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  • Climate change signals the end of Australian shiraz as we know it

    HOBART Tasmania (Reuters) - Young Australian vintner Nick Glaetzer's winemaking-steeped family thought he was crazy when he abandoned the Barossa Valley - the hot, dry region that is home to the country's world-famous big, brassy shiraz.
  • Uncertainty reigns in Australian parliament as mining king holds sway

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - It took mining magnate Clive Palmer only three days to show Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott just how uncomfortable life can be in a parliament in which he holds the balance of power. The neophyte Palmer United Party (PUP), set up...

    Former Olympic swimmer Thorpe reveals he is gay

    The Sports Xchange Former Olympic swimmer Thorpe reveals he is gay Five-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Ian Thorpe acknowledged in a television interview on Sunday that he is gay. Thorpe told British talk show host Michael Parkinson on Australia's...

    Ruth bat, contract sold at auction, but ball withdrawn

    Ruth bat, contract sold at auction, but ball withdrawn
    Memorabilia Ruth bat, contract sold at auction, but ball withdrawn A nearly century-old Babe Ruth bat sold for $214,000 at a memorabilia auction Saturday night, but the first baseball whacked over the Yankee Stadium fence by the legendary slugger...

    Un emocionado Ian Thorpe revela que es homosexual en una entrevista en TV

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ian Thorpe, el australiano olímpico más laureado, reveló que era homosexual en una emotiva entrevista el domingo, acabando con años de especulaciones sobre la sexualidad del nadador. El cinco veces medallista de oro olímpico lo...