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Ruthless Murray powers into semis

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 7:03

Andy Murray beats Jeremy Chardy to set up a meeting with Roger Federer in the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Stephens beats injury-hit Serena

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 4:51

Title favourite Serena Williams is knocked out of the Australian Open by Sloane Stephens in a huge quarter-final upset.
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Sharapova and Li make semi-finals

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 12:08

Maria Sharapova maintains her impressive run at the Australian Open and will face China's Li Na in the semi-finals.
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Djokovic defeats Berdych in four

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 11:40

Novak Djokovic books place in the semi-final of the Australian Open by beating Tomas Berdych 6-1 4-6 6-1 6-4
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Ferrer fights back to win in five

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 7:29

Spain's David Ferrer keeps his Australian Open hopes alive with an extraordinary five-set win over compatriot Nicolas Almagro.
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Library in Armstrong pledge prank

Monday, January 21st 2013, 4:34

A sign in an Australian library promising to reshelve books by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong in the fiction section causes an approving stir.
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Djokovic defeats Wawrinka in epic

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 15:50

Defending champion Novak Djokovic survives a scare to beat Stanislas Wawrinka in a five-hour epic at the Australian Open.
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Sharapova & Ferrer reach quarters

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 9:36

Maria Sharapova and David Ferrer make easy progress into the quarter-finals with convincing wins on day seven at the Australian Open.
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Murray ready to face weary Simon

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 6:35

Andy Murray will face a weary Gilles Simon in the Australian Open fourth round on Monday.
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Brisbane Heat win Aussie Big Bash

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 13:38

Brisbane Heat beat Perth Scorchers by 34 runs to win the Australian Big Bash Twenty20 competition.
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Robson knocked out of Australian Open

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 9:07
related countries: United States United States

Laura Robson's Australian Open campaign comes to an end in a straight sets third-round defeat by American Sloane Stephens.
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Murray edges battling Berankis

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 6:26
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania

Andy Murray holds his nerve to see off the tricky challenge of Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis and reach the last 16 of the Australian Open.
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VIDEO: Sydney bakes in hottest day ever

Friday, January 18th 2013, 14:26

The Australian city of Sydney is experiencing its hottest day on record, with temperatures reaching nearly 46C.
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VIDEO: Gold nugget prospector 'very happy'

Friday, January 18th 2013, 12:16

A prospector who found a gold nugget weighing 5.5kg (12lb) in the Australian town of Ballarat is said to be "very happy".
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Djokovic marches on in Melbourne

Friday, January 18th 2013, 10:18
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Novak Djokovic books his place in the last 16 with a straight-sets win against Czech veteran Radek Stepanek at the Australian Open.
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Brilliant Sharapova hammers Venus

Friday, January 18th 2013, 10:01

Second seed Maria Sharapova thrashes Venus Williams 6-1 6-3 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
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VIDEO: Australia bushfires rage in Victoria

Friday, January 18th 2013, 7:15
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Fire crews in the Australian state of Victoria are battling a large and fast-moving bushfire which is burning out of control.
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Australia outlaw Kelly remembered

Friday, January 18th 2013, 6:12

Hundreds of descendants attend a memorial for Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, more than 130 years after he was hanged for murder.
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Murray and Robson target last 16

Friday, January 18th 2013, 5:57

Britain's Andy Murray and Laura Robson will battle for places in the last 16 at the Australian Open on Saturday.
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Watson loses to classy Radwanska

Friday, January 18th 2013, 2:19
related countries: Poland Poland

Heather Watson's Australian Open run comes to an end with a straight-sets defeat by Polish fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska in round three.
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Win one of the biggest - Robson

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 16:47

Laura Robson describes her late-night win over Petra Kvitova at the Australian Open as one of the biggest of her career.
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Robson stuns Kvitova in marathon

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 13:41

Laura Robson beats former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in a three-hour marathon to reach the Australian Open's third round.
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Federer brushes aside Davydenko

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 11:38

Roger Federer beats Nikolay Davydenko in straight sets to set up a third-round match with Bernard Tomic in the Australian Open.
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Azarenka and Serena power through

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 7:23
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams both win while Roger Federer plays later on day four of the Australian Open.
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Murray races to emphatic victory

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 4:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

Britain's Andy Murray reaches the Australian Open third round with a straight-sets victory over Joao Sousa in Melbourne.
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Sharapova to face Venus Williams

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 12:17

Former champion Maria Sharapova will meet Venus Williams in the third round of the Australian Open.
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Murray set to face extreme heat

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 9:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray could face temperatures close to 40C when he plays Joao Sousa in the Australian Open on Thursday.
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Australian Open day three round-up

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 8:27

Novak Djokovic, Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova and David Ferrer all win on day three of the Australian Open.
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Serena victorious despite injury

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 7:41

Serena Williams says she will fight through the pain after injuring an ankle in her round one win at the Australian Open.
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Australian Open day two round-up

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 4:45
related countries: Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles

Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams are among the early winners on day two of the Australia Open.
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Australian Open day one round-up

Monday, January 14th 2013, 12:30

Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams are among the early winners on the opening day of the Australian Open.
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Watson fights back for gutsy win

Monday, January 14th 2013, 11:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Heather Watson shows her fighting spirit to reach the Australian Open second round with victory over Alexandra Cadantu.
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Murray ready to start title bid

Monday, January 14th 2013, 5:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Britain's Andy Murray starts his Australian Open campaign against Dutchman Robin Haase at midnight on Tuesday.
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Bushfires rage on in Australia

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 8:54
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian firefighters are continuing to tackle more than 100 bushfires, which the government says have been exacerbated by climate change.
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VIDEO: Australia on alert as fires rage

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 8:15

Firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales are continuing to battle more than a hundred fires - while emergency teams in several other states also face challenging conditions.
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Murray draws Haase in Aussie Open

Friday, January 11th 2013, 1:04

Britain's Andy Murray is drawn against Dutchman Robin Haase in the first round of the Australian Open.
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VIDEO: Australia heat sparks chart change

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 10:22

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology explains why it has added new colours to its weather charts.
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VIDEO: Australian bush fires 'catastrophic'

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 18:31

Firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales are battling some of the worst fires they have ever faced, with high winds, extremely dry vegetation and temperatures above 40C.
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VIDEO: Homes destroyed in fire-hit Tasmania

Monday, January 7th 2013, 22:16

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is visiting wildfire-hit regions in Tasmania, as crews continued to battle blazes in the state.
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Australian coal miner hit by hoax

Monday, January 7th 2013, 8:38

Shares in Australian coal miner Whitehaven fall almost 9% after a fake press release claims one of the firm's lenders has withdrawn funding.
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Australia PM visits fire-hit area

Monday, January 7th 2013, 5:05

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is visiting wildfire-hit regions in Tasmania, amid warnings of more searing hot weather across the country.
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Tasmania seeks missing after fire

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 11:26

Australian police are looking for 100 people unaccounted for after wildfires which have ravaged parts of southern Tasmania.
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Tasmania fires strand thousands

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 4:12

Bushfires blaze across the Australian island of Tasmania, stranding thousands of people and destroying at least 100 homes.
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Landmark Australia trees 'torched'

Friday, January 4th 2013, 12:42

Two ghost gum trees made famous by the work of Aboriginal Australian artist Albert Namatjira are found burnt in a suspected arson attack.
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Watson out of Australia warm-up

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 8:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Heather Watson withdraws from the Moorilla Hobart International, just a week before the start of the Australian Open.
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Murray 'better prepared' for 2013

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 10:16

Britain's Andy Murray says he is feeling more relaxed as he prepares for this month's Australian Open.
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Sharapova out of Brisbane event

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 9:53

Maria Sharapova pulls out of the Brisbane International on Tuesday as a precaution before the Australian Open.
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Djokovic suffers scare in Perth

Monday, December 31st 2012, 10:48
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Novak Djokovic is involved in an incident with fans while representing Serbia at the Hopman Cup in Perth.
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Serena eyes 2013 Grand Slam sweep

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 13:29

Serena Williams wants to win all four Grand Slams in the same season for the first time ahead of the Australian Open.
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Ex-England cricketer Tony Greig dies

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 6:12

Former England cricket captain and TV commentator Tony Greig has died aged 66, his employers at Australian broadcaster Nine Network confirm.
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Nadal will miss Australian Open

Friday, December 28th 2012, 15:57

Rafael Nadal withdraws from the 2013 Australian Open as a result of a stomach virus hampering his recovery from knee injury.
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Video shows kidnapped Australian

Wednesday, December 26th 2012, 17:18
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Australian national Warren Rodwell, held hostage for more than year by Philippine Islamists, is shown alive in a video posted on social media.
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Zvonareva to miss Australian Open

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 10:27
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian Vera Zvonareva will miss the Australian Open in January with a recurrence of a shoulder injury.
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Deadly snakes in toddler wardrobe

Friday, December 21st 2012, 6:00

An Australian toddler has a lucky escape after eggs he stashed in his wardrobe hatched deadly snakes.
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Court clears Australian Speaker

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 8:26

An Australian court rejects a sexual harassment case against former Speaker of Parliament Peter Slipper, calling it a "political attack".
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