Friday, May 14, 2010

Sports News(14.05.2010)


Pak to take on Australia in T20 semi final today
SAINT LUCIA: The second semi final of T20 World Cup will be played between defending champion Pakistan and Australia today.

Geo Super will telecast this exciting encounter live from Saint Lucia for its viewers. The match will begin at 8:30 pm Pakistan Standard Time.

Post IPL, players went into their comfort zones: Kumble
MUMBAI: Former India captain Anil Kumble has said that Indian players could have slackened a bit following the IPL, where the pressure of pe ... more
Utseya resigns as Zimbabwe captain
HARARE: All-rounder Elton Chigumbura has been named as the captain of the Zimbabwe cricket team after incumbent Prosper Utseya had resigned ... more
Against all odds, Pakistan aim for final
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia: Barred from playing cricket in their own country, constantly embroiled in rows and disciplinary problems, playing w ... more
We are unbeatable at our best, says Tait
GROS ISLET, St Lucia: Lightning-fast bowler Shaun Tait says no team “can get near us” if Australia continue to play to its ability at the Wo ... more
England restrict SL to 128-6
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia: England made a fine start in the World Twenty20 semifinal as they held Sri Lanka to 128 for six at the Beausejour S ... more

Greenshirts upbeat ahead of Aussie clash
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cricketers are in upbeat mood ahead of the World Twenty20 semifinal against Australia, pledging not to repeat the mistak ... more
Pakistan stay alive with 6-2 win over Egypt
IPOH, Malaysia: Pakistan kept up their chase for a place in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup final with a 6-2 win over Egypt here on Thursday.

P ... more
Indian team lacks fitness, commitment, says Kirsten
NEW DELHI: India skipper MS Dhoni’s remark that the IPL parties had taken a toll on the team’s recent performance in the ICC T20 World Cup h ... more
Sachin backs India after WT20 debacle
NEW DELHI: Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar came in support of Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men, after Twenty20 World ... more
Alonso shows the way in practice
MONTE CARLO: Two-time champion Fernando Alonso showed the way ahead to a relatively inexperienced field on Thursday when he set the pace in ... more

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No intention of playing for Pakistan: Yousuf
ISLAMABAD: Angry over his ban by the Pakistan Cricket Board, former captain Mohammad Yousuf has turned his back on international cricket, sa ... more
Warne backs Clarke as Twenty20 captain
SYDNEY: Shane Warne has thrown his support behind Michael Clarke as captain of Australia’s Twenty20 team in spite of Clarke’s own struggles ... more
BCCI’s reliable source is fictional: Modi
MUMBAI: Suspended IPL commissioner Lalit Modi has questioned the authenticity of the sources used by BCCI to press charges against him and s ... more
Ponting better than Waugh, says Chappell
SYDNEY: Former Australian captain turned commentator Ian Chappell has rated Ricky Ponting a better leader than Steve Waugh.

Chappell said ... more
‘No one forced players to party at IPL’
MUMBAI: The Indian Premier League’s (IPL’s) Pandora’s Box just refuses to close.

Former Miss India Mehr Jessia, wife of actor Arjun Rampa ... more
Yuvraj denies pub brawl in St Lucia
GROS ISLET, St Lucia: Indian cricket team’s trouble doesn’t end with their ouster from World Twenty20 Cup with reports suggesting that some ... more
‘The News’ staffer grieved
KARACHI: ‘The News’ Sports Reporter, Alam Zeb Safi, was grieved as his father, Nasrullah, a former income tax officer, died after protracted ... more
India takes on Olympic chiefs over fixing tenures
NEW DELHI: India has clashed with the International Olympic Committee over new rules limiting the tenures of the country’s top sports offici ... more
Jordaan chides Dunga for leaving out Ronaldinho
JOHANNESBURG: The illogical and incomprehensible omission of two-time former World Player of the Year Ronaldinho from Brazil’s squad is a ma ... more
Amir Khan looks to boost US support
NEW YORK: Former British Olympian Amir Khan will make his American debut when he takes on ex-junior welterweight champ Paulie Malignaggi on ... more
‘Sufferers’ can shed self-pity for good with Cup double
MADRID: Atletico Madrid shook off a debilitating inferiority complex to win the Europa League on Wednesday and could bury it for good with a ... more
Diego Forlan leads Atletico to Europa title
HAMBURG, Germany: Atletico Madrid won the inaugural final of the Europa League on Wednesday as Diego Forlan struck an extra-time goal that b ... more

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United-reject enjoying life after Old Trafford
HAMBURG, Germany: Manchester United-reject Diego Forlan scored both goals in Atletico Madrid’s 2-1 win over Fulham to win the inaugural Euro ... more
Maradona has no regrets over snubbing Inter pair
BUENOS AIRES: Argentina coach Diego Maradona is not sorry for overlooking Inter duo Esteban Cambiasso and Javier Zanetti, and is furious wit ... more
Verdasco falls to Melzer at Madrid Open
MADRID: Local favourite Fernando Verdasco was denied a place in the last-eight when hewas upset 7-5, 6-3 by Juergen Melzer in a battle of th ... more
‘Whereabouts clause won’t affect 2011 WC’
MUMBAI: Stand off between cricket authorities and the World Anti-Doping Agency over the controversial “whereabouts” clause in the WADA Anti- ... more


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