PM

Microbots to help surgeons negotiate arteries
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) Researchers are creating microbots to simplify complex surgical procedures to treat stroke victims, hardened arteries or arterial blockages.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 1:42:03 PM

Sania crashes out of Australian Open singles
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's campaign in the Australian Open singles came to an end with Sania Mirza crashing out of the women's section with a 3-6, 2-6 loss at the hands of 10th seed Russian Nadia Petrova in the second round here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 12:00:28 PM

Sania Mirza loses in second round of Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 21 (DPA) Indian tennis player Sania Mirza lost to Nadia Petrova of Russia 3-6, 2-6 in a second round match of the Australian Open here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 10:49:52 AM

Disciplinary approach of childcare centres may mar learning
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) The disciplinary approach of childcare centres could mar the academic prospects of infants.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 10:40:21 AM

Rapist taken to police by victim gets 9 years in jail
Wellington, Jan 21 (DPA) A rapist who was driven to Auckland police station by his victim after he fell asleep in his car has been jailed for nine-and-a-half years, news reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 10:37:36 AM

Indian Australian scientist edges closer to cure for genetic diseases
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) Scientists are edging closer to a potential cure for debilitating genetic diseases like Huntington's disease, Friedreich's ataxia and Fragile X syndrome, thanks to a recent breakthrough led by an Indian Australian.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 10:08:49 AM

Korolev on cousin Anna Kournikova's path
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Better known as former Russian tennis glamour girl Anna Kournikova's cousin, Evgeny Korolev created ripples when he sent former World No. 1 Carlos Moya packing in the first round here.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 9:34:41 PM

Tomic will only become better: Cash
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Bernard Tomic, who became the youngest player to win a match in the Australian Open history Tuesday, got the backing of dual finalist Pat Cash who said the teenager will only get better with time.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 9:33:15 PM

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