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Briton Evans into US Open third round

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 22:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

British number three Dan Evans extends his superb run at the US Open with a second-round win over Bernard Tomic.
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Australia eyes day-night Test matches

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 22:40

Day-night Test matches could be played in Australia within the next three years as trials are announced by Cricket Australia.
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Finch stars as Aussies beat England

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 22:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Southampton

Aaron Finch hits a record 156 off 63 balls as Australia beat England by 39 runs in the first Twenty20 international.
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England Women win to regain Ashes

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 17:03

England regain the Women's Ashes by beating Australia by five wickets in their second Twenty20 match in Southampton.
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Harris gives Australia injury scare

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 11:39

Australia's Ashes man of the series Ryan Harris is ruled out for up to two months with a hamstring injury.
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Viewpoint: Where do Australia rivals stand on foreign policy?

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 23:48

Where do Australia rivals stand on foreign policy?
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Australia's Essendon in doping blow

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 4:23
related places: Essendon

Australia's famed Essendon football club is slapped with record sanctions after its players were given a "deeply disturbing" supplements programme.
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VIDEO: Is Australia politics 'a shocker?'

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 3:04
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

As Australia prepares to go to the polls, Ali Moore reports from the most marginal seat in Australia, Corangamite in Victoria, to gauge the mood of voters.
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Cook among big England names rested

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 12:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook, James Anderson, Ian Bell, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann rested for ODI series against Australia.
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Australia election: Why is voting compulsory?

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 1:37

Why is casting your ballot compulsory in Australia?
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Cook savours 'dream' winning feeling

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 21:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook describes his team's 3-0 Ashes triumph over Australia as "what dreams are made of".
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Snicko 'could be used in winter Ashes'

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 10:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Snicko could be used in this winter's Ashes series between England and hosts Australia, according to the ICC's chief executive.
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Rain washes out fourth day at Oval

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 15:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Persistent rain prevents any play on the fourth day of the final Ashes Test between England and Australia at in London.
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Patient England crawl towards safety

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 18:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England close a dour third day of the final Ashes Test against Australia at The Oval 245 runs behind at 247-4.
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Lehmann fined for Broad comments

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 20:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia coach Darren Lehmann is fined 20% of his match fee following his criticism of England bowler Stuart Broad.
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Smith century keeps Australia on top

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 18:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Steve Smith hits a maiden Test century for Australia as England close day two of the final Ashes Test 460 runs behind on 32-0.
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England seek to level Women's Ashes

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 14:48

England attempt to level the Women's Ashes series against Australia with victory in the second one-day international at Hove.
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UN: Australia must release refugees

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 12:47

Australia must release 46 arbitrarily detained refugees, a United Nations watchdog group reports.
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Watson dominates new England attack

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 17:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shane Watson dismantles England's debutant bowlers and scores his first Ashes century as Australia reach 307-4.
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Australia rivals in second debate

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 12:31

Australia's election rivals face off in an occasionally heated second election debate, less than three weeks before the polls.
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Faulkner to make Australia Test bow

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 15:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner will make his Test debut in the final Ashes match against England on Wednesday.
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Dozens rescued after asylum capsize

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 6:32
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

More than 100 people are rescued after a boat carrying asylum-seekers capsizes off Australia's Christmas Island.
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Broad defends decision not to walk

Monday, August 19th 2013, 23:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's Stuart Broad defends his decision not to walk after edging the ball to slip in the first Ashes Test against Australia.
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Carberry gets England T20 call

Monday, August 19th 2013, 17:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hampshire

Hampshire opener Michael Carberry is named in the England squad for two Twenty20 matches against Australia.
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Australia's business-savvy refugees

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 23:01

Refugees' contribution to Australia's economy
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NZ put six tries past Australia

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 12:17
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Ben Smith's hat-trick helps New Zealand beat old rivals Australia in the opening match of the Rugby Championship.
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Ponting: Give Aussie youngsters time

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 10:26

Former captain Ricky Ponting urges Australia's selectors to show patience with their struggling young batsmen.
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Australia stakes claim on Stubbs duo

Friday, August 16th 2013, 10:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The National Gallery of Australia insists it has a greater claim to two 18th Century paintings by George Stubbs of a dingo and a kangaroo than a UK museum seeking funds to buy them.
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VIDEO: Trapped horse pulled from mud

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 15:21

A horse that became trapped in a muddy ditch for several days is recovering in Australia after a complex rescue operation.
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England's women draw Ashes Test

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 17:40

England's women bat through the final afternoon of the only Ashes Test to earn a draw with Australia at Wormsley.
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VIDEO: Baby whale rescued in Australia

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 16:23
related places: Gold Coast

A nine metres long baby humpback whale is rescued off Australia's Gold Coast after becoming entangled in shark nets.
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Lehmann warns Australia batsmen

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 10:55
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia coach Darren Lehmann criticises his side's batsmen and says their careers are on the line after losing the Ashes.
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From little Gaza to chunky Australia

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 23:00

Leaving Gaza for Australia, who wouldn't be obsessed with size?
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Rogers ton gives Australia control

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 17:12

Chris Rogers' gutsy 101 not out gives Australia the advantage in an absorbing fourth Ashes Test at Chester-le-Street.
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Viewpoint: Does PNG back Australia's asylum deal?

Friday, August 9th 2013, 0:00

How Papua New Guinea views Australia asylum deal
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Murdoch row amid Australia campaign

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 6:35

A row deepens in Australia as a tabloid owned by Rupert Murdoch continues to rubbish PM Kevin Rudd, depicting him as a bumbling Nazi.
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Pietersen infuriated by cheat claims

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 11:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen denies reports claiming he may have used tape on his bat to prevent edges being detected by Hot Spot.
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England want to win series - Flower

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 7:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cook

England team director Andy Flower says his side are focused on a series win rather than celebrating retaining the Ashes.
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Australia cuts rates to record low

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 6:18

Australia's central bank cuts its benchmark interest rate to a new record low, in an attempt to spur a fresh wave of economic growth.
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Australia can draw series - Clarke

Monday, August 5th 2013, 18:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Michael Clarke says Australia can recover from failing to regain the Ashes by drawing the series with England.
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Rain helps England retain Ashes

Monday, August 5th 2013, 15:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England retain the Ashes by drawing the third Test as rain ends Australia's final-day victory push at Old Trafford.
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VIDEO: Australian election campaign begins

Monday, August 5th 2013, 13:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's political parties have swung into campaign mode, a day after Prime Minister Kevin Rudd called an election for 7 September.
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Australian jockey dies in fall

Monday, August 5th 2013, 11:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Jockey Simone Montgomerie dies following a fall at the Darwin Cup meeting in Australia.
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Australia election campaign begins

Monday, August 5th 2013, 4:09

Australia's political parties swing into campaign mode after an election date is announced, with the economy the key focus for both sides.
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Warner embraces 'villain' status

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 18:22

Australia batsman David Warner says he has learned to embrace his role as pantomime villain during the third Ashes Test.
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Pietersen century checks Australia

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 17:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits a crucial 113 as England edge towards avoiding the follow-on on a gripping day of Ashes cricket.
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Chiefs beat Brumbies to retain title

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 11:22
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's Chiefs win their second successive Super Rugby title with a 27-22 victory over Australia's Brumbies at Waikato Stadium.
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Clarke praises battling Australia

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 20:39

Michael Clarke praises the character of his Australia side after his 187 puts them in charge of the third Ashes Test.
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Australia tighten grip on third Test

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 17:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia continue to dictate the course of the third Ashes Test, reducing England to 52-2 in reply to 527-7 declared.
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Miners desecrated Aboriginal site

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 9:50

A mining company is convicted and fined for desecrating an Aboriginal site in Australia, in the first court ruling of its kind.
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Australia unveils bank deposit levy

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 5:56

Australia unveils a levy on some bank deposits for a stability fund aimed at safeguarding against a banking collapse.
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Rogers salutes Clarke's century

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 19:39

Australia's Chris Rogers describes Michael Clarke's century on day one of the third Ashes Test as a "massive" moment in the series.
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Clarke century puts Australia on top

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 17:39

Michael Clarke hits a vital century as Australia breathe life into their Ashes campaign on day one of the third Test.
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England wary of past mistakes - Cook

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 21:00
related places: Cook

England must not think about winning the Ashes when they face Australia at Old Trafford, says captain Alastair Cook.
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Clarke says Ashes win still possible

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 13:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia captain Michael Clarke insists the tourists can still win the Ashes despite heading into the third Test 2-0 down to England.
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Pietersen Test chances 'pretty good'

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 12:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen's chances of being fit to face Australia in the third Ashes Test are "pretty good", says England captain Alastair Cook.
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Charges sought in Australia probe

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 8:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Two Australian state lawmakers should be charged with corruption, a probe finds, in a move that could hit Labor ahead of an imminent election.
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No thoughts of whitewash - Anderson

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 15:08
related places: Anderson

Seamer James Anderson says England are not contemplating a 5-0 Ashes series whitewash over Australia.
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England face Australia at World Cup

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 6:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ashes rivals England and Australia will meet on the opening day of the 2015 World Cup after being drawn in the same group.
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Warner available for third Test

Monday, July 29th 2013, 11:08

Batsman David Warner will rejoin the Australia squad on Monday and be available for the third Ashes Test at Old Trafford.
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Rio Tinto offloads Northparkes stake

Monday, July 29th 2013, 5:00
related countries: China China

Rio Tinto agrees a deal to sell its 80% stake in Northparkes copper and gold mine in Australia to China Molybednum for $820m (£530m).
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Dream over for boat people back in Sri Lanka

Monday, July 29th 2013, 0:28
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The despair of the boat people Australia sent home
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