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Other Sport 13 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Pakistan rap Australia for pulling out

Hockey Australia (HA) defended their decision to withdraw the Olympic champions out of the Champions Trophy tournament in Pakistan in December, saying security concerns had left it no choice.

Other Sport 12 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Aussies out, India in Champions Trophy

Olympic hockey champions Australia have pulled out of the Champions Trophy to be held in Pakistan in December citing security fears, the Pakistan Hockey Federation said Monday.

Other Sport 30 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

More than just a game to battle-weary Iraqis

For Iraq, the Asian Cup is not just about football. It is about restoring pride and helping to bring some comfort to people in the war-ravaged country.

Other Sport 25 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Iraqis train in Baghdad for first time since fall of Saddam

The Iraqi national football team were seen training in Baghdad on Tuesday for the first time since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein five years ago.

Other Sport 15 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Australia threaten to boycott Pakistan hockey meet

Australia said yesterday that it would boycott a six-nation men's field hockey tournament in Pakistan in December unless organisers respond to concerns about possible terrorist attacks.

Tennis 10 Jul 2013 | 7:30 AM

Ferrer, Monaca and Wawrinka is on for Malaysian Open

The fifth Malaysian Open ATP 250, which will be held from Sept 21-29 at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil, will feature defending champion Juan Monaco of Argentina and two of the world’s top 10 players – world No. 3 David Ferrer of Spain and world No. 10 Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland.

Other Sport 17 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Feud between Aussie clubs turns into armed violence

Australian police have launched an investigation into a feud between two ethnic soccer clubs that escalated into gunshots and firebombing.

Other Sport 15 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Iraqi loses leg in bomb blast

Iraqi first division player Ahmed Naser lost one of his legs during a suicide bomb attack in Baghdad on Monday, the Asian Football Confederation reported on its website yesterday.

Other Sport 24 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Money for England and New Zealand withheld

The International Cricket Council (ICC) have frozen US$3.5mil owed to England and US$$2.5mil due to New Zealand after they forfeited World Cup matches.

Other Sport 09 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Six weeks, 54 games and a US$2 million pot of gold

Today the first ball of the 2003 World Cup will hiss down the Newlands wicket to a huge roar from a capacity crowd and the last few months will all but be forgotten.