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  • Russia ready to introduce visa-free regime at 2018 FIFA WC

    Russia is ready to introduce a visa-free regime for participants and guests of the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with members of the FIFA Inspection Commission. “We are ready to give additional governmental guarantees regarding the visa-free regime for participants and guests of the World Cup […]

    Dilshan suggested Randiv to bowl no ball: Report

    It was Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan who suggested off-spinner Suraj Randiv to bowl a no ball to deny Indian opener Virender Sehwag his century during Monday’s controversial tri-series match in Dambulla, according a newspaper report. Sri Lanka Cricket, which has ordered an internal probe into the no-ball controversy, is yet to make it report […]

    CWF chief Fennell arrives to oversee Games preparations

    Against the backdrop of a spate of controversies surrounding the Delhi Commonwealth Games, the Games Federation president Michael Fennell arrived in New Delhi last night on a two-day visit. Fennell will inspect various stadiums, which have been hit by construction delays, and meet government officials to get an update on security for the 3rd to […]

    Randiv has apologised to me: Sehwag

    Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said Sri Lankan off-spinner Suraj Randiv, who denied him a hundred in last night’s ODI tri-series match by deliberately bowling a no ball, has apologised for his conduct. Sehwag was just one short of his 13th ODI hundred when Randiv, who had not bowled a no ball in the […]

    GoM picks A R Rahman’s score for CWG theme song

    After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took charge of CW Games, a GoM met on Sunday and voiced satisfaction over the pace of progress in preparations and also approved the theme song for the event composed by Oscar winner A R Rahman. With the mega sporting event just seven weeks away and hit by allegations of […]

    New Zealand win toss, elect to bat against Sri Lanka

    New Zealand captain Ross Taylor won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second match of the ODI cricket tri-series in Dambulla on Friday. New Zealand would be without towering all-rounder Jacob Oram, who is nursing a hamstring injury. B J Watling has been drafted into the side in his place. […]

    Ready to face any scrutiny: Kalmadi

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Wednesday said his organisation was ready to face any scrutiny by CAG or even a judicial probe of all financial transactions. “All those found guilty will be brought to book,” Kalmadi said in a press statement. The statement issued by Kalmadi’s office claimed all financial […]

    A Forbes India exclusive about what Viswanathan Anand can teach us about winning

    World chess champion Viswanathan Anand broke into the international circuit nearly three decades ago as a child prodigy. Today, at age 40, he is still playing at top form. The longevity and resilience of his career are an inspiring lesson for all those building organisations or even their own careers. In the latest issue of […]

    Spain reach summit of FIFA World Ranking

    World Cup winners Spain replaced Brazil at the top of the most recent FIFA World Ranking released on Wednesday. Vicente Del Bosque’s side climbed one place to the top of the ranking after beating the Netherlands 1-0 after extra time in Sunday’s final in Johannesburg. The beaten finalists moved up one place to second, with […]

    Prophetic Octopus Gets It Right Again

    The winner picking, psychic octopus known for his startlingly exact World Cup guesses, has received death threats. Paul, the oracle octopus whose premonitions perfectly predicted the results of all six German World Cup games, first generated anger from Argentinean fans who felt his pick predestined Argentina in the quarterfinals. The brilliant and beautiful octopus accurately […]