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Spain to face Saudi Arabia in World Cup warm-up


September 6th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) The Spanish national team is to prepare for the first game of their World Cup qualifying campaign when they entertain Saudi Arabia in the city of ... Read more...

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Footballer Ruud Gullit to visit Kolkata


July 25th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit will visit Kolkata July 28 for two days to attend the final match of a 'para' (community) tournament.He will also be ... Read more...

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Air Works expands presence in Middle East


June 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to expand its presence in the Middle East, aviation maintenance industry major Air Works Monday said that it has made a strategic ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich signs striker Pizarro


May 27th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 27 (IANS) Peruvian veteran striker Claudio Pizzaro has joined German record champions Bayern Munich on a one year contract, the club announced.After five years of absence, Pizzaro ... Read more...

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Gibbs to feature in Sri Lanka Premier League


May 19th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 19 (IANS) South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs, who is playing for Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), has confirmed that he will be taking part ... Read more...

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Jeff Crowe to complete half-century in Tests as Match Referee


April 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Jeff Crowe will become the fifth International Cricket Council (ICC) Match Referee to complete a half-century of Tests.Crowe will achieve the milestone ... Read more...

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India to help develop Trinidad as ICT hub


January 27th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme will facilitate the advancement of Trinidad and Tobago' s objective of becoming the ICT hub of the Caribbean and ... Read more...

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Ravi Rampaul has much to celebrate over the weekend


October 17th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Chittagong, Oct 17 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Ravi Rampaul had much to celebrate over the weekend.It started Friday with news that he had been voted Trinidad & Tobago's International Player-of-the-Year ... Read more...

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Morkel promises to take up challenge to Warner


October 12th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) South African pace spearhead Morne Morkel has promised to take up his challenge to Australian opener and his Indian Premier League (IPL) teammate David Warner when ... Read more...

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Sachin, Gambhir nominated for ICC Awards


August 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, August 26 (IANS) Last year's winner Sachin Tendulkar has been short-listed for the Cricketer of the Year award while his team mate Gautam Gambhir is in the ODI ... Read more...

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Cook hits back at Atherton


June 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) England's cricket ODI captain Alastair Cook hit back at former skipper Michael Atherton after the latter criticised his batting style and fielding capabilities.Atherton described Cook "a ... Read more...

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Gayle wins WIPA cricketer of the year award


June 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 6 (IANS) Overlooked by national selectors, former West Indies batsman captain Chris Gayle was named the 2010 West Indies Players Association (WIPA) Cricketer of the Year.At ... Read more...

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Players are aware of their injuries: Borde


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 2 (IANS) Former India cricket captain and chairman of selectors Chandu Borde has said every international player is aware of his injuries and in his own interest ... Read more...

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India can be a global solar power: Report


May 18th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India has enough land to become a major international player in the solar power sector, a report Wednesday said.The report on "Concentrating Solar Power ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia appoints McDermott as bowling coach


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 12 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday appointed former fast bowler Craig McDermott as a bowling coach for the Australian team. McDermott, who took 291 wickets in 71 Tests ... Read more...

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India Open Super Series: Sourabh, Sai Datt keep India’s hopes alive (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Qualifier Sourabh Verma pulled off another stunner at the Indian Open Super Series badminton here Thursday, and he is joined in the quarterfinals by Guru ... Read more...

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India Open Super Series: Sourabh continues his giant-killing spree


April 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Sourabh Verma continued his giant-killing spree Thursday, upsetting seventh-seeded Kenchi Tago of Japan 21-19, 18-21, 21-11 to storm into the quarterfinals of the India Open ... Read more...

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Captain Clarke looks to gaining respect by scoring runs


April 18th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 18 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting's successor Michael Clarke feels his main challenge is to earn respect from his team mates and to lead from the front ... Read more...

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Haddin confident of retaining Oz wicketkeeper-batsman position


March 27th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27(ANI): Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin reckons that his impressive World Cup campaign has tightened his position as first-choice wicketkeeper in all formats.Haddin's grip on the wicketkeeper-batsman position had looked uncertain ... Read more...

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We want our cricket to talk: Ponting


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 23 (IANS) Ricky Ponting Wednesday pooh-poohed reports of his quitting Australia's cricket captaincy and insisted that he intends to continue leading the team in Tests and ... Read more...

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Watson becomes second man after Ponting to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals


February 7th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 7(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has become the second man after Ricky Ponting to pick up the coveted Allan Border Medal two years running.First awarded in 2000, the medal is ... Read more...

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Premier League star blackmailed over orgy with 3 blondes


January 12th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): An alleged plot to blackmail a Premier League footballer over his having an orgy with three Swedish blondes is being investigated by the police.The footballer, who is in ... Read more...

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Ponting cites captaincy record, refusing to quit


December 30th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 30 (ANI): Stating that he has played 152 Tests for Australia and the fact that 99 of them had been won, captain Ricky Ponting has refused to quit as skipper ... Read more...

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Franklin on way to be consistent international player: Kiwi selector


December 26th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 26(ANI): New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin seems to have become a more consistent international player following his performances in the recent one-day series against India, selector Glenn Turner has said."He ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team’s defeat shameful: Former Olympians


October 11th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Former Pakistan hockey Olympians and international stars attributed "faulty defence" as the prime reason for the team's "shameful" defeat to India in the Commonwealth Games, a media ... Read more...

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Spain or Holland … soccer fans in India await World Cup final


July 11th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Who will win, Spain or Holland? Football fans across the country are divided between the red corner for Spain and orange for Holland as they await the ... Read more...

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Romario to train West Bengal footballers


July 6th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) As World Cup fever peaks, an upcoming Bengali entertainment channel is all set to start a soccer reality show to bring up football talents who will be guided ... Read more...

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Saina’s victory phenomenal: Gopichand (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Saina Nehwal's three titles in three weeks is a phenomenal achievement for the Indian sport, said her coach and former All England champion Pullela Gopichand. World No.3 Saina ... Read more...

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Strauss says it would be “unhealthy” if Pietersen not aligned with county side


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 22 (ANI): Kevin Pietersen's decision to quit county side Hampshire has given rise to rumours that he will available for hire outside of his commitments to the national side, ... Read more...

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Kashyap hoping to turn it around for himself


April 13th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap will be the top Indian in men's singles at the Badminton Asia Championships after Chetan Anand's pullout -- and the promising player is hoping to ... Read more...

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Karachi Dolphins coach blames batsmen for RBS Twenty20 Cup ouster


March 8th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 8(ANI): Karachi Dolphins coach Sadiq Mohammad has blamed his batsmen for their defeat in the thrilling RBS Twenty20 Cup semi final against Sialkot.Chasing a target of 150, the Dolphins ... Read more...

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Pak sports minister asks CA to tighten ground security


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistan Sports Minister Aijaz Hussein Jakhrani has asked Cricket Australia (CA) to set up barriers at grounds and ban alcohol following the Khalid Latif incident. Latif was tackled by ... Read more...

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Solution-seeking India goes to Copenhagen with hope


December 6th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 6 (IANS) Committing itself to reducing its emissions intensity like China, India comes to Copenhagen as an international player that is ready to be "part of the ... Read more...

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Play cricket, enjoy spa on cruise off Kerala coast


November 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Play cricket, rejuvenate in a Swedish spa and go shopping -- all this on the high seas! Aquamarine, a luxury cruise ship, offers these and many more ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich need a football philosophy: Lahm


November 7th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Nov 7 (DPA) Bayern Munich are lagging behind the European football giants because they don't have a football philosophy, their Germany defender Philipp Lahm has said. The wing back Lahm, 25, ... Read more...

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