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Chanderpaul hails West Indies’ rookies


April 9th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 9 (IANS/CMC) Experienced West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has praised the maturity of the side's younger players and said their performance against Australia in the first Test here ... Read more...

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Ganguly concerned over India’s showing abroad


October 20th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly finds nothing surprising in the national squad's emphatic victories over England in the first two one-dayers of the ongoing ... Read more...

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Darby quits as coach of Mohun Bagan


October 15th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Beleaguered Mohun Bagan chief football coach Stephen David Darby Saturday resigned, protesting the constitution of a three-member technical committee by the club management to monitor practice ... Read more...

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Bagan forms three-member panel to keep tab on Darby


October 10th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Tightening its control on beleaguered chief soccer coach Stephen David Darby in the wake of the club's disastrous performance in the Federation Cup, city giants Mohun ... Read more...

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No plans to change coach for Fed Cup performance: Mohun Bagan


September 29th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) Famed soccer club Mohun Bagan Thursday claimed it has no intention to sack chief coach Stephen David Darby because of the outfit's poor show in the ... Read more...

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Qualification for 2012 Olympics tough: Nobbs


September 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India's newly-appointed hockey coach Michael Nobbs Tuesday said the eight-time Olympic champions will have a tough time qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics.The Australian, who ... Read more...

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India’s Himmat keeps joint lead in Philippine Open Golf


May 13th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 13 (IANS) A two-under 70 in hot and windy conditions in the afternoon saw Himmat Rai of India keep a share of the lead in the ICTSI Philippine ... Read more...

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Younis rejects reports that he is angry with PCB


April 21st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan rejected reports that he is 'angry' over the cricket board's decision to overlook him for the tour of West Indies which ... Read more...

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Batsmen need to show improvement: Waqar


April 13th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants the batsmen to show substantial improvement on the upcoming tour of the West Indies.Pakistan lost to traditional rivals India in the ... Read more...

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Pavin brings in F-16 fighter pilot to motivate US golf team ahead of Ryder Cup


September 30th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30(ANI): The US golf team captain Corey Pavin has brought in an F-16 fighter pilot to give a motivational speech to his team ahead of the Ryder Cup, starting ... Read more...

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Bangladesh tour can mean World Cup break for Black Caps rookies: Vettori


September 30th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Sept.30 (ANI): The tour of Bangladesh, which begins on Friday, could be a chance for rookies in the national cricket squad to push their claims for World Cup ... Read more...

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Ballesteros’ call inspirational for European golf team ahead of Ryder Cup: Montgomerie


September 30th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30(ANI): European golf team captain Colin Montgomerie has revealed that Spanish legend Seve Ballesteros' rousing and emotional address has lifted his team's spirit for the Ryder Cup, starting at Celtic ... Read more...

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Ponting, Watson aiming to use India tour to prepare Oz ‘Generation Next’ cricketers


September 26th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Sep 26(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting and all-rounder Shane Watson have described the tour of India as an opportunity for the rookies to shape Australia's future cricketing culture.Australia's squad for the ... Read more...

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Rookie Blue: Rookies pick their targets


August 27th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
By Anita ThomasThe rookies are practicing to indentify criminals by shooting paper targets; the only one that seems to know the good guys from the bad guys is Andy. McNally is assigned ... Read more...

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Denver Broncos’ Quarterback Tim Tebow Gets Wacky Haircut


August 9th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow became the talk of the town after he appeared in the practice session on Saturday night in a rather bizarre haircut. ... Read more...

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Tim Tebow’s New Haircut Grips Attention


August 8th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maintaining the tradition of rookie hazing, the rookies of Denver Broncos this year came up with some hilarious haircuts on Saturday during the team's practice session. ... Read more...

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Sidebottom to fight England’s youngsters for Ashes place


July 25th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Ryan Sidebottom has warned England's young guns he will continue to breath down their necks as he chases for a place in the Ashes squad.The 32-year-old has ... Read more...

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Michael Beasley Traded To Minnesota Timberwolves


July 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Minneapolis, July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Miami Heat side might not exactly regret the giving away of the 2008 No.2 overall draft pick Michael Beasley if LeBron James signs up ... Read more...

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Smith, Paine must not be overawed by Lord’s debut: Katich


July 9th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9(ANI): Australian batsman Simon Katich has said that rookies Steve Smith and Tim Paine must not be overawed by the experience of making their Test debuts at Lord's next week.Katich ... Read more...

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‘Inexperience’ will be Pak’s Achilles heel on England tour, say former greats


June 30th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 30 (ANI): With Pakistan returning to British soil for a full Test series after a gap of fours years, one thing that the Shahid Afridi led team surely lacks ... Read more...

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Rookie Pak batsman Umar Amin likely to make debut against Sri Lanka in Asia Cup


June 13th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun. 13 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has been impressed with young batting talent Umar Amin, who is likely to make his debut against Sri Lanka in the opening ... Read more...

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Record entries for Volkswagen Polo Cup race


April 17th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) The landmark Volkswagen Polo Cup India touring car series that is to be run as part of the 2010 JK Tyre National Racing Championship has attracted a record ... Read more...

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Europe will field its strongest Ryder Cup team ever at Celtic Manor, warns Montgomerie


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Colin Montgomerie has warned his American Ryder Cup rivals that Europe will field its strongest team ever at Celtic Manor in September.Montgomerie believes no other Europe captain ... Read more...

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Australian team adopts a new attitude of listening to rookies


December 11th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec 11(ANI): Australian fast bowler Doug Bollinger has revealed that experience now counts for little as the team has adopted a new attitude of listening to rookies.The Australian team, which has ... Read more...

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Force India second quickest at Jerez testing


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), Dec 2 (IANS) Paul di Resta of Scotland brought some cheer to Force India Formula One team as he clocked the second fastest timing on the opening day of the ... Read more...

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Ghei, Gangjee aim to secure Asian Tour card


December 1st, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Dec 1 (IANS) Indian golfer Chinnaswamy Muniyappa, who has had the best season of his life, while winning the Hero Honda Indian Open, would be looking to finish the ... Read more...

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Sevilla and Lyon close in on next round, Barcelona stunned


October 21st, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 21 (DPA) Sevilla and Olympique Lyon closed in on the knock-out stage of the Champions League football by winning their third group game in a row in the lucrative ... Read more...

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IAF to float tenders for new basic trainer aircraft


October 1st, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon float tenders for new trainers as its fleet of basic pilot trainer HPT-32 has been grounded following a spate of ... Read more...

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Crashes, engine failures ground IAF trainer aircraft


August 30th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has grounded its entire fleet of HPT-32 initial trainer aircraft owing to a series of crashes and engine failures. ... Read more...

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Pakistan getting ready for World Cup hockey qualifiers


August 19th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 19 (IANS) Four-time champions Pakistan will be featuring in the World Cup hockey qualifiers for the first time and are aware that a failure will push their hockey to abysmal ... Read more...

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Clayton Richard On The Verge Of Becoming Another Victim Of Rotation Policy


July 27th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by GD
Clayton Richard, the MLB player had just led the White Sox to their one of the most important victory as they literally pasted the Tigers by 5-1 at Comera Park.It was ... Read more...

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Ponting takes rookies on a spiritual journey at Lords


July 16th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting became a tour guide for his rookie team at Lords on Wednesday.Ponting, on his fourth Ashes tour, didn't have to wear one of ... Read more...

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NBA Summer League 2009 Will Be Held In Las Vegas


July 11th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
The NBA Summer League 2009 kicked off yesterday, July 10 and will continue till July 19; and this year, the event will be held at Las Vegas. This year's event is going ... Read more...

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Ponting challenges his bowlers to become Ashes heroes


July 7th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) In the absence of an injured Brett Lee, Australian captain Ricky Ponting has asked his inexperienced fast bowlers to become Ashes heroes. Australia's Ashes defence campaign suffered a ... Read more...

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Lee out of first Ashes Test, doubtful for second as well


July 7th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Australia's Ashes plans suffered a major blow as fast bowler Brett Lee has been ruled out of the first cricket Test at Cardiff starting Wednesday. Lee, who was making ... Read more...

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