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A1 Team India brings home one point from Taupo
Taupo (New Zealand), Jan 20 (IANS) Narain Karthikeyan fought his way up from the 20th place on the starting grid to finish 10th in the 20-minute sprint race at the Taupo Motorsport Park here Sunday.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 7:54:23 PM

Bopanna-Ram pair halts Paes-Hanley run, Bhupathi advances
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) The unseeded pair of Rohan Bopanna and American-Indian Rajeev Ram shocked the fifth seed Leander Paes and his Australian partner Paul Hanley in a closely fought second-round battle while Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles moved into men's doubles third round in the Australian Open here Sunday.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 5:55:51 PM

'Aussies strong-willed, not arrogant'
Perth, Jan 20 (IANS) A former military officer, now a leadership consultant, says the Australian cricketers are not driven by arrogance and that they only have strong views about the way they play the game.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 3:32:39 PM

Sania advances to women's doubles third round
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza atoned for her singles loss by winning her doubles match and moved into the third round of the women's doubles event in the Australian Open here Sunday.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:26:05 PM

Uranium policy won't affect ties with India: Australian FM
Canberra, Jan 20 (Xinhua) Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith has expressed confidence that the Labour government's strict policy on uranium sales won't affect its relationship with India.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 11:03:59 AM

Kinks appear in African teen's tale of war
Sydney, Jan 20 (DPA) The 600,000 people who made African orphan Ishmael Beah's 'A Long Way Gone' a runaway bestseller deserve to know whether it really is the true story of a child soldier, The Australian newspaper says.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 7:50:26 AM

India win third Test, halt Australia's winning streak (Third Lead)
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) A resurgent and determined India stopped the Australian juggernaut by handing them a 72-run defeat on the fourth day of the third Test here Saturday to keep the four-Test series alive. India now trail 1-2 in the four-match series. The fourth Test begins in Adelaide on Jan 24.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 8:02:15 PM

Sania goes down fighting to Venus in Australian Open (Lead)
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Sania Mirza put up a brave fight before bowing out 6-7, 4-6 to eighth seed Venus Williams in the third round of the Australian Open tennis tournament Saturday. The Indian lasted 92 minutes in a match where she made many unforced errors and paid the price for it.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 7:23:15 PM

Sania Mirza's run comes to an end
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Sania Mirza's run at the Australian Open tennis came to an end when she lost in straight sets to eighth seed American Venus Williams in the third round Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 7:05:35 PM

Sehwag steals limelight with the ball
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) India opener Virender Sehwag may not have been a great hit with the bat but he did steal the show with the ball in his comeback match, the third Test against Australia that India won here Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 6:22:02 PM

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