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Ganguly set to be annointed as CAB secretary

Saurav-GangulyKolkata: Former India captain will begin a new innings as cricket administrator when he`s elected uncontested for the post of joint-secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) at its 83rd AGM here on Sunday.  Read more »

Lanka takes big lead over Proteas despite Amla's ton as day 3 of second Test concludes

Hashim-AmlaColombo, July 26 : Sri Lanka has taken a big lead in the first innings despite South African captain Hashim Amla's ton as the hosts bowled out the visitors for a total of 282 as the third day of the second Test came to an end.  Read more »

Commonwealth Games 2014: Prakash Nanjappa wins silver in men's 10m Air Pistol

Prakash-NanjappaGlasgow: A horrendous shot midway into the final round competition cost India`s Prakash Nanjappa a gold as he finished a heart-breaking second in men`s 10m Air Pistol to give India their third medal in  Read more »

Sports Minister appreciates players for winning medals in CWG 2014

Sarbananda-SonowalGuwahati, July 26 : Union Minister for sports Sarbananda Sonowal today congratulated Indian players for bringing medals to the nation in the XX Commonwealth games 2014 in Glasgow.  Read more »

Rooney immune to criticism for England's WC failures

Wayne-RooneyLondon, July 26 : Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has said that he is immune to criticism for England's World Cup failure in Brazil.  Read more »

Gower wanted to be game ranger in Africa as a kid

David-GowerLondon, July 26 : Former England captain David Gower has revealed that he wanted to be a game ranger in Africa.

The cricket legend, who captained England in their 1985 Ashes victory over  Read more »

Amla's unbeaten 107 keeps Proteas' hopes alive on third day of second Test

Hashim AmlaColombo, July 26 - South Africa captain Hashim Amla has kept his team's hopes alive in the first innings of their second Test against Sri Lanka as he battles on with just four wickets remaining.  Read more »

Rosberg feels consistency is key to beating Hamilton to F1 world championship

London, July 26 - Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg is of the opinion that his greater consistency is crucial to his hopes of beating his teammate Lewis Hamilton to the Formula One world championship this season.  Read more »

Alastair Cook is still captain because of ECB politics: Kevin Pietersen

Kevin PietersenLondon - Alastair Cook has managed to hold on to England captaincy solely because of "politics", says maverick batsman Kevin Pietersen and insists that the disaster which the skipper is enduring  Read more »

Abhinav Bindra's father proud of son 'golden exit' from Commonwealth Games

Abhinav BindraNew Delhi, July 26 - Father of ace Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra feels proud that his son won a gold medal after announcing that this is the last time he is participating in the Commonwealth Games.  Read more »

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Rooney immune to criticism for England's WC failures

Wayne-RooneyLondon, July 26 : Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has said that he is immune to criticism for England's World Cup failure in Brazil.  Read more »

Drogba returns to Chelsea for one year

Didier DrogbaLondon, July 26 - Ivorian star footballer Didier Drogba, who won 10 trophies at Chelsea from 2004 to 2012, has re-signed boss Jose Mourinho's side on a one-year deal.  Read more »

Ganguly set to be annointed as CAB secretary

Saurav-GangulyKolkata: Former India captain will begin a new innings as cricket administrator when he`s elected uncontested for the post of joint-secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) at its 83rd AGM here on Sunday.  Read more »

Lanka takes big lead over Proteas despite Amla's ton as day 3 of second Test concludes

Hashim-AmlaColombo, July 26 : Sri Lanka has taken a big lead in the first innings despite South African captain Hashim Amla's ton as the hosts bowled out the visitors for a total of 282 as the third day of the second Test came to an end.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »

Red Bull F1 reserve Felix da Costa to race in Formula E

Antonio-Felix-da-CostaLeicestershire, UK: Amlin Aguri have announced that Red Bull Racing Formula 1 reserve driver, Antonio Felix da Costa, will join the team for the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September.  Read more »