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Nadal rebels against new anti-doping code
Melbourne, Jan 29 (DPA) A group of 65 sportsmen already challenged it before Belgian courts, but the new World Anti-Doping Code received a severe blow from one of the biggest names in sport, tennis world No.1 Rafael Nadal.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:25:35 PM

Melbourne heatwave not a problem for fit Spaniards
Melbourne, Jan 29 (DPA) Spanish friends Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco should be comfortable in their night semi-final Friday at the Australian Open, after a cool change drops heatwave temperatures down to the upper 20 degrees Celsius.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:46:54 AM

Teenager killed because he wore T-shirt of wrong colour
Wellington, Jan 29 (DPA) A New Zealand teenager was run over and killed by a gang member because his yellow T-shirt was the colour of a rival gang, a newspaper reported Thursday.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:35:21 AM

Australian father throws child from bridge
Sydney, Jan 29 (DPA) A four-year-old was fighting for her life Thursday after being thrown by her father from Melbourne's highest bridge.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:06:29 AM

Electronic board to act as eyes, ears of desert travellers
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) The popularity of 'four wheel drive' travel across desert stretches has necessitated the need for fast, reliable and latest information about road conditions, things to see and do.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:15:43 AM

Better management improves survival rates of heart attack victims
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) Better management practices have improved survival rates of heart attack victims, according to a study based on nearly 4,500 such cases.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:09:21 AM

Bees know a bit of maths too
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) Intelligent honeybees know a bit of maths too, and can count upto four, according to an international team of scientists.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:08:36 AM

Spaniards dominate French, Williams denies Russia
Melbourne, Jan 28 (DPA) Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco stopped French opposition Wednesday to send a pair of Spaniards into a showdown semi-final at the Australian Open.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 9:01:53 PM

Channel 7 wooed Dokic's father to Australia
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Jelena Dokic's notorious father Damir said Channel 7 is trying to bring him to Australia.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 8:31:18 PM

Serena divulges her secret motivation techniques
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Serena Williams is always known to be one of the toughest fighter on court. And she proved it once again with her three-set win over Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the quarter-final.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 8:20:05 PM

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