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Fan charged with racial abuse against Morkel
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Racism returned to haunt cricket when a member of the crowd was charged with abusing South African pacer Morne Morkel during the second One-dayer against Australia at Hobart Sunday.

Monday, January 19, 2009 3:18:10 PM

Quick-fire Federer fulfils his social obligation (Australian Open Notebook)
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Roger Federer was all business at the Australian Open player party, putting in a quick appearance before making an exit out the back door to return to his peace and tranquillity prior to his Monday start.

Monday, January 19, 2009 11:46:42 AM

Tsonga recovers in time for Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Australian Open organisers were breathing a sigh of relief Monday after 2008 finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga declared himself fit enough to play after a back injury scare.

Monday, January 19, 2009 11:09:59 AM

Australian Open: Ivanovic, Roddick make winning starts
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Ana Ivanovic led a trio of seeds to opening-day victories Monday at the Australian Open, with Serbia's former number one defeating German Julia Goerges 7-5, 6-3.

Monday, January 19, 2009 10:17:37 AM

Strong earthquake hits South Pacific
Wellington, Jan 19 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale jolted Kermadec Islands north of New Zealand early Monday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Monday, January 19, 2009 6:03:02 AM

Australia score thrilling five-run win over Proteas
Hobart, Jan 18 (IANS) Australia snatched a thrilling five-run win over South Africa in the second One-Day International to level the five-match here Sunday.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 8:04:41 PM

Federer backs himself to win Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer has backed himself to conquer the Australian Open title this year and has declared it will take quite an effort from other players to stop him.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 4:50:09 PM

When Hayden refused Ponting's secret offer
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Australia captain Ricky Ponting in a secret offer wanted to skip Tuesday's Twenty20 match against South Africa to allow Matthew Hayden a testimonial game at the Gabba to celebrate his retirement.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 4:19:54 PM

Superstitious Serena won't go to movies during Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) American tennis star Serena Williams will not be watching movies during the Australian Open and focus solely on the business of winning.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 4:02:00 PM

Symonds on road to make an early return
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) All-rounder Andrew Symonds' hopes of touring South Africa next month have received a boost as the cricketer is making a swift recovery from last month's knee surgery.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 2:23:14 PM

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