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Martina's 200m appeal turned down by CAS
Lausanne (Switzerland), March 7(DPA) Churandy Martina of the Dutch Antilles has lost an appeal before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to be reinstated as Beijing Olympics 200 metres silver medallist.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 7:53:51 PM

The many faces of New Zealand cricket manager Currie
Christchurch, March 7 (IANS) From a wrestler, a marathon runner, New Zealand's chef de mission at the Olympics and now the cricket team's manager, Dave Currie has worn many hats during his career.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 7:43:33 PM

Buchanan likely to work as consultant with England
Sydney, March 7 (IANS) Australia's most successful cricket coach, John Buchanan, has turned down the offer to take over as England coach for the Ashes series but is agreeable to work as a consultant.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 7:34:41 PM

Patel to replace Vettori
Christchurch, March 7 (IANS) Spinner Jeetan Patel has been drafted in the New Zealand side as a replacement for skipper Daniel Vettori, whose wife is expecting the birth of their first child.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 6:18:58 PM

Pressure on New Zealand to level series against India
Christchurch, March 7 (IANS) Brimming with confidence, India will be looking to extend their 1-0 lead in the third One-day international against New Zealand here Sunday.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 5:34:22 PM

Second India-New Zealand ODI washed out due to rain
Wellington, March 6 (IANS) Brisk half-centuries from Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag went in vain as rain washed out the second one-day international between India and New Zealand at the Westpac Stadium here Friday.

Friday, March 06, 2009 2:42:30 PM

India-New Zealand second ODI reduced to 34 overs a side
Wellington, March 6 (IANS) The second one-day international between India and New Zealand was reduced to 34 overs per side due to rain at the Westpac Stadium here Friday.

Friday, March 06, 2009 11:39:43 AM

Why do prawns bred in captivity lack sex drive?
Sydney, March 6 (IANS) Intrigued by the lack of sex drive in prawns that are bred in captivity for eating, a researcher found the females were not releasing enough pheromones, and the males were not intersted in the pheromones they were releasing.

Friday, March 06, 2009 10:27:54 AM

New Zealander faces second trial for killing of 5 family members
Wellington, March 6 (DPA) A New Zealander who served more than 12 years in prison for the murder of his parents and three siblings, and who was released on bail after a campaign declaring him innocent, went on trial again Friday on the same charges.

Friday, March 06, 2009 10:15:42 AM

Ocean sank 1,100 km into earth, raising chain of volcanic islands
Sydney, March 6 (IANS) Researchers have discovered how an entire ocean destroyed itself 50 to 20 million years ago when its floor sank 1,100 km into the earth between Australia and New Zealand.

Friday, March 06, 2009 10:15:01 AM

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