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England captain Strauss retires from professional cricket


August 29th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss Wednesday announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect.The 35-year-old Middlesex opening batsman, who led England to two Ashes victories ... Read more...

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IGU’S Dilip Thomas to represent Olympic Golf


October 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Indian Golf Union (IGU) council member Dilip Thomas will sit on the International Golf Federation's board of directors, which is charged with overseeing golf's reintroduction ... Read more...

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Cricketers to suffer as New Zealand board cuts costs


June 19th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 19 (IANS) New Zealand's cricketers are likely to bear the maximum brunt of their board's decision to cut costs by $3 million.New Zealand Cricket (NZC), courtesy the appreciation ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s Uncle Takes Advantage Of Nephew’s Rehab


January 30th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Now no one would like to have an uncle like Joe Estevez, and troubled actor Charlie Sheen must be regretting for having the former as one. ... Read more...

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Sky Sports presenter apologises for UK soccer sexism row


January 25th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, jan.25 (ANI): Sky Sports presenter Richards Keys has apologised to assistant soccer referee Sian Massey for the sexist comments he made about her.Keys and co-presenter Andy Gray were dropped from Monday ... Read more...

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Sky Sport’s presenters forced to apologise over ’sexist comments’ during football match


January 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Sky Sports host Richard Keys and his co-host Andy Gray were forced to apologise for their sexist comments aimed at a lineswoman during Liverpool's 3-0 victory over Wolves, ... Read more...

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UK women’s football set to become professional with launch of Ladies’ Premier League


November 1st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Women's football is all set to become professional after 90 years, with preparations under way for the launch of a Ladies' Premier League.According to Sky News, the Football ... Read more...

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Now, Scot tennis ace Baltacha pulls out of CWG over health concerns


September 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Normal 0Normal 0Edinburgh, Sept 26 (ANI): Scotland's number one tennis player Elena Baltacha has withdrawn from ... Read more...

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Pak players have learnt their lessons from Australia tour: Waqar


May 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
St. Lucia, May.1 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis believes that his side's laid back attitude, which was one of the prime reasons behind their disastrous performance during the Australia tour, has ... Read more...

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Suspensions, fines have made Pakistan professional: Younis


May 1st, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis feels that the mass suspensions and fines following his side's disastrous Australia tour have made his side professional. Pakistan's performance down under prompted ... Read more...

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Jeremy Tyler Drops Out Of His Israeli Team For The 2nd Time


March 20th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former United States High School Basketball star, Jeremy Tyler has dropped out of pro ball and quit his Israeli team Maccabi Haifa, and came back home ... Read more...

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Furious McEnroe lets fly scorcher on ‘cockamamie’ match-fixing rules in tennis


January 11th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Tennis legend John McEnroe, who is in Adelaide to take part in the three-day World Tennis Challenge at Memorial Drive from Tuesday, has criticised the handling of match-fixing ... Read more...

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Philippoussis comeback dream looks to be a mirage


December 14th, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 14 (DPA) The long-odds dream of Mark Philippoussis to somehow make one last stand in the professional game looks to be all but gone after the 33-year-old failed to ... Read more...

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FIFA may for the first time sanction five referees for 2010 World Cup


December 1st, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.1 (ANI): In what could be a first in the game of football, FIFA is "99 percent certain" to sanction the use of five referees at the 2010 World Cup ... Read more...

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Rooney taking lessons to become a football manager


October 11th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.11 (ANI): England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is planning to become a football manager after he hangs up his boots.Rooney, aged 23, has commenced studies for his UEFA ... Read more...

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FA should banish Fergie for good, says referee union official


October 7th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.7 (ANI): The union for referees has demanded that the Football Association get tough with the Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson for accusing referee Alan Wiley of being unfit ... Read more...

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Gautam Thapar accepts role to join Asian Tour Board


May 25th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sentosa, May 25 (IANS) The Asian Tour today announced that India's Gautam Thapar has accepted to become a Board Member on the Asian Tour. Thapar, the President of the Professional Golf Tour of ... Read more...

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Asian Tour signs up with Time magazine


September 3rd, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sentosa, Sep 3 (IANS) The Asian Tour, regarded as the world's fastest growing golf tour, has signed an exclusive corporate partnership with Time and Fortune which will allow both parties to leverage ... Read more...

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ManU player gets 4.3 million pound payout for career-shattering tackle


August 12th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): Manchester United midfielder Ben Collet has been awarded over 4.3 million pound in damages over a tackle that ended his career. But the compensation to be received by ... Read more...

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Manchester United player gets over 4.3 million pound payout


August 12th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): Manchester United midfielder Ben Collet has been awarded over 4.3 million pound in damages over a tackle that ended his career.But the compensation to be received by ... Read more...

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Kahn overwhelmed by Kolkata reception


May 29th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Retiring German goalkeeper Oliver Kahn was overwhelmed by the reception he and his Bayern Munich teammates received in Kolkata, more so seeing the huge turnout for his farewell ... Read more...

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