Beijing Olympics 2008

  • 08/08/08 creates buzz in astro circles 08-08-2008 11:43 PM

    Here's a report on how the stars will impact our lives. ...
  • Schools compete for the highest Olympic Quotient 03-08-2008 04:18 AM

    Watch five school teams compete for the highest Olympic Quotient of them all. ...
  • Beijing opens homes to tourists for real China experience 01-08-2008 11:49 PM

    Beijing residents will open their doors to Olympic tourists in a new program. ...
  • China spying on Olympics hotel guests: US senator 30-07-2008 01:53 AM

    Hobart: Australia lost another fast bowler on Sunday with Ben Hilfenhaus leaving the field early on the third day's play of the first Test against Sri Lanka. The Tasmanian swing bowler departed after delivering just two balls of his 13th over in the opening hour in Hobart. Team officials said...
  • China makes uniforms for US Olympics team 29-07-2008 02:16 PM

    New Delhi: Medium pacer R Vinay Kumar has replaced Lakshmipathy Balaji in India's Twenty20 squad for the AIRTEL T20 International series against England after the Tamil Nadu pacer suffered a stress injury. Balaji was ruled out on Thursday after injuring his right big toe, after which the BCCI named Kumar...
  • Prior to Olympics, pollution a major concern in Beijing 28-07-2008 05:17 PM

    20 overs: Bangladesh 179 for 1 West Indies win by 18 runs. Great efforts from Tamim Iqbal (88 off 61 balls) and Mahmudullah (64 off 48 balls) but the target was way too big for them. Their unbeaten partnership of 132 runs goes in vain. Big kudos to Marlon Samuels...
  • Olympic quotient : schools take the quiz on games 27-07-2008 02:11 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's national cricket selector Asif Baloch has been left critically injured after being attacked by armed men in the troubled province of Baluchistan. Baloch, a co-opted member of the national selection committee for the last few years who hails from Baluchistan, was attacked and shot several times by gunmen...
  • Iraq banned from Beijing Olympics amid feud 25-07-2008 02:48 PM

    Mumbai: At the Brabourne Stadium, Bengal did well to reduce Mumbai to 262 for 7 after taking the big wickets of Wasim Jaffer (80), skipper Rohit Sharma (1) and allrounder Abhishek Nayar (62) on day one. Jaffer, in his first innings this season after returning from Haj, weighed in with...
  • Beijing beckons: China decks up for the big games 21-07-2008 12:18 AM

    Karachi: PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf is confident that the death of India's firebrand leader Bal Thackeray will not affect their national team's upcoming tour to India even though the late leader's party has strongly opposed the revival of bilateral cricket ties. "I sent a get well message to Bal Thackeray...
  • NBA star carries China's hope for an Olympics win 19-07-2008 08:47 PM

    New Delhi: The third round of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season gets underway across the country on Saturday, with eight teams having posted outrights wins so far. With several others languishing at the bottom of their respective groups, the onus will be on senior players to try and inspire their...
  • Sania vows to do whatever it takes to win Olympic medal 14-07-2008 04:19 PM

    London: BBC Radio's Test Match Special programme will broadcast live from venues during England's forthcoming tour of India, a spokesman said on Thursday. The announcement follows speculation Test Match Special faced a lockout from an England tour for the first time in nearly 40 years because of a dispute over...
  • 17 seizures put Olympics drugs ring over Chennai 14-07-2008 01:40 PM

    Ahmedabad: Former India coach and New Zealand cricketer John Wright Thursday pointed out that the hosts will miss the experience of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman in the middle during the upcoming India-England Test series. Wright also ruled out India's complete dominance, but insisted that it will be a closely...
  • Post Wimbledon loss, Federer eyes Olympic gold 11-07-2008 11:00 AM

    Sydney: Australia will not be fielding any of their Test players in South Africa's opening tour match against Australia 'A' next month, the chief of selectors John Inverarity said on Friday. In announcing the 'A' team to face the Proteas in Sydney from November 2 to 4, Inverarity said the...
  • Cop a celeb before Olympics for knowing 3 languages 09-07-2008 12:32 PM

    Johannesburg: Their backs to the wall after two successive defeats, 2010 title winners Chennai Super Kings will look to tame an equally desperate defending champions Mumbai Indians to salvage any hope of a semifinal berth at the Champions League Twenty20 here on Saturday. The Super Kings had made a big...
  • Bush defends decision to attend Olympics opening 07-07-2008 04:33 PM

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board has apologised to South Africa over allegations Proteas players provoked Kevin Pietersen in the text message saga that saw him excluded from England's team. ECB chief executive David Collier claimed South Africans instigated the exchange, where Pietersen made derogatory comments about his then-captain...
  • Dogs to provide security in Olympics 2008 10-06-2008 08:15 PM

    Cape Town: Former South Africa wicketkeeper Mark Boucher, who was forced to announce his international retirement after suffering an eye injury before the Test series with England, underwent further surgery on Thursday. Boucher suffered a lacerated eye after being struck in the left eye by a bail during South Africa's...
  • IOC to monitor betting during Beijing Olympics 07-06-2008 01:02 PM

    New Delhi: The ICC will send a delegation to India to show the research on ball-tracking by Dr Ed Rosten, an expert in computer vision technology, after the BCCI's objection resulted in the Decision Review System (DRS) being not put to a vote at the executive board meeting in Kuala...
  • Bhupathi looking forward to pairing with Paes 03-06-2008 08:45 PM

    Mumbai: The Indian team for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, to play five ODIs and a lone Twenty20 international against the hosts, will be picked on July 4. The all-India senior selection committee will meet at the cricket centre in Mumbai on July 4 to pick the Indian teams...
  • Amputee sprinter gets chance to bid for Olympics 16-05-2008 08:02 PM

    After a crushing defeat against Delhi Daredevils on Friday, Mumbai Indians now face a rejuvenated Deccan Chargers in their Indian Premier League clash at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. The Harbhajan Singh-led team has nothing going its way with the captain under fire. The offspinner is not only out of...