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January 22, 2015

US goalkeeper Solo suspended for misconduct

New York, Jan 22: The United States women’s team goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended for a month following an unsavoury incident during a football training camp."Hope made a poor decision that has resulted in a negative impact on US Soccer and her teammates," head coach Jill Ellis was quoted as saying by bbc.com Thursday. The 33-year-old will now miss international friendly matches against France Feb 8 and against England Feb 13. Solo was earlier charged with domestic violence but the charges were…

Timeline of IPL 2013 betting and spot fixing case

New Delhi, Jan 22: Here is the timeline of the IPL 2013 betting and spot fixing case, in which the Supreme Court has banned N. Srinivasan from contesting the BCCI president's poll:May 16, 2013: Three Rajasthan Royals players S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankit Chavan arrested by Delhi Police for spot-fixing during Indian Premier League 2013. May 21: Bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh arrested for his links with bookies. May 24: Mumbai police arrest Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of BCCI president…

Ranji: Baroda well placed to take first-innings lead

Mysuru, Jan 22: Baroda, after making 335 in their first innings, had defending champions Karnataka on the ropes reducing the hosts to 233 for six in reply at stumps on the second day of the Group A Ranji Trophy league match here Thursday.The Karnataka batting, which has been inconsistent through the current season, failed yet again with only Lokesh Rahul contributing something of substance with a gritty 89 (160b, 10x4, 1x6). The early loss of opener Robin Uthappa (0) in the very second over of the innings and Samarth R…

‘BCCI top officials should disclose shareholding interests’

Chennai, Jan 22: The Supreme Court in its judgment in the BCCI betting and spot fixing case Thursday has rightly disregarded the corporate veil worn by the India Cements Limited while barring its managing director N. Srinivasan from contesting the election to the Indian cricket board's governing body presidency, said an apex court advocate.He also said the top officials of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) now have to disclose their shareholding interests to the cricketing body. They should abstain from…

US officials visit AIIMS ahead of Obama’s visit

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Two US-based security agency officials visited the AIIMS hospital and inspected the medical facilities ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India for the Republic Day celebrations, hospital authorities said on Thursday.The visit to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by the US security officials was to ensure the medical facilities there, in case anything goes wrong during Obama's visit and his stay in Delhi. The US president will arrive in the national capital Jan 25 with his…
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