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Vijay Mallya Resigns As Director of Royal Challengers Bangalore: BCCI Officials

Vijay Mallya Resigns As Director of Royal Challengers Bangalore: BCCI Officials

Vijay Mallya Resigns As Director of Royal Challengers Bangalore: BCCI Officials IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore has written to the Board of Control for Cricket in India, intimating them about Vijay Mallya’s resignation from the post of Director of Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited (RCSPL). According to reliable sources, top BCCI officials in the IPL governing council received an e-mail ...

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Saina Nehwal, B. Sai Praneeth Reach Pre-Quarters of Swiss Open

Saina Nehwal, B. Sai Praneeth Reach Pre-Quarters of Swiss Open

Saina Nehwal, B. Sai Praneeth Reach Pre-Quarters of Swiss Open Two-time champion and top seed Saina Nehwal and B. Sai Praneeth reached the pre-quarterfinals of the women’s and men’s singles competition at the USD 120,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here on Wednesday. Olympic bronze medallist Saina, who had clinched the Swiss Open in 2011 and 2012, saw ...

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Javed Miandad Slams Shahid Afridi for ‘Loved in India’ Comment; Lawyer Files Case Too

Javed Miandad Slams Shahid Afridi for 'Loved in India' Comment; Lawyer Files Case Too

Javed Miandad Slams Shahid Afridi for ‘Loved in India’ Comment; Lawyer Files Case Too ‘Shocked and hurt’ by Shahid Afridi’s comments that Pakistan’s cricketers were loved more by Indians than the fans in Pakistan, former captain Javed Miandad has said that players making such statements should be ‘ashamed’ of themselves. “These cricketers should be ashamed of themselves for saying such ...

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World Twenty20: Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik Say Pakistan Get Only Love in India, Not Security Threats

World Twenty20: Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik Say Pakistan Get Only Love in India, Not Security Threats

World Twenty20: Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik Say Pakistan Get Only Love in India, Not Security Threats Floored by the warm reception in India after their arrival for the World Twenty20 Championship, Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and senior all-rounder Shoaib Malik today said they have never felt any security threat in the country. The Pakistani team touched down in Kolkata last ...

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Rafael Nadal Accused of Doping by French Former Sports Minister

Rafael Nadal Accused of Doping by French Former Sports Minister

Rafael Nadal Accused of Doping by French Former Sports Minister Former French minister for health and sports Roselyne Bachelot has accused Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal of doping without providing any evidence. She based her allegation on the player’s absence for months in 2012 due to a knee injury, reports Efe. Bachelot, who was sports minister between 2007 and 2010 ...

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FC Barcelona Claims Victory in Appeal Over Neymar Transfer Case

FC Barcelona Claims Victory in Appeal Over Neymar Transfer Case

FC Barcelona Claims Victory in Appeal Over Neymar Transfer Case Barcelona says a local court has accepted an appeal by club president Josep Maria Bartomeu and predecessor Sandro Rosell in a case involving alleged irregularities around Neymar’s transfer in 2013. The club says the ruling means Barcelona and the presidents are no longer defendants in the case involving the Brazilian ...

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Maria Sharapova ‘Should be Punished’, Says Rafael Nadal

Maria Sharapova 'Should be Punished', Says Rafael Nadal

Maria Sharapova ‘Should be Punished’, Says Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal on Wednesday defended his training methods and vehemently denied he had ever used a banned substance to get an edge or to speed up recovery from injury. Nadal was at the Indian Wells tournament discussing Maria Sharapova’s failed drug test — “She should be punished” — when he seized the ...

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ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Kolkata Likely to Host India-Pakistan Clash

ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Kolkata Likely to Host India-Pakistan Clash

ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Kolkata Likely to Host India-Pakistan Clash Dharamsala’s loss may be Kolkata’s gain as the marquee India-Pakistan encounter of the ICC T20 World Cup on March 19 is likely to be shifted to the iconic Eden Gardens here. The official confirmation from the ICC is awaited but according to top a BCCI official, Kolkata has the ...

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Maria Sharapova Confirms Failed Drug Test, Provisionally Suspended

Maria Sharapova Confirms Failed Drug Test, Provisionally Suspended

Maria Sharapova Confirms Failed Drug Test, Provisionally Suspended Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova said Monday she failed a dope test at the Australian Open, and isn’t sure what punishment she’ll face for her “huge mistake.” Sharapova tested positive for Meldonium, a drug she said she had been taking since 2006 but one that was added to the banned ...

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Maria Sharapova Set to Make ‘Major Announcement’ — Will She Retire?

Maria Sharapova Set to Make 'Major Announcement' -- Will She Retire?

Maria Sharapova Set to Make ‘Major Announcement’ — Will She Retire? Former tennis world number one Maria Sharapova will be holding a news conference in Los Angeles on Monday to make “a major announcement”, though no other details were given by her manager on Sunday. Sharapova’s management company, IMG, declined to tell Reuters via email what topic had prompted the ...

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