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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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Ruud Gullit enthralls Mohun Bagan crowd


July 30th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) It was a prized moment for several budding football players of the city who Sunday had an opportunity for a photo op with Dutch football legend ... Read more...

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Australia lack firepower to reclaim Ashes: Holding


April 21st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 21 (IANS) Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels that Australia lacks the fire-power to reclaim the Ashes from Andrew Strauss's Englishmen."I don't think this ... Read more...

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Ghosal goes down fighting in Punj Lloyd Squash


December 15th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal went down fighting to England's Peter Barker in the pre-quarterfinals of the Punj Lloyd Squash Masters here Thursday, ending India's challenge in the ... Read more...

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England-Egypt to battle it out in Punj Lloyd squash


December 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The third edition of the Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters beginning here Monday is set to host six top-10 players despite the last minute pullout ... Read more...

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Tendulkar completes 22 years in international cricket


November 15th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Batting genius Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday completed 22 marathon years in international cricket, still awaiting a record 100th international ton. The Mumbaikar has gone without a ... Read more...

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Sardar Patel would have liberated Pakistani Kashmir: Chouhan


November 1st, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 31 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Monday said that had the Kashmir issue been in the hands of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the portion of Kashmir ... Read more...

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Relentless India poised to extend domination over England to T20 (Preview)


October 28th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) Reigning Twenty20 world champions England will take on India, the winners of the inaugural edition, Saturday to salvage some pride after their 0-5 whitewash in the ... Read more...

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Kohli’s ton, double century stand with Gambhir see India victorious


October 18th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Riding on a stroke-filled Virat Kohli century and his unbroken double-century third-wicket partnership with Gautam Gambhir, India coasted to an emphatic eight-wicket victory ... Read more...

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Changing weather can dictate course of second ODI at Kotla


October 16th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The mid-October winter tinge can be dicey for day-night cricket in the capital with the dew factor giving the coin a real toss when ... Read more...

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England to take closer look at two-ball regulation


October 10th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) England will be using their final warm-up game against Hyderbad XI Tuesday to get a grip of the new bowling regulation ahead of the five-match One-day ... Read more...

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India cannot ask for a greater occasion to stamp their authority (Comment)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
India are No.1 Test nation for over a year now. This is undisputed, and so is that India are the World Champions in the limited-overs cricket. Yet, there are murmurs ... Read more...

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Aussies don’t figure in Wisden’s 2010 Test XI


April 14th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 14 (ANI): Not a single Australian figures in Wisden's 2010 best Test XI named in the cricket almanac's 148th edition.According to a report in the Daily Mail, the choice ... Read more...

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Centuries from Dilshan, Tharanga knock England out of World Cup (Roundup)


March 27th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga hammered unbeaten centuries as Sri Lanka crushed England by 10 wickets to march into the World Cup semi-final in style here ... Read more...

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Police way of amusing themselves at Kotla (World Cup Diary)


February 28th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With not much policing to do, Delhi Police officials manning the Ferzoeshah Kotla took turns to enjoy the West Indies-Netherlands World Cup match in a rather innovative ... Read more...

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84-year-old Brit to lead four-man team in Atlantic raft sail


January 16th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): A 84-year-old Britisher, Anthony Smith, will lead a team of adventurers in a sail across the Atlantic Ocean, stretch of 2,800 miles, in a raft made from plastic gas ... Read more...

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Tendulkar way ahead of Bradman in ongoing SMH poll for ‘greatest batsman of all time’


December 21st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 21(ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who scored his 50th Test century last week, is currently leading a poll commissioned to reveal the "greatest batsman of all time".According to ... Read more...

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Warne bats for Michael Beer’s inclusion in Perth Test


December 8th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Shane Warne has laughed off suggestions of donning the baggy green cap again to rescue Australia from their Ashes nightmare and called on the selectors to go for ... Read more...

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Thirty years on, he’s still the real Nowhere Man (Tribute) (Dec 8 is John Lennon’s death anniversary)


December 7th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohita Nagpal Sometimes, words fail you. When a musician is equally revered as a peace campaigner, when his songs become an anthem for anti-war groups, when he attains a place beyond ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell, Botham renew their grudge in Adelaide Oval car park scuffle


December 7th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.7 (ANI): Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell and Englishmen Sir Ian Botham renewed a 30-year-old grudge, when they had to be separated after having a dispute in the car park outside ... Read more...

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1,000-yr-old Viking massacre remains unearthed in Oxford


November 8th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Archaeologists have revealed that Viking skeletons found buried beneath an Oxford college two years back were the victims of brutal ethnic cleansing 1,000 years ago.Experts were mystified when ... Read more...

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Englishmen edge past Australians in Ashes series over 2010 statistics


November 7th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7(ANI): Only four Australian cricketers would be named if a composite side of Australians and Englishmen was selected on the basis of their performances in 2010, cricket columnist David Sygall ... Read more...

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Bollinger a concealed weapon for Ashes


October 17th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 17 (ANI): With ordinary record in England, both in county cricket, Tests and one-dayers, pacer Doug Bollinger will surprise plenty of Englishmen in the Ashes series this Australian summer by ... Read more...

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Marisa Miller Named Super Fan For The NFL


October 13th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Marissa Miller, the model for Sports Illustrated and Victoria’s Secret model has a brand new job now. That of the spokesperson for the National ... Read more...

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CWG: Indian athlete fails dope test, medal tally at 91 (Afternoon Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Dope scandal hit the Indian contingent Wednesday, ahead of the conclusion of the Commonwealth Games Thursday, making it the third case at the Delhi Games.Rani Yadav, who ... Read more...

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CWG TT : Sharath, Saha in doubles final


October 13th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Indians Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha came from a match point down to register a thrilling 3-2 win over Englishmen Liam Pitchford and Andrew Baggaley in the ... Read more...

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CWG table tennis: Sharath, Saha in doubles final


October 13th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian pair of Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha came from a match point down to register a thrilling 3-2 win over Englishmen Liam Pitchford and Andrew ... Read more...

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CWG tennis: Somdev and Sania in finals, Paes-Bhupathi shocked (Roundup)


October 8th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza kept the Indian flag fluttering on a day of heartbreak for India as their legendary doubles pair Leander Paes ... Read more...

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CWG Tennis: Sania, Somdev in finals, Paes-Bhupathi out (Lead)


October 8th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman was at his fluent best on way to the men's singles final while Sania Mirza took time to come on ... Read more...

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Saurav confident of winning India’s first medal in squash


September 24th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Unfazed by the controversies surrounding the Commonwealth Games, squash star Saurav Ghoshal is confident of winning India's first ever medal in the sport.Saurav's recent good ... Read more...

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CWG on track - amid criticism and cyclists pulling out (Afternoon Lead)


September 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Five cyclists pulled out citing health and safety issues and Australia questioned why the event was being held in India, but the 19th Commonwealth Games seemed ... Read more...

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Four world class British cyclists pull out of Games


September 24th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) In the latest blow to the Delhi Commonwealth Games organisers, four top cyclists -- including world and Olympic champion Geraint Thomas -- have pulled out of the Games ... Read more...

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Aussie squash star eyeing Commonwealth glory


September 20th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) Australian squash star David Palmer Monday said his recent fighting performance against world No.1 Ramy Ashour in the British Open has encouraged him to do well in the ... Read more...

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Flintoff, a match winner and entertainer par excellence: Benaud


September 19th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.19 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and well known commentator Richie Benaud has described retiring Andrew Flintoff as one of two Englishmen who were match winners and entertainers, and the only ... Read more...

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Advani, Sethi knocked knocked out of World Billiards Championships


August 27th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 27 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and Geet Sethi were knocked out from the semi-finals of the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) World Billiards Championships here Friday. Mike Rusell of England ... Read more...

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