Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indian challenge at the Medibank International Tennis 2008 at the Sydney Olympic Park ended Wednesday, when Mahesh Bhupathi and his partner Mark Knowles were ousted in the first round by Czech pair Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 2:40:25 PM
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Australian umpire Darrel Hair, who has seen more than his share of controversies, came out in support of Steve Bucknor and said the International Cricket Council (ICC) should embrace an umpiring referral system to relieve pressure on the game's decision-makers, the Australian media reported.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 2:01:08 PM
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indian cricket team may lose public sympathy by holding the tour to ransom in its bid to clear off-spinner Harbhajan Singh of racism charges and get rid of umpire Steve Bucknor, says eminent cricket writer Peter Roebuck.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 1:41:46 PM
Hobart (Australia), Jan 9 (IANS) Sixth seed Sania Mirza went down in a tight three-set clash against unseeded Flavia Pennetta of Italy in the quarter finals of the Hobart International tennis tournament Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 1:34:56 PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian team's controversy-ridden Australia tour will continue conditionally even as the cricket board Tuesday threw its weight behind Harbhajan Singh on the issue of racial charge made against him by an Australian player.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 1:02:49 AM
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) The United Indian Association (UIA), a body representing the various migrant community groups of Indian origin in Australia, and its youth wing, the India Sports Club (ISC), have voiced surprise over the racist connotations seen in the word 'monkey', allegedly used by Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh in his spat with Andrew Symonds.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 11:59:54 PM
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Australia spinner Brad Hogg has been charged by Indian team manager Chetan Chauhan for using abusing language following an alleged incident that took place on the final day of the second Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 8:25:23 PM
Sydney/New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian cricket establishment won a significant battle Tuesday, as the International Cricket Council (ICC) not only removed West Indian umpire Steve Bucknor from the third Test beginning in Perth Jan 16, but also suspended the three-Test ban on Harbhajan Singh pending appeals filed by both the board and the player himself.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 7:20:33 PM
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who equalled his predecessor Steve Waugh's winning streak of 16 consecutive Test victories Sunday, said he was hurt by comments that he had opened a 'Pandora's box' by reporting alleged racial comments made by Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 4:54:24 PM
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Brad Hogg, Australia's main spinner, took time off to do a scene for upcoming Bollywood movie 'Victory' while waiting for his hearing before the International Cricket Council following India's complaint against him.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 4:51:54 PM
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