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20 March, 2018 5:21 PM Giant inflatable duck found after disappearing at sea in Australia

New Delhi: A massive inflatable duck that went missing at sea off Western Australia earlier this week, turned up once again near Rottnest Island, a nature preserve just off Perth's shore. Named Daphne, the duck was supposed to be the star attraction an annual ocean swimming competition organized by the Cockburn Masters Swimming Club, but strong winds 112

28 January, 2017 10:27 AM Serena Williams wins Australian Open for 23rd Grand Slam crown

MELBOURNE: Serena Williams pushed sentiments aside in an emotion-charged 6-4, 6-4 defeat of sister Venus to win the Australian Open on Saturday and a record 23rd Grand Slam title in the professional era. Tortured by nerves in a tense family affair, Serena had to produce some of her best tennis to overcome Venus who won the crowd at Rod Laver Arena by scrapping 154

19 April, 2015 4:21 AM Women who will make you shiver!

“… the female of the species is more deadly than the male,” said Rudyard Kipling and he might have meant writers excelling in frightening us with tales of supernatural horror and terror. In fact, the horror genre was one where women authors held their own against their male counterparts and even outpaced them – especially in the Victorian era. But virtually 14

12 April, 2015 10:53 AM Richie Benaud’s family turns down Tony Abbott’s state funeral offer

Sydney, Apr 12: The family of cricket icon Richie Benaud has declined the offer of a state funeral, Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday. Abbott said the offer was a mark of respect for a man who meant so much to millions of people in Australia and around the world. But he said the former Test captain and renowned commentator, who died aged 84 on Friday 6

12 April, 2015 8:16 AM Family turns down offer of state funeral for Richie Benaud

Sydney: The family of cricket icon Richie Benaud has declined the offer of a state funeral, Australia`s Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday. Abbott said the offer was a mark of respect for a man who meant so much to millions of people in Australia and around the world. But he said the former Test captain and renowned commentator, who died aged 84 on Friday 21

11 April, 2015 2:15 PM Olympic heavyweight John Coates remembers wagging school to honour Richie Benaud

John Coates, Australia's most powerful sports official, was the truant schoolboy with the cheeky grin who ran onto the SCG to farewell Richie Benaud after his final Test match in 1964, only to have the magic moment turn into a nightmare when this photograph appeared on the front page of The Herald. Coates, the president of the Australian Olympic Committee 46

11 April, 2015 1:56 PM Richie Benaud was to be given replica of original 1952 Test cap, just days before he passed away

THIS is the baggy green cap that was to be delivered to cricket legend Richie Benaud just days before he passed away. The great man’s original Test cap — presented in 1952 — went missing or was misplaced more than 30 years ago. In a beautiful gesture, Cricket Australia planned to present Richie with a replacement baggy green, numbered 190, at last month’s 30

11 April, 2015 8:33 AM Clarke says 'ultimate gentleman' Benaud loved watching Australia win but wanted game 'played the right way'

Australia's Test team skipper Michael Clarke has dubbed former cricketer and legendary broadcaster Richie Benaud as the ultimate gentleman and revealed that the late commentator loved seeing Australia win, but more importantly he wanted the game played the right way. Benaud passed away overnight in his sleep aged 84 on Friday after battling skin cancer 29

10 April, 2015 6:55 PM Remembering Richie, a mentor and a friend

It was September 2013 and Richie Benaud would be in Barbados for the first time since appropriately delivering the annual Sir Frank Worrell Memorial lecture at the University of the West Indies, Barbados campus, a decade earlier. At 83, he was unlikely to come again. As it has sadly turned out, it was his last chance to catch up with the five of the West Indian 26 6

10 April, 2015 11:24 AM Richie Benaud: as respected as Don Bradman, and surely as popular

The ultimate sign of respect for Richie Benaud was that so many knew how close he was to the end but waited until the final hours to let the public that adored him so much know. Throughout his broadcasting career, he showed legendary restraint. For a change, so did everyone else. Late last week, Channel Nine - the television network Benaud had served 26