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Wawrinka reaches first major final

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 12:21

Stanislas Wawrinka beats Tomas Berdych in their Australian Open semi-final to reach his first Grand Slam final.
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Li and Cibulkova reach Melbourne final

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 6:13

Li Na and Dominika Cibulkova will compete for the Australian Open title after they enjoy convincing semi-final victories.
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Australia rejects asylum abuse claim

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 4:18
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Australian government rejects reports that its navy mistreated asylum-seekers, but offers to co-operate with an Indonesian investigation.
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Man City seal Melbourne Heart deal

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 23:53

A consortium led by Manchester City take over Australian A-League side Melbourne Heart.
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The decline of the Australian in the UK

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 21:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Why so many Australians are abandoning the UK
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Stupid to expect title win - Murray

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 14:30

Andy Murray says it would have been "stupid" to think he could win the Australian Open so soon after undergoing back surgery.
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Defending champion Azarenka beaten

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 13:45

Defending champion Victoria Azarenka is out of the Australian Open after losing in the last eight to Agnieszka Radwanska.
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Inspired Federer ends Murray hopes

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 12:11

Four-time champion Roger Federer knocks Andy Murray out of the Australian Open with a dramatic quarter-final victory.
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Nadal avoids upset to reach semis

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 7:47

Rafael Nadal overcomes a nasty blister and a determined Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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VIDEO: Antarctic ship crew reach dry land

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 0:05
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

The Australian ice breaker Aurora Australis, which rescued passengers and crew from a research ship stranded in Antarctica on Christmas Eve, has arrived in Tasmania.
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Wawrinka beats Djokovic in thriller

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 12:41

Stanislas Wawrinka ends the three-year reign of Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic with a stunning quarter-final victory.
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Teenager Bouchard reaches semi-finals

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 9:23

Eugenie Bouchard continues her impressive run at the Australian Open as she beats Ana Ivanovic to set up a semi-final with Li Na.
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Nadal and Azarenka reach last eight

Monday, January 20th 2014, 10:02
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Rafael Nadal battles through to the last eight while Victoria Azarenka remains on course for a third Australian Open title.
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Murray battles through to last eight

Monday, January 20th 2014, 9:08

Andy Murray is taken to four sets before ending 'lucky loser' Stephane Robert's dream run at the Australian Open.
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Sharapova out of Australian Open

Monday, January 20th 2014, 4:38

Third seed Maria Sharapova is knocked out of the Australian Open by Dominika Cibulkova, a day after Serena Williams's exit.
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Djokovic and Ferrer reach Melbourne quarters

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 10:49

Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne.
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Ivanovic stuns Williams in Melbourne

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 4:28

Five-time champion Serena Williams crashes out of the Australian Open in a stunning upset against Ana Ivanovic in round four.
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Nadal, Federer and Sharapova advance

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 11:55

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
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Murray powers into fourth round

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 7:19

Andy Murray moves into the last 16 of the Australian Open with an impressive third-round win over Feliciano Lopez.
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Djokovic cruises into round four

Friday, January 17th 2014, 13:26

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams continue their progress at the Australian Open on another day of extreme heat.
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Players 'need clear heat guidelines'

Friday, January 17th 2014, 5:23

Players need clearer guidance about when heat will stop play at the Australian Open, says the new head of the men's tour.
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Australian tennis looks to bounce back

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 23:45

Can Australian tennis match its glory days?
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Murray defeats Millot in Melbourne

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 13:01

Andy Murray eases into round three of the Australian Open with a 6-2 6-2 7-5 victory over Frenchman Vincent Millot.
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VIDEO: Bushfires rage in Australian heatwave

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 12:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian firefighters are tackling fast-moving bushfires as the heatwave in South-east Australia continues.
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Tennis medic defends heat policy

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 10:26

The chief medical officer at the Australian Open defends their "extreme heat policy" after Jamie Murray is treated for heatstroke.
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Australia's heatwave halts tennis

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 7:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Soaring temperatures halt matches at the Australian Open tennis tournament, as a report warns that the country will see "hotter and longer" heatwaves.
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VIDEO: Australian tennis court 'like sauna'

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 6:30
related countries: Australia Australia

Parts of Australia are seeing soaring temperatures, as a report warns that the country's heatwaves are becoming "hotter and longer".
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Sharapova wins amid extreme heat

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 6:26

Maria Sharapova survives a scare to reach the Australian Open third round as the temperature again exceeds 40C.
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VIDEO: Tennis fans coping with brutal heat

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 14:23
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

As south-east Australia experiences extremely hot weather, a tennis player and ball boy at the Australian Open in Melbourne collapse in the heat.
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I feared I might die in heat - Dodig

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 12:04

Ivan Dodig retires from his second-round match as high temperatures continue to be a major issue at the Australian Open.
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Djokovic & Williams into third round

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 10:33

Defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and top seed Serena Williams win easily to reach round three.
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'Making us play in 42C was inhumane'

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 11:39

Australian Open organisers are criticised for forcing players to compete in intense heat as temperatures hit 42C.
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VIDEO: 42C heat causes havoc in Melbourne

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 9:18

BBC Sport's Alex South reports from Melbourne, where searing heat reaching 42C has been causing havoc for players and fans at the 2014 Australian Open.
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Murray beats Soeda in stifling heat

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 8:11

Andy Murray makes the ideal start to his Australian Open campaign with a quick win over Go Soeda in searing heat.
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Robson determined to come back stronger

Monday, January 13th 2014, 7:45

Laura Robson sets her sights on getting fully fit after a heavy defeat in the first round of the Australian Open.
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Robson & Watson beaten in first round

Monday, January 13th 2014, 5:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British pair Laura Robson and Heather Watson are both knocked out on the opening day of the Australian Open.
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Cockroach removed from man's ear

Friday, January 10th 2014, 20:32

An Australian receives treatment to remove a large cockroach that had burrowed into his ear and defied his efforts remove it with a vacuum cleaner.
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Murray draws Soeda in Australian Open

Friday, January 10th 2014, 0:26
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Japan Japan
related places: Soeda

Andy Murray will play Go Soeda of Japan in the Australian Open first round, while Laura Robson faces Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens.
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Williams 'can win every Slam in 2014'

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 13:21

Serena Williams' coach says she can win all four Grand Slams in 2014, starting with the Australian Open.
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Johnson rested for first one-day game

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 8:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will be rested for the first one-day international against England on Sunday.
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Abbott defends asylum 'closed book'

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 4:50
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Nauru Nauru

The Australian PM defends secrecy over asylum policy, amid reports that boats filled with asylum-seekers are being sent back to Indonesia.
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Injured Robson out of Hobart event

Monday, January 6th 2014, 9:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Laura Robson pulls out with her Australian Open warm-up event in Hobart with a wrist injury.
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Hewitt beats Federer for Brisbane win

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 9:35

Australian Lleyton Hewitt wins his first title since 2010 with victory over Roger Federer at the Brisbane International.
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Weather halts Antarctic ship rescue

Monday, December 30th 2013, 8:23

A third attempt to rescue a ship stranded in East Antarctica fails due to bad weather, with an Australian icebreaker forced to turn back.
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New rescue bid for Antarctic ship

Monday, December 30th 2013, 0:56

An Australian icebreaker reaches East Antarctica in a new bid to free a trapped scientific mission ship, but bad weather is slowing its progress.
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Edberg joins Federer coaching team

Friday, December 27th 2013, 17:20

Two-time Wimbledon winner Stefan Edberg joins former world number one Roger Federer's team ahead of the Australian Open.
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Australian police raid drug lab

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 4:49

Australian police say they have seized drugs with a street value of more than A$43m as well as guns and exotic animals in a series of raids.
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Petrova pulls out of Australian Open

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 19:44
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Nadia Petrova withdraws from the Australian Open after the death of her mother in a car crash in Moscow this month.
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Australian plane to monitor whaling

Sunday, December 22nd 2013, 13:16
related countries: Japan Japan

Australia is to send a surveillance plane to the Southern Ocean in a bid to stop conflict between Japanese whaling vessels and environmentalists.
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Cool box saves Australian fishermen

Saturday, December 21st 2013, 17:22

Rescuers find two Australian men clinging to a cool box in the sea 15 hours after their boat capsizes off New South Wales.
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Viewpoint: Abbott's 2014 challenge

Friday, December 20th 2013, 1:52

Can Australia's PM fulfil his election promises?
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Facebook tourist walks off pier

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 12:31

A Taiwanese tourist is rescued after walking off a pier in the Australian city of Melbourne while checking her Facebook page, police say.
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Falconio killer in second appeal

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 9:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bradley Murdoch launches a second appeal against his conviction for killing British backpacker Peter Falconio in the Australian outback in 2001.
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Murray hopes to repay public support

Monday, December 16th 2013, 6:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

BBC Sports Personality of the Year Andy Murray wants to repay the British public with Australian Open success.
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Australia court bans gay marriage

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 8:43

Australia's High Court has overturned legislation allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), rendering 27 gay marriages invalid.
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VIDEO: Loud noises used to drive away bats

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 15:30

An Australian town is using loud noises in an attempt to drive away an infestation of almost 80,000 bats who are roosting in a local park.
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