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Henry the reptile becomes dad at 111 years old
Wellington, Jan 26 (DPA) Henry, a tuatara reptile said to be 111 years old and a relic of the dinosaur age, has become a father for the first time, a newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, January 26, 2009 6:56:56 AM

Serena touched by comeback queen Dokic (Australian Open diary)
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) American tennis champion Serena Williams is the latest to join the list of comeback girl Jelena Dokic's admirers.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 10:15:36 PM

Dokic continues dream run into Australian Open quarter-finals
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) New tennis heroine Jelena Dokic reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2002 Sunday, fighting through to eliminate Russian Alisa Kleybanova from the Australian Open, 7-5, 5-7, 8-6.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 9:36:47 PM

Fighting Federer recovers from the depths to reach quarter-finals
Melbourne, Jan 25(DPA) Roger Federer made his fourth career recovery from two sets to love down, surviving an early storm before subduing Tomas Berdych 4-6, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open Sunday.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 9:32:45 PM

Slurring Symonds lands in trouble over radio interview
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Controversial Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has landed himself in trouble again, after he allegedly appeared drunk for a radio interview.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 7:53:13 PM

Sania, Bhupathi, Paes on a winning run in Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi powered into Australian Open mixed doubles quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Australian pair Anastasia Rodionova and Stephen Huss.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 5:13:06 PM

Australia Day hero blasts Australia Day
Sydney, Jan 25 (DPA) The aboriginal academic voted Australian of the Year for 2009 said after accepting the award Sunday that it was offensive to indigenous people that the nation's most important public holiday marked the start of white colonisation in 1788.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 4:07:21 PM

Jankovic shrugs off ranking danger after upset loss
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) World number one Jelena Jankovic suffered a 1-6, 4-6 loss to Marion Bartoli which put her top WTA ranking in danger at the Australian Open Sunday.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 1:23:51 PM

Simon hails Tsonga
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Gilles Simon reached the fourth round of a grand slam tournament for the first time Saturday and then paid tribute to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for instilling genuine belief in France's new generation of stars.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 9:24:27 PM

Mauresmo determined to come back to top-10
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Former world No.1 Amelie Mauresmo is determined to halt her slide out of the top 10, highlighted by her third-round loss in Australian Open.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 9:23:51 PM

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