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  • FIFA lifts Franz Beckenbauer ban, says manager Hoefl June 27, 2014

    Franz Beckenbauer's manager says FIFA has lifted his ban from all football-related activity for failing to help an investigation of alleged corruption in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes. Manager Marcus Hoefl said in a statement posted via his Twitter feed that FIFA informed Beckenbauer on Friday the ban was...
  • eBay's PayPal head David Marcus steps down to join Facebook; will lead messaging products June 10, 2014

    San Francisco: David Marcus, who has led eBay Inc's fast-growing payments unit PayPal for the past two years, will step down this month to run Facebook Inc's messaging products, the companies announced on Monday. EBay shares fell a little more than 2 percent in trading after hours. Under Marcus, PayPal has...
  • Trescothick ready to help Trott 'suffering from burn out' April 20, 2014

    London: Former England opener Marcus Trescothick has said he is willing to help Jonathan Trott in his struggle with a stress-related illness after a similar condition ended his international career. Trott, who made a brief comeback after returning home following England's opening loss in a 5-0 Ashes reverse in Australia, announced...
  • Former Australia batsman Marcus North retires April 3, 2014

    Perth: Ex-Australia Test batsman Marcus North says he will retire from first-class cricket to pursue wine industry business interests in Britain and to play limited stints in English county cricket. North scored 886 runs at an average of 63.28 this season to lead his Western Australia side to its first domestic...
  • Trott's 'con' disrespectful of real illness: Michael Vaughan March 17, 2014

    London: Jonathan Trott's assertion that mental and physical fatigue had forced him home from England's Ashes tour of Australia rather than depression felt like a "con" and would only convince his team-mates he had abandoned them, according to former England captain Michael Vaughan. The 32-year-old Trott abruptly left the tour after...
  • Caterham sign Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson January 21, 2014

    Formula One tail-enders Caterham rang the changes by announcing the return of popular Japanese racer Kamui Kobayashi and arrival of Swedish rookie Marcus Ericsson in an all-new 2014 driver line-up on Tuesday. The long-awaited announcement completes the 22-man grid for the season starting in Australia in March and marks a fresh...
  • Is pressure taking a toll on international cricketers? November 26, 2013

    The debate has started again after England batsman Jonathan Trott returned home from the Ashes tour in Australia with a stress-related illness. ...
  • Trescothick backs Jonathan Trott's Ashes withdrawal November 25, 2013

    London: Former England batsman Marcus Trescothick said that Jonathan Trott had made the right decision to leave the Ashes tour due to a stress-related illness on Monday. The England and Wales Cricket Board announced that Trott, who played in England's heavy first-Test defeat in Brisbane, had left Australia and been granted...
  • Stenson looks set for World Tour Championship November 15, 2013

    Dubai: Henrik Stenson took a giant stride towards becoming European number one with a joint best of the day, eight under par 64 in the second round to lead the DP World Tour Championship, here on Friday. The Swede, who is in pole position in The Race to Dubai at the...
  • Advani scores easy win over Campbell at Indian Open Snooker October 15, 2013

    New Delhi: India's leading professional cueist Pankaj Advani opened his campaign at the Indian Open world ranking snooker tournament with a dominating 4-1 victory over world number 29 Marcus Campbell on Tuesday. The Scot seemed off-colour as he struggled against the formidable Indian, who was in a punishing mood. Advani, an eight-time...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Perth Scorchers, Match 19 October 2, 2013

    Toss and team news: Mumbai Indians have won the toss and opted to bowl at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Glenn Maxwell replaces Mitchell Johnson in the Mumbai team while Brad Hogg gets a game for Perth Scorchers. Teams: Perth Scorchers: Simon Katich(c), Ashton Agar, Sam Whiteman, Marcus North, Hilton Cartwright, Ashton Turner,...
  • Australia's Brett Rumford wins playoff to take Ballantine's title April 28, 2013

    Seoul: Australia's Brett Rumford eagled the first hole of a three-way playoff to win the Ballantine's Championship in South Korea on Sunday. Rumford was leading by two shots when he double-bogeyed No. 17. He holed a 10-foot par putt at the last to finish at 11-under 277 and force a...
  • Shane Watson's pull-out not a first for cricket tours March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Tuesday in cricket was dominated by news emanating from India where four current members of the touring Australia part were removed from the squad for this week's third Test, following by the pullout of Shane Watson hours later. In the aftermath of Watson's withdrawal ahead of the Mohali...
  • 'The Collection' Review: It's mindless, inconsistent December 15, 2012

    Cast: Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick, Christopher McDonald, Lee Tergeson Director: Marcus Dunstan Rating: 1.5 out of 5 This film is not for the faint-hearted, but for horror lovers who can digest stomach curdling and brutal mindless killings. It is about killing and torturing as many people as possible in the most brutal, graphic...
  • Auckland take on hapless Scorchers October 22, 2012

    Centurion: A semi-final berth seems like distant possibility for Auckland Aces but the New Zealand side will look to keep itself in the calculations by taming the demoralised Perth Scorchers when the two teams lock horns in their final round-robin Champions League Twenty20 match here on Tuesday. Auckland had not put...
  • KKR out of CLT20 after washout against Perth October 17, 2012

    Durban: IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders were on Wednesday knocked out of the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 after their must-win match against Perth Scorchers was called off due to incessant rain here. The Knight Riders needed to win this match at any cost, having suffered reverses in their first two outings...
  • CLT20, KKR vs Perth: as it happened October 17, 2012

    Having lost their previous two matches, KKR needed a win to stay in the tournament but rain forced abandonment of play after 14 overs of the Titans' innings....
  • KKR in do-or-die clash against Scorchers October 16, 2012

    Durban: With their backs against the wall, a desperate Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Perth Scorchers in their do-or-die penultimate group league encounter in the Champions League T20 on Wednesday. The IPL champions, led by Gautam Gambhir, have comprehensively lost their first two games against Delhi Daredevils and qualifiers Auckland...
  • CLT20: Scorchers, Titans set for the curtain-raiser October 13, 2012

    The Champions League T20 2012 will kick off with South Africa's Nashua Titans taking on Australia's Perth Scorchers at Centurion on Saturday. The Titans qualified for the tournament by winning the domestic T20 competition in the country. They beat the Lions by 45 runs in a one-sided final. The Scorcher...
  • Aus development cricket squad to tour India October 10, 2012

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia's (CA) National Indigenous Development Squad departs for India this week to attend the country's Global Cricket Schools and play a series of matches against the representative sides. Selected by former Test and one-day player Ray Bright, Mark Hanlon and Marcus Rosas at the 2012 Imparja Cup, CA's national...
  • Trescothick spearheads depression campaign September 17, 2012

    London: Former England batsman Marcus Trescothick is helping to spearhead a new campaign to help cricketers tackle depression and addictive behaviour. The Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA) have launched a series of six online 'Mind Matters' tutorials, covering subjects including alcohol and drug abuse, gambling, anxiety and suicide, and offering advice...
  • Former England player admits depression battle September 14, 2012

    London: Former England wicketkeeper Tim Ambrose admits he has endured a long battle with depression since losing his international place. Ambrose has not played for England since 2009 and he revealed on Friday that being cast into international exile left him at a low ebb.The 29-year-old played in the last of...
  • After scandal, Barclays CEO Bob Diamond quits July 3, 2012

    London: Barclays Plc Chief Executive Bob Diamond quit with immediate effect on Tuesday, the highest-profile casualty of an interest rate-rigging scandal that spans more than a dozen major banks across the world. Outgoing chairman Marcus Agius will lead the search for a new CEO for Britain's third-largest bank, despite having announced...
  • PayPal taps mobile chief Marcus as president March 30, 2012

    San Jose: PayPal's mobile unit chief will become the online payments service's next president. David Marcus, PayPal's vice president of mobile, is succeeding Scott Thompson, who left in January to become CEO of Yahoo Inc. Marcus will move into the new job on Monday. Marcus' leadership should help PayPal continue to expand...
  • Scorchers beat Heat by 10 runs in Big Bash December 29, 2011

    Perth: Perth Scorchers leapt to fourth position in the Twenty20 Big Bash League table by narrowly beating the Brisbane Heat at the WACA Ground on Thursday. Electing to bat first, the Scorchers were given a flying start by captain Marcus North (40) and hard-hitting South African Herchelle Gibbs (38), who together...
  • 9/11: the art of rebuilding Ground Zero September 5, 2011

    Irish-born photographer Marcus Robinson has spent the last five-years documenting the rebuilding of Ground Zero. ...
  • Masand: 'Conan...' is a dull, humourless remake September 2, 2011

    Cast: Jason Momoa, Ron Perlman, Rose McGowan Director: Marcus Nispel Former Baywatch star and hulking slab of granite Jason Momoa steps into the presumably big shoes of Arnold Schwarznegger to play that grunting, brutish warrior from the ancient land of Cimmeria in the new version of 'Conan The Barbarian'. This dull, humorless...