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3rd ODI: Jos Buttler delivers series win for England Down Under

3rd ODI: Jos Buttler delivers series win for England Down Under

A scintillating century from Jos Buttler brought England a 16-run win and a one-day international series victory against Australia here today.

Jan 21, 2018, 18:23 PM IST
Australia vs England: Josh Hazlewood ruled out, Tim Paine doubtful for 2nd ODI

Australia vs England: Josh Hazlewood ruled out, Tim Paine doubtful for 2nd ODI

Australian quick Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of Friday's second one-day international against England in Brisbane with illness, while gloveman Alex Carey has been called up to cover for Tim Paine.

Jan 18, 2018, 21:25 PM IST
Angelique Kerber beats Ashleigh Barty to win Sydney International

Angelique Kerber beats Ashleigh Barty to win Sydney International

Germany's Angelique Kerber beat Australia's Ashleigh Barty in straight sets to win the Sydney International for her ninth consecutive win of the new season on Saturday.

Jan 13, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin reach semis in Sydney International with two wins in a row

Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin reach semis in Sydney International with two wins in a row

Rohan Bopanna began his partnership with Edouard Roger-Vasselin with consecutive straight-set wins in a single day to reach the semifinals of the Sydney International, here on Wednesday.

Jan 10, 2018, 20:18 PM IST
Garbine Muguruza withdraws from Sydney International after defeating Kiki Bertens

Garbine Muguruza withdraws from Sydney International after defeating Kiki Bertens

Hours after battling past Kiki Bertens 6-3, 7-6(6) to advance to the quarterfinals, the 24-year-old Spanish top seed withdrew with a right thigh injury.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Defending champion Johanna Konta, Venus Williams make first-round exit at Sydney International

Defending champion Johanna Konta, Venus Williams make first-round exit at Sydney International

Defending champion Johanna Konta suffered a reversal of last year’s final when she was bundled out in the first round of the Sydney International by Agnieszka Radwanska on Tuesday.

Jan 09, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
England captain Joe Root's Ashes struggle ends in the hospital

England captain Joe Root's Ashes struggle ends in the hospital

The young England captain finished the demanding five-Test series debilitated by a stomach bug which flared overnight and sent him to hospital.

Jan 08, 2018, 15:08 PM IST
US Open champion Sloane Stephens bundled out in Sydney

US Open champion Sloane Stephens bundled out in Sydney

Stephens, who has not played since the Fed Cup final in November, looked rusty against the big-hitting Camila Giorgi and made 35 unforced errors as she lost 6-3, 6-0 to the 26-year-old in just over an hour.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
'Hottest' Ashes Test day on record as Australia swelters

'Hottest' Ashes Test day on record as Australia swelters

More than 200 weather records were broken nationwide during the last summer, with intense heatwaves, bushfires and flooding plaguing the December 2016-February 2017 season.

Jan 07, 2018, 13:22 PM IST
Ashes: Australia end Day 2 in the ascendancy thanks to Usman Khawaja-Steve Smith stand

Ashes: Australia end Day 2 in the ascendancy thanks to Usman Khawaja-Steve Smith stand

Smith and Khawaja batted through the final session in a 107-run partnership after openers Cameron Bancroft and David Warner had departed earlier in Australia`s reply to England`s 346.

Jan 05, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Ashes, 5th Test: England all out for 346 in Sydney

Ashes, 5th Test: England all out for 346 in Sydney

Steve Smith pulled off a stunning one-handed catch to dismiss Dawid Malan for 62, but the Australians were guilty of two embarrassing dropped catches to give England a helping hand.

Jan 05, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
Ashes: Australia gain the upper hand late on Day 1 in Sydney

Ashes: Australia gain the upper hand late on Day 1 in Sydney

 Australia stunned England with two late wickets, including that of Joe Root for 83, to leave the tourists wobbling on 233 for five at the end of the rain-disrupted opening day of the fifth and final Test on Thursday. 

Jan 04, 2018, 15:36 PM IST

Six killed in Sydney seaplane crash

All six occupants on board a tourist seaplane were killed on Sunday after it crashed into a bay north of Sydney.

Dec 31, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
Hours before new year celebrations, 6 dead in Sydney seaplane crash

Hours before new year celebrations, 6 dead in Sydney seaplane crash

Six people were killed when a seaplane crashed into a river in Australia on Sunday, police said, with divers recovering three bodies so far.

Dec 31, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Ashes: Ashton Agar ready for another spin tilt at England in Sydney

Ashes: Ashton Agar ready for another spin tilt at England in Sydney

Ashton Agar said on Sunday he was ready for another crack at England after being called into Australia's squad as the second spin-bowling option for this week's final Ashes Test in Sydney.

Dec 31, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
Australia's first same-sex couples get married

Australia's first same-sex couples get married

Two lesbian couples have become the first people to legally celebrate a same-sex wedding in Australia.

Dec 17, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Golf: Lucas Herbert leads Jason Day by one shot at Australian Open

Golf: Lucas Herbert leads Jason Day by one shot at Australian Open

A charging Jason Day drilled a birdie putt just wide of the 18th hole and had to settle for second place behind young compatriot Lucas Herbert at the halfway stage of the Australian Open on Friday.

Nov 24, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Jordan Spieth struggles, Jason Day shines at Australian Open

Jordan Spieth struggles, Jason Day shines at Australian Open

Jason Day made a spectacular return to the Australian Open on Thursday, finishing the first round just three shots off the lead as the defending champion Jordan Spieth struggled in tricky conditions.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
This doctor's miraculous escape from shark attack

This doctor's miraculous escape from shark attack

Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) A British doctor on Tuesday said that he escaped a shark by punching it in the face after the animal tried to attack him in Australia.

Nov 14, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
Public ire over 'raunchy' Honey Birdette lingerie ad in Australia

Public ire over 'raunchy' Honey Birdette lingerie ad in Australia

A woman said that she avoided walking past the store at the Macquarie Centre because she did not want her children to see the window banners.

Nov 09, 2017, 21:11 PM IST