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NGO demands Sahara retail chain ad to be withdrawn

August 23rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Expressing concern over content of a recent television commercial of the Sahara Group, an NGO has asked the information and broadcasting ministry to intervene ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants to serve army after his cricketing career ends (With Images)

June 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) On his maiden visit to the Kashmir Valley, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sunday visited the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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Troubled Ryder parts ways with New Zealand cricket

May 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 31 (IANS) Troubled Jesse Ryder amicably parted ways with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as the talented all-rounder made himself unavailable for the central contracts for the 2012-13 ... Read more...

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Victorian new media company in deal with Rajasthan Royals

May 22nd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 22 (IANS) Innovative Victorian new media company My Heroes has inked a deal with Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals that will allow its fans to connect ... Read more...

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Drogba to visit India in June

May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will make his maiden visit to India next month.Drogba, who was instrumental in Chelsea's maiden Champion League triumph last week, is ... Read more...

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Big B’s fan - a four-month-old kid (Movie Snippets)

April 8th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has got a strong fan following both nationally and internationally, was amazed to when the father of a four-month-old stopped him ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congressman demands museum to honour Sachin

March 18th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, March 18 (IANS) After being bowled over by master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's 100th ton, Maharashtra's Congress chief Sunday demanded the state government build an international cricket ... Read more...

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New Zealand board rubbishes match-fixing report

March 12th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) rubbished a English media report that claimed that some its players were involved in match-fixing, terming the allegations "baseless" and "irresponsible".NZC ... Read more...

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Nobbs’ fears about World Series Hockey unfounded: Baskaran

November 10th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Former India hockey captain Vasudevan Baskaran feels that national chief coach Michael Nobbs' fear about the World Series Hockey (WSH) hampering the team's preparations for ... Read more...

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Flower asks his players to stay hungry or drop out

September 19th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has warned his top cricket players that they may lose their places to new players unless they stay hungry. "If people aren't ... Read more...

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Ramnarine ready to negotiate despite WICB reservations

July 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 2 (IANS/CMC) Regional cricket players union chief Dinanath Ramnarine is gearing up to spearhead negotiations over the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), despite the West Indies Cricket Board's ... Read more...

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Cricketers to suffer as New Zealand board cuts costs

June 19th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 19 (IANS) New Zealand's cricketers are likely to bear the maximum brunt of their board's decision to cut costs by $3 million.New Zealand Cricket (NZC), courtesy the appreciation ... Read more...

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Top Formula One drivers excited about Indian Grand Prix

May 9th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, May 9 (IANS) Top Formula One drivers including reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel are excited about racing in the inaugural Indian Grand Prix scheduled Oct 28-30 in New Delhi.Vettel, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka orders its IPL cricketers to return home

April 13th, 2011 - 7:06 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr. 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Mahinadananda Althugamage has ordered all of its cricketers playing in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) to return home for training ahead of next ... Read more...

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Waqar calls for rewarding team management just as cricket players

April 10th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis believes that not only the players, but the support staff and the team management should also be rewarded for any series or tournament victory. ... Read more...

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Black Caps ‘bad boy’ Ryder a hero at World Cup

March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): New Zealand cricket's one-time bad boy Jesse Ryder repaid teammates and bosses faith with master batting performance to help his team reach the World Cup semifinals."It was ... Read more...

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Passions rise in Kashmir ahead of Mohali clash

March 27th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 27 (IANS) As archrivals India and Pakistan gear for a face-off in the cricket World Cup semi-finals in Mohali Wednesday, passions are running high among the ardent ... Read more...

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Cricket fan in Nagpur carves miniature World Cup trophy out of soap cakes

March 6th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Mar.6 (ANI): The ongoing ICC World Cup 2011 has caught the imagination of the cricket crazy fans across India. Sudhakar Pathak, an ardent cricket fan, and also an amateur miniature artist ... Read more...

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Oz Olympic boss demands new national anti-corruption watchdog to stop illegal betting

March 2nd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, March 2 (ANI): Australian Olympics boss John Coates has said there is a need for a new national anti-corruption watchdog, with powers to tap phones, to stop match-fixing and illegal betting. ... Read more...

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Yuvraj collaborating with Oakley on signature sunglasses series (With Image)

February 18th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Dashing all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is collaborating with Oakley for his first Signature Series sunglasses even as the global eyewear major has signed him up as its brand ... Read more...

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IPL auction a crime against cricket: Congress leader

January 18th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Calling the recent auction of players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) "a crime against the great game (of cricket)", a Congress leader from Maharashtra has ... Read more...

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BCCI officials questioned over IPL irregularities

January 12th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Top officials of the Indian cricket board were Wednesday quizzed by a parliamentary committee about alleged financial irregularities in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), a ... Read more...

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Cricket Players Shoot For Patiala House

January 8th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
are Wasim Akram, Andrew Symonds, Matthew Hayden, Graham Gooch, Herschelle Gibbs, Brendon McCullum, Kamran Akmal, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Nasir Hussain to name a few.It was on the insistence of director ... Read more...

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IPL auction: KKR buys Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan

January 8th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders bought Gautam Gambhir for Rs. 11.04 crore and Yusuf Pathan for Rs. 9.66 crore during the ongoing bidding for leading cricket players for ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan too features in leaked US embassy cable

December 18th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Dec 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan and the threat by the Shiv Sena to ban screenings of his film "My Name is Khan" found mention in a ... Read more...

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Pak coach Waqar, Miandad concerned over team’s Kiwi tour preparations

December 15th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 15 (ANI): Javiad Miandad and Waqar Younis, the two former giants of Pakistan cricket, have expressed their concerns over the team's preparations for the New Zealand tour ahead of World ... Read more...

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Kiwi cricketers will pay for failure, says association chief

December 14th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 14 (IANS) In what is seen as a fallout of their disastrous India tour, New Zealand cricketers have been warned by the New Zealand Cricket Players' Association (NZCPA) chief to ... Read more...

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Shakib appointed Bangladesh’s Think Wise spokesperson for HIV/AIDS awareness

November 30th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Nov 30 (ANI): Bangladeshi cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan has been announced the Think Wise campaign spokesperson for his country by the International Cricket Council (ICC).The campaign aims at raising awareness ... Read more...

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Cricketers to sport red ribbons on World AIDS Day

November 29th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Leading international cricket players will be sporting red ribbons in their upcoming matches to mark World AIDS Day (Dec 1) and to support those living with ... Read more...

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PCB threatens legal notice against South Africa’s Arthur

November 5th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Friday threatened to sue former South Africa coach Mickey Arthur who alleged that he suspected that a 2007 match between the two ... Read more...

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Lalu bombs, Nitish bombs… It’s Diwali in Bihar!

November 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 4 (IANS) With Diwali only a day away, a Bihar locked in assembly elections is seeing a sharp surge in the sale of Lalu bombs and Nitish ... Read more...

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Butt, Aamer disappointed over ICC decision

November 1st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan cricket players Salman Butt and Mohammad Aamer Monday expressed disappointment over the decision of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to uphold their suspension from ... Read more...

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Batting coach Greatbatch says Kiwis ‘played like dicks’ in Bangladesh

October 29th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Oct. 29 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team batting coach Mark Greatbatch has issued a stinging criticism of his batsmen as the team leaves for India tomorrow, saying that ... Read more...

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Pakistan bowler Umar Gul ties the knot

October 11th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistani fast bowler Umar Gul hosted a grand reception for his family and friends in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Sunday to celebrate his ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court dismisses ‘high treason’ petition against ’spot-fixing’ cricketers

September 23rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 23 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has dismissed a petition against Pakistani cricket players allegedly involved in the spot-fixing, as none of them have been proved to be guilty so ... Read more...

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