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Is This the End of the West Indies as a Cricketing Entity?

For reasons that were at once predictable and shocking, the past week has seen developments that it’s not being grandiose to say may lead to the… 664 more words

Cricket

Cost of sports fandom around the world

Olympic.ca is currently featuring a series exploring sports fans. 

Following a sports team closely can be costly.

Aside from the emotional ups and downs, and immeasurable opportunity costs such as your significant other finally getting fed up and leaving you, fandom also hits your bank account like a classic open-ice… 831 more words

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Indian footballer dies after goal celebration

Indian footballer Peter Biaksangzuala has died from injuries he sustained as he landed awkwardly whilst celebrating.

The 23-year-old damaged his spinal cord doing a somersault after scoring an equaliser for Bethlehem Vengthland FC against Chanmari West FC. 88 more words

Football

Kevin Pietersen: What he said, really meant and definitely didn't

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Kevin Pietersen is utterly professional.

What he said:

“The IPL is professionalism taken to its logical extreme. All the bullshit and hypocrisy have been turned off.”

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Is IPL losing its appeal by the time?

IPL season can be easily distinguished by the small pockets of crowds that assemble outside any shop having a television set; there are sudden merriments, exhilaration and also sighs of dismay. 513 more words

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Hope Pakistan players would be allowed in IPL soon: Shahryar Khan

Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar Khan believes the Lahore Lions’ successful participation in the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 will open the Indian Premier League doors for the country’s players. 207 more words

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The Marquee Stars of the Indian Super League

For budding football leagues, particularly leagues attempting to blossom in Asia, bums-on-seats are a priority. In our country, for example, when the A-League was launched Dwight Yorke wafted around the pitch for Sydney FC, winning the inaugural title with them, and the Joe Marston Medal for being the grand final’s best player, then, no doubt, hit the Sydney nightclubs like an obese uncle euphorically winning a local bellyflop contest. 1,199 more words

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