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Investec Loyal's Sydney-Hobart victory in doubt over TV helicopter incident updated: Thu Dec 29 2011 08:25:00

Investec Loyal took line honors in the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Ocean classic Wednesday but faces an anxious wait to have the victory confirmed after an official protest by the race committee.

Investec Loyal and Wild Oats XI battle for line honors in Sydney to Hobart classicupdated: Tue Dec 27 2011 18:17:00

Giant maxis Wild Oats XI and Investec Loyal were battling for line honors as the Rolex Sydney to Hobart race went into its second night Tuesday.

Teenage round-the-world sailor takes on racing challengeupdated: Tue Dec 27 2011 10:59:00

While many teenagers will be focusing on opening presents and eating turkey, this Christmas Day Jessica Watson will be poring over weather maps.

World's most hated airportsupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 08:53:00

There's a special form of loathing reserved for a building that forces you to remove your shoes, wait in line, get groped, shell out for bad food and dash in a panic to an arbitrarily changed gate before canceling your flight.

United flight diverted to Cuba due to 'unfamiliar' odor in planeupdated: Sun Jul 31 2011 22:32:00

A United Airlines flight was diverted to Cuba on Sunday after its crew reported a strong odor in the plane, U.S. aviation and airline spokesmen said.

United Airlines fixes computer glitch that led to grounded flightsupdated: Sat Jun 18 2011 03:23:00

A computer problem that grounded United Airlines flights across the country has been repaired, the airline announced early Saturday.

Fed Cup champions Italy reach last fourupdated: Sun Feb 06 2011 14:56:00

Defending champions Italy are through to the semifinals of the Fed Cup after a comfortable 4-1 quarterfinal victory over Australia in Hobart.

Sydney by sail: A seafarer's guide to the 'harbor city'updated: Thu Jan 06 2011 08:55:00

The sun-soaked, beach-scattered metropolis of Sydney has a reputation as one of the world's most vibrant and livable cities.

Sydney-Hobart race winner faces protest over alleged rule breachupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 08:51:00

Wild Oats XI crossed the line first in the 66th Rolex Sydney to Hobart yacht race on Tuesday, but the Australian super maxi's fifth victory in the annual event is in doubt due to an official protest.

Wild Oats survives protest to win Sydney to Hobart line honorsupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 08:48:00

Wild Oats XI has won line honors in the 66th Rolex Sydney to Hobart ocean yacht race after a sailing jury dismissed a protest against it on Wednesday.

Weather batters Sydney-Hobart race fleetupdated: Mon Dec 27 2010 08:09:00

Australian maxi yacht Wild Oats XI is on course for a fifth line-honors victory at the Sydney to Hobart race after surviving gale-force conditions which forced 11 vessels to retire on Monday.

Exonerated man, accuser forge rare bondupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 18:02:00

For 16 years, Loretta Zilinger loathed Dean Cage for what she believed he did to her when she was 15 years old.

Pakistan close on Sydney Test victoryupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 08:17:00

Pakistan are in a strong position to claim their first Test victory over Australia in 14 years with the hosts only 80 runs ahead with just two second innings wickets remaining at stumps on day three in Sydney.

Alfa Romeo wins Sydney to Hobart raceupdated: Mon Dec 28 2009 10:34:00

New Zealand maxi Alfa Romeo eased to victory in the 65th annual Sydney to Hobart ocean yacht race on Monday.

Three battle it out in Sydney-Hobartupdated: Sat Dec 26 2009 15:48:00

The race for line honors in the annual Sydney-Hobart yacht race is developing into a thrilling battle between three giant maxi yachts.

FSB: Even bad reviews boost salesupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 13:00:00

Like many retailers, Jim Hobart knows the value of a good testimonial.

Australia scrape victory to level seriesupdated: Sun Jan 18 2009 10:42:00

Australia overcame another potential powerplay roadblock to scrape home by five runs in the second one-day international against South Africa at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart.

F1 star Webber breaks leg in charity eventupdated: Sat Nov 22 2008 11:39:00

Formula One star Mark Webber is facing a race against time to be ready for the 2009 season after breaking his leg while competing in his own charity multi-sports event in Tasmania.

Indians through to tri-series finalsupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 08:47:00

Sachin Tendulkar was back to his best with 63 off 54 balls as India coasted to a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in Hobart and made sure of a place in the finals of the tri-series tournament in Australia.

Dokic victory could cause problemsupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 07:45:00

Jelena Dokic recorded a long overdue significant tour victory by beating Germany's Martina Muller in the first round of the Hobart International.

Maximus out of Sydney-Hobart raceupdated: Mon Dec 17 2007 03:34:00

New Zealand yacht Maximus has suffered a "catastrophic failure" and will miss the Sydney to Hobart race, said owner Bill Buckley.

Windies whip Proteas in Twenty20updated: Sun Dec 16 2007 15:33:00

The West Indies beat South Africa by five wickets in the one-off Twenty20 international at St George's Park on Sunday.

MacGill faces a fitness struggleupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 05:14:00

Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has been left out of the New South Wales Sheffield Shield squad so that he can continue to recover from injuries.

Praise and apology for Sangakkaraupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 03:18:00

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara received lavish praise from Australian captain Ricky Ponting and an apology from umpire Rudi Koertzen after his side's 96-run defeat in the second test at Hobart.

Sangakkara gives Sri Lankans hopeupdated: Mon Nov 19 2007 08:12:00

Kumar Sangakkara scored his first century against Australia as Sri Lanka set up the chance of an unlikely victory going into the final day of the second and final Test in Hobart.

Australia duo double up with tonsupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 04:38:00

Australia compiled an imposing 329-3 on the first day of the second Test against Sri Lanka as Phil Jaques and Mike Hussey scored back-to-back centuries against the tourists in Tasmania.

Hilfenhaus comes into Aussie squadupdated: Sat Nov 03 2007 08:44:00

Paceman Ben Hilfenhaus has replaced the injured Shaun Tait in Australia's squad for next week's opening Test against Sri Lanka at the Gabba -- starting on Thursday.

No security plan for Muralitharanupdated: Fri Oct 26 2007 05:21:00

There will be no special security measures for Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan during his first full Australian test tour in 12 years, when he will be bidding to break Shane Warne's test wicket record.

Bullimore forced to quit attemptupdated: Fri May 11 2007 12:25:00

Veteran British yachtsman Tony Bullimore called off his bid to break the round-the-world solo sailing record after an equipment failure on his catamaran, his support team said on Friday.

Bullimore has to delay departureupdated: Sun Apr 08 2007 04:08:00

Bad weather forced British yachtsman Tony Bullimore to abandon the Sunday start date for his solo round-the-world record attempt but he said he was determined to begin this week.

Bullimore set to start this weekendupdated: Thu Apr 05 2007 10:50:00

Tony Bullimore is set to begin his singlehanded global record attempt this weekend, his team Blue Ocean Wireless Round the World Challenge report from Hobart.

Bullimore's long wait may be overupdated: Tue Mar 27 2007 09:18:00

Tony Bullimore's three-month wait for a decent weather window could be coming to an end.

Holder Mauresmo cruises to victoryupdated: Thu Feb 08 2007 14:46:00

Holder Amelie Mauresmo breezed past fellow-Frenchwoman Nathalie Dechy with a 6-3 6-2 win to reach the quarterfinals of the Paris Open.

Beckham coming to America: Your e-mails updated: Fri Jan 12 2007 12:02:00

British soccer star David Beckham says he wants to become a part of American history. The 31-year-old former captain of the English soccer team has signed a five-year, reported $250 million deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer.

Williams sisters in double setbackupdated: Wed Jan 10 2007 06:04:00

The waning influence of the once all-conquering Williams sisters in women's tennis was pulled into sharp focus on Wednesday as Venus was forced to pull out of a second successive grand slam and Serena lost to unheralded Sybille Bammer in Hobart.

Serena makes last eight in Hobart updated: Tue Jan 09 2007 03:12:00

Serena Williams achieved a second successive victory in her comeback after a four-month injury layoff, beating Lucie Safarova 6-3 3-6 7-6 at the Hobart International.

Williams cruises through in Hobartupdated: Mon Jan 08 2007 06:55:00

Serena Williams showed little signs of rust at the Hobart International with a first round 6-4 6-0 demolition of Sweden's Sofia Arvidsson.

Jones smashes breaststroke recordupdated: Mon Aug 28 2006 07:37:00

Leisel Jones has smashed her new 100 meter breast-troke world record at the Australian short course swimming championships in Hobart.

Australian yacht is set for trebleupdated: Thu Dec 29 2005 11:54:00

Australian supermaxi Wild Oats was poised to claim a Sydney to Hobart treble Thursday by becoming the first yacht in 60 years to set a race record while also winning line and handicap honors.

Maxis lead Sydney-Hobart classicupdated: Sun Dec 25 2005 21:22:00

Alfa Romeo overtook Wild Oats as the super maxis headed south at record pace in the 61st Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

Gayle misses Test after heart opupdated: Wed Nov 23 2005 03:33:00

West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle will miss the third and final Test against Australia after having corrective surgery for a heart complaint.

Australia clinch crushing victoryupdated: Sun Nov 06 2005 11:32:00

Australia crushed West Indies by 379 runs with a day to spare in the first Test at the Gabba, condemning the tourists to one of their heaviest ever defeats.

Leaders quit Sydney-Hobart raceupdated: Mon Dec 27 2004 20:49:00

Two of the Sydney-to-Hobart frontrunners have been forced to quit the race Tuesday, leaving the way clear for the 27-meter (90 foot) Nicorette to take line honors.

Maxis duel in Sydney-Hobart raceupdated: Sun Dec 26 2004 23:02:00

Dueling super-maxi yachts Skandia and Konica Minolta are battling heavy conditions as they lead the Sydney-Hobart ocean race fleet across Bass Strait Monday.

Skandia leads Sydney-Hobart raceupdated: Sat Dec 25 2004 21:35:00

Last year's winner and pre-race favorite Skandia holds an early lead in the annual Australian ocean racing classic, the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.


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