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Winning start by Indian teams at Asian Squash


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 2 (IANS) The Indian men's and women's teams began their campaign in the 16th Asian team squash championship on a strong note here Tuesday defeating Singapore and China, ... Read more...

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Cobras to dish out exciting cricket


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Cape Cobras will present exciting cricket in the Champions League T20 if one were to go by Andrew Puttick's statements here Thursday.The Cobras, having won ... Read more...

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T&T; aims to qualify for main stage of CL T20


September 14th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 14 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago's captain Daren Ganga expects his team to qualify for the main draw of the Champions League Twenty20, admitting that "sometimes our best ... Read more...

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ECB may stop counties from participating in Champions League Twenty20


August 19th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England may stop counties from playing in next month's Champions League Twenty20 in India unless they are paid upfront by the Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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I will return to defend my title: Lee Chong Wei


May 1st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia said he is thrilled to become the first men's singles champion at the India Open Super Series badminton ... Read more...

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IPL riches may provide some solace for Oz Ashes series failures


January 7th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 7(ANI): Several players responsible for Australia's dismal performance in the Ashes series against England are set to grab big paychecks during the Indian Premier League auction.The auction for the fourth ... Read more...

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72 Australian players on list for Indian Premier League auction


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 2(ANI): Fast bowlers Doug Bollinger, Shaun Tait, Peter Siddle, Ben Hilfenhaus and Stuart Clark are among the 72 Australian players whose nominations for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) auction ... Read more...

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Freshman Taylor Hanson Proves Himself Worthy


December 8th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the last day of the Citizens Bank Camel/Cadet Classic held at the Coast Guard Academy, the Connecticut Camels ousted the Medgar Evers with a score ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals may pay two million pounds for Watson at IPL auction


October 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 8(ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisee Rajasthan Royals may pay two million pounds for Australian all-rounder Shane Watson at next month's auction for the tournament.According to the Courier Mail, Watson's ... Read more...

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Uruguay hoping for a repeat of history (Group A team profile)


May 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo, May 26 (DPA) After edging Costa Rica in an inter-continental play-off, Uruguay became the 32nd and final team to qualify for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. One of just seven ... Read more...

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Oz players body terms IPL ‘unconfirmed’ blacklist threat ‘unfair’


April 20th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20 (ANI): Reacting to unconfirmed reports, the Australian Cricketers' Association has said it is unfair for players to be blacklisted by the Indian Premier League if they quit the tournament ... Read more...

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Rashid 18th and Jha 34th at Asian Amateur golf


November 1st, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shenzen (China), Nov 1 (IANS) Rashid Khan faltered in the final round with a two-over 74 that saw him drop from tenth to tied 18th at the end of the inaugural Asian ... Read more...

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Rashid rallies on back nine, lies tenth at Asian Amateur golf


October 31st, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shenzen (China), Oct 31 (IANS) Indian golfer Rashid Khan once again showcased his immense potential with a terrific rally on the back nine to keep himself in line for a good finish ... Read more...

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Oz cricketers Clarke, Johnson may get smaller IPL pay packets


August 29th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.29 (ANI): Australian stars such as Michael Clarke and Mitchell Johnson have been warned that as and when they decide to join the Indian Premier League (IPL), they can expect far ... Read more...

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Players nominated for multiple teams can make a choice


August 18th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The Champions League T20 (CLT20) governing council Tuesday clarified the rules relating to players who have qualified for multiple teams for the inaugural tournament starting October 8. Under CLT20 ... Read more...

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Now, golfers can swing their clubs on 1365-km-long golf course


July 13th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide/Perth, July 13 (ANI): Golfing enthusiasts from across the globe will soon be able to swing their clubs on an 1365-km-long golf course stretching across the Australian Outback.Touted as the world's longest ... Read more...

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India lose to New Zealand in Women’s World Twenty20 semis (Lead)


June 18th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 18 (IANS) India crashed out of the Women's World Twenty20 Thursday, going down to New Zealand by 52 runs in the semifinals at Trent Bridge here. After the men's team failed ... Read more...

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‘India favourites to retain Twenty20 World Cup’


May 26th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India will be overwhelming favourites to retain the Twenty20 World Cup as Mahendra Singh Dhoni's boys had huge successes in international cricket in the last couple ... Read more...

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Orange cap for Hayden, Purple for Kumble


April 21st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, April 21 (IANS) Matthew Hayden and Anil Kumble became the first holder of Orange and Purple caps in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) second season. Chennai Super Kings' Hayden is currently ... Read more...

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Hayden, Muralitharan star in Super Kings’ IPL win (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, April 20 (IANS) Matthew Hayden and Muttiah Muralitharan turned the clock back with a virtuoso performance as Chennai Super Kings thumped Banglaore Royal Challengers by 92 runs in an Indian ... Read more...

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IPL starts with surprise wins for Royal Challengers, Mumbai Indians (Roundup)


April 19th, 2009 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 18 (IANS) Past reputation went for a toss as Bangalore Royal Challengers crushed defending champions Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians clinically routed runners-up Chennai Super Kings to give ... Read more...

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IPL-2 will be low-scoring: Wessels


April 18th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Cape Town, April 18 (IANS) The second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will not be as high scoring as the inaugural tournament in India because the pitches in ... Read more...

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Super Kings to take full squad to South Africa


April 6th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) Leaving nothing to chance, the Chennai Super Kings, led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, will be flying out their full contingent of 27 players besides support staff to South ... Read more...

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Japan becomes the World Baseball Classic Champions, yet again.


March 24th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
On Monday night the Japanese successfully in defended their 2006 title against their rivals Korea at the Dodger Stadium.During the whole game 35 year old Ichiro Suzuki the right fielder of ... Read more...

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Knight Riders deny offering Ponting for trade


February 21st, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb.21 (ANI): The IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders has denied that Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting was up for trade, quashing rumors that Ponting was privately shopped around to other ... Read more...

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Michael Clarke set for 1.7 million dollar IPL windfall


January 25th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.25 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke is set to land a massive 1.7 million dollar deal by making himself available for the Indian Premier League. According to the Sunday Telegraph, Australian ... Read more...

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ECB worried over reports of Stanford pull-out


December 17th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Reports of Texan billionaire, Allen Stanford, terminating the lucrative five-year deal of Twenty20 matches with England, have left England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in a state of ... Read more...

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Hussey’s absence won’t affect us: Warriors


November 25th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Rambal Warriors might be without Michael Hussey in the Champions League, but team owner feels his absence would not hamper their chances in the showbiz Twenty20 tournament.Hussey ... Read more...

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Tom Moody banks on his players’ India experience


November 5th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Rambal Warriors coach Tom Moody feels the experience of playing in India will help his players in the Twenty20 Champions League, starting Dec 3. Western ... Read more...

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Priety, Ness skip IPL inaugural for Mohali preparations


April 18th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin
Mohali (Punjab), April 18 (IANS) Actress Priety Zinta and her industrialist beau Ness Wadia, joint owners of the 'Kings XI Punjab' Mohali team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Friday skipped the ... Read more...

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IPL sells website rights to Canadian firm for 50 million dollars


April 18th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr.18 (ANI): Canadian firm Live Current Media (LCM) will develop the Indian Premier League's official website for US50 million dollars. The 10-year deal will see the Vancouver-based company develop and generate ... Read more...

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ICL to be shown live in Pakistan


March 9th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, March 9 (IANS) The rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) will be aired live in Pakistan in a bid to increase the viewership of the tournament abroad. Geo Super sports channel will ... Read more...

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Australia top seeded for Champions Trophy, India fourth


March 1st, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 1 (IANS) Defending champions Australia have been confirmed as the top seed for Champions Trophy tournament to be played in Pakistan in September. Australia with 130 points maintained their ... Read more...

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Kallis bid surprises South African cricket boss


February 21st, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, Feb 21 (IANS) Cricket South Africa chief executive Gerald Majola has said he was "pleasantly surprised" at the $900,000 bid for all-rounder Jacques Kallis to play in three seasons ... Read more...

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