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  • Pakistani trio admit they took money from Majeed

    In a sensational turn to the spot-fixing scam, the three Pakistani cricketers- Salman Butt, Mohammed Aamir and Mohammed Asif-on Friday admitted that they took money from bookie Mazhar Majeed but came out with a bizarre defence that it was for for some sponsorship contracts. The suspended trio, being grilled by Scotland Yard in London, claimed […]

    Butt a liar, his defence a joke: Rameez Raja

    Former Pakistan captain Rameez Raja has called Salman Butt a “liar” and ridiculed the suspended cricketer’s defence againstallegations of ‘spot-fixing’ as a “big joke”. “Salman Butt’s claims are a joke, a big joke. If you are implicated, you’ve got to come out straight away and say, ‘I’ve not done this, I don’t care what theallegations […]

    Indian men’s recurve team wins gold in Archery World Cup

    The Indian men’s recurve team of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Rahul Banerjee clinched the gold medal at the Archery World Cup Stage IV after beating Japan in the summit clash in Shanghai on Saturday. The Indian trio beat the Japanese team of Ryota Amano, Takaharu Furukawa, Hidekl Kikuchi 224-220 to finish on top. India […]

    Indian golfers miss cut at European Masters

    The Indian challenge in the Omega European Masters ended after the six golfers in fray missed the cut with largely disappointing second-round cards at Crans Montana in Switzerland. Shiv Kapur was the only Indian who managed to break par with a two-under 69 but that was just not enough to fetch him a place inside […]

    ICC snubs Pak on conspiracy theory

    The ICC on Friday rejected Pakistan’s conspiracy theory behind the suspension of three of its players in connection with the ‘spot-fixing’ scandal. It said clear indications were given about the impending action. Addressing a press conference in London, ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat said the three cricketers had a case to answer, but refused to specify […]

    Match-fixing: ICC provisionally suspends tainted Pakistan trio

    International Cricket Council (ICC) has provisionally suspended and charged three tainted Pakistan players under its anti-corruption code in the wake of the match-fixing scandal during the team’s tour of England. A statement issued by ICC confirmed that Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir “have been officially notified of the offences they are alleged to […]

    Cleanest Imran should take over Pak cricket: Kapil

    India’s World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev  said former skipper Imran Khan should take over Pakistan cricket team to save it from the crisis arising out of the ‘spot-fixing’ scandal. Describing the 1992 World Cup-winning Pakistan captain the “cleanest” cricketer in the nation mired in fixing scandal, Kapil said, “In this time of crisis, I can […]

    Olympic Champion Liu to Miss Asian Games

    Olympic champion Liu Zige will miss the Guangzhou Asian Games in November, China’s swimming governing body confirmed on Wednesday. Liu’s coach, Jin Wei, said last week the swimmer would skip the event to focus on world-class events such as next year’s World Championships in Shanghai and the 2012 London Olympic Games. Liu, the women’s 200m […]

    Locnville Confirmed for Airtel Champions League Twenty20 Opening Concert

    Johannesburg, South Africa:Globetrotting Cape Town-based duo, Locnville, will perform at the official Airtel Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) opening concert, supported by 94.7 Highveld Stereo, on 9 September at Emmarentia Botanic Gardens. The identical twin brothers, Andrew and Brian Chaplin, who have become household favourites, following the release of their first single Sun in my Pocket, […]

    Pakistan’s tainted trio to be quizzed by Scotland Yard

    Pakistan’s tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir will face another round of questioning from the Scotland Yard for their alleged involvement in the ‘spot-fixing’ scandal that has rocked international cricket. Meanwhile, England’s Players’ body demanded the trio’s ouster from the Twenty20 and ODI series. The trio, which has been implicated in […]