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Smiling top seed Jankovic shrugs off the critics
Melbourne, Jan 18 (DPA) Jelena Jankovic has no time to waste on doubters who suggest that without having yet won a Grand Slam title, she does not deserve to hold the top WTA ranking.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 11:57:45 AM

Big four want Australian Open shifted to February
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) The big four of the tennis world have joined forces in asking for rescheduling the year's first Grand Slam, Australian Open, to February. Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray have stepped up pressure on the Australian Open organisers to move the tournament from January.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 8:05:57 PM

Warner to replace injured Clarke for second ODI
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) David Warner will replace injured Michael Clarke in Australia’s Commonwealth Bank Series squad for the second One-day international against South Africa at Bellerive Oval in Hobart Sunday.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 5:26:21 PM

Australian Open has history of surprises
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Australian Open has the reputation of throwing surprise champions who then fade into oblivion.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 5:23:44 PM

Diwakar scores four goals as India hold Malaysia 5-5
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Skipper Diwakar Ram scored four goals, including a hat-trick, as India juniors fought back to hold Malaysia 5-5 in a preliminary round game of the men's hockey tournament of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival here Saturday.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 3:57:53 PM

Hewitt-Gonzalez to provide first round spark in Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Lleyton Hewitt and Fernando Gonzalez could not believe their luck as they were drawn in the toughest first round encounter at the Australian Open beginning Monday.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 3:28:42 PM

Dementieva one of the favourites at Australian Open
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Russian Elena Dementieva will head to the Australian Open as one of the favourites for the women's singles title after a streak of recent wins.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 3:19:44 PM

Hayden explores success beyond cricket
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) The life of a sportsperson revolves around rigorous training, stadiums and international tours. And it is only after retirement that one starts taking stock of other interests beyond sports. Matthew Hayden is one who is going through such a phase after hanging up his Baggy Green.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 2:54:21 PM

One-day cricket suffering from low attendance
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) It's no secret that Twenty20 cricket has taken a toll on the popularity of One-dayers and this fact has been demonstrated in the ongoing series between Australia and South Africa.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 1:42:44 PM

Warner set for ODI debut as Clarke ruled out for series
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia's new-found Twenty20 sensation David Warner has been called as a replacement for vice captain Michael Clarke, who has been ruled out of the one-day series against South Africa starting Sunday, Cricket Australia (CA) announced here Saturday.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 12:31:08 PM

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