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  • Ledecky wins twice on opening day of Pan Pacs

    (Reuters) - Katie Ledecky enhanced her status as swimming's new teen queen with two victories in less than an hour on the opening day of the Pan Pacific championships on Thursday. The 17-year-old American took the 200 metres freestyle after world...
  • Prior plots England return on West Indies tour

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Matt Prior has dismissed suggestions his England career is over and has targeted April's series in the West Indies for his return from a long-standing Achilles problem. The wicketkeeper will undergo surgery next month on the...
  • Drive to be the best - McIlroy or Scott?

    (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy is the best driver in contemporary golf when he is 'on his game' while Adam Scott is consistently the best, day-in and day-out. Both players are regarded as better off the tee than Tiger Woods was at his peak. This was the...
  • Australia to crack down on athletes' entourages

    (Reuters) - The Australian Olympic Committee will make the country's top athletes sign pledges that they have never worked with coaches or support staff that have engaged in doping-related activity. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will introduce...
  • Sonny Bill eligible to join All Blacks on tour

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The New Zealand Rugby Union has cleared the way for coach Steve Hansen to select Sonny Bill Williams on the All Blacks' season-ending northern hemisphere tour without him first playing in the domestic provincial championship....
  • Australia claim Liverpool's Smith with Socceroos call-up

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia coach Ange Postecoglou called England under-21 international Brad Smith into his squad for next month's Asian Cup warm-ups against Belgium and Saudi Arabia on Thursday. The 20-year-old Liverpool left back was born in...
  • Hewitt pushed to U.S. Open exit, but no retirement talk

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirteen years after winning the U.S. Open, Lleyton Hewitt was back out on Arthur Ashe Stadium court sweating under a blazing sun on Wednesday, still battling, still fist-pumping and still not ready to call it a career. The 'Battling...
  • China says watching billionaire Australian politician after tirade

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China is watching the words and deeds of Australian mining magnate and politician Clive Palmer who apologised this week for referring to the Chinese government as "bastards" and setting off a diplomatic storm. Palmer's apology, sent...
  • Culture change helps Australia out of deep end

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Encouraging performances at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Championships have continued the resurrection of Australian swimming, but head coach Jacco Verhaeren is reluctant to declare that the sleeping giant has awakened....
  • Australia's Joss supercars not dead yet, needs Kickstarter help [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Performance, Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Supercars, Australia Australia's Joss Developments made it further than some boutique supercar makers having actually produced a test car. However, the auto industry has...
  • Richard Roxburgh, Radha Mitchell Go 'Looking For Grace'

    HONG KONG - Richard Roxburgh ("Moulin Rouge," "Mission: Impossible II") and Radha Mitchell ("Olympus Has Fallen," "Silent Hill") take the lead roles in "Looking for Grace," an Australian drama now in production under director Sue Brooks ("Japanese Story")...