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FIFA officials arrested in corruption cases
Reuters
Swiss police arrested some of the most powerful figures in football on Wednesday, announcing a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two world cups and plunging the world's most popular sport into turmoil.In addition to the Swiss criminal probe, at least six football officials and a number of sports media and promotions executives would face extradition to the United...
Real sack coach Ancelotti   26 May, 2015
Madrid: Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after the world's richest club by income failed to win major silverware this season and, according to local media, Napoli's Rafa Benitez is the favourite to succeed him."The board of directors have decided this evening to relieve Carlo Ancelotti of his duties," president Florentino Perez told a news conference on...
Mumbai Indians lift second IPL title   25 May, 2015
Kolkata: AA far too superior Mumbai Indians crushed Chennai Super Kings under the weight of a daunting asking rate on Sudnay Ato lift the coveted Indian Premier League title for the second time, in a virtual replay of the final between the two sides in 2013 at the same venue Eden Gardens.Put in to bat, Mumbai gave an awesome batting display to plunder 202/5, and then restricted Chennai to 161/8,...
Rajasthan knocked out, RCB sets up clash with CSK   21 May, 2015
Pune: An allround performance propelled Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to an emphatic 71 run victory over Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) eliminator as the latter crashed out of the tournament here on Wednesday.In reply to RCB's formidable 180/4, the Royals were bundled out for a paltry 109 in 19 overs.RCB now plays Chennai Super Kings in the qualifier 2, with the...
Talking stops as England braces for Kiwi test   20 May, 2015
With a new cricket director, coach and chairman, England returns to the field of play in the first test against New Zealand on Thursday following an extraordinary period of upheaval.Alastair Cook leads his team into a huge summer of cricket which will be defined by the Ashes, but first up they must deal with a vibrant and confident New Zealand side in a two-test series.England should be warned...
Wickets of Raina, Dhoni changed the game: Fleming   20 May, 2015
Langer rules out India, England jobs   19 May, 2015
SAI of despair   16 May, 2015
Barcelona wrap up 23rd La Liga crown   18 May, 2015
We want India-Pak series: Sonowal   17 May, 2015
Mumbai erupts in joy after team wins crown   25 May, 2015
Sania-Martina lose Rome Masters final   17 May, 2015
China beats Japan, wins Sudirman Cup   17 May, 2015
Franchises retain 41 Indian footballers   17 May, 2015
Australian Haddin retires from ODIs   17 May, 2015
Sania-Martina reach Rome Masters final   16 May, 2015
NRAI hails 'powerhouse' Narang   16 May, 2015
D/L method needs to be revised: Moody   16 May, 2015
Policeman blinded after being struck by sixer   16 May, 2015
Nadal upset by Wawrinka   16 May, 2015
Warne, Tendulkar back new 'greats' T20 league   15 May, 2015
Dravid bats for series from cricketing angle   14 May, 2015
Injured Pietersen aborts SRH return   14 May, 2015
ICC Committee to meet in Mumbai   14 May, 2015
India knocked out of Sudirman Cup   13 May, 2015
'Dejected' Pietersen ready for IPL return   13 May, 2015
Beaten Pacquiao gets hero's welcome   13 May, 2015
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Ministry to request elite sports stars to be mentors   13 May, 2015
Second round of talks in coming weeks: Thakur   14 May, 2015
Pietersen will not be recalled: Strauss   12 May, 2015
India faces Korea test in Sudirman Cup   12 May, 2015
Powell overwhelmed by response to his return   12 May, 2015
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Tevez named in preliminary Argentina squad   12 May, 2015
Nadal to fight to reclaim top four ranking   11 May, 2015
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Asafa Powell runs year's fastest 100m   10 May, 2015
Sreesanth blessed with baby girl   10 May, 2015
Dunga to coach Brazil Olympic team   10 May, 2015
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
Pele discharged from hospital   10 May, 2015
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
All-weather Floyd   09 May, 2015
Condition of three SAI athletes stable   09 May, 2015
Girls with goals   11 May, 2015
Finch expects early return to cricket   09 May, 2015
Mumbai Indians climbs to fourth spot   09 May, 2015
Gambhir raises toast to KKR spinners   08 May, 2015
BCCI clears Narine's bowling action   07 May, 2015
IWF joins chorus for IOA chief's ouster   07 May, 2015
Pacquiao undergoes shoulder surgery   07 May, 2015
4 athletes attempt suicide, Ministry launches inquiry   07 May, 2015
Will answer critics with my bat: Yuvi   06 May, 2015
Brazil drops Oscar on Mourinho's call   06 May, 2015
Mayweather willing for rematch with Pacquiao   06 May, 2015
Move to oust IOA chief gathers steam   05 May, 2015
Police recover suicide note of athletes   07 May, 2015
Akram, Vengsarkar bat for home-grown coach   05 May, 2015
Pacquiao to undergo shoulder surgery   05 May, 2015
Trott calls time on England career   05 May, 2015
Warner rues top-order collapse   05 May, 2015
RCB seek to cement top-four spot   05 May, 2015
Kickass van Ass   04 May, 2015
Mayweather beats Pacquiao in megabout   03 May, 2015
Relay king Bolt ready to hit new highs   02 May, 2015
Sri Lanka elects to bat first   18 March, 2015
India favourites in quarterfinal   18 March, 2015
Run feast on cards in Lanka vs Proteas clash   17 March, 2015
Dravid suggests 14-team World Cup   16 March, 2015
Shapoor is a sign   06 March, 2015
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