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King Richards hits long ball in golf too!

King Richards hits long ball in golf too!London, Nov 14 : Legendary West Indies batsman Viv Richards showcased his golfing skills when he turned out for a charity pro-am in Melbourne on Tuesday.

Bookie Alan Eskander almost took out the prize for the hole-in-one on the hole his agency sponsored at the Betstar Golf Invitation Pro-Am, News. com reports.

Eskander was nearest the pin on the par three 11th at Woodlands, in Melbourne''s famous sandbelt, only centimetres from the hole.

Australia Football League (AFL) greats Dermott Brereton and Wayne Carey, rugby union''s Stirling Mortlock, rugby league''s Wendell Sailor and Storm boys Cameron Smith and Ryan Hoffman were among the line-up of sports stars taking part. (ANI)


Wilshere says Arsenal's returning WC heroes will kick-start their season

jack-wilshereLondon, Aug 21 : England midfielder Jack Wilshere has claimed that Arsenal's returning World Cup heroes from Germany would kick-start the club's season.  Read more »

FIFA rejects Barca's appeal against transfer ban

FIFALondon, Aug 21 : FIFA has rejected Barcelona's appeal against a transfer ban that would unable the club to sign players until January 2016 once the current transfer window shuts.  Read more »

Sarfaraz Ahmed determined to play across all three formats for Pak

Sarfaraz-AhmedKarachi, Aug 21 : Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed is determined to play across all three formats of cricket after he experienced a splendid Test series against Sri Lanka to finish as the highest scorer for his team there.  Read more »

Kapil Dev 'was overcome by emotions' on first visit to Pak

Kapil-DevKarachi, Aug 21 : Former Indian cricket team captain Kapil Dev, who has been one of the greatest all-rounders of the game, had been 'overcome by emotions' when he first visited Montgomery which is now Sahiwal in Pakistan, his ancestral home.  Read more »

'Eager' Button admits there is 'no better place' than Belgium for F1 to resume

Jenson-ButtonLondon, Aug 21 : McLaren driver Jenson Button has said that he is raring to get back on the track after the long summer break and admits that there is no place better than Belgium for the championship to resume.  Read more »

Lewis Hamilton compares 'intense' F1 battle with Rosberg to poker

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, Aug 20 : British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamiton compares his Formula One title battle with Mercedes team-mate Nico Roseberg to a game of poker and thinks that it is more 'intense' than his earlier fights.  Read more »