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Murali told not to bowl `doosra'
LONDON, MAY 12. Three days after becoming the highest Test wicket taker of all time, Sri Lankan spin master Muttiah Muralitharan was ordered on Tuesday to stop bowling his fearsome ``doosra.'' If he does not, he could be suspended for up to a ...

ZCU holds out hope for sacked players
HARARE, MAY 12. The 15 sacked white players missed meeting Sri Lanka but can still play the touring Australia side, Zimbabwe Cricket Union chief executive Vincent Hogg has said. ``All they have to do is to notify us of their willingness to ...

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  • 1985 team, best ever: Azharuddin
  • Lara ruled out for two one-day matches
  • Katti shines
  • Mahwire replaced
  • All-round show by Tihara
  • Unbeaten century by Kamal

    Coria extends winning streak
    HAMBURG, MAY 12. Defending champion Guillermo Coria extended his winning streak on clay to 28 when he beat Luis Horna 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 in the second round of the Hamburg Masters here on Wednesday. Coria, seeded second behind Roger Federer, hasn't ...

    Girls doing better than boys: Ramesh Krishnan
    KOCHI, MAY 12.This should cheer the little girls. "Our girls are doing better than our boys," said former Davis Cupper and Indian tennis captain Ramesh Krishnan. "They are a lot more serious too," said the Padmashree award winner on Wednesday ...

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  • Indian teams fare miserably in Australia

  • Sports ministry, IHF review Olympic preparation
  • Adidas routs Airtel
  • Yuvarani to lead
  • Emphatic win for SBI

    Bordeaux dents PSG's title hopes
    PARIS, MAY 12.Paris Saint-Germain crashed 3-0 to Bordeaux on Tuesday, severely setting back its French title chances and hopes of direct qualification to the Champions League next season. Two strikes from Pascal Feindouno and two penalty saves by ...

    Cristiano Junior is East Bengal's hero
    MARGAO, MAY 12.The champion, East Bengal finished its league engagement with a 2-1 win over Haywards 2000 SC in the 8th NFL at the Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday. Cristiano Junior, who scored both the goals for East Bengal, emerged as the ...

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  • Lone-goal win for Fransa
  • Coastal Football Club in last eight
  • YMDC trounces Fr. Muller

  • Anil Kumar steals show

    Chinese women cruise into semifinals
    JAKARTA, MAY 12. China's head coach predicted a fourth consecutive Uber Cup victory for his all-conquering women's badminton team after it cruised into the semifinals with a crushing victory 3-0 over Malaysia on Wednesday. China will on Japan, ...

  • JSC, Sports Hostel emerge champions
  • Easy win for Malappuram boys

    Raghavi shares points with Tania
    KOZHIKODE, MAY 12. Long after the others had left, the two girls were still glued to their seats in the large hall. Their eyes remained fixed on the board, only occasionally shifting their focus. Tania Sachdev looked more tense than her ...

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  • Haribalu humbles Balasubramanian

    Sports : General
  • Officials, sportspersons keep their fingers crossed
  • Olympics: doubts have disappeared
  • Kerala makes good start

  • Indian eves secure four berths for Olympics

    World View
    Ganguly suggests two-tier Test format
    KOLKATA: Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has suggested introducing a two-tier Test format so that the world's strongest team doesn't compete against the game's minnows. ``Globalisation of cricket is fine, but it shouldn't destroy the ...

    Illegal actions top ICC agenda
    London: Illegal bowling actions will top the agenda at the ICC's Cricket Committee meeting beginning in Dubai on May 13. The 12-member committee, headed by former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, will also consider a report on umpire and referee ...

    PCB's directive to Akhtar
    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has asked speedster Shoaib Akhtar, currently playing for Durham in the English county season, to undergo another bone scan there in two weeks time to confirm that he does not have a stress fracture. ``The ...

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  • Two-day hearing on Kale issue

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