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Australian boycott may end Hewitt's run in Davis Cup
Melbourne, April 26 (IANS) Australia's decision to pull out of the Davis Cup tie in Chennai may end the stellar Cup career of its most experienced campaigner, Lleyton Hewitt.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 6:54:56 PM

TA to appeal if suspended for Davis Cup pull-out
Melbourne, April 26 (IANS) Tennis Australia (TA) Sunday said it will appeal if the International Tennis Federation (ITF) suspends them from the Davis Cup after their pull-out from the tie in India.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 4:43:47 PM

Tamils in Australia protest to boycott Sri Lankan goods
Canberra, April 26 (Xinhua) About 800 of Tamil protesters rallied in Sydney's Central Business Distinct Sunday, stopping traffic and residents in their tracks.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 3:59:07 PM

Australian dad froze off 'hated' right leg
Sydney, April 26 (DPA) An Australian father-of-three who had 'hated' his right leg for 25 years told Sunday how he plunged it in a bucket of dry ice for six hours so surgeons at a Sydney hospital had no choice but to amputate below the knee.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 2:31:57 PM

Australia pulls out of Davis Cup tie against India
Sydney, April 25 (IANS) Tennis Australia (TA) announced Saturday that its team will not go to Chennai for the Davis Cup tie against India next month because of security concerns. This may result in a one year suspension of the team from the competition.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 9:01:27 AM

Fiji strongman gets honour for service to humanity
Wellington, April 24 (DPA) Fiji's military strongman Voreqe Bainimarama, who took control in a coup 29 months ago, was Friday given one of the Pacific island nation's highest awards for service to humanity, according to reports from the capital Suva.

Friday, April 24, 2009 10:55:40 AM

Menopausal women turn to risky alternative hormone therapies
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Many women are avoiding hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and are trying out 'alternative' and untested menopause treatments that could be dangerous, say researchers.

Friday, April 24, 2009 10:32:06 AM

Australians told to feel lucky in recession
Sydney, April 23 (DPA) Australia's economy will contract 1.4 percent this year - but almost all other developed economies will shrink more, Treasurer Wayne Swan said Thursday.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 9:24:21 AM

Gamblers cheer as Australia's economy crashes
Sydney, April 22 (DPA) Gamblers who tipped that the government was wrong and that Australia would fall into recession this year were rewarded with big pay-outs Wednesday from internet betting agency Centrebet.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 4:38:45 PM

Italian Cup offers Serie A clubs a chance to improve dismal season
Rome, April 21 (DPA) A disappointed Juventus look to overcome a 2-1 deficit when they host gritty Lazio Wednesday in a second-leg semi- final of the Italian Cup.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 5:35:26 PM

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