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Pak cricketers back UNICEF's bid to rid world of polio
Karachi, Oct 25 : Pakistan cricket team captain Misbah-ul Haq has pledged his backing to the international bid to rid the world of polio, as the national team has joined hands with Australia to dedicate their ongoing first Test to the fight to end the disease.
Australian official warns hunt for missing flight MH370 in Indian ...
London, Oct 25 : The current hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in the remote and vast area of the Indian Ocean could take months, warned an Australian official today.
Hend pulls two clear of Lahiri at Macau Open
Macau, Oct 25 : Defending champion Scott Hend of Australia raced two shots clear of India's Anirban Lahiri after battling to a four-under-par 67 in the third round of the Venetian Macau Open Saturday.
Golfer Ormsby aims for title defence at Panasonic Open India
New Delhi, Oct 24 : Australian golfer Wade Ormsby believes good rest will be the perfect tonic for his title defence at the $300,000 Panasonic Open India which will be held here Nov 6-9.
Lahiri slips to tied third in Macau Open
Macau, Oct 24 : After leading the first round, Anirban Lahiri slipped to tied third as defending champion Scott Hend of Australia fought his way into a share of the halfway lead with countryman Adam Groom as he kept up his chase for a second successive victory at the $900,000 Venetian Macau Open ...
Ashton Turner to lead Cricket Australia XI against South Africa
Melbourne, Oct 24 : Ashton Turner will skipper the Cricket Australia (CA) XI against the South African side in a Twenty20 contest to be played Nov 2 at the North Sydney Oval.
Zaheer Abbas says Younis definitely 'deserves spot' in Pak's WC squad
Karachi, Oct 24 : Pakistan's legendary batsman Zaheer Abbas has said that Younis Khan deserved a definite spot in next year's World Cup squad to prove his mark, after the former captain thrilled him with his performance in the first Test match against Australia.
V.V.S. Laxman confident of India doing well Down Under
Kolkata, Oct 24 : Banking on the abundance of talented Indian cricketers, former India batting great V.V.S. Laxman Friday exuded confidence about the Indian cricket team doing well in its upcoming tour to Australia.
Hockey India announces team for Australia tour
New Delhi, Oct 24 : Asian Games champions India will play a four-match hockey Test series against Australia to prepare for the FIH Champions Trophy 2014 slated in Bhubaneswar Dec 6-14, Hockey India (HI) announced Friday.
Flintoff 'excited' to play for Brisbane Heat in Australia's BBL
Johannesburg, Oct 24 : Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has extended his surprise return to Twenty20 cricket with Australia's domestic Big Bash League (BBL) on Thursday, and has joined the Brisbane Heat on a short-term deal for the same.
Australian surgeons transplant 'dead' heart
Sydney, Oct 24 : Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it in a transplant.
World Cup 2015 organisers look for 1,500 net bowlers
Dubai, Oct 23 : With barely four months to go for the cricket World Cup 2015, the event organisers in Australia and New Zealand are looking for 1,500 net bowlers to help the participating teams in training during the One-Day International (ODI) tournament.
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".