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By Neeru Bhatia/Dubai
At the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates, the air of anticipation is palpable. New seats and a fresh coat of light orange paint adorn the stadium. Workers mill around and the office is abuzz with visitors and officials. Mazhar Khan, the white-haired, soft-spoken administrator of the Emirates Cricket Board, is busy meeting people, taking calls, checking mail and giving...
Football fraternity hails presence of big names in ISL   14 April, 2014
The football fraternity hailed the coming in of business houses and leading personalities from cricket and entertainment industry in the high-profile Indian Super League after the organisers announced the eight franchises winners. The bid winners of the eight franchises of the league, which is scheduled to be held in September-November, was announced in Mumbai by organisers IMG-Reliance after...
Advani advances in WC qualifiers   12 April, 2014
He was left hassled after his baggage was misplaced but unfazed by it, ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani rallied to beat China's Li Hang in the second round of the qualifying event for the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield. Advani notched up a 10-9 triumph to set up a clash against England's Robbie Williams in the penultimate qualifying round. The main event is scheduled from April...
Manavjit beats Oly champ, clinches gold   12 April, 2014
India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu produced some excellent shooting to clinch the men's trap gold medal ahead of two-time Olympic champion Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Tucson, USA. The 37-year-old Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee shot scores of 121 and 13 in the qualification and finals, respectively, to finish on the podium. It was some achievement by the former world...
Rashid Latif refuses to meet PCB chief   12 April, 2014
After days of speculation and drama, Pakistan former captain Rashid Latif turned down an offer to meet PCB Chairman Najam Sethi, who wanted to convince the ex-wicketkeeper to take over as the new chief selector. Rashid caused a stir in Pakistan's cricket circles when he turned down the offer from the board to take over as chief selector. A reliable source familiar with the issue said that...
Srikanth enters semis, Sindhu out   11 April, 2014
Amir might play domestic cricket by year end   11 April, 2014
High-profile panel to evaluate ISL bids   11 April, 2014
Pistorius's version 'impossible': Prosecution   11 April, 2014
BCCI seeks to examine Dhoni's deposition   09 April, 2014
Aussie Olympic champion Rice retires   09 April, 2014
PCB to hold Super T20 League in UAE   09 April, 2014
Thorpe battling infection after surgery   08 April, 2014
Srinivasan set to attend ICC meeting   08 April, 2014
Lee to play on till 2016 Rio Olympics   08 April, 2014
I am scared to sleep: Pistorius tells court   08 April, 2014
Don't crucify Yuvraj for T20 final flop: Sachin   08 April, 2014
The tickets will be affordable this time   07 April, 2014
Sunny opens   07 April, 2014
Verma renews call for Raman's ouster   07 April, 2014
Dhoni defends struggling Yuvraj   07 April, 2014
Force India scales F1 heights   07 April, 2014
Sri Lanka clinches maiden T20 World Cup   06 April, 2014
Aussie eves win World T20 title again   06 April, 2014
India stands on the cusp of record treble   05 April, 2014
Lee and Chen to meet in India Open final   05 April, 2014
Virat was too good for us: du Plessis   05 April, 2014
England will be brave, risk defeat in Brazil: Hodgson   05 April, 2014
World Cup will be 'well done': Blatter   04 April, 2014
Gurbaj, Mujtaba return; Sandeep ignored   04 April, 2014
FICA wants Srinivasan to step aside from ICC functions   04 April, 2014
'God wants Sanga, Mahela to win WC'   04 April, 2014
Pak skipper Hafeez quits T20 captaincy   03 April, 2014
IPL 7 to return to India on May 2   03 April, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Barcelona to appeal FIFA transfer ban   03 April, 2014
Kohli leads India into World T20 final   04 April, 2014
Sindhu bows out, Kashyap stuns Zhengming   03 April, 2014
Barcelona gets transfer ban   02 April, 2014
Dipika signs deal with adidas   02 April, 2014
Cook in favour of Pietersen axe   02 April, 2014
Bravo, Badree power WI to semis   02 April, 2014
Hot seats   03 August, 2012
'Srinivasan can't attend ICC meetings'   01 April, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Irked McCullum wants NZ to change   01 April, 2014
Abject Eng humiliated by Netherlands   01 April, 2014
Spain keeper Valdes to miss World Cup   31 March, 2014
Third umpire sees red   29 March, 2014
Yuvraj needed this innings: Dhoni   31 March, 2014
Djokovic routs Nadal to win Miami title   31 March, 2014
3 Indians to take part in Winter Games   09 January, 2014
Anand seals Candidates title with easy draw   31 March, 2014
Strike One   31 July, 2012
Gangnam gangbang   15 October, 2012
PCB uneasy about playing in Bangladesh   08 January, 2014
McCullum powers NZ to easy win   29 March, 2014
BCCI should be aware of improvement in technology   08 October, 2012
IOA issues election notification   08 January, 2014
Maradona ready to visit Pakistan   29 March, 2014
Over and out   08 October, 2012
First Formula E car dazzles Las Vegas   07 January, 2014
India thrashes B'desh, reaches semis   28 March, 2014
Hail Mary   31 July, 2012
BCCI panel set up against its own rules: HC   01 August, 2013
World Cup work began too late: Blatter   07 January, 2014
Gayle, Sammy win it for West Indies   28 March, 2014
Girisha yet to get job with SAI   31 July, 2013
T20 is only entertainment, not education   26 September, 2012
Federer backs Indian duo   28 July, 2012
Rajasthan loyal   03 January, 2014
Hales heroics deliver brilliant England win   28 March, 2014
Chennai’s Olympic dream   31 July, 2012
Blues sans rhythm   24 September, 2012
Indian GP aiming for 2015 return   31 July, 2013
Asia Cup to go ahead in Dhaka   04 January, 2014
BCCI removes all India Cements staff as per SC order   31 March, 2014
Young blood   31 July, 2012
Indian quicks need nurturing   07 September, 2012
HI prunes men's probables list to 33   31 July, 2013
SA survives Dutch scare to win by six runs   28 March, 2014
Gate-crasher 'Honey'   30 July, 2012
Boost for the war-torn Afghanistan   19 September, 2012
Somdev stuns world number 25   31 July, 2013
Srinivasan should not decide on Modi: Abdi   28 December, 2013
SC proposes Gavaskar as BCCI chief   27 March, 2014
India’s hat trick win   03 September, 2012
India lift SAFF U-16 football title   30 July, 2013
Force India signs partnership with Motegi   27 December, 2013
Comparison with others unfair: Vettel   27 March, 2014
Big B humbled by torch turn   28 July, 2012
Way to go   01 September, 2012
Tevez has no World Cup hopes   21 December, 2013
England aims to retain Ashes in style   30 July, 2013
Lalit Modi wants suspension of IPL 7   27 March, 2014
Banking on experience   26 July, 2012
'Vanishing spray to be used at WC'   20 December, 2013
Unfair game   20 August, 2012
Bolt, Fraser-Pryce to lead Jamaican team   30 July, 2013
Sports stars battle it out on poll field   26 March, 2014
Kit worries   28 July, 2012
Sachin gifts BMW to Saina   20 August, 2012
Ferrari rebukes Alonso on his b'day   30 July, 2013
Ban to stay till IOA ensures “absolute clarity”   14 December, 2013
Srinivasan silent on court observation   26 March, 2014
Rage over torch   26 July, 2012
India to open defence against Pak   30 July, 2013
IOC should support gay athletes: Martina   11 December, 2013
SC names Gavaskar as BCCI interim chief   28 March, 2014
No way, Kalmadi   26 July, 2012
Olympian on a dance date   16 August, 2012
Is BCCI above the law, asks Azad   29 July, 2013
I will be happy to take up BCCI job: Gavaskar   27 March, 2014
Protest Games   26 July, 2012
Bolt to play Oz T20?   13 August, 2012
Bolt accepts Farah's challenge   29 July, 2013
Former players ask Srinivasan to resign   25 March, 2014
Bigger than 'Slumdog'   26 July, 2012
Kicked reward   14 August, 2012
Waiting for Test call-up now: Mishra   29 July, 2013
Under-pressure BCCI prez offers to step aside   27 March, 2014
On time   25 July, 2012
Bagging silver, Sushil eyes Rio   13 August, 2012
Srinivasan's likely to return as BCCI chief   28 July, 2013
Pistorius trial: Msgs show couple's love   25 March, 2014
Musical climax for ‘glorious’ Games   13 August, 2012
Coe upbeat despite hurdles   25 July, 2012
Fixtures to be announced on July 30   29 July, 2013
Lankans thrash hapless Netherlands   24 March, 2014
A near-perfect end   13 August, 2012
England recall Kevin, Panesar, Tremlett   28 July, 2013
Steyn, Duminy steer SA to thrilling win   24 March, 2014
'Hockey would have died'   24 July, 2012
Nothing will be swept under carpet: Dalmiya   28 July, 2013
Dhoni backs struggling Yuvraj   24 March, 2014
Sex games? Not anymore   23 July, 2012
Sprinter Gay's 'B' sample positive, too   27 July, 2013
Srinivasan must quit for fair probe: Supreme Court   25 March, 2014
Cover-up   24 July, 2012
Run scoring has become difficult: Dhawan   27 July, 2013
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
Blade Runner’s London dreams   21 July, 2012
Wrestler's wrestle   20 July, 2012
Win or lose, we’re friends   19 July, 2012
‘Olympics safe despite security blunder’   17 July, 2012
Curtailed opening   18 July, 2012
Stars miss Olympics bus   16 July, 2012
Puma pins hopes on Bolt   16 July, 2012
Sushil Kumar India's flag-bearer   16 July, 2012
Maken firm on aborting Kalmadi's London trip   16 July, 2012
Doubles fault   25 June, 2012
Lost honour   19 June, 2012
Flood gates   21 May, 2012
Game for the big game   23 March, 2012
India sync   02 March, 2012
Edgy partners    13 January, 2012
I want an Olympic medal   03 February, 2012
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