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Oct 18, 2014
Oct 18, 2014

Angry India may scrap 2016 West Indies tour

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India may scrap their tour of West Indies in 2016 after the Caribbean team’s abrupt pullout on Friday, said an angry Indian cricket board (BCCI) which is also considering legal actions and seeking intervention of the game’s world governing body.

The tourists abandoned the series with another one-dayer, a Twenty20 international and three test matches left to play over a protracted payment dispute between the players and their board.

Oct 18, 2014

Cricket-Angry India may scrap 2016 West Indies tour

MUMBAI, Oct 18 (Reuters) – India may scrap their tour of West Indies in 2016 after the Caribbean team’s abrupt pullout on Friday, said an angry Indian cricket board (BCCI) which is also considering legal actions and seeking intervention of the game’s world governing body.

The tourists abandoned the series with another one-dayer, a Twenty20 international and three test matches left to play over a protracted payment dispute between the players and their board.

Oct 10, 2014

New league hopes to wake ‘sleeping’ football giant India

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s new football league with its cast of celebrity owners, experienced foreign managers and a sprinkling of high-profile players will kick off on Sunday, igniting hopes of waking the country from its football slumber.

Italian World Cup winners Alessandro Del Piero and Marco Materazzi, Spain’s Joan Capdevila and Luis Garcia, and French stars David Trezeguet and Robert Pires have all signed up to play in the Indian Super League.

Oct 10, 2014

Soccer-New league hopes to wake ‘sleeping’ soccer giant India

MUMBAI, Oct 10 (Reuters) – India’s new soccer league with its cast of celebrity owners, experienced foreign managers and a sprinkling of high-profile players will kick off on Sunday, igniting hopes of waking the country from its football slumber.

Italian World Cup winners Alessandro Del Piero and Marco Materazzi, Spain’s Joan Capdevila and Luis Garcia, and French stars David Trezeguet and Robert Pires have all signed up to play in the Indian Super League.

Sep 24, 2014

India’s Incheon hopes fading fast after poor start

MUMBAI (Reuters) – With only one Asian Games gold to show after four days of competition, India’s hopes of improving on their medal tally in China four years ago are diminishing fast.

Jitu Rai gave India a bright start on Saturday by clinching the men’s 50 metre pistol event but Incheon has not seen another Indian gold medallist since then.

Sep 24, 2014

Games-India’s Incheon hopes fading fast after poor start

MUMBAI, Sept 24 (Reuters) – With only one Asian Games gold to show after four days of competition, India’s hopes of improving on their medal tally in China four years ago are diminishing fast.

Jitu Rai gave India a bright start on Saturday by clinching the men’s 50 metre pistol event but Incheon has not seen another Indian gold medallist since then.

Sep 21, 2014

Spain should not dump tiki-taka, says Capdevila

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Former world champions Spain will have to wait to regain their past glory but they need not discard their attractive brand of football that earned them fans and laurels, World Cup winning defender Joan Capdevila told Reuters in an interview.

Spain’s golden spell during which they won the 2010 World Cup and European titles in 2008 and 2012 came to an embarrassing end in Brazil this year when they crashed out of the World Cup after losing their first two games against the Netherlands and Chile.

Sep 21, 2014

Interview: Spain should not dump tiki-taka, says Capdevila

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Former world champions Spain will have to wait to regain their past glory but they need not discard their attractive brand of football that earned them fans and laurels, World Cup winning defender Joan Capdevila told Reuters in an interview.

Spain’s golden spell during which they won the 2010 World Cup and European titles in 2008 and 2012 came to an embarrassing end in Brazil this year when they crashed out of the World Cup after losing their first two games against the Netherlands and Chile.

Sep 21, 2014

Soccer-Spain should not dump tiki-taka, says Capdevila

MUMBAI, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Former world champions Spain will have to wait to regain their past glory but they need not discard their attractive brand of football that earned them fans and laurels, World Cup winning defender Joan Capdevila told Reuters in an interview.

Spain’s golden spell during which they won the 2010 World Cup and European titles in 2008 and 2012 came to an embarrassing end in Brazil this year when they crashed out of the World Cup after losing their first two games against the Netherlands and Chile.