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MacGill could retire if not selected for Test against India
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) It is not clear whether Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has agreed to go for a surgery to improve his knee and fitness, but former Australian batsman Mark Waugh feels the leg-spinner might retire from international cricket if he is not selected for the first Test against India beginning Dec 26 in Melbourne.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 11:58:14 AM

Australia may test India with four-pronged pace attack
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Australia may well pound India with four-pronged pace attack in the upcoming Test series.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 10:35:41 AM

Steve Waugh to mentor Australian swimming team for Beijing
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Australia cricket captain Steve Waugh will mentor the world famous Australian swimming team at next year's Beijing Olympics.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 10:35:20 AM

Beckham lures Australians to football
Sydney, Nov 27 (DPA) All 80,000 tickets for the exhibition match between David Beckham's LA Galaxy and Sydney FC have been sold despite football being a minority sport in Australia, the host club said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 12:07:11 PM

Indian migrants hopes dashed in Australian polls
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) With a six percent swing to the Australian Labor Party, hopes of Indian-origin candidates who contested Saturday's parliamentary election on lesser-known party tickets were dashed.

Monday, November 26, 2007 5:19:27 PM

Indian float at Sydney parade ushers in Christmas cheer
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) An Indian float with nearly 70 bhangra, folk and Bollywood dancers dressed in bright hues and finery, made eyes turn as the first ever Christmas parade kicked off the Yuletide spirit in Sydney.

Monday, November 26, 2007 3:19:48 PM

Australian board asked to cash in on Tendulkar
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Australian media and cricket followers believe that the next tour of India Down Under provides their board -- Cricket Australia -- to show not only its 'maturity and awareness and worldliness' but also a 'priceless opportunity to promote the Tendulkar farewell'.

Monday, November 26, 2007 9:39:35 AM

Australia's PM-elect gears to ratify Kyoto
Sydney, Nov 25 (IANS) Australia's prime minister-elect Kevin Rudd has begun preparations to ratify the Kyoto Protocol and attend next month's climate change talks in Bali, leaving US President George W. Bush isolated in his battle against international action on climate change.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 4:58:25 PM

Chopra loses play-off at Australian Masters golf
Melbourne, Nov 25 (IANS) Daniel Chopra was edged out in the play-off by Australian star Aaron Baddeley, who won his first Australian Masters title on the fourth hole of a playoff at Huntingdale Golf Club.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 2:06:07 PM

Australians wake to one-party state
Sydney, Nov 25 (DPA) Australians woke Sunday to a political landscape transformed by a parliamentary election that swept veteran leader John Howard from power, put Kevin Rudd's Labor Party in government right across the country and sparked upheaval in the vanquished Liberal-National coalition.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 12:07:31 PM

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