international career

The road to Brazil begins in Georgia: Del Bosque


September 10th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 10 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has warned his players that the defence of the World Cup that they won in South Africa in 2010 begins ... Read more...

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England captain Strauss retires from professional cricket


August 29th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss Wednesday announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect.The 35-year-old Middlesex opening batsman, who led England to two Ashes victories ... Read more...

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Pietersen to feature in World T20 as commentator


August 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Axed from the national team, former England captain Kevin Pietersen, who was the star of the last Twenty20 World Cup, will still feature in this ... Read more...

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Janevksi replaces Toshack as Macedonia coach


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Skopje (Macedonia), Aug 23 (IANS) Macedonia has appointed Cedomir Janevksi as the new coach of the national football team.Janevksi replaced former Wales and Real Madrid boss John Toshack who stepped ... Read more...

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Petrescu to take over as Dynamo coach


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Chelsea player Dan Petrescu will take over as the Dynamo Moscow football coach by the end of the week.Petrescu resigned as coach of FC Kuban, ... Read more...

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Ledley King retires from football


July 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Knee problems have forced Tottenham Hotspur and England defender Ledley King to retire at the age of 31.King joined Tottenham as a 14-year-old and spent ... Read more...

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Mostovoi ready to assist Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russia midfielder Alexander Mostovoi Wednesday said he would eagerly accept an offer to become Fabio Capello's assistant coach at the national team.Capello, expected ... Read more...

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Lee’s international career in numbers


July 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who announced his retirement from international cricket Friday, played for his country for 13 years.Lee played in 76 Tests, 217 One-Day ... Read more...

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Windies and Black Caps pay homage to Runako Morton


July 13th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies and New Zealand players used the third One-Day International here to honour the late Runako Morton, the Leeward Islands and Trinidad ... Read more...

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Freak eye injury ends Boucher’s international career


July 11th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A freak eye injury forced South Africa's veteran wicketkeeper Mark Boucher to end his international cricket career, it was announced Tuesday.The 35-year-old Boucher, who suffered the ... Read more...

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Yuvraj, Dravid nominated for Arjuna and Khel Ratna


July 7th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday nominated Rahul Dravid and Yuvraj Singh for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award ... Read more...

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Abreu quits Botafogo, signs with Figueirense


July 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Brazilian club Figueirense has confirmed the signing of veteran Uruguay international Loco Abreu.Abreu was released by Rio de Janeiro outfit Botafogo after telling the ... Read more...

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IPL is a big party, says Ryder


July 1st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 1 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder Sunday called the Indian Premier League (IPL) a "big party".Ryder's international career hit a roadblock after he admitted to having ... Read more...

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Seedorf leaves Milan after a decade for Botafogo


July 1st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Champions League winner Clarence Seedorf has moved to the Brazilian League with Botafogo, the club said Sunday.The 36-year-old Dutch midfielder has signed a ... Read more...

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In Rajya Sabha, Tendulkar to help other sports too (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath Monday as a Rajya Sabha member, vowed to help other sports as well and said he would ... Read more...

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West Indies discards playing for recall


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies A side will face India A in a series opener four-day match starting here Saturday, with players from the home team looking to ... Read more...

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Troubled Ryder parts ways with New Zealand cricket


May 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 31 (IANS) Troubled Jesse Ryder amicably parted ways with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as the talented all-rounder made himself unavailable for the central contracts for the 2012-13 ... Read more...

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Negative comments drained my confidence: Sarwan


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has criticised "certain individuals" in the West Indies set-up for the recent slump in his international career and says he is in no ... Read more...

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Puyol concedes he won’t be fit for Euro 2012


May 9th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) FC Barcelona defender Carlos Puyol Wednesday conceded that he won't recover from his knee injury in time to represent defending champions Spain in the Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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Somerset not suing Gayle over contract snub


May 5th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS/CMC) Somerset County have decided not to take legal action against West Indies batsman Chris Gayle over his aborted Twenty20 contract.Gayle pulled out of the deal earlier this ... Read more...

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Dravid eager to perform for Royals


April 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 5 (IANS) Retirement from international cricket has not affected Rahul Dravid's love for the game and he is keen on performing for the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian ... Read more...

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Deonarine named in Windies squad for first Test


April 5th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 5 (IANS/CMC) Left-hander Narsingh Deonarine has been recalled after two years in the wilderness while out-of-form openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell have clinched spots in the 13-man ... Read more...

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CSA to release Botha from central contracts


March 31st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 31 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) will be releasing Johan Botha from his central contract after the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka in September.The Twenty20 captain said it ... Read more...

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Let Sachin decide about retirement: Srikkanth


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's chief cricket selector Kris Srikkanth said it was for batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar to decide when he should end his international career.Calls for ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo named ODI vice captain


March 15th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown, (St. Vincent), March 15 (IANS/CMC) All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has been appointed West Indies vice captain for the first three One-Day Internationals against Australia.The 28-year-old Bravo, who has not played for ... Read more...

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Hockey camp to focus on fitness, strength: Nobbs


March 12th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) While admitting that the Indian team's deep defence is a source of concern, chief coach Michael Nobbs has asserted that with inputs from former India captain ... Read more...

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Budding cricketers have lot to learn from Dravid: Ganguly


March 9th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Saluting Rahul Dravid, who called time on his glittering international career Friday, his one-time teammate Sourav Ganguly described him as one of the greatest batsmen ... Read more...

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Nicest guy Dravid phenomenal: Watson


March 9th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 9 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has showered praise on retired Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, calling him a "phenomenal man" and the "nicest guy" he has ever met ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Shakeel Abbasi braves ban to play in WSH


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan star player Shakeel Abbasi said Thursday that he has risked his international career to take part in the lucrative World Series of Hockey (WSH).Abbasi, ... Read more...

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Ponting retires from ODIs, vows to carry on in Tests (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting retired from ODIs Tuesday, a day after he was dropped from the squad for the rest of the Commonwealth Bank Series, ... Read more...

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Jaded Ponting cannot be rested, says Arthur


February 18th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 18 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur said Saturday that fatigued Ricky Ponting cannot be rested with Michael Clarke injured.The 37-year-old Ponting has played all six of Australia's Tests ... Read more...

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Unceremoniously dropped, Climax retires from international football


January 31st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India captain Climax Lawrence, who led the team to the SAFF Cup title in December, retired from international football Tuesday after being unceremoniously dropped ... Read more...

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Johnson eyeing IPL to resurrect his Test career


January 11th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has had a sudden change of heart and is eyeing the Indian Premier League (IPL) to regain his place in the ... Read more...

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Playing against Bayern Munich was memorable: Bhaichung


January 10th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India's iconic footballer Bhaichung Bhutia Tuesday said that having a testimonial match against German giants Bayern Munich in front of 30,000 fans at the ... Read more...

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Mahesh Gawli retires from international football


December 26th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India defender Mahesh Gawli Monday announced his retirement from international football after a career lasting more than a decade. The Goan, however, will continue to ... Read more...

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