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Short-ball will not bother us, says Dhoni
Centurion, Dec 14 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has countered South African threats of preparing bouncy tracks by asserting that his team is well-equipped to face the short stuff.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 5:18:30 PM

Blatter hands South Africa $100 mn cheque for World Cup
Johannesburg, Dec 14 (DPA) FIFA boss Joseph Blatter Monday announced that 685 million rand ($100 million) in proceeds from the 2010 World Cup would be ploughed back into health, education and sports development in South Africa.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 12:50:05 PM

47 Algerians missing in Mediterranean Sea
Algiers, Dec 13 (IANS) At least 47 Algerian illegal immigrants who were travelling in two wooden boats to Italy went missing in the Mediterranean Sea, Xinhua reported Monday.

Monday, December 13, 2010 10:05:53 PM

South Africa coach reminds India of their poor record
Johannesburg, Dec 13 (IANS) India's Test series with South Africa beginning at Centurion Thursday spiced up with the home coach Corrie Van Zyl reminding the visitors of their poor record here and saying that getting used to pace and bouncy conditions would not be easy.

Monday, December 13, 2010 7:03:30 PM

Tennis icon Navratilova released from hospital
Nairobi, Dec 13 (DPA) Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was released from a Kenyan hospital three days after she aborted an attempt to ascend Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro.

Monday, December 13, 2010 3:08:09 PM

UAE urges common social development goals for Arab nations
Cairo, Dec 12 (IANS/WAM) Arab nations should have a common vision for social development to build safe and stable communities, UAE Social Affairs Minister Mariam Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi said Sunday.

Sunday, December 12, 2010 9:29:27 PM

Tennis icon Navratilova quits Kilimanjaro charity climb
Nairobi, Dec 10 (DPA) Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has been forced to give up her attempt to ascend Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro on the fourth day of the climb, the charity she was climbing for said Friday.

Friday, December 10, 2010 7:58:28 PM

South Africa launches space agency
Pretoria, Dec 9 (IANS) South Africa Thursday launched its space agency on what has been described as a historic day for the country.

Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:37:45 PM

Clive Rice tips India to win Test series
Johannesburg, Dec 9 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Clive Rice finds India a more balanced side than the current Proteas team and has picked the visitors to win the Test series beginning Dec 16.

Thursday, December 09, 2010 3:24:13 PM

Egypt's ruling party wins clear majority in parliament
Cairo, Dec 7 (DPA) Egypt's ruling party won a clear majority in parliamentary elections, as monitors called on President Hosni Mubarak to dissolve the new parliament due to reports of fraud.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010 3:06:04 AM

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