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UEFA sets 10-match ban for players, officials guilty of racism May 24, 1:37 pm
Johannesburg, May 24 (ANI): The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is set to impose a minimum ban of 10 matches for players and officials found guilty of racist offences in European club matches or internationals under tougher disciplinary regulations approved by their executive committee.
Sydney, May 24 (ANI): Former England captain Andrew Flintoff is set to make a comeback to cricket with two Twenty20 matches involving yesteryear English and Australian cricket stars, with the back-to-back Ashes series underway.
Whatmore 'not concerned' by Pak failure to win Tests May 24, 9:52 am
Karachi, May 24 (ANI): Playing down Pakistan's inability to win any Test matches since he took over, coach Dav Whatmore has said that losing four Tests out of six in the last 12 months was 'not a concern'.
Karachi, May 21 (ANI): Irish all-rounder Kevin O'Brien, whose team will face Pakistan in the upcoming two ODI series at home, has said that Saeed Ajmal is a "tricky customer" as well as "one of the best spinners in the world", but have admitted that they have no specific plans on how to tackle Ajmal in the upcoming matches.
Spot fixing: Supreme Court refuses to ban IPL matches May 21, 4:07 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a PIL seeking a stay on all remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in view of the spot-fixing scandal.
Chennai Police catch six bookies for betting May 17, 4:59 pm
Chennai, May 17 (ANI): Chennai police are conducting searches at various places in Chennai, a day after three Rajasthan Royals players were arrested for allegedly spot fixing matches in exchange for money. The raids are taking place at Sowcarpet, Triplicane, Purushwalkkam and four other places.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in Inida's (BCCI) Working Committee is likely to meet on May 19, and may consider after deliberation, the imposition of a life ban on Test player S.Sreesanth and two Rajasthan Royal players-Ankit Chavan and Ajit Chandila-for their alleged role in spot-fixing three of Rajasthan Royals' Indian Premier League matches this season, television reports said Friday.
McCullum wants team to focus on 'warm-up' games to 'iron out rough edges' ahead of Tests May 9, 2:40 pm
Wellington, May 9 (ANI): New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has advised his team to focus solely on the warm-up matches against the second-tier England Lions, instead of the first Test against the England at Lord's, in order to 'iron out the rough edges'.
Sydney, Apr 24 (ANI): An Irish cricketer has been slapped with a three-match ban for an offensive tweet about the death of late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Champions Trophy boss says 'bumper crowds' evidence of one-day format's 'long life' Apr 23, 11:02 am
London, Apr 23 (ANI): ICC Champions Trophy director Steve Elworthy has insisted that one-day cricket faces no danger from the Twenty20 format, adding that it will stay for a long time as it is still a great favourite with fans, which can be seen from the bumper crowds in such matches.
'Satisfied' Hafeez says ICC Champions Trophy preparations boosted by President Cup matches Apr 17, 11:15 am
Karachi, Apr 17 (ANI): Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez has expressed his satisfaction with the team's preparation for the ICC Champions Trophy, saying that they had received practice at the domestic President's Cup One-Day Tournament.
GLT system Hawk-Eye given 'go ahead' by Premier League Apr 12, 1:05 pm
London, Apr 12 (ANI): British goal-line technology (GLT) company Hawk-Eye, which has been awarded the contract to provide the system in football matches, has been given the go-ahead by the Premier League (PL) to introduce the technology from the 2013-14 season.
South Africa considering ban on 'potentially dangerous' vuvuzela from soccer matches Apr 12, 10:27 am
Johannesburg, Apr 12 (ANI): South African soccer officials have been considering a ban on the indigenous plastic horn vuvuzela following a rise in incidents where the vuvuzela was used to cause harm.
UEFA wants 10-match ban on players, officials guilty of racism Apr 11, 12:04 pm
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): European football's governing body UEFA, which has been accused of being too soft on racism in the past, has proposed that offending players or officials will be banned for 10 matches if they are found guilty of the offence.
Johannesburg, Mar 29 (ANI): UEFA President Michael Platini has said is too expensive for the Champions League and they would rather spend the money on youth football.
Sydney, Mar 29 (ANI): Former fast bowler Damien Fleming has said the Australian team he would pick for the first Test matches against England in Trent Bridge would have beleaguered vice-captain Shane Watson as a genuine all rounder in it.
Lankan players not to play IPL matches in Chennai Mar 26, 7:58 pm
New Delhi, Mar.26 (ANI): The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday said that no Sri Lankan cricketer will feature in IPL matches that are to be played in Chennai during the sixth edition of the tournament, which commences from April 3.
Security of Lankan players paramount: Rajeev Shukla Mar 26, 7:58 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): In the wake of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa firmly stating that no Sri Lankan cricketer will be allowed to play Indian Premier League matches in Chennai, the chairman of the IPL Governing Council, Rajeev Shukla, has said the safety of the Sri Lankan cricketers is paramount.
De Villiers says 'settling comfortably' as Proteas ODI captain Mar 21, 12:01 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 21 (ANI): AB de Villiers has claimed he is settling comfortably in his role as South Africa's one-day captain after coming through one of his toughest matches in charge against Pakistan in Johannesburg.
Cook wants to finish brilliant winter with series win over Kiwis Mar 19, 11:05 am
London, Mar 19 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has claimed his team would look to finish off their brilliant winter season with a series win over New Zealand ahead of their final Test in Auckland, starting on Friday, after the first two matches ended in draw.
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): Former Test opener Justin Langer has urged Australian selectors to keep their faith in country's best and most exciting young talent Phil Hughes despite his failure in the first two Test matches against India.
Warner backs opening partner Cowan amidst axing calls Mar 11, 12:00 pm
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): Australian batsman David Warner has backed his Test opening partner Ed Cowan, urging the selectors the keep faith in the Tasmanian batsman despite under performing in the first two Test matches against India.
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): Moises Henriques has admitted he needs to take more wickets and perform better with the ball for Australia in the remaining two Test matches against India to justify his tag as a genuine all rounder.
'Beleaguered' Watson under scanner in Mohali Test Mar 11, 11:46 am
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): All eyes would be set on Australian vice captain Shane Watson during the third Test match against India in Mohali, as the veteran all rounder has failed to perform in the first two Test matches.
Mumbai, Mar 7 (ANI): Australian batting great Mathew Hayden has backed Virender Sehwag to regain his spot in the Indian Test team by working hard after getting dropped from the Test squad for the remaining two Test matches of the Border-Gavaskar trophy.
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