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Pakistan will return empty-handed from Olympics: Experts


July 30th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan's Olympic delegation will most likely return without winning a single medal at the London Games as there is no potential team or individual that can ... Read more...

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Pakistan names cricket squad for T20 World Cup


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for Twenty20 World Cup scheduled to be held in September in Sri Lanka.Addressing a news conference, ... Read more...

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Lawson to assist Afghan under-19 World Cup team


July 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will assist the Afghanistan team as consultant during the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Queensland August 11-26.Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) ... Read more...

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Tendulkar opts out; Sehwag, Zaheer back for Lanka tour (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has opted out while Virender Sehwag and fast bowler Zaheer Khan made a comeback to the 15-member squad for the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar opts out of Sri Lanka tour


July 4th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has opted out while Ravindra Jadeha, Praveen Kumar and the Pathan brothers Irfan and Yusuf missed out on the 15-member ... Read more...

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76 Indians qualify for Olympics, more likely


June 12th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India had 56 competitors at the Beijing Olympics four years ago. The number has risen to 76 and is expected to be 85 at ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team for the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys were announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics


June 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team in the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys was announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Four from India’s Europe tour to miss Olympic hockey


June 10th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The 18-member hockey squad for the London Olympics will be announced Monday even though a 22-member team was cleared Sunday for a Europe tour ... Read more...

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Hockey India signs 28 domestic players for pro-league


June 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Top Indian forwards Shivendra Singh, Tushar Khandekar and Yuvraj Walmiki, besides 25 others, signed up for the inaugural cash-rich professional league of Hockey India (HI) ... Read more...

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Pakistan recall rebel hockey players for Euro tour


June 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Friday recalled rebel senior players Shakeel Abbasi and Wasim Ahmad into the 18-member squad for the upcoming European tour scheduled to ... Read more...

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Hockey India’s league in January with six teams


June 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hockey India's (HI) ambitious professional league will hit-in during January-February next year with six city-based teams to start with.HI secretary-general Narinder Batra told IANS Friday ... Read more...

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German coach Loew drops Cacau from Euro 2012 squad


May 29th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 29 (IANS) German coach Joachim Loew left out Stuttgart striker Cacau from the 23-member squad for next month's Euro 2012 football tournament in Ukraine and Poland.Besides Cacau, ... Read more...

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Ghana announce squad for 2014 World Cup qualifiers


May 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), May 19 (IANS) Ghana, quarter-finalists in 2010 FIFA World Cup, have replaced injured forward Albert Adomah with Solomon Asante in the 30-member squad for next month's 2014 ... Read more...

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Uncapped Bairstow included in England Test squad


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Jonny Bairstow has received his maiden call-up to the England Test squad for the series opener against the West Indies Thursday.Bairstow, who has ... Read more...

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Argentina drop hockey player who featured in Falklands ad


May 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Argentina have dropped their controversial hockey mid-fielder Fernando Zylberberg, who featured in a controversial Falklands advertisement, from the 18-member squad for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ... Read more...

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Pacer Gabriel in West Indies squad for England


April 28th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Selectors have called up uncapped pacer Shannon Gabriel for the three-Test West Indies tour of England, starting next week.As expected, the 16-member squad will be ... Read more...

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Pujara to lead India A for Caribbean tour


April 27th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara will lead the India A contingent on a tour of the Caribbean in June when the West Indies A will host them to three ... Read more...

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Indian hockey team leaves for London


April 27th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team left here for London Friday to take part in a four-nation Olympic test event ahead of the 2012 Games.The 18-member ... Read more...

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Matthews returns to Sri Lanka squad but will not bowl


March 31st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 31 (IANS) Al-rounder Angelo Matthews returned to the Sri Lanka squad for the second and the final Test against England after recovering from a calf injury but ... Read more...

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Matthews fails fitnes test, dropped from Sri Lanka squad


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 23 (IANS) All-rounder Angelo Matthews failed a fitness test Friday and was left out from Sri Lanka's 14-member squad for the first cricket Test against England in ... Read more...

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Akram Khan quits as Bangaldesh’s chief cricket selector


March 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 7 (IANS) Chief selector Akram Khan quit Wedensday protesting against the Bangladesh Cricket Board's interference in selection matters.Khan resigned due to his differences with BCB president Mustafa Kamal ... Read more...

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Haryana pours cash on hockey hero Sandeep Singh


February 27th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 27 (IANS) The Haryana state government Monday showered cash awards on India's ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh for his stunning performance in helping the national hockey team to qualify ... Read more...

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Windfall for India’s hockey players


February 27th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) There was finally a windfall for the Indian hockey players as the national team Sunday night booked its berth for the 2012 London Olympic after ... Read more...

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Australia to have smallest Olympics squad in 20 years


February 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Australia will have their smallest squad at the forthcoming Olympics since the 1992 Barcelona edition.With the football team not qualifying for the London Olympics, the Australia ... Read more...

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Selectors have to take a call on shooter Rathore


February 18th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Selectors of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) sit down in Rudrapur in Uttrakhand Sunday to finalise the 11-member squad for the London ... Read more...

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Bailey replaces Clarke for Sunday’s ODI against India (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian skipper Michael Clarke will miss Sunday's ODI against India in Brisbane and has been replaced by George Bailey in the 14-member squad announced by Cricket ... Read more...

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SAI refuses to pay for national soccer team’s Dubai tour


February 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian football squad's tour to Dubai for the AFC Challenge Cup, a qualifying tournament for 2015 Asian Cup, has run into an unexpected last-minute ... Read more...

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Hockey squad picked on performance not reputation: Nobbs


January 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs Tuesday said a national team cannot be picked on sentiment and reputation but on current form, making it amply clear ... Read more...

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Australia retain squad for Adelaide Test


January 17th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia Tuesday announced an unchanged 12-member squad for the fourth and final Test in Adelaide starting Jan 24 as they chase a 4-0 whitewash of India.Having ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Zaheer back in ODI fold, Irfan retained (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan were picked for the ODIs for the first time since the 2011 World Cup while ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Zaheer back in India’s ODI squad since World Cup


January 15th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar was picked for the ODIs for the first time since the 2011 World Cup as the selectors announced a 17-member ... Read more...

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Arthur hints at retaining bowling attack for SCG Test


December 31st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur has hinted at retaining the same bowling attack for the second Test against India starting Jan 3 here at the Sydney Cricket ... Read more...

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Four new faces in India squad for Bayern Munich game


December 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira announced a 23-member squad sans injured striker Sunil Chettri and midfielder Steven Dias for Bhaichung Bhutia's farewell match against ... Read more...

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Former T&T; captain Daren Ganga dropped for domestic T20


December 9th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 9 (IANS/CMC) Former Trinidad & Tobago (T&T;)captain Daren Ganga has been dropped from the team for next year's Caribbean Twenty20 Championship beginning Jan 9 in Antigua.The T&T; ... Read more...

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