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Schurrle won't quit Chelsea

Schurrle won't quit ChelseaJohannesburg, Aug 20 : After putting up a splendid performance against Burnley, Chelsea star Andre Schurrle has reportedly quelled rumors of his exit from the Stamford Bridge club.  Read more »

Serena Williams guns for 18th Grand Slam title

Serena-WilliamsJohannesburg, Aug 20 : World number one Serena Williams is making every effort as she seeks to extend her Grand Slam singles titles to 18 at the U. S. Open.  Read more »

ICC Women's Championship set for exciting start

ICC-Women-ChampionshipDubai, Aug 20 : The inaugural edition of the ICC Women's Championship starts Thursday, and the opening round sees Australia host Pakistan and England take on India in the multi-year, bilateral qualifying  Read more »

Otis Gibson quits as West Indies head coach

Antigua (West Indies), Aug. 20 - The West Indies Cricket Board has announced a parting of ways with head coach Ottis Gibson after an association of over four years.  Read more »

I won't bite anymore: Suarez to fans

I won't bite anymore: Suarez to fansLondon, Aug 20 -  Luis Suarez has reportedly said that he has spoken to specialists about his behavior and has promised his fans that there will be no biting incidents in the future.  Read more »

New PCB chief stresses on 'consistency, ' rules out major rejig in Pak cricket team

Shaharyar-KhanKarachi, Aug 20 : Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) newly elected chief has ruled out any major changes in the cricket team and has also backed Captain Misbahul Haq despite a dismal performance by the Pakistan team in the Test Series in Sri Lanka.  Read more »

'Insulted' Manoj Kumar to file case against Sports Ministry

Manoj KumarPatiala: Feeling "insulted" after his name was not added to this year`s list of Arjuna awardees, boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday said he would sue the Sports Ministry for the "injustice" meted out to him.  Read more »

Of prodigies and Pakistan cricket!

Of prodigies and Pakistan cricket!New Delhi - Known to have produced a number of cricketing prodigies over the years, Pakistan is still a country where teenage cricketers can dream of representing the nation with the minimum of experience,  Read more »

Glad that IPL shut the door on me, says Alex Hales

Glad that IPL shut the door on me, says Alex HalesLondon - Having received his maiden call-up in the England ODI squad, hard-hitting batsman Alex Hales feels that the IPL snub he got during last edition, helped him turn into a better player.  Read more »

Coach Duncan Fletcher may not stay for West Indies series: BCCI official

Duncan FletcherNew Delhi - With Ravi Shastri being appointed as the Director of the Indian cricket team, the days of current chief coach Duncan Fletcher seems to be numbered as there is a question mark about his  Read more »

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Schurrle won't quit Chelsea

Schurrle won't quit ChelseaJohannesburg, Aug 20 : After putting up a splendid performance against Burnley, Chelsea star Andre Schurrle has reportedly quelled rumors of his exit from the Stamford Bridge club.  Read more »

I won't bite anymore: Suarez to fans

I won't bite anymore: Suarez to fansLondon, Aug 20 -  Luis Suarez has reportedly said that he has spoken to specialists about his behavior and has promised his fans that there will be no biting incidents in the future.  Read more »

ICC Women's Championship set for exciting start

ICC-Women-ChampionshipDubai, Aug 20 : The inaugural edition of the ICC Women's Championship starts Thursday, and the opening round sees Australia host Pakistan and England take on India in the multi-year, bilateral qualifying  Read more »

Otis Gibson quits as West Indies head coach

Antigua (West Indies), Aug. 20 - The West Indies Cricket Board has announced a parting of ways with head coach Ottis Gibson after an association of over four years.  Read more »

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart unlikely to be charged over killing another driver on track

Tony-StewartWashington, Aug 11 : The authorities have said that the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) driver Tony Stewart hit and killed another driver who had been walking on a track during  Read more »

Honda's Marc Marquez wins 10th MotoGP race in a row to equal Mick Doohan's record

Honda's Marc Marquez wins 10th MotoGP race in a row to equal Mick Doohan's recordLondon, Aug 11 - Honda's motorcycle road racer Marc Marquez has won his 10th MotoGP race in a row at Indianapolis to equal Mick Doohan's  Read more »