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Cricket seeks inclusion in Olympics. But when?

Cricket seeks inclusion in Olympics. But when?

ICC exploring prospects of cricket's inclusion in Olympics IMAGE: Pakistan’s Nida Rashid, left, celebrates with teammates after dismissing Bangladesh’s Nuzhat Tasnia during the women's cricket final at the 2014 Asian Games. Photograph: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images David Richardson, the chief executive of the International Cricket Council, has confirmed that possibilities of including cricket in the summer Olympics are being explored following a positive meeting with officials of ..., 1 week ago
Squash 'devastated' by Tokyo Olympics snub, 2 months ago

Cameroon's Hayatou to stand in for suspended Blatter

IMAGE: FIFA interim president Issa Hayatou. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou will take over as interim FIFA president following the provisional suspension of Sepp Blatter in a corruption scandal, soccer's world governing body said on Thursday.Spain’s Angel Maria Villar is in line to take over at European governing body UEFA after its president Michel Platini was also handed a provisional 90-day ban by FIFA's Ethics Committee.FIFA’s statutes ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Meet the men in line for the job of FIFA interim boss  Rediff.com1 month ago

After a brief fall, Sensex ends higher; banks gain, IT declines

The 30-share Sensex ended up 150 points at 25,760 and the Nifty ended 44 higher at 7,807. After a weak start benchmark share indices staged a recovery to end higher on Monday on value buying at lower levels. Markets had recorded losses in the previous three weeks weighed down by sluggish earnings and sales by foreign funds. The 30-share Sensex ended up 150 points at 25,760 and the Nifty ended 44 higher at 7,807. In the broader market, BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices ended up 0.2-0.5% each.
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

#PrayersforParis...Sporting world mourns

IMAGE: Romain Grosjean of France and Lotus wears a french national flag on his arm in tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Photograph: Lars Baron/Getty Images All major sporting events in the Paris region were suspended on Saturday as France mourned the victims of the attacks in the capital city the night before that left 129 people dead and 352 wounded. Shows of respect, sadness and support took place well beyond French borders as sport's global family, from Sydney to ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

This is how the world reacted to Russia's suspension

Athletics' governing body has voted to suspend Russia from the sport for widespread, state-sponsored doping and the ban will include the 2016 Olympics unless the country can demonstrate a major change in their approach and controls Reaction to the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) council's vote to provisionally suspend Russia from the sport for widespread, state-sponsored doping Athletics governing body suspends Russia IMAGE: From left, General secretary of the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Markets lose glitter ahead of Diwali as Bihar, US Fed play spoilsport

Markets extended losses for the fifth straight session to end Samvat Year 2071 on a dismal note as traders turned cautious in the truncated week while worries over foreign fund outflows amid prospects of interest rate hike by the US Fed also dampened sentiment. Further, Bihar Assembly polls verdict in which the ruling NDA led by BJP lost in the Bihar Assembly elections also weighed on market sentiment. The Sensex closed 378 points lower at 25,743 and the Nifty lost 131 points lower at 7,784. n ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

There won't be another like me or Maradona: Pele

Widely regarded as the greatest footballer to have played the game, the 74-year-old Edson Arantes do Nascimento will be in the capital next week as a special ambassador at the 56th edition of Subroto Cup 2015 final match. “There will be only ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago

Ethics body suspends Blatter, Platini from world football

IMAGE: UEFA President Michel Platini, right, congratulates FIFA President Sepp Blatter after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland, May 29, 2015.. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters World football chief Sepp Blatter and European boss Michel Platini were suspended on Thursday in a deepening corruption scandal, decapitating the leadership of a sport facing criminal investigations on both sides of the Atlantic. Blatter, the Swiss who was president of world governing ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Snubbed by BCCI, Srinivasan is 2nd most influential man in Asian Sport

Indian administrators are ruling the roost in Asian sports. Although, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) barred Narayanaswami Srinivasan from attending any meeting but he is still at the helm of the International Cricket Council The All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel was elected uncontested as Asian Football Confederation’s vice president of the SAFF Region ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images The regional ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

5 sports recommended for inclusion at 2020 Tokyo Games

Actress Jessica Alba throws out the ceremonial first pitch. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics have recommended five more sports -- baseball/softball, karate, skateboard, sports climbing and surfing -- be added to the programme for the 2020 Summer Games 1. Baseball/Softball: United under the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), are strong favorites to return to the Olympics for the first time since Asia last hosted the Summer Games, in Beijing in ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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