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Dhoni, Mustafizur fined for physical contact

  DHAKA: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman were fined on Friday for “deliberate physical contact” during the first One-day International between the sides, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said. The two players were found to have breached the ICC code of conduct relating to ...

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PCB has Plan B if India backtracks: Shaharyar

LAHORE: Politics and sports should not be intermingled, insists Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan while referring to the ongoing tension between Pakistan and India which has put their bilateral series at risk of cancellation. Due to the recent tension between Pakistan and India dark clouds hover over the ...

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces resignation

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has announced his intention to step down as head of the world’s governing body of football, amid a corruption scandal that involves several top FIFA officials. In a press conference held in FIFA’s headquarters in the Swiss city of Zurich on Tuesday, Blatter announced his intention to ...

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Hit for six, Pakistan homes in on revival

HAJI Bashir has been preparing the pitches at Gaddafi Stadium since November 1959 when the ground hosted its first Test. He has had many proud moments, but the excitement he is feeling at the start of the short five-match series against Zimbabwe — that brings international cricket to Pakistan after ...

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Nadal still the man Federer ‘fears’

ISTANBUL: Switzerland’s 17-times Grand Slam winner Roger Federer on Monday said he still believed Rafael Nadal was the favourite to win the French Open next month despite the Spanish star’s troubled start to the clay court season. Federer, who took his sole French Open title in 2009, this week is ...

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