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  • What to watch on day three of US Open 2014 6 days ago

    If Maria Sharapova's opponent on Wednesday at the US Open takes a medical timeout, the five-time major champion wouldn't mind seeing that come at a cost. Sharapova was asked after her first-round victory at Flushing Meadows what tennis rule she would like to change if she ran the sport, and -...
  • Mickey Arthur favourite to take over as West Indies coach August 23, 2014

    Former Australia and South Africa coach Mickey Arthur has emerged as the favourite to take over as the West Indies cricket coach following the exit of Ottis Gibson earlier this week. Media reports in Trinidad and Tobago suggested that the South African, who recently finished his duties with the Jamaica Tallawahs...
  • Warning: These photos will keep you awake at night. A renowned photographer asked children to describe their worst nightmares and then photographed them! July 12, 2014

    This, my friend, is literally what nightmares are made of. Now you have a photo of it. How does that make you feel?Arthur Tress, the renowned American photographer specializing in the staged surrealism and exposition of the human body, asked children to describe their nightmares.He then immortalized them into photographs....
  • US coast survives Hurricane Arthur July 5, 2014

    Kill Devil Hills (US): Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power in a swipe at North Carolina's dangerously exposed Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea. The weather along the...
  • Court issues production warrant against LeT operative Jundal June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A special NIA court on Monday issued a production warrant for July 2 against suspected top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, one of the alleged masterminds of 26/11 attacks in Mumbai. District Judge IS Mehta was scheduled to hear arguments on charges in the case in which Jundal...
  • Art director Nitin Desai gave the title 'Samrat' to us: Kavita Barjatya April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Art director Nitin Desai showed lent his title 'Samrat' to Rajshri Productons for their upcoming film 'Samrat & Co'. The production house expressed its gratitude in a statement today. Produced by Sooraj Barjatya's cousin Kavita and directed by Kaushik Ghatak, 'Samrat & Co.' stars Rajeev Khandelwal in the lead role. Sharing...
  • After sacking, angry Arthur wanted Australia to lose Ashes April 2, 2014

    Sydney: The manner of his sacking as Australia coach still rankles Mickey Arthur but the resentment was so strong when it had happened that he wanted his former wards to lose the Ashes last summer. Though Australia failed to make the semis of the ongoing World T20, they have done reasonably...
  • CPL team Tallawahs appoints Arthur as coach March 21, 2014

    Kingston: Former Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur will take charge of defending champions Jamaica Tallawahs for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The organisers confirmed that the South African, who also coached the Proteas for several years, will replace Englishman Paul Nixon. The Tallawahs beat Guyana Amazon Warriors in the final...
  • Former Aussie cricket coach Arthur rules out England job February 17, 2014

    Dumped Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur Friday ruled out applying for the vacant England job after being appointed head of the Super 15 rugby team Western Force's development programme. The South African, who was ousted just before the start of the Ashes series in England last year with two years left...
  • Ponting says Arthur was wrong for Australia February 13, 2014

    Sydney: Former Test captain Ricky Ponting says Cricket Australia made an error in appointing South Africa's Mickey Arthur as national coach in 2011. In a recorded interview, to be aired on Saturday on Australia's Nine Network, Ponting said Arthur, who was one of the world's most successful and admired coaches at...
  • Happy with Australia's performance: Mickey Arthur December 19, 2013

    Melbourne: Mickey Arthur, who was sacked unceremoniously by Cricket Australia (CA) as the Australia coach earlier this year, has moved on in his life. The South African has tried to keep himself away Australia's Ashes win but he is happy. Earlier this year, with less than three weeks before the first...
  • Ashes win justifies Arthur sacking: CA chief December 18, 2013

    Sydney: Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland on Wednesday said Australia's comprehensive Ashes victory justified the decision to sack Mickey Arthur as coach, hailing the team's new mindset. South African Arthur was fired just 16 days before the start of the Ashes in England earlier this year after a shambolic Test series...
  • Belgium stun holders Germany in first day of Junior Hockey WC December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: European winners Belgium created the first upset of the tournament, stunning defending champions Germany 3-1 in their opening Pool A match of the Hero FIH Junior Men's World Cup at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday. The mighty Germans were in for a rude shock as Belgium...
  • Brad Haddin lashes former coach Arthur as 'insecure' November 19, 2013

    Brisbane: Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin on Tuesday took a swipe at Mickey Arthur, criticising the former Test coach as insecure and saying he set back the Australian team. Haddin said Arthur's successor Darren Lehmann has turned Australia's dressing room and demeanour around ahead of Thursday's first Ashes Test against England at the...
  • Two courts to be roofed at US Open venue August 15, 2013

    New York: The centre court at Arthur Ashe Stadium, the main venue for the US Open, and a rebuilt Louis Armstrong arena are to have retractable roofs installed, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Thursday. The move will bring the US Open into line with Wimbledon and the Australian...
  • Arthur reaches deal with Cricket Australia over sacking July 31, 2013

    Former Australia coach Mickey Arthur has come to a financial settlement with Cricket Australia (CA) following his sacking from the national team last month, the two parties said in a joint statement on Wednesday. The South African was replaced by Darren Lehmann just over two weeks before the Ashes series with...
  • Mickey Arthur confident of 'fair' deal with CA July 24, 2013

    Sydney: Former national coach Mickey Arthur is confident he will reach a "fair and reasonable" settlement with Cricket Australia when conciliation talks on his unfair dismissal claim resume next week. The South African was unceremoniously dumped last month, just weeks before he was due to lead Australia into an Ashes series...
  • Arthur lawsuit no Ashes distraction, says Clarke July 17, 2013

    London: Australia captain Michael Clarke insists his team is confident and united ahead of Thursday's second Ashes Test against England despite the leaking of explosive revelations in a lawsuit by former coach Mickey Arthur. The second Test in the five-match series at Lord's is spectacularly set up after underdog Australia lost...
  • Team unity no easy task during Ashes, says Cook July 17, 2013

    London: England captain Alastair Cook said team spirit could never be taken for granted as Australia battled to present a united front after accusations of dressing room disharmony made by ex-coach Mickey Arthur. The South African was sacked just 16 days before the first Test against Ashes-holders England at Trent Bridge...
  • Arthur upset at confidential lawsuit being made public July 17, 2013

    Melbourne: Sacked Australia coach Mickey Arthur has been left "extremely upset and disappointed" after his confidential lawsuit against Cricket Australia was leaked to the media leading to a massive controversy. "I am extremely upset and disappointed that confidential documents appear to have been given by others to the media," Arthur said...
  • Arthur's claim sounds like sour grapes: Warne July 16, 2013

    London: Reacting to sacked Australian coach Mickey Arthur's explosive claims, legendary spinner Shane Warne on Tuesday said the South African's comments sounded like "sour grapes" and that he should be "grateful" for being given a chance to coach the Aussies. "It sounds like sour grapes to me and it's pretty disappointing,"...
  • Clarke termed Watson a 'cancer' on the team, claims Mickey Arthur July 16, 2013

    In a series of sensational claims that has sent shockwaves through the Australian camp, team's former coach Mickey Arthur has revealed that Michael Clarke termed team-mate Shane Watson as a "cancer" on the team. Arthur, who was sacked as Australia coach 16 days prior to The Ashes, on Tuesday sued Cricket...
  • Mickey Arthur sues CA over dismissal: report July 16, 2013

    Sydney: Sacked national coach Mickey Arthur is seeking up to $4 million in compensation or his job back from Cricket Australia, claiming he was racially discriminated against, local media reported on Tuesday. South African-born Arthur - Australia's first foreign head coach - was fired last month before the Ashes series after...
  • Warner 'gutted' by any role in Arthur's axing July 16, 2013

    London: Australian batsman David Warner has admitted he is devastated by the idea that his off-field behaviour may have played a part in the sacking of national coach Mickey Arthur. Arthur was sensationally ditched just days out from the first Ashes Test, apparently paying the price for a 4-0 Test series...
  • Sacked Arthur taking legal action over CA axing July 13, 2013

    Sydney: Sacked coach Mickey Arthur has hired a legal firm and is seeking compensation after Cricket Australia tore up his contract last month, a report said on Saturday. The South African, the first foreign-born coach of the Australian team, was sacked just 16 days before the start of the Ashes series...
  • Double blow for Arthur, loses mother after sacking June 26, 2013

    Melbourne: "Shocked and shattered" at being sacked as coach of the Australian cricket team, Mickey Arthur also suffered a personal blow after his mother passed away following a long battle with cancer. Having been axed on Monday, Arthur was en route to South Africa via Dubai after hearing that his mother,...
  • Arthur absolves players of blame June 25, 2013

    Bristol: Mickey Arthur refused to blame the players after he was sacked as Australia's head coach just 16 days before the start of the Ashes series in England. The South African, the first foreign-born coach of the Australian team when appointed in November 2011 after guiding South Africa and then Western...
  • Ashes wake-up call sounds for Australia June 25, 2013

    Sydney: The firing of Mickey Arthur was hailed on Tuesday as the wake-up call Australia so badly needed to fight for the Ashes against England. Darren Lehmann was appointed the new coach of the Australia cricket team on Monday ahead of the first Test in Nottingham on July 10 following...
  • NASA to send DNA of science fiction writer Arthur C Clarke into space June 21, 2013

    Washington: NASA is planning to send DNA of famed British science fiction writer Sir Arthur C Clarke into space - five years after his death. The author of the novel '2001: A Space Odyssey' died in 2008 in Sri Lanka, and now NASA scientists have announced plans to send his DNA...
  • Arthur focuses on Malinga as Warner affair agitates June 16, 2013

    London: Under-pressure Australia coach Mickey Arthur tried to focus on cricket and the threat posed by Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga as the fall-out from the David Warner affair continued on Saturday. Title-holders Australia must beat Sri Lanka at The Oval on Monday to have any chance of qualifying for the semi-finals...