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Ali Bacher hail selectors who made Smith captain
Johannesburg, Feb 19 (IANS) Former South Africa cricket chief Ali Bacher has lauded the selection committee which made Graeme Smith the captain of the side after the southpaw had played just eight Tests.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 8:58:04 PM

No evidence to support Pistorius's burglar claim
Pretoria, Feb 19 (IANS) Investigators have found no evidence to support Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's version that he mistook his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp for a burglar, the Pretoria Magistrate's Court heard Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 3:02:06 PM

Pistorius makes second court appearance
Pretoria, Feb 19 (IANS) Paralympian Oscar Pistorius appeared at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court Tuesday to hear the judgment on his bail application.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 2:50:04 PM

Uganda names squad to defend ICC Africa T20 trophy
Kampala (Uganda), Feb 19 (IANS) Uganda has named an 18-man squad that will defend its title when the International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa T20 tournament kicks off here Feb 23.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:24:02 PM

How much does it cost to train Kenyan Olympians?
Nairobi, Feb 19 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) president Isaiah Kiplagat posed a pertinent question at the recently concluded International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Permit Meeting here. "How did people expect Kenya to post good results at the 2012 Olympics when we trained the entire team consisting of 47 athletes on a total budget of $470,000 while Jamaica invested $1.2 million on Usain Bolt only," he asked.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:14:17 PM

Kenya grants Central Bank of India licence to open office
Nairobi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has said it has granted authority to the Central Bank of India (CBI) to open a representative office in Kenya, the sixth foreign bank to be authorized to operate in the east Africa nation.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 11:56:05 AM

UAE, Algeria discuss relations
Abu Dhabi, Feb 19 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Algeria have held talks on strengthening bilateral relations to serve the interests of the two countries and their citizens.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 7:30:01 AM

UAE, Serbia sign agreements
Abu Dhabi, Feb 19 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Serbia have signed agreements for cooperation and promoting investments.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:34:02 AM

UAE, France discuss relations
Abu Dhabi, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France have held talks over enhancing bilateral relations in all sectors, particularly military and defence sectors.

Monday, February 18, 2013 7:56:06 AM

Bloodied cricket bat found in Pistorius' home
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (IANS) Investigators have found a bloodied cricket bat in the home of paralympian Oscar Pistorius who was charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, it was reported Sunday.

Sunday, February 17, 2013 5:36:06 PM

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