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Ponting calls for separate window for IPL


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has once again highlighted the need for a separate window for the Indian Premier League (IPL).Ponting, who played in the inaugural ... Read more...

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Top players likely to give WSH a miss


February 28th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Top Indian players are likely to give the World Series Hockey (WSH), which begins here Wednesday, a miss, officials of participating teams said Tuesday.The stand-off between ... Read more...

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Saif, Mika to perform at World Series Hockey opening


February 28th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) The inaugural season of Bridgestone World Series Hockey (WSH) will see a star-studded opening - Bollywood celebrities like Saif Ali Khan, Neha Dhupia and singer ... Read more...

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Supercar Series rescheduled


January 12th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) The inaugural i1 Supercar Series, originally to commence this month, has been rescheduled and will now be held between Feb 10 and April 1, according to ... Read more...

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World Series Hockey postponed to Feb 29


December 12th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Ending days of uncertainty, the World Series Hockey (WSH) was postponed Monday till after India's Olympic qualifiers. It will now run Feb 29-April 1. WSH was ... Read more...

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Dravid named captain of Rajasthan Royals


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian batting great Rahul Dravid was Saturday named the captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals. He replaces Australia's Shane Warne, who led ... Read more...

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WSH: Indian striker Rajpal Singh in Delhi Wizards


November 30th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India striker Rajpal Singh was named in the Delhi Wizards squad for the inaugural season of the World Series Hockey (WSH) that starts Dec 17.Pakistan's ... Read more...

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IPL: Kochi wants to shift to Ahmedabad


August 16th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Lack of viewership for the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Kerala has prompted the owners of Kochi Tuskers to request the Indian cricket board to ... Read more...

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American football comes to India


August 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) American football is coming to India with the launch of Elite Football League of India (EFLI) next year.The inaugural season of the EFLI will be played ... Read more...

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Hayden picks up stakes in Brisbane Heat


July 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 26 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden picked up equity in Brisbane Heat Twenty20 franchise, for whom he turns out as a player in the inaugural season of ... Read more...

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Watson to play in Big Bash amid series against India


July 19th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Shane Watson Tuesday signed up with Sydney Sixers for the inaugural season of the Twenty20 Big Bash League (BBL) in December, meaning he will ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera signs on for second season of `The Voice’


July 1st, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS/EFE) Singer Christina Aguilera will again be one of the coaches when vocal competition series "The Voice" returns for a second season, NBC announced Thursday."Our ... Read more...

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Shane Warne announces retirement from IPL


May 6th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne Friday announced that the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) season will mark the end of his professional career.Warne, who has ... Read more...

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New captains will bring fresh ideas in IPL-4


April 7th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Three former international captains Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene and Daniel Vettori will be leading Indian Premier League (IPL) teams this season, bringing a new ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Premier League cricket matches begin


March 13th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 13 (IANS) The first edition of the Twenty20 Jharkhand Premier League (JPL) got off to a flying start at a newly-built stadium at Ranchi Sunday with Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Red-hot Watson eyeing big bucks in India from endorsements


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson's good form has increased his demand in India, where his profile has skyrocketed since steering Rajasthan Royals to a title and being named player ... Read more...

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White ‘pinching himself’ after 1.1 million dollar IPL windfall


January 9th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9(ANI): Australian all-rounder has said that his new 1.1 million dollar contract with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Deccan Chargers has come as a surprise to him.The 27-year-old, who was ... Read more...

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Colors Gears Up For ‘Chhote Miyan 3′


July 26th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Colors and Endemol India are inseparable. All the major non-fiction shows on Colors are produced by Endemol India. "Fear Factor', "Bigg Boss' are set to see ... Read more...

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Sonu Niigaam Returns With ‘Chhote Ustaad’


June 19th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):It's difficult to pinpoint where Sonu Niigaam's loyalty lies. After al he's been on various channels. He started his TV career as host of Zee TV'S ... Read more...

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Shekhar, Sonali, Kirron to continue tryst with India’s Got Talent


April 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Colors and BIG Synergy reaped success with the inaugural season of India's Got Talent. Apart from the quality of contestants, ... Read more...

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Super Kings champions after a thrilling final


April 26th, 2010 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings proved to be second time lucky as they beat favourites Mumbai Indians by 22 runs in a thrilling final to become Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Pak favourites to win T20 World Cup : Asif


April 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.17 (ANI): Controversial Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Asif believes that his team would successfully defend their ICC World T20 Championship title during the tournament starting on April 30 in the West ... Read more...

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Swastik wooing Rahul Roy for Colors show


April 8th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Rahul Roy's career is defined by two moments. First when he became a star with his debut film Aashique. Second, after remaining in wilderness for a while ... Read more...

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We have to maintain the intensity: Warne


March 25th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 25 (IANS) Having made a comeback of sorts with their second straight victory, Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne said his team can still be a force to reckon with ... Read more...

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No security issues in India, says Dhoni


March 8th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Monday gave a clean chit to the security measures for the Indian Premier League beginning March 12. "The security is just perfect ... Read more...

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Pakistan board hopeful its players will join in IPL


December 10th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Kahlid Hussain Karachi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is hopeful about the participation of their players in the Indian Premier League (IPL).A PCB spokesman said there are hopes that ... Read more...

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Pak pacer Asif wants to make up for lost time


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov. 23 (ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is looking at the brighter side of his absence from international cricket for two years, saying that he got time to recover from ... Read more...

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Asif wants to help Pak win in New Zealand


November 16th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif has said that he wants to help the team win in New Zealand and prove the bad times are behind after his career ... Read more...

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Mohammad Asif clears dope test


September 30th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Centurion, Sep.30 (ANI): Tainted Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has cleared the dope test conducted on him earlier this week here.The Pakistani team management has received the test reports late on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Dope tests conducted on Afridi, Malik


September 29th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Sep.29 (ANI): Pakistan all rounders Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik underwent regular dope tests here.This was the second such test conducted on Malik in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy, The News ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Intikhab confident of Pakistan beating India


September 25th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 25 (IANS) Pakistan coach Intikhab Alam is confident that his team will beat India at Centurion Saturday and earn a semi-final place in the Champions Trophy. Going by the form, India ... Read more...

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Mohammad Asif undergoes dope test in Jo’burg ahead of India-Pak clash


September 25th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.25 (ANI): Disgraced Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif underwent a dope test during a practice session in Johannesburg ahead of Pakistan's encounter with India in the ICC Champions Trophy."Asif has been ... Read more...

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Mohammad Asif set to return to international cricket


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.23 (ANI): Tainted Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is set to return to international cricket on Wednesday in the Champions Trophy match against the West Indies.The Pakistani team is yet to ... Read more...

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Mohammad Asif vows never to repeat his past mistakes


August 26th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.26 (ANI): Tainted Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif has vowed not to repeat his past mistakes which saw him being banned from international cricket for a year.In an interview with PakPassion.net, Asif ... Read more...

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Asif clears ‘tough’ fitness test enhancing chances for Champions Trophy


August 21st, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug. 21 (ANI): Tainted Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has cleared a 'tough' fitness test enhancing his chances of securing a place in the ICC Champions Trophy squad.Former wicketkeeper captain Rashid ... Read more...

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