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Now Blake keen on playing in Australia’s Big Bash


August 17th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Yohan Blake says he bowls faster than Olympic champion Usian Bolt and that there is a "real possibility" that he could debut his international ... Read more...

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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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ECB fines Kevin Pietersen for Twitter outburst


May 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) England's star batsman and former captain Kevin Pietersen was fined by the team management for his Twitter outburst against ex-cricketer and Sky commentator Nick Knight, the ... Read more...

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I was tricked into spot-fixing: Aamer


March 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Young Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, who served a six months jail term after being convicted of spot-fixing, has broken his silence for the first time, ... Read more...

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CA chief defends axed Ponting


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Cricket Australia's chief executive James Sutherland came out in support of former captain Ricky Ponting over claims he acted selfishly after his axing from Australia's one ... Read more...

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I’ve been dropped, not rested: Haddin


January 31st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melboure, Jan 31 (IANS) Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) chairman John Inverarity inists that ODI wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been rested but the Test vice captain feels he has been ... Read more...

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Coach Arthur backs beleaguered Haddin


January 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) Australia's beleaguered Test vice-captain and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin received the much needed backing from coach Mickey Arthur to fire in the third Test against India ... Read more...

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James Ellington looks for a sponsor on eBay


December 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British athlete has turned to an unusual source to seek training funding. Sprinter James Ellington says he needs £30,000 to train for the upcoming Olympics ... Read more...

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Berdych saves match point, clinches deciding tiebreak against Tipsarevic


November 24th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Seventh-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych saved one match point in the third-set tiebreak to beat ninth-seeded Serb Janko Tipsarevic, a late replacement for Scot Andy Murray ... Read more...

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Manchester City’s hopes to progress hang in balance


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 23 (IANS) Edinson Cavani scored a brace as Napoli won 2-1 to leave Manchester City's hopes to progress in Champions League hang in balance.The Italian side moved ... Read more...

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Villas-Boas insists he won’t be fired by Abramovich


November 21st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas reacted angrily after his team's 1-2 loss to Liverpool Sunday night at Stamford Bridge and insisted that he wouldn't be fired by ... Read more...

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Former ICC anti-graaft chief proposes ban on ‘corrupt’ teams


November 6th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Paul Condon, the former chief of the world cricket body's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU), has proposed banning of teams whose players are found guilty of ... Read more...

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Bird drops poo on Sky Sports News reporter Ian Bolton live on air


October 25th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sky Sports reporter Ian Bolton had something to laugh about when a bird let down its droppings on him. Normally it is considered a good luck when ... Read more...

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Rovers told to show result by owners


October 9th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The owners of English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers, at a meeting in India, have told manager Steve Kean and his players to improve their ... Read more...

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EPL side Blackburn Rovers arrive in Pune


October 5th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 5 (IANS) Blackburn Rovers, the first English Premier League (EPL) team to set foot in India, arrived here Wednesday to play an exhibition match against Pune FC.Rovers, ... Read more...

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India will be the favourites: Bell


October 5th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Ian Bell says India will be the favourites in the forthcoming five One-day Internationals and that the hosts' humbling during the disastrous England tour will amount ... Read more...

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Prisoners in Wales petition for extra Sky Sports


September 28th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wales, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prisoners at a prison in south Wales have petitioned their overseers to get them more Sky Sports channels. The prisoners get a single Sky Sports channel and ... Read more...

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Depleted Windies aim to punch up England in first T20I


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS/CMC) A vastly under-strength West Indies will contest the first of two Twenty20 Internationals when they face England at The Oval Friday.For various reasons, West Indies are shorn ... Read more...

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Need to win in India to be among best ODI sides: Swann


September 8th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Spinner Graeme Swann believes England will have to beat India not only in the ODI series at home but away as well if they wish to ... Read more...

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Ronaldo hopes to end his career at Madrid


September 7th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
MADRID, Sep 7 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed a desire to stay at Real Madrid for the rest of his career.The former Manchester United striker has only won one ... Read more...

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Confident England looking to upset world champions India


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Having outplayed India 4-0 in the cricket Test series, England captain Andrew Strauss said they are confident of beating the world champions in the limited overs ... Read more...

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England’s top order batting is the key: Willis


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Former England fast bowler Bob Willis has said the current side's fantastic run in Test cricket was possible because of the solid performance of the top ... Read more...

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Feels strange to be back in England, says Fletcher


July 14th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) For India's cricket coach Duncan Fletcher it feels strange to be back in England, which he once coached, to plot their downfall.Fletcher, who was in charge ... Read more...

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Not satisfied yet with my career, says Tendulkar


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is not satisfied with his career, and said that he is still learning about his passion, cricket.In the latest issue ... Read more...

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Malinga’s decision to play in lucrative IPL, but not Tests ‘awkward’: Duleep Mendis


April 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr 21(ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Chief Executive and Selection Committee chairman Duleep Mendis has said that it is "awkward" that fast bowler Lasith Malinga is playing in the lucrative Indian ... Read more...

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Kirsty Gallacher sorry for son’s 999 call


April 6th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former gladiators host Kirsty Gallacher has apologized for her son’s prank on the emergency service. The incident happened recently when the 35-year-old went out with her husband.Kirsty’s ... Read more...

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Rooney in FA probe over foul-mouthed rant at Upton Park


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney could face an Football Association punishment over his foul-mouthed blast into a TV camera during the club's Premier League win against West Ham United.After ... Read more...

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Torres ready to end goal drought against Manchester City


March 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20(ANI): Chelsea striker Fernando Torres insists that he is ready to break his goal drought, and is focused on opening his account against Manchester City today.Torres, a record ... Read more...

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ICC approves Morgan as Pietersen’s replacement


March 8th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 8 (ANI): The International Cricket Council has approved Eoin Morgan as a replacement player for England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen, who will miss the rest of the World Cup and ... Read more...

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Wimbledon finals to be screened live in 3D for first time in history


March 8th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Tennis fans would get an opportunity to watch the Wimbledon championship finals live in High Definition 3D at hundreds of cinemas around the world, for the first ... Read more...

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Pietersen out with injury, Morgan is replacement (Lead)


March 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen has been ruled out of the World Cup with a hernia condition and Eoin Morgan will replace him.Pietersen's hernia problem surfaced ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen ruled out of World Cup


March 7th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen's World Cup dream was shattered as he is flying back home midway through the tournament for hernia surgery.Pietersen's hernia problem surfaced ... Read more...

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FIFA likely to give go-ahead to proposed goal-line technology


February 18th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18(ANI): Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Mohamed Bin Hammam, who could succeed FIFA President Sepp Blatter in May, has confirmed his support for the proposed goal-line technology.Hammam's backing comes just ... Read more...

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Now, ex-footie commentator Keys facing racism charge for labelling black player ‘choco’


February 14th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.14 (ANI): Former Sky Sports football commentator Richard Keys has attracted more controversy by allegedly calling a black footballer 'choco' eleven years agoWeeks after sexist behaviour cost him his job at ... Read more...

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Sky Sports ’sexism row’ presenters sign Talksport radio deal


February 9th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): Former Sky Sports presenters Andy Gray and Richard Keys, who were accused of sexist comments against a British female referee during a Premier League match last month, will return ... Read more...

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