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Barca transfer ban lifted pending appeal
Barcelona's ban from transfer market activity, due to last until the end of next season, has been temporarily lifted after the Spanish club appealed the decision, soccer's governing body FIFA said on Wednesday. FIFA's Appeal Committee said it had granted Barcelona the so-called "suspensive effect" meaning that the sanctions will be lifted until a final decision has been...
Phelps faces toughest challenge yet   
Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life. Time and time again he has proved the doubters wrong, setting the standard for Olympic achievement with his 18 gold medals. But now, almost two years after retiring from swimming and two months shy of his 29th birthday, the American is plunging into uncharted waters by attempting a comeback where the risk-reward ratio is heavily...
Fielding, batting failure cost us the match: Dhawan   
Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Shikhar Dhawan put the blame for their crushing 72-run defeat against Kings XI Punjab on their fielding lapses and batting failure. "We dropped lots of catches, especially the Maxwell catch and after that he went on to score big. Target went very high and then we lost lots of wickets while chasing, it was a big batting failure," said a dejected Dhawan after...
Sangakkara, Mahela face disciplinary action   
Sri Lanka stars Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are facing disciplinary action for their public criticism of cricket board officials in a dispute over their retirement from Twenty20 internationals.Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement that it decided to refer the "unsubstantiated statements" of the players to the disciplinary committee "for their views and...
Ecclestone faces bribery charges   22 April, 2014
Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone faces bribery charges when his trial begins in Munich on April 24 in a case which threatens to end his reign.The 83-year-old denies charges of bribery and abetting breach of trust in relation to a $44 million payment he made to former German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, which was linked to the sale of Formula One's rights in 2006.The 256-page indictment...
Man U sacks Moyes as manager   22 April, 2014
It was a complete performance: Dhoni   22 April, 2014
Bravo set to miss rest of IPL owing to injury   22 April, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Hurts to lose but we will be back: Samson   21 April, 2014
Harendra Singh named junior team coach   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
SC asks Mudgal panel if it will probe Srinivasan   22 April, 2014
Dominant RCB outplays MI by 7 wkts   19 April, 2014
Bhatia relishing key role with RR   19 April, 2014
Miller eyes to imbibe courage of conviction from Sehwag   19 April, 2014
Haven't met the new boss, admits Alonso   17 April, 2014
Reuniting with Kallis helped me: Pandey   17 April, 2014
Brazil unveils $10 bn infrastructure budget for Rio   17 April, 2014
'Winning Candidates was like oxygen'   16 April, 2014
Srikkanth takes a trip down memory lane   16 April, 2014
T20 toughest format for bowlers: Donald   16 April, 2014
Fellow Olympians shrug off Phelps's return   16 April, 2014
On their guard   12 April, 2014
Football fraternity hails presence of big names in ISL   14 April, 2014
Crucial BCCI meet to find new pathway   19 April, 2014
State units call for working committee meeting   17 April, 2014
BCCI should probe IPL fixing scandal: SC   16 April, 2014
Amir might play domestic cricket by year end   11 April, 2014
High-profile panel to evaluate ISL bids   11 April, 2014
Pistorius's version 'impossible': Prosecution   11 April, 2014
BCCI seeks to examine Dhoni's deposition   09 April, 2014
Thorpe battling infection after surgery   08 April, 2014
Srinivasan set to attend ICC meeting   08 April, 2014
Lee to play on till 2016 Rio Olympics   08 April, 2014
I am scared to sleep: Pistorius tells court   08 April, 2014
The tickets will be affordable this time   07 April, 2014
Sunny opens   07 April, 2014
Verma renews call for Raman's ouster   07 April, 2014
Force India scales F1 heights   07 April, 2014
England will be brave, risk defeat in Brazil: Hodgson   05 April, 2014
World Cup will be 'well done': Blatter   04 April, 2014
Gurbaj, Mujtaba return; Sandeep ignored   04 April, 2014
FICA wants Srinivasan to step aside from ICC functions   04 April, 2014
IPL 7 to return to India on May 2   03 April, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Barcelona to appeal FIFA transfer ban   03 April, 2014
Barcelona gets transfer ban   02 April, 2014
'Srinivasan can't attend ICC meetings'   01 April, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Third umpire sees red   29 March, 2014
BCCI removes all India Cements staff as per SC order   31 March, 2014
Sports stars battle it out on poll field   26 March, 2014
Srinivasan silent on court observation   26 March, 2014
SC names Gavaskar as BCCI interim chief   28 March, 2014
I will be happy to take up BCCI job: Gavaskar   27 March, 2014
Former players ask Srinivasan to resign   25 March, 2014
Under-pressure BCCI prez offers to step aside   27 March, 2014
Pistorius trial: Msgs show couple's love   25 March, 2014
Srinivasan must quit for fair probe: Supreme Court   25 March, 2014
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
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