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    Nottingham (UK) : England were on the brink of winning the first Test against Australia after more umpiring controversy dogged the Ashes series opener at Trent Bridge on Saturday. Australia were 174 for six at stumps on the fourth day, still needing a further 137 runs to reach their victory target of 311 after they lost three wickets for three runs late in the day.

  • Shuttler Murli knocks out Anmol

    Mumbai : Murli Subramanium is in his late forties, yet he displayed tremendous guts and gumption to knock out second seeded teenager Anmol Behrani, to storm into the men’s singles Semi-finals of the Li-NING-JVPGC Suburban District badminton championships, hosted by Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana Club on Saturday. Murli triumphed 21-12, 21-14.

  • Bedi blames players for changing cricket’s reputation for the worse

    Chennai : Several cricketers have brought disrepute to the game by using illegal and unfair practices in the sport which should be actually based on honesty, uprightness and integrity, former Indian captain Bishen Singh Bedi said on  Saturday.

  • ‘Former Mumbai stalwarts should guide youngsters’

    Mumbai : Former Test stumper Kiran More had not seen a Test match before touring the West Indies in 1982-83 with the Indian squad as understudy to Syed Kirmani. “Being from a middle class family, I had never ever seen a Test match before that tour,” said the Baroda-born player. The 50-year-old ex-chief selector was speaking at a prize distribution function organised by the MIG Club.

  • Twitter comments about Broad fake, says Gilly

    Melbourne : Adam Gilchrist said on Saturday  comments attributed to him regarding Stuart Broad’s controversial decision not to walk during the ongoing first Ashes test were the work of a fake Twitter account. “It has come to my attention that a fake Twitter account in my name has been making comments regarding the Stuart Broad catch in the first test,” said Australia great Gilchrist in a statement issued to AFP and other

  • Kerala to host Duleep Trophy semis, finals

    Kochi : Kerala will for the first time host the finals of the All India Duleep Trophy at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium from October 17 to 21. The decision in this regard was taken at the South Zone fixture committee meeting held in chennai, a KCA press release said. Most of the Indian senior and junior players will be participating in the prestigious tourney.

  • Lone voice of support for NaMo

    BSP MP backs Gujarat CM, saying ‘puppy’ analogy reveals his  sensitive side

  • Stage 14: Italian Trentin bags maiden win; Froome retains Yellow Jersey

    Lyon :  Omega-Pharma’s Matteo Trentin handed Italy its maiden win of the 100th Tour de France when he beat Michael Albasini and Andrew Talansky in a sprint finish at the end of  an entertaining 14th stage on Saturday. Britain’s yellow jersey holder Chris Froome, of Team Sky, came over the finish line with the main peloton and his chief rivals just over seven minutes adrift.

  • Congress sets date with food scheme

    New Delhi :  After having got the Food Security law promulgated as an ordinance, the Congress party is pushing for an early roll out by the state governments under its control.


    New Delhi : Her career ravaged by injuries, Sania Mirza reckons that age is fast catching up with her but hopes to add a few more Grand Slams trophies to her cabinet before bidding adieu to the game. From wrist pain, hip strain to knee trouble, it has been a “rough ride” for the 26-year-old Hyderabadi ever since she vaulted into the international scene and, in her own admission, it takes her


    New Delhi :  Controversial Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, who was a key figure in the Bofors payoffs scandal, has died in Milan following a stroke.

  • Karthikeyan takes 2nd straight Auto GP pole

    Mugello (Italy) : India’s Narain Karthikeyan romped to his second successive Auto GP pole position in the fifth round of the championships at the Mugello Circuit on Saturday. Karthikeyan came up with a flying lap of 1:34.583 to top the half four session for his new team Super Nova. His teammate Vittorio Ghirelli had the provisional pole but ended up third fastest with 1:34.757. The two Super Novas were split by Ghinzani’s

  • Mahindra on front row for German GP

    SACHSENRING: Miguel Oliveira will start the German Grand Prix from the front row of the grid – the fourth time in the Mahindra MGP3O’s debut season that he has claimed a top-three qualifying position. The Portuguese teenager placed third, two short of his maiden pole position two weeks ago at Assen, but his third front-row start in succession. Team-mate Efrén Vázquez qualified seventh, heading the third row, but frustrated that another rider

  • JSW sign Liberian striker

    Bengaluru :  JSW Sports have added versatile striker and attacking midfielder John Menyongar to their squad, the Bangalore-based I-League club announced on Saturday. The former Liberian national team skipper signed a one-year deal with the team that makes its League debut this season. Thirty threeyear- old Menyongar’s first tryst with India was with United Sikkim in the second division before he signed for Shillong Lajong in the ILeague for the 2011-12 season.

  • Santos won’t budge over Robinho’s demands

    Santos have blamed Ro binho’s high salary demands for the club’s failure to lure the AC Milan winger back to Brazil. Talks over a possibl e transfer broke down Wednesday after the 29 – year-old refused to reduce his $500,000-a- month wag e request, reports Xinhua.

  • Jaguars’’ owner buys EPL club Fulham

    London : United States-based billionaire Shahid Khan has bought English Premier League football club Fulham in a deal reportedly worth to 200 million pounds. Former owner Mohamed Al Fayed ended his 16-yearold association with the club after the sale on Friday night. Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars American Football franchise will be the sixth American owner of a top flight club after Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Aston Villa and Sunderland. “My

  • Abhishek upsets seeded Pawan

    Mumbai : Abhishek Parikh caused a major upset when he surprised third seeded Pawan Singh in straight games to make the men’s singles semi-finals of the CCIGMBA District Badminton Championships hosted by Cricket Club of India on Saturday. After winning the first game, Pawan appeared overconfident, which resulted in him making too many unforced errors to lose the second game.

  • Ishpreet bags snooker title

    Mumbai : State junior and sub junior champion Ishpreet Singh Chadha overcame Zubin Leninwala of Indian Snooker Academy to clinch the title, in the NSCI-BSAM All India Under-25 Snooker Challenge 1, at the National Sports Club of India, Worli on Saturday.