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Hayden says he is fit, disputes Ganguly's claim
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia's opening batsman Matthew Hayden says he is fit to play India in the fourth Test, starting Thursday, after a hamstring strain forced him out of the Perth Test last week.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:34:57 AM

Everest conqueror Hillary honoured at state funeral
Wellington, Jan 22 (DPA) The people of New Zealand and the mountain Sherpas of Nepal Tuesday joined the state funeral of Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary in Auckland, to honour a man loved and revered in both countries.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:28:25 AM

Sania-Molik ousted in Australian Open doubles
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Sixth seeds Sania Mirza of India and Australian Alicia Molik were ousted 5-7, 3-6 by the 12th seeded pair Victoria Azrenka of Belarus and Shahar Peer of Israel in the third round of the Australian Open tennis here Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2008 8:32:10 PM

Lalit Modi warns Kiwi cricketers joining ICL
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) A top Indian cricket board official has warned overseas players joining the breakaway tournaments like the Indian Cricket League (ICL) of serious repercussions, raising the question whether they have 'safeguards to protect against match-fixing'.

Monday, January 21, 2008 7:12:34 PM

Bhupathi-Knowles enter Australian Open quarters
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his Bahamas partner Mark Knowles entered the quarterfinals of the men's doubles event at the Australian Open, thrashing the eleventh-seeded Polish duo Marius Fyrstenberg and Martcio Matkowski in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2 here Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2008 5:13:47 PM

Sydney incident helped us conquer Perth: Harbhajan
Perth, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh could not be a part of the winning Indian side that halted Australian's winning streak in the Perth Test but that hasn't doused his spirit.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:58:53 PM

Pakistan board has insured Australia's tour
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) World cricket's incoming boss has said he hoped Australia would go ahead with their proposed tour to Pakistan in March, but Ricky Ponting's side will not come under pressure from the hosts if the trip is deemed unsafe, thanks to an insurance policy that means they will lose minimal money if the series is cancelled.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:53:26 PM

Dravid, Laxman have fond memories of Adelaide
Adelaide, Jan 21 (IANS) Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Laxman will go into the fourth and final Test against Australia with extra confidence as they had slammed centuries in the 2003 win when the team toured here.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:52:46 PM

Bopanna-Ram duo out of Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna and his American partner of Indian origin Rajeev Ram's run in the Australian Open was halted by the South African pair of Jeff Coetzee and Wesley Moodie, who progressed to the quarterfinals of the men's doubles event here Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:43:40 PM

India set to replace Australia as No.1: Ganguly
Perth, Jan 21 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly has warned the stunned Australians that they better watch out. India has the wherewithal to be the No.1 one Test nation.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:38:27 PM

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