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Shahid Afridi in Fresh Controversy With Kashmir Comment

Shahid Afridi in Fresh Controversy With Kashmir Comment

Shahid Afridi in Fresh Controversy With Kashmir Comment The Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Anurag Thakur criticised embattled Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for saying that “a lot of people from Kashmir” had come to support his team during the World Twenty20 match against New Zealand in Mohali. “To give a statement like that is not politically correct. ...

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Rio de Janeiro Will be My Last Olympics, Says Usain Bolt

Rio de Janeiro Will be My Last Olympics, Says Usain Bolt

Rio de Janeiro Will be My Last Olympics, Says Usain Bolt Sprinter Usain Bolt has confirmed he will retire after this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro despite calls to prolong his career.  The six-time Olympic gold medalist suggested in January that he could continue competing until the 2020 Games in Tokyo on the advice of his coach Glen ...

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Serena Williams Slams Indian Wells Boss For Sexist Remark

Serena Williams Slams Indian Wells Boss For Sexist Remark

Serena Williams Slams Indian Wells Boss For Sexist Remark World number one Serena Williams ripped “offensive” remarks by Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore, who claimed women’s tennis was riding on the coattails of the men’s game. “If I was a lady player, I’d go down every night on my knees and thank God that Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal ...

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Pakistan Cricket Board to Sack Captain Shahid Afridi After World T20, Say Sources

Pakistan Cricket Board to Sack Captain Shahid Afridi After World T20, Say Sources

Pakistan Cricket Board to Sack Captain Shahid Afridi After World T20, Say Sources Pakistan’s World T20 loss to India could spell the end of Shahid Afridi’s rein as captain with the country’s Cricket Board planning to sack him irrespective of the team’s performance in the remainder of the tournament. “There is clear discontent in the Board about Afridi and his ...

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Manchester United, Liverpool Charged by UEFA Over Europa League Crowd Trouble

Manchester United, Liverpool Charged by UEFA Over Europa League Crowd Trouble

Manchester United, Liverpool Charged by UEFA Over Europa League Crowd Trouble UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Manchester United and Liverpool following incidents at their Europa League clash on Thursday night. Both clubs were charged on Friday by UEFA with crowd disturbances and throwing objects following scuffles between both sets of fans late in the match, which Liverpool won 3-1 ...

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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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