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In-form Arnautovic enjoying the attention, says Stoke’s Hughes

Football Soccer – Everton v Stoke City – Barclays Premier League – Goodison Park – 28/12/15Stoke’s Marko Arnautovic celebrates scoring their fourth goalAction Images via Reuters / Carl RecineLivepic Stoke City’s Marko Arnautovic loves the spotlight and the Austrian forward should feed off the attention to continue his goalscoring spree, manager Mark Hughes said ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash ... Read More »

Josh Hazlewood Fit and Ready for Final Test vs West Indies

Josh Hazlewood said he was feeling in great shape and ready to play in his sixth Test of the southern summer, despite just a five-day turnaround from the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne. Josh Hazlewood was in his elements during the Hobart Test as West Indies crashed to a massive defeat. Sydney: Australia pace spearhead Josh Hazlewood said he was ... Read More »

Pellegrini says Manchester City have ‘complete’ squad

Football Soccer – Leicester City v Manchester City – Barclays Premier League – King Power Stadium – 29/12/15Manchester City manager Manuel PellegriniAction Images via Reuters / Carl RecineLivepic Manchester City’s Manuel Pellegrini could be one of the least active Premier League managers in the January transfer window after declaring his title-chasing squad “complete” on Thursday. The Abu Dhabi-owned club were ... Read More »

Pakistan Cricket Board Eyes Series With India in England

Pakistan Cricket Board wants to ride improving political relationship with India. A short limited-overs series in 2016 is on the cards, say Pakistan India and Pakistan were supposed to play a short bilateral series in December but the Board of Control for Cricket in India ruled it out. Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is hopeful that following the thaw ... Read More »

Aussies May Play Two Spinners Against West Indies in Sydney

Not since Stuart MacGill partnered with Shane Warne against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 2006 have the home side played with two recognised spinners and circumstances are tilting in Stephen O’Keefe’s favour. Steve O Keefe made his debut against Pakistan in Dubai and he finished with figures of 4/219. Sydney: Australia are contemplating bowling two spinners for ... Read More »

Benitez looks to in-form Ronaldo for better 2016

Real Madrid’s coach Rafael Benitez (L) stands as player Cristiano Ronaldo walks past behind him before their Spanish First Division soccer match against Malaga at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, September 26, 2015. REUTERS/JUAN MEDINA/FILES Underfire Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez will look to an in form Cristiano Ronaldo to drive the team forward against Valencia on Sunday as they ... Read More »

Pakistan Cricket Board Eyes Series With India in England

Pakistan Cricket Board wants to ride improving political relationship with India. A short limited-overs series in 2016 is on the cards, say Pakistan India and Pakistan were supposed to play a short bilateral series in December but the Board of Control for Cricket in India ruled it out. © AFP Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is hopeful that following ... Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar’s New Year Message to Kids: Shun Twenty20 Cricket

Sachin Tendulkar advised Mumbai’s young cricketers not to play flashy twenty20 strokes but rather build an innings for team’s success. Speaking to Mumbai’s under-16 cricketers – son Arjun is part of the squad – Sachin Tendulkar has advised youngsters to stick to copybook cricket. © PTI He may have scored an unbeaten double century in limited overs cricket, but Sachin ... Read More »

Cook calls for better quality warm-up games

England’s Alastair Cook plays a shot during a cricket tour match against the South Africa A side in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, December 21, 2015. REUTERS/ROGAN WARD Captain Alastair Cook called for better quality warm-up games before and during major test series as he credited England’s first test victory over South Africa to the team’s solid preparations. Two warm-up matches ahead ... Read More »

Rejected Moyes implores United to give Van Gaal more time

Football Soccer – Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers – Sky Bet Football League Championship – Macron Stadium – 28/12/15David Moyes and Uwe Rosler watch from the standsMandatory Credit: Action Images / Craig BroughLivepic Rejected former boss David Moyes says Manchester United must not become a club that are continuously sacking managers and should give his under-fire successor Louis van Gaal ... Read More »