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2020 Olympics: Baseball woos Tokyo with promise of windfall

2020 Olympics: Baseball woos Tokyo with promise of windfall

Baseball bosses expressed confidence Friday they would be able to entice Japanese organisers to include the sport in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as they bid against seven short-listed rivals.

Sean Abbott not ready for club cricket yet

Sean Abbott not ready for club cricket yet

Sean Abbott might have started his net sessions after overcoming the shock of bowling the fateful bouncer that took Phillip Hughes' life but the medium-pacer is not yet ready to return to competitive cricket, opting out of this weekends fixtures of Sydney grade competition.

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie take kids to bowling

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie take kids to bowling


Los Angeles: Newlyweds Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie took their kids ? Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne and Knox ? to Lucky Jack's Bar, Grill and Bowling in Victoria over the weekend.

The couple are in Malta filming their upcoming drama 'By the Sea', reportedly.

Asian Games 2014: Will pruning of contingent do any good to Indian sports?

Asian Games 2014: Will pruning of contingent do any good to Indian sports?

At a stage where we continue to yearn for medals, pruning down India's contingent from 944 to 679 for the Incheon Asian Games by the sports ministry, will only dent India's chances of shining at the Asia's biggest sporting spectacle.

Black Cap Kane Williamson banned from bowling

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling his occasional off-spin in international cricket because of an illegal action, New Zealand Cricket said on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka`s Senanayake reported over bowling action

Sri Lanka off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action, the International Cricket Council confirmed.

Most wickets in India are conducive to odd bouncer: Cutting

Australian pacer Ben Cutting says most pitches in India are conducive for bowling the odd bouncers, which can make life difficult for the batsman.

Guptill says Kiwis need to improve batting, bowling `at death` to save World T20 campaign

New Zealand opener Martin Guptill has said that his team must improve both its batting and bowling at the death in order to reach the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 tournament.

Windies offie Shillingford to make comeback with tweaked action

Suspended West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford returns to action this weekend after undergoing remedial work on his bowling action.

Bailey backs Watson`s versatility to be a trump card for in World T20

Australian Twenty20 captain George Bailey has said that he believes the versatility of all-rounder Shane Watson will be a major trump card for Australia in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

Azhar Mahmood `ready` to assist Pakistan during World T20

Pakistani-born England cricketer Azhar Mahmood has said that he is ready to pass on his experience to Pakistan`s national team for the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

Pak`s bowling attack threat to every batting side in world: Mohsin Khan

Former Pakistani cricketer and ex-national team selector Mohsin Khan has hailed the team`s current bowling side and said that the bowlers` capability is a threat to every batting side in the world.

Langer says crucial for Oz bowling attack to stay healthy

Former Australian cricketer Justin Langer, who is the coach of domestic side Western Australia (WA), has said that it is crucial for the Ashes winners` bowling attack to stay healthy if they want to regain their No.1 Test mantle.

Bird confident about Oz to regain Ashes success

Australian fast bowler Jackson Bird has said that he is confident that Australia will attain success in their second attempt in England in the Ashes with lessons learnt from last year`s tour.

Arthur says Oz has ` best all-round bowling attack in world cricket`

Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur has said that he believed that his team has best all-round bowling attack in world cricket.

Misbah horrified with team`s disastrous batting performance in Champions Trophy

Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq has expressed his disappointment over the team`s performance in the ICC Champions Trophy.

Steyn boost Proteas` CT hopes following `full intensity` net bowling

South Africa paceman Dale Steyn has raised hopes that he will be fit for the critical ICC Champions Trophy game against West Indies on Friday after he bowled at full intensity in the nets on Wednesday.

Heavily pregnant Jessica Simpson goes bowling with fiance

Jessica Simpson, who is all set to deliver her second child with fiance Eric Johnson, has managed to go bowling for the fun night out in LA.

BCCI to unearth bowling talent across country

In a bid to boost the country`s bowling repository, the BCCI has launched a programme to unearth talent.

Rise in injuries to fast bowlers due to ODIs: Hadlee

Richard Hadlee says the current crop of fast bowlers is getting injured frequently because of their bowling style in ODIS.