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  • It'll be tough to fix any World Cup 2015 matches: ICC chief January 20, 2015

    The chief executive of cricket's governing body believes it will be tough for anyone outside the game to fix matches during next month's 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. David Richardson also said on Tuesday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) would clamp down hard on bad behaviour in...
  • I would not like to see kids sledging on field: Glenn McGrath January 20, 2015

    Brisbane: Former fast bowling great Glenn McGrath says playing with a passion was a must for cricketers but he would not appreciate if kids are involved in fiery on-field spats. In the ongoing India's tour of Australia, six separate incidents have been reported for poor player behaviour with David Warner being...
  • World Cup 2015 will be bigger and better, says David Richardson January 20, 2015

    Dubai: ICC Chief Executive David Richardson believes that "there has been no stone left unturned" as preparations continue ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, but stressed the need for players to remember their responsibilities to uphold the sport's integrity at all times. In an exclusive TV interview with the...
  • Indian media slams David Warner's sledging antics January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian media on Tuesday lashed out at David Warner over his repeated verbal clashes with Mahendra Singh Dhoni's touring team, demanding the aggressive Australian opener be reined in. "Brakes on motormouth Warner" and "Talkative Warner crosses the line" read two headlines in Indian newspapers after Warner was fined 50...
  • Steven Smith to lead Australia against England, David Warner rested January 20, 2015

    Melbourne: Steven Smith will lead Australia in Friday's tri-series match against England in absence of suspended George Bailey, Cricket Australia said on Tuesday. Opening batsman David Warner has also been rested from the one-day international at Hobart to recover from a sore hamstring, CA added in a statement. Shaun Marsh and Cameron...
  • David Warner warned by Cricket Australia to mend ways January 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Volatile Australian batsman David Warner was on Monday warned by his cricket Board boss to "stop looking for trouble" after he engaged in verbal spat with Indian opener Rohit Sharma during the tri-series match between their sides on Sunday. Warner was fined 50 per cent of his match fee from...
  • David Warner's 'thuggish' behaviour has gone too far: Martin Crowe January 19, 2015

    Brisbane: Slamming Australian opener David Warner for his 'thuggish' behaviour in recent times, former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe has said that it's time cricket takes a cue from football and introduces yellow and red cards for on-field misconduct. "Watching from the luxury of my couch and after hearing numerous accounts...
  • It won't get worse: Joe Root on verbal spats among players January 19, 2015

    Brisbane: The continuing on-field spats among players do not make for a good sight says Joe Root but the England batsman is sure that it would never deteriorate into cricketers punching each other like in some other sports. Indian and Australian cricketers were repeatedly involved in verbal spats in the recent...
  • Don't cross the line in aggression, Darren Lehmann tells Aussies January 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann on Monday warned his wards against "crossing the line" in on-field aggression but conceded that the side would always "teeter pretty close" to the edge. The verbal spat between David Warner and Rohit Sharma during the tri-series cricket match yesterday, which Australia won by four...
  • David Warner fined over row with Rohit Sharma January 19, 2015

    Australian opener David Warner has been fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after an on-field dispute with Indian batsman Rohit Sharma during Sunday's one-day international in Melbourne. Australia won a thrilling match by four wickets but the result was marred by another ugly spat between the teams. Warner told reporters on...
  • Tri-Series heats up with Warner-Rohit spat at MCG January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Tempers flared once again during the second one-dayer of the ongoing tri-series when Indian opener Rohit Sharma and Australian batsman David Warner got involved in a war of words at the MCG on Sunday. The incident happened in the 23rd over of India's innings, when Rohit pushed a James Faulkner...
  • I will be out there to take on India: David Warner January 17, 2015

    Concerns over David Warner's participation in the tri-series ODI against on India were allayed by the Australia opener himself as he said that his right hamstring is only "a little bit sore" and he will "get out there on Sunday." Warner scored a match-winning 127 off 115 balls in Australia's...
  • Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo attended 'Selma' screening at the White House hosted by President Obama January 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: US President Barack Obama hosted a private screening of the historical drama film 'Selma' at the White House. It was attended by a string of celebrities. Guests at the Friday night screening included media mogul Oprah Winfrey, hip-hop artist Common, director Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo (who plays Martin Luther...
  • Tri-Series: David Warner ton steers Australia to easy win over England January 16, 2015

    Sydney: Continuing his blazing form, David Warner struck a scintillating hundred to guide Australia to a comfortable three-wicket victory over England in the opening match of the tri-nation One-day series, here on Friday. Batting first, England never really got the momentum after a top-order collapse despite skipper Eoin Morgan's brilliant counter-attacking...
  • Ex-France winger David Ginola enters FIFA presidential race January 16, 2015

    London: Former France winger David Ginola will announce on Friday that he is entering the race to become president of world soccer's governing body FIFA, The Sun reported on Thursday. But the ex-Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur player has no chance of winning the election and is unlikely to get the...
  • Villarreal knock Sociedad out of Copa del Rey, Moyes sent off January 15, 2015

    Barcelona: David Moyes was sent off late in Real Sociedad's 2-2 draw with Villarreal on Wednesday as his side bowed out of the Copa del Rey's last 16. The former Manchester United manager was dismissed for protesting about a refereeing decision. He then climbed over a barrier to take a seat...
  • WhatsApp, iMessage, Snapchat could be banned in the UK under new surveillance plans January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Messaging apps like WhatsApp, iMessage, Snapchat and Telegram could face a ban in Britain as PM David Cameron aims to stop the use of encrypted communication services in his battle against terror. Cameron vows to introduce a legislation to provide intelligence agencies a legal framework to crack down on...
  • Brooklyn Beckham models for Polish fashion label January 14, 2015

    London: Brooklyn Beckham, son of former footballer David Beckham and singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham, has starred in his first modelling campaign for Polish fashion label Reserved. The 15-year-old, who made his modelling debut last April when he appeared in Man About Town magazine, shared a sneak peak of the shoot on...
  • David Moyes focused on La Liga but dreaming of Cup final January 14, 2015

    Avoiding relegation from La Liga remains the overwhelming priority for Real Sociedad although the Basque club are still dreaming of reaching the final of the King's Cup, coach David Moyes said on Tuesday. Sociedad, who host Villarreal in their last 16, second leg on Wednesday needing to overturn a 1-0 deficit...
  • David Warner has point to prove at World Cup, says Pat Cummins January 14, 2015

    Australia paceman Pat Cummins has backed opening batsman David Warner to carry his blistering Test form into the one-day arena at the cricket World Cup. Warner blasted three centuries in Australia's recent 2-0 Test series win over India, but he managed just the one half-century from five innings against South...
  • Australia balanced but interesting to see how they handle World Cup pressure January 13, 2015

    The Australia squad has been announced for this year's ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, and there is going to be some disappointment for the guys who missed out. But the ones, who got selected, have earned the right to be there. Like all the ICC Cricket World Cups, there are...
  • David Cameron brands Fox News terror expert an 'idiot' January 12, 2015

    London: An American "counter-terrorism expert" who claimed that Birmingham is a Muslim-only city has been labelled a "complete idiot" by the British Prime Minister David Cameron. Steve Emerson, a Fox News pundit, made his comments to the news channel in reference to the terror attacks on 'Charlie Hebdo' magazine in Paris...
  • Anirban Lahiri voted 2014 Asian Tour Players' Player of the year January 12, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Anirban Lahiri has been voted the 2014 Players' Player of the Year for his successful exploits on the Asian Tour, where he won two titles and finished second on the Order of Merit. The talented Indian won his first title outside of India when he eagled the 72nd hole...
  • I have taken most bowlers down, says David Warner January 11, 2015

    Sydney: Australian opener David Warner on Sunday said there is no bowler in the World Cup he fears and he will be "arrogant" enough to say he has "taken most of them down". He also claimed that he played like a 'cowboy' against India in their Boxing Day Test match due...
  • David Ferrer withdraws from Heineken Open January 11, 2015

    Auckland: Top-seeded David Ferrer has withdrawn from next week's Heineken Tennis Open in Auckland because of a back strain, becoming the third seeded player to pull out of the event. Ferrer, a four-time winner of the Auckland tournament, withdrew after beating Thomas Berdych 6-4, 7-5 in the final of the Qatar...
  • David Ferrer beats Tomas Berdych in Qatar Open final January 10, 2015

    Doha: David Ferrer won his 22nd career ATP title when he defeated Tomas Berdych 6-4, 7-5 in the Qatar Open final on Saturday. The fourth-seeded Ferrer broke the third-seeded Berdych in the first game, and raced to 4-1. Berdych hadn't dropped his serve in 34 service games through the semifinals, but surrendered...
  • Gandhi statue at British Parliament will cement India ties: David Cameron January 10, 2015

    London: Justifying the decision to install a Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament Square, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the initiative would lead to Britain cementing its historical connection with India. Cameron said there were "lots of reasons for the Gandhi statue to be installed at the British Parliament" alongside...
  • Van Gaal expects David de Gea to stay at Manchester United January 10, 2015

    London: Louis van Gaal expects David de Gea to commit his long term future to Manchester United, despite interest in the goalkeeper from Real Madrid. Van Gaal, who revealed that the club's injury crisis has now diminished to the extent that only Ashley Young is ruled out of Sunday's encounter with...
  • Will strengthen ties with India if voted to power, says David Cameron January 10, 2015

    London: Describing India as one of the rising powers of the world, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said the next stage in bilateral ties would be "very exciting" and his government will establish stronger economic relations with the country if voted back to power. "India is one of the...