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Nov 3, 2015

Khan looks forward to ‘amazing fight’ in Pacquiao farewell

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – British boxer Amir Khan said on Tuesday his team is negotiating a fight with Manny Pacquiao in what would be the Filipino great’s final bout before taking to full-time politics.

Winner of world titles in eight different weight classes, the 36-year-old Pacquiao is recovering from a surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff following his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr in May.

Nov 3, 2015

Boxing-Khan looks forward to ‘amazing fight’ in Pacquiao farewell

NEW DELHI, Nov 3 (Reuters) – British boxer Amir Khan said on Tuesday his team is negotiating a fight with Manny Pacquiao in what would be the Filipino great’s final bout before taking to full-time politics.

Winner of world titles in eight different weight classes, the 36-year-old Pacquiao is recovering from a surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff following his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr in May.

Nov 3, 2015

India prepare ‘surface tension’ for South Africa

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – For a visiting cricketer, an India tour conjures up the image of a batsman surrounded by a shoal of fielders and facing relentless spin from both ends and South Africa should not expect anything different in the four-test series starting on Thursday.

Since taking over from Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli has proved he is anything but a shrinking violet and it is only natural that India would roll out turning tracks, if not outright dustbowls, in his first home series as test captain.

Nov 3, 2015

Cricket-India prepare ‘surface tension’ for South Africa

NEW DELHI, Nov 3 (Reuters) – For a visiting cricketer, an India tour conjures up the image of a batsman surrounded by a shoal of fielders and facing relentless spin from both ends and South Africa should not expect anything different in the four-test series starting on Thursday.

Since taking over from Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli has proved he is anything but a shrinking violet and it is only natural that India would roll out turning tracks, if not outright dustbowls, in his first home series as test captain.

Oct 29, 2015

Legal wrangle looms over revival of Indian Badminton League

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian Badminton League (IBL) will return next year with top players from across the world, its organisers said on Thursday, but the legal wrangle that has dogged the tournament since its 2013 inception seems far from over.

Lee Chong Wei and fellow former men’s number one Taufik Hidayat headlined the inaugural edition of the franchise-based six-team tournament which proved a hit with the local crowd.

Oct 29, 2015

Legal wrangle looms over revival of Indian league

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian Badminton League (IBL) will return next year with top players from across the world, its organisers said on Thursday, but the legal wrangle that has dogged the tournament since its 2013 inception seems far from over.

Lee Chong Wei and fellow former men’s number one Taufik Hidayat headlined the inaugural edition of the franchise-based six-team tournament which proved a hit with the local crowd.

Oct 29, 2015

Badminton-Legal wrangle looms over revival of Indian league

NEW DELHI, Oct 29 (Reuters) – The Indian Badminton League (IBL) will return next year with top players from across the world, its organisers said on Thursday, but the legal wrangle that has dogged the tournament since its 2013 inception seems far from over.

Lee Chong Wei and fellow former men’s number one Taufik Hidayat headlined the inaugural edition of the franchise-based six-team tournament which proved a hit with the local crowd.

Oct 12, 2015

‘The Finisher’ finished? India debate Dhoni

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The “helicopter shot” has disappeared, the boundaries are not flowing from his bat and the whisper is now growing louder that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no more the middle-order finisher who could single-handedly get India over the line.

Even for his ardent fans, and he is still the most popular player in the cricket-mad country, it was painful to watch Dhoni struggle in Sunday’s one-day series opener against South Africa.

Oct 12, 2015

Cricket-‘The Finisher’ finished? India debate Dhoni

NEW DELHI, Oct 12 (Reuters) – The “helicopter shot” has disappeared, the boundaries are not flowing from his bat and the whisper is now growing louder that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no more the middle-order finisher who could single-handedly get India over the line.

Even for his ardent fans, and he is still the most popular player in the cricket-mad country, it was painful to watch Dhoni struggle in Sunday’s one-day series opener against South Africa.

Oct 5, 2015

IAAF will do everything to protect clean athletes: Coe

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Athletics has been at the forefront in the fight against doping and its world governing body will do everything to protect the clean athletes, president Sebastian Coe said on Monday.

The twice Olympic 1,500 meters champion was elected in August to head the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) which has been accused of going soft on doping after thousands of blood test data were leaked to media.