McCullum not under investigation: NZ Cricket

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | AFP | Wellington

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Monday said that Blacks Caps captain Brendon McCullum was not under investigation for corruption after reports surfaced that he was approached to fix matches in 2008. NZC said it was “dismayed” that McCullum’s testimony to the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption unit had been leaked to...


Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | PNS/Agencies

Cook worried by fixing row Wellington: England captain Alastair Cook revealed his growing concern regarding the prevalence of spot-fixing within cricket on Monday, as fresh evidence of corruption came to light. “You know the tell-tale signs,” Cook said in an interview with the London Evening Standard published on Monday. But you...

The fair share

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | Abhishek Purohit | New Delhi

Indian men lose 2-3 to Korea to bow out but women reach quarters after 4-1 win over Hong Kong Monday, followed the Sunday story as Indian women’s team marched into quarter-finals of Uber Cup but the hosts had their share of dismay as the men’s team was ousted following a 2-3...


Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | PNS/Agencies

Indian archers bag two medals New Delhi: Indian recurve archers bagged two medals -- a silver and a bronze -- in the second World Cup held at Medellin, Columbia on Monday. While India’s recurve ‘B’ team comprising Atanu Das, Thupuvoyi and Sanjay Boro lost to Korea in the shoot-off to return...

Brazil hold final stadium tests for WC

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | AP | SAO PAULO

Brazilian organizers acknowledged problems but expressed satisfaction with the final two stadium tests for the World Cup on Sunday, including one at the troubled Sao Paulo arena that hosts the tournament opening game in a few weeks. Brazilian league matches were played to inaugurate Itaquerao stadium in Sao Paulo and Arena...

Man United go Dutch way

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | AP | MANCHESTER

Louis Van Gaal hired to coach side, Giggs will be his deputy Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal was hired as Manchester United manager on Monday, tasked with repairing the damage from David Moyes’ disappointing 10 months in charge and reviving the fortunes of one of the world’s biggest clubs. The 62-year-old Dutchman...

Man who built his own F1 car and won, passes away

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | AFP | Sydney

Formula One great Sir Jack Brabham, one of the sport’s most accomplished drivers and team owners, died on Monday at his home in Australia after a long illness, his family said. Brabham won three world drivers’ championships and remains the only man to win one in a car he built himself....

IPL final to stay in Bangalore, despite MCA plea

Monday, 19 May 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Mumbai Cricket Association’s promise to comply with all the conditions notwithstanding, the Indian Premier League’s Governing Council has decided that the June 1 final of the T20 tournament would be held in Bangalore as announced earlier. “The GC had a conference call last night and after a lot of deliberation among...

Staying alive

Monday, 19 May 2014 | PTI | Ranchi

Royal Challengers Bangalore made a stunning late flourish after initial struggle with A B de Villiers playing a cameo of 14-ball 28 to pull off a five-wicket victory over Chennai Super Kings in a thrilling IPL match here on Sunday. Chasing 139 for a win, Bangalore found the going tough with...

Knight Riders register 4th straight win

Monday, 19 May 2014 | PTI | Hyderabad

Putting up an all-round show, Kolkata Knight Riders consolidated their fourth position in the points table with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL match, here on Sunday. None of the Hyderabad batsmen could play an innings of substance as the hosts settled for a modest 142 for...



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My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

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Two-month-old dies in 108-Amublance

18 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A two-month-old infant died due to suffocation after the door of the ‘108 Ambulance Service’ that was carrying him to a hospital malfunctioned and failed to open on time at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital here on Tuesday. The Ambulance operators tried to open the door for a couple of hours but failed to open it on time...

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