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Deco: We can go a long way

Deco: We can go a long way

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 10:59

One of the highlights of December's Final Draw for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, though perhaps less so for the teams involved, was the emergence of a mouthwatering section containing Brazil, Portugal, Côte d’Ivoire and Korea DPR. The prospect of 25 June’s clash between A Seleção and A Selecção das Quinas ...

IPL chief suspended hours after final

Sunday, April 25, 2010 21:47

MUMBAI: Indian cricket authorities have suspended the head and driving force behind the money-spinning IPL tournament in a bid to stem an escalating crisis involving tax and match-fixing allegations. After a week of intense speculation the Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi faced the axe, the news came late on Sunday, ...

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ICC World Cup Twenty 20 (West Indies 2010) Fixtures

ICC World Cup Twenty 20 (West Indies 2010) Fixtures

Friday, April 23, 2010 22:49

[caption id="attachment_210" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="ICC World Cup Twenty 20 West Indies 2010 Fixture Schedule"][/caption]

No county cricket for Mohammed Asif

No county cricket for Mohammed Asif

Thursday, April 22, 2010 6:28

The PCB has stopped pacer Muhammad Asif from signing up for a short stint with English county Nottinghamshire, telling him to focus on national assignments instead. PCB Sources said Asif had approached Chairman Ejaz Butt for permission to sign the contract but was told to focus on his career with ...

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South Africa marks 50-day countdown to World Cup

South Africa marks 50-day countdown to World Cup

Thursday, April 22, 2010 1:17

KIMBERLEY, South Africa: Chief local organiser Danny Jordaan marked the 50-day countdown to the World Cup on Wednesday, saying the tournament was one of South Africa’s “most important defining moments.” [caption id="attachment_90" align="alignright" width="261" caption="South Africa FIFA World Cup 2010"]...

Taxmen widen IPL probe

Thursday, April 22, 2010 1:11

NEW DELHI: Income tax authorities swooped on Wednesday on companies associated with the Indian Premier League as the government widened its probe of the cash-rich cricket tournament. Tax raids were conducted on the Mumbai offices of Multi Screen Media and World Sports Group, the two companies handling the IPL’s television rights, ...

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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 3:04

Meeting in Nassau (Bahamas) on 30-31 May 2009, the FIFA Executive Committee, chaired by FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, confirmed the 12 Host Cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, on the basis of extensive analysis by FIFA and the Local Organising Committee of the 17 candidate cities, as ...