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New Zealand men book Olympic hockey berth
Auckland, Feb 10 (IANS) The New Zealand men's hockey team edged past Argentina 3-2 through a 'golden goal' in extra time in the final of a qualifying tournament here Sunday to book a berth for the Beijing Olympics.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 12:32:49 PM

India bowl out Australia for 159 runs
Melbourne, Feb 10 (IANS) Lanky Indian pacer Ishant Sharma captured four wickets to help bowl out Australia for 159 in 43.1 overs in the Commonwealth Bank Triangular One-day Series here Sunday.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 12:07:55 PM

Australia lose early wicket after winning toss
Melbourne, Feb 10 (IANS) Australia lost an early wicket in the form of Adam Gilchrist after their captain Ricky Ponting won the toss and opted to bat against India in the Commonwealth Ban Triangular One-day Series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here Sunday.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 9:00:41 AM

New Zealand is latest destination for Indian tourists
Auckland, Feb 10 (IANS) An increasing number of Indian tourists are visiting New Zealand, known as the land of the long white cloud. In 2006-2007, as many as 20,946 Indians spent an average of 13.8 days in New Zealand, showing a growth of 8.3 percent over the previous year.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 8:59:20 AM

Ganguly targeting Gilchrist for Shah Rukh's team (Lead)
Sydney/Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is apparently in talks with hard-hitting Australian batsman Adam Gilchrist on Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's behalf to have him play for Kolkata in the lucrative Indian Cricket League (IPL) in April.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 7:51:51 PM

Australians are scared of us: Sehwag
Melbourne, Feb 9 (IANS) A confident Virender Sehwag Saturday reiterated that Australians were scared of India, sounding a note of warning on the eve of the fourth one-day international between the two teams here Sunday.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 3:40:33 PM

Lee confident of keeping momentum going against India
Melbourne, Feb 9 (IANS) After registering a convincing victory over Sri Lanka Friday night, Australian fast bowling spearhead Brett Lee has maintained that the world champions would keep the winning momentum going against India here Sunday.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 2:30:28 PM

Ganguly chases Gilchrist for Shah Rukh's team
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is apparently in talks with Australian ace Adam Gilchrist on Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's behalf to have him play for Kolkata in the lucrative Indian Cricket League (IPL) in April.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 1:54:18 PM

US take 2-0 lead over Austria in Davis Cup (Davis Cup roundup)
Vienna, Feb 9 (DPA) Andy Roddick and James Blake overcame their issues with the clay court, posting wins to hand defending champions US a 2-0 lead over Austria in the Davis Cup World Group tennis.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 11:06:50 AM

Australia trounce Sri Lanka, pick bonus points (Lead)
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Left-arm fast bowler Nathan Bracken returned his career-best haul to bowl Australia to a comprehensive 128-run win over Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Bank Triangular One-day Series here Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:58:34 PM

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