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US beat Czech Republic in Hopman Cup tie
Perth, Dec 31 (IANS) The US won their second Hopman Cup tie Monday against the Czech Republic after Tomas Berdych retired ill during the mixed doubles match after he came down with a stomach virus Sunday night.

Monday, December 31, 2007 6:14:27 PM

Time to get the act together in next game: Zaheer
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) India's fast bowling spearhead Zaheer Khan said Monday that he didn't believe lack of practice cost his team the 337-run loss in the first Test match in Melbourne.

Monday, December 31, 2007 5:44:03 PM

Garbin upsets Petrova in Australian women's hard court
Canberra, Dec 31 (Xinhua) Second seed Nadia Petrova of Russia was Monday upset by Tathiana Garbin of Italy 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 in a first round match of the Australian women's hard court tennis championships at the Gold Coast here.

Monday, December 31, 2007 5:14:35 PM

Team manager Chauhan dismisses rumours on Yuvraj
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) India's cricket team manager Chetan Chauhan Monday dismissed rumours that the team management was miffed with Yuvraj Singh's attitude in the first Test match in Melbourne.

Monday, December 31, 2007 3:58:52 PM

Attack will be more lethal in rest of the series: Lee
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australian bowling spearhead Brett Lee warned the Indians that the pace attack which dismantled their strong batting line-up in Melbourne will only become more lethal in the remaining Tests.

Monday, December 31, 2007 2:40:33 PM

Indian batsmen may have a session with psychologist
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Interim India coach Lalchand Rajput said Sunday that the batsmen could consider a session with a sports psychologist as Australia's fast bowlers Sunday vowed to keep the heat on their frazzled opponents.

Monday, December 31, 2007 2:03:24 PM

Shastri wants Dravid to relax before Sydney test
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Former captain Ravi Shastri wants Rahul Dravid to relax and keep off training before the Sydney Test and the rest of the team to be more aggressive if the Indians are to challenge Australia this southern summer.

Monday, December 31, 2007 1:48:34 PM

Mitchell Johnson's heart may take him to Western Australia
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Mitchell Johnson could move from Queensland to Western Australia, not because of the lure of the bouncy WACA pitch but his girlfriend, Australian karate champion Jessica Bratich.

Monday, December 31, 2007 1:30:17 PM

Davenport returns to competitive tennis with win
Auckland, Dec 31 (DPA) Former No.1 Lindsay Davenport returned to competitive tennis, after a gap of more than a year, with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Laura Granville in the first round of the ASB Classic here Monday.

Monday, December 31, 2007 1:14:31 PM

Sharapova skips Aussie circuit
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Maria Sharapova has ignored the rankings pressure stemming from the need for another successful Australian Open campaign by basing her Melbourne Park preparation in Asia.

Sunday, December 30, 2007 7:06:45 PM

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