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Tennis: Sharapova reaches final

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 6:28

Maria Sharapova trounces Jelena Jankovic 6-3 6-1 to reach the final of the Australian Open.
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Stars pay tribute to Heath Ledger

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 15:37

Hollywood stars, family and fans pay tribute to Australian actor Heath Ledger, who has been found dead aged 28.
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Tennis: Federer to face Djokovic

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 13:37

Champion Roger Federer beats James Blake in straight sets to set up a semi-final with third seed Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open.
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Live - Federer v Blake

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 8:24

Reigning champion Roger Federer takes on James Blake for a place in the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Tennis: Ivanovic beats Venus

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 1:45

Ana Ivanovic will play Daniela Hantuchova in the semi-finals of the Australian Open after a thrilling win over Venus Williams.
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Tennis: Sharapova beats Henin

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 10:24

Maria Sharapova produces a magnificent display of clean hitting to knock world number one Justine Henin out in the Australian Open quarter-finals.
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Tasmanian payout for Aborigines

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 7:19

Aborigines who were taken from their homes as children will get reparation from the Australian state of Tasmania.
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Tennis: Jankovic beats Williams

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 3:58

Third seed Jelena Jankovic beats defending champion Serena Williams 6-3 6-4 to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Tennis: Jankovic beats Williams

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 3:41

Jelena Jankovic beats defending champion Serena Williams to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Tennis: Federer through

Monday, January 21st 2008, 10:18

Defending champion Roger Federer beats Tomas Berdych to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Ivanovic makes last eight

Monday, January 21st 2008, 3:32
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Venus Williams and Ana Ivanovic win to set up a quarter-final clash at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Nalbandian thrashed

Sunday, January 20th 2008, 8:06

Nikolay Davydenko and David Nalbandian suffer heavy defeats on day seven of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Federer wins epic

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 10:17

Roger Federer beats Janko Tipsarevic in a dramatic encounter to reach the last 16 at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Kuznetsova makes shock early exit

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 2:31
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish teenager Agnieszka Radwanska beats second seed Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Roddick out in thriller

Friday, January 18th 2008, 15:20

Sixth seed Andy Roddick crashes out of the Australian Open to Philipp Kohlschreiber after a five-set thriller.
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Tennis: Mauresmo crashes out

Friday, January 18th 2008, 13:00

Former champion Amelie Mauresmo is knocked out of the Australian Open by home favourite Casey Dellacqua.
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Tennis: Nadal reaches round four

Friday, January 18th 2008, 9:19
related countries: France France

Rafael Nadal comes through a testing first set before beating France's Gilles Simon at the Australian Open.
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Australians transfer whaling pair

Friday, January 18th 2008, 5:53
related countries: Japan Japan

An Australian ship returns two activists who boarded a Japanese whaler to their own vessel, ending a stand-off.
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Tennis: Henin sees off Schiavone

Friday, January 18th 2008, 4:08

Top seed Justine Henin and defending champion Serena Williams are early winners on day five of the Australian Open.
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Safin v Baghdatis as it happened

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 13:31

Former finalist Marcos Baghdatis beats ex-champion Marat Safin in five sets at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Baghdatis wins thriller

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 13:29

Marcos Baghdatis overcomes battling former champion Marat Safin in a five-set Australian Open second-round clash.
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State control for Aboriginal dole

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 5:50

The Australian government takes control of 50% of benefits paid to people in an Aboriginal community.
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Tennis: Federer thrashes Santoro

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 3:55

Defending champion Roger Federer drops only three games as he thumps Fabrice Santoro to sweep into the Australian Open third round.
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Sharapova trounces Davenport

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 9:56

Maria Sharapova beats former world number one Lindsay Davenport 6-1 6-3 in the Australian Open second round.
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Tennis: Henin makes round three

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 2:06

Top seed Justine Henin beats Olga Poutchkova in the Australian Open second round, as Serena Williams and Amelie Mauresmo also triumph.
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Tennis: Federer sweeps through

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 11:43

Roger Federer eases into the second round of the Australian Open with a win over Diego Hartfield.
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Tennis: Win for Kuznetsova

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 10:09
related countries: France France

Venus Williams reached the second round of the Australian Open with a far from convincing 6-2 7-5 win over Yan Zi.
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Japan whaling illegal, court says

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 6:40
related countries: Japan Japan

An Australian court rules the activities of the Japanese whaling fleet are illegal, ordering it to halt operations.
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Tennis: Williams goes through

Monday, January 14th 2008, 9:22

Maria Sharapova will meet Lindsay Davenport in the second round of the Australian Open, while Serena Williams and Justine Henin are also through.
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Australian ship seeks out whalers

Wednesday, January 9th 2008, 5:00
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, Japan Japan

An Australian customs vessel heads south to Antarctica to monitor activities of the Japanese whaling fleet.
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Guantanamo man freed in Australia

Saturday, December 29th 2007, 2:38
related countries: Australia Australia

Former Guantanamo detainee David Hicks is released from prison in Australia after completing his sentence.
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Falconio DNA evidence queried

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 9:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian civil libertarians call for a review of the case against the man convicted of killing a British backpacker.
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Australia in Afghan commitment

Saturday, December 22nd 2007, 14:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, France France
related places: Kabul

Australia's new PM Kevin Rudd visits Kabul to pledge support, hours after French leader Nicolas Sarkozy also visits.
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Rudd in surprise visit to Iraq

Friday, December 21st 2007, 14:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Australian PM Kevin Rudd meets Iraqi counterpart Nouri Maliki during an unannounced visit to Baghdad.
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Control order for detainee Hicks

Friday, December 21st 2007, 3:34

An Australian court issues a control order for former Guantanamo detainee David Hicks, ahead of his release.
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Haneef in visa appeal win

Friday, December 21st 2007, 2:02
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Indian doctor briefly linked to UK terror attacks wins a court battle to regain his Australian work visa.
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Rugby: Deans new Wallabies boss

Friday, December 14th 2007, 8:45

New Zealander Robbie Deans is appointed as the first non-Australian coach of the Wallabies.
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Appeal in Aborigine rape case

Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 17:29

Top Australian lawyers appeal against a judge's decision to free nine Aborigine males who raped a young girl.
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Australian Peter Foster jailed

Friday, December 7th 2007, 8:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian man who helped former UK PM's wife Cherie Blair buy property is jailed for fraud.
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Xstrata bids for Australian firm

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 8:13
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss mining group Xstrata makes a $836m offer for Australian coal miner Resource Pacific.
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Rudd takes Australia inside Kyoto

Monday, December 3rd 2007, 9:05

Kevin Rudd is sworn in as Australia's new PM, and immediately signs documents to ratify the Kyoto Protocol.
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Australia's Howard 'loses seat'

Saturday, December 1st 2007, 14:49

The woman who contested outgoing Australian PM John Howard's parliamentary seat claims victory.
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Iraq pledge by Australia PM-elect

Friday, November 30th 2007, 10:38
related countries: Australia Australia, Iraq Iraq

Australian troops will be withdrawn from Iraq by mid-2008, the country's prime minister-elect says.
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Rudd to apologise to Aborigines

Monday, November 26th 2007, 12:22

Australian prime minister-elect Kevin Rudd says he will issue an apology to Aborigines over past mistreatment.
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Rivals ready for Australia polls

Friday, November 23rd 2007, 6:33
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian rivals John Howard and Kevin Rudd set out final campaign pitches, with a general election hours away.
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PM Howard condemns fake leaflets

Thursday, November 22nd 2007, 12:11

Australia's leader condemns fake leaflets claiming rival Labor backed Bali bombers, two days before the election.
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Australia rivals up poll rhetoric

Wednesday, November 21st 2007, 7:23

Australian rivals John Howard and Kevin Rudd increase campaign rhetoric ahead of Saturday's general election.
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Troops 'killed' E Timor reporters

Friday, November 16th 2007, 10:12
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Sydney court rules Indonesian troops deliberately killed five Australian-based journalists in East Timor in 1975.
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Qantas seeks to expand network

Wednesday, November 14th 2007, 10:40

Australian airline Qantas agrees to buy up to 188 planes, as it plans to widen its Asian schedules.
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Australia airline 'fat tax' urged

Monday, November 12th 2007, 12:18

A leading Australian nutritionist urges airlines to charge obese passengers more for their seats.
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Howard launches election campaign

Monday, November 12th 2007, 5:26

Australian PM John Howard officially launches his campaign for re-election at an event in the city of Brisbane.
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New child in hospital over GHB

Friday, November 9th 2007, 13:51

Another Australian child is ill after eating toy parts found to contain a substance linked to date rape drug GHB.
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Thorpe in clear over drugs test

Wednesday, November 7th 2007, 10:42

A probe into Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe's drugs test result is dropped because of a lack of evidence.
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Pre-election Australian rate rise

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 23:27

Australian interest rates rise to an 11-year high, weeks before PM John Howard's government seeks re-election.
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Racing: Efficient wins Melbourne

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 4:33

Efficient comes from behind to beat UK-trained Purple Moon and win the 147th Melbourne Cup.
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'Brave battle' of late newsreader

Sunday, November 4th 2007, 18:13

Friends of the TV star found dead at a notorious suicide spot in Sydney describe her "battle" with depression.
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