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  • England captain Alastair Cook named in MCC squad for UAE trip 6 days ago

    London: Alastair Cook was on Thursday included in the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad for the Champion County match and the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in the United Arab Emirates in March. Cook, omitted from England's one-day squad for the World Cup, made himself available for the trip to gain match practice...
  • Alviro Petersen joins Lancashire after South Africa exit 6 days ago

    London: South African batsman Alviro Petersen has joined Lancashire after retiring from international cricket, the English county side announced on Thursday. The 34-year-old bowed out of the international game earlier this month after scoring 2,093 runs in 36 Tests with five hundreds at an average of 34.88. He has signed a two-year...
  • Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov to play at Queen's Club January 12, 2015

    Andy Murray will warm up for this year's Wimbledon by playing in the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club, organisers said on Monday. The British world number six, bidding to win the tournament for the fourth time, will be joined in the draw by defending champion Grigor Dimitrov. "I've had some great moments...
  • Luis Enrique upbeat about 2015 despite transfer ban January 4, 2015

    Madrid: FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is looking ahead to 2015 with optimism despite the confirmation that the Spanish football club will not be able to make any new signings in the year. Speaking in his first press conference on Saturday, after the decision taken by the Committee for Arbitration in...
  • Sergio Ramos caps 'best year' with Club World Cup award December 22, 2014

    Decorated Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has dubbed 2014 "the best year of my life" after playing a key role for the Spanish giants as they swept to four titles including a record-extending 10th European crown. A no-nonsense centre back whose strength in the air regularly yields goals, Ramos scooped the...
  • India will bid for Club World Cup: AIFF president December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: India has not yet given up on its plans to host a Club World Cup in the near future, according to AIFF president Praful Patel, who asserted that the country's football scene would soon develop "qualitatively and quantitatively". Patel on Saturday chaired the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Annual General...
  • Real Madrid coast into Club World Cup final December 17, 2014

    Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale scored to help Real Madrid coast past Mexico's Cruz Azul 4-0 on Tuesday for a place in this weekend's Club World Cup final against Argentina's San Lorenzo or New Zealand's Auckland City. Sergio Ramos scored in the 15th minute and Benzema in the 36th. Bale added...
  • David Lipsky, Anirban Lahiri to headline Dubai Open December 12, 2014

    Dubai: Asian Tour's top-three players American David Lipsky, Anirban Lahiri of India and Thailand's Prom Meesawat, will headline the inaugural Dubai Open next week alongside 30 other Tour champions and four former Order of Merit winners. The $500,000 tournament will make its debut at The Els Club Dubai from Dec 18...
  • Dempo Sports Club signs Carlos Hernandez for next season December 10, 2014

    Margao: Dempo SC has signed Costa Rican midfielder Carlos Hernandez as its marquee player for the 2014-15 season. Hernandez is currently playing for home club Cartagines in the Costa Rican Premier League. He will miss the Federation Cup as he is expected to join the team on January 15, a club...
  • Bullying babus of Bengaluru threaten its famous club culture December 7, 2014

    If you were hoping to spend your Christmas and New Year eve holidays in the salubrious climes of Bengaluru this time, you may like to quickly rethink your plan, as your local host may not be able to take you and your family on a wine-and-dine binge as most prestigious...
  • Marylebone Cricket Club condoles death of Phil Hughes November 27, 2014

    London: The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Thursday joined the global cricket fraternity in condoling the tragic death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes. Hughes, 25, was playing for South Australia when he was hit by New South Wales pacer Sean Abbott's bouncer and it proved fatal. The MCC flag at Lord's has...
  • Sydney club probed for declaring early to give Clarke batting time November 23, 2014

    Michael Clarke's Sydney cricket club is being probed for declaring at 17-0 during a local game on Sunday and claiming it was to boost the injured Australian captain's chances of batting time before the first Test against India next month. Clarke is racing to be fit for the Dec. 4 opener...
  • Plane on training sortie crashes in Indore, two injured November 19, 2014

    Indore: An aircraft of Madhya Pradesh Flying Club on training sortie crashed at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport on Wednesday in which two persons were seriously injured, police said. "The aircraft on training sortie crashed near the boundary wall of the airport," Superintendent of Police (SP), East area, Abid Khan said. The two...
  • Leicester Cricket Club looking to tap South Asian talent November 16, 2014

    Leicester Cricket Club trying to get more South Asian players on course to play at the County level in England. ...
  • India not bidding for 2015 and 2016 FIFA Club World Cups November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: India has pulled out of mounting a bid for 2015 and 2016 FIFA Club World Cups, according to All India Football Federation officials. A decision on the host city of the 2015 and 2016 editions of Club World Cup will be taken in Morocco next month. Morocco has hosted the...
  • SSP Chowrasia seals playoff victory in India November 9, 2014

    Delhi: Local favourite SSP Chowrasia lifted his third Asian Tour title on Sunday, coolly rolling in a 15-foot birdie putt to prevail in a three-way playoff at the Delhi Golf Club. Fondly called "Chipputsia" for his impressive short game, the Kolkata golfer began the final round five shots off lead before...
  • Vijay starrer 'Kaththi' crosses Rs.100 crore mark, hat-trick for filmmaker AR Murugadoss November 3, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss-directed Tamil actioner 'Kaththi' has raked in over Rs.100 crore at the box office worldwide. This is the filmmaker's third film in a row after 'Thuppakki' and 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never off Duty' to achieve the feat. "Very special day! #Kaththihitsfastest100cr! Total theatrical collection -100.7cr (65.1ATN, 20.2...
  • Happy New Year creates history! Earns Rs 108 crores on the opening weekend October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Looks like Farah Khan's new film 'Happy New Year' is set to create history at the Box Office. The film, which features stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani and Sonu Sood in key roles, has earned a whopping Rs 108.86 crores in first...
  • Heritage conservationists up in arms over demolishing of 150-year-old iconic Balabrooie guest house for a club October 25, 2014

    Bangalore: The heritage conservationists and the civil society activists are up in the arms against Karnataka government's decision to demolish a 150 years old Balabrooie state guest house to make way for a swanky Legislators Club exclusively for the MLAs, MLCs and MPs. According to state government sources, the beautiful...
  • e Lounge: Importance of Rs 100 crore club in Bollywood October 21, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Sushant Mehta brings you all the news and scoops from the entertainment world. He also discusses the importance of Rs 100 crore club in Bollywood. ...
  • India may get to host FIFA Club World Cup October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the ISL fever prevalent among the country's football fans, an ambitious India are also eyeing to host the glamorous FIFA Club World Cup. "We will decide in the FIFA Executive Committee meeting in December in Morocco for 2015-16, 2017-18 Club World Cup," said FIFA Secretary-General Jerome Valcke at...
  • Hackers deface Press Club of India website October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Hackers have targeted the Press Club of India website (pressclubofindia.org) and have posted messages against India and the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The hackers who identify themselves as Team Cyber Warriors, say that their target is Indian government websites. Previously, hackers had defaced the Pakistan People's Party...
  • Hrithik Roshan's 'Bang Bang' mints over Rs 200 crore in five days October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: It has bullets flying, cars exploding, stunning locations and an ensemble of good looking actors who will make you drool. "Bang Bang!", an out-and-out entertainer, continues its tremendous run at the box office having minted a gross of Rs.201.51 crore in five days. The Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif-starrer...
  • Know your ISL team: Kerala Blasters FC October 7, 2014

    The best introduction for Kerala Blasters Football Club would be that it's a team co-owned by arguably the greatest cricketer ever, Sachin Tendulkar. Based out in Kochi, the franchise will play its home games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium there. Besides Tendulkar, the team is owned by PVP Ventures with...
  • Saradha scam: ED freezes bank accounts of Mohun Bagan, East Bengal football clubs September 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Two prominent football clubs in West Bengal - Mohun Bagan and East Bengal - are facing the heat in the multicrore Saradha chit fund scam. The Enforcement Directorate has frozen the bank accounts of the two clubs and is also likely to act against another two - Bhowanipore and Kalighat...
  • J&K floods: Ludhiana's hosiery industry fears heavy losses September 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: Ludhiana's famous hosiery industry fears heavy financial losses because of floods in Kashmir as it is not hopeful of receiving payments for the supply of woollen items to the floodravaged valley, now seeking support from the Centre to bail it out. "Ludhiana's hosiery industry is not hopeful of getting...
  • Woman denied entry into Kolkata restaurant for being rape survivor September 15, 2014

    The woman alleged that the management of a south Kolkata restaurant turned her out because she was raped. She claimed that the management told her they had orders not to let her inside. ...
  • Full Text: Rahul Dravid delivers the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture September 14, 2014

    Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. It is an honour to be delivering the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture this evening in front of an audience with a deep love and great knowledge of cricket. Much like the late Dilip Sardesai. It was because of this deep love and knowledge of the...
  • Will Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' enter the 100 crore club? Please! Don't put such pressure on us, she says September 10, 2014

    Mumbai: "Mary Kom" witnessed an impressive opening and the film's lead actress Priyanka Chopra doesn't want the biopic to be pitted against biggies. She says that "our film is already successful", and hopes "it sets an example that even female centric films can do well". When asked if she feels the...
  • European clubs step up matchfixing prevention September 10, 2014

    Geneva: Europe's top football clubs have been asked to increase their commitment to prevent matchfixing. The European Club Association said it invited 214 members to sign a "Charter on Integrity in Football". The membership includes several clubs which have had officials or players convicted or sanctioned for involvement in fixing cases since...