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Don’t give up on India: Bush team officials


September 21st, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Two former Bush administration officials have made a forceful plea to US policymakers not to give up on India amid its "political dysfunction and slowing economic ... Read more...

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IOC to investigate coaches’ role in badminton scandal


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The investigation into the match-throwing scandal in Olympic badminton competitions is not over yet. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has asked for further inquiry to know ... Read more...

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Conditions in UAE will favour Pakistan: Misbah


January 8th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistani cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq is optimistic about the team's performance in the upcoming three-match Test series against England in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Talking to media ... Read more...

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West Indies sweat on Bravo’s fitness for crucial fourth ODI


December 7th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Dec 7 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Darren Bravo is recovering from the hamstring injury that curtailed his innings in the last One-Day International Monday, but the visitors are continuing to ... Read more...

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Nnamdi Asomugha’s status is yet to be decided because of his knee injury


November 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelpia, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Eagles’ season suffered another setback when Nnamdi Asomugha was stretched off the practice on Thanksgiving. The team says they will carry out tests on the player ... Read more...

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Gibson remains buoyant ahead of T20I in England


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies got down to business Wednesday with their first training session ahead of the two Twenty20 International against England this weekend at The Oval.Coach Ottis Gibson ... Read more...

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BCCI stays mum on players’ no-show at ICC Awards


September 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Thursday refused to comment on the team's no-show at the International Criket Council's (ICC) award function in London three days ago.Board of ... Read more...

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Mexican soccer match suspended due to gunfire


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) The match between Mexico's Santos and Morelia teams was suspended due to gunfire outside Corona stadium in the city of Torreon, but no one was ... Read more...

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Inexplicable delays in planning catering services: CAG report


August 5th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on the Commonwealth Games 2010, released Friday, states there were "inexplicable" delays in planning for catering ... Read more...

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Australia refuses visas to Pakistani wrestlers


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The Australian High Commission in Islamabad has refused to grant visas to Pakistani wrestlers preparing to participate in the upcoming Commonwealth Championship, officials said. The championship ... Read more...

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Abbottabad fast becoming no-go area for sports


May 21st, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) In the aftermath of the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad earlier this month, the garrison town -- deemed as one of the ... Read more...

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No farewell match for Shoaib Akhtar


April 14th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 14 (IANS) The Pakistan team management is averse to the idea of playing a 'farewell match' for controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar. The News reported that Pakistani ... Read more...

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We don’t need icons, we are equals; Gilchrist


April 9th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 9 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab will be without their local boy Yuvraj Singh, who will be leading the Pune Sahara Warriors in the fourth season of Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Ben Roethlisberger & Ashley Harlan’s wedding is on 23rd of July


April 8th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has confirmed the date for his wedding with his fiancée Ashley Harlan.Roethlisberger met Ashley shortly after the Steelers won the Super ... Read more...

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Mohali all set to welcome Pakistani cricket fans


March 27th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 27 (IANS) It's cricket and only cricket here, everything else has taken back seat, as Mohali prepares for the March 30 confrontation between India and Pakistan in ... 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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Playing India motivates Pakistan, says Intikhab (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam Friday said his side is always motivated when they play India."I hope it will be a good game. You can ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team reaches Chandigarh


March 25th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Led by skipper Shahid Afridi, the Pakistan cricket team arrived here Friday for their World Cup semifinal clash against India at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) ... Read more...

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“I still remain the fastest bowler in this World Cup”: Shoaib Akhtar


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan's fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, who desires to reach the 250-ODI wicket landmark before retiring from international cricket at the end of the ICC World Cup 2011, has ... Read more...

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Shoaib Akhtar to retire after World Cup


March 17th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) Enigmatic Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will retire from international cricket after the ongoing World Cup.Team manager Intikhab Alam, a former Pakistan captain, told IANS ... Read more...

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Injury scare for South Africa as Tahir fractures thumb


March 9th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 9 (IANS) The South African cricket team received an injury scare Wednesday after scans revealed that leg-spinner Imran Tahir has sustained a fracture of his left thumb.The 31-year-old ... Read more...

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Morgan all set to replace Pietersen in England team


March 7th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 7 (ANI): Eoin Morgan is all set to replace England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen, who will miss the rest of the World Cup and return home to undergo a hernia ... Read more...

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Tim Bresnan reprimanded, Strauss fined for slow over-rate against India


February 28th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Feb 28 (ANI): England's fast bowler Tim Bresnan has been officially reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side's tied match against India in Bengaluru on Sunday.Bresnan ... Read more...

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PCA gears up to host World Cup matches


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Mohali, Feb 16 (IANS) The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) is busy refurbishing the infrastructure and basic amenities of its stadium here for the upcoming World Cup matches.The PCA stadium is ... Read more...

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USC Trojans Fails To Recruit De’Anthony Thomas


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) USC Trojans on Wednesday received a severe bolt when five star prospect De'Anthony Thomas declared that he will play with the Oregon Ducks. It was not ... Read more...

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Jeff Fisher Ends His Ties With Tennessee Titans


January 28th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jeff Fisher, who has been the longest-tenured coach of NFL has finally been severed his ties with his franchise. The coach of the Tennessee Titans who ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt ’secretly’ leaves for NZ to decide on Pak captain for World Cup


January 21st, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): In the backdrop of former Pakistani players slamming the Pakistan Cricket Board for its decision to withhold the captain's name while announcing the final 15-member squad for next month's ... Read more...

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Seattle Mariners’ Outfielder Milton Bradley Arrested On Felony Charges


January 20th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Major League Baseball outfielder for Seattle Mariners, Milton Bradley has been arrested on Tuesday as he made some criminal threats to a woman. The Los Angeles ... Read more...

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PCB chief leaves for New Zealand to decide on WC captain


January 20th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 20 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has secretly left for New Zealand to "sort out" the captaincy issue that is threatening to hamper the team's World Cup ... Read more...

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PCB issues notice to Waqar Younis for violating board’s new media policy


January 20th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 20(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board has issued a notice to team coach Waqar Younis for issuing a statement regarding the selectors' decision to withhold the name of the captain while ... Read more...

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PCB’s ‘no-media interaction’ policy paying dividends for the board


January 17th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 17(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board's new policy that gags its officials, national players and team management from giving out reckless statements in the media or leaking out inside information appears to ... Read more...

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Denver Broncos Names John Fox As Their Head Coach


January 14th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was only two weeks ago that the Carolina Panthers had declined to re-kindle their deal with John Fox. However, the former Carolina coach did not ... Read more...

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Tennessee Titans Parting Ways With Quarterback Vince Young


January 6th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nashville, Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Star quarterback Vince Young's association with the Tennessee Titans has reached its final stage as the team has announced that the player would not be ... Read more...

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Maryland Terrapins’ Coach Ralph Friedgen Forced To Resign?


December 19th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of Maryland officials have reportedly told Ralph Friedgen, the head coach of its football team that he would not have to return for the next ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to host Bangladesh full series next year


December 15th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 15 (IANS) Pakistan is confident of hosting Bangladesh in what will be a ground-breaking home series next year after its cricket chief had a fruitful meeting with Bangladesh ... Read more...

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