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England end Finn's Australian nightmare  

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Steven Finn was considered one of England's top fast bowlers just a year ago, but he was sent home Wednesday ...

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Australia look to open England’s ‘scars’ wider 

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Australia will be looking to open England's "scars" and close out the one-day series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said ...

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Australia master England again to win ODI series  

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Australia eased past England for a convincing seven-wicket victory on Sunday that wrapped up the one-day series with two matches ...

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Australia T20 squad against England  

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Cricket Australia on Monday announced a 14-man squad for the T20 series against England in Hobart (January 29), ...

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Under-fire Cook to reconsider England captaincy 

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England captain Alastair Cook has admitted for the first time that he will reconsider his leadership role after ...

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Clarke confident on Marsh, Bird for South Africa tour 

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Australian captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday said he was confident Shaun Marsh and Jackson Bird will be fit to face ...

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England’s tour finally ends with a T20 whimper  

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England's sorry tour of Australia finally ended with a whimper Sunday-a crushing 84-run defeat to give the hosts a clean ...

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Warne to 'think about' England coaching job  

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Australian bowling great Shane Warne, so often the cause of England's demise, offered Monday to think about reviving the old ...

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Webb edges Choi to win Aussie Open  

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Karrie Webb edged South Korea's Chella Choi in a "nerve-racking" battle to win her fifth Women's Australian Open and 40th ...

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Roar 10 points clear in A-League  

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Brisbane Roar surged 10 points clear at the top of Australia's A-League with a 2-1 win over playoff contenders Adelaide ...

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Sterjovski braces as Mariners upset Sanfrecce 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's Central Coast Mariners celebrated one of the greatest victories in their history on Tuesday, upsetting Japanese champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima ...

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Clarke suffering fractured shoulder  

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Australia captain Michael Clarke's courageous century in the decisive Third Test against South Africa took on added significance Monday when ...

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Australian player banned for penis image on pitch  

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An Australian cricketer was suspended Tuesday for a bizarre incident in which he scratched the image of a penis and ...

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Argentine Flores to be cut by Mariners  

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Australian A-League champions Central Coast Mariners said Saturday they would not be re-signing their Argentine attacking midfielder Marcos Flores for ...

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Cricket Australia's contracted player list  

By AFP, Sydney

The 18 players who were awarded Cricket Australia contracts on Monday for 2014-15:
CA Contract List for 2014-2015: George Bailey, ...

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Del Piero double as Sydney keep in playoff race 

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Italian legend Alessandro Del Piero converted a penalty and scored a trademark free kick as Sydney FC tightened their grip ...

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Huegill apologises after drugs charge 

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Former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill apologised Tuesday after being charged with cocaine possession as he faced a professional backlash.
The ...

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Harris, Pattinson in doubt for Pakistan series 

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Australian pace spearhead Ryan Harris is unlikely to make the trip to the United Arab Emirates in October for the ...

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Bradman's first Test bat up for auction  

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The cricket bat used by Australian sporting legend Don Bradman to launch his Test career has been put up for ...

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England challenge excites Lehmann 

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Australian coach Darren Lehmann says he is excited by the prospect of facing England for the Ashes again next year ...

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Clarke expects full-strength squad for Africa 

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Australian captain Michael Clarke said Wednesday that he expects to have a full-strength squad, apart from David Warner, for the ...

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Muralitharan joins Australian coaching team 

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Sri Lankan spin great Muthiah Muralitharan announced Wednesday he will join the Australian coaching team for their series against Pakistan ...

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Srinivasan to get nod as ICC chief at conference  

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Suspended Indian cricket chief Narayanaswami Srinivasan is expected to be anointed as the new ICC chairman at this week's annual ...

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Lin, Nehwal win Australian Open finals  

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Chinese superstar Lin Dan fought back from dropping the opening game to overhaul Simon Santoso and win the World Superseries ...

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Australia, New Zealand push on with day-night Tests 

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Cricket Australia said Monday it is pushing ahead with plans to stage an historic day- night Test match with New ...

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Australian central bank keeps rates on hold at 2.5pc 

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Australia's central bank kept interest rates on hold at a record low 2.5 percent Tuesday, as a resilient currency and ...

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Support & praise for Thorpe after gay revelations  

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Swimming giant Ian Thorpe received glowing praise and widespread support Monday for revealing he was gay in a television interview. ...

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Dutch winger Castelen signs with Wanderers  

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Dutch international winger Romeo Castelen has signed a two-year contract with the Western Sydney Wanderers, the club said on Sunday. ...

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Bailey stands down as Australia's T20 skipper  

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George Bailey has given up the captaincy of Australia's Twenty20 team to focus on playing in next year's World Cup, ...

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Finch takes over as Aussie T20 captain  

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Top-ranked batsman Aaron Finch was named as Australia's new Twenty20 captain on Monday after George Bailey stood down to focus ...

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O'Keefe, Marsh surprise in Australia Test squad 

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Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe and allrounder Mitchell Marsh were surprise inclusions Monday in Australia's Test squad for the upcoming series ...

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Injured Clarke upbeat he will play at World Cup  

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Australian captain Michael Clarke eased fears Wednesday his career may by over, saying he is recovering well from surgery on ...

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Del Potro out of Brisbane International  

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Former US Open winner Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from the Brisbane International, officials said Thursday, further delaying his ...

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Australia paceman Johnson in doubt for India Test 

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Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson missed training on Saturday citing hamstring soreness, throwing into question whether he will be fit ...

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Kohli vows positive India under his leadership 

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New India skipper Virat Kohli says he will encourage his team to play positively and not back down against Australia ...

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Warner honours Hughes memory as Aussies plunder India bowlers  

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David Warner and Chris Rogers got Australia off to a flying start with a century opening stand in a poignant ...

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From minority sport in Australia to the Asian Cup  

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Football was once sneered at in Australia as a game played mainly by immigrants but it will cement its rise ...

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Clarke recovery ‘ahead of schedule’ for World Cup 

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Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke said Wednesday his recovery from hamstring surgery was ahead of schedule as he races against ...

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Kohli, Rahul hit tons, but spidercam gets into the act 

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Skipper Virat Kohli and Lokesh Rahul carved out centuries to share the stage with "spidercam" as India clawed back on ...

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India draw with Australia in final Test 

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India clung on for a tense draw with three wickets left to deny Australia their third victory of the series ...

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Golden goalies shine brightly at Asian Cup 

By AFP, Sydney

Birthday boy Wang Dalei's penalty stop helped China upset Saudi Arabia 1-0 as a string of top saves made all ...

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Del Potro wins first match in 10 months  

By AFP, Sydney

Juan Martin del Potro savoured the thrill of being on court again by winning his first match in 10 months ...

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Countdown on for evenly-matched, security-tight World Cup 

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The countdown is on for the 11th Cricket World Cup and the likely winner is still guesswork a month out ...

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'Not impossible' to reach Ronaldo level, says Honda 

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Japan's Keisuke Honda has become the latest player to aspire to the lofty heights of Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo ...

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World Cup big guns fine tune in tri-series 

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World Cup big guns Australia, England and India get their final preparations for next month's tournament under way when the ...

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Aussie paceman Lee to retire after 20-year career 

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Australian pace bowler Brett Lee on Thursday announced he is to retire from all forms of cricket after a 20-year ...

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Kvitova to play Pliskova in all Czech final in Sydney 

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will play in the final of the Sydney International after ending Tsvetana Pironkova's incredible run ...

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Iraq icon Mahmoud targets ‘dream’ World Cup 

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Iraq icon Younis Mahmoud dismissed speculation over his retirement and said he was targeting a "dream" World Cup spot after ...

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Australia’s Watson in doubt for tri-series final  

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All-rounder Shane Watson said Tuesday he was unsure if he would be fit for Australia's one-day international final against England ...

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Clarke denies rift with Australian teammates 

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Australian captain Michael Clarke on Saturday rejected speculation about a rift with teammates as he battles for fitness ahead of ...

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Aussies break Korean hearts in Asian Cup final 

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Hosts Australia won the Asian Cup after beating South Korea 2-1 in extra time of an electrifying final on Saturday, ...

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Clarke ready to play for Australia under captain Smith  

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Australian skipper Michael Clarke, battling to regain fitness from hamstring surgery and chronic back pain, said Monday he would be ...

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Coach Lehmann backs Clarke as Australia captain  

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Australia coach Darren Lehmann on Wednesday offered his full support for Michael Clarke to return as captain for the World ...

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Clarke bowls as comeback gathers pace 

By AFP, Sydney

Michael Clarke's comeback from injury gathered pace Thursday with the Australian captain sending down two overs and taking a sharp ...

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Afghans see World Cup as dream opportunity 

By AFP, Sydney

This month's cricket World Cup is a dream opportunity for Afghanistan's team who are hoping to change perceptions about their ...

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Pakistan lose opener Hafeez ahead of World Cup 

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Pakistan opener Mohammad Hafeez was Sunday ruled out of the World Cup after suffering an ankle injury, in yet another ...

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India seamer Ishant Sharma out of World Cup  

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India seamer Ishant Sharma has been ruled out of the World Cup after failing to recover from a knee injury, ...

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Australia thump India in World Cup warm-up  

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Glenn Maxwell and David Warner notched aggressive centuries to lead Australia's 106-run win over a hapless India in a World ...

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ICC warns of sledging crackdown at World Cup 

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The International Cricket Council has warned players they face possible suspension if they cross the line and misbehave at this ...

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Warner consults psychologist over 'brain snaps'  

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Daredevil Australian opener David Warner said Wednesday he has consulted with a psychologist to prevent the "brain snaps" that have ...

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Pakistan threaten stars with expulsion, Clarke stays sidelined 

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Pakistan on Thursday warned eight of their World Cup squad they face banishment from the tournament if they repeat a ...

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Waqar hopes struggling Younis Khan comes good  

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Pakistan coach Waqar Younis on Thursday backed senior batsman Younis Khan to return to form in the World Cup despite ...

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Windies survive Scots World Cup scare  

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West Indies narrowly avoided an embarrassing World Cup warm-up defeat at the hands of minnows Scotland on Thursday, just hanging ...

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Pakistan inexperience, ‘excess baggage’ worries Inzamam 

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Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq fears the side will contain too many novice players when they bid to break a World ...

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Federer 'bleeds blue' for India 

By AFP, Sydney

India recruited a superstar supporter for their World Cup clash against Pakistan on Sunday in the shape of tennis legend ...

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Murali pleads for Herath recovery time  

By AFP, Sydney

Sri Lanka great Muttiah Muralitharan pleaded on Monday for key spinner Ranjana Herath to be kept on ice for the ...

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Sri Lanka peaking at right time, says Mathews 

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Skipper Angelo Mathews says Sri Lanka are peaking at the right time ahead of Sunday's crunch World Cup pool game ...

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Australia v Sri Lanka scoreboard  

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Completed scoreboard in the World Cup Pool A match between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on ...

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Ireland fury over 'vicious personal attack' on Mooney 

By AFP, Sydney

The Zimbabwe and Ireland teams at the World Cup united Wednesday to condemn a newspaper article which mocked Irish all-rounder ...

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Anger to fuel England against Afghanistan, says Jordan 

By AFP, Sydney

England all-rounder Chris Jordan said the anger the team felt at their early World Cup exit would fuel the side ...

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Leading World Cup batting and bowling figures 

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Leading batting and bowling figures at the 2015 World Cup on Saturday:
BATTING
Leading run-makers
Kumar Sangakkara (SRI)     496
Brendan ...

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Jayasuriya hails 'unbelievable' Sangakkara  

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Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya has said he would love Kumar Sangakkara to go back on his decision to quit ...

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Maxwell wants SCG to be green and mean  

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Australia batting star Glenn Maxwell wants the Sydney Cricket Ground to be mean and green for Thursday's World Cup semi-final ...

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Lee tips balanced Australia to swing India semi-final  

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Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee believes the balance of the hosts' side will see them defeat defending champions India ...

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Waqar fears ‘death’ of Pakistan cricket 

By AFP, Sydney

Waqar Younis warned Tuesday that cricket could die out in Pakistan if rival teams continue to boycott the country where ...

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Clarke backs Warner to behave, Johnson leads battle cry 

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Australia captain Michael Clarke expects temperamental opener David Warner to be on his best behaviour in Thursday's World Cup semi-final ...

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Leading World Cup batting and bowling figures 

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Leading batting and bowling figures at the 2015 World Cup on Sunday, the final day of the tournament:

BATTING

Leading run-makers
Martin Guptill ...

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Starc truth a lesson for future one-dayers 

By AFP, Sydney

Amidst all the blazing hitting witnessed at the 2015 World Cup, the value of one of cricket's enduring constants was ...

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Ahmed, Voges get Windies, Ashes call up 

By AFP, Sydney

Legspinner Fawad Ahmed, batsman Adam Voges and wicketkeeper Peter Nevill were all called up by Australia Tuesday for their upcoming ...

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Aussie media lavish tributes on Benaud 

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Australia's media reflected on the life of cricket great and esteemed broadcaster Richie Benaud in effusive tributes on Saturday.
Benaud, who ...

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Australia name new head coach  

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Craig Hilliard was Monday appointed Australia's new athletics coach, replacing Eric Hollingsworth who was sacked last year after clashing with ...

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Australian batsman Finch sidelined for three months  

By AFP, Sydney

Australian one-day opening batsman Aaron Finch faces a three-month recovery after undergoing surgery for a left hamstring injury, cricket officials ...

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Austria's Janko leaves Sydney FC  

By AFP, Sydney

Austrian international striker Marc Janko will leave Sydney FC when his contract expires at the end of this month, the ...

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Axelsen to play Chen in Australia Superseries final 

By AFP, Sydney

Viktor Axelsen upset his higher ranked Danish rival Jan O Jorgensen to reach the final of the Australian Open Superseries ...

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Man City add extra game for Australia swing 

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Manchester City will play sister club Melbourne City next month as a warm-up to the International Champions Cup, which also ...

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Australian women players push for higher pay  

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's women footballers should be offered more "attractive conditions" including higher match fees, their union said Wednesday after the team ...

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Kyrgios in 'racist' spat with swim legend Fraser  

By AFP, Sydney

Temperamental Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios slammed swimming legend Dawn Fraser as a "blatant racist" Tuesday after she told him ...

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'Lost' Kyrgios shocked by criticism 

By AFP, Sydney

Brash Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios says he is shocked by the criticism levelled at him and admits to feeling ...

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Johnson reopens England Ashes scars as Aussie media gloat 

By AFP, Sydney

Pace demon Mitchell Johnson reopened old mental scars as Australia morally seized the Ashes lead with their thumping series-levelling victory ...

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Australia urge full probe of doping allegations  

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Athletics Australia chief Phil Jones on Monday said he was alarmed by new allegations of mass doping in the sport ...

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I won't quit, says defiant Australian skipper Clarke  

By AFP, Sydney

Defiant and angry Australian captain Michael Clarke Wednesday vowed to keep playing on after the Ashes series with England, with ...

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Australia ODI, T20 squad to face England, Ireland  

By AFP, Sydney



Cricket Australia announced Wednesday their squad for one-day international and T20 matches against England and Ireland starting later this month: ...

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Australia coach apologises for Ashes defeat 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's coach Darren Lehmann took responsibility Wednesday for the crushing Ashes defeat to England, saying that his players were desperate ...

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Hussey to lead PM's XI in pink-ball match against NZ 

By AFP, Sydney

Former Test batsman Mike Hussey will captain the Australian Prime Minister's XI against New Zealand in Canberra in October under ...

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Clarke sees fifth Test over in three days 

By AFP, Sydney

Retiring Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday said the fifth and final Ashes Test against England could be over in three ...

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Clarke takes indefinite break from game 

By AFP, Sydney

Former Australian captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday pulled out of his Big Bash League deal with the Melbourne Stars and ...

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Fight ban urged as Australian boxer dies 

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The Australian Medical Association (AMA) called for a ban on boxing on Tuesday following the death of a 28-year-old fighter ...

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Australia's Lindsay Kline dies aged 81 

By AFP, Sydney



Former Australian Test player Lindsay Kline died aged 81, Cricket Australia said of the man best remembered for facing the ...

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Warne, Tendulkar taking cricket to the US  

By AFP, Sydney

Australian Shane Warne and India's Sachin Tendulkar will captain two All-Star sides in a three-match Twenty20 series in the United ...

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Australia promise no let up for New Zealand 

By AFP, Sydney


Coach Darren Lehmann has promised no complacency after Australia's solid victory over New Zealand in the first Test, saying Tuesday ...

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Aussie media see pink ball appeal 

By AFP, Sydney


The first ever pink ball Test in Adelaide was warmly received by Australian commentators on Saturday, with several likening the ...

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Australia budget deficit blows out on commodity price hit 

By AFP, Sydney


Slumping commodity prices and lower tax receipts will see Australia's budget deficit balloon to Aus$37.4 billion (US$27.2 billion) this year, ...

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Aussies aim for series win over Windies 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia have their eyes on regaining the top Test ranking as they set about retaining the Frank Worrell Trophy against ...

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Uncapped quicks in Australia ODI squad for India  

By AFP, Sydney


Australia on Monday included uncapped fast bowlers Scott Boland and Joel Paris and left leading spinner Nathan Lyon out of ...

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Sydney Test day three washed out  

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The third day of the third Test between Australia and the West Indies was abandoned due to persistent rain in ...

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Zidane to be 'top-class manager' : Houllier 

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Zinedine Zidane will be a "top-class manager", former France coach Gerard Houllier predicted Wednesday, saying the football legend had taken ...

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Smith says declaration offer rebuffed by Windies 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's skipper Steve Smith said the West Indies had rebuffed a creative plan to revive the rain-hit third Test after ...

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Rain causes match stockpile at Sydney International  

By AFP, Sydney


Rain prevented any singles matches being finished on a frustrating day at the Sydney International on Thursday, leaving a stockpile ...

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Spain's Garcia signs with A-League Central Coast  

By AFP, Sydney


The Central Coast Mariners have signed former Spanish international Luis Garcia until the end of the Australian A-League season, the ...

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Australia pick powerful T20 squad to face India  

By AFP, Sydney


Australia on Monday named a powerful 17-man squad for the three-match Twenty20 international series against India this month, with an ...

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Uncapped Sayers in Australia squad for N Zealand Tests  

By AFP, Sydney


Australia on Wednesday named uncapped paceman Chadd Sayers and recalled Jackson Bird to the Test squad to face New Zealand ...

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Pandey heroics give India thrilling ODI win 

By AFP, Sydney


Manish Pandey scored a brilliant unbeaten 104 as India beat Australia by six wickets in a thrilling one-day international at ...

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David Warner wins Allan Border medal 

By AFP, Sydney


David Warner was named Australia's Test player of the year Wednesday, beating captain Steve Smith for the Allan Border Medal.
Warner ...

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Khawaja to replace injured Finch for final India T20 

By AFP, Sydney


In-form batsman Usman Khawaja was Saturday brought into Australia's squad for the final Twenty20 match against India, as captain Aaron ...

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Michael Clarke comes out of retirement 

By AFP, Sydney

Former Test captain Michael Clarke Sunday said he was returning to cricket six months after he retired, telling Australian media ...

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Smith takes Australia captaincy for World Twenty20 

By AFP, Sydney


Australian selectors Tuesday dumped Aaron Finch as captain in favour of Steve Smith for the World Twenty20 which begins next ...

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Roux set for surgery after horror fall  

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New Zealand international Storm Roux will undergo surgery Monday after suffering a horrific series of injuries in a freak fall ...

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FFA to help fund marquee names in A-League boost 

By AFP, Sydney



Football Federation Australia (FFA) on Tuesday said it will provide financial backing to help lure marquee players to the A-League ...

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Australia recall experienced trio for World Cup qualifiers  

By AFP, Sydney

The experienced trio of Robbie Kruse, Matthew Spiranovic and Mitch Langerak were Wednesday recalled to the Australian squad for crucial ...

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Garcia lashes referee after red card in Australia  

By AFP, Sydney


Spanish star Luis Garcia has slammed the Australian A-League's referee appointment policy after he was one of two Central Coast ...

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Champs Evergrande crash out of Asia 

By AFP, Sydney


Defending title-holders Guangzhou Evergrande crashed out of the AFC Champions League after group rivals Sydney FC and Urawa Red Diamonds ...

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Donald to join Australia coaching staff  

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South Africa great Allan Donald is set to join the Australian team as temporary bowling coach, including for a series ...

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Australia's Hastings out of Windies tour 

By AFP, Sydney


Australian fast bowler John Hastings was Wednesday ruled out of the upcoming one-day tri-series tour of the West Indies with ...

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Ex-Australia captain Neill bankrupt in Britain  

By AFP, Sydney



Former Australian captain Lucas Neill, who spent 15 years at top English clubs, has declared bankruptcy in Britain with administrators ...

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Steve Smith out of IPL with wrist injury 

By AFP, Sydney


Australian captain Steve Smith on Monday pulled out of the Indian Premier League with a wrist injury and will return ...

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Aussie Paralympian robbed at gunpoint in Rio  

By AFP, Sydney


An Australian Paralympian and her physiotherapist have been robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, where violent crime has surged ...

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Hurdles champion Pearson out of Rio  

By AFP, Sydney


Australian Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson has torn a hamstring during training, reports said Wednesday, casting doubt over whether she ...

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Pearson not retiring, aims for 2018 Commonwealths 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson said Thursday she was looking ahead to the 2018 Commonwealth Games and was not ...

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Dominant Campbell says she's still a Rio underdog 

By AFP, Sydney



Australia's on-fire Cate Campbell says she still considers herself an underdog going into the Rio Olympics despite smashing the long-standing ...

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Ratings threat as political uncertainty weighs on Australia 

By AFP, Sydney


A potential hung parliament is bad news for Australia's economy and investment markets, economists said Monday, with warnings that political ...

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Aussies have golden Olympic hopes 

By AFP, Sydney



Jesse Parahi's decision to ditch rugby league and pursue an Olympic dream paid off on Thursday when he was named ...

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Australia cuts interest rate to record low 1.5 percent  

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's central bank dropped interest rates to a new record low Tuesday after a recent run of soft inflation readings, ...

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Nadal to play in Australia ahead of Open for first time 

By AFP, Sydney



World number five Rafael Nadal will play in the Brisbane International next year, organisers said on Wednesday, the first time ...

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Cahill on song for Australia homecoming 

By AFP, Sydney


Veteran Tim Cahill made a low-key debut for Melbourne City after hitting the right notes in a team karaoke session.
The ...

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Rain washes out final day of Australia-Slovakia tie 

By AFP, Sydney



Rain washed out the dead reverse singles matches on the final day of Australia's Davis Cup World Group play-off with ...

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Australia's Port of Melbourne sold for $7.3 bln  

By AFP, Sydney


An Australian-led consortium on Monday won a 50-year-lease on the nation's biggest container and cargo port for Aus$9.7 billion (US$7.3 ...

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Smith confident Starc ready for South Africa Test 

By AFP, Sydney


Australian captain Steve Smith Monday backed fast bowler Mitchell Starc to recover from a "gruesome" leg wound and be fit ...

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Australia's new central bank governor holds interest rates 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's central bank kept interest rates at a record low Tuesday in the first meeting for newly-minted chief Philip Lowe, ...

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Australia cracks down on rate riggers as bank chiefs grilled 

By AFP, Sydney


Manipulating financial benchmarks will become a criminal offence in Australia, the government announced Tuesday, as the nation's largest lenders prepared ...

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Australia seek clarity on Thai World Cup qualifier 

By AFP, Sydney


Football Federation Australia was Saturday seeking clarity on whether its Asian World Cup qualifier against Thailand in Bangkok next month ...

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Watson part of Aussie team `tumour`: Clarke 

By AFP, Sydney

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has revisited old feuds, describing Shane Watson as part of a group that was "like ...

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Watson hits back at Clarke over `tumour` jibe  

By AFP, Sydney

Shane Watson has hit back at Michael Clarke's claim he was part of a group that was "like a tumour" ...

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Horton on way back after cancer scare 

By AFP, Sydney



Olympic gold medallist Mack Horton expects to be back in the pool training this week after having a suspect mole ...

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Mundine-Green rematch lined up in Australia  

By AFP, Sydney

A much-hyped rematch between Australian boxers Anthony Mundine and Danny Green was announced Tuesday for the Adelaide Oval in February. ...

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Australia Test stars have point to prove  

By AFP, Sydney


Australia captain Steve Smith admits the team has its work cut out after their 3-0 Test series loss to Sri ...

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Australia's Voges concussed after blow to helmet  

By AFP, Sydney


Struggling Australia batsman Adam Voges suffered concussion after he was struck on the helmet by a bouncer on Thursday, ruling ...

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Australia's Maxwell fined for 'disrespectful' teammate comments 

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Australia allrounder Glenn Maxwell was Saturday fined by his team for his "disrespectful" comments about teammate Matthew Wade on the ...

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Smith record century leads Aussies to ODI win 

By AFP, Sydney

Steve Smith hit a record-breaking century and took two superb catches as Australia beat New Zealand by 68 runs in ...

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Australia`s central bank keeps rates unchanged 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's central bank held interest rates at a record low of 1.50 percent Tuesday despite a recent run of soft ...

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Kyrgios 'prepared for comeback after ban'  

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's Nick Kyrgios said Saturday he was ready for scrutiny at next month's Australian Open, as the volatile star prepares ...

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Australia T20 assistant coach  

By AFP, Sydney


Former Test fast bowler Jason Gillespie was Thursday appointed as Australia assistant coach for the three Twenty20 internationals against Sri ...

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Cartwright, O'Keefe in Australia third Test team 

By AFP, Sydney


All-rounder Hilton Cartwright will make his Test debut among two changes in the Australia team for this week's final Test ...

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ANZ offloads Shanghai bank stake 

By AFP, Sydney

ANZ Bank Tuesday agreed to sell its stake in Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank for Aus$1.84 billion (US$1.32 billion) as it ...

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Ton-up Renshaw states case for India tour 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's rookie opening batsman Matt Renshaw made a huge statement to selectors for next month's India series with a resolute ...

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Warner joins Bradman with Test century before lunch 

By AFP, Sydney



David Warner said he was honoured to join the likes of Donald Bradman after smashing a whirlwind century before lunch ...

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Coe says sport must innovate, backs new Bolt event 

By AFP, Sydney


World athletics chief Sebastian Coe threw his support Wednesday behind a new team event spearheaded by Usain Bolt, saying the ...

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Pakistan 271 for 8, trail by 267 at close  

By AFP, Sydney


Pakistan were 271 for eight Thursday in reply to Australia's 538 for eight declared at the close of day three ...

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Misbah 'integral' to rebuilding Pakistan: Arthur  

By AFP, Sydney


Coach Mickey Arthur urged veteran Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq Thursday to continue playing despite a difficult tour of Australia, saying he ...

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Misbah urges Pakistan to send talent to play in Australia 

By AFP, Sydney


Captain Misbah-ul-Haq says Pakistan will not end their touring misery in Australia until they can adapt to the unique playing ...

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Australia whitewash Pakistan with Sydney Test win 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia clinched a series clean sweep with an emphatic 220-run win over Pakistan in the third Test in Sydney on ...

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Lynn, Stanlake in Australia ODI squad for Pakistan 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia dropped George Bailey and Aaron Finch and called up newcomers Chris Lynn and Billy Stanlake in a 14-man squad ...

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Smith warns of 'difficult series' in India 

By AFP, Sydney


Skipper Steve Smith is switching his focus to the difficult challenges confronting his new revamped team in India after polishing ...

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Pliskova pulls out of Sydney with thigh injury 

By AFP, Sydney



World number six Karolina Pliskova has withdrawn from the Sydney International with a left thigh injury, tournament organisers said Sunday.
The ...

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Aussies need to bat for long periods in India :Lehmann 

By AFP, Sydney



Coach Darren Lehmann said Australia's batsmen will have to be prepared to bat for long periods in next month's four-Test ...

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Hazlewood rested for first Pakistan ODI 

By AFP, Sydney



Key paceman Josh Hazlewood will be rested from Australia's first one-day international against Pakistan this week after his starring role ...

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Top-ranked Kerber stunned by Russian teen 

By AFP, Sydney


Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina put Angelique Kerber's Australian Open preparations in a spin with a straight-sets upset win over the ...

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Aussie player hit with seven-year corruption ban 

By AFP, Sydney



Australia's Nick Lindahl was Tuesday banned for seven years and fined US$35,000 for corruption with two others also sanctioned as ...

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Aussies hire spin gurus ahead of India tour  

By AFP, Sydney



Former Indian bowler Sriram Sridharan will work with Australia as a "spin consultant" on the upcoming tour of India, Cricket ...

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Handscomb to make ODI debut against Pakistan 

By AFP, Sydney


Middle-order batsman Peter Handscomb will make his limited overs debut for Australia against Pakistan in the third one-day international in ...

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Australian World Cup heroes get medals  

By AFP, Sydney

The Australian team which won the one-day international World Cup in 1987 was presented with medals in Sydney on Sunday. ...

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Australia take ODI series against Pakistan 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia secured the one-day series against Pakistan with a commanding 86-run win at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday, taking a ...

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Warner wins Allan Border medal for second year 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's prolific opening batsman David Warner fought off a strong challenge from his captain Steve Smith to become just the ...

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Australia opens door to China in push to save TPP 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia said Tuesday it hoped to recast the Trans-Pacific Partnership without the US and opened the door for China to ...

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Lehmann calls for Pietersen BBL sacking  

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's national coach Darren Lehmann has blasted Kevin Pietersen's performance in the Twenty20 Big Bash League, saying he should be ...

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Aussie bowler suffers 'brain bleed' after hit 

By AFP, Sydney

Australian paceman Joe Mennie suffered a "minor brain bleed" and fractured skull after a ball hit his head during training, ...

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Australia's Big Bash smashes records  

By AFP, Sydney


Records have tumbled for the Twenty20 Big Bash League, with Cricket Australia saying Sunday the enormous crowds and viewership for ...

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West Indies` Russell gets year ban for doping breach  

By AFP, Sydney

Globetrotting West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has been banned from all cricket for a year over a doping code violation, ...

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Bolt upbeat in Australia despite medal loss  

By AFP, Sydney

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt has moved on quickly from the loss of a gold medal from his Olympic trove, ...

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Australia central bank keeps rates on hold 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's central bank held interest rates at a record low of 1.50 percent Tuesday but soft inflation and growth figures ...

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Australia leaves interest rates on hold 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's central bank left interest rates at a record low of 1.50 percent Tuesday while striking an upbeat tone on ...

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China inks $4.6b deal for Australia mine project 

By AFP, Sydney


A state-owned Chinese construction giant Friday sealed a deal to build a Aus$6 billion (US$4.6 billion) mining infrastructure project to ...

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Aussie media slam 'classless' Kohli 

By AFP, Sydney



Australian media labelled Indian skipper Virat Kohli "classless" and childish on Wednesday after his provocative comments at the end of ...

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Kirsten named Hobart Hurricanes BBL coach  

By AFP, Sydney


South Africa's Gary Kirsten will be in charge of the Hobart Hurricanes for the next two Australian Big Bash League ...

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Australia keeps rates on hold, warns on housing 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's central bank held interest rates at a record low 1.50 percent for a seventh straight meeting Tuesday as it ...

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Aussies reject `disrespectful` pay offer 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's players' union Friday rejected a Cricket Australia pay and conditions proposal, saying it was unfair and disrespectful.
The sport's governing ...

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Record-breaking Sydney FC put all on the line in decider 

By AFP, Sydney



Sydney FC, coming off a record-breaking season with just one defeat, will put it all on the line against Melbourne ...

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Brazil great Roberto Carlos eyes Australia  

By AFP, Sydney

Brazilian football legend Roberto Carlos is keen to coach Australian side South Melbourne, who are pushing to join an expanded ...

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Australia bid for 2023 Women's World Cup  

By AFP, Sydney

Australia unveiled a government-backed bid Tuesday to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, saying it would be an economic boon ...

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Players boycott Australia A tour in pay dispute  

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's players on Thursday boycotted this month's Australia A tour to South Africa, escalating a bitter pay dispute which threatens ...

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CA chief attacks `reckless` players` union  

By AFP, Sydney


Cricket Australia chairman David Peever Thursday went on the attack over suggestions he is running an "extreme" industrial relations agenda, ...

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Arsenal score three goals in final Australian tour win 

By AFP, Sydney


Arsenal completed their Australian tour with a 3-1 win over the Western Sydney Wanderers with all their goals coming in ...

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Australia's Doohan dies after short illness  

By AFP, Sydney


Australian Peter Doohan, who famously upset Boris Becker at Wimbledon, has died at the age of 56, Tennis Australia said ...

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Aussie players reportedly mull Bangladesh boycott 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's senior players have voted to boycott next month's tour of Bangladesh unless their long-running pay dispute with Cricket Australia ...

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Aussie Olympic legend Betty Cuthbert dies 

By AFP, Sydney


Australian Olympic icon Betty Cuthbert, the only athlete to ever win gold in the 100m, 200m, and 400m, has died ...

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Pay-war break may benefit Aussies: Lehmann 

By AFP, Sydney


Darren Lehmann promised Australia won't be under-prepared for their tour of Bangladesh after a pay dispute left them temporarily unemployed-and ...

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Class action against Australia's biggest bank gets funder backing 

By AFP, Sydney


A global litigation funder on Tuesday said it would back a shareholder class action against Australia's biggest bank over alleged ...

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France's Bautheac joins Brisbane Roar 

By AFP, Sydney


French winger Eric Bautheac has signed
with Brisbane Roar for the next Australian A-League season, the club said on Saturday.
Bautheac, ...

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Move over cricket, basketball has big plans in Australia  

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's "sleeping giant" National Basketball League launches its 40th season next month with ambitious plans of supplanting cricket as the ...

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Dutch winger George signs for Victory  

By AFP, Sydney


Dutch winger Leroy George has signed a one-year deal to play for Melbourne Victory in the next Australian A-League season, ...

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Australia Test leg-spinner Holland dies at 70  

By AFP, Sydney



Australian Test leg-spinner Bob "Dutchy" Holland has died following a battle with brain cancer, aged 70, his family said Sunday.
Holland ...

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Australia invited to first Asian Games in 2022 

By AFP, Sydney

Athletes from Australia and the rest of Oceania have been invited to compete at the 2022 Asian Games, Australian Olympic ...

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Aussie batsman Khawaja reveals racial abuse 

By AFP, Sydney



Australia batsman Usman Khawaja has revealed he was racially abused so much growing up that he refused to support the ...

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Brisbane welcome Kyrgios despite Shanghai walkoff 

By AFP, Sydney



The director of the Brisbane International said Wednesday he would welcome Nick Kyrgios to his tournament with "genuine enthusiasm" even ...

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Australia coach refuses to deny quit reports 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou failed to confirm or deny reports he's about to quit on Wednesday, raising speculation he'll walk ...

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England can't win Ashes without Stokes: Waugh 

By AFP, Sydney


Test great Steve Waugh says England can't win the Ashes without Ben Stokes and the bad boy allrounder would have ...

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Khawaja takes swipe at Aussie selection policy 

By AFP, Sydney

Usman Khawaja has taken a swipe at Australian selectors after being dropped for Tests this year in India and Bangladesh, ...

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Ex-Test umpire Hair admits stealing cash from liquor shop 

By AFP, Sydney


Former Australian Test umpire Darrell Hair has admitted stealing cash from the liquor shop where he was working, in a ...

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Smith, Warner say no to four-day Tests  

By AFP, Sydney

Australia captain Steve Smith and star opener David Warner say they have no desire to play four-day Tests in a ...

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Gayle wins Australia masseuse court case  

By AFP, Sydney


West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle Monday won a defamation case against an Australian media group which claimed he exposed ...

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Pick and stick with Ashes 'keeper, says Gilchrist  

By AFP, Sydney


Wicketkeeping great Adam Gilchrist has called on Australian selectors to pick and stick when they decide who will be behind ...

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Wanderers appoint Spain's Gombau as new coach  

By AFP, Sydney

Former Barcelona youth team coach Josep Gombau was Wednesday appointed to lead Australian side Western Sydney Wanderers, with the Spaniard ...

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Bolt enlisted to make Aussie cricketers 'explosive' runners 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's cricketers have called on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes ...

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Australia out to 'end careers' in Ashes, says Lyon  

By AFP, Sydney

Australia are out to "end careers" for England players in the upcoming Ashes Tests, spinner Nathan Lyon said Monday, pointing ...

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Day snatches third round lead at Australian Open  

By AFP, Sydney


Jason Day ended a frustrating run of par golf by making three late birdies to snatch the outright lead after ...

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Cameron Davis wins Australian Open golf 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's Cameron Davis shot a brilliant final round of seven-under-par 64 to win the 102nd Australian Open after a wild ...

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Clarke says he should have retired after Hughes died  

By AFP, Sydney


Former Australia captain Michael Clarke says he should have retired a year earlier than he did, admitting he struggled badly ...

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Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou linked to J-League  

By AFP, Sydney

Former Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is the front runner to take charge of J-League club Yokohama F-Marinos next season, Australian ...

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Australia World Cup coach decision in February : FFA 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia do not expect to appoint a coach for next year's World Cup until February, with former Socceroos Mark Schwarzer ...

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The new Bradman? Quirky Smith rises to exalted heights 

By AFP, Sydney

Steve Smith has broken English hearts and smashed records with his phenomenal Ashes batting and is being acclaimed as the ...

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England ponder taking a spin with Crane in Sydney  

By AFP, Sydney

Leg-spinner Mason Crane's experience playing in Sydney may prove the clincher to earn him a debut as England try to ...

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Maxwell, Wade axed from Australia's ODI squad to play England  

By AFP, Sydney

Regulars Glenn Maxwell and Matthew Wade were axed from Australia's squad on Wednesday for this month's one-day international series against ...

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Khawaja leads the way as Australia pull away from England  

By AFP, Sydney

Usman Khawaja plundered a big century as Australia roasted England's bowlers on Saturday to open up a 133-run lead with ...

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Marsh brothers plunder centuries as England wilt in the heat  

By AFP, Sydney

Shaun and Mitchell Marsh became the third set of brothers to score centuries in the same innings for Australia as ...

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Australia rout England by an innings to win Ashes 4-0 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia ruthlessly extinguished England's resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series ...

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Ponting named Australia assistant coach for T20s 

By AFP, Sydney

Ricky Ponting will be an assistant coach during Australia's Twenty20 international series against England and New Zealand next month, Cricket ...

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Kerber beats Barty to win Sydney International 

By AFP, Sydney


Germany's Angelique Kerber beat Australia's Ashleigh Barty in straight sets to win the Sydney International for her ninth consecutive win ...

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Buttler serves up series success for England against Australia 

By AFP, Sydney

A scintillating century from Jos Buttler brought England a 16-run win and a one-day international series victory against Australia in ...

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Root to miss T20 tri-series, Stokes delays return  

By AFP, Sydney


Joe Root on Tuesday pulled out of England's Twenty20 tri-series against Australia and New Zealand, as Ben Stokes confirmed his ...

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Australia sends dozens of refugees from Pacific camps to US 

By AFP, Sydney


Dozens of refugees held for years in Australia's remote Pacific detention camps departed for resettlement in the United States on ...

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Australia's biggest stadium to host women's World T20 final 

By AFP, Sydney


The Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia's largest stadium, will host the women's World Twenty20 cricket final in 2020, organisers said Tuesday ...

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Chelsea to play Perth Glory in Australia 

By AFP, Sydney


Chelsea will play Perth Glory in July in the English giant's only Australian pre-season friendly this year, the A-League club ...

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Aussie paceman Bird out of South Africa tour  

By AFP, Sydney


Paceman Jackson Bird was Tuesday ruled out of Australia's Test squad for South Africa with a hamstring injury and replaced ...

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Former Australia Test opener Cowan retires  

By AFP, Sydney


Former Australia Test opener Ed Cowan announced his retirement from professional cricket Wednesday, leaving the game with more than 10,000 ...

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ASEAN leaders vow to tackle Rohingya crisis  

By AFP, Sydney

Australia and its ASEAN neighbours vowed to boost defence ties while stressing the importance of non-militarisation in the disputed South ...

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Usain Bolt to attend C’wealth Games as a spectator  

By AFP, Sydney

Sprint legend Usain Bolt will attend next month's Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast to watch the 100-metres final, former ...

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India resist Australia overtures for Adelaide day-night Test 

By AFP, Sydney


Australian cricket chiefs are still trying to convince reluctant India to play a day-night Test in Adelaide this year after ...

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Mark Waugh slams 'selfish' India over day-night Test snub 

By AFP, Sydney

Retiring selector Mark Waugh has lashed out at "selfish" India for refusing to play a day-night Test during their tour ...

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Disgraced Warner to play Sydney club cricket  

By AFP, Sydney

Disgraced former Australian vice-captain David Warner will start his road to redemption by playing club cricket with Sydney's Randwick Petersham, ...

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Australia aim to be world's most professional team: Langer 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia is striving to be the most professional and honest team in world cricket, coach Justin Langer said
Saturday as ...

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Australia keeps rate on hold ahead of growth data 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's central bank kept interest rates at a record low Tuesday for a 20th consecutive meeting as it waits for ...

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Australian PM to deliver formal apology to child sex victims 

By AFP, Sydney

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull agreed Wednesday to deliver a formal apology to victims of institutional child sex abuse, acknowledging ...

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Apple fined millions for Australia false iPhone claims 

By AFP, Sydney


Apple was Tuesday fined Aus$9 million (US$6.7 million) by an Australian court for making false claims about consumer rights when ...

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Australia telecom giant Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's dominant telecommunications company Telstra Wednesday announced plans to axe 8,000 jobs - a quarter of its workforce - as ...

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Socceroos must shed 'inferiority complex', says ex-coach 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia must shed their inferiority complex and stop thinking of themselves as the "underdog", former national coach Ange Postecoglou said ...

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Australia's central bank hold rates, eyes trade spat 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's central bank kept interest rates on hold for its 21st-straight meeting Tuesday as consumer spending and inflation remain weak, ...

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Bolt arrives in Australia on football quest 

By AFP, Sydney

Usain Bolt says he's deadly serious about becoming a professional footballer and plans to show the world what he's capable ...

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Socceroos line up South Korea, Lebanon friendlies 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia announced friendlies against South Korea and Lebanon on Thursday as part of preparations to defend their Asian Cup crown.
The ...

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Veteran Cahill to make one last appearance for Australia 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's all-time top goal-scorer Tim Cahill will make one last appearance for his country, it was announced Tuesday, after calling ...

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Australian cricket draws up cultural charter to avoid scandals 

By AFP, Sydney

Australian cricket is drawing up a cultural blueprint in which players will pledge to uphold certain standards in a move ...

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Bolt takes break from Australia football training 

By AFP, Sydney


Sprint legend Usain Bolt's football training has been put on hold after he flew out of Australia for a "previously ...

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Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch 

By AFP, Sydney

An Australian cartoonist has come under withering criticism for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using - what Harry Potter author ...

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Australia squad for Pakistan Test series 

By AFP, Sydney

Australia's 15-man squad announced Tuesday for two Tests against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.
Squad :Tim Paine (capt), ...

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Ponting, Lehmann baffled by 'bizarre' Maxwell Test snub 

By AFP, Sydney

Batting all-rounder Glenn Maxwell's "bizarre" failure to make the Australia Test squad for their tour of Pakistan left former captain ...

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Australian cricket needs Smith back, says Waugh 

By AFP, Sydney

Australian cricket needs disgraced ex-captain Steve Smith and he is likely to be welcomed back with open arms, former skipper ...

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Indian solo yachtsman returning home after rescue 

By AFP, Sydney

An Indian solo yachtsmen rescued in an international effort after his boat were seriously damaged by "mountainous seas" in the ...

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Cricket great Hayden fractures spine in surf accident 

By AFP, Sydney

Test great Matthew Hayden said Monday he had "dodged a bullet" after suffering head and neck injuries, including a spine ...

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Bolt looking to his first football start in Sydney 

By AFP, Sydney

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt looks set to make his first start as a professional footballer Friday, a challenge he said ...

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New Aussie era hailed after sandpaper shame 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia's battling draw against Pakistan has ushered in a new era for a team desperate to redeem itself in the ...

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Inquest into Roebuck death set to be reopened  

By AFP, Sydney

An inquest into the supposed suicide of renowned cricket writer Peter Roebuck in South Africa in 2011 is set to ...

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Bolt offered contract with Malta football club 

By AFP, Sydney

Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in ...

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Sprint king Bolt rejects Malta football offer 

By AFP, Sydney

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has turned down a contract from Maltese champions Valletta and will remain in Australia to pursue ...

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Khawaja surgery fear as brittle Australia take stock 

By AFP, Sydney

Usman Khawaja is facing surgery on his knee, dealing rattled Australia a heavy blow as they face the prospect of ...

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Japan's Honda on target as A-League season kicks off 

By AFP, Sydney

Japanese superstar Keisuke Honda scored on his A-League debut in front of 40,000 fans, but it wasn't enough to secure ...

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Lehmann reveals emotional struggles over sandpaper-gate 

By AFP, Sydney

Former national coach Darren Lehmann revealed Wednesday how he has paid a heavy emotional toll over the ball-tampering scandal and ...

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Langer says ball-tampering 'an international problem' 

By AFP, Sydney


Australia coach Justin Langer claims there is a worldwide problem with ball-tampering, partly due to unresponsive pitches, while vowing it ...

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Bolt joins Jordan in quest to switch sports 

By AFP, Sydney


From Michael Jordan to Usain Bolt, a select few elite athletes have attempted the switch to another top-level sport in ...

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Taylor quits as Cricket Australia director 

By AFP, Sydney

Former Test captain Mark Taylor quit as a Cricket Australia director Monday to give the organisation a clean slate to ...

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Socceroos' Arzani ruled out of Asian Cup 

By AFP, Sydney

Celtic and Socceroos’ striker Daniel Arzani Tuesday confirmed he needs surgery for a knee injury that will rule him out ...

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Smith, Warner play together for first time since ban 

By AFP, Sydney


Banned opener David Warner shared a home field with Steve Smith for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal Saturday, ...

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