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Younis' ton helps Pak gain stability after faltering start in first ...
Dubai, Oct 22 : Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan's ton helped his side gain some stability after a faltering start on the opening day of the first Test against Australia.
Pak get off to shaky start against Oz's pace attack on opening day of ...
New Delhi, Oct 22 : Pakistan made a slow start to their first innings on the opening day of the first Test, as they struggle to find pace against the Australian bowlers.
Mitchell Johnson not in Akram's league yet: Waqar Younis
Dubai, Oct 22 : Australia's Mitchell Johnson may have threatened some of the best batting line-ups in world cricket with his lethal pace, but Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says that the left-arm fast bowler is yet to reach Wasim Akram's level.
Eating fruit and vegetables makes you happy
Sydney, Oct 22 : Australian researchers said Wednesday that eating large amounts of fruit and vegetables can make you happier.
Cheika named new Australian rugby union team coach
Sydney, Oct 22 : Michael Cheika was Wednesday named the new coach of Qantas Wallabies, the Australian rugby union team which will leave Friday for a tour of Europe.
Walsh quits as Indian hockey chief coach
New Delhi, Oct 21 : Terry Walsh, who guided the Indian men's hockey team to the Asian Games gold after 16 years, Tuesday resigned as the chief coach citing "difficulty in adjusting to the functioning of the country's bureaucratic system" but the Sports Authority of India (SAI) contended that the ...
SAI contends Walsh was anguished over HI working
New Delhi, Oct 21 : Hours after Terry Walsh resigned as chief coach of the Indian men's hockey team citing difficulty with the country's bureaucratic system, Sports Authority of India (SAI) director general Jiji Thomson Tuesday contended that the Australian was unhappy with the functioning within ...
Siddle gains five kilos mass with 'vegetarian' diet to regain speed ...
Wellington, Oct 21 : Australian fast-medium bowler Peter Siddle has reportedly added five kilos of mass in a bid to regain the speed coach Darren Lehmann wants his quicks to deliver and has said that he is ready to show that his meat-free diet can provide the fuel he needs to survive the searing ...
Australian nurse discharged after Ebola scare
Sydney, Oct 21 : An Australian nurse, who was admitted to a hospital in Cairns for symptoms of the Ebola virus, is set to return to lead normal life after three weeks in isolation, Brisbane Time reported.
Aus eyeing No.1 Test spot during Pak series in UAE
Dubai, Oct 21 : Australia has a chance to reclaim the top spot in the Reliance ICC Test Team Rankings when it faces host Pakistan in the two-Test series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which starts on Wednesday in the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Waqar believes Oz paceman Johnson will be 'X-Factor' during Test ...
Karachi, Oct 21 : Pakistan cricket team head coach Waqar Younis is of the opinion that Pakistan 'A's' 153-run win over Australia in a warm-up game has helped him find flaws in the opposition for the first Test starting in Dubai, saying that paceman Mitchell Johnson would be a key factor.
Australia aim for top Test spot
Dubai, Oct 21 : Australia have a chance to reclaim the top Test team spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings when they take on Pakistan in a two-match series in the United Arab Emirates from Wednesday.
Australian jihadi warns PM Abbott
Sydney, Oct 21 : A teenager who ran away from his home in Australia in June has threatened Prime Minister Tony Abbott in a Islamic State (IS) video posted on internet.
Former Australian PM Whitlam dies at 98
Canberra, Oct 21 : The former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam died Tuesday at the age of 98 here, media reported.
Primed for huge summer of cricket: Shane Watson
Sydney, Oct 21 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson Tuesday said after battling five months with a calf injury he is now primed for a huge summer of international cricket.
Marsh, O'Keefe to herald new dawn in Australian cricket
Canberra, Oct 21 : On the eve of a new Test series against Pakistan, the Australian cricket team is on the verge of a major makeover.
3D printer used to save cancer patient's foot
Canberra, Oct 21 : Australian doctors have used a 3D printer to help build a Melbourne man a new heel bone and save him from losing his leg to cancer.
Australian senator says decision to allow burqas in Parliament will ...
Melbourne, Oct 20 : Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie says that the decision to allow burqas to be worn in Australia's Parliament will make Islamic extremists "smile".
CA establishes amnesty period for players in bid to remove corruption
Wellington, Oct 20 : Cricket Australia (CA) has reportedly announced an amnesty period for cricketers to report corruption-related suspicions in an extraordinary effort to tidy out match fixing and zero in on shady characters behind it.
Burqa segregation in Australian Parliament reversed
Canberra, Oct 20 : A move to force Muslim women who cover their faces to sit in a separate enclosed public gallery at Australia's Parliament House has been reversed, media reported Monday.
Australian physicists build reversible laser tractor beam
Canberra, Oct 20 : Laser physicists in Australia have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre, the Australian National University (ANU) announced Monday.
Australia to deploy soldiers in Iraq
Canberra, Oct 20 : Australia has finalised a deal with Iraq to send 200 special force troops to the war-torn country to assist in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) militants, officials said Monday.
Aussie pacer Siddle puts on weight to regain speed
Sydney, Oct 20 : Set to make a return to the Australian cricket squad against Pakistan for the first Test in Dubai, pacer Peter Siddle said Monday that he has gained five kg which has helped him regain the speed coach Darren Lehmann demands from his fast bowlers.
Dunk, White, Reardon named in Australia's T20 squad
Melbourne, Oct 20 : Ben Dunk was named as wicketkeeper batsman while Nathan Reardon and Cameron White also earned call-ups as Australia Monday announced their Twenty20 squad for the three-match cricket series against South Africa starting Nov 5 at the Adelaide Oval.
'Ancient fish pioneered penetrative sex'
Sydney, Oct 20 : Sexual intercourse was pioneered by a group of unsightly, long-extinct fish about 385 million years ago in Scotland, Australian scientists have reported.
Cricket Australia concerned over Windies crisis
Melbourne, Oct 20 : Cricket Australia (CA) has said it is 'deeply concerned' over the West Indies players' decision to abandon their Indian tour as the Australian cricketers are scheduled to tour the Caribbean in 2015.
Australia to deploy 200 special forces troops in Iraq
Canberra, Oct 20 : Australia will send around 200 of its special forces to Iraq to advise and assist Iraqi troops after Foreign Minister Julie Bishop finalised legal frameworks for their deployment Monday.
Australian PM to attend Indonesian president's swearing-in
Sydney, Oct 20 : Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will join other world leaders Monday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of new Indonesian president Joko Widodo in Jakarta.
Golfer Chowrasia finishes tied 5th in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Oct 19 : Indian golfer S.S.P. Chowrasia finished joint fifth while Rahil Gangjee and Jyoti Randhawa ended joint 15th in the Hong Kong Open, which was won by Australian Scott Hend in a sudden death play-off here Sunday.
Mahindra's Oliveira finishes 7th in Australian GP
Phillip Island (Australia), Oct 19 : Mahindra Racing's Miguel Oliveira finished seventh at the Moto3 Australian Grand Prix in a typically canny ride, starting from 15th on the grid here Sunday.