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Australian GP: Hamilton edges out 'fired up' Vettel.

Lewis Hamilton edged out a "fired up" Sebastian Vettel for Ferrari to claim pole for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne Saturday.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Back from the dead? Thought to be extinct, multiple 'sightings' have scientists searching for Tasmanian tiger.

As part of an expedition to begin next month, scientists plan to set up more than 50 camera traps to try to spot a 'tiger' - actually a dog-like marsupial with a striped back

- National Post - CA

Shamubeel Eaqub: Kiwi lessons for Aussie house dreams.

OPINION: Australia is thinking of ideas to use super to buy houses, and there are some lessons from New Zealand's experience.

- Stuff - NZ

Who is Premier Li Keqiang?.

He made headlines after warning Australia to stay out of China and the United States' quarrels, but who exactly is Premier Li Keqiang?The Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China is the country's second-most...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Kuldeep using Warne's tips.

Kuldeep Yadav's inclusion for the fourth Test was supposed to be the surprise element and he indeed took the Australians by surprise. The left-arm chinaman, who idolizes Shane Warne, had picked tips from the legendary Australian leg-spinner during his commentary stint for the first Test at Pune.Kuldeep, who took four ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

A change that changed it all!.

When a 10-year-old Kuldeep Yadav arrived at the cricket academy of coach Kapil Pandey in Kanpur, he nursed the dreams of emulating Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram. Pandey, however, found his frail built unsuitable for fast bowling and veered him towards spin. And thus began the journey of an Indian chinaman bowler, a ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Climate change killing Great Barrier Reef.

Rising sea temperatures have triggered a massive dying off of the Great Barrier Reef, and researchers warn it may never recover with more damage to come. Once rich with coral and sea life, 90 percent of the Great Barrier Reef today is composed of large swafts of bleached white or dead coral. Warm se...

- The Raw Story - US

UTS Professor detained in China, stopped from boarding return flight to Australia.

A Sydney professor and critic of growing Chinese government influence in Australia says he has been prevented from boarding a flight to return home, and has been told he's "not allowed to leave China".

- ABC News - AU

Cracks and bounce to please Aussie quicks.

Australia wicketkeeper Matthew Wade says pacemen Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins should be a handful on the pitch in Dharamsala.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Dixie Chicks take a swipe at Donald Trump during Australian concert.

If country music was a cliché, all that was missing from Saturday night's Dixie Chicks concert in Australia was a table of grandma's best cooking and redneck propaganda.

- Stuff - NZ

China: Even if we're putting missiles on South China Sea islands, we're not militarizing them.

REUTERS/Jason LeeChina is not militarizing the South China Sea, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, although he acknowledged that defense equipment on islands in the disputed waterway had been placed there to maintain "freedom of navigation". China has drawn international criticism for large-scale building in the South China ...

- Business Insider - US

Hamilton holds off Vettel challenge to take Australian Grand Prix pole

Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest ever lap at Albert Park to claim pole for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. The British driver held off the challenge of German Sebastian Vettel, who also starts on the front row.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Australian and Chinese firms to run new railway for 10 years

An Australian engineering firm will jointly run and maintain the line with China Road and Bridge Company.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

Sydney, Australia, Mar 25 - Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change. Millions of people from some 170 countries and territories are expected to take part in the annual bid to highlight global ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

China's President Xi Xinping claims to be free trade champion again

China’s leader has made another pitch to be the world’s leader of globalization after the country yesterday agreed to promote free trade with Australia. Chinese President Xi Jinping called for the world to follow a “more dynamic, inclusive and sustainable economic globalization process” in a letter ...

- City AM - UK

Shamubeel Eaqub: Kiwi lessons for Aussie house dreams

OPINION: Australia is thinking of ideas to use super to buy houses, and there are some lessons from New Zealand's experience. It's a short-term and politically convenient salve, allowing some people to buy. But without fixing the longstanding, underlying problems of the housing market, it just adds more demand and makes ...

- Stuff - NZ

Shane Warne's tips come in handy for Kuldeep

Newcomer Kuldeep Yadav on Saturday revealed he had learnt some tricks of the trade from none other than Aussie spin legend Shane Warne, after scripting a memorable debut against Australia in Dharamsala.

- Times Of India - IN

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Sourav Ganguly says hosts' batsmen will have to step up in Virat Kohli's absence

Sourav Ganguly said India will have to bat out of their skin in the absence of injured skipper Virat Kohli to gain an upper hand in the ongoing fourth and final cricket Test against Australia in Dharamsala. The post India vs Australia, 4th Test: Sourav Ganguly says hosts' batsmen will have to step up in Virat Kohli's ...

- Firstpost - IN

Smith ton helps Australia to 300 after Kuldeep shines on debut

Australia skipper Steve Smith's third century of the series and India spinner Kuldeep Yadav's memorable debut left the fourth and final Test between the teams evenly poised on Saturday

- BDNews24 - BD

News24.com | Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge have plunged into darkness to mark Earth Hour to draw attention to climate change.

- News24.com - ZA

Owned by FFA: How half a million footballers and soccer coaches signed away their rights to privacy

Football's national body has issued an ultimatum to a Sydney father who devotes his free time to coach his son's team at weekends: Sign away your name and image rights to us or walk away from the sport.

- The Sydney Morning Herald - AU

Sydney drivers pay twice as much for parking fines as New York

Sydney drivers face some of the highest parking fines in the world, while Melbourne charges less for parking offences but collects millions of dollars more in fines.

- The Sydney Morning Herald - AU

Dharamsala Test: Shane Warne's tips come in handy for Kuldeep Yadav

Newcomer Kuldeep Yadav on Saturday revealed he had learnt some tricks of the trade from none other than Aussie spin legend Shane Warne, after scripting a memorable debut against Australia in Dharamsala.

- Times Of India - IN

Feels nice that flipper taught by Warne got me Warner: Kuldeep

Young chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav, who today made a memorable debut with a four-wicket haul against Australia, revealed that legendary Shane Warne taught him to bowl the flipper which he used to get his maiden Test wicket of David Warner.At the start of the Test series in Pune, chief coach Anil Kumble took Kuldeep to ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

India vs Australia: Kuldeep Yadav's fairytale debut helps hosts wrench control on Day 1

That Kuldeep Yadav made the side was surprising enough; that he would then produce a series of impossibly brilliant deliveries to slice through the Australian batting lineup stretched credulity to the limit and beyond. The post India vs Australia: Kuldeep Yadav's fairytale debut helps hosts wrench control on Day 1 appeared ...

- Firstpost - IN

Shaun Tait, Australian speedster who married Mumbai-based model, now an Overseas Indian Citizen

India's quest for an express fast bowler might have just got a massive boost after Australian pacer Shaun Tait revealed himself to now be an 'Overseas Citizen of India' . The post Shaun Tait, Australian speedster who married Mumbai-based model, now an Overseas Indian Citizen appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Sachin Tendulkar, Michael Clarke praise Kuldeep Yadav for 'magnificent' spell

Young chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav, who made a memorable debut with a four-wicket haul in the four and final cricket Test against Australia, on Saturday received lavish praise from former cricketers for his impressive display. The post India vs Australia, 4th Test: Sachin Tendulkar, Michael Clarke praise Kuldeep Yadav for ...

- Firstpost - IN

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Kuldeep Yadav says he did exactly what his idol Shane Warne asked him to do

Kuldeep Yadav revealed that legendary Shane Warne taught him to bowl the flipper which he used to get his maiden Test wicket of David Warner. The post India vs Australia, 4th Test: Kuldeep Yadav says he did exactly what his idol Shane Warne asked him to do appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Fourth Test: India vs Australia opening day's scoreboard

Dharamsala, March 25 Following is the scoreboard after the opening day's play of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday.

- Yahoo! News - US

It's a dream come true for me, says debutant Kuldeep Yadav

Dharamsala, March 25 After forcing Australia to huff and puff to his left-arm wrist spin, debutant Kuldeep Yadav on Saturday acknowledged that it was a "dream come true" when he helped India bundle out the hosts for 300 in their first innings of the fourth and final cricket Test here. The chinaman returned with figures of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Debutant Kuldeep's 4/68 helps India dismiss Australia for 300 on Day 1

Dharamsala, March 25 Debutant left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav's four wickets helped India skittle out Australia for 300 in their first innings on the opening day of the fourth and final cricket Test here on Saturday. Electing to bat after winning the toss here, skipper Steven Smith and opener David Warner set the tone ...

- Yahoo! News - US

How long will apex court deal with cricket?

A newsy cricket week! First up, India lost a great opportunity of beating Australia in the Ranch Test. Then the Supreme Court intervened yet again to clear funds for the Dharamsala Test and clarified that a board/state official can happily have a cumulative tenure of 18 years. Vinod Rai, head of the Committee of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Verstappen says Red Bull not on same level as rivals

MELBOURNE, March 25 — Australian Grand Prix qualifying showed Red Bull are not yet on the same level as Formula One rivals Mercedes and Ferrari but Max Verstappen said he was not surprised. Basically I saw it coming after winter testing,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Ricciardo sorry as home title hopes spin out

MELBOURNE, March 25 — Daniel Ricciardo was left apologising to the Red Bull garage after his hopes of becoming the Australian Grand Prix's first home winner spun out during qualifying today. The affable 27-year-old will start 10th on the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Fired up' Ferrari in the hunt, says Vettel

MELBOURNE, March 25 — Sebastian Vettel has seen a number of false dawns since crossing to Ferrari but the German could see good times ahead for the 'scuderia' after putting his car on the front row of the Australian Grand Prix today....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Roar edge Victory 1-0 to hand Sydney Premiers' Plate

Brisbane's win over Melbourne Victory confirms Sydney FC will win the 2016/17 A-League Premiers' Plate.

- ABC News - AU

Highlanders edge Brumbies 18-13 in Canberra

The Highlanders inflict another Super Rugby defeat on the Brumbies, snatching the lead late to run out 18-13 winners in Canberra.

- ABC News - AU

Debutant Kuldeep used Warne advice to torment Australia

DHARAMSALA, India - Steve Smith and his men have compatriot Shane Warne to blame for the trouble they endured against India's tricky left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav on the opening day of the fourth and final test on Saturday.

- Reuters - US

Smith ton helps Australia to 300 after Kuldeep shines on debut

DHARAMSALA, India - Australia skipper Steve Smith's third century of the series and India spinner Kuldeep Yadav's memorable debut left the fourth and final test between the teams evenly poised on Saturday.

- Reuters - US

Former Hong Kong judge Mr Justice McMullin dies in Sydney at age 94

Mr Justice Arthur Michael McMullin, 94, who served as a judge in Hong Kong for about three decades from 1961, died earlier this month at his home in Sydney, Australia. Most of his time spent on the bench was under British colonial rule. He later served as a non-permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal from 1997 to 2003. ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

World › Cities and monuments switch off lights for Earth Hour

Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change. Millions of people from some 170 countries and territories are expected to take part in the annual bid to highlight global warming caused…

- Japan Today - JP

Greens push for electricity crisis to be taken out of politicians' hands

The Greens are pushing for a new public authority to take responsibility for Australia's beleaguered electricity system out of politicians' hands.

- The Sydney Morning Herald - AU

Lewis Hamilton takes pole in record pace at F1 Australian GP

MELBOURNE, Australia — Something that surprised Lewis Hamilton after he posted the fastest lap ever at the Albert Park circuit and equaled...

- Townhall.com - US

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change

- The Daily Star - LB

'Fired up' Ferrari in the hunt, says Vettel

MELBOURNE - Sebastian Vettel has seen a number of false dawns since crossing to Ferrari but the German could see good times ahead for the 'scuderia' after putting his car on the front row of the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Ricciardo sorry as home title hopes spin out

MELBOURNE - Daniel Ricciardo was left apologising to the Red Bull garage after his hopes of becoming the Australian Grand Prix's first home winner spun out during qualifying on Saturday.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Demons aim to back up solid AFL start

New Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin said Saturday's big win over St Kilda was only a starting point.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Highlanders edge Brumbies in Super Rugby

The Highlanders have inflicted another Super Rugby defeat on the Brumbies, snatching the lead late to run out 18-13 winners in Canberra.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Verstappen says Red Bull not on same level as rivals

MELBOURNE - Australian Grand Prix qualifying showed Red Bull are not yet on the same level as Formula One rivals Mercedes and Ferrari but Max Verstappen said he was not surprised.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Kuldeep Yadav's path to Test debut

Kuldeep Yada, the spinner who bamboozled Australia on Test debut in Dharamsala, has enjoyed an interesting path to international cricket.

- SBS.com.au - AU

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