Aussies

  • John Isner downs Aussie battler to reach Atlanta semifinals July 26, 2014

    Top seed John Isner has forged ahead into the semifinals at the Atlanta Open after disposing of Australian eighth seed Marinko Matosevic in straight sets on Friday. The towering defending champion was broken in the first game of the match but responded well to claim the contest 76 64, blasting 17...
  • Crocodile hazard on Aussie golf course June 6, 2014

    Sydney: Golfers are facing an unusual feature on a links in tropical northern Australia crocodiles that live in the course's lakes. Two or three crocodiles of just over a metre (three feet) in length have recently been spotted at the Half Moon Bay Golf Course near Queensland state's coastal...
  • Mickey Arthur has no issues with India making rank turners March 12, 2013

    Mohali: Australian coach Mickey Arthur is not complaining that India have prepared rank turners, where some of his players stand "exposed" against spin, as he feels the host nation must prepare tracks that suit their strength. Australia are trailing 0-2 in the four-match series after being outplayed in Chennai and Hyderabad....
  • Grooming Australian Test cricketers a challenge: Di Venuto February 1, 2013

    Bellerive, Tasmania: Australia's new batting coach Michael di Venuto is under no pretensions about the nature of the Test lineup after the retirements of Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey and says he is aware of the difficulties the team could face in India and England this year. Di Venuto, who...
  • Indian captain or coach can be changed, but that doesn't do any longterm good: Sanjeeb Mukherjea January 7, 2013

    Is it time India made wholesale changes to its batting? CNNIBN's Chief Cricket Correspondent Sanjeeb Mukherjea joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Does the whole problem with the Indian cricket today is due to lack of succession planning. Every one knew that Dravid,...
  • Aussie dictionary adds 85 new words, phrases January 12, 2008

    London: Macquarie, the biggest Aussie dictionary, has added 85 new words and phrases in its latest online edition, and is urging people to vote for the one they think should be declared the word of the year. The new entries have been grouped in 17 categories, ranging from business to travel...
  • Aussie govt keen on deporting Haneef to India July 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The Australian Federal Police has rejected media reports that detained Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef was planning an attacks on an Australian target. But the Australian government is reported to be keen on deporting Haneef to India at the earliest. Haneef can now breathe a sigh of relief. The...
  • Size matters for 'Wonderjock' makers November 2, 2006

    Sydney: Size really does count, just ask Australian underwear maker Aussie Bum which has just launched the "Wonderjock" for men who want to look bigger. Since the launch seven days ago, Aussie Bum says it has sold 50,000 pairs of "Wonderjock", mostly on its Web site www.aussiebum.com and a handful of...