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PCB offers heartfelt condolence on the s Islamabad, Dec 31 (IBNS): Chairman PCB Shaharyar M. Khan, Chairman Executive Committee Najam Sethi and Chief Operating Officer Subhan Ahmad have offered their heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of Imtiaz Ahmed, former Test wicket-keeper batsman. 31-Dec-2016
Azhar reaches career-best ranking, top-r Dubai, Dec 31 (IBNS): Pakistan opener Azhar Ali has moved up 10 places to reach a career-high sixth rank in the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen even as top-ranked Steve Smith has finished the year-end rankings with a personal best in terms of rating points. 31-Dec-2016
Andy Murray receives knighthood London, Dec 31 (IBNS): Tennis superstar Andy Murray has been knighted for his services to the game, media reports said. 31-Dec-2016
Yorkshire signs Peter Handscomb London, Dec 31 (IBNS): The Yorkshire County Cricket Club on Saturday announced signing of Australian cricketer Peter Handscomb as its overseas signing in 2017. 31-Dec-2016
Government suspends deemed recognition o New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): The Government on Friday suspended the deemed recognition, granted by it to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) until the IOA reverses its decision to appoint Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala as Life Presidents. 30-Dec-2016
Tanbir Hayder reprimanded for breaching Dubai, Dec 30 (IBNS): Tanbir Hayder of Bangladesh has received an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the second One-Day International against New Zealand in Nelson on Thursday. 30-Dec-2016
Injured Dwayne Bravo ruled out of BBL Melbourne, Dec 30 (IBNS): Melbourne Renegades player Dwayne Bravo is all set to miss the remaining of the KFC Big Bash League season due to hamstring injury, officials said. 30-Dec-2016
India will tour South Africa next year, Port Elizabeth, Dec 30 (IBNS): Cricket South Afirca has announced that India will tour South Africa late next year. 30-Dec-2016
Pakistan-Australia Sydney Test: Stephen Sydney, Dec 30 (IBNS): Spinners Stephen O’Keefe and Ashton Agar have been added in the Australian squad for the third and final Test against Pakistan. 30-Dec-2016
MCG defeat: Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-H Melbourne, Dec 30 (IBNS): Hinting to take a strong decision like retirement, Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on Friday said he will 'think' if he would play in the Sydney Test against Australia next year. 30-Dec-2016
Pakistan names squad for ODI series agai Islamabad, Dec 30 (IBNS): Pakistan on Friday named 15-member squad for the ODI series agaiunst Australia. 30-Dec-2016
Serena Williams announces engagement to Florida, Dec 30 (IBNS): Women's tennis star Serena Williams has publicly announced her engagement to Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian via a social media post on Thursday. 30-Dec-2016
Virat squashes speculations, slams media Mumbai, Dec 30 (IBNS): The poster boy of cricket finally took to Twitter to put speculations of his engagement with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma at rest and slam the media for spreading rumours. 30-Dec-2016
Argentine striker Carlos Tevez joins Chi Beijing/New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Footballer Carlos Tevez of Argentina has signed for China's Shanghai Shenhua club, according to media reports. He was playing for Boca Juniors. 29-Dec-2016
Virat Kohli named skipper in CA's best T New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS): Cricket Australia has named Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli as the skipper of their best T20 side from 2016. 28-Dec-2016
Suresh Kalmadi declines Life President o New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS): Commonwealth Games scam accused Suresh Kalmadi has declined the post of Life President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), media reports said. 28-Dec-2016
Virat Kohli named as skipper in CA's ODI Sydney, Dec 27 (IBNS): Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli has been named as the captain of Cricket Australia's ODI team of the year. 27-Dec-2016
Gujarat cricketer Samit Gohel creates wo New Delhi, Dec 27 (IBNS): In the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match between Gujarat and Odisha, Gujarat batsman Samit Gohel created a world record with an unbeaten 359, according to media reports. 27-Dec-2016
Sports 2016: India on the rise The sporting world was abuzz with major events like the Olympics and Euro Cup and Cricket T20 World Cup. Though the usual suspects made it big, 2016 truly belonged to the newcomers, who made the right splash at the biggest level. IBNS-TWF correspondent Sudipto Maity looks back at the year gone by. 27-Dec-2016
R Ashwin becomes dad again Chennai, Dec 26 (IBNS): Indian spinner R Ashwin has become father for the second time. 26-Dec-2016
Bangladesh fined for slow over-rate agai Dhaka, Dec 26 (IBNS): Bangladesh has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against New Zealand during the first One-Day International in Christchurch on Monday, officials said. 26-Dec-2016
India ready to take on Afghanistan in Gr Siliguri, Dec 26 (IBNS): India Women's Team are gearing up to taking on Afghanistan at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri on Tuesday. 26-Dec-2016
Tom Bruce included in NZ T20 squad for s Wellington, Dec 26 (IBNS): Tom Bruce has been named in the 14- member New Zealand squad which will play against Bangladesh in ANZ Twenty20 series. 26-Dec-2016
Shami ends trolls with perfect bouncer Mumbai, Dec 26 (IBNS): Indian pacer Mohammed Shami gave a strong response on Monday to those who criticised him and his wife as she was wearing a sleeveless outfit. 26-Dec-2016
I won't request PCB for farewell match: Peshawar, Dec 25 (IBNS): Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said he will not 'request' to the country's cirkcet board for a farewell match. 25-Dec-2016
Pariya cruises to three-shot triumph, be Kolkata, Dec 25 (IBNS): It all went according to script for Thailand’s Pariya Junhasavasdikul as he drove home the overnight two-shot advantage with an unwavering final round of one-under-71 to win the McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2016, PGTI’s year-ending event worth Rs. 1.5 crore, by a comfortable three-shot margin at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) on Sunday. 25-Dec-2016
Indian women's team reach Siliguri Siliguri, Dec 24 (IBNS): Indian Women’s Team reached Siliguri on Saturday for the forthcoming SAFF Women’s Championship which kicks off on Dec 26. 24-Dec-2016
Aditya Group to launch ‘School of Spor Kolkata, Dec 23 (IBNS): Aditya Group, one of Kolkata’s fastest growing business houses launched ‘Aditya School of Sports’ to nurture budding talent in Bengal. 24-Dec-2016
India U-19 team win Asia Cup, defend tit Colombo/Mumbai, Dec 24 (IBNS): India's cricketing dominance in the U-19 level continued as they won and defended the Asia Cup successfully, defeating hosts Sri Lanka by 34 runs. 24-Dec-2016
Colm Toal set to return back to India as Chandigarh, Dec 23 (IBNS): Former Technical Director of the All India Football Federation Colm Joseph Toal has signed up as the Technical Director of Minerva Punjab FC. 23-Dec-2016
SVSP Cricket Stadium, Greater Noida appr Mumbai, Dec 23 (IBNS): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday confirmed that International Cricket Council (ICC) has approved the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Cricket Stadium in Greater Noida, UP for staging international cricket matches

involving full members teams of the ICC. 23-Dec-2016
Virat Kohli named in Cricket Australia's Sydney, Dec 23 (IBNS): Indian Test captain Virat Kohli has been named the skipper of the Test XI of the Year released by the Cricket Australia. 23-Dec-2016
Oscar to join Shanghai SIPG from Chelsea London, Dec 23 (IBNS): Chelsea Football Club on Friday said it has reached an agreement with Shanghai SIPG over the permanent transfer of footballer Oscar. 23-Dec-2016
ICC Test and ODI Teams of the year annou Dubai, Dec 22 (IBNS): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced its Test and ODI Teams of the Year. 22-Dec-2016
Ashwin wins Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy f Dubai, Dec 22 (IBNS): Ravichandran Ashwin has become the third India player and 12th player overall to win the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy after being named as the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2016, an official release stated. 22-Dec-2016
Faf du Plessis: CSA accepts ICC verdict Johannesburg, Dec 22 (IBNS): Cricket South Africa (CSA), the governing body of cricket In South Africa has accepted the International Cricket Council's (ICC) verdict on the ban imposed on Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis. 22-Dec-2016
Marais Erasmus wins David Shepherd Troph Dubai, Dec 22 (IBNS): Marais Erasmus of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires has won the David Shepherd Trophy for the ICC Umpire of the Year 2016, it was announced on Thursday. 22-Dec-2016
Big Bash: Cricket Australia bans Andre R Sydney, Dec 21 (IBNS): The Cricket Australia has banned the black bat used by West Indies cricketer Andre Russell during a Big Bash clash. 21-Dec-2016
Judicial Commissioner upholds Match Refe Dubai, Dec 21 (IBNS): The Chair of the ICC’s Code of Conduct Commission, The Hon Michael Beloff QC has dismissed Faf du Plessis’s appeal after the South African captain was found guilty of changing the condition of the ball in breach of Law 42.3 during the fourth day’s play in the second Test against Australia in Hobart. 21-Dec-2016
Praful Patel re-elected as AIFF preside New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): Praful Patel was unanimously elected as the President of the All India Football Federation at the Annual General Body Meeting held at Football House, the Headquarters of the All India Football Federation on Wednesday. 21-Dec-2016
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Jeev, Arjun & Jyoti make up star groupin Kolkata, Dec 21 (IBNS): It promises to be a ‘Super Thursday’ for golf fans in Kolkata as they will be witness to a rare spectacle at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) during round one of the McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2016. 21-Dec-2016
Irfan Pathan,Safa Baig welcome baby boy Baroda, Dec 21 (IBNS): Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan has announced that he has become the father of a baby boy. 21-Dec-2016
Government of Mizoram, Tata Trusts join Aizwal / Kolkata, Dec 21 (IBNS): The Government of Mizoram and Tata Trusts signed an MoU to nurture sports talent in the state by harnessing the rich wealth of talent and existing sports infrastructure. A state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence will be launched as part of this initiative. 21-Dec-2016
Ashwin and Jadeja make it rare instance Dubai, Dec 21 (IBNS): Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja’s maiden 10-wicket match haul against England in Chennai has propelled him to second position behind teammate and India’s star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, an official release stated. 21-Dec-2016
Several member associations sanctioned f Zurich, Dec 21 (IBNS): FIFA on Monday confirm sanctions imposed on several football associations for incidents during 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches and international friendlies, an official release said. 21-Dec-2016
Petra Kvitova suffers knife attack Prostejov, Dec 20 (IBNS): Tennis star Petra Kvitova on Tuesday said she was injured in a knife attack at her home. 20-Dec-2016
Vijay Goel congratulates Indian Test tea New Delhi, Dec 20 (IBNS): Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel has congratulated Indian Cricket Team on its emphatic win over England in the just concluded Test Series. 20-Dec-2016
Shillong Lajong FC signs Rocus Lamare Shillong, Dec 20 (IBNS): Shillong Lajong FC on Tuesday announced that midfielder Rocus Lamare will don the club’s colours once again and bring his wealth of experience to the youthful Lajong squad that will take part in the 2016-17 season of the I-League. 20-Dec-2016
Roger Federer to return with Hopman Cup Basel, Dec 20 (IBNS): Swiss Tennis master Roger Federer on Tuesday announced he will return to the court with Hopman Cup. 20-Dec-2016
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