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Beijing Games will be the cleanest, says WADA
Canberra, July 24 (Xinhua) The Beijing Games will be the cleanest Olympics in years despite concerns about the effectiveness of tests for blood doping, said World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 11:43:44 AM

Australia must export uranium to India now: Opposition
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) The Australian Labour government can and must reverse its decision on banning uranium sale to India, the opposition Liberal party has demanded.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 7:14:18 PM

ABC's Delhi correspondent released on bail in Singapore
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) Delhi-based South Asia correspondent Peter Lloyd, who was last week arrested in Singapore on charges of trafficking and possession of the drug 'ice', was Wednesday released on bail.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 4:41:13 PM

'Australia must export uranium to India now'
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) The Kevin Rudd-led Australian Labour government can and must reverse its decision on banning uranium exports to India, says the opposition Liberal party foreign affairs spokesperson Andrew Robb.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 1:16:58 PM

Hayden to retire from ODIs before World Cup
Melbourne, July 22 (IANS) Injury-plagued Australian opener Matthew Hayden has spoken of a 'transitional period' during which he will end his illustrious ODI career to prolong his Test career and also allow youngsters to fit in the side for the 2011 World Cup.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 5:27:12 PM

Jayant Patel released on bail, requests privacy
Sydney, July 22 (IANS) India-born US citizen Jayant Patel appealed for privacy Tuesday evening as he was released on bail after providing the required cash surety of A$20,000.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 3:50:51 PM

Indians are second largest group of skilled migrants in Australia
Sydney, July 22 (IANS) Indians have become the second largest group of skilled migrants arriving on Australian shores under the temporary skilled migration programme during 2007-2008, according to new data released Tuesday by Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Chris Evans.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 3:47:14 PM

Hayden refuses to commit to Champions Trophy
Sydney, July 22 (IANS) Matthew Hayden joined his team mate Andrew Symonds and became the second Australian cricketer who refused to commit to play in the Champions Trophy if it is held in Pakistan later this year as scheduled.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 1:33:37 PM

Indian, Australian students have common vision for sustainable future
Sydney, July 22 (IANS) Students from premier Indian and Australian universities have called for localised protocols based on the principle of 'think globally, plan regionally and act locally' to ensure a sustainable future for the world.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:20:20 PM

Nauru to send one athlete to Beijing Olympics
Wellington, July 22 (Xinhua) The tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru will send only one athlete, weighlifter Itte Detenamo, to contest at the Beijing Olympics next month.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 11:57:33 AM

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