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Anjali Tendulkar expresses happiness over Sachin's double century against Australia
Anjali Tendulkar, wife of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, expressed happiness over Sachins phenomenal performance in 2-0 series win over Australia. ANI

Beaten Ponting wants Oz players to focus quickly on Ashes series
Australias skipper Ricky Ponting, who lost his last Test before the Ashes series, has said that the team has to move quickly to prepare themselves to face England at the Gabba. ANI

Bopanna-Aisam duo advances to Shanghai Masters pre-quarterfinals
The tennis duo comprising Rohan Bopanna of India and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan has advanced to the second round of the 2010 Shanghai Masters. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for October 12, 2010

Indian women athletes, shooters help country retain No.2 position in CWG on Day-9
India remained firm on the second position on Day-9, as Indian women helped it keep its head held high by winning a historic Gold medal in the womens 4x400m relay in the evening following the shooters Annuraj Singh and Heena Sidhu who did the country proud by winning Gold in the morning here on Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games. ANI

Indian women script history by claiming Gold medal in 4x400m relay in C'wealth Games
If Indian sports lovers thought Monday was the finest day in athletics for the country in the history of Commonwealth Games due to it first ever Gold in Discus Throw besides a podium finish, the Indian women runners made Tuesday an unforgettable Golden Day, as they stunned all by winning Gold medal in the womens 4x400m relay here on Tuesday. ANI

India beats England 5-4 in penalty shootout in Commonwealth Games' hockey semi-final match
In a nerve-wracking match, India beat England 5-4 in penalty shootout in the Mens Hockey semi-final clash here on Tuesday to enter final. ANI

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

English footie Ledley King celebrates his 30th b'day with 30 girls
English footballer Ledley King is said to have celebrated his 30th birthday with a booze-fuelled party for his mates and an invitation to thirty girls to join them in the penthouse. ANI

Another Nigerian sprinter fails dope test at CWG
Commonwealth Games Federation President Mike Fennell on Tuesday announced that Nigerian sprinter Samuel Okon, who finished sixth in the 110m hurdles final, has been tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexanamine. ANI

Ferdinand vows to never quit on England after getting captain's job back
Rio Ferdinand, who got his captains armband back from Steven Gerrard on Monday, has vowed never to give up on England. ANI

Rooney in best shape of season, claims Capello
England manager Fabio Capello has said that his ace striker Wayne Rooney is in his best shape of the season, both mentally and physically. ANI

Vettori calls for improved batting display to bounce back against Bangladesh
New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has asked his batsmen to make the most of good starts to bounce back in the five-match ODI series against Bangladesh. ANI

Misbah 'delighted, extremely proud' over Pak Test captaincy
Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he is delighted over his appointment as the captain of the Pakistan Test team for the forthcoming series against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ANI

Thorpe emerging as frontrunner for England batting coach role
Former England batsman Graham Thorpe is reportedly emerging as the top candidate for the vacant post of Englands lead batting coach. ANI

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

English footie Ledley King celebrates his 30th b'day with 30 girls
English footballer Ledley King is said to have celebrated his 30th birthday with a booze-fuelled party for his mates and an invitation to thirty girls to join them in the penthouse. ANI

Another Nigerian sprinter fails dope test at CWG
Commonwealth Games Federation President Mike Fennell on Tuesday announced that Nigerian sprinter Samuel Okon, who finished sixth in the 110m hurdles final, has been tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexanamine. ANI

Ferdinand vows to never quit on England after getting captain's job back
Rio Ferdinand, who got his captains armband back from Steven Gerrard on Monday, has vowed never to give up on England. ANI

Rooney in best shape of season, claims Capello
England manager Fabio Capello has said that his ace striker Wayne Rooney is in his best shape of the season, both mentally and physically. ANI

Vettori calls for improved batting display to bounce back against Bangladesh
New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has asked his batsmen to make the most of good starts to bounce back in the five-match ODI series against Bangladesh. ANI

Misbah 'delighted, extremely proud' over Pak Test captaincy
Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he is delighted over his appointment as the captain of the Pakistan Test team for the forthcoming series against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ANI

Thorpe emerging as frontrunner for England batting coach role
Former England batsman Graham Thorpe is reportedly emerging as the top candidate for the vacant post of Englands lead batting coach. ANI

btton backs Vettel to succeed him as F1's new king
Formula One reigning champion Jenson b*tton has backed Sebastian Vettel to succeed him as F1s new king this season. ANI

North in awe having watched iconic Tendulkar score his 14,000th run
Australian batsman Marcus North, who reached 1000 Test runs in the course of his 128 against India at Bangalore, was thrilled to score his ton on the same ground and watch Sachin Tendulkar score 14,000 runs. ANI

Elaborate traffic arrangements ahead of Commonwealth Games closing ceremony
Elaborate arrangements are being introduced here for smooth traffic movement ahead of a marathon race that would be conducted on the city roads on the morning of October 14, the day of the closing ceremony of the XIXth Commonwealth Games. ANI

Sending George to make debut in India is like 'not giving him a chance': McGill
Expressing his displeasure at the way the Australian team is picked, former leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has said that sending young paceman Peter George to India to make his Test debut is like not giving him a chance. ANI

Spotlight on PCB boss btt at ICC meeting focusing on 'spot-fixing'
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board meeting in Dubai will be focussing on the spot-fixing controversy, and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz b*tt will be at its center stage, facing a number of crucial questions. ANI

'Sachin's small margin separates magic from method': Roebuck
As Indian centurions Sachin Tendulkar and Murali Vijay dominated day three of the Bangalore Test against Australia there was only a minute distinction between the two batsmen, a small margin that somehow separates magic and method, noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said. ANI

Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa to be guest of honour at CWG closing
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to be the guest of honour and will be joined by Prince Edward at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

Heena Sindhu, Anuraj Singh win 31st gold for India at Delhi CWG
Indian shooters continued their impressive performance on the ninth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games with Heena Sindhu and Anuraj Singh winning the 31st gold for India in womens pairs 10m air pistol event on Tuesday. ANI

Privilege to watch Tendulkar's mastery: Roebuck
Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkars 49th Test century against Australia at Bangalores M. Chinnaswamy Stadium was a delight to watch. ANI

CWG Day 9: 21 gold medals at stake, all eyes on Narang, men's hockey team
With 21 gold medals at stake on the ninth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, all eyes will be on ace shooter Gagan Narang and the Indian mens hockey team, who will lock horns with the unbeaten England team for a berth in the final. ANI

Australia can still win Bangalore Test against India: Johnson
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson insists that his team can still win the second Test being played at Bangalore despite being dominated by Indian centurions Sachin Tendulkar and Murali Vijay on day three. ANI

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