Cyclist Jobie Dajka''s death ''not suspicious'', says Adelaide Police

Adelaide, Apr. 8 : Adelaide Police have said that they are not treating the death of former world champion cyclist Jobie Dajka as suspicious.

The body of the 2002 Commonwealth Games and world championships gold medallist was discovered at his Adelaide home late on Tuesday, Fox Sports reports.

The cause of Dajka''s death is not yet known but it doesn''t appear suspicious, South Australian Police say.

Dajka, who won the world Keirin title and shared the Commonwealth team sprint title, had admitted to alcoholism and depression following his omission from Australia''s 2004 Athens Olympic team for lying to a doping inquiry.

Former world champion found dead in his home

Former world champion found dead in his home Adelaide, Australia  - Australian former cycling world champion Jobie Dajka has been found dead in his home in Adelaide, the TV channel Nine Network said Tuesday.

A cause of death was not given.

The 27-year-old, who won the keirin world championship in 2002 and a year later won the silver medal, had a troubled history since being thrown off the Australian Olympic team in 2004 for lying during an investigation into drug use.

Sidelined Oz pacer Tait suffering from chronic hamstring tendonitis

Adelaide, Feb. 20 : The international future of sidelined Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait is in doubt again, as he is suffering from a chronic form of hamstring tendinitis.

According to Fox Sports, Tait has had his own blood injected into the affected area in an attempt to fasttrack the healing process.

The injury to Tait''s left hamstring, which has destroyed his summer, is sabotaging his three-Test career.

Tait hasn''t played since taking 2-40 in Australia''s two-wicket loss to New Zealand in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series opener in Perth, and medicos don''t know when he will return.

Australia beat Kiwis in Adelaide ODI, level series

Australia Cricket logoAdelaide, Feb. 10 : The Hussey brothers -- Mike and David -- on Tuesday ensured that the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy would be decided by Friday''s final match in Brisbane after they helped Australia to a six-wicket win that levelled the series 2-2.

For the first time in the series, New Zealand batted first and they posted a moderate 244, which on a good pitch was not enough against an Australian batting order starting to find form.

Gilchrist tells axed Warner to ''take heart''

Gilchrist tells axed Warner to ''take heart''Adelaide (Australia), Feb. 10 : Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has no doubt that big-hitting New South Wales rookie David Warner will bounce back to the international arena.

He said Warner should take heart from the fact that all great cricketers are dropped at some stage in their careers.

Twenty-two-year-old Warner belted 89 on debut for Australia in the Twenty20 last month, but a string of flops in the 50-over format led to the youngster being axed from the national squad.

Obama joke lands real estate agent in a soup

Adelaide, Feb. 5: A real estate agent has drawn fire over a newspaper column containing a racially "offensive" joke about Barack Obama, but she says she is unrepentant.