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Cook is still captain because of ECB politics: Pietersen

Alastair Cook has managed to hold on to England captaincy solely because of 'politics', says maverick batsman Kevin Pietersen and insists that the disaster which the skipper is enduring in the series against India is something that he would not wish even for his worst enemy. AP photo

Alastair Cook has managed to hold on to England captaincy...

Testing phase for Shami

Shami has not exactly been struggling, but has been overshadowed by two of his colleagues. PTI photo

Wasim Akram looked distinctly displeased during a short break on...

CWG: Sidhu, Goel qualify for women's 10m air pistol finals

Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu qualified for the 10-metre air pistol finals of the 2014 Commonwealth Games by raking in the maximum points in qualification at the Barry Buddon Shooting centre here Friday. DH file photo

Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu qualified for the 10-metre air pistol finals of the 2014 Commonwealth Games by raking...

Jadeja fined 50 per cent, not found guilty of original offence

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been let off with just a 50 per cent match-fee fine after referee David Boon found the player not guilty of the original level 2 offence, which involved his on-field incident with England pacer James Anderson. AP file photo

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been let off with just a 50 per cent match-fee fine after referee David Boon found the player not guilty......

BCCI fumes at fine imposed on Jadeja, hints at appealing

A livid BCCI today made it clear that it was not satisfied with the verdict of imposing a fine on Ravindra Jadeja for his on-field spat with England pacer James Anderson and said it reserved its right to appeal against the sentence. AP file photo

A livid BCCI today made it clear that it was not satisfied with the verdict of imposing a fine on Ravindra Jadeja for his on-field......

Indian men off to winning start in CWG hockey, beat Wales 3-1

A far from impressive India had to toil hard to register a 3-1 win over a lowly Wales in their opening Pool A match in the men's hockey competition of the 20th Commonwealth Games at the National Hockey Centre, here today. AP photo

A far from impressive India had to toil hard to register a 3-1 win over a lowly Wales in their opening Pool A match in...

BCCI-ICC on collision course on Jadeja issue

The BCCI and its parent body ICC seemed headed for a showdown after Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was today fined 50 per cent of his match fee for the altercation with England pacer James Anderson, a sentence which a livid Indian Board intends to challenge. AP file photo

The BCCI and its parent body ICC seemed headed for a showdown...

CWG: Malaika wins India silver in 10m air pistol

Shooter Malaika Goel won India its fourth silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, finishing second behind Singapore's Shun Xie Teo in the women's 10-metre air pistol at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Friday '/ Reuters photo only for representation

Shooter Malaika Goel won India its fourth silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, finishing second behind Singapore's Shun Xie Teo in the women's 10-metre...

Bindra clinches gold, Malaika wins silver in shooting

Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal in the 10m air rifle event at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. PTI photo

Star marksman Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by ...

Dravid, Bindra in elite panel to identify talent

With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a 'Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme' and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others. Reuters file photo

With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry...

Isner lives to fight another day

Top seed American John Isner saved two match points before edging compatriot Robby Ginepri 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 in the second round of the Atlanta Open on Thursday. AP file photo

Top seed American John Isner saved two match points before edging compatriot Robby Ginepri 4-6, 7-6 (7-5)...

Hamilton tops the timing sheets

Lewis Hamilton continued to top the times ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg in Friday's second free practice session for this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix. AP file photo

Lewis Hamilton continued to top the times ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg...

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Sand sculpture with a message “Stop War” at Puri beach of Odisha...

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A villager on his way to collect drinking water wades through flood waters carrying a vessel...

Muslims burn a flag of Israel as they protest against Israel's attack on Gaza, after friday...

Muslims burn a flag of Israel as they protest against Israel's attack on Gaza, after friday...

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Army jawans lighting lamps at 'Kargil war Wall Memorial' to pay tribute during the celebrations...

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Gold Medalist India's Abhinav Bindra, Silver Medalist Abdullah Baki of Bangladesh...

Gold Medalist India's Abhinav Bindra, Silver Medalist Abdullah Baki of Bangladesh...

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A Malaysia Airlines crew member places a flower next to candles forming the letters MH17...

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Boats head out to the mouth of St. Johns River at dawn during the start of the Greater...

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