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Euro Cup: Italy shoot England out

Euro Cup: Italy shoot England out

England suffered yet more penalty heartbreak, this time at the hands of Italy as they succumbed to an agonising 4-2 defeat on spot kicks in a goalless Euro 2012 quarter-final…

Reborn Ronaldo gets to grips with tournament jinx

Reborn Ronaldo gets to grips with tournament jinx

Even in the criticism he receives, Cristiano Ronaldo seems entwined with his great rival, Lionel Messi. The world’s two pre-eminent players score goals with jaw-dropping regularity at club level, but…

Pawar to hand over ICC reins to Isaac at Annual Conference

Pawar to hand over ICC reins to Isaac at Annual Conference

Sharad Pawar’s tenure as International Cricket Council President will come to an end next week and New Zealand’s Alan Isaac will take over from the Indian at the body’s five-day…

Germans blast Greeks to reach Euro semis

Germans blast Greeks to reach Euro semis

Poland, Saturday, Jun 23, 2012: Germany booked their place in the last four of Euro 2012 as Joachim Loew’s side hammered Greece 4-2 after dominating their quarter-final. Germany ran riot…

AITA selector rushes to London to pacify Leander Paes

AITA selector rushes to London to pacify Leander Paes

Faced with a pullout threat from Leander Paes, the All India Tennis Association has sent one of its selectors to London to pacify the veteran who is miffed at not…

Afridi’s ODI retirement talk surprises Pak cricket circles

Afridi’s ODI retirement talk surprises Pak cricket circles

Karachi, Thursday, June 21, 2012: Shahid Afridi’s sudden announcement that he is contemplating one-day retirement to focus on Twenty20s has caught Pakistan’s cricket fraternity by surprise and raised questions about…

Vettori announces T20 comeback for World C`ships

Vettori announces T20 comeback for World C`ships

    Enticed by the spin-friendly tracks in Sri Lanka, New Zealand`s talismanic former cricket captain Daniel Vettori will come out of Twenty20 international retirement for the World Championships scheduled…

Yuvraj Singh hopes to be back for T20WC

Yuvraj Singh hopes to be back for T20WC

Recuperating from what he describes as a shock that only a cancer patient can understand, Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh says he hopes to be back in action for the World…

Need to be in top shape to face Chinese in Olympics: Saina

Need to be in top shape to face Chinese in Olympics: Saina

Her morale is sky-high after back-to-back titles but ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Tuesday said apart from being confident she would also have to be in “top shape” physically…

Kieran Powell strikes ton as West Indies ‘A’ take lead

Kieran Powell strikes ton as West Indies ‘A’ take lead

After the batting flop-show, India ‘A’ bowlers also found the going tough as West Indies ‘A’ accumulated a crucial 90-run lead by reaching 320 for eight in their first innings…