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Britain’s Olympic coach Pearce to assess Beckham in US


April 25th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Britain's football coach Stuart Pearce will watch David Beckham play in the United States next week before deciding whether he will be selected for the ... Read more...

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Former team mates hail Dravid ‘The Wall’ (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Former team mates Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, V.V.S. Laxman and Mahendra Singh Dhoni paid rich tributes to Rahul Dravid for his immense contribution to Indian cricket.Ganguly ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket mourns Pataudi’s death


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistanis Friday paid tribute to former Indian cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who died in New Delhi aged 70. Pataudi, nicknamed "Tiger" and well known ... Read more...

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Muralitharan to play for Wellington next season


May 13th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 13 (IANS) Legendary Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan will play for Wellington in the next season of New Zealand's domestic Twenty20 cricket competition.Muralitharan is the highest wicket-taker ... Read more...

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PCB must give ‘legend’ Akhtar proud exit after denying him ’swansong’ against India


April 9th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board, which deprived the now-retired legendary pacer Shoaib Akhtar of an opportunity to play his swansong in the 2011 World Cup semifinal clash against India, ... Read more...

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After ‘King’s Speech’ Oscar, Colin Firth ’set to be knighted’


March 4th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Colin Firth may soon be knighted, thanks to his splendid performance in 'The King's Speech'.The 50-year-old actor portrayed Queen Elizabeth's father King George VI in the movie, and ... Read more...

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RoboCop fans in US raise $50K to honour him with giant statue


February 21st, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Fans of RoboCop in the US have raised 50,000 dollars to erect a giant statue in his honour.The whole idea to have a statue in his image ... Read more...

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Richardson amazed at Tendulkar’s longevity as cricketer (Interview)


February 18th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Richie Richardson, the West Indies batting great who captained the side in two World Cups, marvels at Sachin Tendulkar's longevity as a topflight cricketer ... Read more...

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Cardiff builder named world’s number one sea angler


February 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): A Cardiff builder has been ranked the world number one sea angler.To mark the 'fantastic achievement, the Welsh Federation of Sea Anglers presented Joe Arch with a trophy.But ... Read more...

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KKR looking at options to use Ganguly


January 9th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders might have dropped their favourite son Sourav Ganguly from the team for the Indian Premier League (IPL)-4 but Chief Executive Officer Venky Mysore said they ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, a perfect cricket role model: Swann


December 21st, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 21 (ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has described Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar as the perfect cricket role model.Reacting to Tendulkar scoring his 50th Test ton, Swann says in ... Read more...

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Australian skipper Michael Clarke says team is improving well, hope to peak up by summer


October 16th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Oct.16 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke said here on Saturday, that the team is improving well, and hoped to peak by summer.Clarke praised master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's outstanding performances, adding ... Read more...

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Netball skipper McMahon to be Oz CWG flag bearer


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 2 (ANI): There was no shortage of motivation for the Australian netball team ahead of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.The appointment of team captain Sharelle McMahon as Australia's flag ... Read more...

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Paes felicitated for his 21 years in Davis Cup


September 19th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) He is Indian tennis' answer to Sachin Tendulkar, both in terms of longevity and commitment to the sport besides a consistent level of performance. The legendary Ramanathan ... Read more...

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Difficult to surpass Murali’s record: Akram


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Thursday called Sri Lanka spin king a "phenomenal" cricketer whose record of 800 Test wickets will be difficult to overhaul. Murali, who played ... Read more...

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Murali’s achievements will inspire new generation of young cricketers: Pawar


July 17th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17(ANI): ICC President Sharad Pawar on Saturday paid tribute to Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who will play his final Test match when Sri Lanka face India at Galle ... Read more...

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Federer wasn’t making excuses for Wimbledon loss: Bollettieri


July 12th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Roger Federer's reasons for his shocking Wimbledon quarterfinal loss did not go down well with many, including his opponent Tomas Berdych, but tennis guru Nick Bollettieri ... Read more...

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Country Music Awards To Be Held In November


June 10th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar The Country Music Association (CMA) has announced that the 44th Country music Awards will be held in November this year.The biggest country music event will take place at ... Read more...

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Canadian Tamils hail Big B


June 7th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 7 (IANS) The 300,000-strong Canadian Tamil community has hailed Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan for not attending the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Colombo. While labelling Bachchan as ... Read more...

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Michael Caine feels honoured to win London Legend Award


November 28th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Veteran actor Sir Michael Caine has revealed that he is very honoured to receive the London Legend Award.Caine, 76, a double Oscar-winner and star of more than 100 ... Read more...

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Sourav awarded Honorary Fellowship by Lancashire university


July 16th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University of Lancashire. The 37-year-old Ganguly said that he was honoured and wants to build ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue’s cancer triggered 30 percent surge in imaging


June 5th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 5 (IANS) Australian pop singer and actress Kylie Minogue's breast cancer triggered a 30 percent surge in breast imaging of low risk women, according to a new study. Many more ... Read more...

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The Queen warns Wills not to marry Kate till she gets a job


June 2nd, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth II has reportedly warned grandson Prince William not to propose to girlfriend Kate Middleton until she gets a proper job.The British monarch, 82, has not ... Read more...

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