• Eye on Bangalore: City unites for democracy May 5, 2008

    Across the city, RWAs come together to ensure a free and fair election. ...
  • Gowdas vs girls: Cong plays superstition card April 27, 2008

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) is all set to implement the Argus review's central and most contentious recommendations, which says that a player's pay must be weighted towards team and individual performance. The decision may lead to an unrest between the players and the management as it plans to move away...
  • Ananthamurthy comes up with a novel poll manifesto April 12, 2008

    Dubai: England batsman Kevin Pietersen promised there will not be any spot-fixing jibes aimed at Pakistan players when the two teams meet in the first Test in Dubai on Tuesday. The three-Test series is the first between the two nations since the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, which ended in lengthy bans...
  • We are fighting only for the water problem: Tara April 4, 2008

    Melbourne: After two years of experimentation, disappointment and unfulfilled promise, Australia may finally have found a bowling line-up they can stick with. Pace bowlers James Pattinson, Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus stamped their authority over one of cricket's most experienced batting line-ups when Australia beat India by 122 runs on...
  • PILs demand old B'lore airport remain open March 25, 2008

    Mumbai: The spin pair of Pragyan Ojha and R Ashwin have been rewarded for their stellar performance in the series against West Indies by being named in India's Test squad for the tour of Australia starting next month. Uncapped middle-order batsman Rohit Sharma has been included in the 17-man squad,...
  • Bangalore's new airport opening further delayed March 24, 2008

    Sydney: Australian captain Michael Clarke said on Wednesday he was excited at the appointment of Mickey Arthur as new head coach while throwing his support behind the under-pressure Ricky Ponting. Clarke returned to Sydney from South Africa following Australia tying their Test series with the Proteas to welcome Arthur, even...
  • Mallya's IPL team to be called Royal Challengers March 13, 2008

    London: The jury in the spot-fixing trial of former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif were sent home for the night on Thursday and will continue their deliberations on Friday. Prosecutors allege that Butt, 27, and Asif, 28, conspired with British agent Mazher Majeed and bowler...
  • Mallya's IPL team to be called Royal Challengers March 13, 2008

    London: The jury in the spot-fixing trial of former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif were sent home for the night on Thursday and will continue their deliberations on Friday. Prosecutors allege that Butt, 27, and Asif, 28, conspired with British agent Mazher Majeed and bowler...
  • New Bangalore airport may miss opening deadline March 12, 2008

    Dubai: Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene believes his team has the momentum going into the second Test against Pakistan beginning on Wednesday. Kumar Sangakkara's double century helped Sri Lanka fight back from conceding a first innings lead of 314 in the first Test to earn a draw in Abu Dhabi...
  • Two years on, Rozarios still wait for justice March 8, 2008

    Chennai: IPL powerhouse Mumbai Indians ended their trophy draught in style here on Sunday as their bowlers rose to the occasion and defended a thin total to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in the final of the Champions League Twenty20. Spinners Harbhajan Singh (3/20) and Yuzvendra Chahal (2/9) not only strangled...
  • Karnataka poll dance: Which way would EC swing? March 4, 2008

    Lahore: The PCB would try to justify the disciplinary action taken by it against Shoaib Akhtar as it has sought permission from the Lahore High Court to present excerpts from his autobiography, which the Board feels gives a good account of former paceman's own conduct. Akhtar, who has now retired...
  • Bangalore's poor forced to live in tin sheds February 27, 2008

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa president Mtutuzeli Nyoka has filed a criminal case alleging corruption within the board over irregular IPL bonuses paid to CEO Gerald Majola and other CSA staff three years ago. The case has already been launched under the Prevention of Corruption Act - it's with the (elite...
  • Forest dept accuses Bâ��lore school of encroachment February 21, 2008

    London: England head to the Oval for the final Test of the summer against India on Thursday as the world's top side courtesy of a rankings system which is now widely accepted but not generally understood. The International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings are the brainchild of former Wisden almanac editor...
  • Non-metros have higher rents, lower rent allowance February 19, 2008

    Lucknow: After his ward was called back as the injured Zaheer Khan's replacement for the lone T20 and ODI series against England, RP Singh's coach on Sunday said that even English commentators have expressed surprise over the UP bowler's prolonged absence from the Indian squad. English commentator Nasser Hussain, while...
  • Non-metros have higher rents, lower rent allowance February 19, 2008

    Lucknow: After his ward was called back as the injured Zaheer Khan's replacement for the lone T20 and ODI series against England, RP Singh's coach on Sunday said that even English commentators have expressed surprise over the UP bowler's prolonged absence from the Indian squad. English commentator Nasser Hussain, while...