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Rohan-Aisam image nominated for 'Peace and Sport' award for India, Pak bonhomie
The Indo-Pak Express comprising Pakistans Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and Indias Rohan Bopanna is again in news, as the duos image taken during the semifinals of the US Open 2010 has been nominated for the Peace and Sport award. ANI

Misbah has 'best cricket brain' in Pak: Lawson
Former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson believes that Misbah-ul-Haq has the best cricket brain in Pakistan, and is well-placed to handle the Test captaincy in the forthcoming series against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ANI

Bangalore Test poised to be another India-Australia humdinger
India and Australia are heading towards another thriller of a Test match on day five of the Bangalore Test after both the teams failed to grasp the initiative on day four. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for October 6, 2008

Indo-Pak wrestling competition to promote good relationship held
To promote good relations between India and Pakistan, a one-day wrestling competition called Mission Dosti(mission friendship) was held at Katra in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. ANI

Shocked O.J. Simpson senses a conspiracy
Former American football star O.J. Simpson is in a state of shock over his conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping, a verdict that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. ANI

Oz spin coach Jenner surprised at Whites inclusion for India Test series
Australian spin coach Terry Jenner has expressed surprise at the inclusion of leg-spinner Cameron White while avoiding Beau Casson. ANI

Mudassar Nazar to resign as Pak cricket academy head coach
Former Pakistani cricketer Mudassar Nazar has decided to quit as head coach of his countrys National Cricket Academy (NCA) in order to take up a coaching job at ICCs Global Cricket Academy in Dubai. ANI

Ronaldos wink has Colombian beauty thinking hes gay!
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo got the brush-off from a Colombian soap star who thought that the Manchester United ace was gay. ANI

O.J. Simpson convicted himself by his words in videotapes: Jury
The judges presiding over the hearing on former American football player O.J. Simpsons trial regarding the botched gunpoint memorabilia heist in a Sin City hotel room said Sunday night that the Juice convicted himself with his own words. ANI

Chelsea coach Scolari fires title warning
Chelsea coach Phil Scolari believes his team will get even better and probably take a shot at the title this year. ANI

ICC announces officials for upcoming series in Canada
The International Cricket Council today announced match referee and umpire appointments for the upcoming Twenty20 International tournament taking place in King City, Ontario from 10 to 13 October involving Canada, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. ANI

Michael Phelps leaves fans spellbound during Olympic heroes parade
Ace swimmer Michael Phelps received a warm welcome from thousands of people lining the streets of Towson, Maryland, Saturday afternoon to welcome their local Olympic heroes home. ANI

White selected because he fulfilled the need for another leg-spinner
Cameron White has been called in to join the Aussie team in India because the touring side needed another leg-spinner. This was the reason for Whites selection after Bryce McGain injured his shoulder, and Beau Casson was once again left at home despite his brilliant bowling figures of 29 wickets in the Pura Cup for the Blues last season. ANI

Shane Warne ranks Sachin Tendulkar No. 1 cricketer in the world
Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has ranked Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar as No. 1 in his list of best players included in his new book Shane Warnes Century, to be launched in London tomorrow. ANI

England can regain Ashes in 2009, says Harmison
England can beat Australia in next summers Ashes series here, claims fast bowler Steve Harmison. ANI

Harbhajan Singh says India can beat Australia four-nil
Indian off spinner Harbhajan Singh has said that he is looking forward to scalping Aussie captain Ricky Ponting as the four-test series starts in Bangalore this week. ANI

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