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April 16, 2015 6:21 am gmt |
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Britain’s Jessica Ennis-Hill will compete at the Anniversary Games Diamond League meeting in London’s Olympic Stadium on 24-25 July. The 2012 Olympic heptathlon champion is returning to competition after giving birth to her son Reggie in July 2014. In May, Ennis-Hill, 29, will take part i...
In Cricket
April 15, 2015 7:38 am gmt |
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Captain Alastair Cook has ordered England to concentrate on cricket and nothing else as they begin a punishing run of 14 Test matches in 10 months. Cook’s team face West Indies on Monday in the first of three Tests during an uncertain period in English cricket and after the World Cup. West Indi...
In Cricket
April 14, 2015 10:20 am gmt |
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Pakistan cricket team, reached Dhaka on Monday afternoon, and received a warm welcome by the Bangladesh government and cricket board officials. The ODI squad led by Azhar Ali was seen all smiles as they came out of the Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka. The Pakistan contingent later checked into ...
In Cricket
April 13, 2015 10:01 am gmt |
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The ICC has released the test ranking of the cricket teams. Among the teams, India is in the seventh place with 93 points, and Sri Lanka is now in the sixth place with 96 points. New Zealand is in the fifth place with 99 points while South Africa lead the table with 124 points. World Cup champions [&...
In Europe
April 13, 2015 9:04 am gmt |
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The quaint town of Dunblane, Scotland, has been set abuzz by the wedding of tennis legend Andy Murray to his long-term girlfriend, Kim Sears. Saturday’s event -dubbed “the royal wedding of Scotland” – took place at Dunblane Cathedral, with cheering crowds spilling onto the str...
In Cricket
April 13, 2015 8:44 am gmt |
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Virender Sehwag got off to a cracker of a start, going at a strike rate of 222 at one point, as Kings XI Punjab raced to 43/0 after 5 overs Mumbai Indians went down by 18 runs in a bizarre batting display against a disciplined Kings XI Punjab marshalled by George Bailey in an Indian […]...
In Sports
April 11, 2015 5:11 am gmt |
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Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt has made “significant strides” as he bids to defend his world titles this season, and is unconcerned about the challenge of sprinter Justin Gatlin. American Gatlin dominated last year’s Diamond League, running 9.77 seconds and 19.68 secs in the 1...
In Australia
April 10, 2015 8:40 am gmt |
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Former Australia cricket captain and television commentator Richie Benaud has died at the age of 84, his former employer Channel Nine and Cricket Australia said Friday. Benaud, considered one of the most influential cricket identities of the past century, had been fighting skin cancer and died overni...
In Sports
April 9, 2015 10:59 am gmt |
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Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Kapila Wijegunawardene has been named the chairman of Sri Lanka’s new four-member selection committee, replacing Sanath Jayasuriya. Two former wicket-keepers Amal Silva and Brendon Kuruppu, and middle-order batsman Hemantha Wickremaratne were the other members. The new co...
In Cinema
April 9, 2015 9:50 am gmt |
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Actor Shah Rukh Khan, who is in the city with his three children to cheer for his team, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), said he is “extremely happy” that his kids enjoyed the matches and understood the value of losing and winning. “I want my children to enjoy sports. IPL is very pe...
In Sports
April 9, 2015 6:22 am gmt |
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After missing almost six weeks following a meniscectomy on his right knee Feb. 27, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose returned to the starting lineup in Wednesday night’s 105-103 loss to the Orlando Magic. Rose scored nine points in 19 minutes and showed the flashes of aggression that the B...
In Cricket
April 9, 2015 5:21 am gmt |
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Kumar Sangakkara, the Sri Lankan cricket player has been named as the Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World in 2015 . Sri Lanka team-mate Kumar Sangakkara was named as Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World in the 152nd edition, which is published on Thursday. That makes him just the second player...
In Cricket
April 8, 2015 7:57 am gmt |
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Yograj Singh, father of Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, worried his son’s exclusion from the ICC World Cup 2015 and blamed MS Dhoni saying there will be a day when he will be left to beg and become penniless and would not get any favour. Also he said that, Dhoni was nothing. He has become a [&he...
In Sports
April 7, 2015 6:30 am gmt |
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Cricketer Yuvraj Singh is starting a new idea to work out. He has developed interest in the e-commerce and planning to launch a start-up fund in the name of “ You, We Can Ventures”. Yuvi, the 2011 World Cup’s ‘Man of the Tournament’ did not make it to the World Cup squad this year, but [&hellip...
In Sports
April 5, 2015 11:46 am gmt |
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Mieko Nagaoka, a 100 years old Japanese woman, has completed the FINA masters swimming competition in Matsuyama. She has completed the target in one hour, 15 minutes and 54.39 seconds by swimming 1,500 meters and has kept a world record. She started masters swimming in Japan at the age of 84 and at 8...
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April 5, 2015 2:37 am gmt |
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The first leg of the 71st Bradby shield will be played on the 9th of May at the Pallekelle Trinity College Rugby Stadium. It will also serve as an ‘A’ Division schools league tournament fixture. The 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter will be played on the 23rd of May at the Colombo Royal Sports Compl...
In Sports
April 4, 2015 10:16 am gmt |
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The youngest cricketer to play in a first-class match in England has retired from the sport, aged 19. Yorkshire Academy player Barney Gibson cancelled his contract with the county to pursue other career opportunities. Wicket keeper Gibson was just 15 years and 27 days old when he made his debut again...
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April 4, 2015 4:47 am gmt |
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Two hours before the Miami Open semifinal, Novak Djokovic practiced his returns in an empty stadium, the ball coming at him quickly because his hitting partner stood several feet inside the baseline to emulate big-serving John Isner. The drill helped. Djokovic achieved a breakthrough service break ag...
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April 3, 2015 11:50 am gmt |
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Suresh Raina will begin a new chapter in his high-profile life as he gets ready to marry at a star-studded function at Delhi’s The Leela Palace hotel on Friday. And the cricketer happily reveals that his dream girl Priyanka Chaudhary has been chosen by his mother. “The best thing is that ...