Wellington, Jan 16 (DPA) Nearly 650 New Zealanders snapped up super cheap airfares as low as 50 New Zealand dollars (about $27) for flights to Europe in September after a data input error on the website of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, a report said Friday.
Friday, January 16, 2009 10:33:38 AM
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) World No.1 Rafael Nadal, as expected, is the top seed in the Australian Open men's singles tennis championship. But it may well prove to be a dubious honour as only few top seeds in the past have gone on to win the championship.
Thursday, January 15, 2009 8:27:43 PM
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) Swiss star and World No. 2 Roger Federer overcame a stiff resistance from Spaniard Fernando Verdasco to scrape through the final of the Kooyong Classic.
Thursday, January 15, 2009 8:10:34 PM
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) It is for the second time in a row that no Australian tennis player has been seeded either for the men's or women's singles in a Grand Slam even as Australian Open begins here Monday.
Thursday, January 15, 2009 8:05:30 PM
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team trounced Great Britain 6-1 in the second league match of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) to book a final berth in the four-nation tournament here Thursday.
Thursday, January 15, 2009 6:34:48 PM
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke, who has been nursing an injury on his right thumb, has been declared fit to play against South Africa in Friday's first one-day international match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Thursday, January 15, 2009 2:39:52 PM
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) World No 1s Spaniard Rafael Nadal and Serbian Jelena Jankovic have been given the top billing in the men's and women's singles at the $15.5 million Australian Open tennis starting here Monday.
Thursday, January 15, 2009 2:16:05 PM
Johannesburg, Jan 15 (IANS) The retina in the eye of patients with cerebral malaria has provided scientists with vital clues into why it is so deadly.
Thursday, January 15, 2009 2:13:43 PM
Adelaide, Jan 15 (DPA) Australian Mark Philippoussis Thursday apologised for a miserable performance at the World Tennis Challenge, as the two-time Grand Slam finalist made a timid return to the game.
Thursday, January 15, 2009 2:04:23 PM
Wellington, Jan 15 (DPA) A Turkish Muslim café owner who refused to serve two Israeli women as a protest over the conflict in Gaza had clearly breached their human rights, New Zealand's Race Relations Commissioner Joris de Bres said Thursday.
Thursday, January 15, 2009 1:48:23 PM
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