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India hopes to level T20 series against Proteas


Cuttack : Following their heavy defeat in the tour opener, India will now be aiming to fix their bowling frailties when they face a do-or-die situation in their second T20 international against South Africa being played at Barabati Stadium here today.Earlier, South Africa defeated the hosts by seven wickets in the opening T20 international of the three-match series in Dharamshala. ...

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CSKA thrash PSV 3-2 in Champions League


London, Oct.1 : Two goals from Seydou Doumbia helped CSKA Moscow to claim a 3-2 win over PSV Eindhoven in their Champions League clash.The Russian side took a lead in early first half when Ahmed Musa scored a seventh minute opener, the Guardian reported.Doumbia helped his side to extend their lead by scoring a header in the 21st minute and ...

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FA gives conditional backing to Platini for FIFA president

UEFA President Michel Platini is seen during the draw ceremony for the 2014/2015 Champions League soccer competition at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo August 28, 2014.    REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (MONACO  - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) - RTR447JS

Johannesburg, Oct.1 : The English Football Association has confirmed that they will back UEFA president Michel Platini to succeed Sepp Blatter as a FIFA president, but added that issues surrounding him need to be ‘fully examined’.Platini has been questioned over claims that he received a ‘disloyal payment’ of two million Swiss francs from Blatter in 2011.Speaking on the reasons for ...

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Cricket fraternity pays tribute to ex-England bowler Frank Tyson


Johannesburg, Sept.28 : The cricketing world has united in paying their condolences over the demise of former England fast bowler Frank Tyson, who passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday.Tyson’s former county Northamptonshire confirmed his death, saying that they offer sincere condolences to Frank’s family and friends at this sad time. Expressing his grief, Cricket Australia chief executive James ...

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Australia tour on hold till security briefing


Melbourne, Sept.28 : Cricket Australia has said that it will wait for security briefing before heading out for the tour of Bangladesh. Confirming the news, Australia’s team performance manager Pat Howard said that the flights had been booked for the team to depart late Tuesday night, but added that they would proceed only after ensuring player safety, Sport24 reported.Cricket Australia Chief ...

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