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IPL will not harm traditional cricket: Lalit Modi
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) This Indian Premier League (IPL) contract is the document that is either the harbinger of cricketing doom or the key to a bright, prosperous future for the game, the Australian media reported here Friday.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 4:00:17 PM

Emergency ends in quake-stricken New Zealand city
Wellington, Dec 22 (DPA) The New Zealand city of Gisborne, shattered by a massive earthquake Thursday, began returning to normal at the weekend except for 23 severely damaged buildings in the central business district that remained off limits as they could collapse.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 2:06:04 PM

Gilchrist has no intention to retire soon
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Adam Gilchrist has put speculation over his retirement at rest, making it clear that his desire to play international cricket is as strong as ever, Australia media reported.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 12:21:12 PM

Cricket Australia and players on a collision course
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and its players are heading for a collision over participation in the Indian Premier League next year when they have a heavy international schedule, media reported.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 10:53:01 AM

Rain continues to dog Indian cricketers in Melbourne
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) India will have to go into the first Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Boxing Day (Dec 26) with little match preparation after they suffered a second wash-out in as many days in their three-day tour match against Victoria here Friday.

Friday, December 21, 2007 6:27:14 PM

Warne says success has made Australians arrogant
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Legendary spinner Shane Warne says cricketing success has bred an ugly, arrogant attitude in the Australian game and has warned officials they could be heading for a fall, Australian media reported.

Friday, December 21, 2007 1:15:00 PM

Reduce ODIs to 40 overs: Warne
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Former Australian spin legend Shane Warne feels that to counter the increasing popularity of Twenty20 games, one-day internationals (ODI) should be reduced from 50 to 40 overs, it was reported by the media here Friday.

Friday, December 21, 2007 1:13:40 PM

Big bucks lure away top Australian swimming coaches
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia is facing a mass exodus of its top swimming coaches as they are being lured by big bucks overseas and Swimming Australia says is powerless to stop it, Australian media reported.

Friday, December 21, 2007 11:29:39 AM

Police to crack down on match fixing at Australian Open
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Following recent complaints of match-fixing in international tennis, Tennis Australia has set up a task force to monitor Australian Open matches next month. Access to players will be restricted in an unprecedented crackdown, Australian media reports said.

Friday, December 21, 2007 10:59:07 AM

New Zealand city mops up after 6.8 magnitude quake
Wellington, Dec 21 (DPA) An elderly woman died of a heart attack minutes after a massive earthquake shook most of New Zealand, wrecking the central business district of Gisborne, news reports said Friday.

Friday, December 21, 2007 10:21:39 AM

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