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ICC Criticised over Srinivasan Appointment

ICC Criticised over Srinivasan Appointment

Friday, June 27, 2014 12:13

World players association FICA said Friday controversy surrounding N. Srinivasan should have been resolved before he was elected the new International Cricket Council chairman. [caption id="attachment_37718" align="alignright" width="324"] Srinivasan[/caption] The Indian powerbroker was anointed by the ICC at its annual ...

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Pakistani Speed Star Shoaib Akhtar Weds a Girl Half his Age

Pakistani Speed Star Shoaib Akhtar Weds a Girl Half his Age

Thursday, June 26, 2014 11:15

[caption id="attachment_37694" align="alignright" width="360"] Shoaib Akhtar[/caption] The 'freewheeler' former cricketer, Shoaib Akhtar, who has long held a reputation of a somewhat ladies' man, Wednesday secretly attached strings to a girl almost half his age marking an end to ...

Last-Gasp Portugal Deny US Shock Win

Last-Gasp Portugal Deny US Shock Win

Monday, June 23, 2014 11:20

Portugal snatched a dramatic equaliser deep into injury time to force a 2-2 draw with the United States and keep their World Cup hopes flickering on Sunday. [caption id="attachment_37674" align="alignright" width="360"] Portugal vs US[/caption] Silvestre Varela headed in ...

Chile Show World Champions Spain out of FIFA Cup 2014

Chile Show World Champions Spain out of FIFA Cup 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014 11:59

[caption id="attachment_37617" align="alignright" width="360"] FIFA World Cup 2014[/caption] Hard-working Chile overwhelmed an out-of-sorts Spain 2-0 to secure their - and the Netherlands' - place in the World Cup second round and eliminate the holders ...

Mexico thwart Brazil Advance 0-0 (FIFA World Cup 2014)

Mexico thwart Brazil Advance 0-0 (FIFA World Cup 2014)

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 11:07

[caption id="attachment_37585" align="alignright" width="360"] Mexico vs Brazil[/caption] Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa produced an inspired performance as Mexico held World Cup hosts Brazil to a frustrating 0-0 draw in Group A in Fortaleza on Tuesday. Ochoa twice ...

Messi Off The Mark as Argentina win World Cup Opener

Messi Off The Mark as Argentina win World Cup Opener

Monday, June 16, 2014 11:20

Lionel Messi scored a sparkling individual goal and created another as Argentina overcame a faltering performance to opened their World Cup campaign with a 2-1 win over Bosnia on Sunday. [caption id="attachment_37554" align="alignnone" width="640"] Argentina[/caption] The Barcelona superstar produced a trademark ...

Brazil Launches World Cup 2014 with 3-1 Victory Over Croatia

Brazil Launches World Cup 2014 with 3-1 Victory Over Croatia

Friday, June 13, 2014 12:09

Brazil launched the World Cup with an emotion-fuelled 3-1 victory over Croatia on Thursday as an opening day which began with violent clashes gave way to an outpouring of joyful celebrations. [caption id="attachment_37506" align="alignright" width="247"] Brazil ...

Rafael Nadal wins Ninth French Open

Rafael Nadal wins Ninth French Open

Monday, June 9, 2014 11:59

Rafael Nadal clinched his ninth French Open and 14th career Grand Slam title on Sunday with a brutal 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 victory over a battling Novak Djokovic. [caption id="attachment_37447" align="alignright" width="384"] Rafael Nadal[/caption] The world number ...

Qatar Rejects Plot to Buy FIFA World Cup 2022

Qatar Rejects Plot to Buy FIFA World Cup 2022

Monday, June 2, 2014 11:26

Qatar's 2022 football World Cup organisers vehemently denied any wrong-doing after a British newspaper alleged a top official paid more than $5 million to secure support in the bidding process. [caption id="attachment_37372" align="alignright" width="360"] ...

Mohammad Imran says Absence in Hockey World Cup Still Hurts

Mohammad Imran says Absence in Hockey World Cup Still Hurts

Saturday, May 31, 2014 11:43

[caption id="attachment_37347" align="alignright" width="384"] Mohammad Imran[/caption] National hockey team captain Mohammad Imran, one of the participants of the 2010 World Cup, reiterated his disappointment over the greenshirts not being able to qualify for this year’s mega event for the ...