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Kevin Rudd sworn in as Australia's Prime Minister
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Kevin Rudd was sworn in as the 26th prime minister of Australia Monday, nine days after he won the elections that ended over 11 years of conservative rule.

Monday, December 03, 2007 9:10:18 AM

Chopra falls apart in final round, finishes 51st
Christchurch, Dec 2 (IANS) Indo-Swede Daniel Chopra's game fell apart in the final round as he failed to make a single birdie and instead had four bogeys and a double bogey for a card of 78 that saw him drop from tied 11th to tied 51st at the New Zealand Open golf here Sunday.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 2:27:06 PM

Australian cricket on the verge of biggest split
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) Australian cricket is on the verge of the game's biggest split since Kerry Packer launched World Series Cricket 30 years ago Sunday.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 1:17:42 PM

Harbhajan too a chucker, says Bedi
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) Bishan Singh Bedi is at it again, his favourite pastime, picking bowlers with unfair bowling action. He does not spare anyone, even countryman Harbhajan Singh.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 12:01:19 PM

Cricket Australia frowns on players 'grabbing Indian gold bars'
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has lashed out at its international players for negotiating with the franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to maximize their marketing value, the Australian media reported Sunday.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 11:50:56 AM

Daniel Chopra lies tied 11th in New Zealand Open golf
Christchurch, Dec 1 (IANS) Daniel Chopra fired his third successive round in 70s, as he played a round of two-under 70 in icy cold conditions to reach five-under 211, that placed him tied 11th at the end of the third round of the New Zealand Open golf.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 4:58:26 PM

New attorney general may expand probe in Haneef case
Sydney, Dec 1 (IANS) Robert McClelland, who is set to take over as Australia's attorney general, has indicated that there will be a broader investigation into the case of Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef who was charged with supporting terrorism before being released.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 1:36:01 PM

Australian Open goes high-tech with on-site weather station
Melbourne, Dec 1 (DPA) Australian Open officials will be able to keep a personalised eye on the sky as the January Grand Slam becomes the first of the majors to set up an on-site weather station.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 11:42:21 AM

Kirsten joining India team for last two Tests in Australia
Melbourne, Dec 1 (IANS) India's new cricket coach Gary Kirsten will be effectively taking over the job from March though he will lead the Indians to Australia later this month.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 10:33:17 AM

Indian batsmen will look to exploit spinners in Australia
Melbourne, Dec 1 (IANS) India's incoming coach Gary Kirsten has predicted his batsmen will look to exploit the uncertainty surrounding Australia's spinning position during the four-Test series this summer.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 10:32:24 AM

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