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Minnows Kenya keen to play against mighty Australia


March 12th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Kenya remain unfazed despite four consecutive defeats in this World Cup and are keen to play against defending champions Australia in their Group A match at ... Read more...

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Afridi takes five, Pakistan crush Kenya by 205 runs


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Feb 23 (IANS) Captain Shahid Afridi took five wickets as Pakistan crushed Kenya by 205 runs in a World Cup Group A match at the Mahinda Rajapakse International Cricket ... Read more...

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Kiwis hope to make the Wright impact


February 14th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Apparently, New Zealand is a team on the make under coach John Wright, notwithstanding the back-to-back ODI series defeats against Bangladesh (0-4), India (0-5) and Pakistan (2-3) ... Read more...

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Smith slams Chennai pitch, happy with Tahir show


February 13th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) "Under-prepared", "slow" and "dead" was how South African captain Graeme Smith described the pitch at the refurbished M.A. Chidambaram Stadium where the Proteas strolled to an eight-wicket win ... Read more...

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‘It’s great to have Ponting back for World Cup,’ says Clarke


February 12th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 12(ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke on Saturday said that the return of skipper Ricky Ponting for the upcoming World Cup has boosted the team's team morale.Ponting had missed the ... Read more...

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South Africa will like to leave the past behind (Team Profile, World cup Countdown)


February 11th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari Johannesburg, Feb 11 (IANS) South Africa would like to bury the past and also the tag of "chokers" as they get ready for the 2011 World Cup as one of ... Read more...

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Playing at home motivates me: Virender Sehwag (Interview) (World Cup Countdown)


February 1st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Swashbuckling batsman Virender Sehwag says playing to "pumped up" home crowds in packed stadiums "motivate me" as he prepares for the coming World Cup ... Read more...

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Beckham will act as a liaison between players and Capello


June 4th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) England manager Fabio Capello has defined David Beckham's role as a liaison between players and management during the football World Cup in South Africa. Capello feel that Beckham ... Read more...

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Terry shrugs off injury fears, to play in Saturday’s FA Cup final


May 13th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Chelsea skipper John Terry, hurt his right foot tackling Daniel Sturridge in training, but is hoping to play in Saturday's FA Cup final after giving England manager ... Read more...

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Scientist’s formula claims Germany have already won 2010 football World Cup!


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Germany is all set to win the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa and captain Michael Ballack will be lifting the trophy on July 11, according to ... Read more...

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Australia crush South Africa 12-0, set a record (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Australia pummelled South Africa 12-0 to set a new World Cup record in a Pool B clash of the Hockey World Cup at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan won the first Hockey World Cup (First of a series on Hockey World Cup)


February 14th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
(Attn Editors: The hockey World Cup will be played at the Major Dhyanchand National Stadium in New Delhi Feb 28-March 13. IANS will preview as well as review the event with ... Read more...

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Hockey World cup website launched


January 20th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the organisers of Hero Honda FIH World Cup Wednesday launched the official website of the showcase event scheduled from Feb 28-March ... Read more...

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Why England footie players miss penalties


September 24th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 24 (ANI): England's star players Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Jamie Carragher could have been suffering from "self regulatory breakdown" when they missed the penalties against Portugal at the 2006 ... Read more...

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