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  • Hamstrung captain Clarke set to miss more cricket

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Clarke, sidelined with a hamstring injury, may not be fit until the "back end" of the triangular one-day tournament with Zimbabwe and South Africa, according to stand-in skipper George Bailey. Clarke...
  • Australian billionaire politician apologizes for TV tirade over China

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian mining magnate and politician Clive Palmer has apologized to China's ambassador to Australia for a tirade in which he referred to the Chinese government as "bastards", setting off a firestorm in Canberra and Beijing. The...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Ledecky breaks 1500 meters world record at Pan Pacs

    (Reuters) - American teenager Katie Ledecky broke her second world record in less than 24 hours while Michael Phelps suffered a rare defeat at the Pan Pacific championships in Australia on Sunday. Ledecky hacked almost six seconds off her 1,500 metres...
  • 'Paper Planes' Wins Australia's Richest Film Prize at CinefestOz

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - BUSSELTON, West Australia - Robert Connolly's "Paper Planes" claimed the richest festival award in Australia on Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014). The film was named as the winner of the first prize at the CinefestOZ festival (Aug. 20-...
  • Ledecky breaks world record to overshadow Phelps

    (Reuters) - It's not often that Michael Phelps gets upstaged in the pool, especially when he wins. But that's exactly what happened at the Pan Pacific championships on Saturday. Phelps won his first individual gold medal at an international meet in two...
  • Proud, but could do better, says Al Blacks coach Hansen

    AUCKLAND (Reuters) - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen was quietly satisfied with his side's 51-20 thrashing of Australia to retain the Bledisloe Cup on Saturday but felt they could have played even better. The world champions ran in six tries, two to...
  • Olympics-Australia win women's rugby, France take men's gold

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Unbeaten Australia claimed women's rugby sevens gold in the sport's debut at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday after a hat-trick from flying winger Dominique du Toit helped them to a 38-10 win over Canada. In the men's...
  • World record holder Meilutyte wins gold at Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Big things are expected of world record holder and Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing and the Lithuanian did not disappoint on Monday, cruising to gold in the women's 50 meters breaststroke...