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  • Asian Games: Iraqi archers ignore dangers in pursuit of gold 3 days ago

    Incheon: Speeding cars tear past just metres away, kicking up dust and sand and noise, while the sun beats down remorselessly on the archers standing by the side of the road. Iraqi archery team captain Mohammed Ali Fayyadh describes the training 'facilities' back home then takes a long, wistful look at...
  • Hull City draw 22 with West Ham in EPL September 16, 2014

    A Curtis Davies own goal gifted West Ham United a point after Hull City had twice taken the lead in a frenetic 22 draw in the Premier League on Monday. Debut goals from Hull's clubrecord signing Abel Hernandez and Mohamed Diame, facing his former club, were cancelled out in the second...
  • Naseeruddin Shah: Spoke my heart out to my father only at his grave September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Naseeruddin Shah's unresolved relationship with his father Aley Mohammed Shah still haunts him and the actor in his autobiography has opened up about how he managed to have a real conversation with his parent only at his grave. Their uneasy relationship despite the obvious affection they had for each...
  • CLT20: Knights inch closer to main round with big win over Lahore September 14, 2014

    Raipur: A clinical allround display by the Northern Knights helped them crush Lahore Lions by a whopping 72 runs to all but ensure their entry into the main round of the Champions League T20 on Sunday. Put into bat under overcast conditions, twin halfcenturies by skipper Daniel Flynn (53) and wicketkeeperbatsman...
  • J&K ministers meet PM Modi, want floods declared as national calamity September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A delegation of ministers from Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and requested him to declare the recent floods in the state as "national calamity" and also ensure smooth supply of food grains and other essential items. The delegation, led by state's Finance...
  • Nigeria's military claims success against Boko Haram September 13, 2014

    Kano: Nigeria's military claimed to have routed Boko Haram militants near the Borno state capital Maiduguri, as residents in another undersiege town complained of food shortages and slavery. Army spokesman Timothy Antigha said in a statement that the Islamists launched a "massive" attack on the town of Konduga, about 35...
  • Egypt to try Morsi for leaking secrets to Qatar September 6, 2014

    Cairo: Egypt's top prosecutor says ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi will be tried for leaking national security secrets to Qatar during his turbulent year in office. In a statement released on Saturday the prosecutor said Morsi and two of his assistants leaked classified documents, including information on military deployments, to Qatari...
  • Atletico de Kolkata sign up Bangla captain Mamunul September 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Bangaldeshi national team captain Mohammed Mamunul Islam was signed on Saturday by the city ISL franchise Atletico de Kolkata in Dhaka. The central midfielder also leads Bangladesh Premier League champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club and had led the team to IFA Shields final last season. Terming this an important milestone, the...
  • 4th ODI: Rahane, Dhawan power India to series win against England September 2, 2014

    Ajinkya Rahane's maiden ODI ton and Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 97 helped India beat England by nine wickets in the fourth game at Edgbaston in Birmingham. England were restricted to 206 and India have chased it down in 30.3 overs. Dhawan finished the game with a handsome six as India now...
  • Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona defeat Elche 30 August 25, 2014

    Spain: Lionel Messi scored twice to help 10man Barcelona start the Spanish league with a 30 win over Elche in the debut of coach Luis Enrique on Sunday, with the Argentina star looking eager to put last season's disappointments behind him. Messi used a signature burst of speed to dribble free...
  • Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief August 20, 2014

    Gaza/Jerusalem: An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed. Palestinians launched more than 100 rockets, mainly at southern Israel, with some intercepted by the Iron Dome antimissile...
  • Boxers Sumit and Manoj in quarters at Glasgow CWG July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: Sumit Sangwan began his campaign at the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a comfortable 30 win over Mohammed Hakimu Fumu as the Indian pugilist reached the quarterfinals of the Men's Light Heavy 81kg category, here Sunday. 21yearold Sangwan was dominant in all three rounds as all three judges declared him clear...
  • CWG 2014: Gold for Sathish Sivalingam, Ravi Katulu bags silver in weightlifting July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: It was double delight for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's weightlifting as Sathish Sivalingam won the gold and Ravi Katulu the silver in the 77kg Group A at the Clyde Auditorium here on Sunday. Sathish lifted a total of 328 kg to set a Games Record while Ravi...
  • CWG 2014: Mohammed Asab wins bronze in men's double trap July 27, 2014

    Glasgow: Mohammed Asab bagged a bronze after missing out of the gold medal contest in a tense shootoff to give India their second medal from shooting in the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The 26yearold Asab, who topped the qualification round, and Englishmen Steven Scott and Matthew French were tied at 27...
  • 15 years after the Kargil war, martyrs forgotten? July 22, 2014

    Kupwara: July 25 will mark the 15th anniversary of the Kargil war. Ahead of the day, CNNIBN visited families of some of the war heroes. Less than 50 kilometre short of the Line of Control, in Haihama in Kupwara district, is a towering house at the start of the city....
  • Mohammad Kaif to lead Andhra in upcoming Ranji Trophy season July 21, 2014

    Ending his 16year association with Uttar Pradesh, veteran Mohammed Kaif will lead Andhra in the upcoming Ranji season after striking a twoyear deal with Andhra Cricket Association (ACA). The Allahabadborn player has accumulated 9277 runs, taken 143 catches and picked up 20 wickets in his firstclass career. "It's the end of the...
  • Pakistan restrict Mohammed Irfan to ODIs and T20s July 16, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan team management have decided to restrict tall paceman Mohammed Irfan to only ODIs and T20s, keeping in mind team's interest in the next year's World Cup. Injuryprone Irfan was stopped from participating in any Ramazan tournament as coach Waqar Younis called him back to the national cricket academy to...
  • 1st Test: England fight their way to 352/9 on Day 3, trail India by 105 July 11, 2014

    Dogged resistance by Joe Root and England's late order helped the hosts recover from a precarious 205 for 7 to reach 352/9 at stumps on day three to blunt the effort of Indian pacers and cut down the visitors lead to 105. A sixwicket burst by India, thanks to Bhuvneshwar Kumar...
  • 1st Test: Rearguard action earns India 414run lead over England on Day 2 July 10, 2014

    Rearguard action from Indian tailenders Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami frustrated England on the second day of the Nottingham Test, at the end of which the visitors led the hosts by 414 runs. India slipped from a comfortable 344 for 5 to 346 for 9 when a collapse shortly after lunch...
  • Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister in the list of PDP candidates July 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and former J&K bank Chairman Haseeb A Drabu are in the list of 11 candidates released by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming assembly elections in the state. Sayeed will seek reelection from the Anantnag assembly segment while...
  • Egypt court jails Morsi's son for year on hashish charges July 2, 2014

    Cairo: An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced a son of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and one of his friends to a year in prison each for possession and use of hashish. Abdullah Morsi, 19, and his friend were arrested on March 1 after allegedly being found in possession of two...
  • Egypt Muslim Brotherhood chief given new death sentence June 19, 2014

    Cairo: A court in Egypt on Thursday sentenced to death Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and 13 others over violence that killed 10 people in Cairo in summer 2013. Since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July, hundreds of his supporters and Badie himself have already been sentenced...
  • Mohammed Shami ties the knot with Kolkatabased model June 7, 2014

    India pacer Mohammed Shami has tied the knot with Kolkatabased model Haseen Jahan. A wedding reception was organised in a fivestar hotel in Muradabad. According to reports, Shami and Haseen got married a month ago in Kolkata during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014, and the function held on Friday was...
  • Platini says 'somebody, something' out to hurt him June 5, 2014

    Paris: Michel Platini says "somebody, something" is out to discredit him. The UEFA president told sports newspaper L'Equipe he's hurt by British media reports that cast doubts on his links to now disgraced Qatari official Mohamed bin Hammam. Platini said: "For a year now, everything is being done to discredit me." He added,...
  • Sisi declared Egypt presidentelect with 96.9 per cent votes June 4, 2014

    Cairo: Exarmy chief Abdel Fattah alSisi won 96.9 percent of votes in Egypt's presidential election, the electoral commission announced Tuesday, almost a year after he overthrew elected Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi. Turnout in last week's election, hastily extended to three days amid fears of low turnout, was 47.45 percent, said commission...
  • '2022 football WC vote must be rerun if corruption proved' June 2, 2014

    The vote for the hosting of the 2022 World Cup must be rerun if corruption allegations surrounding Qatar's winning campaign are proved to be accurate, Lord Goldsmith, a member of FIFA's Independent Governance Committee, said on Monday. A British newspaper on Sunday claimed it had evidence that around $5 million was...
  • Newspaper alleges corruption in 2022 World Cup vote June 1, 2014

    A former member of FIFA's executive committee was accused on Sunday of making payments totaling $5 million to senior football officials in return for support for Qatar's successful bid for the 2022 World Cup. British newspaper The Sunday Times said it has obtained millions of secret documents proving that Mohamed Bin...
  • I will play a Test match innings in politics, says Mohammad Kaif May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif is making his political debut with the Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket. Kaif, who is contesting from Phulpur seat in Uttar Pradesh, says, "I'm here to play a Test match innings so as to connect with the people." Even though Kaif could...
  • Egypt court sentences 102 Islamists to 10 years in jail May 4, 2014

    Cairo: More than 100 supporters of Egypt's deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi were sentenced to ten years in jail on Saturday on charges of killing and inciting violence, judicial sources said. The verdicts for the 102 defendants, handed down ahead of a May 2627 presidential election, relate to deaths that occurred...