Sachin Tendulkar, whose cricket career took off when he represented the Cricket Club of India (CCI), will be missed in the Indian team's dressing room at Brabourne Stadium as India plays Australia in the Twenty20 International here Saturday.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 12:47:25 PM
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Saturday's India-Australia Twenty20 International has attracted spectators from not just across the country. Many living abroad have cleverly timed their vacation to coincide with this matches and the just-concluded one-day international series.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 12:46:39 PM
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Guess what all senior national selectors get for watching One-Day Internationals and Test matches. They were given Rs.25,000 for each of the seven ODIs against Australia recently. And that is not all. They also get $70 (around Rs.3,000) as daily allowance, free five-star hospitality, air fare and other benefits.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 12:45:43 PM
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian cricketers, who are staying at the Taj Mahal hotel here for their matches against Australia, have been provided police protection and bodyguards, who are to accompany them whenever they venture out of the hotel, particularly at night.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 12:45:07 PM
Greater Noida, Oct 20 (IANS) Singapore's Lam Chih Bing took over the halfway lead Friday with six birdies in a row as he carded a brilliant six-under-par 66 to steal a four stroke lead with a total of 10-under-par 134 at the Rs.8 million BILT Open 2007 at the par-72 Jaypee Greens Golf Course.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 12:03:36 PM
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Qatar has begun reaping the dividends of having hosted the Asian Games last December. The tiny Gulf nation, always a force to reckon with in athletics, has also begun making its presence in other games.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 10:50:37 AM
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The large display screen flashed that a world record had been set in the women's 50 metres backstroke. The crowd jeered. They suspected the officials were going overboard again.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 10:10:19 AM
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) When South Korean boxer Lee Dong Won lost his 51 kg semi-final bout to John Franklin of the US 24-21, he could not believe the result and decided to protest in his own style - squatting in the ring.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 10:09:25 AM
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Security has been overwhelming at the 4th Military World Games. And the Indian armed forces personnel are supremely confident that they have things well under control.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 10:08:30 AM
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Organisers of the 4th Military World Games had announced with great fanfare that entry to the competition venues would be free of any encumbrances. But a casual look around the venues makes one realise that the games are of the military, for the military and by the military.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 9:34:14 AM
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