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Kombarov to replace Zhirkov: Capello


September 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow left-back Dmitry Kombarov is to start for Russia at home against Northern Ireland Friday as a replacement for ex-Chelsea wing-back Yuri Zhirkov, Russia ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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Adebayor to miss Togo’s World Cup qualifier


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lome (Togo), June 9 (IANS) Emmanuel Adebayor will once again miss Togo's 2014 World Cup qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa Sunday.The striker, who spent this season on loan from ... Read more...

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Fans welcome KKR players to Kolkata


May 29th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Over a thousand frenzied cricket fans, many of thembeating drums and chanting "KKR, KKR", welcomed Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders' players as they ... Read more...

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Fans want Ronaldinho out of Flamengo


April 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 7 (IANS) Little more than a year after being hailed as Flamengo's saviour, supporters of Brazil's biggest club want Ronaldinho out of the team.An emphatic ... Read more...

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Pakistan to have task force for players’ safety


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan will form a sports security task force to take care of visiting international teams, Interior Minister Rehman Malik says.Malik Tuesday said the force would ... Read more...

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India, Canada teams to clash in Kabaddi finals


November 19th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), Nov 19 (IANS) A spirited Canada pulled off a surprise win over Pakistan to set up a clash with hosts India in the finals of the second World ... Read more...

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Women Kabaddi team’s bus catches fire, two die


November 17th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), Nov 17 (IANS) Two drivers were killed and half a dozen players were seriously injured when a bus carrying the Indian women Kabaddi team in the ongoing World ... Read more...

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Pakistan leave for UAE to play against Sri Lanka


October 15th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team departed for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Saturday to play a bilateral series against Sri Lanka, starting with the first Test Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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India thrashed by Uzbekistan in AFC U-16 qualifier


October 5th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian boys got a 0-9 hammering by hosts Uzbekistan in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-16 qualifiers here Wednesday.A spell of five minutes midway in the ... Read more...

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India cricket team’s security upgraded


August 20th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is shelling out some extra money to upgrade the security of the Indian team following recent riots which have ... Read more...

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Praveen involved in a spat with fans in Northampton


August 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, Aug 7 (IANS) India's medium pacer Praveen Kumar was heckled by cricket fans and had to be restrained by teammates Suresh Raina and Munaf Patel after the end of ... Read more...

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Young Kolkata footballers live their dreams in Bangkok


July 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 15 (IANS) It was no less than a joy ride for the 18 Kolkata youngsters who boarded an airplane for the first time and landed here to ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka refuse to tour Pakistan


May 24th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka has refused an offer to tour Pakistan citing security concerns.Pakistan has been starved of international cricketing action since 2009, when gunmen attacked the Sri ... Read more...

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I still get flashbacks of Lahore attack: Jayawardene


May 24th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene said the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in 2009 still haunts him.In March 2009, the Sri ... Read more...

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Abottabad venue for Af-Pak cricket match


May 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 10 (IANS) Afghanistan will play a one-day cricket match against Pakistan A in the garrison city of Abbottabad, a few kilometres from the hideout where Al-Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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PCB to come down hard on tweeting violations during Pak’s Caribbean tour


April 28th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 28(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reprimanded fast bowler Wahab Riaz and batsman Asad Shafiq for using a social networking site during the ongoing Caribbean tour.According to details, ... Read more...

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Pakistan confident of resuming international hockey during 2011


April 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 27(ANI): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Asif Bajwa has expressed confidence that international fixtures would be resumed in the country by the end of this year."We are confident of resuming ... Read more...

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PHF patron Malik to work for Indo-Pak hockey series resumption


April 20th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who is also the Pakistan Hockey Federation's patron, is keen to resume the hockey series between India and Pakistan.PHF Secretary General Mohammad ... Read more...

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Pakistan hopes to revive hockey ties with India


April 19th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan hopes to "resume hockey ties with India", said an official here. The sporting ties were frozen following the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.Pakistan Hockey Federation ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricket team receives warm welcome in Colombo


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr 3(ANI): Tens of thousands of Sri Lankans lined the streets of Colombo on Sunday to give their cricketers a warm reception despite losing to India in the World Cup final ... Read more...

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Six terrorists held for Sri Lankan team attack in Lahore


March 30th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 30 (IANS) Six terrorists belonging to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been arrested for their involvement in the brazen attack a year ago on the Sri ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s Pakistan tour awaiting clearances


March 28th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan might have to wait further for the revival of international cricket back home as their series against Sri Lanka later this year is still awaiting ... Read more...

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India cricket team arrives Chandigarh


March 26th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) Led by skipper M.S. Dhoni, the Indian cricket team arrived here Saturday amidst tight security for the World Cup semi-final clash against Pakistan at the ... Read more...

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Motera eagerly awaits Tendulkar’s 100th century


March 24th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) might have planned a fairytale final for Sachin Tendulkar at his home ground, the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai April 2, ... Read more...

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Dhaka, home away from home for Pakistan (World Cup Diary)


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) It is difficult to imagine whether Pakistan are playing at home or overseas. Pakistan flags fluttered in the galleries in large numbers and the fall of ... Read more...

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ICC has no plans to move matches from Bangladesh: Lorgat


March 6th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 6 (ANI): Condemning the attack on the West Indies team bus by Bangladesh fans, ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat has that there are no immediate plans to move games from ... Read more...

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No change in Bangladesh World Cup schedule: Lorgat


March 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) There is no move to shift any of the matches out of Bangladesh despite an attack on the West Indies team bus in Dhaka Friday by ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fans stone Windies bus after team’s World Cup loss


March 5th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar. 5 (ANI): Angry Bangladesh fans stoned the West Indies bus on Friday after the home team crashed to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat in the cricket World Cup.Two windows of the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh cricket fans stone West Indies World Cup team bus


March 4th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Mar 4(ANI): Bangladesh cricket fans on Friday attacked the West Indies team's bus after the home team crashed to a nine-wicket defeat in their World Cup Group B game at Mirpur's ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to end Pakistan’s cricketing isolation with October series in country


February 25th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka has decided to end Pakistan's cricketing isolation in October-November by touring the country to play three Test matches, five One-dayers and one Twenty20 match.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s cricketing isolation can end in October


February 24th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): Pakistan can come out of cricketing isolation in October if Sri Lanka, who were targeted in a deadly terror attack in Lahore two years ago, agree to tour ... Read more...

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Gaps in matches will help field best players: Dhoni


February 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) The long gaps between the cricket World Cup fixtures have come in for criticism from some quarters, but Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels ... Read more...

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Indian team arrives in Dhaka amid heavy security


February 17th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian cricket team arrived here Thursday amid heavy security cover for their opening World Cup against Bangladesh Saturday.Rapid action battalion commandos and crack police personnel in two ... Read more...

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Cricket World Cup returns to the sub-continent Thursday (Preview)


February 16th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) No more England's preserve, the biggest event in the game of cricket - the World Cup - returns to its new power centre, the Indian ... Read more...

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