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June 1, 2015 8:28 am gmt |
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New Zealand’s unprecedented success in reaching the Cricket World Cup final earlier this year has resulted in honours for captain Brendon McCullum and coach Mike Hesson. Both were appointed Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit (NZOM) in the Queen Elizabeth II Birthday Honours list release...
In Football
June 1, 2015 4:57 am gmt |
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British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, John Whittingdale, renewed calls for FIFA president Sepp Blatter to step down yesterday (Sunday), saying all options should be considered when it came to pressuring him to resign, including boycotting the World Cup. Blatter, 79, won a vote on F...
In Football
May 31, 2015 6:48 am gmt |
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Paris St Germain achieved a unique domestic treble when Edinson Cavani’s goal secured a 1-0 French Cup final victory over Ligue 2 team AJ Auxerre on Saturday (May 30). Cavani headed home in the 65th minute to hand PSG their third trophy of the season, adding to their Ligue 1 and League Cup triu...
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May 31, 2015 6:32 am gmt |
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Americans Justin Gatlin, Allyson Felix, and Tyson Gay raced to convincing wins Saturday (May 30) afternoon at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon. Gatlin eased ahead over the final hundred metres to win the men’s 200-metre event with a time of 19.68 seconds to match his per...
In Cricket
May 31, 2015 6:32 am gmt |
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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) hierarchy is not happy with the timing of the disclosure made by Federal Minister for Information, Pervez Rasheed about an alleged foiled suicide bomb attack near the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore on Friday night. Rasheed told that due to the bravery and vigilance of the ...
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May 30, 2015 7:16 am gmt |
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Steven Bowditch took advantage of a rain-softened layout to move two shots clear at the AT&T Byron Nelson where Masters champion Jordan Spieth struggled on the greens after teeing off later in Thursday’s (May 28) opening round. Early starter Bowditch of Australia, putting superbly, birdied ...
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May 29, 2015 5:40 am gmt |
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Eighth-graders Gokul Venkatachalam of Chesterfield, Missouri, and Vanya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, were declared co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday (May 28). Gokul ended a tense standoff by correctly spelling “nunatak,” an Inuit word for an exposed ridge in a...
In Cricket
May 29, 2015 5:12 am gmt |
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PCB had managed to convince the head of the Sri Lankan cricket interim committee, Siddharth Wettimuny to visit Lahore for the last one-day international against Zimbabwe this Sunday. Also, according to a resource, Pakistan has already got positives vibes from Sri Lanka and they are hopeful they will ...
In OLD_Football
May 29, 2015 5:02 am gmt |
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Hamburg SV snatched a 1-1 draw at home to second-tier Karlsruhe in their playoff for a place in the Bundesliga on Thursday (May 28), Ivo Ilicevic grabbing a 73rd minute equaliser to keep their hopes alive. The former European champions, the only club to have played in the Bundesliga every season sinc...
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May 29, 2015 3:43 am gmt |
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Veteran hammer thrower Mahesh Abeyratna set a new meet record of 34.88 metres at the Masters Athletics Sri Lanka Athletic Championships and qualified for World Masters’ Championships which will be held in Leon, France in the near future. He erased the previous record of 31.08 metres with his record b...
In Cricket
May 28, 2015 6:36 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan cricket’s governing body yesterday (Wednesday) announced the sacking of three officials after allegations that members of the women’s national team were asked to perform sexual favours to keep their places. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said all three officials were shown the door at...
In Football
May 28, 2015 6:31 am gmt |
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Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner surrendered to the police mid-afternoon in Port of Spain on Wednesday (May 27), made an initial court appearance on 12 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering and was granted TT$2.5 million ($400,000) bail. Warner, who is among the nine FIFA off...
In Cricket
May 28, 2015 6:16 am gmt |
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Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura will miss the rest of the one-day international series against Pakistan after being suspended for two matches for maintaining a slow over rate in Tuesday’s first ODI. The International Cricket Council said in a statement yesterday (Wednesday) that Chigumbura wa...
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May 28, 2015 5:35 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka Rupavihini Corporation (SLRC) has clinched television rights for international cricket in Sri Lanka for a period of two years (2015-2017), According to these sources, the State-owned television station had gained exclusive rights to cover six series involving the national team (five hom...
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May 27, 2015 10:29 am gmt |
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Swiss police have arrested a number of executives from football world governing body FIFA over US corruption charges. Police conducted the operation at a hotel in Zurich early on Wednesday. The charges are said to include money laundering, racketeering and wire fraud over the last 20 years. FIFA memb...