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Pakistan cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in June


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The Pakistan national cricket team is set to play 10 matches against Sri Lanka in a seven-week-long tour which is to start June 1.An official from ... Read more...

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Vietnam to host London 2012 soccer qualifying playoffs


January 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 27 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Competitions Committee has confirmed Vietnam as the neutral venue for the playoff round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2012 ... Read more...

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Iraq asks FIFA to organise its qualifiers in Qatar


October 2nd, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 2 (IANS) Iraq has asked world football's governing body FIFA to approve its request for playing its qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup and the 2012 London Olympics ... Read more...

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India to play Pakistan in three-match football series in England


July 11th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India will take on Pakistan in a three-match football series in England next month. The series, to start Aug 25, will be played in Manchester, ... Read more...

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Ramdev to go on fast as talks fail (Second Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Friday declared he was going ahead with his hunger strike against corruption from Saturday after the government's attempt to persuade him ... Read more...

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Talks with ministers fail, Ramdev to go on fast (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Union ministers Kapil Sibal and Subodh Kant Sahay Friday failed to reach an agreement with Baba Ramdev even after four hours of talks on the ... Read more...

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Sibal, Sahay meet Ramdev (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) In a last-ditch effort to dissuade yoga guru Baba Ramdev from going ahead with his proposed fast against black money from Saturday, Union ministers ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka refuse to tour Pakistan


May 24th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka has refused an offer to tour Pakistan citing security concerns.Pakistan has been starved of international cricketing action since 2009, when gunmen attacked the Sri ... Read more...

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Pakistan to have full-fledged Bangladesh tour in December-January


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that the national team will go on a full-fledged tour to Bangladesh in December-January.The tour is part of the Future Tour Program ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricketers urge India, Pak governments to revive cricket ties


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr 18(ANI): Former Pakistani cricketers feel an India-Pakistan cricket series is possible at a neutral venue later this year if both governments work out modalities.India had severed cricket links with ... Read more...

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Efforts on to revive cricket series with India: PCB official


April 13th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 13 (IANS) Expectations are high in Pakistan over the revival of the bilateral cricket series with India following media reports that have suggested that the two teams ... Read more...

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Court notice to Jindal SAW Ltd


March 29th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 28 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has issued notice to Jindal SAW Limited and others in a litigation alleging irregularities of the company to hold a proposed public ... Read more...

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PCB to discuss bilateral cricket ties resumption with India in ICC meeting: Sources


March 24th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 24(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is hoping to make some headway in the resumption of its bilateral cricket ties with India in the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s strength is playing as a unit: Jayawardene


March 16th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) New Zealand will be going into the Friday's World Cup match without their two key bowlers -- Daniel Vettori and Kyle Mills -- but Sri ... Read more...

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Our focus is on reverse swing: Ross Taylor


March 16th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) New Zealand's stand-in-skipper Ross Taylor Wednesday said his bowlers are focussing on reverse swing which, he feels, is proving more effective in getting wickets than ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe have the edge over Canada (Preview)


February 27th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 27 (IANS) Rarely do Zimbabwe start as favourites in One-day International cricket, and that too in the World Cup. But the African team find themselves in such a prized position ... Read more...

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Pak-India hockey series in doldrums


January 14th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 14(ANI): A hockey series to be played between India and Pakistan is in the doldrums, as both nations are still negotiating to organise it."We are still negotiating to organise this ... Read more...

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Pak to play more ‘home’ series at neutral venues ‘until security situation is clear’: Subhan


December 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced it would be playing more 'home' series at neutral venues, as most nations refuse to play in Pakistan due to security ... Read more...

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Miandad says China good neutral venue for Pak cricket


December 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.15 (ANI): Former captain and Pakistan's cricket ambassador to China Javed Miandad believes that if China becomes another venue for Pakistan's offshore international matches, then it will also help promote the ... Read more...

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Pakistan mooting China as neutral venue for cricket


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is considering China as a neutral venue for its international cricket events as the foreign teams are not willing to visit Pakistan due to ... Read more...

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Where are the CWG closing ceremony passes? (Games Sidelights)


October 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The high and mighty in Delhi are asking just one question: Where are the passes for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony Thursday?The buzz is that ... Read more...

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‘Why Omar’s residence for delegation?’


September 21st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Eyebrows have been raised in political circles here over the Jammu and Kashmir government's choice of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's residence as a venue for the visiting ... Read more...

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Proteas cricketers worry over facing Pakistan amid controversy


September 19th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London,Sep 19 (IANS) South African cricketers Sunday expressed concerns on playing a tri-series in Abu Dhabi and Dubai against Pakistan, some of whose players are allegedly involved in a spot-fixing scandal. The Proteas ... Read more...

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England not to be neutral venue for Pakistan


September 12th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan might have to pay a heavy price for the spot-fixing scandal as England will not serve as a neutral venue for Pakistan again next summer, a media ... Read more...

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ECB not to serve as neutral venue for Pak again


September 12th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12(ANI): Pakistan's cricket future has grown significantly more clouded after it emerged that England would not serve as a neutral venue again next year.According to The News, after the 'spot-fixing' ... Read more...

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Kapil Dev backs hosting India-Pakistan match to raise funds for flood victims


August 26th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.26 (ANI): Former India captain Kapil Dev has backed the idea of hosting a India-Pakistan exhibition match to raise funds for the thousands of flood victims in Pakistan.Expressing sorrow over the ... Read more...

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New proposal to revolutionise Test cricket championship


July 29th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 29 (ANI): A new proposal under consideration is all set to revolutionise Test cricket, with the two best nations to play a grand final possibly over six days or, even ... Read more...

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Yorkshire chief eager to host India-Pak Test at ‘revamped’ Headingley ground


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): English county Yorkshire's chief executive, Stewart Regan, has said he would love to see the s Headingley ground acting as a neutral venue for a Test match between ... Read more...

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Oz debutant Smith has shown he can handle the heat


July 13th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Debutant Australian leg-spinning all-rounder Steven Smith has shown that he can handle the heat of playing top flight cricket.At least that is what his father, Peter, and a ... Read more...

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Resumption of bilateral series with India top priority for PCB: Butt


June 19th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.19 (ANI): Reviving bilateral cricket series with India would be on top of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt's agenda during the meeting of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in ... Read more...

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Stallions deserved to play in Champions League: Butt


May 27th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt Thursday said he was disappointed after the country's domestic Twenty20 champions Sialkot Stallions were ignored for the third successive time for ... Read more...

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Pakistan will see plenty of international cricket, says Lorgat


April 14th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, April 14 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat said Wednesday that Pakistan has plenty of international cricket coming up in three formats and it shows that ... Read more...

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PCB ‘unhopeful’ of bilateral India-Pak series in near future


April 11th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.11 (ANI): Chances of a bilateral India-Pakistan cricket series appears dim, as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials believe that unless the political relationship between two countries does not improve, holding such ... Read more...

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Pakistan to demand compensation from ITF


March 16th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Tennis Federation said Tuesday it will demand compensation from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for shifting of its 'home' Davis Cup tie to New Zealand. ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’, easing India-Pakistan ties through sports (IANS Preview)


March 15th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The "greatest bond" between two countries torn apart by politics and religion is sports, is what the upcoming film "Lahore" which deals with kickboxing and takes a ... Read more...

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