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April 27, 2015 9:25 am gmt |
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Jonty Rhodes seems to have made a life-long connection with India after he named his newborn daughter ‘India Jeanne Rhodes’. The legendary South African fielder enjoys as much fan following as Indian cricketers after joining Mumbai Indians as its fielding coach. Now, by naming his daughter India, he ...
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April 27, 2015 8:26 am gmt |
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Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who is making his film debut in a documented feature on his life, is upset by speculation that his daughter Sara is joining showbiz. Rumours were rife that Sara, 17, would be making her Bollywood debut opposite Shahid Kapoor in an upcoming movie. So Sachin posted...
In Britain
April 27, 2015 7:25 am gmt |
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Two athletes started the marathon as single athletes and finished it as husband and wife. Laura Harvey and Paul Elliott got married at St Katharine Docks, near Tower Bridge, then set off on another 13 miles to complete the event. Once they crossed the finish line in front of Buckingham Palace the cou...
In Sports
April 27, 2015 5:00 am gmt |
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Anuradha Indrajith Coorey, a 37-year-old London based marathoner, kept a record at the prestigious London Marathon yesterday. Coorey erased a 40-year-old Sri Lankan record held by marathon great SLB Rosa with a brilliant 2.13.47 seconds, 44 seconds ahead of Rosa’s age old record of 2.14.31 seconds es...
In Sports
April 26, 2015 9:55 am gmt |
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His father would be so proud. There was a familiar sight for motorsport fans on Saturday as a smiling Schumacher splashed champagne on the podium. Not Formula One legend Michael, who is still recovering from serious head injuries suffered in a 2013 skiing accident, but his teenage son Mick — wh...
In Latest Stories
April 25, 2015 7:51 am gmt |
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Nathan Buckley’s side won its fifth Anzac Day contest in six years, triumphing 9.15 (69) to 6.13 (49) on a wet MCG. Rain through the morning ensured a scrappy contest, which finished with almost twice as many behinds as goals. Led by Anzac Day medalist Paul Seedsman, who kicked the Magpies insi...
In Cricket
April 25, 2015 7:38 am gmt |
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Former India captain Ajit Wadekar feels that Ajinkya Rahane is probably the one Indian batsman whose technique comes closest to what can be called perfect even in the slam-bang T20 IPL cricket. “In IPL, it is very difficult to see a technically correct batsman. But, the only person who comes to mind ...
In Football
April 25, 2015 4:33 am gmt |
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Pep Guardiola will return to former club Barcelona for the first time with Bayern Munich after the two clubs were drawn against each other in the European Champions League semifinal. Guardiola spent a highly-successful four years in charge of Barca between 2008 and 2012, leading the club to three Spa...
In Cricket
April 24, 2015 9:06 am gmt |
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Mumbai Iconic former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar turns 42 today, 24th of April. It was just over 16 months ago that Tendulkar stepped out from cricket. His emotional farewell at the Wankhede Stadium here at the conclusion of the 2013 India-West Indies Test series is still fresh in his admirers’...
In Sports
April 24, 2015 8:10 am gmt |
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In a fresh controversy, Chennai Super Kings owners have valued their team at Rs 5 lakh only. According to reports, the IPL governing council, headed by Rajeev Shukla has not accepted this valuation. The issue is expected to be discussed during Sunday’s BCCI working committee meeting. Chennai Super Ki...
In Cricket
April 24, 2015 6:03 am gmt |
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Mumbai Indians all-rounder Corey Anderson has been ruled out of the rest of the IPL due to a fractured finger on his left hand. He will return to New Zealand to recover and the injury leaves some doubt over his participation for the tour of England, which starts next month, after which he is set for ...
In Cricket
April 24, 2015 5:35 am gmt |
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Chennai Super Kings travelled to M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore for the IPL 2015 clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore, on Wednesday. During this, MS Dhoni’s daughter Ziva made her stadium debut. Dhoni tweeted his daughter Ziva’s photo from the CSK dressing room after the match. D...
In Latest Stories
April 22, 2015 10:22 am gmt |
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British number three James Ward could not build on his run through qualifying as he lost to Turkey’s Marsel Ilhan in the first round of the Barcelona Open. The Londoner, 28, had won two matches in qualifying on the clay but went down 7-6 (7-2) 3-6 6-1 against Ilhan, ranked 22 places higher at 8...
In Football
April 22, 2015 7:50 am gmt |
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Bayern Munich were sweating. Coach Pep Guardiola was a man under pressure. A 3-1 humbling by Porto in the first leg of its European Champions League quarterfinal had provoked a host of uncomfortable questions for the German champions. All of them were answered, emphatically, inside 40 minutes of the ...
In Cricket
April 21, 2015 4:44 am gmt |
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The cricketer, Virat Kohli is going to start some own gyms and fitness centers. The total investment to launch 75 centers in three years is around Rs 190 crores. The gyms will be launched under the brand name Chisel. The brand is jointly owned by Kohli, Chisel Fitness and CSE, the sister concern of C...
In Football
April 19, 2015 10:51 am gmt |
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Reading were “ready to die on the pitch to get to the FA Cup final”, according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. The Championship side came from behind to take Arsenal to extra-time in the Wembley semi-final and wasted a couple of half-chances to cause a shock. Only goalkeeper Adam Federi...
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April 18, 2015 10:01 am gmt |
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Mercedes-Benz celebrates the Jubilee of Sri Lanka’s exclusive golf tournament the Mercedes Trophy 2015 a much looked after to event among golf players, at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club amidst a grand celebration by Diesel and Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) as sponsors of the 25th Anniversary. Sri La...
In Cricket
April 18, 2015 9:56 am gmt |
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One of the major reasons why Mumbai Indians have started their IPL campaign on a poor note is due to Lasith Malinga’s steep decline in form, India’s news agency said. In 2014, Mumbai lost five matches on the trot and this year is no different for them as they have lost three consecutive matches...
In Sports
April 17, 2015 4:31 am gmt |
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The decision to hand US city Eugene the 2021 World Athletics Championships was “unfair”, according to the Swedish Athletic Association. It claims the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) was aware of its desire to host the championships in Gothenburg. The IAAF bypasse...