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Brazil bans third party ownership in line with FIFA rules

FiFa Journalist

Sao Paulo Third-party ownership of footballers will become illegal in Brazil from May 1, the country`s domestic governing body CBF said in new transfer regulations published on Tuesday. The move aims to bring Brazil into line with a FIFA ban on the practice that comes into effect on the same day. Third-party ownership occurs when the transfer rights of players ... Read More »

Asian Cup: Jordan striker to sit out match after ”cancelled” doping test

Football Journalist

Melbourne Jordan striker Ahmed Hayel has been ruled out of Friday`s Asian Cup match against Palestine in Melbourne after a “cancelled” doping test, the team said on Wednesday. “The doctor had to cancel the doping test … I think it was a bad procedure,” a team spokesman said. “Up until now, he will not play (against Palestine).” Read More »

David Warner has point to prove at Cricket World Cup: Pat Cummins

Australia's Warner kisses his helmet as he celebrates reaching his century during the first day's play in the fourth test against India at the SCG

Melbourne Australia paceman Pat Cummins has backed opening batsman David Warner to carry his blistering test form into the one-day arena at the cricket World Cup. Warner blasted three centuries in Australia`s recent 2-0 test series win over India, but he managed just the one half-century from five innings against South Africa in the preceding one-day international series. The pugnacious ... Read More »

More like Ganguly, less like MS Dhoni: Why Virat Kohli is the perfect replacement

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Sourav Chandidas Ganguly: three Tests, six innings, 106 runs at an average 17.67, a highest score of 48. In sheer numbers, that was his contribution to India’s cause in the 2001 series against Australia. As a batsman, he was struggled badly… the Aussies were at him constantly… ex-cricketers were criticising him… but do we remember any of that? Instead we ... Read More »

Mahendra Singh Dhoni should be banned from representing India ever again

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Only two Indian Test players have ever left a series overseas – Lala Amarnath and Navjot Singh Sidhu. Both were branded as villains, and traitors… and this gentleman leaves a series, that too as captain, and is then eulogized! His seventh Test series defeat in three and a half years, and we say his ‘brand’ is still intact. He had ... Read More »

MS Dhoni should be banned from representing India ever again

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Only two Indian Test players have ever left a series overseas – Lala Amarnath and Navjot Singh Sidhu. Both were branded as villains, and traitors… and this gentleman leaves a series, that too as captain, and is then eulogized! His seventh Test series defeat in three and a half years, and we say his ‘brand’ is still intact. He had ... Read More »

Dhoni should be banned from representing India ever again

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Only two Indian Test players have ever left a series overseas – Lala Amarnath and Navjot Singh Sidhu – both were branded as villains, and traitors… and this gentleman leaves a series, that too as captain, and is then eulogized! His seventh Test series defeat in three and a half years, and we say his ‘brand’ is still intact. He ... Read More »