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Tendulkar named Mumbai Indians icon

Sachin-TendulkarMumbai, April 9 : Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Wednesday was named the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians's icon.

The Indians are the defending IPL champions and two-time Champions League Twenty20 winners.  Read more »

Mitchell Johnson fit to play in the IPL

Mitchell-JohnsonMelbourne, April 7 : Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson was Monday declared fit to play for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League that starts in the UAE April 16.  Read more »

IPL tickets for UAE-leg go on sale Thursday

IPL-2014New Delhi, April 2 : Sales of tickets for the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL), that will be held April 16-June 1, will start Thursday and these have been priced in the range of 20-50 dirhams depending on the venue.  Read more »

Bar CSK and Rajasthan Royals from IPL-7: Supreme Court

Rajasthan-Royals-CSKNew Delhi, March 27 : The Supreme Court Wednesday sought the Indian cricket board's response to its suggestion that BCCI chief N. Srinivasan step aside till the probe into the allegation of spot-fixing  Read more »

Sridhar named Kings XI fielding coach

Kings-XI-PunjabMumbai, March 26 : Kings XI Punjab Wednesday announced that former left-arm spinner R. Sridhar will be their fielding coach.

Sridhar is a former Hyderabad spinner who played for 22 years.  Read more »

BCCI officials happy with UAE venues for IPL

BCCI officials happy with UAE venues for IPLDubai, March 22 : A BCCI venue inspection team Saturday visited venues in UAE that will be hosting some of the matches of the Indian Premier League 2014 and said they were "happy" with the facilities.  Read more »

UAE, India to co-host IPL, Bangladesh stand-by

IPL-2014Mumbai, March 12 : The Indian Premier League (IPL), scheduled April 16-June 1, will be co-hosted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India while Bangladesh has been kept as a stand-by due to the general  Read more »

Watson to lead Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2014

Shane-WatsonMumbai, March 10 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will captain Rajasthan Royals in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL).

Watson has been with the Royals since the inaugural season in 2008.  Read more »

Will never sell KKR: Shah Rukh

Shah-Rukh-KhanMumbai, Feb 20 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), the 2012 champions, Thursday said he is satisfied with the its performance and has no plans to sell it.  Read more »

Dream to be picked for IPL, says Santokie

Krishmar-SantokieKingston (Jamaica), Feb 18 : Jamaican fast bowler Krishmar Santokie has said his being picked in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction was a dream come true.  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 »

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 »

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 »