Angel can’t solve all of Manchester United’s deficiencies

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7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

In a film or a theatre production - people like a hero to come to the rescue and it is no different for Manchester United. By Ayyaz Malik.

Rohit Sharma to miss remainder of series

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10:54am Saturday 30th August 2014

India opener Rohit Sharma is to miss the remainder of the Royal London Series against England with a broken finger, and will be replaced by Murali Vijay.

Sky's the limit for teenage star Munir El-Haddadi

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10:48am Friday 29th August 2014

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic believes the sky's the limit for rising teenage star Munir El-Haddadi, with the Catalan giants seemingly having unearthed another gem from their production line.

Di Maria: 'I just want to help the club become successful again'

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4:17pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has warned not to expect instant miracles from Angel di Maria.

FIFA urged to act over football brain injury claims

Asian Image: File photo dated 10/12/2013 of Detail of the Official FIFA match ball, the brazuca. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 29, 2014. From samba stars to sunshine football, whole shanty towns of cliches have clung to the 2014 World Cup finals si

10:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

World governing body FIFA has been urged to stop young children from heading footballs and faces an accusation of leaving players vulnerable to brain injuries caused by concussion.

West Indies - Bangladesh game abandoned

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10:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

The one-off Twenty20 international between the West Indies and Bangladesh was abandoned with no result amid torrential rain and high winds at Basseterre.

Mike Gatting presents winning trophy to champs Marshes CC

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8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

former England captain Mike Gatting presented the awards at the London 6 International Cricket Competition held at Leyton County Ground.

Blackburn Rovers' parent company lose £36million

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6:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE company which owns Blackburn Rovers’ lost £36million last year making a New Year transfer embargo on the club likely.

Sri Lanka level series with emphatic win

Asian Image: HITTING OUT: Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan on the way to scoring a crucial 88 during Sri Lanka's emphatic 157-run win over England in the second ODI at Chester-le-Street

10:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews once again led the way as his side crushed Pakistan by 77 runs to level the one-day international series in Hambantota.

Bradford football club plagued by vandalism

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7:02am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BLOSSOMING Bradford football club is being plagued by vandals who have stolen or damaged parts of a pitch-perimeter fence.

Clubs thank law firm for backing local sport

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4:50pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A North west law firm is backing a community football club and has also announced a deal to sponsor a local cricket club. Curtis Law Solicitors will be the headline sponsor for Blackburn United FC for the upcoming season. Blackburn United FC have rapidly grown over the last few years. Their academy now attracts over 250 youths on a weekly basis from all ages from within the community.   Continuing on from this success, in the coming season Blackburn United FC will be represented by 13 teams of all age groups from under 7s through to senior level. Iqbal Bhai, chairman of the club said: “It is with great pride that we announce Curtis Law Solicitors as our headline sponsor. “I am overwhelmed with their vision and their ambitions in supporting us and we hope that this partnership continues for a very long time. It’s perfect timing too as we will be entering our 20th anniversary year for the Football club and I feel that this partnership will develop in to delivering great results.” Ishfaq Ahmed, enterprise manager said: “This is no ordinary sponsorship deal, this is a successful partnership that is just beginning.   “The coming together of Blackburn United FC and Curtis Law Solicitors will support the social responsibility and visionary goals that we feel are critical to the community.   “We intend to expand our efforts to tackle a number of objectives over the coming years, including tackling problems such as obesity, helping troubled youths and promoting the image of Blackburn and what it represents.  “We are proud that we have a great football club working alongside us who have the vision and the staff to make a real difference.”

No action for alleged racist comments

11:07am Tuesday 26th August 2014

The Italian Football Federation's Federal Prosecutor has confirmed no action will be taken against newly-elected president Carlo Tavecchio for allegedly racist comments.

Egerton's Amal Athulathmudali is a record-breaker

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7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AMAL Athulathmudali wrote his name into the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League record books as the Sri Lankan filled in for Salesbury and blasted Brinscall’s bowling attack to a new league record score.

Indian company launches 'Go the Distance Pitch' at Manchester United

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2:41pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Andy Cole and Denis Irwin helped to launch the 'go the distance' pitch initiative at Manchester United earlier today.

Michael Chopra signs up to Indian Super League

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11:16am Thursday 21st August 2014

Former Newcastle striker Michael Chopra has signed for Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters.

Future Indian tennis stars compete at All England Club

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4:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Talented tennis stars from India have been battling it out in the thirteenth HSBC Road to Wimbledon National Finals.

Suarez to make Barca debut in friendly

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11:47am Monday 18th August 2014

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has confirmed striker Luis Suarez will make his debut in Monday night's friendly against Mexican side Leon.

Dhoni defends day off

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9:01am Friday 15th August 2014

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have limited familiarity with his surroundings when the fifth Investec Test gets under way - after an unexpected day off and then a washout.

Boxing talent take centre stage in historic return to the ring

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11:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Some of the region’s best boxing prospects are to take centre stage in front of a bumper home crowd this September.

Moeen Ali: 'I wasn't trying to be political - It was a humanitarian thing'

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8:33am Thursday 14th August 2014

Moeen Ali has learned much in his short Test career so far - about the likely impact of wristband slogans, and a distinctly handy tip on how to bowl quicker off-breaks.

Kaneria life ban appeal dismissed

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9:44am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has once again had an application to appeal his life ban from cricket dismissed, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced.

Ajmal will have to undergo bowling tests

9:52am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action, the International Cricket Council has announced.

Moeen Alii stars as England romp to win

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6:53pm Saturday 9th August 2014

England claimed a 2-1 lead in the Investec Test Series as India collapsed to an innings-and-54-run defeat inside three days at Emirates Old Trafford.

Broad and Anderson rip through India top order

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2:22pm Thursday 7th August 2014

England seamers James Anderson and Stuart Broad wreaked havoc with the new ball on the first morning of the fourth Investec Test, with India limping to lunch at 63 for five.

England India Emirates Old Trafford test preview

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9:14am Thursday 7th August 2014

England and India head into the fourth Test of the Investec Series this morning with captains Alastair Cook and Mahendra Singh Dhoni having outlined radically different views on the spirit of cricket.

Sri Lanka captain Jayawardene plays final test series

8:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

All eyes will be on Mahela Jayawardene as the former Sri Lanka captain steps out for his final Test series against Pakistan on Wednesday.

Watford wins Bishop's Cup Interfaith Cricket Tournament

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2:19pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

The tournament, which was between St Albans, Watford and Luton, was set up in 2011 by Rev Jay McLeod, then interfaith adviser to the Diocese of St Albans.

India name uncapped trio in squad for Old Trafford test

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12:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

India have named uncapped trio Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma and Dhawal Kulkarni in their 17-man squad for the limited-overs matches against England.

Bell pays tribute to Gooch

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1:18pm Monday 4th August 2014

Ian Bell has paid tribute to former England batting coach Graham Gooch for helping to get him back amongst the runs.

Jadeja and Anderson cleared of ICC charges

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5:08pm Friday 1st August 2014

James Anderson has been cleared of any wrong-doing in his spat with Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test.

Moeen bags 6 for 67 as England level series

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2:07pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Alastair Cook hailed a near-perfect performance from England as they recorded their first Test win in almost a year.

Rangers Bilel Mohsni keen on promotion

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12:29pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Bilel Mohsni believes the existing Rangers squad has the quality to gain promotion from the Scottish Championship.

Bolt: 'I didn't slate games'

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11:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt tweeted to deny calling the Commonwealth Games "a bit s***" on Wednesday morning.

Qatar 2022 organisers 'shocked' that workers have not been paid

12:47pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Qatar 2022 organisers say they are "heavily dismayed" after it was revealed migrant workers employed to fit out the office block which houses their temporary headquarters have still not been paid.

Moeen Ali must remove Gaza wristbands say ICC

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11:33am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Moeen Ali must stop wearing his 'Save Gaza' and 'Free Palestine' wristbands while playing for England, the International Cricket Council has decided.

Dhoni unhappy with Jadeja fine

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5:48pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has complained bitterly about the "very hurtful decision" to fine Ravindra Jadeja for his alleged spat with James Anderson during the first Investec Test.

Silver for India in 10m Air Pistol Women

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5:14pm Friday 25th July 2014

Singapore's Shun Xie Teo (middle) celebrates winning the Gold Medal the final of the 10m Air Pistol Women.

VIDEO: Britain's first female Muslim boxer's story taken to the stage

Asian Image: TRAINER: Boxer Ambreen Sadiq whose story is being turned into a play

7:02am Friday 25th July 2014

A WOMAN who became Britain's first female Muslim boxer is helping to train actors who are sharing her extraordinary story in a play.

WIN: See England play India in style

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1:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Emirates Old Trafford has teamed up with Asian Image to offer one lucky winner a pair of tickets for the forthcoming Fourth Investec Test Match between England and India taking place at the world famous Old Trafford cricket ground from Thursday  August 7 to Monday 11 August 2014.

Commonwealth Games get under way in Glasgow

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10:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Team India were the first competing nation to enter Celtic Park to cheers from spectators as the Commonwealth Games were officially opened.

World Kabbadi League comes to the O2 Arena with performance by Akshay Kumar.

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1:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The World Kabaddi League will begin its global tour at O2 Arena London. on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 of August 2014.

Ishant Sharma revels in victory

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11:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

India paceman Ishant Sharma insists his side can give as good as they get on bowler-friendly wickets after crediting former England coach Duncan Fletcher for his match-winning display at Lord's.

Not a great fan of T20? Well, neither was I

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4:18pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

I have to admit I am not great fan of Twenty20 cricket.

Women cricketers to make a stand against forced marriage

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6:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

England women’s cricketers and female Bangladeshi cricketers met today to to discuss issues around sport, women’s empowerment and early forced marriage.

Rampant India go one-up in test series

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3:12pm Monday 21st July 2014

England collapsed to a 95-run defeat at Lord's, to concede a 1-0 Investec series lead and pile ever more pressure on their captain Alastair Cook.

ICC appeals against Bangladesh Premier League findings

1:24pm Saturday 19th July 2014

The International Cricket Council has appealed against the findings of the anti-corruption tribunal into the Bangladesh Premier League, and praised the conduct of Dhaka Gladiators coach Ian Pont.

Ajinkya Rahane century rescues India

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9:19am Friday 18th July 2014

England ran into the skilled resistance of Ajinkya Rahane as India defied the greenest of Lord's pitches of day one of the second Investec Test.

READER OFFER: Watch India play England at the Emirates Old Trafford in style!

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1:07pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The summer of 1990 heralded the arrival of Sachin Tendulkar onto the international cricket scene.

Dhoni: "We felt what happened was wrong, so we went ahead with the charges."

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9:18am Thursday 17th July 2014

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is unrepentant about India's decision to make an allegation of Level 3 seriousness against England's James Anderson.

Ozil to donate World Cup winnings to Brazilian charities

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3:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

German footballer Mesut Ozil is to donate his World Cup winnings Gaza it has been reported.

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