Giles feels that England cannot overlook someone of Pietersen's ability given their failure to capitalise on winning positions in Australia
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Stressed? You bet I was. Shark wrestler Paul Marshallsea, hailed as a hero, is sacked because he was on sick leave
Tuesday 12 March 2013
62-year-old apparently risked his life grabbing a six foot shark's tail as it approached the children
Friday 15 February 2013
18-year-old Briton is found disoriented and sunburnt three days after disappearing
Stuart Lancaster receives assurances from Warren Gatland over selecting England players for Lions tour
Thursday 14 February 2013
The Lions coach tells his England counterpart selections will be made 'on merit and merit alone'
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Sonny Bill Williams looks like he was made somewhere but I can assure you that the former New Zealand rugby league and union player was not put together in a boxing gym.
Monday 28 January 2013
Torrential downpours have left thousands of homes flooded in eastern Australia, with more rain and high winds expected in Queensland and New South Wales.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Whether you get your news via television, radio, newspapers, the internet or simply by nattering to your neighbour over the garden fence, it has been impossible to escape Bernard Tomic for the last week here. Australia's best prospect has been the talk of the town since the start of the year and his meeting with Roger Federer in last night's showcase match in Rod Laver Arena was the most eagerly awaited match so far at this Australian Open.
Wednesday 09 January 2013
It is the dream job, particularly for the marketing department. A holiday company is advertising a £20,000-a-year job as a water slide tester. The company said that its previous incumbent Tommy Lynch, decided to “hang up his trunks” after four years in the post, leaving the way open for a newcomer – and a PR stunt.
Sunday 06 January 2013
World No 3 pays tribute to Davis Cup team-mate who will take break from game to battle illness
Friday 21 December 2012
As three-year-old Kyle Cumming slept peacefully in his Queensland home, a clutch of wild eggs he had discovered in his backyard were incubating in his wardrobe.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
A tumultuous year in Australian politics has ended with a court ruling that senior opposition figures conspired with a former political staffer to undermine Julia Gillard’s minority Labor government by bringing sexual harassment charges against the then parliamentary Speaker, Peter Slipper.
Friday 07 December 2012
Fly-half Quade Cooper has finally ended speculation surrounding his future by signing a new two-year deal with the Australian Rugby Union and Queensland.
Thursday 15 November 2012
Australia winger Digby Ioane returns for Saturday's Cook Cup clash with England at Twickenham as one of four changes to the side blitzed by France.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
From boats bobbing on the Great Barrier Reef, to hot air balloons hovering over the rainforest, and the hilltops and beaches in between, tens of thousands of scientists, tourists and amateur astronomers watched as the sun, moon and Earth aligned and plunged northern Australia into darkness during a total solar eclipse today.
Monday 12 November 2012
Ed Cowan's maiden international century and an unbeaten double ton from captain Michael Clarke ensured that any hopes South Africa had of forcing a result in the first Test were all but wiped out at the Gabba after the hosts finished day four on 487 for four.
Saturday 03 November 2012
As far as world-class forwards are concerned, England might not be sure whether they are coming or going at Hull KR this afternoon.
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