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Tejaswini Sawant says shooters need proper management
Indian shooter Tejaswini Sawant, who won a silver medal in the Commonwealth Games 50-metre prone rifle singles event, said that shooting athletes of the country needs a better managerial system. ANI

BCCI files complaint against Lalit Modi
The Secretary of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), N. Srinivasan, has filed a police complaint here on Wednesday against sacked IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on charges of criminal misappropriation of funds. ANI

Manmohan Singh to watch Commonwealth Games Hockey final
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is expected to visit Major Dhyanchand stadium to watch the final match of Mens Hockey event to be played between India and world champion Australia here on Thursday. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for October 31, 2008

Malik now feels more relaxed as captain after meeting new coach
Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik feels more relaxed as skipper now following his meeting with manager Yawar Saeed and coach Intikhab Alam in Lahore. ANI

Lawson says sacking influenced by politics, change in PCB set up
Geoff Lawson believes his sacking as the Pakistan cricket coach had nothing to do with his performance but was influenced by political changes in the country and the change in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) set-up. ANI

Pak cricket stadiums get Rs.800 million facelift before India series
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is confident of getting all its stadiums ready to host the home series against India in January and February. ANI

ECB invites Pakistan to tour England
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have formally invited Pakistan to play a test series in 2010 and negotiations will be held soon, a senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Thursday. ANI

Afridi says captaining Pakistan is his dream
With the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) set to review Shoaib Maliks performance as the national team captain at the end of this year, flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has expressed his desire to lead the side if given a chance. ANI

Former PCB chief cautions ICC over reversing Oval Test result
Shahryar Mohammad Khan, the former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, has cautioned the ICC against overturning the result of the controversial England-Pakistan Test at The Oval in 2006, now a draw, back to a forfeit. ANI

Real Madrid likens senile Ferguson to General Franco
Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has been branded senile in Spain and compared to Spanish dictator General Franco. ANI

Capello hails Beckhams move to AC Milan
England coach Fabio Capello reckons that David Beckham will be a great acquisition for AC Milan after the midfielder finalised his loan switch to the Italian giants. ANI

Olympic medallist Vijender supports social cause on 22nd birthday
(Haryana), Oct.31 (ANIIn a gesture to support social cause, the Olympic medallist Vijender launched two social campaigns-- Tree Plantation and Save Girl Child here on Thursday on the occasion of his birthday. ANI

Hamilton says he will not crack under pressure in Brazil
British driving sensation Lewis Hamilton has insisted that he will not crack in Sundays world title showdown in Brazil. ANI

Lara Bingles wedding with Michael Clarke wont be red carpet event
Aussie cricket vice-captain Michael Clarkes fiancee, model Lara Bingle, has said that their marriage will not be a red carpet event. ANI

Gambhir suspended for one Test match
Indian opener Gautam Gambhir was banned for one Test match after he was found guilty of elbowing Australia all-rounder Shane Watson during the ongoing third Test in Delhi. ANI

Lewis Hamilton racially abused by Spanish F1 fans again
Ace car racer Lewis Hamilton has once again been racially abused by Spanish Formula One fans, ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix. ANI

Oz team angry over soft charge on Gambhir
Australian team is angry that Indian opener Gautam Gambhir was not charged with a more serious offence following his mid-pitch collision with all rounder Shane Watson during the third Test. ANI

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