Sunday January 11, 2009IT WAS not quite on the same scale as South African captain Graeme Smith, but Toronto batsman Jeff Hemming showed similar courage to lead the Kookaburras to a crucial win against Merewether at Townson Oval yesterday.
Saturday January 10, 2009THEY were brothers so close in age and similar in manner that many who first met them believed they were twins.
Monday January 5, 2009MORE than 3000 protesters convened outside Sydney Town Hall and marched through the city yesterday, deliberately passing the Egyptian consulate. A similar number marched in Melbourne, both in support of and against Israel.
Saturday December 27, 2008RICKY PONTING'S body language was defiant and his batting imperious, but a South African fightback kept the Australian captain from inspiring a similar revival in all of his senior teammates as another classic contest developed on Boxing Day.
Sunday December 7, 2008Does God stand a chance in a face off against Noni Hazlehurst, asks JOHN ELDER.
Wednesday November 26, 2008One of the odd things about the economy is we tend to explain whatever happens in purely local terms - Howard did this, Rudd did that, this caused that - but then we look up and discover what's happening here is remarkably similar to what's happening in the other English-speaking countries.
Friday November 21, 2008STANDING in the committee room after winning his first city race as an owner in the early 1980s, Barry Stokes could have been forgiven for thinking that similar successes would flow like the celebratory beers shared that afternoon.
Saturday November 15, 2008REAL estate investment trust managers reeling from the decline in demand for NSW properties are concerned that a similar fate is awaiting them in Victoria.
Monday November 3, 2008WOMEN still earn far less than men - even when they do similar jobs - and deep-seated prejudice appears the most likely reason.
Tuesday October 28, 2008HOW KEVIN BACON CURED CANCER 8.30pm, ABC1: Regrettably Kevin Bacon - noted for his hammy performance in the seminal film How Kevin Cancer Cured Bacon (1937) - does not appear in this doco, exploring radical ideas of interconnectivity and the universal strands of relativity between people. If you saw the Fred Schepisi film of John Guare's play Six Degrees Of Separation (1993), you will appreciate the exquisitely provocative possibilities laid out here. What if a theorem, similar to Guare's, could ...
Saturday October 4, 2008IT'S a tale of two troubled outback towns that could have ramifications for hundreds of similar communities battling with grog around the country. Fitzroy Crossing, in Western Australia, has not sold a full-strength take-away drink for 12 months.
Thursday September 25, 2008THE former premier Morris Iemma wants perks similar to those of his predecessor Bob Carr - including a driver, office and assistant worth up to $500,000 a year - despite the fact that he did not serve the four years needed to be given them.
Wednesday September 17, 2008RADIOHEAD did it last year, telling fans they could pay as little or as much as they wanted to download their album In Rainbows. The Sydney film producer John L. Simpson is so confident audiences will be inspired by the film Men's Group that he has issued a similar call to those attending tomorrow's invitation-only screening. Directed by Michael Joy and starring Grant Dodwell, Paul Gleeson, Steve Le Marquand, Don Reid, Steve Rodgers, Paul Tassone and William Zappa, the drama is about seven men ...
Sunday August 10, 2008A SECRET deal to allow one Australian runner to attend the Beijing opening ceremony has sparked fury among his teammates based in Hong Kong. Athletics Australia allowed Sean Wroe to go to Beijing early and attend Friday night's opening ceremony to march with other athletes. But the arrangement with the 400-metre runner was never conveyed to other Australian athletes, who are now furious they were denied a similar opportunity.
Monday July 14, 2008WOLLONGONG Lions supporters don't need a Monday match report to check how their team has fared this season - it's been a similar story most weeks.
Sunday July 13, 2008STATISTICS can be deceiving. A glance at the stats of Geelong forward Tom Lonergan and his Fremantle counterpart Chris Tarrant suggest they had a similar day at Skilled Stadium yesterday.
Wednesday July 2, 2008WHEN it comes to his third Olympics, Grant Hackett intends to adopt the philosophy of "been there, done that, don't plan to make similar mistakes again".
Wednesday June 25, 2008NEW rules governing councillors' behaviour will do nothing to stop corruption similar that to alleged in Wollongong being repeated, critics of the State Government's revised code of conduct for local government say.
Wednesday June 18, 2008AUSTRALIAN Olympic officials expect several hundred members of the national team to march in the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games and predict the size of the marching team will be similar to that at the Athens Olympics.
Tuesday June 17, 2008CHILD-CARE centres could be forced to display their fees on a government website in a name-and-shame attempt to keep prices low similar to the controversial FuelWatch scheme.