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  • 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 […]

    India meet Australia in Women’s Hockey WC

    India will take on Australia in the Women’s Hockey World Cup in Rosario in Argentina on Wednesday. India will face mighty Australia in their next Pool match. Indian eves suffered their heaviest defeat in the history of women’s hockey World Cup when they were mauled 1-7 by the defending champions Netherlands in their opening match […]

    Saina gets Khel Ratna award; 15 given Arjuna Award

    Badminton ace Saina Nehwal, whose phenomenal rise was highlighted by three top-flight international titles recently, was conferred the coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi on Sunday. Saina’s achievements in the past one year made her an automatic choice for the prestigious award, the highest sporting honour in the […]

    Saina Nehwal enters quarter finals of World Championships

    The Indian men’s and women’s doubles teams crashed out of the world championships after losing their respective third-round matches. In Women’s doubles event, Jwala Gutta and her partner Ashwini Ponnappa were defeated by sixth seeds Jung Eun Ha and Ming Jung Kim 21-14 21-15. In men’s doubles, 15th seeds Rupesh Kumar and Sanave Thomas also […]

    Saina sails into World badminton quarters

    Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stormed into the quarter-finals of the World Badminton Championships, beating Russia’s Ella Diehl in straight games in Paris on Thurdsay. The second seeded Indian took just 40 minutes to tame 13th seed Diehl 21-14 21-18 in the third round of the women’s singles event. But minutes before the start of […]

    Atwal wins Wyndham Championship, earns back PGA card

    Arjun Atwal scripted history by becoming the first Indian golfer to clinch a US PGA Tour title as he lifted the Wyndham Championship trophy in Greensboro, USA, regaining his playing card on the elite tour within weeks of losing it to poor form in a remarkable turnaround of fortune. Atwal, who had a three-shot lead […]