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How Cricket Mirrors Indian Society, For Better And For Worse – NPR

KAWCHow Cricket Mirrors Indian Society, For Better And For WorseNPRAmericans can seem a little sports-crazy, thanks to multimillion-dollar salaries for stars and big games that are practically national holidays. But our passion for sports has its limit...

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Cricketers have brought disrepute to game by illegal practices: Bishen Singh Bedi – Times of India


Cricketers have brought disrepute to game by illegal practices: Bishen Singh Bedi
Times of India
Blaming players for changing cricket's reputation for the worse, he said, "From the length of the pitch, weight of the ball to height of the stumps, nothing has changed. But change is in the producers, directors and actors of the game. The tamasha is ...

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Cricketers have brought disrepute to game by illegal practices: Bishan Singh Bedi – NDTVSports.com


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Cricketers have brought disrepute to game by illegal practices: Bishan Singh Bedi
NDTVSports.com
But when cricket was invented, it was to pull people out of depression. So there was no need to have an 'induced entertainment.' "I feel strongly that IPL is doing a lot of harm to the youth of the country. It makes the youth realise saturation point ...

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Dhoni keeps his end-over promise – ESPNcricinfo.com

Sports Keeda (blog)Dhoni keeps his end-over promiseESPNcricinfo.comThis was not cricket; this was poker. MS Dhoni was too calm, too cool, too sly. He bluffed and bluffed. He raised the stakes even as wickets fell. He rode his luck, survived a close run...

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BCCI’s interim chief lauds India’s triumph in West Indies – India Today

India Today BCCI’s interim chief lauds India’s triumph in West IndiesIndia TodayBoard of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya on Friday congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the tri-nation series at Port of Spain. “Heartiest congratulations to the Indian Cricket team for playing like true … and more »

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Charlotte Latin soccer player named Scholar All-American – Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Observer Charlotte Latin soccer player named Scholar All-AmericanCharlotte ObserverCharlotte Latin girls’ soccer player Ashley Finke was named to the 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association of America High School Scholar All-American team earlier this month. Thirteen girls and six boys were named to the team. To be selected, a …

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3 Films From Argentina You’ve Never Heard Of That Will Change Your LIfe – PolicyMic

PolicyMic 3 Films From Argentina You’ve Never Heard Of That Will Change Your LIfePolicyMicArgentina’s historically been ranked as one of Latin America’s leading cinemas. It’s the only country in the region to have won an Oscar (and it did so twice). But the country has seen an insurgence of high-quality, widely-accessible films since the …

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All You Need To Know About Sao Paulo, Brazil’s Largest City – Forbes

Telegraph.co.uk All You Need To Know About Sao Paulo, Brazil’s Largest CityForbesTo illustrate, there are three “Paulistanos” soccer teams in the first division of the national league: Portuguesa, São Paulo and Corinthians, which is the only billionaire soccer club in Brazil. Accordingly, there are two “Paulistas” soccer teams …What’s Next In Brazilian Protests? Unions Call First General Strike In 22 ...

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Soccer: US men have a great night, but against Belize – Oneida Dispatch


Soccer: US men have a great night, but against Belize
Oneida Dispatch
The Gold Cup final is scheduled for July 28, concluding what's been an interesting couple of months for soccer in the Americas, at least the part covered by what's known as CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association ...

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Mumbai Cricket Association accused of misusing land allotted for cricket academy – Cricket Country

Cricket CountryMumbai Cricket Association accused of misusing land allotted for cricket academyCricket CountryHe pointed out that despite MCA not having fulfilled various conditions imposed by the civic body, and not being issued a mandatory Occupation...

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