The Japan Football Association said Thursday it will not address a match-fixing scandal engulfing Japan coach Javier Aguirre until after the Asian Cup, as speculation grows over the Mexican`s possible sacking.
England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow has said that it is disappointing for him that he would not play again in the team with Kevin Pietersen, who was sacked following the team`s 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia in the winter.
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that the World Twenty20 tournament is a `poorer event` without sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen and urged the England and Wales Cricket Board ( ECB) to rethink their decision to axe him.
A group of Pakistani Olympic hockey greats protested outside the parliament in Islamabad against the present set up in the Pakistan Hockey Federation, calling for the sacking of the present PHF officials and an inquiry against them.
Acting tough on corruption charges
against a BSP minister, the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta Justice NK Mehrotra on Tuesday recommended his removal from the ministry and
lodging of a case against him under the Anti-Corruption Act.
Protesting the alleged rude treatment meted out by state Cooperatives Minister Gauri
Shankar Bisen to a Patwari recently, revenue officers including Deputy Collectors across MP went on strike, demanding Bisen` sacking.