Disciplinary action opens against Chile defender Jara

Published on Jun 28 2015 // Sports
The disciplinary tribunal of South American football confederation (Conmebol ) has opened proceedings against Gonzalo Jara for his actions during Chile’s 1-0 win over Uruguay in the Copa America quarter-finals. The defender was involved in a clash with Edinson Cavani that appeared to provoke the...

Paraguay stun Brazil to set up semis with Argentina

Published on Jun 28 2015 // Sports
Derlis Gonzalez fired Paraguay into a Copa America semi-final showdown against Argentina, converting the crucial spot-kick to defeat Brazil 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in regular time here on Saturday. Brazil suffered a repeat of their 2011 Copa nightmare, when they crashed out to the same...

ICC Board suspends USACA

Published on Jun 27 2015 // Sports
The ICC Board, exercising its power under Article 2.7 of the ICC’s Articles of Association, has unanimously decided to suspend the membership of the USA Cricket Association (USACA) with immediate effect. The decision to suspend USACA was made after very careful consideration of the findings set...

Bangladesh need to carry momentum against South Africa

Published on Jun 25 2015 // Sports
After winning the One-Day International (ODI) series 2-1 against India, captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza said Bangladesh need to continue their good form in the upcoming series against South Africa. The hosts sealed their first-ever series against India by winning the first two matches before losing the...

Mithali Raj to lead Indian eves team

Published on Jun 25 2015 // Sports
Mithali Raj will lead the Indian women’s cricket team in the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against visiting New Zealand, to be played here from June 28. The 15-member contingent was announced here on Thursday. All matches will be played at the Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium. The squad:...

Bangladesh can play well anywhere in the world: Mashrafe

Published on Jun 25 2015 // Sports
Bangladesh are tigers not only in their home turf, they have the skills and temperament to do well in any corner of the world, skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza believes. Bangladesh are defeating big teams in One-Day Internationals (ODI) regularly now. Cricket pundits, however, doubt that they can perform...

Budapest Assembly vows to support city’s 2024 Olympic bid

Published on Jun 24 2015 // Sports
Following a long meeting, the Budapest Municipal Assembly voted to support a bid by the city to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. City Mayor Istvan Tarlos submitted the proposal to the assembly on Tuesday, saying he agreed with the Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) that together, and with...

Sania-Martina ease into Eastbourne quarters

Published on Jun 24 2015 // Sports
Indo-Swiss tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis thrashed their unseeded opponents in only 46 minutes to enter the women’s doubles quarter-finals of the $731,000 Eastbourne International, the final warm-up tournament before Wimbledon. In the first round match, the top seeds won 12 of the...

England creates history by winning first knock-out match in FIFA Women’s WC

Published on Jun 23 2015 // Sports
England women’s team has created history by winning its first knock-out match, defeating Norway 2-1 in the FIFA Women’s World Cup.Defender Lucy Bronze scored a stunning long range strike in the 76th minute of the match and helped her team to reach the quarter-finals where they would be facing...

P. Diddy arrested for ‘attacking’ son’s UCLA Football Coach

Published on Jun 23 2015 // Sports
P. Diddy was arrested after he allegedly had a fight with Sal Alosi, the coach of UCLA Football, where his son, Justin Combs, plays as a defensive back. According to the sources, the 45-year-old rapper, who insists that he hit out only self defense, has been taken to L.A. County jail by a campus patrol...

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