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  • Simona Halep in semifinals of Bucharest Open July 12, 2014

    Bucharest: Topseeded Simona Halep defeated Spain's Lara Arruabarrena 63, 61 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the BRD Bucharest Open. Halep will play fellow Romanian Monica Niculescu on Saturday. The unseeded Niculescu upset eighthseeded Polona Hercog of Slovenia in a 62, 26, 76 (3) victory. The other semifinal will be...
  • MCC vs RoW: As it happened July 5, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Sachin Tendulkarled Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) XI are playing the Shane Warneled Rest of the World XI in a 50over oneday game to celebrate the bicentenary of the Home of Cricket Lord's. Exactly six months and 18 days...
  • Sachin Tendulkar set to return to the cricket field at Lord's July 4, 2014

    London: Exactly six months and 18 days after he had called time on his illustrious career, Sachin Tendulkar will once again step out in white flannels on the hallowed Lord's turf leading the MCC XI against Shane Warneled World XI in a bicentenary celebrations match on Saturday. On his admission, world's...
  • Snapshot: Sachin Tendulkar clicks the sports version of the Oscar selfie with Brian Lara, Kevin Pietersen and Muttiah Muralitharan June 30, 2014

    Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar clicked a sports version of the epic Oscar selfie with former West Indies captain Brian Lara, former England captain Kevin Pietersen, Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan and British journalist and television host Piers Morgan. Morgan tweeted the photo on Monday. ...
  • Leader Talk:'A good leader must lead the front' June 28, 2014

    Brian Lara, former West Indian international cricket player asserted that the role of a leader is extremely crucial in the sport of cricket in determining the performance of the team. Speaking to Rajdeep Sardesai, editorinChief, IBN18 Network, Lara said that a good leader should be inspirational and motivational enough to...
  • Power Grid okays over Rs 5,500 crore investments in 4 years June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Central transmission utility Power Grid Corporation on Monday approved investments of Rs 5,500 crore for upgrading networks in about 4 years. "Board of Directors of the Company approved strengthening the transmission corridor for independent power producers in Chhattisgarh at an estimated cost of Rs 5,151.37 crore," Power Grid...
  • Brian Lara to play for MCC on Lord's 200th Anniversary Day June 13, 2014

    London Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara is set to play for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) against Hertfordshire on Lord's Anniversary Day on June 22. The former West Indies skipper will turn out for MCC in the unique fixture to celebrate the Lord's bicentenary year. Lara, an Honorary Life Member of...
  • Tendulkar savours Lara partnership in Lord's bicentenary June 3, 2014

    Retired Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar said on Tuesday he is savouring the opportunity to pair up with West Indies great Brian Lara at Lord's for an exhibition match marking its 200th anniversary. Marylebone Cricket Club in May confirmed that Lara will join an MCC XI captained by Tendulkar and also...
  • I am focusing on doing films now, you will see me soon on the big screen: Lara Dutta May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Lara Dutta, who had taken a sabbatical post the birth of her baby, says she is focusing on movies now and will be shooting for a film this year. Lara married Indian tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi in 2010 and in January 2012, she delivered a baby girl. Now,...
  • Brian Lara to play alongside Sachin Tendulkar in Lord's Bicentenary May 28, 2014

    Manchester: West Indies legend Brian Lara on Wednesday joined fellow alltime batting great Sachin Tendulkar of India and became the latest entry in the starstudded list of players who will participate in the MCC v Rest of the World Lord's Bicentenary match on July 5. Lara will play alongside India's Sachin...
  • Brett Lee rates Sachin Tendulkar above Brian Lara March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Retired Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who has waged many a stirring battle against Sachin Tendulkar, on Tuesday rated the Indian legend a notch above West Indies great Brian Lara, thus singing a different tune to that of veteran South Africa all-rounder Jaques Kallis. Asked to compare the two great...
  • Sachin's feats incredible, but Lara best: Kallis March 3, 2014

    Cape Town: Retired South African allrounder Jacques Kallis would not rate Sachin Tendulkar as the best batsman he has played against but said the Indian legend has "tremendously" helped in taking the game forward by playing with the right spirit throughout his illustrious career. "He (Tendulkar) has done a tremendous amount...
  • Is Brian Lara dating former Miss Scotland Jamey Bowers? March 2, 2014

    London: West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara is reportedly dating former Miss Scotland Jamey Bowers. The batting great was introduced to Bowers, who is 20 years his junior, by former Manchester United and Trinidad and Tobago striker Dwight Yorke. "It's early days. I didn't want anyone to know, but Brian's been...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Brian Lara and Ronnie Screwvala February 16, 2014

    IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to Brian Lara, former West Indies Captain and Ronnie Screwvala, philanthropist and founder of UTV....
  • Lara Dutta to ring in the New Year with family December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Lara Dutta will ring in the New Year with her family, with whom she has taken off on a holiday. The actress took to Twitter to share her plans and she even wished all her fans a Happy New Year. "Taking off with the family for the end of...
  • George Bailey equals Brian Lara's record for most runs in one over December 16, 2013

    Perth: Australian batsman George Bailey equalled Brian Lara's Test record for most runs off an over against England in Perth on Monday. West Indian great Lara hit 28 runs off an over from South Africa's Robin Peterson in Johannesburg in 2003. Bailey matched the feat when he took the same tally off...
  • Designing is my new baby, says Lara Dutta November 24, 2013

    New Delhi: After spending a decade in front of the camera, Lara Dutta has taken a break from acting and is putting her designing skills to test by launching her own sari collection. The former Miss Universe, who has acted in movies like 'No Entry' and 'Partner', has a twoyearold daughter,...
  • People associate with Bollywood fashion trends: Lara Dutta November 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Lara Dutta, who hopes to set new fashion trends with her latest range of selfdesigned saris, believes people have a strong connect with all that Bollywood stars do. Bollywood sets many trends in terms of clothes, hair, accessories, colours, music and dance. It makes Lara happy. "It is great...
  • Tendulkar's bat spoke for him, says Brian Lara November 15, 2013

    In a CNNIBN's special series 'Thank You Sachin', former West Indies Captain Brian Lara pays tribute to the Master Blaster and talks about his personal bonding with him. ...
  • News 360: Sachin misses century, billion hearts broken November 15, 2013

    Not physically but 1.2 billion Indians virtually accompanied Sachin Tendulkar with a tear in the eye and a lump in the throat as he took the long walk off the Wankhede Stadium on Friday, perhaps for the last time in a career that started exactly 24 years ago...
  • Tendulkar's technique is the best in the world: Lara November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Terming retiring Sachin Tendulkar's batting technique as the best in the world, legendary West Indian cricketer Brian Lara on Tuesday said if he had a son he would have asked him to learn from the videos of the Indian great to excel in the sport. "If I had a son...
  • Brian Lara laments not playing a Test at Eden Gardens November 10, 2013

    Kolkata: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara Sunday lamented that he could never play a Test match at the historic Eden Gardens and made a suggestion to CAB officials that if a veterans match, including Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, could be organised here in the future. Lara was here on...
  • Lara disappointed not to see Tendulkar at Eden Gardens November 9, 2013

    Lara expressed his disappointment over the IndiaWest Indies match ending in three days, denying him the pleasure of watching Sachin Tendulkar in action in his penultimate match. ...
  • Brian Lara fails to see Sachin Tendulkar in action at Eden Gardens November 9, 2013

    Kolkata: West Indies batting great Brian Lara on Saturday expressed disappointment over the IndiaWest Indies match ending in three days, denying him the pleasure of watching Sachin Tendulkar in action in his penultimate match. "I am disappointed. I hoped to see Sachin in action at Eden Gardens in his last match...
  • I will pay to watch Lara but want Tendulkar to bat for my life: Dravid November 5, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar is ready to walk into the sunset of his glittering career, and in a tribute to an iconic sportsman, CNNIBN looks back at 24 years of arguably India's greatest cricket career. Beginning this series of tribute called 'Thank You Sachin', IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai talks to another iconic...
  • Tait rates Tendulkar above Ponting, Lara October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Australia pacer Shaun Tait on Thursday rated batting great Sachin Tendulkar higher than compatriot Ricky Ponting and West Indian legend Brian Lara. "It was a short span of career I had with Australia. I was lucky enough to play against Brian Lara, play with Ricky Ponting and play against Sachin....