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Dec 30, 2014

Bike-loving Dhoni ends his long test ride

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The words “honour” and “virtue” are written across Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s chest in his Twitter profile picture, fitting words for the Indian who displayed both qualities in abundance during his 90-test career.

The honorary Indian Army lieutenant colonel dropped a bombshell by announcing his retirement from tests at the age of 33 moments after helping India secure a draw in the third match against Australia.

Dec 30, 2014

Cricket-Bike-loving Dhoni ends his long test ride

NEW DELHI, Dec 30 (Reuters) – The words “honour” and “virtue” are written across Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s chest in his Twitter profile picture, fitting words for the Indian who displayed both qualities in abundance during his 90-test career.

The honorary Indian Army lieutenant colonel dropped a bombshell by announcing his retirement from tests at the age of 33 moments after helping India secure a draw in the third match against Australia.

Dec 19, 2014

Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Phillip Hughes’s tragic death cast a shadow over an eventful year that saw Ashes rivals Australia and England brawl on the field and bond off it, joining India to pull off a bloodless coup and take charge of the game.

Australian Hughes died at a Sydney hospital on Nov. 27, two days after being hit on the head by a bouncer three days before his 26th birthday.

Dec 19, 2014

Yearender: Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Phillip Hughes’s tragic death cast a shadow over an eventful year that saw Ashes rivals Australia and England brawl on the field and bond off it, joining India to pull off a bloodless coup and take charge of the game.

Australian Hughes died at a Sydney hospital on Nov. 27, two days after being hit on the head by a bouncer three days before his 26th birthday.

Dec 19, 2014

Cricket-Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year

NEW DELHI, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Phillip Hughes’s tragic death cast a shadow over an eventful year that saw Ashes rivals Australia and England brawl on the field and bond off it, joining India to pull off a bloodless coup and take charge of the game.

Australian Hughes died at a Sydney hospital on Nov. 27, two days after being hit on the head by a bouncer three days before his 26th birthday.

Dec 19, 2014

Cricket-Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year

NEW DELHI, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Phillip Hughes’s tragic death cast a shadow over an eventful year that saw Ashes rivals Australia and England brawl on the field and bond off it, joining India to pull off a bloodless coup and take charge of the game.

Australian Hughes died at a Sydney hospital on Nov. 27, two days after being hit on the head by a bouncer three days before his 26th birthday.

Dec 17, 2014

India’s Sarita handed one-year ban for petulant display

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has been banned for one year by the world governing body AIBA for her petulant behaviour at the Asian Games in October, Boxing India (BI) said on Wednesday.

Furious after losing her semi-final to local favourite Park Ji-na in the women’s lightweight division in Incheon, Sarita refused to accept her bronze medal, prompting the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) to suspend her indefinitely.

Dec 17, 2014

Boxer Sarita Devi handed one-year ban for petulant display

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Boxer L Sarita Devi has been banned for one year by the world governing body AIBA for her petulant behaviour at the Asian Games in October, Boxing India (BI) said on Wednesday.

Furious after losing her semi-final to local favourite Park Ji-na in the women’s lightweight division in Incheon, Sarita refused to accept her bronze medal, prompting the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) to suspend her indefinitely.

Dec 17, 2014

Boxing-India’s Sarita handed one-year ban for petulant display

NEW DELHI, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has been banned for one year by the world governing body AIBA for her petulant behaviour at the Asian Games in October, Boxing India (BI) said on Wednesday.

Furious after losing her semi-final to local favourite Park Ji-na in the women’s lightweight division in Incheon, Sarita refused to accept her bronze medal, prompting the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) to suspend her indefinitely.

Dec 9, 2014

New crop threatens ‘Big Four’ hegemony, says Djokovic

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – With a crop of talented young players such as Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic knocking on the door of the exclusive men’s grand slam club, the “Big Four” hegemony over the game’s top tournaments may be coming to a close, said Novak Djokovic.

World number one Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Andy Murray have shared 36 of the last 39 grand slam titles.