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  • Melbourne organizará el Gran Premio de Australia hasta 2020

    MELBOURNE Australia (Reuters) - Melbourne organizará el Gran Premio de Australia de Fórmula Uno hasta 2020 después de llegar a un nuevo acuerdo que reducirá la criticada aportación anual de los contribuyentes, según un funcionario. La carrera, que se ha...
  • Glasgow revels in Bolt buzz and warm glow

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just 'Friendly' as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event. The success of the Games was assured with the...
  • Australia wants G20 to focus more on trade after WTO deal collapse

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Australia is urging the Group of 20 advanced and emerging countries to put more emphasis on boosting global trade in their proposals for economic growth, particularly in the wake of last week's collapsed World Trade Organization...
  • U.S. Open of Surfing: Brett Simpson advances to final 16

    U.S. Open of Surfing: Brett Simpson advances to final 16
    As the heat action in the Men's Prime at the Vans US Open of Surfing wound down by early-afternoon Friday, so, too, did Huntington Beach's hopes of having one of its athletes snag the coveted title. By noon, though, those hopes were still alive....
  • Australia inflation slows in July: TDMI gauge

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - A private gauge of Australian inflation showed price pressures subsided in July, a welcome development for policy makers after official figures surprised on the high side in the second quarter. The TD Securities-Melbourne Institute's...
  • Glasgow Games hailed best ever in rousing closing Ceremony

    GLASGOW, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Hailed as the best ever Commonwealth Games by Federation president Prince Tunku Imran, Glasgow 2014 celebrated the end of a memorable 20th edition with a colourful closing ceremony on Sunday. In a sporting festival...
  • Gold the best remedy for burdened Pearson

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - After a week of controversy surrounding a feud with her coach, Australia's Sally Pearson felt the weight of the world lifted from her shoulders as she raced to 100 metres hurdles gold at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. The 27-year-...
  • Bill Clinton, taped day before 9/11 attack: I 'could have killed' bin Laden

    Bill Clinton, taped day before 9/11 attack: I 'could have killed' bin Laden
    Former President Bill Clinton said he "could have killed" Osama bin Laden in remarks to an audience in Australia the day before al Qaeda's 2001 attacks on the United States, according to an audio tape that emerged this week. Clinton and officials from...
  • People Down Under are up and over the top

    People Down Under are up and over the top
    Why visit Australia? After all, isn't it just America with kangaroos? Those were my thoughts till my wife's and my best friends asked us to travel there with them. In preparation, we read Robert Hughes' great book, "The Fatal Shore," about the...
  • Huntington surfers start fast in U.S. Open main event

    Huntington surfers start fast in U.S. Open main event
    The competition has been kicked up several notches and the field of competitors battling for titles has been whittled down at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, which reaches its climax this weekend at the Huntington Beach Pier. The nine-day event, which...
  • Angry Dowsett storms to time trial gold

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - England's Alex Dowsett channelled his anger at being left out of the team for this year's Tour de France to win gold in the men's time trial at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. In the absence of England's Olympic time trial...