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5 days ago
Coulter-Nile ruled out of Ashes series

Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has been ruled out of the upcoming Ashes series due to the recurrence of a nagging back injury. Nathan Coulter-Nile has been sidelined with an aggravation of a previous stress fracture that curtails his Ashes dreams but could see him return to cricket at the back end of the summer, Cricket Australia announced on Friday. ...

6 days ago
US U-17 striker Sargent picked for senior squad

Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) The United States Under-17 football team star striker Josh Sargent has been picked in the 21-man senior squad, which will play a friendly fixture against Portugal on November 14. Sargent, who led the US U-17 team in the FIFA World Cup held in India and represented his nation in the U-20 team earned his maiden call in the senior side. With an eye towards ...

8 days ago
Starc scripts history with two hat-tricks in same match

Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Left-arm quick Mitchell Starc on Tuesday became the first bowler in nearly four decades and only the second Australian to claim two hat-tricks in the same first-class match. Playing for New South Wales, Starc brushed up his preparations for the upcoming Ashes series, when he blasted out Western Australia's last three batsmen to help his side to a 171-run win at the H...

1 month ago
Weinstein tried hard to get Aishwarya Rai alone, claims former manager

Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) A woman who identifies herself as Aishwarya Rai's former manager has claimed controversial Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein had tried to make advances at the globally-known Bollywood actress. Weinstein is in news for multiple sexual assault allegations against him. In a comment posted in response to a news story by variety.com, Simone Sheffield wrote...

3 months ago
Arthritis drug ignites hope for cancer treatment

London, Aug 4 (IANS) A simple drug used in the treatment of arthritis may provide hope for patients with blood cancer towards an affordable and effective treatment, a study has showed. Polycythemia Vera is a type of blood cancer which causes an overproduction of red blood cells, and causes itching, headaches, weight loss, fatigue and night sweats. The researchers from the Univers...

3 months ago
UK radio station closed after broadcasting Al Qaeda recruiter's lectures

London, July 29 (IANS) A British community radio station has been shut down after broadcasting 25 hours of lectures by an Al Qaeda recruiter. Sheffield-based Iman FM claimed on Friday that its staff were not aware of the background of American hate preacher Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed by a US drone strike in Yemen in 2011, the Independent reported. The station broadcast a ser...

3 months ago
Gary Megson makes comeback to West Brom as assistant coach

London, July 29 (IANS) Former West Bromwich Albion boss Gary Megson has returned to the English football club as the new assistant head coach, it was announced on the club's website. The 58-year-old makes his comeback 17 years after he was appointed manager and is stepping into the vacancy left by Dave Kemp's decision to retire, reports Efe. Megson guided Albion to the English Pr...

4 months ago
Tottenham full-back Walker moves to Man City

Manchester, July 14 (IANS) Manchester City on Friday added more firepower to their defence signing on England right-back Kyle Walker from Tottenham Hotspur on a five-year deal for a reported transfer fee of around 50 million pounds ($65 million). Manchester City are delighted to announce the signing of England international Kyle Walker. He has opted to take the number two shirt, the stat...

4 months ago
UK prosecutors charge 6 persons over 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster

London, June 28 (IANS) Prosecutors in the United Kingdom on Wednesday brought criminal charges against six people, including two former senior police officers, in relation to a spectator crush that killed 96 people in the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster. One of the defendants is David Duckenfield, 72, a former South Yorkshire Police superintendent who was the commanding offic...

5 months ago
'Sperm radar' test to improve fertility diagnosis

London, May 24 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new technique to examine human sperm without damaging them -- helping to improve the diagnosis of fertility problems. The Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy technique uses powerful magnets and works like radar by firing pulses of energy at the sperm sample inside a purpose built scanner and then listening to the echoed signal by the molecule...

7 months ago
Brtish teenager points out error in NASA data

London, March 25 (IANS) A 17-year-old Brtish teenager pointed out a major error in a set of data that NASA collects from the International Space Station (ISS), the media reported. A-level student Miles Soloman from Tapton School in Sheffield, was working on the TimPix project -- which lets school students in the Britain access data recorded by radiation detectors. The project, he...

8 months ago
Australia's Voges, Doherty quit international cricket

Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) Batsman Adam Voges and left-arm orthodox spinner Xavier Doherty have announced their retirement from international cricket, Cricket Australia declared on Wednesday. Western Australian captain Adam Voges, 37, announced his international and state domestic retirement at the end of the Sheffield Shield season, following an international career spanning 10 years an...

8 months ago
I still have Hughes' phone number saved on my mobile: Clarke

Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) It's been more than two years since Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes breathed his last, but former captain Michael Clarke still has his phone number saved on his mobile. Hughes was killed during a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on November 25, 2014 after being hit in the neck by a bouncer. The blow had caused a vertebral artery dissection t...

8 months ago
Pacer Cummins to replace injured Starc in Australia Test squad

Ranchi, March 11 (IANS) New South Wales pacer Patrick Cummins was on Saturday named as the replacement for injured Mitchell Starc for the remaining two cricket Tests of the four-match series against India. Starc was ruled out of the series with a fractured foot, Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed on Friday. It's unfortunate to lose Mitch out of the squad in India. In selecting Pat,...

9 months ago
Pacer Pattinson ruled out of PM's XI match against Sri Lanka

Melbourne, Feb 14 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday confirmed that Victorian fast bowler James Pattinson has been ruled out of the Prime Ministers XI match against Sri Lanka in Canberra on Wednesday. Pattinson flew with the team to Canberra, however, a left foot infection will prevent him from being fit to bowl. He will be replaced in the squad by emerging New South Wales bowler H...

9 months ago
Thousands gather in London to march against Trump's travel ban

London, Feb 4 (IANS) Thousands of protesters were set to march on London for the second time in a week on Saturday, to oppose US President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven mainly-Muslim nations entering the US. Demonstrators gathered outside the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square for a day of campaigning and speeches against the executive order suspending entry to the US for natio...

10 months ago
Off-spinner Stephen O'Keefe released from Sydney Sixers squad

Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming four-Test tour to India, Australia off-spinner Stephen O'Keefe was on Monday released by the Sydney Sixers squad from the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) T20 cricket tournament to give him time to prepare for the sub-continental challenge next month. The Sixers named promising Jordan Silk as a temporary replacement for Monday evening's clash while...

10 months ago
Off-spinner Stephen O'Keefe released from Sydney Sixers squad

Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming four-Test tour to India, Australia off-spinner Stephen O'Keefe was on Monday released by the Sydney Sixers squad from the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) T20 cricket tournament to give him time to prepare for the sub-continental challenge next month. The Sixers named promising Jordan Silk as a temporary replacement for Monday evening's clash while...

10 months ago
Off-spinner Stephen O'Keefe released from Sydney Sixers squad

Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming four-Test tour to India, Australia off-spinner Stephen O'Keefe was on Monday released by the Sydney Sixers squad from the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) T20 cricket tournament to give him time to prepare for the sub-continental challenge next month. The Sixers named promising Jordan Silk as a temporary replacement for Monday evening's clash while...

10 months ago
Off-spinner Stephen O'Keefe released from Sydney Sixers squad

Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming four-Test tour to India, Australia off-spinner Stephen O'Keefe was on Monday released by the Sydney Sixers squad from the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) T20 cricket tournament to give him time to prepare for the sub-continental challenge next month. The Sixers named promising Jordan Silk as a temporary replacement for Monday evening's clash while...

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