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Arshavin out of Arsenal’s Champions League squad


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian forward Andrei Arshavin has been left out of Arsenal's 18-man squad for Tuesday's Champions League football opener against Montpellier in France.Arshavin has been frozen ... Read more...

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World T20: Gibson upbeat on Windies chances


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has expressed confidence in his side's chances in the World Twenty20 Tournament beginning Sep 18 in Sri Lanka. Gibson said the ... Read more...

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Confident West Indies leave for Sri Lanka


September 10th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team flew out of the region, high in confidence, enroute to Sri Lanka for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.Just before take-off Sunday, ... Read more...

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Windies has attack for all seasons, says confident Gibson


September 8th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson believes the West Indies boasts a bowling attack that will thrive in whatever conditions the team meets during the World Twenty20 Championship ... Read more...

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Pollard shrugs off favourites tag


September 6th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 6 (IANS/CMC) Kieron Pollard has shrugged off the favourites tag being heaped on the West Indies side preparing for the ICC Twenty 20 World Cup in Sir ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo eagerly eyeing World T20 return


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 4 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies batsman Darren Bravo is hoping to rekindle his love affair with Sri Lanka when he suits up for the Twenty20 World Cup later ... Read more...

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West Indies bring back Darren Bravo for T20 World Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) The return of left-handed stroke-maker Darren Bravo is the only difference in an otherwise predictable 15-man squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri ... Read more...

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Pujara, Chawla get Test call-up


August 10th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Ishant Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara and Piyush Chawla were included in the 15-man squad named here Friday for the home Test series against New Zealand beginning ... Read more...

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Yuvraj makes memorable comeback (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh was Friday included in India's 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka next month, marking a memorable return to cricket ... Read more...

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Sammy plays down idea of second frontline spinner


July 25th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has down played the idea that another frontline spinner could have been included in the 13-man squad chosen to play ... Read more...

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Edwards out, Ramdin returns as Windies vice captain


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have announced a largely predictable squad for the opening Test against New Zealand starting here Wednesday, with the erratic Denesh ... Read more...

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Shillingford nabs five but Kiwis battle to draw


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Shane Shillingford's five-wicket haul on the final day of the three-day match against New Zealand Sunday was not enough to earn him ... Read more...

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West Indies name 30-man provisional squad for World T20


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
St. John'S (Antigua), July 19 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors Wednesday named a provisional 30-man squad for the World Twenty20 Cricket Championship which bowls off in September. A West Indies ... Read more...

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We can turn Dzyuba into a great: Emery


July 17th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With proper guidance, Spartak Moscow striker Artem Dzyuba could be Russian football's next big name, new coach Unai Emery said Tuesday.Dzyuba, 23, is one of ... Read more...

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Beckham backs Giggs as Britain Olympic team’s skipper


July 13th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) David Beckham, who was left out of Britain's Olympic football squad, has backed his former Manchester United teammate Ryan Giggs as skipper of the side."Ryan ... Read more...

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West Indies retain squad for third ODI


July 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies have named an unchanged side for the third One-Day International against New Zealand starting Wednesday at Warner Park in St Kitts.This comes ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling champion Sanchez crashes out of Tour, Olympics


July 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 8 (IANS) Samuel Sanchez, who won the gold medal in the men's cycling road race in the Beijing Olympic Games four years ago, crashed midway through the eighth ... Read more...

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Illaramendi for injured Thiago in Spanish Olympic squad


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 7 (IANS) Spain's Olympic coach Luis Milla confirmed that Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi will replace injured Barcelona player Thiago Alcantara in the Olympic Games.Thiago hurt his right ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Olympic team rubbish: Romario


July 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Legendary football striker Romario has lambasted Brazil's choice of over-age players for the Olympic Games.Brazil's national coach Mano Menezes announced a 22-man squad ... Read more...

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Best, Russell called up for Jamaica ODIs


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), July 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have called up fast bowler Tino Best and all-rounder Andre Russell to the 13-man squad for the first two One-Day Internationals against ... Read more...

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Beckham left out of Britain’s Olympic squad


June 28th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham has been left out of the Great Britain Olympic football squad by head coach Stuart Pearce.Beckham said: "Naturally I am ... Read more...

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Six changes to Windies A-team for one-dayers against India A


June 27th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A have made six changes for their three-match one-day series against India A starting here Wednesday.Following on from the tied two-match Twenty20 series ... Read more...

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Sulieman Benn plays down talk of dream comeback


June 25th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 25 (IANS/CMC) Temperamental left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn has played down his last-over heroics which propelled the West Indies A to a thrilling three-wicket win over India ... Read more...

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No worries with Gayle return: Gibson


June 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Southampton (England), June 15 (IANS/CMC) Chief coach Ottis Gibson says talismanic opener Chris Gayle had made a seamless re-entry into the West Indies squad after 14 months out after a squabble ... Read more...

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Gibson brushes off Windies favourites tag


June 15th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Southampton, June 15 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson has dismissed suggestions that the West Indies will be favourites heading into the three-match One-Day International series against England starting here Saturday.The Caribbean ... Read more...

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South Africa name unchanged Test squad for England series


June 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) Wednesday showed faith in the Test squad that won their last series comprehensively against New Zealand when the selectors named an unchanged ... Read more...

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Dutch fullback becomes youngest player in Euro


June 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv, June 9 (IANS) Jetro Willems becomes the youngest player to appear at a Euro Championship after the left-back was included in the Netherlands' starting lineup against Denmark in a ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dropped from Brazil Olympic probables


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 8 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has dropped Ronaldinho from a 35-man squad of probables for the London Olympics.The two-time FIFA world player of the ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dropped from Brazil Olympic probables


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 8 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has dropped Ronaldinho from a 35-man squad of probables for the London Olympics.The two-time FIFA world player of the ... Read more...

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Russia feared at Euro 2012: Pavlyuchenko


June 8th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia have matured since their Euro 2008 semi-final appearance, becoming a team to be feared at this year's tournament, former Tottenham Hotspur striker Roman ... Read more...

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Sammy hails return of Gayle for ODIs


June 7th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 7 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes Chris Gayle's return will augur well for this side's fortunes in the upcoming three-match One-Day International series against England.Gayle Monday was ... Read more...

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Gayle brings quality to the side, says chief selector


June 6th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 6 (IANS/CMC) Chairman of selectors Clyde Butts has welcomed Chris Gayle's return to the West Indies team for the one-day tour of England, saying the big-hitting left-hander ... Read more...

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Chris Gayle recalled after high-level meeting


June 5th, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 5 (IANS/CMC) The protracted standoff between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and beleaguered opener Chris Gayle ended with the selectors recalling the former captain to play in ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Police raid casts shadow on Italian team’s fate


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 3 (IANS) Days away from the Euro 2012 opener, a police raid on Italy's pre-tournament training camp has cast a shadow on the team's fate.Well-known defender Domenico ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ronaldo key for Portugal


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 2 (IANS) Portugal had difficulties qualifying for Euro 2012, but will nevertheless start the forthcoming tournament in Ukraine and Poland with high expectations, thanks to Real Madrid's ... Read more...

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