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Nobbs vows to carry on as India’s hockey coach


August 14th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs Tuesday vowed to carry on even as he prepares a stinging report on the eight-time Olympic champions worst ever ... Read more...

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1952 Olympics: Babu leads bunch of no-hopers to fifth gold (Sports Special)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
The team selection ahead of the 1952 Games was marred by such controversy that India looked destined to return home from Finland empty handed. There was a near-riotous situation concerning the ... Read more...

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Struggling Windies seek success against Black Caps (Preview)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Following their recent disastrous tour of England, the West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the ... Read more...

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Narine still confident despite England travails


June 29th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says his confidence has not been dented following a disappointing tour of England earlier this month.The Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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West Indies keen on returning to winning ways


June 28th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket team manager Richie Richardson said the under-fire Caribbean side was anxious to rebound from their wretched tour of England by beating New ... Read more...

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Mills says New Zealand wary of inconsistent Windies


June 27th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 27 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Mills says it is the inconsistency of the West Indies that makes the Caribbean side such a difficult team to play against.Speaking ... Read more...

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ICC launches spot-fixing probe against Kenyan player


May 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into fresh match-fixing claims involving a Kenyan player during a 2011 World Cup match against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Best looking to make most of his West Indies call-up


May 24th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 24 (IANS/CMC) Fiery West Indies fast bowler Tino Best says he will be looking to utilise his knowledge of English conditions if he is fielded to play in ... Read more...

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Knight Riders thrash Mumbai, step closer to playoffs (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders moved a step closer to qualifying for the playoffs with a convincing 32-run win over Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers keen to break the jinx at Uppal


May 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 6 (IANS) As their poor run continues in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Deccan Chargers shift their campaign to their Uppal home ground here as they face ... Read more...

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Sreesanth ruled out for five months


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India pacer S. Sreesanth has been ruled out of action for five months as he needs two surgeries on his toes.Sreesanth was part of the ... Read more...

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Bravo-Ramdin-Rampaul-Barath return boosts T&T;


March 29th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Port Of Spain (Trinidad), March 29 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago will be strengthened by the return of four international players for their regional four-day semifinal clash with Barbados this weekend.The ... Read more...

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Akram fears another 0-4 drubbing for India


January 9th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram fears India will suffer another whitewash against Australia after their horrendous English summer when they not ... Read more...

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Chelsea end Manchester City’s unbeaten run


December 13th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Chelsea kept their title hopes alive as they put an end to Manchester City's unbeaten run in the English Premier League, defeating them 2-1 at home.Chelsea ... Read more...

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Australia’s 1948 Invincibles team member Sam Loxton dies


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Sam Loxton, who was part of the Australian 1948 Invincibles cricket team, passed away aged 90 early Saturday morning in Queensland.Loxton's death leaves only Neil Harvey ... Read more...

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Bopanna drops out of top-10 doubles ranking


November 28th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna has dropped out of the top-10 of the ATP doubles ranking after he and his partner Pakistan's Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi suffered three ... Read more...

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Process of getting back to top starts now: Dhoni


November 5th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the team has put behind its disastrous performance in England and is looking for a new start as ... Read more...

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Proud to coach Inter Milan, says Ranieri


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 23 (IANS) Inter Milan's new coach Claudio Ranieri said he is very proud to manage the football club, according to his interview released by the club's official website ... Read more...

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How Presilla got a photo-op with idol Messi


September 1st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Ten-year-old Presilla Gonsalaes, a Kolkata-based Argentinean, has idolised Lionel Messi since she was four and dreamt of meeting him and having a photo-op with her "god" ... Read more...

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The top male tennis player of all time - Jimmy Connors


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A new study that set out to find the best male tennis player of all time threw up some surprising results.A new ranking system developed by a ... Read more...

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Fury over UEFA’s sky-high ticket prices for Champions League final


February 18th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18(ANI): Football fans are furious after UEFA revealed that the cheapest tickets on general sale for the Champions League final at Wembley on May 28 will be a staggering 150 ... Read more...

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Fabregas escapes charge despite accusing Everton of bribing referee


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas has escaped a Football Association charge despite claims of him accusing Everton of bribing a referee.Fabregas was at the centre of a furious ... Read more...

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Kiwi cricketers lacked mental strength: Coach Greatbatch


December 14th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 14 (IANS) New Zealand cricket coach Mark Greatbatch feels the Kiwi cricketers lacked in mental toughness during their just-concluded India tour, where the team failed to win a single match. ... Read more...

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French players give up World Cup bonuses worth 2.5 million pounds


November 17th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17(ANI): French players have finally drawn a line under their disastrous World Cup campaign by agreeing to give up their bonuses worth 2.5 million pounds.French Football Federation (FFF) President Fernand ... Read more...

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Cricket fans throng Visakhapatnam ahead of India-Australia match


October 20th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Basi ReddyVisakhapatnam, Oct.20 (ANI): Cricket fans from across the country have arrived in Visakhapatnam to see the second One-Day International (ODI) match between India and Australia being held here on Wednesday.Sudheer ... Read more...

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Waka Waka….. It’s Time For Africa in Meghalaya


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 2 (IANS) Waka Waka... It's Time For Africa. From young to old, the talk in Meghalaya is about World Cup soccer. The passion of the once-in-four years FIFA World Cup ... Read more...

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Afridi confident of ending Australia’s winning streak against Pakistan


June 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 27 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi is confident of ending Australia's winning streak against his squad when the two teams meet in the first match of the two T20 international ... Read more...

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Asia Cup success to provide perfect launching pad for 2011 WC campaign: Afridi


June 12th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.12 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi is hoping to lift the Asia Cup, which he believes would provide a perfect launch pad for his team's campaign for the 2011 World Cup ... Read more...

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Last three months worst period for Pak cricket in past three decades: Waqar


June 10th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.10 (ANI): The recent series of controversies have had the worst effect on the Pakistan cricket team in the last three decades, believes coach Waqar Younis."I think what has happened ... Read more...

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Kendry Morales Brings Win For Angels, Breaks Left Leg


May 30th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Anaheim, May 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Los Angeles Angels hitter Kendry Morales injured himself pretty bad after he clinched the win for his team against the Seattle Mariners. Reportedly, Kendry Morales ... Read more...

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Indian cricket team returns home


May 14th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) The Indian cricket team returned home Friday after a disappointing performance in the World Twenty20 in the Caribbeans. India, the 2007 champions, failed to win a single match in ... Read more...

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“Not far off” England could match Oz ‘head to head’ in T20 WC final : Collingwood


May 14th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet, May 14 (ANI): Australia have not lost a single match in the World T20 Championship until now and have been playing some very competitive cricket, however, England skipper Paul Collingwood ... Read more...

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Collingwood keen on making his IPL debut


March 28th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) It is difficult to switch to Twenty20 cricket immediately after playing Test cricket. But swift transition from one form of the game to the other has become ... Read more...

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Injuries, form a concern ahead of World T20 selection


March 25th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) The national cricket selectors meeting here Friday will have a tough task on hand as they pick a 15-member Indian squad for the World Twenty20, beginning ... Read more...

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Brit tennis player sues publication for calling him ‘world’s worst’


February 25th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 25 (ANI): A 23-year-old British tennis player has sued the Daily Telegraph for labelling him as "the world's worst tennis pro," saying that the newspaper has ruined his professional reputation.Robert ... Read more...

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