Australia says cost not a concern in MH370 search

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PERTH: Australia said Wednesday cost was not a concern in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, after the mini-sub plumbing the depths of the Indian Ocean for wreckage ended its ninth mission empty-handed. Australia is leading the multinational search for the Boeing 777 which vanished on March 8 carrying 239 people, and is bearing many of the costs of the mission expected to be the most expensive in aviation... 

Australia to buy 58 US F35s for 116bn

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 | Leave a Comment

SYDNEY: Australia will purchase 58 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters at a cost of Aus$12.4 billion ($11.6 billion, the government said. The new aircraft will bring Australia´s total JSF force to 72 aircraft, with the first due to arrive in Australia in 2018 and enter service in 2020. “The F-35 will provide a major boost to the Australian Defence Force´s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities,”... 

William Kate and baby George kick off Australia tour

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment

SYDNEY: Britain´s Prince William and his wife Kate flew into Sydney on Wednesday with their baby son George to kick off the Australian leg of their tour Down Under. The royals disembarked from an Australian air force 737 under sunny skies after arriving from New Zealand, an AFP photographer said. Eight-month-old Prince George was in his mother´s arms as Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove... 

MH370 hunt goes on after Australia signals great confidence

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PERTH: Ships and planes pursued Saturday the search for the missing Malaysian airliner off Australia after Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he was “very confident” that signals from the black box had been detected. The Australian-led search for the Boeing 777, which disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, is racing to gather as many signals as possible to determine an exact resting place before a... 

Australia secure hattrick of World T20 titles

Posted by on Apr 06, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DHAKA: Australia defeated England by four wickets to win the Women’s World Twenty20 for the third time in a row here at the Shere Bangla National Stadium Mirpur on Sunday. Chasing 106, Aussies easily completed the victory with 29 balls remaining with the help of a brilliant 44 by their skipper Meg Lanning who became the leading run-scorer in the tournament. Lanning was well supported by Ellyse Perry who made an... 

Australia crush Bangladesh by seven wickets

Posted by on Apr 01, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DHAKA: Australia defeated Bangladesh easily by seven wickets in their last match in Group-2 of the Super-10 Series in the World Twenty20 here at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on Tuesday. Chasing 154, Australia completed their first victory in the tournament with 15 balls remaining. View full post on www.geo.tv  Read More →

Bangladesh reach 153 against Australia

Posted by on Apr 01, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan hit a brilliant half-century to guide Bangladesh to 153-5 against Australia in the World Twenty20 Super-10 Group Two match in Dhaka on Tuesday. Shakib scored a 52-ball 66 for his fourth Twenty20 fifty — the first from any Bangladeshi batsman in the tournament — and added 112 for the third wicket with skipper Mushfiqur Rahim (47) after the home team won the toss and opted to bat at Shere... 

Bangladesh bat in Australia World Twenty20 match

Posted by on Apr 01, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DHAKA: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and opted to bat in the World Twenty20 Super-10 Group-II match against Australia in Dhaka on Tuesday. Both teams were already out of the semi-finals after losing all their three previous matches. Bangladesh were forced to bring in 18-year-old paceman Taskin Ahmed for his Twenty20 international debut after Mashrafe Mortaza was ruled out due to a knee problem. They... 

India beat Australia in World Twenty20

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DHAKA: India defeated Australia by 73 runs in Dhaka on Sunday to end the Super-10 round of the World Twenty20 with four successive wins. India, who had already qualified for the semi-finals, scored 159-7 after being sent in to bat and then bowled out Australia for 86 in 16.2 overs to top group two. It was Australia´s third loss in a row, leaving them at the bottom of the table along with Bangladesh. Pakistan, who beat... 

Yuvraj lifts India to 1597 vs Australia

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 | Leave a Comment

MIRPUR: Yuvraj Singh struck a fine half-century under pressure to help India reach 159-7 against Australia in their World Twenty20 Group 2 game on Sunday. The left-hander struck 60 off 43 balls and added 84 for the fifth wicket with captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (24) after India was struggling at 66-4 in the 12th over. Yuvraj struck five fours and four sixes during his eighth T20 international half-century. In-form batsman... 
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