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  1. News - Asia

    Conservative leader Abbott expected to win Australian election as polls open

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 10:49am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney A confident Abbott, who is often photographed in his swimming costume at his local Manly Beach, was accompanied by his wife and daughters in warm spring sunshine Australia’s conservative leader Tony Abbott, expected to win national elections on Saturday and end six years of Labor rule, cast his vote at a Sydney surf club, joking he’d rather be enjoying ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Del Piero signs up for second year in Australia

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 11:58am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Alessandro Del Piero confirmed the worst kept secret in Australian soccer on Thursday when the former Italy and Juventus great said he would be staying for a second year at Sydney FC. Signed last September in the most lucrative deal in Australian sport, the 38-year-old striker has had the impact both on and off the field that the A-League club banked US$2.06 million ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    ‘Spawn bank’ holds hopes for future of Great Barrier Reef

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 02:55pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney For the past two years Australian scientists have been collecting and storing billions of reproductive cells from the Great Barrier Reef, hoping that this “spawn bank” ... are collected and frozen separately, on site, then brought back to the Taronga Western Plains Zoo in the town of Dubbo, some 400km northwest of Sydney. If needed, the cells could be mixed and fertilised ...

  4. Business

    Australian iron ore port to reopen, cyclone threat passes

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 01:46pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney The Australian port of Dampier, which handles close to a fifth of the world’s seabourne iron ore trade for resources giant Rio Tinto , will reopen on Saturday after a two-day closure due to a cyclone off the northwest Australian coast. “The cyclone danger has passed and we will be resume ship loading later on Saturday morning,” a spokeswoman for the port told ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Thirimanne shines before Sri Lanka fall for 294

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 02:14pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia’s four-pronged pace attack overcame spirited resistance from Lahiru Thirimanne and Mahela Jayawardene before dismissing Sri Lanka for 294 to bring an end ... penultimate innings as captain, threatened to make a sunny day in Sydney their own. Ultimately though, Australia captain Michael Clarke’s decision on winning the toss to send his pacemen out to bowl ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Fire destroys 80 cars at Sydney Olympic stadium

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Fire chief says grass fire that spread to vehicles probably caused by cigarette butt Eighty cars were destroyed or badly damaged in a devastating fire at Sydney’s Olympic Park which investigators on Monday said was likely started by a “stupid” individual discarding a cigarette. More than 50 firefighters battled the blaze in the car park ...

  7. News - Asia

    Prince Harry helps Sydney celebrate navy centenary

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 10:20am by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... Associated Press in Sydney Britain’s Prince Harry has glided through Sydney’s harbour on board a navy ship to help celebrate the centenary of the fledgling Australian navy fleet’s first ... of the original Royal Australian Navy fleet a century ago. Dozens of warships from 17 nations are in Sydney this weekend for the fleet review. Harry is in Australia’s largest city for just one day as part ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Australia’s A-League considering Asian expansion

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 03:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s domestic A-League could eventually expand into Asia with Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia showing interest, senior officials said on Tuesday. ... will become the largest and most popular sport in the country - one day,” he said while heaping praise on marquee stars Alessandro Del Piero [Sydney FC], Emile Heskey [Newcastle] and Shinji Ono ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Hot Spot dropped for winter Ashes series

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 09:43am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney The decision-review technology known as Hot Spot has been dumped just weeks before Australia’s Ashes series against England, reports said on Thursday. The controversial infrared camera system has been dropped by the host broadcaster due to costs, Hot Spot’s Australian inventor Warren Brennan told Fairfax Media. The decision-review device, which uses heat ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Australian batsman Warner in trouble again

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 01:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Controversial Australia batsman David Warner was in more trouble on Tuesday after being disciplined by Cricket New South Wales for failing to show up for a grade game last weekend. The explosive opener, who has fallen from grace after a series of incidents that culminated in his punching of England’s Joe Root earlier this year, was supposed to turn ...




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