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Clarke asks cricket fans to keep faith in light of latest match-fixing revelations

Michael ClarkeSydney, May 22 : Australia Test and ODI captain Michael Clarke has asked cricket fans to keep their faith in the game in light of the latest match-fixing revelations from overseas.  Read more »

ICC restrains Brit newspaper to prevent further anti-corruption investigation leaks

International Cricket CouncilSydney, May 22 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reportedly issued a restrain order against a British newspaper in order to prevent further leaks into the organization's anti-corruption investigation reaching the public.  Read more »

Lou Vincent's ex-wife among witnesses pointing to Cairns as match-fixing 'Player X'

Lou VincentSydney, May 21 : Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent's ex-wife is among three witnesses whose evidence is said to support claims by Vincent that it was former all-rounder Chris Cairns who introduced  Read more »

Cairns denies being 'Player X' following Vincent's, McCullum's 'fixing' revelations

Chris CairnsSydney, May 20 : Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns has denied allegations that he is the name identified as 'Player X' by current captain Brendon McCullum and former batsman Lou Vincent,  Read more »

Australian F1 legend Jack Brabham dead

Jack-BrabhamCanberra, May 19 : Jack Brabham, Australian three-time Formula One champion and an icon of world motorsport, died here Monday morning. He was 88.  Read more »

Three-time formula one world champion Sir Jack Brabham dead

Jack BrabhamSydney, May 19 - Three-time formula one world champion Sir Jack Brabham has died. He was 88.

Brabham, a former Royal Australian Air Force mechanic, began his motorsport career on Australian speedway dirt tracks in the late 1940s.  Read more »

'Opener' Warner feels 'challenging' middle-order IPL batting to benefit personal game

David-WarnerSydney, May 18 : Australian opener David Warner is reportedly enjoying batting in the middle order in the Indian Premier League and is viewing it as a challenge, although he admitted that he 'loves' opening.  Read more »

12 cricketers suspected of fixing by anti-corruption authorities following Vincent's revelations

12 cricketers suspected of fixing by anti-corruption authorities following Vincent's revelationsSydney, May 18 - The anti-corruption unit of the International Cricket Council ( ICC) has reportedly identified 12  Read more »

Warner to miss Oz's Zimbabwe tour due to impending birth of first child

David WarnerSydney, May 16 - Australian opener David Warner will reportedly miss his team's next overseas assignment in Zimbabwe due to the impending birth of his child with his 'ironwoman' fiancee Candice Falzon.  Read more »

ICC assures CA Oz players not being investigated following Lou Vincent's 'spot fixing' claims

International Cricket CouncilSydney, May 15 - The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reportedly assured Cricket Australia (CA) that no Australian players are being investigated following revelations that a current international  Read more »

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Van Gaal asks Man U fans to keep faith after opening PL fixture home loss

Van-GaalLondon, Aug 23 : Manchester United football team new manager Louis van Gaal has asked the club's fans to keep faith with him after his Premier League debut ended in defeat to Swansea City.  Read more »

Daniel Sturridge in search of 'ambitious lady with inner beauty'

Daniel-SturridgeLondon, Aug 23 : Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge recently took to Twitter to announce that he was looking for love, particularly an " ambitious lady with inner beauty."  Read more »

Ex-NZ skipper Vettori to play for Northern Districts at CL T20 tournament in India

Former New Zealand captain Daniel VettoriJohannesburg, Aug 23 - Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori will play for domestic side Northern Districts province in next month's Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament in India.  Read more »

Misbah says Pak-Lanka ODI series 'good chance to assess themselves' for WC

Misbah-ul-HaqKarachi, Aug 23 - With Pakistan and Sri Lanka heading into a three-match ODI series on Saturday, the tourists skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has said that this is a good chance to assess themselves since the World Cup is not too far away.  Read more »

Merc boss says Hamilton-Rosberg needed 'caressing, hard words' to soothe frayed nerves

Toto-WolffLondon, AUG 23 : Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said that their drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg needed a bit of 'mediating, management, caressing and hard words' to calm the situation between the teammates and rivals in recent weeks.  Read more »

Rosberg says 'learned' from Hamilton team order controversy in Hungary

Nico-RosbergLondon, Aug 22 : Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has said that he has learned from the controversy over team orders with his teammate Lewis Hamilton in the last race at Hungary.  Read more »