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Olympic tennis: Tradition takes back seat at All England Club


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The "home of tennis" is known for its tradition and strict adherence to rules, but during the Olympic Games the venue is looking noticeably different.Gone are ... Read more...

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India gets hawk eye over Strait of Malacca


July 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India will Tuesday formally open a key naval station, aptly named INS Baaz (Hawk), in the southern part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands that ... Read more...

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Goal-line technology lined-up for Premier League


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Goal-line technology will be used in the English Premier League "as soon as is practically possible" after it was approved by the body that sets ... Read more...

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Football authority clears use of goal-line technology


July 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 6 (IANS) The International Football Association Board (IFAB), the governing body that determines the laws of football, at a special session convened in Zurich decided to allow ... Read more...

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‘The Avengers’-Ups the bar for superhero franchisee (IANS Movie Preview)


April 28th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'The Avengers'; Director: Joss Whedon; Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Fuffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson; Rating: ****In a multi-hero film it ... Read more...

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Delhi put on high alert ahead of Republic Day


January 21st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The capital will be under hawk-eye vigil in the run-up to the Republic Day, Jan 26, with 25,000 personnel being deployed for a massive ... Read more...

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India staring at third big defeat in Australia (Roundup)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian batting crumbled yet again after a good show by pacer Umesh Yadav, who bagged his maiden fifer, on the second day of the third ... Read more...

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2012 Australian Open to be richest Grand Slam


October 4th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
M0elbourne, Oct 4 (IANS) The 2012 Australian Open will be the richest tournament in Grand Slam history with the men's and women's winners each claiming approximately $2.2 million.The organisers Tuesday ... Read more...

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Shastri, Hussain in war of words over DRS


July 31st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) The Decision Review System (DRS) has generated so much heat in the ongoing India-England series that former cricketers Ravi Shastri and Nasser Hussain were engaged ... Read more...

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DRS back in spotlight in India-England series


July 31st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) The use of technology came under scanner on the second day of the second cricket Test when England were left unconvinced by the Hotspot technology ... Read more...

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Lbw decisions won’t be reviewed in India-England series


July 20th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Leg-before decisions will not be reviewed in the upcoming four-match Test series and five One-day Internationals between India and England.The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) ... Read more...

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Shame that Hawk-Eye is not being used: Swann (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann said it is a shame that the umpires' Decision Review System (DRS) would not be used in its full form in the ... Read more...

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Shame that DRS won’t be available for India series: Swann


July 19th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann said it is a shame that the umpires' Decision Review System (DRS) would not be available for decision making in the ... Read more...

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ICC’s decision to abolish runners is harsh: Yuvraj


July 1st, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's flamboyant middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh feels that the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to abolish runners is harsh and would affect batting sides.Yuvraj, who ... Read more...

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BCCI accepts ICC’s modified DRS version (Roundup)


June 28th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee has recommended a modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS), which has been accepted by the ... Read more...

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Modified DRS made mandatory; BCCI agree to its use without Hawk Eye (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) with Hotspot and Snickometre technology has been made mandatory for Tests and ODIs at the International Cricket Council's chief ... Read more...

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Fleming calls modified version of DRS a compromise by ICC


June 27th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming said the modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS) is a "compromise formula" worked out by the ... Read more...

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ICC meeting recommends mandatory use of modified DRS version


June 27th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee has recommended a modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS) be made mandatory for Tests and ODIs.However, ... Read more...

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A ‘Big Match’ rivalling the World Cup quarter-final (World cup Diary)


March 26th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) Atmosphere outside the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), the headquarters of Sri Lanka Cricket, was festive. It could easily be mistaken as the build-up for Saturday's quarter-final ... Read more...

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Ball-tracking firm Hawk-Eye goes to Sony


March 8th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 8 (ANI): Hawk-Eye, the British-based company that provides ball-tracking technology in tennis and cricket, has been purchased by electronics giant Sony.Financial details weren't disclosed but sections of the British media ... Read more...

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ICC guidelines on lbw review


March 7th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Faced by a barrage of criticism, the International Cricket Council Monday issued guidelines to umpires on the controversial 2.5m rule of the Decision Review System ... Read more...

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BCCI stands by Dhoni, complains to ICC about UDRS


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday stood by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying it is still not convinced about the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS) in ... Read more...

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This Se(h)wag does not wield the willow (World Cup Diary)


February 24th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Almost the first person journalists bumped into Thursday as they entered the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium was Virender Sewag. And no, it's not Delhi's favourite cricketer but ... Read more...

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Poll panel to keep hawk eye on all cash transactions


February 14th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Withdrawing more than Rs.1 lakh from any bank after the notification of assembly poll dates by the Election Commission will be looked at suspiciously and all kinds of ... Read more...

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Heavily fortified Delhi gears up for Republic Day


January 25th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Delhi is under hawk-eye vigil as the nation celebrates its 62nd Republic Day Wednesday, with thousands of gun-totting armed personnel keeping tight vigil across the city ... Read more...

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Hawk-Eye debuts at Chennai Open


January 4th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Linespersons at the Aircel ATP Chennai Open have come out on top following the introductory implementation of the Hawk-Eye electronic review system, a referral for line call ... Read more...

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High on spirit and joy, Kerala embraces 2011


January 1st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) The beaches buzzed with tourists, the hotels made a killing, the clubs went into musical marathons, the night sky was lit with perfect chromosomes, and the god's ... Read more...

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India wins Durban Test, level series one all


December 29th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (S. Africa), Dec. 29 (ANI): India defeated South Africa in the second Test played here by 87 runs on Wednesday, and leveled the three-match series one all.Requiring 303 for a ... Read more...

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As rare Olive Ridleys mate, Orissa mounts vigil


December 21st, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, Dec 21 (IANS) Over a hundred officials have been deployed along the shore to keep a hawk eye and over a dozen security camps set up. After all, protection ... Read more...

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‘Virtual Eye’s inaccurate ball-tracking could lead to wrong decisions in Ashes’


December 10th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 10(ANI): The founder of Hawk-Eye, Paul Hawkins, has said that inaccurate ball-tracking by Virtual Eye could lead to wrong decisions in the ongoing Ashes series.Hawkins has produced evidence of an ... Read more...

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Hawk-eye for Chennai Open


November 25th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Four years after it was first officially used in tournament play, hawk-eye will make its debut at the $450,000 Aircel Chennai Open tennis that will kick-start the 2011 ... Read more...

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Australia ‘neutralizes England’s secret weapon’ to hone batting skills ahead of Ashes


November 17th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Cricket Australia has equipped their out of form batsmen with the latest technological breakthrough to sharpen their techniquesRicky Ponting and his teammates will use the baseball-inspired ProBatter training ... Read more...

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Australia will find Swann difficult to tackle: Emburey


October 26th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Former England captain John Emburey said Graeme Swann will enjoy an upper hand against Australian batsmen in the upcoming Ashes series.Emburey, a member of the last England team ... Read more...

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Swann’s use of umpire referral system to sound death-knell for Oz in Ashes: Emburey


October 26th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): Former England cricketer John Emburey believes that off-spinner Graeme Swann can capitalize on Australian conditions, and use the umpire referral system as a weapon during next month's Ashes series."With ... Read more...

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Hawk-Eye ‘can make goal-line calls in half a second’, says inventor


October 21st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 21 (ANI): The inventor of Hawk-Eye has claimed he has goal-line technology that can make a decision within half a second.The International Football Board (IFAB) has asked companies to present ... Read more...

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