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Jul 23, 2015

Disappointed Lahiri believes Asia on brink of major success

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s Anirban Lahiri believes a lack of experience cost him dearly in the last two rounds of the British Open but the Asian Tour money leader is confident the region will soon be celebrating another male major winner.

Lahiri was in contention after an impressive 36 holes at St Andrews but the 28-year-old suffered two back-nine meltdowns over the weekend to finish six-under for the tournament and tied for 30th, nine strokes behind champion Zach Johnson.

Jul 22, 2015

England’s Campbell backs ex-player to fix FIFA

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Former England defender Sol Campbell believes a retired player would be the ideal candidate to take charge of FIFA and lead a successful cleaning up operation at the corruption-tainted world governing body.

Charges of racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering are hanging over FIFA and outgoing president Sepp Blatter has seven months to instigate reforms in response to the worst crisis to hit the organisation in its 111-year history.

Jul 22, 2015

Soccer-England’s Campbell backs ex-player to fix FIFA

MUMBAI, July 22 (Reuters) – Former England defender Sol Campbell believes a retired player would be the ideal candidate to take charge of FIFA and lead a successful cleaning up operation at the corruption-tainted world governing body.

Charges of racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering are hanging over FIFA and outgoing president Sepp Blatter has seven months to instigate reforms in response to the worst crisis to hit the organisation in its 111-year history.

Jul 10, 2015

Prolific Chhetri draws highest bid, joins Anelka at Mumbai

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s most prolific goal-scorer Sunil Chhetri drew the highest bid in Friday’s auction and will join former France striker Nicholas Anelka at the Mumbai FC in the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).

The eight-team league kicked off with a rousing start last year with Brazilian Zico headlining the managers’ list and its marquee players including Italian duo Alessandro Del Piero and Marco Materazzi, and Frenchman Anelka.

Jul 10, 2015

Soccer-Prolific Chhetri draws highest bid, joins Anelka at Mumbai

MUMBAI, July 10 (Reuters) – India’s most prolific goal-scorer Sunil Chhetri drew the highest bid in Friday’s auction and will join former France striker Nicholas Anelka at the Mumbai FC in the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).

The eight-team league kicked off with a rousing start last year with Brazilian Zico headlining the managers’ list and its marquee players including Italian duo Alessandro Del Piero and Marco Materazzi, and Frenchman Anelka.

Jul 7, 2015

India’s fringe players sense opportunity in Zimbabwe series

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Zimbabwe may not be the strongest of opponents but the importance of an away series against them is not lost on India’s fringe players who are keen to make the most of the opportunity in absence of their seniors.

India rested regular players including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and put Ajinkya Rahane in charge of a second-string side for the three ODIs and two Twenty20 matches in Zimbabwe.

Jul 7, 2015

Cricket-India’s fringe players sense opportunity in Zimbabwe series

MUMBAI, July 7 (Reuters) – Zimbabwe may not be the strongest of opponents but the importance of an away series against them is not lost on India’s fringe players who are keen to make the most of the opportunity in absence of their seniors.

India rested regular players including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and put Ajinkya Rahane in charge of a second-string side for the three ODIs and two Twenty20 matches in Zimbabwe.

Jul 2, 2015

Indian league buzzing with reports of Carlos arrival

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Amid talks of former Brazil and Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos joining the Delhi team as marquee manager, the second season of the Indian Super League is kicking up the same kind of buzz that preceded the inaugural edition of the tournament.

The eight-team league kicked off with a rousing start last year with Brazilian Zico headlining the managers’ list and marquee players including Italian duo Alessandro Del Piero and Marco Materazzi, and Frenchman Nicholas Anelka.

Jul 2, 2015

Indian Super League buzzing with reports of Carlos arrival

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Amid talks of former Brazil and Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos joining the Delhi team as marquee manager, the second season of the Indian Super League is kicking up the same kind of buzz that preceded the inaugural edition of the tournament.

The eight-team league kicked off with a rousing start last year with Brazilian Zico headlining the managers’ list and marquee players including Italian duo Alessandro Del Piero and Marco Materazzi, and Frenchman Nicholas Anelka.

Jul 2, 2015

Soccer-Indian league buzzing with reports of Carlos arrival

MUMBAI, July 2 (Reuters) – Amid talks of former Brazil and Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos joining the Delhi team as marquee manager, the second season of the Indian Super League is kicking up the same kind of buzz that preceded the inaugural edition of the tournament.

The eight-team league kicked off with a rousing start last year with Brazilian Zico headlining the managers’ list and marquee players including Italian duo Alessandro Del Piero and Marco Materazzi, and Frenchman Nicholas Anelka.