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  • Shiv Kapur 28th as Kiradech takes lead in Shenzhen 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    Shenzhen: Shiv Kapur frittered away a fine front nine with two bogeys including one on the closing 18th hole to card two-under 70 on the third day of the Shenzhen International on Saturday. The Indian golfer, who was seventh at the end of the opening day, slipped to 29th after the...
  • Sentencing of ex-tennis ace Bob Hewitt postponed 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    Johannesburg: The sentencing of former tennis Grand Slam champion and convicted child molester Bob Hewitt has been postponed by a South African court till next month to allow his legal team to compile a report from a psychologist. Hewitt, 75, a six-time Grand Slam doubles champion was found guilty last month...
  • Post Hudhud storm Vizag rooting for more matches 5 hours 10 minutes ago

    Visakhapatnam: CR Mohan, the media in-charge at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam, was a busy man on October 11, 2014. He was setting things up for the third One-Day International between India and West Indies. News of Cyclone Hudhud was coming in, but nobody in the port...
  • China's nuclear radiation level normal: official 6 hours 49 minutes ago

    Beijing: As China embarked on constructing 27 new power plants, a nuclear safety official has said that radiation from existing nuclear facilities is at a "normal level". "All China's nuclear reactors under construction are well managed," Tang Bo, an official with the National Nuclear Safety Administration, said in an interview earlier...
  • Shiv Kapur makes cut, placed tied 29th after end of day 2 23 hours 47 minutes ago

    Shenzhen: Shiv Kapur slipped from a top-10 position to remain tied 29th over the last four holes at the Shenzhen International golf tournament on Friday. Having made the cut, Kapur will have the chance to make amends over the weekend. Kapur shot 69 in the first round and carded 74 in...
  • International Paralympic committee derecognises Indian body due to infighting Yesterday

    Paralympic Committee of India was derecognised by the International Paralympic committee on Friday due to infighting in the organistation, CNN-IBN has learnt. The decision was taken after gross negligence and mismanagement by the PCI in organising the national championship in Ghaziabad. ...
  • Sri Lanka mulls options as ICC threatens to stop funds Yesterday

    Colombo: The appointment of an interim body to run Sri Lankan cricket is in tune with laws governing the island nation, the country's sports minister said on Friday. The move came a day after the International Cricket Council decided to investigate possible ministerial interference following the government's decision last month to...
  • International Paralympic committee derecognises Indian body due to infighting Yesterday

    Paralympic Committee of India was derecognised by the International Paralympic committee on Friday due to infighting in the organistation, CNN-IBN has learnt. The decision was taken after gross negligence and mismanagement by the PCI in organising the national championship in Ghaziabad. Following the ban, the Paralympic Committee of India has been...
  • Michael Clarke signs with Melbourne Stars in Big Bash league Yesterday

    Australia test skipper Michael Clarke will captain the Melbourne Stars in Australia's Big Bash League for the next two seasons after not playing Twenty20 cricket for three years. The announcement was made on Friday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, where Clarke led Australia to victory over New Zealand in the World...
  • ICC Board meeting ends, will consider Najam Sethi as President 2 days ago

    Dubai: The ICC on Thursday said it will consider the appointment of Pakistan's Najam Sethi for the post of the apex cricket body's president, left vacant following Mustafa Kamal's resignation, in the last week of June. This was decided at its second quarterly meeting at the ICC headquarters here. "The Board...
  • ICC looks into possible rule breach by Sri Lanka 2 days ago

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council will seek an explanation from the Sri Lankan sports ministry for appointing an interim committee to run the country's cricket board. The ICC board, which met on Thursday, discussed whether the appointment of an interim committee in Sri Lanka Cricket "may be a breach of ICC's...
  • Money forced me to quit Zimbabwe and play county: Brendan Taylor 2 days ago

    Nottingham: Former Zimbabwe batsman Brendan Taylor has said his decision to retire from international cricket and play for English county Nottinghamshire was primarily because of financial benefits. Taylor reportedly earned around 250 Australian dollars before tax for his World Cup efforts. In contrast, established county cricketers could expect to earn between...
  • India has potential to grow at 10 per cent: Arun Jaitley 2 days ago

    Washington: India has the potential to make nine to 10 per cent growth rate a "new normal", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday while asserting that high growth was essential to meet the challenges posed by the country's burgeoning young population. "India has the potential to make nine to ten...
  • N Srinivasan to remain ICC chairman till BCCI AGM 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday said former president N Srinivasan will continue as the ICC chairman till September after which the Board will chalk a way forward at its Annual General Meeting. As per rules, the ICC chairman's post belongs to the BCCI representative for two years from...
  • Sachin Tendulkar inducted into Laureus Sports Academy 3 days ago

    Shanghai: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar was inducted as one of the five new members into the prestigious Laureus Sports Academy in a glittering annual award ceremony at the Shanghai Grand theatre on Wednesday. "It is a huge honour standing here, being a new member of the Laureus Academy. I never...
  • Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan Rangers resort to unprovoked firing in Kathua 3 days ago

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the Border Security Force (BSF) outpost in Hiranagar sector of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Wednesday. A senior police officer said, "Pakistan Rangers used small arms and automatic weapons to target Karole Krishna border outpost of the BSF...
  • 31 all out but team still wins the match 3 days ago

    Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties, and the statement once again proved itself on Tuesday when the cricket world saw an 'unlikeliest' of victories during a Premier Championship match in Sri Lanka. Riding on Asiri Karunaratne's magnificent 5 for 21, Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club, who opted to field,...
  • Neymar yet to reach physical peak: Clarence Seedorf 3 days ago

    Rio de Janerio: Former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf has praised the development of Barcelona forward Neymar and said the Brazilian is yet to reach his physical peak. Neymar has scored 27 goals from 37 matches this term after netting 15 times in 41 appearances in his debut season at the...
  • Sania Mirza is pride of Pakistan as well, says Shoaib Malik 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's ex-cricket captain Shoaib Malik said on Tuesday he was proud his Indian wife Sania Mirza had become the world's top-ranked doubles tennis player, adding it was an honour for both countries. Mirza, 28, became the first Indian woman to achieve the feat after winning the Charleston title on Sunday...
  • BCCI mulls appointing a consultant to strengthen ACSU 4 days ago

    Kolkata: BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya on Monday, said the cricket Board was contemplating appointing a consultant with an impeccable reputation to strengthen the Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU). "Already a full-fledged Anti Corruption Unit of the BCCI is in existence. However, in order to further strengthen the Anti Corruption Unit(IPL),...
  • Najam Sethi likely to take over as interim ICC president 4 days ago

    Dubai: Najam Sethi, the head of the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) executive committee, is likely to become the International Cricket Council's (ICC) interim president, filling the post left vacant by Mustafa Kamal's resignation earlier this month. Sethi, who is currently in Dubai ahead of the ICC meeting, is a favourite to...
  • It's a privilege to see Messi play every week, says Ruud Gullit 4 days ago

    Shanghai: Legendary Ruud Gullit does not endorse the criticism that Lionel Messi faces for not being able to guide his team to World Cup triumph as Dutch legend feels privileged to be able to watch the Argentine artist at work week after week. "If you need to find something (fault), you...
  • Mohammad Amir targets steady progress in Pakistan comeback 4 days ago

    Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir's 23rd birthday celebrations were marred by a hamstring injury on Monday as the former prodigy downplayed hopes of a speedy international recall following a four-year ban for spot-fixing. Currently turning out for Omar Associates in Pakistan's Grade-II tournament, Amir, who has bagged an impressive 22 wickets in...
  • PCB advises Mohammad Amir to avoid media interactions 4 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has advised banned left arm pacer Mohammad Amir to control his interaction with the media since he is still serving a five year ban for spot fixing from the ICC. A reliable source in the board said that the PCB had advised Amir against regularly giving...
  • I am not arrogant and revengeful: Waqar Younis 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket's head coach Waqar Younis has hit out at critics and former players branding him as "arrogant" and "revengeful" and said he was a totally patriotic Pakistani. In an exclusive interview on Geo Super sports channel on Monday night, Waqar was responding to questions that he is arrogant with...
  • IOC launches whistleblower hotline on match-fixing 4 days ago

    London: The IOC on Monday set up a hotline for whistleblowers to report match-fixing and other corruption in a new initiative to protect the integrity and credibility of the Olympics and other sports competitions. The International Olympic Committee said the web-based "integrity and compliance hotline" is open to athletes, coaches, referees...
  • International Hindi Centre to be set up in US 5 days ago

    New York: With a view to promote Hindi as a world language, plans are underway to establish a 'Hindi Centre' near New York that will serve as an academic and cultural hub and facilitate exchange programmes between Indian and American universities. Consul General Ambassador Dnyaneshwar Mulay assured the Indian government's support...
  • Chess: Sayantan Das beats Mihajlo Stojanovic in Dubai International Open 5 days ago

    Dubai: International Master Sayantan Das closed in on his Grandmaster norm, defeating Serbian Mihajlo Stojanovic in the seventh round of Dubai International Open chess tournament at the Dubai Chess and Culture club. Das has now taken his tally to a very respectable five points out of a possible seven, and given...
  • James Anderson will be remembered as an England great: Vivian Richards 5 days ago

    St. John's: West Indian batting great Vivian Richards said that pacer James Anderson will be remembered as an England great and a worthy heir to legendary all-rounder Ian Botham. Anderson earns his 100th Test cap on Monday when England take on the West Indies at the Antiguan ground that bears Richards'...
  • Want to coach Brazil: Roberto Carlos 5 days ago

    Rio de Janeiro: World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos has revealed his desire to coach one day Brazil's national football team. The 42-year-old is currently the manager of Turkish top-flight club Akhisar following an 18-month spell in-charge of local rivals Sivasspor, reports Xinhua. "My objective is to make it all the way to the...