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Last updated: Monday, August 03, 2015 10:56:17 AM

Warne confirms booking three US venues for exhibition T20 league
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Australian cricket legend Shane Warne on Monday confirmed the booking of three of the United States' most famous baseball venues as part of his and Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's proposed global cricketing tour.

Monday, June 22, 2015 5:00:03 PM

Viv Richards relives World Cup triumph on 40th anniversary
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 22 (IANS) Cricket legend Vivian Richards recalled the epic day 40 years ago when he was a member of the West Indies team which won the first ever World Cup staged in England.

Monday, June 22, 2015 4:54:04 PM

Tidemand wins Asia Pacific Rally as Gill retires
Caloundra (Australia), June 21 (IANS) Team MRF driver Pontus Tidemand (co-driver Emil Alexsson) won Round 3 of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) after team-mate Gaurav Gill (Glenn Macneall) of India was forced to retire from the International Rally of Queensland here on Sunday.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 6:22:13 PM

Australian IS doctor says he won't return
Canberra, June 21 (IANS) An Australian doctor, working for the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, on Sunday said he anticipated an arrest warrant being issued against him and has no plans to return to the country.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 1:36:12 PM

Australia marks International Yoga Day
Canberra, June 21 (IANS) Thousands of people across Australia on Sunday took part in the first International Yoga Day celebrations.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 10:38:02 AM

Hundreds mark International Yoga Day in Fiji
Suva, June 21 (IANS) Hundreds of people performed yoga across Fiji to mark the International Yoga Day on Sunday.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 10:36:16 AM

Australian senator's anti-halal crusade evokes hateful response
Canberra, June 20 (IANS) Australian Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi's enquiry into halal food has evoked a flood of hateful submissions.

Saturday, June 20, 2015 1:14:03 PM

Players support golf day for retired Windies cricketers
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 20 (IANS) Several cricketers are excited as preparations continue for the first West Indies Retired Player Foundation Golf Day, slated for Sunday at the prestigious Sandy Lane Country Club.

Saturday, June 20, 2015 12:28:04 PM

Windies cricketers must improve on the basics: Mark Waugh
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Former Australia batsman Mark Waugh says beleaguered West Indies must learn the art of improving on their fundamentals if they are to climb to the top of the world Test cricket rankings again.

Friday, June 19, 2015 3:30:04 PM

Hunt on for new antibiotics to combat superbugs
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Australian chemists have launched a global search to find antibiotics to combat superbug bacteria that are resistant to current antibiotics.

Friday, June 19, 2015 3:30:03 PM

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