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West Indies bring back Darren Bravo for T20 World Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) The return of left-handed stroke-maker Darren Bravo is the only difference in an otherwise predictable 15-man squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri ... Read more...

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India looking to extend lead against Sri Lanka


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) India will look to building up on their 1-0 lead when they take on Sri Lanka in the second One-day International Tuesday at Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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No Bravo for warm-up match against Black Caps


July 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 15 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies left-hander Darren Bravo appears to be in a race against time to be fit for the opening Test against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Injured Darren Bravo out of tour, returning home


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/CMC) Injury has ruled West Indies batsman Darren Bravo out of the remainder of the England tour.The stylish left-handed batsman picked up a groin injury during the first ... Read more...

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East Bengal in IFA Shield final


March 13th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 13 (IANS) Riding on a first half strike by Tolgey Ozbay, East Bengal scraped into the final of the IFA Shield football tournament for the 40th time with ... Read more...

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Akram Khan quits as Bangaldesh’s chief cricket selector


March 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 7 (IANS) Chief selector Akram Khan quit Wedensday protesting against the Bangladesh Cricket Board's interference in selection matters.Khan resigned due to his differences with BCB president Mustafa Kamal ... Read more...

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Injured Puyol to miss Champions League game


March 7th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 7 (IANS) Barcelona defender Carles Puyol is set to miss Wednesday's Champions League second leg clash with German Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen because of a groin injury.Puyol joins ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Bangladesh recall Mortaza, drop Tamim


March 6th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe bin Mortaza has been recalled while explosive opener Tamim Iqbal was dropped from the 14-member national squad for the Asia Cup cricket ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s assistant coach lauds Higuain after his double strike


March 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 5 (IANS) Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka Monday praised striker Gonzalo Higuain following his double strike against Espanyol in a Spanish La Liga football match.Higuain's two goals ... Read more...

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Injury-troubled Real Madrid to take on Espanyol


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 3 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho will have to make changes to his side when they take on Espanyol in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Sunday.Injuries to striker ... Read more...

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Van Persie likely to miss friendly match


February 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Arsenal star striker Robin Van Persie is doubtful for the Netherlands friendly football match Wednesday against England as he continues to nurse a groin ... Read more...

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Benzema to be out of action with groin injury


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 23 (IANS) Real Madrid will be without French striker Karim Benzema for around three weeks after he picked up a groin injury in his side's 1-1 draw away ... Read more...

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Berdych saves match point, clinches deciding tiebreak against Tipsarevic


November 24th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Seventh-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych saved one match point in the third-set tiebreak to beat ninth-seeded Serb Janko Tipsarevic, a late replacement for Scot Andy Murray ... Read more...

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Murray pulls out of Tour finals, Tipsarevic replaces him


November 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) World number three Andy Murray has pulled out of the ATP World Tour Finals with a groin injury.The British number one, who strained the muscle in ... Read more...

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Groin injury keeps Robben out of Euro 2012 qualifiers


October 6th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Oct 6 (IANS) Holland's star footballer Arjen Robben will miss the team's Euro 2012 qualifiers against Moldova and Sweden due to a groin injury.Robben left the Dutch ... Read more...

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Groin injury makes Benzema doubtful for Espanyol clash


September 30th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 30 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is a doubtful starter for his side's away game against Espanyol in the Spanish La Liga football Sunday night.The French forward ... Read more...

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Tiger was a true leader, great batsman: says Contractor


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Nari Contractor, who captained Tiger Pataudi in his debut Test and whose head injury propelled Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi to the hot seat of Indian cricket ... Read more...

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Paes to miss Davis Cup tie against Japan


September 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Doubles exponent Leander Paes will miss India's Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Japan because of back spasms he suffered during his US ... Read more...

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Villarreal’s Champions League opener is must win game


September 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Villarreal will look to stabilise a worrying start to the season when they face Bayern Munich in their first group game in the Champions League ... Read more...

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Powell eyes London Olympics to end title drought


August 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 28 (IANS/CMC) Luckless Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell knows that at age 28 he may have squandered his last real chance at a World Championship title, but he ... Read more...

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World Athletics Championship: Jamaican minister laments Powell 100m exit


August 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 27 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's Sports Minister Olivia Grange has lamented Asafa Powell's withdrawal from the marquee 100 metres event at the World Championships. The 28-year-old was forced out of ... Read more...

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Halappa out of Asian Champions Trophy


August 12th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) The trials for the Indian hockey team for the Asian Champions Trophy will begin here Saturday, but captain Arjun Halappa has been ruled out with a ... Read more...

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Carlos Tevez back on the singles list


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez is back on the singles list after breaking-up from his TV star girlfriend last week.The 27-year-old had been going out with soap actress ... Read more...

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Important for us to start on a winning note: Dhoni


February 18th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Friday underscored the significance of beginning the 2011 cricket World Cup on a winning note and insisted that their defeat by ... Read more...

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Dhoni clarifies Team India was ‘not ready mentally,’ not fatigued for Oz friendly


February 15th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 15 (ANI): Rejecting reports that India's jam-packed itinerary had taken a physical toll on the players, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said that the team is not fatigued, adding ... Read more...

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Tottenham striker runs out of patience with Redknapp after life on bench


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7(ANI): Tottenham Hotspur striker Roman Pavlyuchenko has launched an explosive attack on manager Harry Redknapp, and said that he wants to leave the club at the end of the season."I ... Read more...

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Senior Pak cricketers ‘either fade away or are made to fade away’: Yousuf


January 24th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 24(ANI): Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf, who was omitted from the national squad for the upcoming 50-over World Cup, has said that senior players in the country "either fade away or ... Read more...

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Black Caps pick uncapped Woodcock in World Cup squad


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 19 (ANI): New Zealand has picked uncapped spinner Luke Woodcock and fast bowler Hamish Bennett in the 15-man World Cup squad named today.Convener of selectors Mark Greatbatch said ... Read more...

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Jackman hit in the groin by Warne’s ball


December 28th, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman was left nursing a painful groin injury after a TV cricket stunt with Australian bowler Shane Warne Sunday went wrong.The Australian actor turned ... Read more...

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Yousuf to play league cricket in Bangladesh


December 25th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has signed up to play with a Bangladesh club, Mohammedan Sporting, in the Premier Division Cricket League of the country.The club brought in Yousuf ... Read more...

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Yousuf gets a chance to make cut for World Cup probables


December 20th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has now a chance to prove his fitness and make the cut for his country's World Cup squad after the International Cricket ... Read more...

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Delhi fighting for survival against Mumbai


December 16th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdullah's five-wicket haul on a green top left Delhi fighting for survival and helped defending champions Mumbai notch up the first innings lead on ... Read more...

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Yousuf likely to be excluded from Pak’s 30-man provisional World Cup squad


November 30th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 30 (ANI): Pakistan are unlikely to include senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf in their preliminary squad for World Cup 2011, as he has failed to impress selectors with his form and ... Read more...

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Yusuf may be ignored from Pakistan’s World Cup probables


November 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors are mulling the option of ignoring senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf for the World Cup 2011 because of his poor form and fitness.Yousuf, 36, is ... Read more...

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Yousuf leaves Pak domestic team after fallout with captain Rana Naved


November 29th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 29(ANI): Pakistani batsman Mohammad Yousuf has left his old domestic team, WAPDA, to join Lahore for the Quaid-e-Azam tournament after a fallout with captain Rana Naved.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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