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Rory McIlroy named European Tour golfer of 2014


London, May 20 : Following a stellar campaign in 2014, world No.1 Rory McIlroy has been named the European Tour’s Golfer of the Year and the Players’ Player of the Year. The player from Northern Ireland has claimed seven titles in the past 12 months, including triumphs at the Open and the US PGA as well two World Golf Championships, ...

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Pakistan’s Mohammad Aamer fired up after ‘tough’ fix ban


Sydney, May 20 Pakistan’s Mohammad Aamer admits he almost gave up cricket after being hit with a five-year ban for spot-fixing, but the paceman is now fired up to take wickets and repair his reputation. The left-arm quick, along with new-ball partner Mohammad Asif and then-captain Salman Butt, was banned for delivering pre-arranged no-balls in return for money during the ...

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Sourav Ganguly to become Team India director?


New Delhi : After his remarkable stint as Indian captain, Sourav Ganguly has been much sought after amongst fans as Team India’s coach. Ganguly has been a delight with his quick wit, penchant for numbers and his insight on the game from the commentary box too. With a new set of members in place in Board of Control for Cricket ...

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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma romance in players area attracts BCCI ‘unofficial notice’


Mumbai :  Virat Kohli would be on a high after his team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) made to the playoffs of IPL 2015 after three years. But his joy came along with an ‘unofficial warning’ from the board for his conduct during RCB’s last league match against Delhi Daredevils (DD) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Sunday. Well, the Indian ...

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Muttiah Muralitharan and Graeme Swann face-off in 50 pence spin challenge


London : Sri Lanka’s star spinner Muttiah Muralitharan and his England counterpart Graeme Swann have made a name for themselves with their unambiguous off-spin ability. The former has set numerous records in Test and One-Day International format of Cricket before retiring from every format of the sport in 2011 while Chin (Swann’s nickname) called it quits in December 2013. At ...

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