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Anti-doping process underway in World Cup
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 11 (IANS) The World Cup anti-doping lab here has already started its work as the International Cricket Council (ICC) moves to ensure that it remains a drug-free event.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 7:44:22 PM

Roddick, Nadal roll through opening matches
Indian Wells (California), March 11 (DPA) Crowd-pleaser Andy Roddick began the chase for his fifth career Masters Series title with a 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 opening win over Feliciano Lopez at Indian Wells.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 3:25:44 PM

Indian American's contribution in cancer gene discovery
New York, March 11 (IANS) An Indian American is part of a team of scientists who have achieved a major breakthrough in the discovery of a gene that suppresses the growth of cancer tumours in humans.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 2:51:21 PM

Chinese build a cricket stadium in Dominica
Roseau, Dominica, March 11 (IANS) China is indulging in a bit of cricket diplomacy in the Caribbean, even though the Chinese are not known to play cricket.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 2:33:00 PM

All set for grand opening of cricket's biggest showpiece
Daniel Town (Jamaica), March 11 (IANS) The Trelawny Stadium has been transformed from a cricket field into a colourful arena for Sunday's grand opening ceremony to officially herald the start of Cricket World Cup 2007.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 12:07:23 PM

New reality show ends in night with porn star
New York, March 11 (IANS) A new idea for a reality show called the 'Virgin Territory' is being floated and the winner will get to spend a night with a porn star.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 11:51:12 AM

Wahlberg admires Bush's sense of humour
New York, March 11 (IANS) Actor Mark Wahlberg, of 'The Departed' fame, is not a supporter of US President George W. Bush but he admires his wit and humour.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 11:50:20 AM

Curtis not to die soon, say friends
New York, March 11 (IANS) Acting legend Tony Curtis, who was hospitalised recently due to pneumonia, is doing well and is not likely to die soon, say his friends.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 11:46:55 AM

Fox chief foxed by his joke
It was supposed to be a joke that misfired. Accepting an award from the Radio and Television Directors Foundation, Fox News chairman Roger Ailes quipped, 'It's true that Barack Obama is on the move. I don't know if it's true that President Bush called Musharraf and said, 'Why can't we catch this guy?''

Sunday, March 11, 2007 11:38:04 AM

Fixing the big leak
House appropriations committee chairman David Obey has a problem. No one obeys him. Faced with leaks about the Democrats' controversial Iraq war funding strategy, he gave party caucus members some false information to see 'who the hell was leaking'.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 11:37:25 AM

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