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Shane Bond's fight over ICL headed for courts
Auckland, Jan 21 (IANS) New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond's desire to play the upcoming home and away series against England despite having signed for the breakaway Indian Cricket league (ICL) has brought him in direct confrontation with his country board's and the issue is heading for the courts.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:55:44 PM

Players' behaviour eases umpires' job: ICC president-elect
Perth, Jan 21 (IANS) Umpires' job will become easy if cricketers behave well on the field and show controlled aggression, International Cricket Council president-elect David Morgan and India's bowling Venkatesh Prassad have said.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:11:01 PM

Pathan was the real difference: Stuart Clark
Perth, Jan 21 (IANS) Fast bowler Stuart Clark, who tasted his first defeat in his 14-Test career when India beat Australia in the third Test here Saturday, says left-arm pacer Irfan Pathan was the 'real difference' between the two teams.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:07:16 PM

Ponting chooses to take Perth loss in stride
Adelaide, Jan 21 (IANS) The Australians might have missed a rare feat to snatch their 17 straight win in the Test cricket but skipper Ricky Ponting has chosen to take the loss in his stride.

Monday, January 21, 2008 12:34:51 PM

Ana to face Venus in Australian Open quarter finals
Melbourne, Jan 21 (DPA) Ana Ivanovic shook the sleep out of her eyes as during a Monday morning match but awoke to beat Dane Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 7-6 (7-2) to reach the Australian Open quarter finals.

Monday, January 21, 2008 12:26:43 PM

Everest climber Edmund Hillary lies in state
Wellington, Jan 21 (DPA) Thousands of New Zealanders defied heavy rain Monday to pay their respects to the country's greatest modern-day hero, first Everest climber Sir Edmund Hillary, who died Jan 11, as he lay in state at Auckland's Anglican Cathedral.

Monday, January 21, 2008 12:06:01 PM

Trendy Sharapova jumps into the hip-hop floor
Melbourne, Jan 21 (DPA) No sooner had Justine Henin revealed that she occasionally polishes her reflexes with a bit of a hip-hop workout, than clued-in cultural icon Maria Sharapova jumped into the discussion at the Australian Open.

Monday, January 21, 2008 11:58:48 AM

Untreated blood disorder may trigger liver cancer
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) People suffering from a common hereditary blood disorder may develop liver cancer, disease of the joints and other complications if left untreated for a long period, Australian scientists said.

Monday, January 21, 2008 10:01:57 AM

French players impress at Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) If the increase in the number of players from France at this year's Australian Open - with an impressive list of 29 - is anything to go by, the country's tennis is on the upswing.

Monday, January 21, 2008 9:42:50 AM

It's not Australia lost, India won: columnist Peter Roebuck
Perth, Jan 20 (IANS) Ricky Ponting and his players must disregard the notion that in the space of one turbulent fortnight they have become a bunch of likeable losers, says columnist Peter Roebuck, who argues that it was not that Australia lost the Perth Test, India won.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 11:06:43 PM

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