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World Twenty20: Afghanistan opt to field against England


September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Nawroz Mangal won the toss and opted to field against defending champions England in a group A match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament ... Read more...

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World T20: McCullum’s record century powers New Zealand to 59-run win


September 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum's record-breaking century powered New Zealand to a 59-run win over Bangladesh in their first match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament at the Pallekele ... Read more...

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World Twenty20 scoreboard: New Zealand vs Bangladesh


September 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Sep 21 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Twenty20 Group D encounter between New Zealand and Bangaldesh at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here Friday.New Zealand: Martin Guptill b ... Read more...

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World T20: New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs


September 21st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Sep 21 (IANS) New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs in the Group D opener of the World Twenty20 cricket at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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Subaru set for India debut


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) A revamped FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship (INRC), without the popular Gypsy class, will be flagged-off here Saturday in the form of Karnataka 1000 that will ... Read more...

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World T20: Kiwis set a target of 192 for Bangladesh


September 21st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum powered New Zealand to 191/3 against Bangladesh in the first Group D match of the World Twenty20 being held at the Pallekele International Cricket ... Read more...

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Thirty-six teams in fray for hockey nationals


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) In all 36 teams, including defending champions Haryana, have confirmed their participation in the second men's senior National hockey championship commencing here Sunday under the aegis ... Read more...

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Nalini ends title drought


September 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Golfer Nalini Singh Siwach won her first title this season as she clinched the Hero-DLF GCC event, the fifth leg on the Hero-WGAI Tour Friday.Nalini overcame ... Read more...

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World T20: Bangladesh choose to bowl against Kiwis


September 21st, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and chose to bowl against New Zealand in their Group D World Twenty20 match here Friday.The teams: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, ... Read more...

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I will be hard to beat next season: Blake


September 21st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) Reigning 100 metres world champion Yohan Blake has sent out an early warning that he will be hard to beat when the new track and field ... Read more...

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Indian U-18 team named for Asian women’s basketball meet


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) Friday announced the Indian team for the upcoming Asia U-18 Championship for Women to be held in Johor Bahru, ... Read more...

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Gayle wants birthday win against Australia


September 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) One of the most feared batsmen in the shortest form of cricket, Chris Gayle wants to celebrate his 33rd birthday with a victory when the West Indies ... Read more...

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Salvi replaces Aaron in Delhi Daredevils squad


September 21st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Mumbai bowler Aavishkar Salvi replaced Varun Aaron at Delhi Daredevils after the Jharkhand pacer was advised he will need to have a tonsillectomy which will ... Read more...

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Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour


September 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013.In ... Read more...

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Brazilians want greater say in World Cup mascot name


September 21st, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS) Brazilian football fans have called for a greater say in the naming of the country's 2014 World Cup mascot.Days after confirming an armadillo as ... Read more...

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Romario asks government to sack national coach


September 21st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS) Brazilian legend Romario has called on the country's president Dilma Rousseff to force the removal of national football coach Mano Menezes.The 1994 World Cup-winning ... Read more...

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Stuttgart draw 2-2 with Steaua Bucharest


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, Sep 21 (IANS) German side Stuttgart managed a 2-2 draw against Steaua Bucharest at Europa League with a late equaliser by Georg Niedermeier at the soldout Mercedes Benz Arena ... Read more...

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Leverkusen held to goalless draw by Kharkiv


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 21 (IANS) Leverkusen and Metalist Kharkiv started with one point in their UEFA Europa League adventure following a goalless draw in Group K at BayArena.Metalist Kharkiv suffered two ... Read more...

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Di Natale denies Anzhi Euro triumph


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Udine (Italy), Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Substitute Antonio Di Natale rescued a dramatic 1-1 draw for Udinese in the first minute of stoppage time to deny Anzhi Makhachkala a debut ... Read more...

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Galliani allows more time for AC Milan coach Allegri


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 21 (IANS) AC Milan club vice-president Adriano Galliani insisted that the 'Rossoneri' head coach Massimiliano Allegri has not been given one game to save his job.Local reports this ... Read more...

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Angola suspends seven referees for misconduct


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Luanda (Angola), Sep 21 (IANS) The Angolan football association has suspended seven referees, including one with international experience, from their duty for allegedly performing unfairly in matches of the national ... Read more...

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Spanish sides progress in Europa League


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Three Spanish clubs enjoyed good starts at the Europa League as reigning champions Atletico Madrid enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win in Israel.Levante grabbed a 1-0 win ... Read more...

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Late Inter strike denies Rubin San Siro win


September 21st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An injury-time leveller from Yuto Nagatomo denied Rubin Kazan a famous San Siro win against Inter Milan in their Europa League opener.Nagatomo volleyed home Diego ... Read more...

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Cardiff’s Earnshaw switches to Maccabi Tel Aviv


September 21st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cardiff City striker Robert Earnshaw has agreed terms on a one-year deal with Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv.The 31-year-old Wales international has already passed the ... Read more...

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World Twenty20 scoreboard: Zimbabwe vs South Africa


September 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 20 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the World Twenty20 match between Zimbabwe and South Africa at the Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium here Thursday.Zimbabwe:Hamilton Masakadza c Levi b ... Read more...

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World T20: South Africa send Zimbabwe packing (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 20 (IANS) South Africa cantered to a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe, knocking them out of the World Twenty20 Championship, in a Group C encounter at the Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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Hockey nationals: Holders Haryana drawn with Bhopal


September 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending champions Haryana have been drawn in Group A along with Maharashtra, Puducherry, Bengal and Bhopal for the second Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship ... Read more...

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Millie edges out Gurbani in play-off


September 20th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Millie Saroha held her nerve against a better ranked Gurbani Singh in a play-off to register her first win of the season as she grabbed ... Read more...

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Md Sporting beat Air India


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Sep 20 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting continued from where it had left in the qualifiers to down Durand Cup champions Air India by a lone goal in a Group B ... Read more...

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Greenery will keep dust away from Indian GP at BIC


September 20th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) After the thundering success of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix, the teething troubles notwithstanding, the organisers at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) are making ... Read more...

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Manipur win U-17 girls Subroto Cup


September 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Oriental English School, Manipur got the better of Government Mizo High School, Mizoram by a solitary goal to lift the inaugural All India Subroto Cup ... Read more...

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Smriti holds slender lead over Nalini


September 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 20 (IANS) Smriti Mehra, taking a one-shot lead, will try to fend off Nalini Singh Siwach in the third and final round of the fifth leg of the ... Read more...

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Shuttler Sindhu breaks into top 20


September 20th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu broke into the top 20 of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released Thursday.Sindhu jumped four places for a career-best 20th ... Read more...

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Jeev 11th in opening round of Panasonic Open


September 20th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyogo (Japan), Sep 20 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh carded a 67 to finish 11th in the opening round of the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open here Thursday.Japan's Yuta Ikeda put ... Read more...

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Hiddink rejects Anzhi favorite tag: Europa League


September 20th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Udine (Italy), Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala coach Guus Hiddink has rejected the tag of bookmakers' favourites to win their Europa League group ahead of Thursday's opener at Udinese.The ... Read more...

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